TOP: Willie Dove, R-Bonner Springs, left, is sworn into the Kansas House of Representatives on Jan. 14. Dove represents a northern portion of Gardner near Gardner Lake.
BOTTOM: Bill Sutton, R-Gardner, center, is sworn in. Sutton represents most of Gardner and Edgerton in the Kansas House. The legislature formally opened
the 2013 session on Jan. 14. Local members of the Senate, including Sen. Pat Apple, R-Louisburg and Sen. Julia Lynn, R-Olathe, were also sworn in last week.