Author: Gardner News

Trail Ridge Huskies fall to Baldwin Bulldogs

Wes Slavens Trail Ridge Middle School The Trail Ridge Middle School Husky football team opened up their season Aug. 28 against the Baldwin Bulldogs. The Huskies played very hard the whole game but were not able to come away with...

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GEHS sophomore volleyball season begins

Lori Oestreicher GEHS volleyball coach The sophomore volleyball team started their season at home against Lawrence High, Lawrence Free State and Olathe Northwest. The girls beat Lawrence High in two sets 25-16 and 25-23. The...

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“Bridging the Gap” jumps the track

Ongoing “bridging the gap” meetings – an unofficial gathering of the area’s key officials – seems to have stirred up some controversy. The group, originally organized by Rob Kirk, chief, Johnson County Fire District,...

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C Soccer team picks up first victory

Derek Wilson Soccer coach C-team picked up their first win of the season, and first victory on the new beautiful pitch, 2-0 against Olathe North. Julian Layne scored both goals for the Blazers. It could have been a much higher...

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What’s Harrison-Lee’s employment status

Questions surrounding Cheryl Harrison-Lee’s employment situation may be answered after an executive session scheduled for the Sept. 4 Gardner City Council meeting. Although unconfirmed, sources with knowledge of city operations...

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Polka helps celebrate 30 year anniversary

Dorothy Rosby Contributing columnist My husband and I are staying in a place where the guests dress for dinner and the housekeeping staff leave chocolates on the pillows. There’s luxury everywhere you look and what are we doing?...

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Statute requires fund to be self-supporting

In the 1990’s the Kansas Legislature passed KSA 72-8238, which grants school districts the ability to establish operate and maintain; fees, collection, limitations, disposition; fund extraordinary school programs. USD 231...

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UPDATE: Harrison-Lee issues statement

On Aug. 29 The Gardner News was barred from covering an early morning multi-jurisdictional meeting between area public officials held at a conference room at the New Century Fire Station. The group meets twice a month, and it...

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