April 18, 2015

Bond revoked for Gardner man accused of hiring hitman

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Court officials moved Oct. 9 to revoke bond for a Gardner man who was charged with hiring a hit man to kill his ex-wife.
According to the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office, the bond was revoked based …

Speed limit on Main Street to be reduced

Drivers, lower your speed on Main Street on the south side of town.
The Kansas Department of Transportation is lowering the speed limit on Main Street between Center Street and Poplar Street from 40 miles per hour to 35 miles …

Gardner man accused of attempted 1st degree murder

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
A Gardner man is being held in the Johnson County jail on charges of attempting to kill his ex- girlfriend last week. The incident took place about 9 p.m. om July 2 outside a Lenexa apartment the …

City of Gardner rescinds water boil advisory

The city of Gardner rescinded its boil order at 2 a.m. on July 9.

The boil order had been in effect since Saturday night when the city lost pressure in the water system due to a water line break. When …

Deputies arrest 2 women in Gardner prostitution sting

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Two women were arrested in Gardner massage parlor stings on July 5.
According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Qui Lan, 57, of Gardner, and Shu Han, 49, of Kansas City, Mo. were arrested on charges of …

Fourth of July festivities planned

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@garednernews.com
The Gardner and Edgerton communities will celebrate Fourth of July festivities next week.
The city of Edgerton will host its Independence Day Community Picnic at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3.
Served will be hamburgers, hotdogs and …

City issues press release on new administrator

Cheryl Harrison-Lee

On Monday, May 21st, the Gardner City Council finalized a contract with Ms. Cheryl Harrison-Lee for the position of city administrator.  Harrison-Lee comes from the town of Eatonville, Fla., where she has been the Chief Administrative Officer since …

Fly-in set for June 23

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Gardner Municipal Airport will host a fly-in on June 23.
Featured will be antique aircraft and WWI planes.
Donations will be accepted and food will be available at a concession stand.
Planes are expected to arrive between …

Gardner council begins reviewing 2013 budget proposal

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Gardner City Council reviewed previewed two funds from the 2013 fiscal year budget on June 11.
The budget, which interim City Administrator Mike Press called “a spending blueprint for what you hope to accomplish within a …

Kiegerl establishes Gardner residency

Mark Taylor

mtaylor@gardnernews.com

Mike Kiegerl (R-Olathe), current representative of the 43rd Kansas House District, established residency in Gardner days after three federal judges drew him out of the 43rd District.

Kiegerl said he signed a six-month lease for …