December 21, 2014

GEHS senior to receive double lung transplant

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

A Gardner Edgerton High School senior is undergoing a double lung

Judy Hart, right, poses with her mother Mary Hart. Judy, a Gardner Edgerton High School senior, is receiving a double lung transplant in St. Louis today. File photo

Judy Hart, right, poses with her mother Mary Hart. Judy, a Gardner Edgerton High School senior, is receiving a double lung transplant in St. Louis today.

Honor Flight takes veterans to Washington

Mica (Marriott) Ward, Gardner, escorts World War II veteran Les Page, Blue Springs, Mo., on a one-day tour of veteran monuments in D.C. Submitted photo

Mica (Marriott) Ward, Gardner, escorts World War II veteran Les Page, Blue Springs, Mo., on a one-day tour of veteran monuments in D.C. Submitted photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
For Mica (Marriott) Ward, serving as a Heartland Honor Flight guardian was …

Edgerton hires director tasked with development

The city of Edgerton has hired a community development director. Officials named that Kenneth Cook will step into the role on Nov. 12.
The job will entail managing all aspects of community development and planning for the city, including planning …

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 …