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Bus policy questioned by some parents
August 31, 2000
DeSoto Board of Education members are expected to discuss school bus policies at their meeting Tuesday night, following complaints by some parents that the districts new rules are too restrictive.
City fountain soon to be a reality
August 31, 2000
Installing fountains, waterfalls, ponds and other water features takes plumbing and electrical knowledge, but Justin Wood said his best work makes use of his background as a biology teacher.
Lee is ready for a return to competition
August 31, 2000
Junior Griffin Lee is looking forward to the competition once again.
Watermelon Festival was a special weekend
Editorial
August 31, 2000
DeSoto turned out last week to celebrate its past, present and future.
Michael R. Todd
August 31, 2000
Nettie Burnsworth
August 31, 2000
Zelma Finney
August 31, 2000
TOTO lawsuit in judges hands
August 31, 2000
It is now up to U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguria to decide if the proposed transfer of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant is ripe for judicial review.
Cats name captains; Jags ready to shine
August 31, 2000
The players are young, but the talent is there, says DeSoto High volleyball coach Kelly Meyer.
Freshman wears many hats at DeSoto High
August 31, 2000
In this day of specialization, Neah Howard is the exception. She doesnt do it all, but she does more than her share at DeSoto High.
Senior pride kicks in for Jags
August 31, 2000
Three years ago, senior defensive lineman Zack Solon stepped onto the DeSoto High practice football field for the first time. About, three weeks ago, he stepped onto a Mill Valley High practice field for the first time.
County seeks Oz answers
August 31, 2000
Johnson County Commissioner Johnna Lingle said she wants Oz Entertainment Co. representatives to provide answers today concerning their infrastructure plans for the companys proposed development at the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Festival frenzy
Thousands gather for DeSotos annual celebration
August 31, 2000
Like everyone else at the DeSoto Watermelon Festival, Bill Frenzel endured last weekends brutal heat.
Parading around town
Watermelon Festival parade a hit
August 31, 2000
History abound at festival
August 31, 2000
The chance to practice a vanished American tradition at its best made enduring Fridays 100-degree heat in a black three-piece suit worth it for Frederick Krebs.
Feeling the heat
Soaring temperatures expected for DeSotos 2000 opener in Lansing
August 31, 2000
Sweltering heat forced DeSoto High to prepare for its first game of the season with a modified practice schedule this week.
The year-round debate
Educators ponder whether summer break is a symbol of a bygone era and if alternative school calendars are the future for local districts
August 31, 2000
Its a cherished American tradition that has inspired rock-and-roll tunes, full-length motion pictures and countless teacher-assigned essays. But as a new school year enters its second week, a few questions rise to the fore: