July 1, 2015

SHHS softball team finishes season

A 3-1 loss to Baldwin in first round 4A state play ended the season for Coach Shelly Huber and her Spring Hill High School Bronco softball team.
Mary Kate Hale took the tough pitching loss to the rival Baldwin Bulldogs.…

Blazer vaulters hit competitive highs

Conner McGuire and Kyle Stubler received their state pole vault medals in Wichita last weekend. Submitted photo

Conner McGuire and Kyle Stubler received their state pole vault medals in Wichita last weekend. Submitted photo

It’s been quite a season for Gardner Edgerton High School coach Thane Nonamaker and his Blazer vault crew.
Senior Conner McGuire capped a …

Get served

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Kyra Wedding, Gardner, gets a little help serving breakfast during the American Legion Auxilary Unit 19’s Memorial Day breakfast.
The annual breakfast raises money for veteran causes and local scholarships.

Sheriff’s office to host handgun safety for kids

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Kids Handgun Safety and Awareness Seminar Saturday, June 6 for children ages 5-12.
There will be two classes offered this Saturday one from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and another from noon …

McGuire a state championship winner in pole vault

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Conner McGuire won the state 6A pole vault with a leap of 15 feet 6 inches. The state meet was held at Cessna stadium in Wichita May 29 and 30. Submitted Photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Conner McGuire won the state 6A pole vault with a leap of 15 feet 6 inches. The state meet was held at Cessna stadium in Wichita May 29 and 30. Submitted Photo

Gardner Edgerton High …

Gardner-Edgerton girls’ track team members medal at State meet

Heather Culbertson threw the javelin to a fourth place finish at the 6A state meet in Wichita last week. Submitted photo

Heather Culbertson threw the javelin to a fourth place finish at the 6A state meet in Wichita last week. Submitted photo

Five Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers returned home from the Kansas State Track and Field Championship with medals. …

Local funeral director to lead association

Shane Brown, Gardner, was installed as the President-Elect of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association (KFDA) during a convention in Topeka last month.
Brown and his family own Bruce Funeral Homes in Gardner and Spring Hill. He bachelor’s degree in history …

Tovkach medals at State Golf Meet

Trystan Tovkach carded a 76 and brought back an eleventh place medal from the 6A State golf tournament at Cary Park Course in Hutchinson.
Tovkach carded a three over 38 for nine holes. On the back nine, he eagled on …

Hive of 100K bees relocated from Spring Hill

Save a Bee Rescue worker carries buckets of honeycomb to a truck. The bee hive will be relocated to a 28-acre farm near Independence, Mo. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Save a Bee Rescue worker carries buckets of honeycomb to a truck. The bee hive will be relocated to a 28-acre farm near Independence, Mo. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Several thousand bees are getting a new …

Sheriff’s office seeks help in locating missing calf

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a newborn Black Angus calf.
The calf, owned by Bill Bushno of Gardner, went missing on April 4, and the sheriff’s office is investigating it as a …