August 1, 2014

Banquet celebrates 4-H members accomplishments

Zach Nason, Jessica Gunkel, Anna Hester, Evan Eschliman and Carley Eschliman were Johnson County 4-H winners at the Emerald Circle Banquet that was recently held in Manhattan.  Submitted photo

Zach Nason, Jessica Gunkel, Anna Hester, Evan Eschliman and Carley Eschliman were Johnson County 4-H winners at the Emerald Circle Banquet that was recently held in Manhattan. Submitted photo

Jessica Gunkel
Club reporter
On June 4th, the Kansas 4-H Youth …

Wiseman to depart Edgerton council

Charlie Troutner
Special to the Gardner News
Edgerton City Council member Heidi Wiseman announced her resignation from the governing body, effective July 25, during the June 26 Edgerton City Council meeting.
Wiseman, an Edgerton resident since 2000, has served on …

Season comes to a close for Gardner Blazer baseball team

Another successful season has come to a close for Coach Jeff Stewart and his twelve and under AA Gardner Blazers competitive baseball team.
The Blazers participated in nine competitive tournaments over the spring and summer with a final record of …

Concrete plant remanded to zoning

Debbie Hickman

Special to The Gardner News

It was by unanimous decision that the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners chose to refer the request for a conditional use permit (CUP) for an asphalt and concrete plant and related auxiliary …

Firework event scheduled for July 3 in Edgerton

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News  
The City of Edgerton is presenting a Community Picnic and Fireworks Show on Thursday, July 3, at Martin Creek Park. All activities at the celebration are free.
The event will begin at 6:30 …

USD 231 receives $20K check from Governor

USD 231 interim-Superintendent Pam Stranathan poses with a giant check worth $20,000. Gov. Sam Brownback presented the check to district officials on June 19. Submitted photo

USD 231 interim-Superintendent Pam Stranathan poses with a giant check worth $20,000. Gov. Sam Brownback presented the check to district officials on June 19. Submitted photo

Gov. Sam Brownback presented a $20,000 check to Gardner Edgerton School District interim superintendent …

Gubernatorial candidate’s campaign trail passes through Edgerton

Paul Davis

Paul Davis

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Paul Davis swept through Edgerton on June 21, walking through town during the Frontier Days parade.
The gubernatorial candidate hoped to win the votes of southwest Johnson County voters and parade into the Governor’s mansion …

Frontier Days Parade

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Lily Fleming,  Abdallah Shrine Miss Congeniality 2013, rides through Edgerton during the annual parade. She was one of several horse riders in the Frontier Days Parade line-up.…

Everyone loves a parade

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

A Girl Scout tosses candy during the Frontier Days Parade in Edgerton on June 21. The parade drew several floats, walkers, dog and horse show-ers and even a handful of politicians.…

Next Level baseball squad marks successful season, tournament play

FRONT ROW:  Nick Bozinos, Trey Bebee, Cameron Schultz, Zak Jonas, Tristan Davis, Hunter Cole.  MIDDLE ROW:  Dalton Mall, David Adamson, Nick Ingolia, Henry Savasten, Leon Gaeta, Dutch Kauffman, Reid Frase. BACK ROW:  Steve Adamson, coach; Lee Kauffman, coach and Jeff Frase, head coach. Submitted photo

FRONT ROW:  Nick Bozinos, Trey Bebee, Cameron Schultz, Zak Jonas, Tristan Davis, Hunter Cole. MIDDLE ROW:  Dalton Mall, David Adamson, Nick Ingolia, Henry Savasten, Leon Gaeta, Dutch Kauffman, Reid Frase. BACK ROW:  Steve Adamson, coach; Lee Kauffman, coach and Jeff