May 24, 2015

Sticky: Officer-involved shooting investigation continues

Danedri Thompson

An investigation into the officer-involved fatal shooting of Deanne Choate, Gardner, continues. According to a press release from Olathe Police Sgt. Bryan Hill, however, evidence suggests that Choate failed to follow officers’ verbal commands about a handgun

Mayor issues statement on officer-involved shooting

My fellow Gardner citizens,

Last week, our city experienced a tragic event involving two of our police officers that resulted in the death of one of our residents. While I cannot go into detail about the incident as it is …

Officer-involved shooting leaves woman dead

Two police officers are on administrative leave after a shooting in a Gardner home on March 26.

The shooting left a 53-year-old woman, Deanne Choate,  dead inside a home in the 400 block of N. Birch Street.  Shortly before 10 …

GEHS to field largest boys track team

Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer track coach Brian McGee welcomed a record 80 boys to training camp March 2 in preparation for the season opener.
McGee and staff have been busy preparing the team for an April 4 opener at …

Lady Bronco track coach optimistic about upcoming season

With three state qualifiers returning Spring Hill High School lady Bronco Coach Brad Reinking has reason to be optimistic about the upcoming track season.
Leading the way are seniors Lara Spaulding, Tessa Davids and Macy Burke.
Spaulding has been to …

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.


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 …