April 25, 2014

Hopping into spring

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TOP: The Easter Bunny visited with local kids in several places on April 12. Here the bunny waves after visiting with kids in Edgerton. The Easter Bunny stopped in during an egg hunt sponsored by the Girl Scouts and Edgerton …

Release forms for senior portraits neeeded

We are in need of release form from the following photographers in order for us to print any senior portraits that they took.  If your photographer is not on this this then we have already received permission to print the

Police officers to collect prescription medications

The Gardner Police Department wants your drugs.
Police officers will join the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and other law enforcement agencies in the eighth National Prescription Take Back Event.
Old or expired medicines in home cabinets are highly susceptible to …

GEHS Lady Blazer track squad takes 2nd place at Olathe Invitational

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Taylor Claybon races to state-leading time in the 300-meter hurdles.  Photo courtesy of Courtney Franz 

The Lady Blazers had six individual champions and accumulated 155-and-a- half points to claim runnerup honors behind Olathe East High School at the Olathe Invitational on April 11th.
Gardner Edgerton High School hosted the invitational meet due to construction at …

Bronco soccer squad blanks Basehor Linwood

Placing its offense in high gear, the Lady Broncos soccer squad blanked Basehor-Linwood High School 11-0 in soccer action last week.
Alix Brown led the way with three goals. Also scoring goals were Sydney Shoemaker, Mikayla Smith, and Taylor Hayden. …

GEHS Blazer baseball splits doubleheader

The Gardner Edgerton High School varsity baseball team split in doubleheader competition at Ottawa last weekend.  In game one, GEHS dropped a 9-8 decision to St. James.  Carter Hohn pitched in that game. Nolan an Beets had three hits while …

Council work session gets late start

Several people milled around for a half hour awaiting the start of a city council work session that was supposed to start at 7 p.m. The start time was delayed for almost a half hour as constituents and special guests awaited the arrival of council members Heath Freeman and Larry Fotovich. Steve Shute did not attend the meeting. Submitted photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Gardner-Edgerton pole vaulters lead Blazer charge at track invitational

Kyle Stubler sprints down the pole vault runway en route to a state-leading pole vault of 14-foot, 6-inches.  Photo courtesy of Courtney Franz

Kyle Stubler’s first place finish in the pole vault highlighted an impressive performance by the GEHS boys track team at the Olathe Invitational, April 12.
GEHS hosted the Olathe Invitational due to construction at the Olathe District Activity Center.
Stubler …

USD 231 board censures member

A copy of one of several checks the school district wrote to school board member James Repshire.

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
The USD 231 Board Of Education publicly censured veteran board

member James Repshire for violating a board ethics policy. Board members specifically cited the work his company, J. R. Electric, performed for the …

VIDEO: Lynn, Sutton provide legislative update

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
April 12, 2014 – The city of Gardner hosted a public forum for a review of accomplishments of the 2014 Kansas legislative session,  followed by a question-and-answer session.

Sen. Julia …