April 16, 2014

Fair parade to honor Lefmanns

Mark Taylor
The Johnson County Fair Committee will honor J.P. and Gloria Lefmann as Grand Marshals of the parade on Aug. 11.
J.P and Gloria are long time volunteers in Johnson County, having served as 4-H leaders and being …

Johnson County Fair benefits community in a multitude of ways

Chairman Ed Eilert and Commissioner Calvin Hayden
The Johnson County Fair truly is as American as apple pie.
In fact, pie and its auctioning off, donation back for resale, and auctioning off again has supported a decadelong memorial fund, funding …

It’s fair time in Johnson County

Don’t let the scarecrows scattered throughout the fairgrounds scare you away from this year’s Johnson County Fair, Aug. 7 – 11 in Gardner.
Bring your flock and enjoy this wonderful annual event that showcases the cultural heritage of rural America. …

Johnson County Fair results posted

Fair results are now available at: http://www.jocokansasfair.com/Results.htm…

Johnson County Fair Parade

The Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce is facilitating the parade on Saturday, August 13, 2011. If you want to be a participant instead of a spectator, YOU can. Dress up your dog, decorate your bike, ride your horse, drive your …

4-H’er discusses process of raising rabbits

Veronica Mullin

Special to The Gardner News

4H is a family convention for many people. Much of their time is invested year round in preparation for events, the biggest of which is by far the Johnson County Fair.
Elena Burg, …

Wrapping up a hot time at the fair

A parade watcher plays with her puppies on the parade route last week. 4-H groups had ‘cooling stations’ on the fairgrounds where members could spray their pets with water to keep them cool during the heatwave. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Corbin H. Crable
The last sheep has left the arena and the last funnel cake has been consumed, but organizers of the Johnson County Fair say that within a couple of months, plans will already be under way for …

Fun in the sun

The carnival on the fairgrounds is a main attraction for both kids and adults. Staff photo by Veronica Mullin.

At the fair

Kids took advantage of the many rides while the carnival was in town in conjunction with the fair. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Going to the dogs

FAIR Blazerettes prep for parade jpg