November 28, 2014

Students of Character

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

USD 231 board of education members recognized a Student of Character from each of the district’s schools during a Nov. 10 board meeting. Students included third grader Reagan Wymer, Edgerton Elementary; first grader Elle Perez, …

Warehouse boom continuing

Photo courtesy of Larry Beyer

Photo courtesy of Larry Beyer

Ever since the Logisitics Park Kansas City and the Edgerton intermodal opened in late September 2013, there has been ongoing construction work on massive new warehouses. The latest warehouse building going up is on the …

Successful Lady Blazer golf season

The Lady Blazer golf squad recently completed another successful season under the guidance of Gardner Edgerton High School Coach Amy Van Rheen.
“This year marked the seventh in a row we have taken individuals or a team to the state …

County commemorates Veterans Day in Gardner

Sen. Jerry Moran speaks with members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 11234 prior to the start of Johnson County's Veterans Day ceremony in Gardner on Nov. 11. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Sen. Jerry Moran speaks with members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 11234 prior to the start of Johnson County’s Veterans Day ceremony in Gardner on Nov. 11. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

 

American Legion Riders lined the walkways to Veterans Memorial Park in Gardner to commemorate Veterans Day. The county's ceremony included guest speakers, musical performances and laying of wreaths. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

American Legion Riders lined the

Blazer soccer squad earns post season honors

It’s been another successful season for Coach Andy Weber and his Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer soccer squad. Two players recently earned All-Eastern Kansas League honors.
Dakota Steuber was named to the All-EKL first team, and Carson Harding was named …

Holiday tour features local homes

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. At least, it will be soon in five houses located throughout Gardner.
The Gardner Historical Museum has selected five homes to feature on its second Christmas Homes Tour. On …

High school schedules Veterans Day program

Gardner Edgerton High School will host its annual Veterans Day program on Nov. 11. The event is open to the public, and veterans and their families are invited to attend a reception immediately following the assembly. The event begins at …

County Veterans Day ceremony in Gardner, but parade canceled

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
The county’s annual Veterans Day celebration returns to Gardner this year, but it won’t include a parade as originally advertised. The event is set for Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Veteran Memorial Park on Center Street.…

Winters given appointment nod

Todd Winters

Todd Winters

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner council members added a familiar face to the dias on Nov. 3.
Todd Winters was appointed to serve out the remainder of Larry Fotovich’s term, which expires in April 2015.
Winters was appointed to …

Lady Jaguars win season opener

The Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade girls varsity basketball team jumped to a 19-12 first half lead and never looked back en route to a 39-13 season opening win at cross town rival Trail Ridge Middle School last week.…