November 21, 2014

Campaign finance reports

Citizens curious about who funded Kansas Legislature political candidates and how the candidates spent their campaign funds can visit the Kansas Ethics Commission’s website. Final reports are not due until the end of the year, but the most recent campaign …

Wheatridge wrestlers compete at triangular

Winning 13 different matches the Wheatridge Middle School Mustangs wrestler won their triangular tourney with Baldwin and Spring Hill Middle Schools last week.
The seventh graders won five different matches. Two seventh grade WMS wrestlers boasted perfect records. Gavin Brown …

Cross town rivals compete

A second-half rally fell just short and the Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade girls varsity basketball team lost a 16-14 decision to Trail Ridge Middle School last week.
Ashlynn Anderson, Yeneth Lugan and Kaylei Cox lead WMS’ offense.…

Landowners given 60 days to repair condemned walks

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
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 …

Looking back

Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Gardner Edgerton High School Coach Marvin Diener talks with his team during a timeout in the Blue Valley Northwest game.The Blazers concluded the season with a 49-22 loss at Olathe South.…

Lady Mustangs defeat Trail Ridge

In a tight defensive battle, the Wheatridge Middle School seventh grade girls varsity basketball team took an 8-3 win against cross town rival Trail Ridge Middle School last week.
The WMS Mustangs scored six points in the third quarter to …

Wrestlers compete at triangular

Winning 13 different matches the Wheatridge Middle School Mustangs wrestler won their triangular tourney with Baldwin and Spring Hill Middle Schools last week.
The seventh graders won five different matches. Two seventh grade WMS wrestlers boasted perfect records. Gavin Brown …

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.

Cross town rivals compete

A second-half rally fell just short and the Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade girls varsity basketball team lost a 16-14 decision to Trail Ridge Middle School last week.
Ashlynn Anderson, Yeneth Lugan and Kaylei Cox lead WMS’ offense.…

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 …