September 1, 2014

GEHS student accomplishments

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Michael Fibelkorn was selected as one of 40 singers to attend the Kansas State University 34th Summer Choral Institute in June. Michael was selected from among hundreds of national applicants. According to the Institute, this …

Everything’s 50 Cents benefit sale Saturday

The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will host a massive garage sale, “Everything’s 50 Cents or Less” this weekend.
The sale will feature thousands of donated garage sale items including furniture, baby items, children and adult clothing, maternity wear, books, movies, …

Festival choir to host spring concert May 5

The Festival Choral Society is gearing up for its spring concert, “Dream.” The concert will feature the Festival Choir and Festival Ensemble, both under the direction of Eric Jones. Guest musician, Tim Hoggard, will also make an appearance.
Local businesses, …

Groundbreaking for Homestead interchange

The I-35 and Homestead Lane Southwest Johnson County Interchange Project began construction in early March 2012 and is scheduled for completion in the Fall 2013.
The Interchange project includes the construction of a new Diverging Diamond Interchange at I-35 and …

Athena Club

Juanita  Rothaus
Club President
The GFWC Athena Club of Gardner met on Feb.15 at the home of  Arlene Thompson.  She was assisted by Doris Smith as the co-hostess. There were two guests in attendance: Cooper and Robin McGuire. Cooper was …

University update

Ryan Bosse, a Fort Hays University senior from Spring Hill, joined a dozen FHSU graphic designers at a juried exhibition and recognition ceremony in Denver last month.
The show, sponsored by the Art Director’s Club of Denver, caters to university …

Local merchants sponsor Honor Flight Breakfast

The American Legion Riders Post 19 and Blazer Burger are sponsoring the second annual Honor Flight Biscuit and gravy Benefit Breakfast.  The breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., March 4 at American Legion Post 19, 315 …

Legacy 4-H Club

Caleb Hasenleder
Club reporter
Legacy 4-H Club performed and sang their way to the top in the annual 4-H Club Days. Will these 4-H kids climb the ladder of success to fame, our fall off mid-way? Read to find out.…

Ping pong club to host benefit tournament

To honor a friend’s memory while raising funds for scholarships, the Ping Pong Club at Gardner Edgerton High School will host a table-tennis tournament on Saturday, March 3.
Officially dubbed the “First Ever Blazer Pong Squad Ping Pong Extravaganza,” the …

University updates

Emporia State University
Ryan Charles Cackler, Edgerton, and Kimberly Dawn Burnell, Spring Hill, earned undergraduate degrees from Emporia State University Dec. 17. The local students were among a class of more than 550 who earned degrees from ESU.
Cackler earned …