April 24, 2014

Good turnout for low-cost animal clinic

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Several residents brought their dogs and cats to the city of Edgerton’s annual low-cost vaccine clinic, held in downtown Edgerton on March 29.
Edgerton Code Enforcement Officer Charlie Lydon, who was in charge …

Edgerton City Council annexes land into town

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
Annexing some land into the city, consideration of a corporate insurance policy, and a report regarding sidewalks in the city, were the highlights of the March 27 Edgerton City Council meeting, in which …

Norton’s place in state wrestling tourney

Tyler Norton placed fourth in the 138-pound weight division at the USAWKS Folkstyle state wresting championships in Topeka last weekend. Norton competed as a member of the East Kansas wrestling club. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Tyler and Christian Norton turned in an impressive performance at the USAWKS state tourney at the Topeka Expocentre last weekend.
Tyler took fourth in the 138-pound division, while Christian Norton took sixth in the 14-and-under, 120-pound division.
April 4-5 will …

Blazers lose baseball opener versus SMEHS

The Gardner Edgerton High School baseball team’s offense struggled in a 5-1 loss to Shawnee Mission East High School in its home opener March 29.
Luke Whitlow and Jacob Means had the Blazers’ only two hits, and Chance Carney scored …

Reminiscing with Charlie Troutner

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March 3, 2014 – Charlie Troutner is a born and raised Edgerton native who is now the President of the Edgerton Historical Society, which opened their museum in 2013. When

Rotary’s Grocery Grab scheduled for April 12

Jeff Barber, left, poses with Rotary Club member JP Davies and a Price Chopper manager during the second annual Grocery Grab. Barber collected groceries on behalf of the American Legion. File photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Analysts predict food prices will jump by the largest amount in more than three years in 2014, but the sharp increase may not be a problem for one lucky winner, thanks to the Gardner Rotary Club and …

Gov. says significant funds needed for schools

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Fully funding education will require “significant new funding,” Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said in a statement last week. Brownback’s statement comes on the heels of a Supreme Court ruling that will require the state legislature to fully …

Perkins’ XL flag earns variance from BZA

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Four members of the Gardner Board of Zoning Appeals unanimously agreed to allow a large American flag to fly outside Perkins Restaurant, 2000 E. Santa Fe, Gardner.
The decision was unanimous as only four of seven BZA …

Rocky Mountain National meet

Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Dustin Williams, left, grabbed gold in the 170-pound division at the Rocky Mountain National meet last weekend. Seth Pesek, right, placed fourth in the 195-pound division at the same meet.…

Gardner woman files to represent 43rd District in KS House

Gardner resident Caitlin Trujillo, Democrat, has filed to run for the 43rd District in the Kansas House of Representatives.

Trujillo grew up attending USD 231 schools and is a 2008 graduate of Gardner Edgerton High School. As a student, she …