December 22, 2014

School hosts LOB forum

School officials presented information about increasing the school district’s local option budget (LOB) authority on Dec. 18. State statute allows school boards to assess a local tax rate of up to 33 percent of the district’s general operating budget, which …

Gardner police investigate unattended death

Gardner Police are investigating an unattended death in Willow Springs.
Captain Jay Belcher said it’s protocol to investigate any time a person dies unattended.
“You want to treat every scene as such so you can assess what’s going on,” Belcher …

Police investigate deadly wreck on 199th Street

Law enforcement officers are investigating a deadly crash that occurred in the 35000 block of 199th Street on Dec. 2.

Shortly after midnight on Tuesday night, the Gardner Police Department received multiple calls of an intoxicated person driving recklessly up …

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.…