July 5, 2015

Pocket Pets

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

An exhibitor at Festival on the Trails shows off Pocket Pets. Also known as Sugar Bears or Petaurus Breviceps, the animals are a small species of tree dwelling marsupials. As pets, the tiny creatures are …

10-and-under Blazer baseball team making strides in Blue Valley league

BOTTOM ROW:  Austin Buie, Brayden Fouts, Kollin Gretencord, Bru Haas, Conner Elder, Eli Blazic SECOND ROW: Cody Davis, Eli Jensen, Ozzy Poage, Kendall Crowell, Elson Blanding BACKROW COACHES: Derik Fouts, Ryan Gretencord, Brock Haas, Robert Davis Submitted photo

BOTTOM ROW: Austin Buie, Brayden Fouts, Kollin Gretencord, Bru Haas, Conner Elder, Eli Blazic SECOND ROW: Cody Davis, Eli Jensen, Ozzy Poage, Kendall Crowell, Elson Blanding BACKROW COACHES: Derik Fouts, Ryan Gretencord, Brock Haas, Robert Davis Submitted photo

Facing strong …

Blazer vaulters reaching new heights at area summer competitions

Tom Fabing placed second in the boys 15-16 year-old division with a jump of 9 feet, 6 inches at the KC Invitational at Washington  high school last weekend.Submitted photo

Tom Fabing placed second in the boys 15-16 year-old division with a jump of 9 feet, 6 inches at the KC Invitational at Washington high school last weekend. Submitted photo

Several Gardner Edgerton High School vaulters continue to post top …

Gardner nurse arrested on charges from JC

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

A Gardner man is in jail again. This time, Dennis Clark, 47, faces aggravated sodomy charges in Johnson County.

The Gardner man was arrested by Wyandotte County authorities in October

Dennis Clark

Dennis Clark

2014 and charged with three …

Gardner Ice softball squad competing in Blue Valley League

Gardner Ice 18-and-under catcher Kendra  Rogers gets set for a pitch in Blue Valley league action last week. Submitted photo

Gardner Ice 18-and-under catcher Kendra Rogers gets set for a pitch in Blue Valley league action last week. Submitted photo

Coached by Steve Adamson, the Gardner Ice 18-and-under softball team remains competitive in the Blue Valley League this summer.
On …

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Jim Wiseman married Betty Klamm on June 20, 1965. This month they will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Betty is the daughter of the late Oliver and Juanita Klamm. Jim is the son of the late Max …

Edgerton to host 43rd Frontier Days celebration

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Marching Band parade through the streets of Edgerton during last year’s Frontier Days Parade. The annual celebration, not in its 43rd year, returns to the community on June 19-20. File photo

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Marching Band parade through the streets of Edgerton during last year’s Frontier Days Parade. The annual celebration, not in its 43rd year, returns to the community on June 19-20. File photo

Danedri Thompson

Officials confirm invasive species population in Paola lake

The dime-size mollusks, zebra mussels,  are not native to Kansas, but have invaded Paola City Lake. Submitted photo

The dime-size mollusks, zebra mussels, are not native to Kansas, but have invaded Paola City Lake. Submitted photo

There are invasive zebra mussels in Paola City Lake, also known as Lake Miola.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism …

GEHS students to receive personal devices in 2016

Gardner Edgerton High School students will be receiving portable devices in 2016. That’s the word from USD 231 Superintendent Pam Stranathan.
District officials have been researching strategies for using digital platforms to deliver curriculum and having one device per student.…

Church plant remains more than 100 years

Mica Marriott-Ward
Special to The Gardner News
The northeast corner of Oak and Park streets hasn’t changed much in almost 100 years. The Church of Christ and its congregation have called the corner home ever since the church was constructed …