November 28, 2014

Edgerton hires director tasked with development

The city of Edgerton has hired a community development director. Officials named that Kenneth Cook will step into the role on Nov. 12.
The job will entail managing all aspects of community development and planning for the city, including planning …

Letters to the editor

Rep. Willie Dove
Bonner Springs
I am humbled by the confidence you showed in me on Nov. 4.
I will not forget this seat belongs not to Willie Dove, but to the people of the 38th District.
Whether or not …

Students of Character

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

USD 231 board of education members recognized a Student of Character from each of the district’s schools during a Nov. 10 board meeting. Students included third grader Reagan Wymer, Edgerton Elementary; first grader Elle Perez, …

Autumn falls

Photo courtesy of Gary Carson

Photo courtesy of Gary Carson

Fall ended with a burst of color. These photos depict the leaves in downtown Gardner at their brightest just days before Halloween. Officially autumn began on Sept. 22.
Winter doesn’t begin until Dec. 23, but …

OUR VIEW: Parade cancellation a disappointment

It was exciting to have Johnson County’s Veterans Day ceremony in Gardner on Nov. 11. However, we were disappointed in a decision to cancel a scheduled parade in conjunction with the event.
The approximate block long parade was to take …

Gardner man charged with sexual battery

Dennis Clark

Dennis Clark

Danedri Thompson
A Gardner man is out on $10,000 bond after being charged with three counts of aggravated sexual battery in Wyandotte County.
Dennis Clark, 47 of Gardner, is a nurse who worked at Providence Medical Center …

Warehouse boom continuing

Photo courtesy of Larry Beyer

Photo courtesy of Larry Beyer

Ever since the Logisitics Park Kansas City and the Edgerton intermodal opened in late September 2013, there has been ongoing construction work on massive new warehouses. The latest warehouse building going up is on the …

Successful Lady Blazer golf season

The Lady Blazer golf squad recently completed another successful season under the guidance of Gardner Edgerton High School Coach Amy Van Rheen.
“This year marked the seventh in a row we have taken individuals or a team to the state …

Blazer soccer squad earns honors

It’s been another successful season for Coach Andy Weber and his Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer soccer squad. Two players recently earned All-Eastern Kansas League honors.
Dakota Steuber was named to the All-EKL first team, and Carson Harding was named …

SH Broncos lose to Piper High

A 33-0 first-round state 4A playoff loss at Piper High School brought the season to a close for Coach Anthony Orrick and the Spring Hill High School Broncos.
Piper jumped to a 26-0 first-half lead and never looked back en …