February 11, 2016

Soldier adjusts to small town following 9 month Afghanistan deployment

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Gardner represents a fresh start for Jayni Dice. Following nine months of active duty in Afghanistan, the sergeant arrived home on Sept. 2 and moved to Gardner on Sept. 17. Gardner, she said, reminds her of home, Pittsburg, Kan. β€œIt’s a small farm town, but still close enough to the city,” Dice Continue Reading

New Century Fieldhouse could be open next year

New Century Fieldhouse – an 88,000 square foot warehouse at New Century AirCenter near Gardner, may be open as early as 2011, according to the Johnson County Park and Recreation Department. The rec department will use part of the building as a multi-use sports court area including courts for basketball, volleyball and five-man indoor soccer. Continue Reading