April 27, 2015

Lady Blazer track team gears up for season opener

Led by top returners Abby Buie and Karli Smith, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer track team is busy preparing for its season openers.
The freshman team travels to Blue Valley West High School for a March 26 opener. …

Edgerton candidate forum cancelled

Due to scheduling conflicts, a scheduled forum for Edgerton City Council candidates has been cancelled. The forum was set for March 24 at Edgerton Elementary School.  However, several of the seven candidates were unable to attend.

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Bronco baseball hopes to compete in league, state

After nearly three weeks of practice, the Spring Hill High School Bronco  varsity baseball season will begin with a double-header at Ottawa High School, March 30.
The SHHS C-team takes the field with a home double-header against Shawnee Mission East …

Broadway star to appear at GEHS

Susan Egan has traversed all four corners of the entertainment industry, making powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music, and she is now scheduled to appear at Gardner Edgerton High School.
On Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m., Susan …

Gardner Edgerton Chamber to host candidate forums

The Gardner-Edgerton Chamber of Commerce will host a series of candidate forums in the lead-up to the April 7 General Election. Three separate forums will feature candidates for Gardner City Council, Edgerton City Council and the USD 231 Board of …

Easter hunts scheduled

Easter Egg Hunt
March 28
The city of Edgerton, along with Edgerton Girl Scouts, will host an Easter Egg Hunt on March 21 at Martin Creek Park, 20200 Sunflower Road. Children ages 10 and under are invited to attend. The …

Scholarship contest announced

Kansas Securities Commissioner Josh Ney announced the opening of the 2015 Financial Scholars Video Contest last week, which will run through April 21.

He said his office is looking for original persuasive, TED-talk style video essays conveying the value of …

Bowen ties for 7th in NCAA track meet

Casey Bowen, center, tied for seventh place in pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships at the University of Arkansas last week. Bowen is a Gardner Edgerton High School alum. Submitted photo

Casey Bowen, center, tied for seventh place in pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships at the University of Arkansas last week. Bowen is a Gardner Edgerton High School alum. Submitted photo

Former Gardner Edgerton High School track standout, Casey …

KDOT begins truck parking study

The Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Turnpike Authority have started a freight truck parking study.
“As more freight moves across the state, truck parking needs to be reevaluated in order to determine if current needs are being met,” …

Citizens police academy applications available

The Gardner Police Department will host its fourth annual Citizens Police Academy this spring. The nine-week course will begin on Thursday, April 30.
Course participants will learn about the structure and activities of the

Members of the third Gardner Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy view a presentation by the Lenexa Police Department’s Canine Unit. The Gardner department will host its fourth citizen’s academy this spring. File photo

Members of the third Gardner Police