February 7, 2016

Police Chief Francis dies – (updated with service information)

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com Kenneth Francis, longtime Gardner police chief, has passed away. Francis, 66, spent more than 40 years in public safety, and more than 20 of those in Gardner. Francis grew up in St. Joseph, Mo, where his family ran a grocery store. Although the family business awaited him, Francis knew from an early Continue Reading