April 21, 2014

Performing with a Purpose donates a big check to Christmas Tree Fund

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On March 29, a new service organization at Gardner Edgerton High School, “Performing with a Purpose” founded by GEHS junior Cooper McGuire, put on a family friendly variety show “Entertainment Through the Ages” at the GEHS Auditorium. The profits from …

Edgerton city financials look good

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
City financials are in a good place, Edgerton City Administrator Beth Linn told the council during a brief meeting on April 10.
Linn presented council members with a  presentation regarding the financial report …

Legislators give update on session happenings

Danedri Thompson
State Sen. Julia Lynn told an audience of approximately 50 people that part of the legislative process is ugly.
Lynn and state Rep. Bill Sutton updated constituents on the 2014 Kansas Legislative session on April 12. Lynn …

Chicken Foot

Photo courtesy of Charlie Troutner

A group including Virginia Means, Phyllis Harris, Donna Bratton, and Linda and Virgil Florence, plays a dominoes game called, “Chicken Foot,” during a lunch and fun senior program last week. As part of the program, senior citizens are invited to …

Moonlight kids take fitness challenge

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Kyle Amos, Moonlight Elementary School physical education teacher, is committed to inspiring a lifelong habit of good nutrition and exercise.
He challenged teachers and staff at the school to join him in living healthier lifestyles with a 48-day challenge in …

Convention to replace Apple set


Danedri Thompson
From Sen. Pat Apple was sworn-in as the newest member of the Kansas Corporation Commission on April 11. Apple, a Louisburg Republican, resigned from the Senate last week. He represented the 37th District, which includes the southern …

Former GEHS thrower hits record toss for KSU

Former Gardner Edgerton High School standout Danie Plank is making her mark as a member of the Kansas State University track team.
Plank, a freshman, registered one of the best javelin throws in Kansas State history with a gold medal …

Public forums set to discuss county budget

Johnson County residents are being asked to weigh-in on the county’s FY 2015 budget. County commissioners are hosting a series of public forums to give the public a chance to ask questions and offer suggestions for the Board of County …

Senior photos needed

The following is a list of students that we do not have senior pictures for:
Samantha Akin
Ariana Barmayoun
Amber Chadwick
Kyle Denny
Juan Duque
Carmen Groff
Oscar Hernandez
Thomas Mendez
Angelica Noone
Miranda Overton
Azaina Smith
Damon Stroud
Kara …

Hopping into spring


TOP: The Easter Bunny visited with local kids in several places on April 12. Here the bunny waves after visiting with kids in Edgerton. The Easter Bunny stopped in during an egg hunt sponsored by the Girl Scouts and Edgerton …