November 22, 2014

Ready, set … food fight!

Local children enrolled in a summer camp got more than they bargained for when they donned their swimsuits on Friday afternoon and marched out to a field behind Sunflower Elementary. Organizers of the summer camp, sponsored by Johnson County, had

Area woman finishes work on new book about rural schools

Spring Hill resident Tressa Stone holds a copy of her new book, “Rural Schools of Johnson County.” The book costs $30 and can be purchased at the Gardner Historical Museum. Staff photo by Corbin H. Crable

Corbin H. Crable

chcrable@gardnernews.com

UPDATED: Edgerton approves issuance of $500M in bonds for logistics park

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com
A resolution of intent to issue industrial revenue bonds totaling $500 million for the construction of facilities related to the intermodal breezed through the Edgerton City Council on July 8.
It took council members only minutes …

Edgerton Planning Commission OKs rezoning land for distribution center

Corbin H. Crable

chcrable@gardnernews.com

Edgerton City Administrator David Dillner announced on the Edgerton Insights blog on Wednesday that the Edgerton Planning Commission has recommended to the city council approval to rezone 16 acres of land south of U.S. 56 to …

Mill increase would help offset shortfall in Bond & Interest fund

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

Gardner City Council members on July 12 discussed the possibility of a 6.5 mill increase in the city’s 2011 budget to help offset a shortfall in the Bond and Interest Fund – and Gardner residents could …

Edgerton council approves issuance of $500M in IRBs for logistics park facilities

Corbin H. Crable

chcrable@gardnernews.com

A resolution of intent to issue industrial revenue bonds totaling $500 million for the construction of facilities related to the intermodal breezed through the Edgerton City Council on July 8.

It took council members only minutes …

Total preparation has no place at DMV

The old saying that, “Nothing is certain but death and taxes” is correct but still incomplete.

I’d add “the pain of dealing with the Department of Motor Vehicles” to that short list.
Last week I decided to finally get a …

City official presents timeline for Gardner Lake task force

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com
City Administrator Stewart Fairburn updated the Gardner City Council on the newly formed Gardner Lake Rules Advisory Committee at the governing body’s meeting July 6.
The task force was formed late last month in response to …

Local man launching Internet radio station

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com
Charlie Wyatt wants to spread the word of God on the Information Superhighway – and he’s even willing to work with your own schedule to do it.
July 23 will see the official launch of WUCA …

GCT presents ‘Annie’ as summer musical

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

The Gardner Community Theatre is bringing a beloved classic to the stage as it presents ‘Annie’ this week and next week.
The rags-to-riches story of an orphan who captures the heart of a wealthy miser in …