February 13, 2016

GEHS grad killed in traffic accident in Pittsburg, Kan.

A recent Gardner Edgerton High School graduate is dead following a two-car accident in Pittsburg, Kan. April 28. Matt Wright, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene after his vehicle failed to yeild at a to a Dodge Caravan driven by Mattie Swanson, 65, of Jasper, Mo. The caravan struck Wright’s Ford truck, which rolled Continue Reading

Two released from hospital following last week’s tragic accident

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Police are still hoping to question the driver of a pickup truck as a possible witness to last Wednesday evening’s collision between a passenger car and a truck on U.S. 56 Highway that took the lives of two Gardner residents. “We’re still looking for more witnesses, especially if they saw the activity Continue Reading