April 21, 2014

Volunteers raise funds to save drive-in theater

A fence announces the drive-in theater, located on 327th Street between Osawatomie and Paola. Residents there are rallying to save the theater, which needs to purchase digital projection equipment if it is to remain open next summer. Submitted photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Decisions made in Hollywood rarely have repercussions in Miami County, Kan. But after decades of movie-making magic on 35 millimeter film, Hollywood is going digital.
The change could leave drive-in movie theaters in the dust. But that …

Drive-in theater keeps memories alive

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com
It’s been called one of the best-kept secrets in the area, but on some busy Friday or Saturday nights, you wouldn’t know it by looking at the crowds.
The Midway Drive-In Theatre is a member of …