May 28, 2015

University update

Lauren Bechard, Hannah Bettge, Teresa Drovetta, Jessica Lane, Katherine Stueve, Krystina Townsend, and Ciarra Washington of Gardner; and Michael Epp and Lindsey Mateer of Spring Hill have been named to the Baker University College of Arts and Sciences and School …

Early election returns expected by 7:30 p.m. April 7; Final numbers update by 11 p.m.

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Voters will determine who will represent them on the USD 230 and USD 231 boards of education and the Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill City Councils on April 7.

Though the polls close at 7 p.m., the

State fire marshal dog teaches safety via blog

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Kansas State Fire Marshall is helping to teach fire safety with a Paws for Prevention blog. Submitted photo

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Kansas State Fire Marshall is helping to teach fire safety with a Paws for Prevention blog. Submitted photo

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Office of the State Fire Marshal, has much …

Hollern leads Bronco Tennis effort

Spring Hill High School’s Chance Hollern posted a 4-1 record and placed third in number-one singles last week at the Mill Valley Tennis Invitational.
“The team is showing a lot of improvement,” said Coach Darrin May. “We posted nine wins …

Sheriff’s vehicles to unveil new decal in Gardner

One of the Sheriff’s vehicles will display new decals in support of our community impacted by Autism and Alzheimer’s. These decals hope to bring about more community awareness of the Sheriff’s Take Me Home Program launched in 2011.
The car …

Engagement

Willis - Davis

Willis – Davis

Lynette Willis and Chuck Willis, of Spring Hill, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marin Foster Willis to Andrew Michael Davis, son of Mike and Wendy Davis of Tampa.
Marin is a 2011 graduate …

Tri-County spotlight wrestler of the year

Spring Hill High School’s Brandon Dofat is the Tri-County Spotlight Wrestler of the Year.
A senior, Dofat was the 4A state runner up in the 132-pound weight class. He shared the honor with Prairie View High School’s Cordell Dunlop.
Dofat …

Six Broncos make Tri-County team

Six members of the Spring Hill High School Bronco wrestling team earned coveted spots on the Tri-County Spotlight team.
Leading the list is Brandon Dofat, who took second place in the 132-pound 4A weight class with a 45-3 record. He …

Lady Bronco track coach optimistic about upcoming season

With three state qualifiers returning Spring Hill High School lady Bronco Coach Brad Reinking has reason to be optimistic about the upcoming track season.
Leading the way are seniors Lara Spaulding, Tessa Davids and Macy Burke.
Spaulding has been to …

KDOT begins truck parking study

The Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Turnpike Authority have started a freight truck parking study.
“As more freight moves across the state, truck parking needs to be reevaluated in order to determine if current needs are being met,” …