October 25, 2014

Late goals sink Blazer soccer squad

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer soccer squad dropped a hard fought 3-0 decision to perennial power St. Thomas Aquinas High School last week.
GEHS trailed just 1-0 late in the second half, when St. Thomas …

Poker run to benefit traumatic brain injury set

Reece Good

Reece Good

Bikers, riders, hot and rat rodders are invited to the fourth annual Riding with Reece Poker Run on Oct. 4. The event raises funds for traumatic brain injury victims at the University of Kansas Medical Hopsital. Former Gardner-resident …

Third graders attend bike rodeo at Grand Star

Volunteers fit Gardner Edgerton School District third graders with new bike helmets on Sept. 16. Each student received a free helmet during the district’s annual bike rodeo. Photo courtesy of Leann Northway

Volunteers fit Gardner Edgerton School District third graders with new bike helmets on Sept. 16. Each student received a free helmet during the district’s annual bike rodeo. Photo courtesy of Leann Northway

USD 231 third graders gathered at Grand Star …

Board to request increase in school budget authority

There will be a mail-in ballot election in January 2015. The one-question ballot will seek approval to increase the USD 231 Local Option Budget from 30 percent to 33 percent.
School board members unanimously approved the measure, which if approved, …

Election boundaries may be redrawn for school board

School officials may redraw boundaries for USD 231 school board member districts. There are seven board of education members – two from each of three districts and one at-large school board member.
USD 231 is working with a demographer to …

Wheatridge football squads take on Louisburg

The eighth-grade Wheatridge Middle School football squad hosted the Louisburg Middle School Wildcats in the season home opener last week. Coach Susnik and Coach Peavey noted positives in both offense and defense.  However there is still much room for improvement.  …

Jags blank Ottawa, 28-0

Scoring early and often, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade varsity football team brought back a 28-0 win from Ottawa Middle School last week.
Baylor Maxwell led the way with two touchdowns on runs of three and twenty yards. …

Legal Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Vote, Edgerton-McCamish Cemetery District. In adoption the 2015 Budget, the Board of Directors voted to increase property taxes in the an amount greater than the amount levied for the 2014 Budget,adjusted by the 2013 CPI for …

Museum to host military muster

The Gardner Historical Museum will host an afternoon of conversation and socializing for all those who served at the Olathe Naval Air Station, Sunflower Ordinance Works or Nike Missile Base. Veterans and civilians are encouraged to attend and bring photos …

3rd quarter surge lifts BV Southwest past Blazers

 Jadon Pearson-Bruce ran for two touchdowns and over 200 yards in a 48-25  loss at Blue Valley Southwest last Friday night.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Jadon Pearson-Bruce ran for two touchdowns and over 200 yards in a 48-25 loss at Blue Valley Southwest last Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Scoring three, third quarter touchdowns, the Blue Valley Southwest High School Timberwolves posted a …