October 26, 2014

Public servants sought for council, commission

The cities of Gardner and Edgerton are seeking a few good people.
Edgerton is seeking two volunteers to serve on its planning commission. The commission is tasked with reviewing development projects and making recommendations to the city council.
Applicants must …

Man arrested for Gardner stabbing

A Gardner man is under arrest following a stabbing that occurred late in the afternoon on Oct. 8.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to Jill Koch, a spokesperson from the Johnson County Sheriff’s …

8th grade volleyball squad competes in Paola league event

The Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade JV volleyball team traveled to Paola on Saturday for the league tournament.
The Mustangs faced off against Louisburg Middle School in the first match and lost 10-25 and 19-25. Great serving was done by …

WMS JV takes second in league tourney

The Wheatridge Middle School seventh grade JV volleyball team took second place in the Frontier League Tournament at Ottawa Middle school on Oct. 4.
Thanks to a strong team effort, the WMS Mustang squad beat Louisburg Middle School, 25-9 and …

Royalty named

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Gardner Edgerton High School selected a homecoming king and queen last Friday. The titles were bestowed upon Carly Graceffa and Jake Huppe, seniors, during the homecoming football game on Oct. 3. Other queen candidates included Krista Long, Jewelry …

GEHS drops rival game against Aquinas

Anthony Cisneros, number 35, runs for yardage in Gardner Edgerton High School’s game against St. Thomas Aquinas. The Blazers dropped a 34-21 decision to the Saints. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Anthony Cisneros, number 35, runs for yardage in Gardner Edgerton High School’s game against St. Thomas Aquinas. The Blazers dropped a 34-21 decision to the Saints. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Despite an early 6-0 lead, the Gardner Edgerton High …

Soccer teams fall to Wyandotte

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School junior varsity and varsity soccer squads dropped a pair of decisions against Wyandotte High School last week.
The JV squad lost 2-0, and the varsity fell 3-1 in non-league action.
On …

Blood Drive

Oct. 10
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Bass Pro Shop, Olathe
The American Red Cross is encouraging eligible blood donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month in October. More than 6,000 liver transplants are performed each year in the …

GE, SH school districts boast record enrollments

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
USD 230 and USD 231 have more students this year than they did last year.
The Spring Hill School District added 97 students this year – or grew by approximately 3.9 percent. The Gardner Edgerton School District …

Military Muster

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Submitted photo

Flags courtesy of the American Legion Chapter 19 Riders line Main Street in front of the Gardner Historical Museum on Sept. 27. The museum hosted a military muster event, inviting area veterans to share photos and conversation about …