September 22, 2014

Turnovers prove costly to Blazers

Senior runningback Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 171 yards in action at Bishop Miege last week. The Blazers dropped to 0-2 with a 29-0 loss.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Senior runningback Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 171 yards in action at Bishop Miege last week. The Blazers dropped to 0-2 with a 29-0 loss. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Number-one ranked 4A Bishop Miege High School took advantage of a …

State to look at building intermodals

Kansas Department of Transportation officials have begun work to identify possible locations for construction of rail transloading facilities.  It is anticipated that an announcement of facility locations will be made within a year.
Transloading is the process of moving goods …

WMS football take win

The Wheatridge Middle School seventh-grade football squad clocked its first win of the season against Paola Middle School on Sept. 9.
The WMS Mustang team engaged in a well-executed game to take the 20-14 victory at home.
Mustang quarterback Preston …

Scout earns Eagle honors with veteran project

Eagle Scout Nick Spiller

Eagle Scout Nick Spiller

Nick Spiller, member of Boy Scout Troop 888 and Divine Mercy Parish in Gardner, received his Eagle Scout award in a ceremony Aug. 20 at the church. Spiller’s project consisted of designing, planning, and overseeing the …

Air show will feature vintage WWII planes

The Commemorative Air Force Heart of America Wing will host an Air Expo at New Century this weekend. The event will feature a variety of vintage war aircraft including a B-17, a B-25, and a P-51.
The air show will …

Throw back to class of ‘82

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Members of Mrs. Gieringer’s 1978-1979 second grade class pose for a class picture. They graduated from Gardner Edgerton High School in 1989, and will re-unite during their 25th class reunion this weekend. An ornery second grader drew beards …

Officials network, discuss local issues, projects

Gardner Mayor Chris Morrow, Edgerton Mayor Don Roberts, and Gardner city council member Heath Freeman share a meal together during a public official networking event on Sept. 4. USD 231 Board of Education President Rob Shippy, in the background, later joined the table. Public officials updated one another on projects and issues in the Gardner-Edgerton area. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Gardner Mayor Chris Morrow, Edgerton Mayor Don Roberts, and Gardner city council member Heath Freeman share a meal together during a public official networking event on Sept. 4. USD 231 Board of Education President Rob Shippy, in the background, later

Riding with Reece event set for Oct. 4

The fourth annual Ridin’ with Reece Poker run is set for Oct. 4.
The event raises funds for traumatic brain injury patients in need at the University of Kansas Hospital.
In August 2006, Reece Good, formerly of Gardner, was returning …

Military Muster

File photo

File photo

Members of the KC Bettys pose during a military tribute at the Gardner Historical Museum in 2012. The museum will host a military muster on Sept. 27. The museum will feature a military exhibit from now through Veterans …

GEHS graduate to chair KU conference

Laura Wehmeier, a 2012 Gardner Edgerton High School graduate, will co-chair a student housing conference at the University of Kansas next month. Wehmeier, a KU junior in nursing, and Taylor Hanna, a KU senior in applied behavioral sciences, will help …