September 17, 2014

Military Muster

File photo

File photo

Members of the KC Bettys pose during a military tribute at the Gardner Historical Museum in 2012. The museum will host a military muster on Sept. 27. The museum will feature a military exhibit from now through Veterans …

Bicyclists to pass through Edgerton Saturday

Bikers are headed to Edgerton, but residents won’t hear the roar of engines and the smell of grease. The MS 150 Bike Race will pass through Edgerton on Sept. 13.
The race is a two-day fundraiser for the National Multiple …

GEHS graduate to chair KU conference

Laura Wehmeier, a 2012 Gardner Edgerton High School graduate, will co-chair a student housing conference at the University of Kansas next month. Wehmeier, a KU junior in nursing, and Taylor Hanna, a KU senior in applied behavioral sciences, will help …

Make It Count

Shyan Locke, President of Johnson County Dog Club, volunteered her  time to direct traffic to The Make It County’s special 5K run  Submitted photo

Shyan Locke, President of Johnson County Dog Club, volunteered her time to direct traffic to The Make It County’s special 5K run Submitted photo

A special 5K run was held Aug. 2 at New Century Airport. The Make It Count …

Chamber hosts event

The Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce will host its second annual Shooting Clay Tournament this Friday.
Participants can register as individuals or as four-person teams. Individuals will be placed on a team. In addition to the tournament, the event will …

OUR VIEW: America’s poor remain wealthy comparitively

Numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed a sharp increase in the number of Americans living below the poverty line. The statistics show that one in six Americans, or 46 million people, are living below the poverty line.
While the …

Information wanted in intermodal theft

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
They have the truck, but they’re still searching for the thief.
Gardner Police officers recovered a semi-tractor that had been stolen from the Edgerton intermodal last week. The truck, a 2006 Freightliner, has been returned to its …

Walking through time

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Claud Steed portrays Jimmy Peters in the Gardner Cemetery on Sept. 4. The Gardner Historical Museum hosted its annual walk on Sept. 4 and Sept. 6. This year’s walk featured World War II veterans, including …

GE tennis team nets wins in opening action

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer tennis team turned in an impressive effort in season-opening varsity action at Leavenworth High School last week.
The Blazers swept all four matches against Shawnee Mission North High School; posted a 1-3 record versus …

GEHS freshmen lose football season opener

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer freshman football squad dropped an 18-14 season opener at Shawnee Mission East High School last week.
Leon Gaeta got the Blazers on the board, returning a fumble 35-yards for a …