November 22, 2014

Blazer football season ends

Gardner Edgerton High School senior quarterback Colton Mullin sets the offense in action at Olathe South High School last Friday night. The Blazers lost the season finale 49-22.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer offense huddles in the first quarter action at Olathe South High School Friday night. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football team ended its season with a loss on …

Huskies win in OT

It took an overtime period but the Trail Ridge Middle School seventh grade JV girls basketball team escaped with a 25-24 win in its season opener against Pioneer Ridge Middle School.
Trailing by one point with less than 10 seconds …

Soccer squad season ends with regional loss

A first round, 4-0 regional 6A loss to Shawnee Mission East High School brought the season to a close for Coach Andy Weber and his Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity soccer squad.
GEHS trailed 1-0 at halftime. The squad …

18th Annual Halloween Boo Bash at Celebration Park

Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

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The Gardner Parks and Recreation Department held the 18th Annual Halloween Boo-Bash tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. The Boo-Bash is an evening of …

Prairie Moon installation of new officers

Pictured are the Prairie Moon Officers for 2014-2015 Submitted photo

Pictured are the Prairie Moon Officers for 2014-2015 Submitted photo

Prairie Moon 4-H Club held its monthly meeting on Oct. 13 at the Morning Grange Hall in Spring Hill. The 50-plus member 4-H club meets the second Monday of every …

Company withdraws request for plant permit

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Bettis Asphalt and Construction has withdrawn a request for a conditional-use permit to build and operate a temporary plant at the rock quarry near Edgerton.
Johnson County Commission Chair Ed Eilert told a small crowd that …

Trunk or Treat

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson.

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson.

Dozens of costumed youth descended on the Wheatridge Middle School parking lot on Oct. 26. The kids “trunk or treated” gathering candy from the backs of decorated vehicles.
The event was sponsored by Indian Creek …

Detectives seek public assist to solve theft

Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s assistance to solve a recent crime.
On Oct. 17, a silver 1974 Airstream travel was stolen from 19920 Gardner Road. At approximately 3 p.m., witnesses and neighbors observed a female and possibly …

Question would legalize charity raffles

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Those Booster Club raffles are illegal, but a proposed amendment to the Kansas Constitution could change that.
A question on the Nov. 4 ballot will ask voters to approve or reject an amendment to the Kansas Constitution …

Gardner chamber hires new executive director

The Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors hired a new executive director last week.
Jason Camis comes to Gardner from the Paola Chamber of Commerce, where he worked in a similar role for the past three years.
During …