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Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report 04/09/16 through 04/15/16 04/08/2016 08:05:38 SCHOOL 300 BLOCK OF E WASHINGTON ST 04/08/2016 08:13:17 TRAFFIC STOP 200 BLOCK OF N MOONLIGHT RD: @TRAILS W 04/08/2016 08:14:05 TRAFFIC STOP W 167TH ST/N CENTER ST 04/08/2016 08:20:07 ANIMAL PICKUP 800 BLOCK OF S SYCAMORE ST 04/08/2016 08:33:40 MEDICAL NONLIFE 800 BLOCK OF S JUNIPER TER 04/08/2016 09:03:45 ABAND 100 BLOCK OF W MAIN ST 04/08/2016 09:20:15 ANIMAL PICKUP 300 BLOCK OF N BIRCH ST 04/08/2016 09:50:18 CIVSERV 29900 BLOCK OF W 191ST ST 04/08/2016 10:03:32 TRAFFIC STOP 200 BLOCK OF S I35 HWY 04/08/2016 10:12:20 PHONE 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 04/08/2016 10:14:30 THEFT 400 BLOCK OF N WAVERLY RD 04/08/2016 10:30:07 TRAFFIC STOP S CENTER ST/E GRAND ST 04/08/2016 11:23:13 TRAFFIC STOP W 167TH ST/N CENTER ST 04/08/2016 11:26:20 THEFT SHOPLIFT 1700 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 04/08/2016 11:56:26 TRAFFIC STOP W 167TH ST/N CENTER ST 04/08/2016 12:06:59 CIVIL 200 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 04/08/2016 12:09:34 SUSPICI ACTIVITY 100 BLOCK OF W SKYLARK ST 04/08/2016 12:49:38 SPECIAL 200 BLOCK OF E MADISON ST 04/08/2016 13:41:04 SCHOOL 400 BLOCK OF N WAVERLY RD 04/08/2016 13:50:14 ASSIST 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 04/08/2016 13:59:12 FOLLOW 900 BLOCK OF W SPRUCE ST 04/08/2016 14:06:20 PROPERTY DESTRUCT 400 BLOCK OF N WAVERLY RD 04/08/2016 14:46:46 TRESPASS 600 BLOCK OF E SKYLARK ST 04/08/2016 15:21:25 ACCIDENT...

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Head Start Recruitment

      Head Start will be accepting applications for enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year by appointment at Heartland Early Childhood Center.  It is a federally funded preschool program at no cost for income-eligible families.  To be eligible for the Head Start program, the following requirements must be met:   A child must be at least 3 or 4 years of age by August 31, 2016. Income of the parents must meet current income guidelines. Parents must live within the boundaries of Johnson County including the school districts of Olathe, Gardner-Edgerton, DeSoto, Spring Hill, and Blue Valley.   Parents need to present the following information for enrollment application:   Income verification: 2015 Income Tax Return form (including all W-2s), employer’s letter, DCF printout, and/or child support verification, etc. Child’s birth certificate or other appropriate verification. Child’s immunization records.     For more information, please call 780-7418, 780-8172, 780-7922, 780-7745, or 780-7746.  ...

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Evelyn A. Pickert

Evelyn A. Pickert, 85, passed away April 9, 2016, at Olathe Medical Center Hospice House. Evelyn was born March 31, 1931 in Downers Grove, Ill. to Marion Alice (Stein) and Arnold Francis Roeckers. The family moved to Richmond, Kan. in 1944. She later returned to Downer’s Grove and graduated from Nazareth Academy’s class of 1949. She received a teacher’s certificate at Kansas State Teacher’s College in Emporia, Kan. Her first year of teaching was in a one room schoolhouse in Scipio, Kan. Evelyn taught in Gardner Elementary for two years. Evelyn married Vernon Pickert on August 10, 1953 in Richmond and they moved to Gardner. She was a dedicated member at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, singing in the choir, arranging funeral dinners and was a CCD director for many years. She regularly visited the residents at Medical Lodge, served at the Gardner Senior Service Center for over 20 years, was instrumental in running “The Clothes Closet” for Gardner area residents through the Johnson County Multi Service Center, and received the Gardner “Citizen of the Year Award” in 1991. In 2003, Evelyn and husband Vernon were honored at the Johnson County Fair Parade as the Grand Marshalls. Evelyn was equally dedicated to her family. She loved spending time with her grandkids, attending many of their activities. She will be dearly missed by her family, friends and community. She was preceded...

