March 31, 2015

Mayor issues statement on officer-involved shooting

My fellow Gardner citizens,

Last week, our city experienced a tragic event involving two of our police officers that resulted in the death of one of our residents. While I cannot go into detail about the incident as it is …

Summer concert series at Cornerstone scheduled

A member of the La De Dahs rocks during a performance. The band is one of three acts scheduled to perform in Cornerstone Park this summer. Photo courtesy of La De Dahs

A member of the La De Dahs rocks during a performance. The band is one of three acts scheduled to perform in Cornerstone Park this summer. Photo courtesy of La De Dahs

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
A concert series is coming …

Military update

Air Force Airman Cameron A. Miller graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, …

GEHS team captures third in economic competition

A team of Gardner Edgerton High School students placed third in the LifeSmarts State Varsity Championship. GEHS students, Sean Grossnickle, Conner Phillips, Nashton Shell and David Shute, answered questions about consumer rights, personal finance, health and safety, technology and the …

Sheriff’s vehicles to unveil new decal in Gardner

One of the Sheriff’s vehicles will display new decals in support of our community impacted by Autism and Alzheimer’s. These decals hope to bring about more community awareness of the Sheriff’s Take Me Home Program launched in 2011.
The car …

Project to stabilize Gardner Elementary considered

School district officials may stabilize the southwest corner of Gardner Elementary School this summer. Gary Diener, in a report to USD 231 board of education members, wrote that the southwest corner of the building has settled over the years.
“While …

Officer-involved shooting leaves woman dead

Two police officers are on administrative leave after a shooting in a Gardner home on March 26.

The shooting left a 53-year-old woman, Deanne Choate,  dead inside a home in the 400 block of N. Birch Street.  Shortly before 10 …

Council reaches consensus to move forward on sales tax initiative

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
City council members agreed to move forward with a proposal that would ask voters to approve a half-cent or larger sales tax initiative to fund street upgrades and maintenance. Council members appeared to reach a consensus during …

Assessed value of GE school district increases

The market value of the Gardner Edgerton School District has increased, according to a memo from district business director Jeremy McFadden to board members.
Johnson County Appraiser Paul Welcome’s reported the value of real property within the district increased 11.41 …

Engagement

Willis - Davis

Willis – Davis

Lynette Willis and Chuck Willis, of Spring Hill, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marin Foster Willis to Andrew Michael Davis, son of Mike and Wendy Davis of Tampa.
Marin is a 2011 graduate …