Archive for Thursday, July 27, 2000

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Becker takes on O’Connor in senate primary
July 27, 2000
Kansas State Senator Rich Becker is facing familiar competition in his campaign for re-election this year.
Craig, Davis battle for deeds office
July 27, 2000
The retention of public records by the Register of Deeds office began in the mid-1800s, so it is no surprise that the two candidates for the office are concerned with its level of technology.
Lingle faces challenge from Wolf in County Commission primary
July 27, 2000
The Second District Johnson County Commission race will pit a political veteran against a relative newcomer to politics.
13-year-olds travel to Mulvane for state tourney
July 27, 2000
The days of summer are winding down, but not before the Jayhawks make a run at the state title.
DeSoto pitcher leads Jayhawks to state
Eudora-based youth baseball team headed to Ottawa tournament
July 27, 2000
Threes are wild for the Jayhawks.
Abstract images
July 27, 2000
Dan Ralston might have temporarily traded in his paintbrush for a spatula, but he is still an artist at heart.
Water project made much smoother by some people
July 27, 2000
The city of DeSoto, with the services of K&B Construction, has just completed an extensive upgrade of its water distribution system. The completion of this project has greatly increased the water department’s ability to reduce the large-scale service interruptions that we have had to endure in the past.
Americans have no excuses for voter apathy
Editorial
July 27, 2000
As Americans, we have a number of unalienable rights we often call to mind. The right to free speech and religious and political beliefs are the basic principles of what makes the United States of America the greatest country in the world.
Maude R. Luther
July 27, 2000
Council seeks creative way to balance budget
July 27, 2000
Increased property valuations throughout the city will result in a lower mill levy for DeSoto residents next year.
There will soon be a new sheriff in town
July 27, 2000
One thing Johnson County voters can be sure of is that they will have a new sheriff next year.
Council takes a bite out of the pending dog issue
July 27, 2000
Thursday night’s light agenda at the DeSoto City Council meeting gave city officials an opportunity to catch up on some old business. Council members passed ordinances on several items that had been discussed at previous meetings.
Delivering the goodies
Ice cream man has a thriving business in the summer months
July 27, 2000
The three boys stood near the end of the driveway waving dollar bills above their heads, anxiously awaiting the arrival of their evening snacks.