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John Wayne Moses

John Wayne Moses, 66, of Gardner, Kan. passed away April 6, 2016 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. John was born May 16, 1949 in Rock Island, Ill. to John Raymond and Marian Lavone (Forrest) Moses. He grew up in Centropolis, Kan. and graduated from Pomona High School. John was drafted to the United States Army. He married Patricia Surface January 1, 1981 in Ottawa, Kan. He worked in plastics manufacturing for over 20 years before working for COF Training Services in Ottawa, where he retired from in 2010. John was known to many as “The Duke”. He loved riding his motorcycle and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. John loved to read, he was especially fond of James Patterson books and he loved to watch the History channel. He was a proud veteran and always tried to be involved in events with the American Legion Riders Post 19. John always had a story to tell you, he loved to just sit and talk to people. He will be missed by family and friends. John was preceded in death by his parents and wife. He is survived by his children: Kathi Finney of Ottawa, Kan, Angel Moses of Ottawa, Kan, Jenny Moses of Gardner, Kan. and Jamie Mills of Council Bluffs, Iowa; siblings: Ruth Moses of Centropolis, Kan, Lynn Moses of Stull, Kan and Mary...

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PAUL LOUIS KILGORE

Paul Louis Kilgore, 41, of Gardner, Kan, formerly of Wichita, Kan, passed away April 11, 2016 at Olathe Hospice House. Paul was born Aug. 6, 1974 in Hays, Kan to Michael Louis and Marlene (Spence) Kilgore. He graduated from Washburn Univ. in 1996. Paul was employed by Cisco in technology sales for the last 12 years. He was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Paul was a devoted father to Jacob and Anne Marie as well as being dedicated to assisting with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. He enjoyed boating, golfing and riding his Harley. Paul will be dearly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his parents Michael and Marlene Kilgore, Wichita, Kan; son, Jacob Kilgore and daughter, Anne Marie Kilgore both of Gardner, Kan and sister Sherri and husband Cale Warden, Leoti, Kan. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 am  April 15, at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 555 W. Main, Gardner, Kan. Burial follows at St. Columbia Catholic Cemetery, Gardner, Kan. Visitation 6:00 to 8:00 pm , April 14,  at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, Kan (913) 856-7111 with a 7:30 pm prayer service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Condolences may be left at...

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Tina S. Bokay

  Tina S. Bokay, 44 of Centerview, Mo formerly of Gardner and Olathe, Kan,passed away Friday, April 8, 2016 near Gardner. Visitation: 6-8 pm Friday, April 15th at Warrensburg, Mo  Church of Christ. Arrg:Williams Funeral Chapel in...

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Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report 04/02/16 through 04/08/16 04/01/2016 08:11:09        ALARM RESIDENT             17400 BLOCK OF  JESSICA ST 04/01/2016 08:52:21        TRAFFIC STOP    W 191ST ST/GARDNER RD 04/01/2016 09:42:59        OTHER 800 BLOCK OF S WOODSON CT 04/01/2016 09:54:08        FOLLOW               11800 BLOCK OF S SUNSET DR 04/01/2016 10:05:01        TRAFFIC STOP    W MAIN ST/N OAK ST 04/01/2016 10:18:42        TRAFFIC STOP    W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 04/01/2016 10:33:37        TRAFFIC STOP    PRAIRIE VILLAGE DR/MOONLIGHT RD 04/01/2016 10:41:37        SUSPICI ACTIVITY             1100 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 04/01/2016 10:45:22        TRAFFIC STOP    W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 04/01/2016 11:04:10        TRAFFIC STOP    GARDNER RD/W 191ST ST 04/01/2016 11:25:02        TRAFFIC STOP    GARDNER RD/W 191ST ST 04/01/2016 11:25:38        TRAFFIC STOP    W 167TH ST/N CENTER ST 04/01/2016 11:26:17        TRAFFIC STOP    N I35 HWY/W 175TH ST 04/01/2016 11:33:08        TRAFFIC STOP    GARDNER RD/W 167TH ST 04/01/2016 11:37:41        TRAFFIC PARK   W 188TH ST/GARDNER RD 04/01/2016 11:43:24        TRAFFIC STOP    W 167TH ST/N CENTER ST 04/01/2016 11:44:36        TRAFFIC STOP    400 BLOCK OF E GRAND ST 04/01/2016 12:01:49        TRAFFIC STOP    W 167TH ST/N CENTER ST 04/01/2016 12:09:02        TRAFFIC STOP    W 159TH ST/MOONLIGHT RD 04/01/2016 12:34:39        TRAFFIC COMPLAIN        200 BLOCK OF N I35 HWY 04/01/2016 13:27:43        TRAFFIC STOP    N ELM ST/E MAIN ST 04/01/2016 13:43:23        MEDICAL NONLIFE           900 BLOCK OF E WILDCAT RUN ST 04/01/2016 13:43:25        ACCIDENT NON                800 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 04/01/2016 13:47:40        MEDICAL NONBREATHER              300 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 04/01/2016 13:48:07        MEDICAL...

