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Spring Hill selects new police chief

At the March 15 city council meeting, the governing body approved Mayor Steven Ellis’ appointment of Cindy Henson as chief of police. “It is my privilege to nominate Cindy Henson to the position as Chief of Police in the City of...

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Edgerton, FD#1 partner for plan

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner News Edgerton will soon partner with Johnson County Fire District No.1 to develop a comprehensive emergency preparedness plan to be used in case of a major disaster. Trig Morley, FD No.1...

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Donations sought for Edgerton resident

Albert Rukwaro Special for The Gardner News Don Roberts, Edgerton mayor, has sent out an appeal for donations to the Mayors’ Christmas Tree Fund to assist an Edgerton resident who recently suffered a heart attack, underwent an...

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New Petite Picassos art programs date set

Pablo Picasso lends his name to a single-session art class for young children being offered at two locations in late March by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. Petite Picassos is the name of this program, which is...

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Area resident celebrates 100th birthday

Sunshine and warmer weather brought Viola McConnell, 100, to The Gardner News office to renew her annual subscription. Last year when McConnell stopped by, she was 99 — and doing fine, she said. McConnell has lived in the area...

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Keep it pumping

Photos courtesy of JCFD#1 Crews spent March 18 training on drafting and tender shuttle operations....

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Service to conclude at Lackman Library

Johnson County Library will discontinue services at the Lackman Branch, 15345 W 87th St Pkwy, Lenexa on, April 24, 2019, 8:00 Johnson County Library Board of Directors announced at their March 14 board meeting. Lackman patrons...

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Trash rates adjusted

Trash rates in Spring Hill will be adjusted, beginning with this month’s utility bill. As a part of the Spring Hill’s contract with Waste Management, regular trash rates will increase 33 cents to $16.77. Senior rates will...

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Police department receives traffic safety award

The Spring Hill Police Department is an award-winning agency in traffic safety for the fourth year in a row. At the Feb. 28 city council meeting, Bob Hamilton, law enforcement liaison for the Kansas Department of Transportation,...

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Rewards combat school humiliation

Dorothy Rosby Contributing columnist Apparently I saved every certificate, every ribbon, and every trophy I received while I was in school, because I came across a whole box of them recently. (I’m not saying it was a big box.) I...

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