April 23, 2014

USD 231 bus rolls over

A Gardner Edgerton School District bus collided with an SUV and rolled over at about 7 a.m. on Thursday, March 6.

The wreck occurred near Gardner Road and 223rd Street.  Sgt. Mike Early of the Miami County Sheriff’s Office said …

Council eliminates 167th Street as truck route

Danedri Thompson
Despite reaching a consensus on Jan. 21 to eliminate all truck routes within the city of Gardner, council members only mothballed one route, 167th Street, during a Feb. 3 meeting.
Public works director Brian Faust offered two …

Hunters find human skull south of Gardner

Considerable law enforcement activity continued on Tuesday, March 19, along a private road northeast of 215th Street and Gardner Road, one day after a human skull was found in a field at that location. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office had charge of the investigation. An extensive search of the area was being conducted in an effort to locate other bones and evidence that could possibly help make an identification of the remains. The location was just north of the Johnson-Miami County line. Submitted photo courtesy of  Larry Byers

Mark Taylor
Special to the Gardner News
Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a human skull that was

discovered south of Gardner on March 18.
Master Dep. Rick Howell, of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, said the skull was found …