October 31, 2014

City council seeks public input on capital improvement program

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
City council members tabled until Nov. 17 the adoption of a capital improvement program (CIP) to allow time for members of the community to comment.
The CIP is a five-year plan developed to “guide the city in …

Fresh paint

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Newly repainted CH-47 Chinook helicopters sit outside the Army Reserve hangar complex and airport control tower at New Century AirCenter located adjacent to Gardner. The helicopters’ parking ramp is now enclosed by a chain link …

Sheriff’s office seeks assistance in Airstream theft

Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s assistance to solve a recent crime.

On Oct. 17, a silver 1974 Airstream travel was stolen from 19920 Gardner Road. At approximately 3 p.m., witnesses and neighbors observed a female and possibly …

Debate over concrete, asphalt plant continues

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
“Building the future of tomorrow, one road at a time,”  was the message Bettis Asphalt and Construction used as a greeting to those who attended an Oct. 15 neighborhood pubic meeting in Edgerton. …

Royal fever

Photo courtesy of Jerry L Kellogg Sr.

Photo courtesy of Jerry L Kellogg Sr.

A 15-foot long Japanese hornet adorned with a Kansas City Royals crown sits in front Union Station this morning (Oct. 21) as part of the Extreme Bugs exhibit currently on display at the …

Bailey qualifies for state golf tourney

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jasmine Bailey qualified for the state golf tournament last week. She has been  a scoring leader for the Lady Blazers team all season. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jasmine Bailey qualified for the state golf tournament last week. She has been a scoring leader for the Lady Blazers team all season. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jasmine Bailey shot a 98, …

Blazers lose district opener

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer defense gets set in first round district action at Blue Valley High School last Friday. The Blazers return home to host Blue Valley Northwest High School this week. Submitted photo by Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer defense gets set in first round district action at Blue Valley High School last Friday. The Blazers return home to host Blue Valley Northwest High School this week. Photo courtesy of  Daphne Pippitt

Falling …

MAURICE LYNN TAYLOR

Maurice Lynn TaylorMaurice Lynn Taylor, 61, of Edgerton, KS passed away October 19, 2014 at his home.
Maurice was born October 14, 1953 in Portsmouth, Va. to Gaylen Vern and Roberta Joan (Frank) Taylor. He grew up in Gardner and was a …

Huskies complete perfect season

Compiling 319 total yards of offense, the Trail Ridge Middle School eighth grade varsity football team wrapped up a perfect 7-0 season with a 40-12 win at Louisburg Middle School last week.
Jacob Hunsperger led the way with 137 rushing …

Board adopts election boundary changes

Graphic courtesy of USD 231

Graphic courtesy of USD 231

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner-Edgerton Board of Education members approved a proposal for new board member boundaries during an Oct. 6 meeting.
The USD 231 school board is comprised of seven board members, who represent six …