July 24, 2014

Gardner Police Chief resigns

Gerald Cullumber

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Gardner Police Chief Gerald Cullumber has resigned, city administrator

Gerald Cullumber

Gerald Cullumber

Cheryl Harrison-Lee announced at the tail end of a June 2 city council meeting.

Harrison-Lee did not offer further explanation, but said the resignation was effective …

Zoning board recommends approving asphalt plant

This hand-written sign was posted on a light post about a block south of Dee's Mini Mart in Edgerton on May 28. Some residents voiced concern that they did not receive proper notice of the May 28 zoning board meeting. Submitted photo courtesy of Jerry L. Kellogg

Members of the Southwest Johnson County Consolidated Zoning Board are recommending that the Johnson County Board of Commissioners approve a proposal for an asphalt plant at the Mid-States Materials rock quarry near Edgerton.

This hand-written sign was posted on a light post about a block south of Dee's Mini Mart in Edgerton on May 28. Some residents voiced concern that they did not receive proper notice of the May 28 zoning board meeting. Submitted photo courtesy of Jerry L. Kellogg

This hand-written sign was posted on a

Police to host Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics on May 31

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The Gardner Police Department will partner with the local Special Olympics team, Gardner Gold, in a mini, law-enforcement torch run.

The first annual Gardner Community Torch Run will begin promptly at 8 a.m. at the intersection of Main Street and …

Part of Moonlight Road to close temporarily next week

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Moonlight Road between Warren Street and U.S. 56 Highway, also known as Main Street, will be closed to through traffic on Wednesday, May 28 and Thursday, May 29.

BNSF crews will be performing maintenance to the railroad track at the …

Police investigate Facebook threat at Spring Hill

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Law enforcement are questioning a Spring Hill High School student after a threat was posted on a Facebook page. The threat suggested there would be a gun at the school on May 19.

Officers did not find a weapon, and …

Gilhaus, Gerber, Ziegler to be paid through end of school year

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Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
USD 231 executive sessions continue to extend further into the evening than they used to. The May 12 board of education meeting was no exception, as an executive session to discuss personnel, negotiations …

City hosts park clean-up

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Residents and city officials joined forces to clean-up city parks and plant trees on April 26. The city's parks and recreation department schedules an annual clean-up, typically around Earth Day. Submitted photo

Residents and city officials joined forces to clean-up city parks and plant trees on April 26. The city’s parks and recreation department schedules an annual clean-up, typically around Earth Day. Submitted photo

Missing Wellsville teen discovered in Merriam

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Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Merriam officers located a missing teenager early Tuesday, April 28. He was taken into policy custody and taken to a juvenile detention center.
Colton Cisneros had been missing since April 19 in Gardner. His disappearance left …

State suspends Olathe daycare license

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension to a day care home at 1162 E. 126th Street, Olathe, Kan., licensed under the name Precious Little Angels Day Care.

State law …

Mountain oyster dinner set for April 25

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The Gardner Masons will host an all-you-can-eat Mountain oyster fundraiser tonight.

In addition to mountain oysters, the menu will include fried chicken, barbecue ribs and briskets with all the trimmings.

The dinner will fun from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. …