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Coming Fourth loudly
DeSoto celebrates Independence Day with fireworks show
July 6, 2000
Hundreds of DeSoto residents showed up to watch the city’s fireworks show at Lexington Trails Middle School Tuesday evening.
Johnson County Libray lost a quality person in Terri Ellis
Letter to the Editor
July 6, 2000
Fireworks issue handled poorly by all
July 6, 2000
Last week, The DeSoto Explorer took the Watermelon Festival Committee to task for selling fireworks in Leavenworth County.
This editorial was published a long time ago 224 years and two days, to be exact but it carries plenty of weight today.
July 6, 2000
An artistic illusion in DeSoto
July 6, 2000
Diana Zwahlen realized a dream on Saturday.
Maze artist attracts a Herd of followers
July 6, 2000
Stan Herd is not a farmer, yet he is still living off of the land.
Overland Park course has something for everyone
Three incredible nine-hole courses allow player to mix and match a round of golf
July 6, 2000
With 27 holes, a pitch-and-putt course and a full-service driving range, Overland Park Golf Club might be the most complete public golf facility in the Kansas City metro area.
Making preparations
Middle school kids getting ready for fall athletic seasons
July 6, 2000
Their routine starts at 9 a.m. with agility training, stretching and warmup lifts to help raise their core body temperature.
Simply a-maze-ing
Pendleton Farm corn maze expected to attract thousands
July 6, 2000
With map in hand, three generations navigated a butterfly antennae and across the right and left wings of the eight-acre cornfield.
Oyler charged with assault as fireworks issue gets pushy
July 6, 2000
A dispute between the United Tribe of Shawnee Indians and Johnson County officials regarding the sale of fireworks on tribal land turned violent last Thursday evening. Tribe member Jim Oyler, Jr. allegedly assaulted a county codes officer. He was arrested a day later.
Road, dam top list of Oz requests to Johnson County
July 6, 2000
When Oz officials sit down with Johnson County Commissioners for the first time on July 24, they will have a lot to talk about.
Tax abatement hearing set for Thursday
July 6, 2000
DeSoto residents are invited to share their opinions Thursday evening on a request by Rehrig Pacific officials for a 75-percent tax abatement.
The Explorer misprepresented the fireworks controversy
Letter to the Editor
July 6, 2000