February 9, 2016

Divorces Finalized

Anthony A. Allen vs. Michelou R. Allen Rosana Fung Mok vs. Chun Sing Au Lisa Bond vs. Robert E. Bond, Jr Charles Staley Campbell vs. Ashly Deann Campbell Shelly Mae Coon vs. Lloyd Walter Coon Knox Jean Varela vs. Terri Lynette Counts Lu Ann Hoffman vs. Francis A. Doetzl Sheila Ellen Eikermann vs. William Conrad Continue Reading

Public Record

MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED Michael Lee Burrow, 30, Lee’s Summit, MO and Katherine Ann Phillips, 27, Overland Park Viet Hong Nguyen Cao, 34, Shawnee and Bounkheua Thongsophaphone, 31, Shawnee Timothy Randel Embry, 45, Olathe and Wendy Sue Stephens, 43, Olathe Eric Charles Foley, 26, Olathe and Jessica Lauren Breneman, 24, Olathe John Edward Holzschuh, 60, Merriam Continue Reading

Shafer signs with Mid-America Nazarene University

After a stellar career at Spring Hill High School, Dylan Shafer will take his baseball talent to Mid-America Nazarene University this fall. Shafer made it official May 25 signing a national letter of intent in front of family and friends in the school’s library. “I’m real excited about the opportunity at MANU,” said Shafer, who Continue Reading

Gardner track club grabs 4 golds at Summer Classic

      The Gardner Track Club brought back four gold medals from the Olathe Express Summer Classic held June 18 in Baldwin. As usual, the pole vaulters led the way with three gold medal efforts. Kade Loring leaped 7’6″ to win the seventh grade boys division and Karli Smith took first in the seventh Continue Reading

Bell named state finalist for Miss Kansas Pageant

Montana Jo Bell, 11, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Kansas Pageant to be held July 15-17 in Wichita.  The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions.  Montana will be participating in the pre-teen age division, along with other outstanding Continue Reading

Spring Hill Legion team near .500 record

Using timely hitting and solid defense, the Spring Hill American Legion Post 350 baseball team reached the .500 mark last week. Spring Hill competes in a 12-team Tri-County area Legion league and also participates in outside tournaments. A post-season league tourney starts July 11 in Baldwin and precedes the annual Zone tournament. Coach Brian McCloud’s Continue Reading

Junior Blazers making mark in Gardner competitive league

As the season nears completion, Jeff Stewart’s young Blazer baseball team is making its mark in the Gardner competitive 10-under league. Stewart and his assistants have guided a very talented group to a 5-6 record and look forward to the stretch drive of the season. “For a young team we are progressing and competing very Continue Reading

Gardner First Baptist Church to host study

Gardner First Baptist Church is hosting a special study for parents of kids who want to do the best for their children. The study will teach you how to bring out the best in your kids by doing what is best for them.  This study is titled “Making Children Mind without Losing Yours” by Dr. Continue Reading

Local family hopes to find a cure for Psoriasis

                    Hannah Falkner and her parents, Carrie and Steven Falkner, participated in last weekends Carnival for a Cure that was held at Veterans Park.  All the proceeds from Carnival for a Cure are being donated to Walk to Cure Psoriasis. Hannah is the youth ambassador this Continue Reading

More than 60 applications received for vacant administrator job

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The search for Gardner’s next city administrator is moving forward. Mayor Dave Drovetta said he, the city’s human resource manager and a contracted recruiter are about to begin sifting through a stack of resumes and submitting a list of potential candidates to the city council. Interviews are expected to get underway within Continue Reading