May 24, 2015

Henderson, Stubler lead Blazers track effort

Traezon Henderson and Kyle Stubler lead the Gardner Edgerton High School track effort at the Blazer Invitational last week.
Henderson took second in the 100 meters in 11.5 seconds, while Stubler cleared 14-feet 6-inches to gain a silver medal in …

Council sets agreement with humane society

Danedri Thompson
Edgerton city council members approved an agreement between the city and the Lawrence Humane Society (LHS) on April 23. Under the terms of the agreement, the city of Edgerton would pay LHS $40 per animal transferred to …

Civil air patrol train at New Century AirCenter

Members of the Civil Air Patrol’s Kansas Wing took part in an evaluated search and rescue exercise at New Century last weekend. The training event lasted through April 26.
Personnel assembled late on April 24 at the U.S. Army Reserve …

Edgerton Fun Run scheduled

April 30
Guests are invited to walk, run or cheer at a free event in which the Cyclone Sprinters show off their hard work and dedication after eight weeks of practice. Attendees will receive giveaways provided by the city of …

Lanesfield to host May Day celebration

The public is invited to take a trip out to the Lanesfield Historic Site, 18745 S. Dillie Road in Edgerton, for the annual May Day celebration.

Event details:

Date:               Saturday May 2, 2015

Time:              1 p.m. to  4 p.m.


Looking Back: Former GHS students reunite

Editor’s Note: This story appeared in the Oct. 18, 1945 edition of The Gardner News. The 81st annual Gardner Edgerton High School all-school reunion will be at 11:30 a.m. on May 17 at GEHS.

About 65 former students of …

Sheriff’s office to host sobriety checkpoint

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies, will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Johnson County the weekend of April 24, 2015.

Drivers suspected of being impaired will be given a brief sobriety test.  If the …

GEHS’ DeathTrap opens tonight

The Gardner Edgerton High School Theatre Department will present “Deathtrap” beginning Wednesday, April 22.
Written by Ira Levin, the play holds the record for longest-running comedy-thriller on Broadway. The five character, one-set play also won a Tony Award.
The curtain …

Blazers lose to St. Thomas Aquinas High

Conner Boyt

Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore Conner Boyt stroked a single against St. Thomas Aquinas last week. The Blazers dropped a 4-0 decision to the Saints. Submitted photo

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity baseball team …

Lady Jags win Paola Invitational

Using balanced scoring, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School lady Jags eighth grade girls track team brought back first place from the Paola Invitational last week.
The lady Jags opened the scoring with a 1-2-3 finish in the two mile run.…