November 24, 2014

Soccer game ends with loss after penalty kick

A successful penalty kick late in the game is all Blue Valley North High School needed to defeat the Gardner Edgerton High School soccer squad 1-0 the regular season soccer finale last week.
“We played outstanding defense again and created …

Blazers fall to Blue Valley Northwest

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Tanner Hughes, number 16, returns a kickoff for nice yardage in the Blazers game with Blue Valley Northwest last Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Tanner Hughes, number 16, returns a kickoff for nice yardage in the Blazers game with Blue Valley Northwest last Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School …

GEHS senior placed on active transplant list

Mary Hart, left, poses with her daughter Judy. Judy, a Gardner Edgerton High School senior, was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at birth. Submitted photo

Mary Hart, left, poses with her daughter Judy. Judy, a Gardner Edgerton High School senior, was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at birth. Submitted photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Mary and Judy Hart, Gardner, are running a marathon of sorts, and the …

Prairie Moon installation of new officers

Pictured are the Prairie Moon Officers for 2014-2015 Submitted photo

Pictured are the Prairie Moon Officers for 2014-2015. Submitted photo

Alexis Fiedler
Club reporter
Prairie Moon 4-H Club held its monthly meeting on October 13th at the Morning Grange Hall in Spring Hill. The 50+ member 4-H club meets the …

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, …