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City fireworks display highlights Fourth of July celebration
June 29, 2000
A three-day weekend will not be an option for most, but DeSoto will still celebrate the Fourth of July in traditional fashion.
Inspired to wax poetic
DeSoto woman’s fight for life all the motivation necessary for her poetry
June 29, 2000
Cass Farrell’s battle with a life-threatening illness five years ago left her wondering what she had done with her life.
Sale of fireworks sparks local controversies
Editorial
June 29, 2000
The sale and possession of fireworks in Johnson County is illegal. It’s written in black and white and strictly enforced by most law enforcement agencies in the vicinity.
Wauneta Perry-Hamilton
June 29, 2000
Body found in river identified as Kansas City woman
June 29, 2000
A woman whose body was found in the Kansas River near DeSoto last week has been identified and her death has been ruled a homicide by police.
City to buy school signals
June 29, 2000
The DeSoto School District’s decision to begin charging some students to ride the school bus next year has prompted city officials to spend about $10,000 to install crossing signals near the schools.
Revitalization plan unveiled by city
June 29, 2000
DeSoto officials gained silent approval from residents recently regarding a tax-rebate plan they hope will revitalize the town’s historic district.
Return to the Tour; a return to his golf roots
June 29, 2000
To understand my current place in the food chain as a golf hack, you first have to know about my golf past.
Lakeside Hills: Olathe’s accessible public course
Blind tee shots make for interesting round
June 29, 2000
In this day of the golf explosion (thanks, Tiger), getting a last-minute tee time is akin to accomplishing the impossible.
Wildcats green
Seven-on-seven tourney provides young QBs some needed experience
June 29, 2000
DeSoto High School’s young and inexperienced football team needs a quarterback to take charge, and three players have stepped up to the challenge.
Oz encounters opposition head on
June 29, 2000
A panel of 19 federal and state officials involved in the proposed transfer of the Sunflower Army Ammunition plant to the Oz Entertainment Company showed up for a press conference at DeSoto High Monday but were greeted by more residents than media representatives.
Are more children turning to God?
Brimstone and Bibles have given way to fun
June 29, 2000
If you drove by Miller Park in DeSoto Saturday you may have heard the band or seen the kids playing basketball. You may have heard the laughter of young people wrestling in the grass or seen a group of teens performing a play.
Disclaimer douses fuse on potential powder keg
June 29, 2000
The purchase of fireworks from a south Leavenworth County fireworks stand next week will include a disclaimer stipulating that possessing and discharging fireworks is illegal in Johnson County.