November 21, 2014

Blazer football season ends

Gardner Edgerton High School senior quarterback Colton Mullin sets the offense in action at Olathe South High School last Friday night. The Blazers lost the season finale 49-22.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer offense huddles in the first quarter action at Olathe South High School Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football team ended its season with a loss on …

Soccer squad season ends with regional loss

A first round, 4-0 regional 6A loss to Shawnee Mission East High School brought the season to a close for Coach Andy Weber and his Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity soccer squad.
GEHS trailed 1-0 at halftime. The squad …

Company withdraws request for plant permit

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Bettis Asphalt and Construction has withdrawn a request for a conditional-use permit to build and operate a temporary plant at the rock quarry near Edgerton.
Johnson County Commission Chair Ed Eilert told a small crowd that …

Trunk or Treat

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson.

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson.

Dozens of costumed youth descended on the Wheatridge Middle School parking lot on Oct. 26. The kids “trunk or treated” gathering candy from the backs of decorated vehicles.
The event was sponsored by Indian Creek …

Detectives seek public assist to solve 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 …

Question would legalize charity raffles

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Those Booster Club raffles are illegal, but a proposed amendment to the Kansas Constitution could change that.
A question on the Nov. 4 ballot will ask voters to approve or reject an amendment to the Kansas Constitution …

Costumed fun event scheduled for Oct. 30

Kirsten Flageolle, 2, poses in her Olaf costume. She took third place in her age group during a city of Edgerton Halloween party on Oct. 26. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Kirsten Flageolle, 2, poses in her Olaf costume. She took third place in her age group during a city of Edgerton Halloween party on Oct. 26. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Goblins, ghosts and Elsas – lots and lots of …

Royals, media create unusual election

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, left, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal made a campaign stop at New Century Oct. 27. In his re-election bid, Brownback faces Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, left, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal made a campaign stop at New Century Oct. 27. In his re-election bid, Brownback faces Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
It’s a strange …

Trunk or Treat

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Dozens of costumed youth descended on the Wheatridge Middle School parking lot on Oct. 26. The kids “trunk or treated” gathering candy from the backs of decorated vehicles.
The event was sponsored by Indian Creek …

GEHS soccer team loses in double OT

It took two overtimes, but Blue Valley West High School’s soccer squad prevailed 3-2 on senior night at Gardner Edgerton High School last week.
GEHS took an early 1-0 lead when Carson Harding assisted Dakota Steuber on a goal. Eight …