September 4, 2015

Looking Back: 1973 GHS football team

ABOVE: Gardner Edgerton High School football players pose for a 1973 team photo. Much like today, fans enjoyed watching the ‘Blazer football team in action on the field each Friday night at the high school during football season. File photo

Looking Back: 1973 Vacation Bible School

FRONT: Cora Call, Corky Hulbert, Mark Freund, Donna Moore, Rodney Kurtz and Steve Winters. BACK: Michael Voights, Kathy Hertzler, Michael Patrick, Charles Hood, Ruth Ann Eply. File photo

Pictured are the first grade vacation Bible school students from the First …

Looking Back: 1973 New school year approaches

To the delight of many mothers after a long loud summer, school begins in Gardner Monday. To the estimated 1,375 students who will be attending here, it may be somewhat less delightful, but necessary all the same.

Eight-two teachers including …

1975 Letter: GHS basketball team deserves notice

From: Shawn Stevens, Lynne Shreve, Wes Stacy, Becky Shreve, David Fleming, Ken Nellor, Mike Kessler, Kevin Pyle

As spirited fans of Gardner High School, we feel our basketball team is being neglected. Our basketball team has an 11-2 record, but …

Citizen group opposes expansion project

This article first appeared Jan. 29, 1975 edition of The Gardner News

The Olathe Naval Air Center, pictured above and currently New Century AirCenter, was an issue of much discussion in 1975. File Photo

A series of meetings between city …

1975 Archives: Chamber, city debate Chamber’s merits

This first appeared in the Feb. 12, 1975 edition of The Gardner News
By Ellen Jordan

The Gardner Chamber of Commerce is not dead, according to a response by Mayor Cline Hart to an earlier statement from Chamber president Kenneth …

Edgerton library celebrates 10 years

Former Edgerton Mayor Frances Cross presides over the opening of the Edgerton Bank of Knowledge. File photo

Corbin H. Crable

It was a long, difficult road to travel, but Edgerton residents for years spoke loud and clear through both …

The Origins of Evil

Part I of a three-part series exploring the Clutter murders’ ties to our area

Corbin H. Crable

Folks in Edgerton could always tell how much trouble young Dick Hickock was in by counting the number of horses on his …