November 24, 2014

Campaign finance reports

Citizens curious about who funded Kansas Legislature political candidates and how the candidates spent their campaign funds can visit the Kansas Ethics Commission’s website. Final reports are not due until the end of the year, but the most recent campaign …

GEHS senior to receive double lung transplant

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

A Gardner Edgerton High School senior is undergoing a double lung

Judy Hart, right, poses with her mother Mary Hart. Judy, a Gardner Edgerton High School senior, is receiving a double lung transplant in St. Louis today. File photo

Judy Hart, right, poses with her mother Mary Hart. Judy, a Gardner Edgerton High School senior, is receiving a double lung transplant in St. Louis today.

County commemorates Veterans Day in Gardner

Sen. Jerry Moran speaks with members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 11234 prior to the start of Johnson County's Veterans Day ceremony in Gardner on Nov. 11. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Sen. Jerry Moran speaks with members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 11234 prior to the start of Johnson County’s Veterans Day ceremony in Gardner on Nov. 11. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

 

American Legion Riders lined the walkways to Veterans Memorial Park in Gardner to commemorate Veterans Day. The county's ceremony included guest speakers, musical performances and laying of wreaths. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

American Legion Riders lined the

High school schedules Veterans Day program

Gardner Edgerton High School will host its annual Veterans Day program on Nov. 11. The event is open to the public, and veterans and their families are invited to attend a reception immediately following the assembly. The event begins at …

Auxiliary breakfast set for Nov. 9

In honor of the men and women who have served the United States through military service, the Gardner American Legion Auxiliary Unit 19 will host a breakfast in honor of veterans on Nov. 9. The meal will include biscuits and …

Veterans celebration set for Nov. 8

The Spring Hill Cole-Smith American Legion Post No. 350, the Auxiliary Unit No. 350, Sons of the American Legion, Riders and the Spring Hill Historical Society will host the ninth annual Spring Hill Veterans Day celebration at 11 a.m. on …

County Veterans Day ceremony in Gardner, but parade canceled

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
The county’s annual Veterans Day celebration returns to Gardner this year, but it won’t include a parade as originally advertised. The event is set for Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Veteran Memorial Park on Center Street.…

Election results

Ed Eilert will continue to chair the Johnson County Board of Commissioners. Eilert, Overland Park, defeated Patricia Lightner, Olathe, in the Nov. 4. election.

Tuesday evening was a very good night for local incumbents. Voters will also send Reps. Willie …

Sheriff’s office seeks assistance in Airstream theft

Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s assistance to solve a recent crime.

On Oct. 17, a silver 1974 Airstream travel was stolen from 19920 Gardner Road. At approximately 3 p.m., witnesses and neighbors observed a female and possibly …

Asphalt plant withdraws permit request

Bettis Asphalt and Construction has withdrawn a request for a conditional use permit to build and operate a temporary plant at the rock quarry near Edgerton. Johnson County commissioners were scheduled to consider granting the permit today, Oct. 22, during …