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Council carefully avoided legislating morality
March 9, 2000
The DeSoto of tomorrow Mayor Steve Prudden envisions, while not a thriving metropolis, is considerably larger. It features a high-tech amusement park, a few major hotels and all sorts of new business, some of which is unwelcome.
Wildcats lose to Seaman
March 9, 2000
The DeSoto Wildcats went the distance. They never hit the canvas. But the result was a season-ending loss.
A special delivery
March 9, 2000
Editor delivers paper, learns a lesson
Board adopts public-speaking policy
March 9, 2000
Members of the DeSoto School Board agreed Tuesday night to present a unified front when it comes to dealing with the media.
Despite school district appeal, city refuses to waive excise tax
March 9, 2000
The DeSoto School District will have to pay up when the city comes calling for excise taxes due on the district’s new administration building.
Plastics plant wants tax aid from council
March 9, 2000
Representatives of Rehrig Pacific, a plastics processing company, said last week they plan to build an 80,000-square-foot processing plant in DeSoto. Company officials estimated the plant would open early next year and bring between 50 and 60 jobs to the DeSoto area.
DeSoto loses to Shawnee Heights in sub-state final
March 9, 2000
An emotionally spent DeSoto squad that the court last Saturday night, one win away from a berth in the Kansas Class 5A tournament.
No-cut policy to be reconsidered
March 9, 2000
DeSoto junior high school students may have to earn their way onto their school’s athletic teams next year if the school board moves forward with a proposal to get rid of the district’s current no-cut policy.
Residents worried about taxes
March 9, 2000
Dorothy Nalley, one of 13 DeSoto residents who attended Mayor Steve Prudden’s town meeting Sunday night, told the mayor her home’s valuation increased $21,400 last year, leaving her with higher property taxes than ever before. She is concerned that as the demand for houses in the area grows many like her will be forced to sell their homes.
In on the act
March 9, 2000
LaDonna Schmidt didn’t get into acting for the glamour or the money. Her satisfaction doesn’t come from seeing herself on television, in newspapers or on the front of a greeting card.