February 9, 2016

Accident shuts down 175th Street

Mark Taylor mtaylor.com A three vehicle accident shut down 175th Street at Clare Road early Oct. 9. According to Tom Erickson, public information officer for the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, one of the vehicles burst into flames. However there were no life threatening injuries sustained. “Anytime you have any kind of significant wreck you have Continue Reading

Car strikes building, driver unhurt

Mark Taylor submissions@gardnernews.com An elderly man escaped injury after driving his car into an unoccupied building at New Century AirCenter this morning. Tom Erickson, public information officer for the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, said the man, who had a medical condition, missed a turn and struck the building. The driver was uninjured and the building Continue Reading

Good Samaritans rescue man stuck in car on rails

Good Samaritans pulled a man from a car stuck on the railroad tracks on Monday night.  Just before midnight on June 28, two young women came across the vehicle driven by Geoffrey S. Jensen trapped on the tracks  at 167th and U.S. 169 Highway.  The vehicle, which had to go around barricades to get to Continue Reading