February 27, 2015

Gilhaus sues USD 231

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Former Gardner Edgerton School District Superintendent William Gilhaus has filed a lawsuit against USD 231, superintendent Pam Stranathan, and four school board members.

Former USD 231 Superintendent Bill Gilhaus addresses members of the board of education. File photo

Former USD 231 Superintendent Bill Gilhaus addresses members of the board of education. File

McKelvey leads Mustangs past SH

Teven McKelvey scored 21 points leading the Wheatridge Middle School Mustang seventh grade varsity boys basketball team to a 41-26 win over Spring Hill Middle School last week.
Behind McKelvey, WMS took control in the second half and avenged an …

Gardner police seek suspect in attempted robbery

Gardner police are seeking a suspect in an attempted armed robbery outside the Liquor Barn, 512 E. Main Street.
Police responded to the incident at the store at approximately 1 p.m. on Feb. 19.
According to a press release, a …

Lady Blazers lose to STA on senior night

Falling behind early, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers dropped a 47-29 Eastern Kansas League decision to St. Thomas Aquinas High School on senior night, Feb. 20.
GEHS, now 8-11, trailed 10-5 after one quarter and 22-13 by halftime. …

City officials anticipate more building permits

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
The number of building permits issued in the city of Gardner has steadily increased since 2011, and city planning technician Travis Hulse anticipates the growth to continue this year.
In 2004, Gardner issued 443 single family home …

Freshmen team drops game to Blue Valley

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazers freshman boys basketball team dropped a hard fought, 64-53 decision to Blue Valley High School last week.
The loss failed to overshadow a 12-point scoring effort by GEHS’ Jace Sprague. …

Winning streak continues for GEHS team

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity basketball team continued its winning streak with victories against Blue Valley High School and St. Thomas Aquinas High School last week.
Against Blue Valley, GEHS posted a 73-68 win behind the 19-point …

Juvenile arrested in search

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner Police officers executed a search warrant that lead to the arrest of a juvenile on Saturday, Feb. 21.
Officers searched a home on Woodson Street seeking narcotics.
“It’s a case we’ve been working,” acting police chief …

State Qualifiers

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Eight Blazers qualified for the 6A state wrestling meet in Park City this weekend. They include, in the back row; Tyler Norton at 132 pounds, Dustin Carstens at 170-pounds, TJ Burger at 138 pounds, Dylan McDonald at 126 …

Mouse Races at the American Legion

A mouse runs on the roulette wheel at American Legion Post 19 Mouse Races. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

A mouse runs on the roulette wheel at American Legion Post 19 Mouse Races. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
A big crowd turned out Saturday night, February 21, as …