October 23, 2014

Huskies undefeated

Compiling an impressive 271 yards of offense, the Trail Ridge Middle School Husky eighth grade varsity football team remained perfect at 6-0 with a 34-12 win versus Paola Middle School last week.
Leading the way was Jacob Hunsperger who carried …

Police arrest one in Gardner shooting

Gardner Police officers arrested a man for a shooting on Oct. 12. Police and Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic disturbance in Gardner early that morning.
At the scene, officers discovered one person had been shot and sustained …

Strong finish

 Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Spring Hill Middle School eighth-grader Stephen Mitchell runs in a cross country meet hosted by SHMS last week. Mitchell’s strong performance helped his team win the meet. In addition to SHMS eighth grade boys taking top honors, SHMS’ …

Gardner man earns planning distinction

A Gardner man has earned 2014 New Horizon Honorable Mention for his master’s graduate report.
Mitchel Loring, a 2014 Kansas State University master’s graduate in regional planning from Gardner, looked at the application of social media-based methodology to Washington Square …

Blazer losing streak continues

Gardner Edgerton High School quarterback Colton Mullin hands off to Keegan Michael in action at Blue Valley North last week. The Blazers dropped a 31-15 decision.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Gardner Edgerton High School quarterback Colton Mullin hands off to Keegan Michael in action at Blue Valley North last week. The Blazers dropped a 31-15 decision. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football losing streak …

Blazer soccer squad blanks Heritage Christian

Dakota Steuber scored two goals leading the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity soccer squad to a 3-0 win at Heritage Christian last week.
Steuber scored the two goals off assists by Jansen Ahrens and Sam Mayeske.
Carson Harding netted …

Big blimpin

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

The “Create a Great State” blimp was recently spotted at New Aircenter. The blimp, “Grow Missouri,” has been leased by a Missouri conservative group.…

Council may ease RV parking restrictions

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Recreational vehicle owners may be allowed to park and store their RVs in Gardner driveways in the near future.
During an Oct. 6 work session, council members appeared to reach a consensus that would change city code …

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With breast cancer currently the second most common cancer in women, according to government health statistics, awareness and early detection are crucial for treatment outcomes. With this in mind, every October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — a time …

Residents: crosswalk poses danger to pedestrians

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Not only is a crosswalk on north Center Street in Gardner unsafe, it may also be illegal. That’s the word from several residents of Brittany Court, a housing development on the west side of Center Street.
The …