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Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report 03/26/16 through 04/01/16 03/25/2016 08:00:22        TRAFFIC STOP    W 191ST ST/WAVERLY RD 03/25/2016 08:09:42        MEDICAL NONLIFE           800 BLOCK OF S JUNIPER TER 03/25/2016 08:26:05        TRAFFIC STOP    W 191ST ST/MONTROSE ST 03/25/2016 08:58:29        ACCIDENT NON                600 BLOCK OF S OAK CREST CIR 03/25/2016 09:18:43        ASSIST 17500 BLOCK OF  WAVERLY RD 03/25/2016 09:50:11        ANIMAL DEAD   400 BLOCK OF W ACORN ST 03/25/2016 10:06:30        TRAFFIC STOP    W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 03/25/2016 10:08:33        LOCKOUT W/CHILD         700 BLOCK OF S MEADOWBROOK ST 03/25/2016 10:20:06        ALARM RESIDENT             17000 BLOCK OF  AGNES ST 03/25/2016 10:40:28        TRAFFIC STOP    E MAIN ST/N MOONLIGHT RD 03/25/2016 10:55:04        TRAFFIC STOP    I35 NB TO 175TH RAMP/W 175TH ST 03/25/2016 11:32:13        PROPERTY RECOVER       100 BLOCK OF S ELM ST: @THE DOWNTOWNE 03/25/2016 11:34:49        SUSPICI ACTIVITY             31300 BLOCK OF W 172ND TER 03/25/2016 12:05:24        TRAFFIC STOP    N MOONLIGHT RD/E LINCOLN LN 03/25/2016 12:22:21        TRAFFIC STOP    17900 BLOCK OF  MOONLIGHT RD 03/25/2016 13:08:25        TRAFFIC STOP    S CENTER ST/E GRAND ST 03/25/2016 13:16:44        TRAFFIC STOP    W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 03/25/2016 13:38:15        TRAFFIC STOP    N I35 HWY/MOONLIGHT RD 03/25/2016 14:01:30        TRAFFIC STOP    200 BLOCK OF N I35 HWY 03/25/2016 14:20:49        TRAFFIC STOP    US56 HWY/N CEDAR NILES RD 03/25/2016 14:40:04        CARCHECK OCCUPIED    100 BLOCK OF E MADISON ST 03/25/2016 14:50:14        TRAFFIC COMPLAIN        1100 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST: @CONNESTO 03/25/2016 15:11:06        FOLLOW               31300 BLOCK OF W 172ND TER 03/25/2016...

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Thelma Viola Dwyer

Thelma Viola Dwyer, 93, of Edgerton, Kan passed away March 29, at Baldwin Healthcare and Rehab. Thelma was born May 18, 1922 in Gardner, Kan to Joseph Harold “JH” and Stella Victoria (Green) LaGalle. She graduated from Gardner High School in 1940. Thelma married Bernard Dwyer on July 18, 1946 at Assumption Catholic Church in Edgerton, Kan. She worked as a school secretary at Edgerton Elementary, then Edgerton High School and later moved to Gardner Elementary for many years. During her marriage Thelma helped Bernard farm. She was a member of Assumption Catholic Church. Thelma was a member of the Fiddlers and Pickers Assoc. of KS where she served as Sec./Treas. and a charter member of the Docey Dandies Square Dance Club, Gardner, Kan. Thelma enjoyed traveling on senior bus trips and cooked the Senior Dinners at Edgerton City Hall. She will be dearly missed by family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bernard, in 1990 and her brother, Harold LaGalle. Thelma is survived by her son, Terry Dwyer and daughter, Sharon Dwyer both of Edgerton, Kan; cousins: Mildred Morrison, Spring Hill, Kan, Roy and Marie Stanton, Spring Hill, Kan and Melvin Bond, Mission, Kan; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am Mon., April 4, at Assumption Catholic Church, Edgerton, Kan. Burial follows at St. Columbine Catholic Cemetery,...

