November 28, 2014

Nike Elementary to host holiday mart

Nike Elementary School will have something for everyone on Saturday, Dec. 6th when it hosts its annual Holiday Mart shopping extravaganza at the school. Events get underway at 8:30 a.m. with a breakfast with Santa. For a small fee, families …

Election finance reports from fall available online

Citizens curious about who funded Kansas Legislature political candidates and how the candidates spent their campaign funds can visit the Kansas Ethics Commission’s website. Final reports are not due until the end of the year, but the most recent campaign …

Municipal, board elections set for April 7



Danedri Thompson
It’s election season, again.
With the fall 2014 election in the books, election officials are turning their attention to the 2015 spring election. Voters will have the opportunity to fill a majority of the seats on …

GEHS music students earn district-level honors

A large number of Gardner Edgerton High School Band, Choir and Orchestra members outperformed more than 1,000 at the Northeast Kansas Music Educators Association auditions and deserving, were selected for NEKMEA District level honors.

District Band Results
Ethan Archer – …

Johnson County Public Safety Toy and Food Drive

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Submitted photo

Members of the Gardner Police Department collected toys and food at Walmart last weekend as part of the Johnson County Public Safety Toy and Food Drive. The organization will assist 65 Johnson Counties comprised of 411 people during …

PRMS Jags drop game to Baldwin Bulldogs

Falling behind 20-9 at halftime, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School Jaguar eighth grade varsity basketball squad dropped a 43-20 home decision to Baldwin Middle School last week.
Baldwin jumped to a 12-4 first quarter lead and went up 20-9 at …

Morning Glory 4-H Club installs 2014-2015 officers

Members of the Morning Glory 4-H Club judge decorated pumpkins during a meeting. Submitted photo

Members of the Morning Glory 4-H Club judge decorated pumpkins during a meeting. Submitted photo

The Morning Glory 4-H Club met at Celebration Park on Oct. 27 for the annual installation of newly elected officers. Members arrived wearing costumes and …

Gardner City Council meeting re-scheduled

The date of the Gardner City Council’s regularly-scheduled Dec. 1 meeting has been changed. The council meeting in December is now set for 7 p.m. on Dec. 2 at city hall.
City halls in Gardner, Edgerton, and Spring Hill will …

GEHS golfer hits big time

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Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jasmine Bailey signed a national letter of intent to play golf at St. Mary’s College in Nebraska next fall. At right is Coach Keri Rodriguez.…

Mustang teams net mixed record against Baldwin, Spring Hill schools

It was a mixed bag for the junior varsity and varsity Wheatridge Middle School teams on Nov. 22.
The seventh grade junior varsity walked away from Spring Hill Middle School with a victory, but the seventh grade varsity fell short.…