April 24, 2014

Fire crews battle flames at Unilever

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Fire investigators suspect lightning is to blame for a fire at the Unilever manufacturing plant at New Century.
Firefighters from Johnson County Fire District No. 1 responded to a two-alarm fire call at the plant, located at …

Senior photos needed

The following is a list of students that we do not have senior pictures for:
Samantha Akin
Ariana Barmayoun
Amber Chadwick
Kyle Denny
Juan Duque
Carmen Groff
Oscar Hernandez
Thomas Mendez
Angelica Noone
Miranda Overton
Azaina Smith
Damon Stroud
Kara …

Grocery grab

Grocery grab 2

Sarah Buchanan, Manhattan, prepares to have her groceries tallied at Constentino’s Price Chopper in Gardner on April 12. Buchanan won the Rotary Club’s raffle, which allowed her to race through the grocery store grabbing as much as she could in …

Lady Broncos 4th at Paola Invitational

Lara Spaulding led the scoring as the Spring Hill Lady Broncos brought back a fourth place finish from the Paola Invitational last week.
Spaulding cleared 4-foot, 10-inches to place second in the high jump. She took third in the triple …

Lady Jaguars 2nd at Eudora Invitational

Using balanced scoring, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade girls track team brought back a second place finish from the Eudora Invitational last week.
Baldwin won the triangular by a score of 73-59 over Pioneer. Eudora took thirrd with …

(CLICK HERE) April 18, 2014 Classifieds

(CLICK HERE) April 18, 2014 Classifieds

Hopping into spring

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TOP: The Easter Bunny visited with local kids in several places on April 12. Here the bunny waves after visiting with kids in Edgerton. The Easter Bunny stopped in during an egg hunt sponsored by the Girl Scouts and Edgerton …

Release forms for senior portraits neeeded

We are in need of release form from the following photographers in order for us to print any senior portraits that they took.  If your photographer is not on this this then we have already received permission to print the

Police officers to collect prescription medications

The Gardner Police Department wants your drugs.
Police officers will join the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and other law enforcement agencies in the eighth National Prescription Take Back Event.
Old or expired medicines in home cabinets are highly susceptible to …

GEHS Lady Blazer track squad takes 2nd place at Olathe Invitational

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Taylor Claybon races to state-leading time in the 300-meter hurdles.  Photo courtesy of Courtney Franz 

The Lady Blazers had six individual champions and accumulated 155-and-a- half points to claim runnerup honors behind Olathe East High School at the Olathe Invitational on April 11th.
Gardner Edgerton High School hosted the invitational meet due to construction at …