February 9, 2016

Museum to dedicate new ramp

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com When Gardner Historical Museum officials purchased the Bray house, a family home behind the museum, they had one small problem to address before it could be opened to the public – the home was not accessible for wheelchairs. That changed this weekend as workers from Pro Deck and Design volunteered their time Continue Reading

Scout earns honors for bravery during medical emergency

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Always be prepared, the motto for the Boy Scouts of America, is more than a slogan to Blake Phelps, Gardner. It’s a way of life, for which he recently received one of the Boy Scout’s highest honors for bravery, a Certificate of Merit. He also earned an award from Fox 4 News Continue Reading

Boy Scout troop works to light flag at Gardner Cemetery

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com This Memorial Day a volunteer from the American Legion agreed to tend to the American flag located at the Gardner Cemetery; each day at dawn the Legionnaire would dutifully trek out to the cemetery to raise Old Glory and at evening he would lower her right at dusk. Members of the Legion Continue Reading