July 22, 2014

Season comes to a close for Gardner Blazer baseball team

Another successful season has come to a close for Coach Jeff Stewart and his twelve and under AA Gardner Blazers competitive baseball team.
The Blazers participated in nine competitive tournaments over the spring and summer with a final record of …

Concrete plant remanded to zoning

Debbie Hickman

Special to The Gardner News

It was by unanimous decision that the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners chose to refer the request for a conditional use permit (CUP) for an asphalt and concrete plant and related auxiliary …

Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report For: 07/02/2014
07/01/2014 08:00:54 TRAFFIC STOP W MAIN ST/N OAK ST
07/01/2014 08:14:20 ABAND 500 BLOCK OF E HAWTHORN ST
07/01/2014 09:20:06 ASSIST 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST
07/01/2014 09:50:57 ALARM INTRUSIO 600 BLOCK …

SHHS grad awaits patent for training golf ball

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Harry Briggs knew there was something missing in the golf training world, and five years into an eight-year career at Sycamore Ridge Golf Club, he knew what it was – a ball that would help improve a …

Organizers add music, vendors to fireworks

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
There will be more to Gardner’s annual Fourth of July celebration than explosions in the sky. This year, organizers are adding entertainment at ground level, too.
“We’re doing a couple of different things actually,” said parks and …

Firework event scheduled for July 3 in Edgerton

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News  
The City of Edgerton is presenting a Community Picnic and Fireworks Show on Thursday, July 3, at Martin Creek Park. All activities at the celebration are free.
The event will begin at 6:30 …

USD 231 receives $20K check from Governor

USD 231 interim-Superintendent Pam Stranathan poses with a giant check worth $20,000. Gov. Sam Brownback presented the check to district officials on June 19. Submitted photo
USD 231 interim-Superintendent Pam Stranathan poses with a giant check worth $20,000. Gov. Sam Brownback presented the check to district officials on June 19. Submitted photo

USD 231 interim-Superintendent Pam Stranathan poses with a giant check worth $20,000. Gov. Sam Brownback presented the check to district officials on June 19. Submitted photo

Gov. Sam Brownback presented a $20,000 check to Gardner Edgerton School District interim superintendent …

Life Spring to host Red Cross blood drive

Life Spring Church in Spring Hill will host the Red Cross for a blood drive on July 14. The drive will run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church at 206 N. Webster Street in Spring Hill.
The …

SH, Gardner rank high for homeownership, affordability

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner and Spring Hill rank among the top give cities in Kansas for home ownership, according to Nerd Wallet, a consumer advocacy website.
Spring Hill ranked number two in the state, behind only Andover, Kan., While Gardner …

Gardner student assists with ESU production

Andrew McCutcheon, Gardner,  is part of cast and crew presenting “Nunsense,” the second show of Emporia State University Summer Theatre’s 60th anniversary season. “Nunsense” has been presented at Emporia State twice before, and this year marks its 30th anniversary as …