September 4, 2015

Annual GE sporting clay tournament date set

Photo courtesy of Gardner Chamber of Commerce

Photo courtesy of Gardner Chamber of Commerce

Spend a day networking and having fun with your co-workers on the range at Powder Creek Shooting Park in the third annual event.
Register as a team of four or as individual. Bring …

Blazer soccer season begins at Shawnee Heights

Following four weeks of practice, the Blazer soccer season will begin the season at Shawnee Heights in Topeka, September 1st.
“We graduated some key talent and will be very young season,” said coach Andy Weber, now in his eighth season. …

Blazers begin season at Shawnee Mission East

Junior runningback Hunter Skeens and the Blazers open the season at 6A defending state champion SM East Sept.. 4. Kickoff is 7 pm at Shawnee Mission South district stadium. Photo by Kelly Johns

Junior running back Hunter Skeens and the Blazers open the season at 6A defending state champion SM East Sept.. 4. Kickoff is 7 pm at Shawnee Mission South district stadium. Photo courtesy of Kelly Johns

A much improved GEHS Blazer …

County adopts budget with tax rate increase

A graph shows how much residents of varying home prices will pay with the county tax increase. Olathe residents will be taxed slightly  differently as the city has its own library system. Graphic courtesy of Johnson County Government

A graph shows how much residents of varying home prices will pay with the county tax increase. Olathe residents will be taxed slightly differently as the city has its own library system. Graphic courtesy of Johnson County Government

Danedri Thompson

Council sends rezoning request to commission for reconsideration

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
A zoning change request will be sent back to the Gardner Planning Commission for reconsideration.
Planning commissioners recommended the city council deny a request to rezone 2.67 acres at 30000 W. 191st Street from C-2, or commercial, …

CVS Pharmacy earns go-ahead for local store

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
There will be a CVS Pharmacy on the northwest corner of Main Street and Center Street.
Council members approved the rezoning and final plat to make way for the store during an Aug. 17 meeting. Though the …

Meeting to discuss sales tax question on Aug. 24

Gardner city officials will host a town hall meeting on Monday, Aug. 24. The meeting will allow residents to ask questions about a proposed special sales tax election.
Gardner voters should begin receiving ballots in the mail on Aug. 26. …

Gardner Ice softball ends successful season

It’s been quite a season for Coach Steve Adamson and his 18-and-under Gardner Ice softball team.
Adamson guided his group to a 6-4 Blue Valley League record and also took home third place in two area tournaments.
“I’m so proud …

Getting ready for the season opener

Photo courtesy of Kelly Johns

Photo courtesy of Kelly Johns

Blazer quarterback Griffin Johns gets set for a pass in a preseason workout. Johns will guide the Blazers in the Sept. 4 opener at SM East.…

Sen. Moran appoints Gardner man to board

Ernie Honas, Gardner, has been named to Sen. Jerry Moran’s 2015 Kansas Service Academy Selection Board. The 20-member board reviews applications and interviews candidates applying for admission to the U.S. Service Academies, which include the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval …