September 17, 2014

Blazers lose season opener versus Shawnee Mission East High School

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 111 yards on 24 carries in the Blazer football squad’s home opener on Sept. 5. Despite Pearson-Bruce’s efforts, the squad dropped the game against Shawnee Mission East High School last week. Photo courtesy of Adams Pro Photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jaden Pearson-Bruce rushed for 111 yards on 24 carries in the Blazer football squad’s home opener on Sept. 5. Despite Pearson-Bruce’s efforts, the squad dropped the game against Shawnee Mission East High School last week.

Officials welcome new clerk to community

Jeanne Koontz

Jeanne Koontz

The city of Gardner welcomed a new city clerk, Jeanne Koontz, recently.  Mayor Chris Morrow administered the Oath of Office to Koontz at the Aug. 4 city council meeting.  Koontz comes to the city of Gardner with eight …

Lady Blazer golf team takes 5th in invitational

Taylor Snell helped the Lady Blazer JV golf team to a 5th place finish at the season open at Smileys golf course last week. Submitted photo

Taylor Snell helped the Lady Blazer JV golf team to a 5th place finish at the season open at Smileys golf course last week. Submitted photo

The Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers junior varsity golf squad brought back a …

Jags lose home opener

Falling behind 16-0 after one quarter, the Pioneer Ridge Middle School seventh grade varsity boys football team dropped a 42-8 decision to Spring Hill Middle School in the home opener last week.
Pioneer, (0-1), got its offense going in the …

Kids Fishing Derby at Gardner Lake

Brayden Mason accepts trophy for biggest fish caught at the 2014 Kids Fishing Derby Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

Brayden Mason accepts trophy for biggest fish caught at the 2014 Kids Fishing Derby Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

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September 6, 2014 – Over 50 kids participated in the 2014 Kids …

Teen Town kept Gardner teenagers dancing through the 1950s, 1960s

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Pat (McConnell) Cloud, GHS Class of 1960 remembers Teen Town, a gathering place for teens in the basement in what is today, Ken’s Swap N Shop at 140 E. Main Street.…

School board members may accept invitations

The Gardner-Edgerton Board of Education members have been invited and may attend the following upcoming events:
• The Kansas State Department of Education will be hosting the annual regional Kansas Teacher of the Year banquet at 5 p.m. on Sunday, …

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 …

Median a safety measure for intersection upgrades

The empty space in the median that replaces five parking spaces in downtown Gardner will not be a home to flowers. It will have brick pavers and was constructed for safety related to the U.S. 56 Highway and Center Street intersection project. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

The empty space in the median that replaces five parking spaces in downtown Gardner will not be a home to flowers. It will have brick pavers and was constructed for safety related to the U.S. 56 Highway and Center Street

Brief

The American Legion will host a 95th birthday celebration for Morris Eastland, a past commander of Post 19. The celebration will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the legion, 315 S. Meadowbrook Circle. Members of …