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New fire truck adds weight to an old argument
September 28, 2000
The city of DeSoto’s newest fire truck offers evidence of the city council’s commitment to improve its fire department, and might be the added weight needed to win an old argument.
Apologetic board threatens litigation
September 28, 2000
As they tried to straighten out a dilemma caused by an eight-decade-old deed restriction, the DeSoto School Board apologized for suing district residents while promising further litigation if the residents didn’t do as asked.
Painted Posse’ showing a bunch of green pride
September 28, 2000
Earlier this month, I witnessed something I never thought I would see at DeSoto High: my senior class in the past a collective symbol of apathy infecting the school with an unbelievable amount of spirit.
Green pride
Boosters urge everyone to buy T-shirts, wear green each Friday
September 28, 2000
The DeSoto High Cat Boosters have a wardrobe suggestion for Friday.
Board votes down high school swim teams
September 28, 2000
The DeSoto school board turned down a request to introduce competitive swimming this year, but agreed to develop guidelines governing the consideration of new activity programs.
Jaguars win first clash with ‘Cats
September 28, 2000
Score the first match of the DeSoto-Mill Valley volleyball rivalry a victory for the Jaguars.
Wildcats fall in battle with Kaw Valley power
September 28, 2000
DeSoto expected a battle with Kaw Valley League front-runner Lansing.
Jags put it all together in 7-0 win over Tongie
September 28, 2000
Mill Valley finally put an entire soccer game together with a 7-0 shutout last Thursday of Tonganoxie.
Search continues for first victory
September 28, 2000
DeSoto was geared for a win against Tonganoxie Friday night as turbulent clouds formed to the north.
Lightning strikes a third time
Jaguars continue winning ways by beating KC-Piper, 17-13
September 28, 2000
It may have taken awhile, but the Mill Valley Jaguars eventually got to play their game against Kansas City-Piper.
Juggling culture
September 28, 2000
He is often seen jumping in the air after scoring a goal and sometimes even dancing at exciting points in the game.
Crossing guard issue takes some cooperation
Editorial
September 28, 2000
While the wheels of bureaucracy turn slowly, the wheels on the cars traveling DeSoto’s streets do not.
John T. Steed
September 28, 2000
School enrollment projections fall short
September 28, 2000
The DeSoto School District is still the fastest growing district in Johnson County, but it didn’t grow quite as much as district administrators predicted.
Quarry issue tabled
Community shows vehement opposition to land annexation
September 28, 2000
A parade of opponents took the opportunity to speak out against the city of DeSoto’s proposed annexation of local a rock quarry, despite an announcement at the start of last Thursday’s city council meeting that the measure would be tabled.
Engagement
September 28, 2000
Max-imum effort
New festival committee chair brings energy to position
September 28, 2000
Max Atwell’s approach to life has made him a community resource.
Good sense? A split council votes in the tax abatement
September 28, 2000
A divided DeSoto City Council last Thursday approved a tax abatement requested by the Mr. Goodcents restaurant chain.