September 2, 2015

Magnetics to rock Cornerstone Park June 20

The Magnetics, pictured above, have performed on side stages with such acts as Coldplay, Ben Harper and Dave Matthews Band. They’ll be the mainstage action during the second summer concert at Cornerstone Park  on June 20. Submitted photo

The Magnetics, pictured above, have performed on side stages with such acts as Coldplay, Ben Harper and Dave Matthews Band. They’ll be the mainstage action during the second summer concert at Cornerstone Park on June 20. Submitted photo

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Gardner nurse arrested on charges from JC

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

A Gardner man is in jail again. This time, Dennis Clark, 47, faces aggravated sodomy charges in Johnson County.

The Gardner man was arrested by Wyandotte County authorities in October

Dennis Clark

Dennis Clark

2014 and charged with three …

Pool opening postponed due to weather

The opening day celebration for the Gardner Aquatic Center originally set for  Saturday, May 23, has been postponed due to the forecast of  rain and cool temperatures.  The opening day celebration will now take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May …

Starling moves up in Royals organization

Bubba Starling is moving up.
The KC Royals announced last week that the former Gardner Edgerton High School baseball standout and 2011 first round draft pick has been promoted from High-A Wilmington Blue Rocks to the Class AA Northwest Arkansas …

Auction celebrates 45 years in community

Mica Marriott
Special to The Gardner News
It’s been 45 years, and Gardner residents can still once per month on Monday nights at Stricker’s Auction. A staple in the community, Stricker’s Auction first opened its doors on  April 5, 1970.  …

Council sets agreement with humane society

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Edgerton city council members approved an agreement between the city and the Lawrence Humane Society (LHS) on April 23. Under the terms of the agreement, the city of Edgerton would pay LHS $40 per animal transferred to …

Family still seeks answers in 11-year-old death

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
It’s an unpleasant anniversary for Angela Cox. On May 1, it had been 11 years since the body of her nephew, Alonzo Brooks, was found lying in a creek in

Alonzo Brooks

Alonzo Brooks

rural Linn County.
The 23-year-old …

Tovkach leads GEHS golf charge

Trystan Tovkach fired a 77 to finish for 17th place leading the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer golf charge at the Eagle Bend Golf Course in Lawrence last week.
Twenty-four teams and 133 golfers participated in the event. An outstanding …

Wheatridge Middle School 8th grade teams take first in home meet

Wheatridge Middle School hosted Paola and Eudora middle school track teams at a WMS track meet on April 21.
WMS’ eighth grade boys took the top spot on the podium, with the help of many first place finishes.
WMS’ Dakota …

Trail Ridge Middle School boys track team takes Louisburg meet title

Posting five first place finishes, the Trail Ridge Middle School seventh grade boys track team took top honors in the Louisburg triangular last week.
Owen Krouch grabbed gold in the 100 meter hurdles in a time of 18.56 seconds, while …