November 29, 2014

Nike Elementary to host holiday mart

Nike Elementary School will have something for everyone on Saturday, Dec. 6th when it hosts its annual Holiday Mart shopping extravaganza at the school. Events get underway at 8:30 a.m. with a breakfast with Santa. For a small fee, families …

Municipal, board elections set for April 7



Danedri Thompson
It’s election season, again.
With the fall 2014 election in the books, election officials are turning their attention to the 2015 spring election. Voters will have the opportunity to fill a majority of the seats on …

GEHS music students earn district-level honors

A large number of Gardner Edgerton High School Band, Choir and Orchestra members outperformed more than 1,000 at the Northeast Kansas Music Educators Association auditions and deserving, were selected for NEKMEA District level honors.

District Band Results
Ethan Archer – …

Johnson County Public Safety Toy and Food Drive

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Members of the Gardner Police Department collected toys and food at Walmart last weekend as part of the Johnson County Public Safety Toy and Food Drive. The organization will assist 65 Johnson Counties comprised of 411 people during …

PRMS Jags drop game to Baldwin Bulldogs

Falling behind 20-9 at halftime, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School Jaguar eighth grade varsity basketball squad dropped a 43-20 home decision to Baldwin Middle School last week.
Baldwin jumped to a 12-4 first quarter lead and went up 20-9 at …

Gardner City Council meeting re-scheduled

The date of the Gardner City Council’s regularly-scheduled Dec. 1 meeting has been changed. The council meeting in December is now set for 7 p.m. on Dec. 2 at city hall.
City halls in Gardner, Edgerton, and Spring Hill will …

GEHS golfer hits big time

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Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jasmine Bailey signed a national letter of intent to play golf at St. Mary’s College in Nebraska next fall. At right is Coach Keri Rodriguez.…

Wheatridge wrestlers earn medals at league

The Wheatridge Middle School wrestling squad finished its season on Nov. 15 at the Frontier League meet at Louisburg Middle School.
Liam Bickle brought home the championship, wrestling a perfect 3-0 on the day.
Two WMS wrestlers, Keith Casey and …

Landowners given 60 days to repair condemned walks

Danedri Thompson
During a Nov. 17 meeting, Gardner City Council members condemned the sidewalk between Casey’s General Store and QuikTrip on east Main Street.
The condemnation will require that the owners of the abutting properties fix the sidewalks within …

City prepares for arrival of winter snow storms

Danedri Thompson
Winter is coming and the city of Gardner officials are ready to deal with whatever Mother Nature throws at them, Public Works Director Brian Faust told the council.
“If you’ve researched winter weather predictions for our region, …