February 13, 2016

Sheriff’s office seeks assistance in Airstream theft

Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s assistance to solve a recent crime. On Oct. 17, a silver 1974 Airstream travel was stolen from 19920 Gardner Road. At approximately 3 p.m., witnesses and neighbors observed a female and possibly a male in the area cutting trees and wire fence around the property in order Continue Reading

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 three people were transported to area hospitals after the accident, but none of the injured Continue Reading

Council eliminates 167th Street as truck route

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com 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 different options to city council members during the meeting. One proposal would eliminate all routes Continue Reading

Hunters find human skull south of Gardner

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 by hunters at 213th Street and Gardner Road. The call came in at 3:30 p.m. Continue Reading