July 2, 2015

March remembers victim of officer-involved shooting

Approximately 30 friends and family of Deanne Choate marched through Gardner on June 28 seeking justice. Choate was killed in an officer-involved shooting on March 26. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Approximately 30 friends and family of Deanne Choate marched through Gardner on June 28 seeking justice. Choate was killed in an officer-involved shooting on March 26. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Deanne Choate’s family wants to see …

Local teen recruited to train with U.S. Skeleton, Bob Sledding team

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Members of the Gardner Lions Club pose with Marrisa Gray, Gardner. The Lions Club donated money to the 17-year-old to assist in her training costs. Gray has been recruited to train with the developmental U.S. Skeleton and Bob …

Davis takes second

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Submitted photo

Jazz Davis is one of several Blazer vaulters competing in area summer meets. He recently placed second in the 17-18 year old pole vault at Washington High School.…

Fourth of July events set for Celebration Park

The city of Gardner is gearing up for one of its biggest Fourth of July celebrations ever at Celebration Park. Two country music acts will headline the event.
Returning local Kansas City band Big Time Grain Company will kick off …

Public Notice

 

 

The City of Gardner is accepting applications for positions on the Board of Zoning Appeals until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 17, 2015. Citizens wishing to be considered for a volunteer position are encouraged to visit the City’s …

State of Kansas receives $621,501 bonus from US Dept. of Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the state of Kansas $621,501 in bonus funds for substantially improving its payment error rate in the food assistance program known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Kansas Department for Children …

Gardner Ice softball team loses doubleheader in Blue Valley League play

Jaclyn Adamson gets ready for a pitch in 18-and-under competitive softball action at Blue Valley last week.  Adamson plays for the Gardner Ice softball team.  Submitted photo

Jaclyn Adamson gets ready for a pitch in 18-and-under competitive softball action at Blue Valley last week. Adamson plays for the Gardner Ice softball team. Submitted photo

Battling until the end, the Gardner Ice 18-and-under softball team dropped a doubleheader …

SHHS’ Brown earns top pitching accolades

Posting a perfect 9-0 record, Spring Hill High School’s Sarah Brown was recently named Tri-County Spotlight Pitcher of the Year.
She helped the Broncos earn the class 4A Regional title and the team’s first appearance in the state tournament since …

Morrow to chair northeast KS mayor’s association

Mayor Chris Morrow was recently elected to serve as the Northeast Regional Chair of the Kansas Mayors Association (KMA).  KMA is an affiliate of the League of Kansas Municipalities.
Voted in by his peers at the Annual Kansas Mayors Conference, …

Ball team posts split record at tournament

The Gardner Blazers, a 13-and-under baseball team, recently posted a 2-2 record in the Midwest Sports Productions Father’s Day Classic in Lawrence.
The team also competed in the State 13 and under tournament. Results were not available at press time.…