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Pooling’ of resources is possible
September 14, 2000
An indoor-outdoor swimming pool complex with modern features would earn enough revenue to pay for its maintenance, management and lifeguards, swimming pool design experts told those attending two public forums on a possible new pool for DeSoto.
Jag senior getting his share of goals in the early going
September 14, 2000
Brian Johnson never gets tired of the emotional high he feels in watching a ball he has just kicked find its way into the back of the net.
Mill Valley offense too much for ‘Cats
September 14, 2000
The second half decided the first-ever soccer meeting between DeSoto and Mill Valley last week.
Growing pains
Young DeSoto squad suffers 72-0 pasting
September 14, 2000
The DeSoto Wildcats entered Friday’s game against Santa Fe Trail with hopes of erasing their season-opening loss against Lansing with a home win against the Chargers.
Jaguars get first win
New attitude, a key to 35-14 victory over Perry-Lecompton
September 14, 2000
Something changed in the week prior to Mill Valley High contest with Perry-Lecompton.
Dedicated to education
DeSoto school district officially opens two new sites
September 14, 2000
During formal dedications of Mize Elementary and Mill Valley last Friday, students were asked to honor the efforts and financial commitments of their parents and district taxpayers by doing their best at school.
DeSoto’s Karate Kid
September 14, 2000
Hunter England doesn’t look menacing when he strikes a karate pose.
Lee starts year with a third-place finish
September 14, 2000
Junior Griffin Lee, Mill Valley’s only runner, brought home a third-place finish from the recent St. Thomas Aquinas Challenge in the Jaguars’ first-ever cross country meet.
DeSoto struggles at Lansing tourney
September 14, 2000
After a disappointing show at the Lansing Tournament on Saturday, the DeSoto volleyball team found it has a lot to learn.
Did council violate Open Meetings Act?
September 14, 2000
An attorney with the Kansas Attorney General’s office said the DeSoto City Council might have violated the Kansas Open Meetings Act when it discussed the annexation of the Hunt Midwest Mining Inc.’s quarry in executive session.
New shop offers an international flavor
September 14, 2000
Customers will find the small interior of DeSoto’s newest business houses a world of experiences.
High school rivalries are harmless, needed
Editorial
September 14, 2000
The words of our high school columnist last week rang loud and clear: No matter how much school administrators address the issue, there’s no way of preventing a rivalry from forming.
Shane Allen Wehage
September 14, 2000
Citizen thwarts vandals
September 14, 2000
Vandals intent on defacing property in DeSoto now know they can’t mess with Jason Lamar.
Margie Sheldon
September 14, 2000
Paul Crutchfield
September 14, 2000
Council in midst of a quandry over railroad issue
September 14, 2000
Amtrak officials told the DeSoto City Council last Thursday they planned to start an operation that would bring 25 semi trucks to the city everyday.
City tables rock quarry annexation
September 14, 2000
Concerned about unanswered questions, the DeSoto City Council tabled discussion on an agreement that would bring the Hunt Midwest Mining Inc.’s quarry into the city limits.
An abatement sandwich?
September 14, 2000
After two meetings on the topic within the last week, the DeSoto City Council has still not made a decision on a requested property tax break from Mr. Goodcents.
Wood: County has Oz’ attention
September 14, 2000
Johnson County Commissioner Doug Wood said he thinks the county now has the attention of Oz Entertainment Co.
Men and women, cats and dogs
September 14, 2000
I’m from Mars or so my wife tells me. It seems she’s from Venus.