May 26, 2015

SH Rec Commission earns KDHE grant

The Spring Hill Recreation Commission will receive a grant from the Kansas Department of Heath and Environment (KDHE). The commission will receive $6,240 in a waste tire grant to create surfacing for a 960-square-foot playground at the Spring Hill Sports …

Spring Hill woman graduates from agriculture leadership program

Susie Mackey

Susie Mackey

Susie Mackey, Spring Hill, became a recent graduate of the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program (KARL). Graduation ceremonies, honoring Mackey and 29 classmates, were April 18 at Kansas State University.
Mackey began this journey of leadership excellence …

1957 tornado destroys homes, lives in SH

A tornado blazes through Spring Hill on May 20, 1957. File photo

A tornado blazes through Spring Hill on May 20, 1957. File photo

Mica Marriott-Ward
Special to The Gardner News
May 20, 1957, started out a like any other day. The Spring Hill High School senior class left for a …

Wheatridge track teams compete at Spring Hill

It was a rainy afternoon for the Wheatridge Middle School Mustangs as they traveled to Spring Hill to compete in an invitational May 5.  The storms held off just long enough to allow most field event competition. Most running events …

SHHS Broncos run well at Paola Invitational

Despite inclement weather, the Spring Hill High School varsity boys track team turned in top performances at the Paola Invitational last week.
Several Broncos brought home medals from the event.
Charles Elam led the way with a gold medal performance. …

Smith scores four goals in SHHS soccer victory

Mikayla Smith scored four goals leading the Spring Hill High School Broncos varsity soccer team to a hard fought 6-3 win over Maranatha Academy last week.
Besides Smith, other goals came from Sydney Shoemaker and Hailey Jones.
With the win, …

Suspect in alleged SH sexual assault dies

Spring Hill Police officers are investigating a sexual assault case stemming from an April 26 incident. However, Overland Park police found the male suspect in his own home, unresponsive on April 27. Officers performed CPR and the suspect was taken …

Civil air patrol train at New Century AirCenter

Members of the Civil Air Patrol’s Kansas Wing took part in an evaluated search and rescue exercise at New Century last weekend. The training event lasted through April 26.
Personnel assembled late on April 24 at the U.S. Army Reserve …

Lanesfield to host May Day celebration

The public is invited to take a trip out to the Lanesfield Historic Site, 18745 S. Dillie Road in Edgerton, for the annual May Day celebration.

Event details:

Date:               Saturday May 2, 2015

Time:              1 p.m. to  4 p.m.


Distracted driving consequences shown at SHHS

At Spring Hill High School, students recently were given a glimpse of the consequences of driving while drinking or distracted. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office coordinated with Johnson County Fire District 2, Johnson County Med-Act and Life Flight along with …