July 3, 2015

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.

Address:

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 …

SH man named to K-State leadership fellows

Andrew Ewing, industrial engineering, Spring Hill, has been named to the inaugural class of the Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows. The leadership development program is part of the Staley School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University.
The Staley School, in …

Sheriff’s office to host sobriety checkpoint

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies, will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Johnson County the weekend of April 24, 2015.

Drivers suspected of being impaired will be given a brief sobriety test.  If the …

Quantrill claimed Gardner land

Peter Brechesein, one of Gardner area’s original settlers, stumbled upon the Quantrill’s famous raid while traveling to Lawrence to sell a wagon load of produce and dairy. Photo courtesy of Tressa Stone

Peter Brechesein, one of Gardner area’s original settlers, stumbled upon the Quantrill’s famous raid while traveling to Lawrence to sell a wagon load of produce and dairy. Photo courtesy of Tressa Stone

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Publisher
Although his August 1863 raid …

SHHS’ 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 …