Archive for Thursday, August 17, 2000

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A profitable combination: Golf ‘n tan
August 17, 2000
It isn’t often you get to work on your short game and your tan at the same time, but that’s the allure of Eudora Riverview Golf Course.
Improvement slow but steady at Riverview
Bigger said soy long to paying, waiting to play a round of golf
August 17, 2000
Six years ago, Jim Bigger got tired of the long lines and steep costs associated with playing golf in Johnson County so he did something about it.
Divided they stand
Football practice begins for two DeSoto high school programs
August 17, 2000
This week marked the beginning of a new football era as the Mill Valley High Jaguars took to the field for their first week of practice.
Kings of the Johnson County Fair
August 17, 2000
When Allyssa King and her lambs won four trophies and a dozen ribbons at the Johnson County Fair last week it was a family affair.
Economic Committee gives Oz its endorsement
August 17, 2000
The DeSoto Economic Development Committee has invited Oz Entertainment Co. to work with the city to assure the cleanup and progressive development of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Journal-World buys Chieftain
August 17, 2000
Clausie and Jean Smith, owners of Chieftain-Sentinel Publications for 21 years, have entered into an agreement to sell the newspaper publishing company to the World Company, based in Lawrence.
Fair is more than a good time to some
August 17, 2000
For most kids the county fair is nothing more than a good time one last hurrah before starting another school year.
Misunderstanding not good for public relations
Editorial
August 17, 2000
Here’s a good rule of thumb for the DeSoto school district the next time it faces a tricky predicament involving land takeover:
Garion Vest
August 17, 2000
Inez Odle
August 17, 2000
Garrett Dean Bull
August 17, 2000
Watermelon Festival rolls into town next weekend
August 17, 2000
DeSoto’s Watermelon Festival is two weeks away and organizers say this year’s celebration will be the biggest yet.
Public hearing set for proposed city budget
August 17, 2000
DeSoto City Council members will hear from the public regarding the city’s 2001 proposed budget at a public hearing, 7:30 p.m Thursday.
County listens to Oz opinions
August 17, 2000
After two work sessions consuming eight hours, Johnson County Commissioners have listened to a wide range of opinions on Oz Entertainment Co.’s proposed redevelopment plan for the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Oz gains chamber’s approval
August 17, 2000
Robert Kory came calling on the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce Thursday afternoon armed with a slide show and a request for an endorsement for his proposed theme park and resort.
Dog-gone blues
August 17, 2000
New bus company in place, ready for new year
August 17, 2000
DeSoto’s school bus fleet was ready to roll last week despite some major changes from last year.
The Jaguar Era begins
Mill Valley High opens its doors for inaugural year
August 17, 2000
When the students at Mill Valley High School in Shawnee walked through the schoolhouse doors Thursday morning, they made history.