December 1, 2015

Blazer indoor hitting clinic scheduled

Our indoor winter hitting clinic for kids grades 5-8 has been scheduled GEHS for December 13- February 21. The clinic league will have two divisions; fifth and sixth grader and the other division is seventh and eighth graders. Each clinic league will be limited to a maximum of seven teams and will play six games. Continue Reading

Trailridge JV lose to Ottawa

Battling till the end, the Trailridge seventh grade girls JV basketball team dropped a tough 29-19 decision to Ottawa last week. “The team played with great effort but just came up short,” said Coach Mike Gunderson. Leading scorers for Trailridge were Kayleigh Bobki with four points. Kylie Webb, Sarah Mayeske, Mckenzi Clark, and Franki Stumple Continue Reading

Page’s legacy of public service lives on

Rhonda Humble Publisher Although often used interchangeably, there’s a difference between a politician and public servant. A public servant can be involved in politics, but a politician’s focus isn’t necessarily to serve the public. Bob Page was a public servant in the true sense of the word, and his passing at age 87 leaves a Continue Reading

City council meeting rescheduled

The Gardner City Council Meeting regularly scheduled for Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, has been cancelled and rescheduled for Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, located at 120 E. Main St. The Budget Hearings for amending the 2015 Budget and 2016 Budget have also been rescheduled for Nov. 23, 2015, Continue Reading

USD 231 board discusses league change

Lynne Hermansen Special to The Gardner News Gardner-Edgerton High School has been invited by the State of Kansas to join the Sunflower League. “It’s a move that’s very flattering and worth considering,” Mark Meyer, Gardner-Edgerton High School Principal, said at the USD 231 school board meeting on Monday, November 9. Meyer gave a presentation to Continue Reading

Ribbon cutting

Friday, Nov. 6, Spring Hill Chamber members gathered to welcome new business, The Creative Place, LLC to Historic Main Street. Owners Kelly Ashton and Jeff Sieb.  The Creative Place, located at 118 South Main Street,  is a retreat center for artists with sleeping space for up to 15.  An open house was held Nov. 6-7 Continue Reading

Moonlight, Lincoln traffic light installation begins

Starting Monday Nov. 16, the City of Gardner will begin installation of traffic signal lights at the intersection of Lincoln Lane and Moonlight Road. In addition to crews installing traffic signal lights, the project also includes upgrading sidewalk ramps and pavement markings to meet current Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines. Motorists can expect temporary lane Continue Reading

City of Gardner to host 2016 Citizens Academy 

Gardner will host its second Citizens Academy, Gardner You! beginning Jan. 28. Gardner You! is a seven-week interactive civic and public information program that focuses on educating residents and business owners about the City of Gardner’s governmental process.  Department directors and other city staff will lead unique and informative sessions designed to give citizens hands-on Continue Reading

GEHS Highlights

Quarterback Griffin Johns (14) passed for over 300 yards this season and scored a touchdown in the 12-9 season finale win against Olathe South.

OUR VIEW: Pause for a minute; give thanks

Pause for a minute; give thanks The Thanksgiving season is quickly approaching, and we have a lot to be grateful about. We’re grateful for the wonderful country we live in, and the freedoms we enjoy. Freedom isn’t cheap; it comes with a price, and that price is often paid by our veterans. We can’t say Continue Reading