May 27, 2015

JV blanks De Soto; GEHS varsity loses

Playing its best soccer of the season, the Gardner Edgerton Blazer junior varsity soccer team turned back De Soto High School 4-0 last week.
Freshman Erin Fabing got things going, scoring two goals. Other goals came from Kayla Hartman and …

City to host opening day celebration for newly rehabilitated aquatic center

On Saturday, May 23, at 1 p.m., the City of Gardner will host an opening day celebration event to recognize the completion of its newly rehabilitated aquatic center.
The aquatic center, known as one of Gardner’s greatest summer attractions, underwent …

Gardner Police Department makes area crime map available to public

The City of Gardner Police Department recently implemented an online crime map for public use.
The crime map allows citizens to see if criminal activity has occurred in their neighborhood. It also reveals the type of criminal activity and the …

Park Clean Up

Staff photos by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Jeff Stewart (right), city parks director, and a volunteer prep Winwood Park before the clean-up session began. Volunteers were served a lunch following the park and trail sprucing event.…

Resident asks board to codify LGBT protections

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Rev. Erika Marksbury, Gardner, asked school board members to adopt a policy to protect lesbian and gay staff in the school district.
She told the board during the public comment portion of a May 11 meeting that …

33 teachers, admins to leave USD 231

The district will lose 33 teachers and administrators next year. According to a report to the school board from USD 231 Director of Human Resources Jody Marshall, seven are retiring from education, 14 are moving out of the area or …

1957 tornado destroys homes, lives in SH

A tornado blazes through Spring Hill on May 20, 1957. File photo

A tornado blazes through Spring Hill on May 20, 1957. File photo

Mica Marriott-Ward
Special to The Gardner News
May 20, 1957, started out a like any other day. The Spring Hill High School senior class left for a …

School board approves 2015-2016 student trips

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Several Gardner Edgerton High School groups will travel next year. USD 231 board members approved three school trips that may put more than 200 students on the road next year.
Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School …

High school graduations set for this weekend

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
It’s a race to the finish

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School class of 2014 throw their hats in celebration. The class of 2015 will graduate this Saturday. File photo

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School class of 2014 throw their hats in celebration. The class of 2015 will graduate this Saturday. File photo

for staff and seniors at Gardner …

Senior Grad Special Edition

The 2015 edition of The Gardner News featuring photo’s of  the senior graduation candidates  of GEHS and of Spring HIll HS are now available for purchase. As always you can get your copies at the newspaper office at 136 E …