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Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report 03/19/16 through 03/25/16 03/18/2016 08:28:22        LOT        1700 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 03/18/2016 09:05:53        FOLLOW               100 BLOCK OF  ASPEN LN 03/18/2016 09:33:18        TRAFFIC INSPECT             29500 BLOCK OF W 191ST ST 03/18/2016 09:40:31        TRAFFIC STOP    W MAIN ST/W WARREN ST 03/18/2016 11:20:39        TRAFFIC MOTORIST         W 183RD ST/S CENTER ST 03/18/2016 11:21:00        TRAFFIC STOP    W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 03/18/2016 11:22:40        ANIMAL PICKUP               800 BLOCK OF N EVERGREEN ST 03/18/2016 11:54:06        WELFARE             300 BLOCK OF N MOONLIGHT RD 03/18/2016 12:07:12        SELF AREA           16000 BLOCK OF  KILL CREEK RD 03/18/2016 12:28:23        CIVIL      400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/18/2016 12:40:43        TRAFFIC STOP    CLARE RD/W OLD 56 HWY 03/18/2016 13:14:12        TRAFFIC INSPECT             CLARE RD/W OLD 56 HWY 03/18/2016 13:26:24        WARRANT           17100 BLOCK OF  JESSICA ST 03/18/2016 13:41:41        WELFARE             1100 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 03/18/2016 13:52:08        ALARM RESIDENT             900 BLOCK OF E OAK CREST DR 03/18/2016 14:11:05        TELEPHON           400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/18/2016 14:19:15        TRAFFIC INTOX E MAIN ST/N MOONLIGHT RD 03/18/2016 14:22:54        TRAFFIC STOP    E SANTA FE ST/N CEDAR NILES RD 03/18/2016 14:29:13        TRAFFIC STOP    E WESTHOFF PL/N CENTER ST 03/18/2016 14:36:26        STATION              400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/18/2016 14:49:09        TRASH   E LINCOLN LN/N MOONLIGHT RD 03/18/2016 14:54:27        TRAFFIC STOP    E SANTA FE ST/CONESTOGA ST 03/18/2016 14:59:32        STATION              400 BLOCK OF E...

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Charles F. Mullins

Charles was born September 5, 1921 in Crowder, Okla. to William and Frances Edith (Sewell) Mullins. He grew up in Muskogee, Okla. where he graduated from Central High School in 1941. Charles married Kathleen E. Wood on Sept. 4, 1943 in Muskogee, Okla. He served in the US Army during WWII in the European Theater.

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Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report 03/05/16 through 03/11/16 03/04/2016 08:41:34        ANIMAL               600 BLOCK OF N SPRUCE ST 03/04/2016 09:02:21        WELFARE             800 BLOCK OF E SADDLEWOOD ST 03/04/2016 09:58:48        TRAFFIC STOP    E LANESFIELD ST/N MOONLIGHT RD 03/04/2016 11:38:47        TRAFFIC STOP    N MOONLIGHT RD/E LINCOLN LN 03/04/2016 12:17:28        SUSPICI VEHICLE               32600 BLOCK OF W 174TH ST 03/04/2016 12:21:37        PROPERTY LOST                400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 12:56:14        SCHOOL               200 BLOCK OF E MADISON ST 03/04/2016 12:59:44        MEDICAL LIFE     31300 BLOCK OF W 172ND TER 03/04/2016 13:26:47        SUSPICI PERSON               200 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 14:10:59        KEEPEACE            300 BLOCK OF W MADISON ST 03/04/2016 14:19:34        ANIMAL PICKUP               500 BLOCK OF W MAIN ST 03/04/2016 14:50:26        CIVSERV               800 BLOCK OF E SADDLEWOOD ST 03/04/2016 15:03:03        ASSIST 17100 BLOCK OF  DODGE ST 03/04/2016 15:08:46        SPECIAL                400 BLOCK OF N WAVERLY ST 03/04/2016 15:13:17        STATION              400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 15:16:40        MEDICAL NONLIFE           400 BLOCK OF S MOONLIGHT RD 03/04/2016 15:19:49        ASSIST 300 BLOCK OF N MOONLIGHT RD 03/04/2016 15:36:21        ASSIST 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 16:10:07        TELEPHON           400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 17:07:35        CIVSERV               200 BLOCK OF N EVERGREEN ST 03/04/2016 17:17:59        TELEPHON           400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 17:23:12        TELEPHON           400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 17:30:16        CIVSERV               600 BLOCK OF...

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Tim Miller earns top honor for customer service

  Madison, Wis. 3/10/2016 – Tim Miller, an American Family Insurance agent in Gardner, KS, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. “Customers are our number one focus, and agents who earn the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification have been given the highest marks from customers for excellent service,” said Bill Westrate, chief operating officer of American Family Insurance. “These agents provide the exceptional service and attention customers expect and deserve, time and time again.” The service excellence distinction was determined through an evaluation process conducted under guidelines established through the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. The process consists of a customer satisfaction survey which measures customers’ overall experience with their current American Family agent. Miller has been an agent for American Family since November 2011. His office is located at 233 East Main...

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