July 28, 2014

Fair parade to honor Lefmanns

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
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

Members of Gardner Edgerton High School’s Marching Band line up before the start of the Johnson County Fair parade on Saturday, Aug. 7 in downtown Gardner. The band was one of more than 100 participants in the annual parade. Staff

Fun in the sun

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

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

Many rides were set up by workers, the tallest of which was the ferris wheel. Staff photo by Veronica Mullin.

Younger

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

New Life Church's float took first prize in Saturday's Johnson County Fair Parade. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Thousands of people flocked to the Johnson County Fair last week. Many took advantage of the many food options. Staff photo by

Going to the dogs

FAIR Blazerettes prep for parade jpg

Competitors in the Johnson County Fair's dog show led their pets through various obstacle courses. Staff photo by Corbin H. Crable.

The pooches were judged based on their performance in agility trials. Staff photo by Corbin H. Crable.

Contestants carefully