July 30, 2014

Gardner gave merit, COLA increases in 2014

debbies chart with story

Graphic by Debbie Hickman

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
Gardner officials gave merit raises and cost-of-living adjustments in 2014. The wages shown in the chart above include base pay for full time employees and do not include benefits, …

SH boys basketball camp to begin

New Spring Hill High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Wes Book will be holding a camp July 21-23 at Spring Hill High School.
Sessions are first through fourth grade, 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.; and fifth through eighth grade, 3 …

SH chamber hosts county chair candidates

ounty chair Ed Eilert, left , commissioner Ed Peterson, and Patricia Lightner, speaking, visited the Spring Hill Chamber meeting on July 11. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

County chair Ed Eilert, left , commissioner Ed Peterson, and Patricia Lightner, speaking, visited the Spring Hill Chamber meeting on July 11. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
County chair candidates visited with the Spring Hill Chamber of …

Borth to participate in Football University Top Gun Event

Garrett Borth

Garrett Borth

Garrett Borth, a Gardner Edgerton High School freshman, has been invited and will be competing at the nation’s top prep football All-Star camp, Football University’s Top Gun at Dublin Jerome high school in Dublin, Ohio July 21-24.
Borth …

Blazer vaulters impressive at St. Theresa’s Invitational

Jazz Davis, Gardner, cleared 12 feet in the United Invitational pole vault competition last weekend at St. Theresa’s high school.  Submitted photo

Jazz Davis, Gardner, cleared 12 feet in the United Invitational pole vault competition last weekend at St. Theresa’s high school. Submitted photo

Four Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer pole vaulters turned in impressive performances in the United Invitational at St. …

City of Edgerton has rescinded the boil water order.

Please see attached press release. Edgerton_KS_RESCIND_Boil_Order_07-14-2014 (2)

Borth to participate in Football University Top Gun Event

Garrett Borth, a Gardner Edgerton High School freshman, has been invited and will be competing at the nation’s top prep football All-Star camp, Football University’s Top Gun at Dublin Jerome high school in Dublin, Ohio July 21-24.
Borth was invited …

Sebastian James Martz Burley

Sebastian James Martz Burley, infant son of Ron Sebastion Burley and Rebecca Ann Martz-Burley, Gardner, was born and passed away July 5, 2014 at Olathe Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother Lois Martz. Sebastian is …

Denning appointed to 911 council

Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed Johnson County Sheriff Frank Denning to the 911 Coordinating Council. Members of the council monitor the delivery of 911 services, develop strategies to improve the 911 system, and distribute available grant funds to city or …

Tropical mosquito-spread virus arrives in Kansas

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has identified the state’s first two cases of travel-associated chikungunya virus. The patients, both of whom are adults from Sedgwick County, reported recent, but separate, travel to the Caribbean.
“Chikungunya virus can …