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Caught between a rock quarry and a hard place
Editorial
September 21, 2000
In the world of thriving municipalities a battle that sometimes pits the haves against the have-nots size does in fact matter, which would explain the mindset some city officials have in wanting to expand.
Lingle urges Oz to come clean
September 21, 2000
Johnson County Commissioner Johnna Lingle said she recently told Oz Entertainment Co. CEO Robert Kory he needed to be more forthright if he wants the commission to approve his company’s plan to redevelop the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Officer down
Deputy wounded in Monday shootout
September 21, 2000
A Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy was wounded in the hand during a Monday night shootout in DeSoto’s Wilderness Park.
The rocky road
Quarry annexation issue heats up
September 21, 2000
The parties involved agree on little else, however all concede Hunt Midwest Mining Inc. is pursuing annexation because future access to its Sunflower Quarry is threatened.
Cats, Jags square off
September 21, 2000
Forget the recent struggles at the tournament in Lansing. None of that matters now. The DeSoto Wildcats had a good week of practice and are ready to take on visiting Mill Valley Thursday in a quad match.
Jaguars take second at Holton Invitational
September 21, 2000
Five runners brought home medals as the Mill Valley girls cross country team finished second at the Holton Invitational meet last Tuesday.
Cats improve in losing effort
September 21, 2000
DeSoto showed signs of giving Brad Scott his first win during his tenure with the Wildcats against Basehor-Linwood Friday night.
Mill Valley hitting its peak
Jaguars win second straight; Face stiff test in Piper Friday
September 21, 2000
The Mill Valley football team showed a little of everything in its 13-10 victory over Lansing last Friday.
Heat impacts local crops
September 21, 2000
Harvesting soybeans is always a dusty job. But the size of the dust storm Roy Bowlin stirred up as he ran his combine over fields near the Kansas River Thursday offered testimony to what drought conditions have done to this year’s crop.
This medic can fix your furniture
September 21, 2000
House calls may be a thing of the past for physicians, but Don Cook routinely visits residences to mend broken arms and legs.
Letter to the Editor:
September 21, 2000
I want to thank all of the people who contributed in making my dream to Washington D.C. a success. I also want to thank all the people who helped in the fundraising efforts. Without everyone’s help I never would have been able to go. THANK YOU ALL.
Sophomore runner has breakout game
September 21, 2000
Sophomore running back Michael Allen, just like sophomore quarterback Greg Francis, is playing a new position this year.
Jaguars kick into gear in second half again
September 21, 2000
Mill Valley is starting to distinguish itself as a second-half soccer team.
Mill Valley junior sets goals for the season
September 21, 2000
Mill Valley junior Allison Burgen is having a tennis season to remember. She’s unbeaten in singles competition and has teamed with Jamie Rowe to post three wins in doubles play.
DeSoto edges Tonganoxie, 1-0
September 21, 2000
One fluke goal was all the DeSoto Wildcats could muster against Tonganoxie last Thursday in a game that was a struggle from the start.
Lots of talk, little action for revitalization district
September 21, 2000
There has been a lot of interest, but the city of DeSoto hasn’t had an application for its new property tax rebate program, city zoning and planning coordinator Jane Gordanier said.
Board requests school crossing guards
September 21, 2000
DeSoto school board members said Monday the city should provide crossing guards for a future crosswalk near Lexington Trails Middle School.
School split will be a good thing
September 21, 2000
During the Sept. 5, DeSoto-Piper soccer game, I noticed something. It didn’t strike me as odd at first, but the more I thought about it, the more strange it got. Both Mill Valley and DeSoto fans were cheering for DeSoto.
Learning in a business environment
DeSoto High’s technology lab offers real-world challenges to prepare students
September 21, 2000
As he watched DeSoto High students Amanda Peck and Ryan Frame layout a brochure on the computer last Friday, teacher Jason Smith suggested they could place more copy on the page if they reduced its margins.