October 1, 2014

Edgerton city council rescinds plant support

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
It was standing room only at the Edgerton City Council meeting on Sept. 11.
The size of the crowd suggested that the citizens had something on their minds, and that night, it was …

Council tours Illinois intermodal to learn expectations

From the Archives: April 2008

Mark Taylor
submissions@gardnernews.com
Gardner, Edgerton, county and state officials are back from a two-day fact-finding mission to the Chicago area where BNSF operates an intermodal logistics park similar to one planned to open near Gardner …

SHHS win poultry judging at state fair

Spring Hill High School students Connor Hecke and Ali Davids will be representing Kansas in the National Poultry Judging competition in Louisville, Kentucky in October. They are members of the Miami County Senior Team who won first place at the …

SHHS JV volleyball takes first place

FRONT ROW: Kati Hall, Mandie Felker SECOND ROW: Emily Dendy, Kayla Artz, Haylee Hitchens, Rachel Burger THIRD ROW: Jamie Hoffman, Kelsey Kroutch, Savanah Leaton, Sarah Brown and coach Chip Lloyd. Submitted photo

FRONT ROW: Kati Hall, Mandie Felker SECOND ROW: Emily Dendy, Kayla Artz, Haylee Hitchens, Rachel Burger THIRD ROW: Jamie Hoffman, Kelsey Kroutch, Savanah Leaton, Sarah Brown and coach Chip Lloyd. Submitted photo

Lady Broncos, while not being as tall or …

Spring Hill High School to celebrate Homecoming at week’s end

Spring Hill High School homecoming candidates pose for a photo. They include, from right to left: Caleb Volkman, Amber McClurg, Michael Londene, Katy Crooks, Ali Ghaisarnia, Abby Bell, Tyus Heinrich, Lilly Smith. Homecoming king and queen will be crowned during halftime of the SHHS football game against Ottawa High School on Sept. 19. Submitted photo

Spring Hill High School homecoming candidates pose for a photo. They include, from right to left: Caleb Volkman, Amber McClurg, Michael Londene, Katy Crooks, Ali Ghaisarnia, Abby Bell, Tyus Heinrich, Lilly Smith. Homecoming king and queen will be crowned during

Cross country earns 5th at Olathe North

Drake Taysom, Larissa Weidler and Sierra Coen earned medals leading the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys and girls teams to a fifth-place finishes at Olathe North last week.
Taysom took ninth, Weidler placed 14th and Coen landed in 19th …

SHHS student named National Merit semifinalist

Anna Mitchell

Anna Mitchell

Anna Mitchell, a Spring Hill High School (SHHS) senior, has been named a 2015 National Merit Semifinalist. Semifinalists are high school students with the highest scores on the Preliminary SAT test.
After high school, Mitchell’s plans are to …

Don’t use gas chambers to euthanize dogs, cats

Shelley Homan
Olathe
The Humane Society of the US, and its Kansas director, have been diligently working to end the use of gas chambers in Kansas shelters by offering training and assistance for smaller cities to learn how to implement …

Blazers net wins at SH quadrangular

Krista Long and Emily Worth led an impressive effort by the Gardner Edgerton High School Lady Blazer tennis team at the Spring Hill quadrangular last week.
Long posted a 2-1 record in number-one singles as did Worth in number-two singles …

Wheatridge 8th grade varsity wins 1, loses 1

The Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade varsity volleyball team got off to a hot start in its season opener against Ottawa last week.
The Mustangs defeated Ottawa 25-18 and 25-21.
Ashlyn Anderson led the team in kills with eight, and …