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De Soto City Council approves small increase in mill levy
August 9, 2001
The De Soto City Council approved an important item on its agenda last Thursday with little debate and fanfare when it approved the city’s 2002 budget.
City tax rebate program has no takers
August 9, 2001
Nearly a year after it became effective, the city of De Soto hasn’t had an application for a property tax rebate program.
Boy’s cancer battle inspires blood drive
Donors remember Garion Vest
August 9, 2001
A community showed it hasn’t forget one of its members who loved being a kid and fought cancer until the end.
Football leader doesn’t rest on or off the field
August 9, 2001
Mill Valley senior Dustin Stinnett lives by the motto that hard work is contagious. Fortunately for Stinnett’s Jaguar teammates and coaches, he also plays by the same motto.
MVHS football workouts Gooden tough
August 9, 2001
The summer workouts that high school coaches put their players through can be extremely tough. It’s hard to imagine a workout without a coach involved could be even tougher. But at Mill Valley High School that’s exactly the case.
Getting better worth the weights and summer play
DSHS boys basketball team tries to improve on last season’s record
August 9, 2001
The De Soto boys basketball team showed that going from worst to first can be done in less than a year.
Getting their kicks
De Soto players get challenged with Challenger soccer camps
August 9, 2001
The Challenger Sports British soccer camp invaded De Soto’s Miller Park this week with the help of three soccer instructors.
Duplexes, apartments planned for 25-acre site near Lexington Trails
August 9, 2001
Steve Brady doesn’t know many details of his proposed development east of Lexington Trails Middle School, but acknowledged it would change the face of De Soto.
School district reaches land agreements
August 9, 2001
The De Soto school board members received good news during a meeting that saw them take a decisive step toward a $91.2 million bond issue.
Letter to the editor
August 9, 2001
Council action just business, not personal
August 9, 2001
One thing we like about small-town living is personal relationships. It should seem strange then that we approve of De Soto City Hall’s treatment of residents on a more impersonal basis.
Likes, Chase unite in marriage
August 9, 2001
Estes Craig
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August 9, 2001
Golf course special use permit returned to planning commission
August 9, 2001
The Burning Tree Golf Course annexation landed in the rough last Thursday when the De Soto City Council voted to send a required special-use permit back the the planning commission.
Council sending sales tax decision to residents
August 9, 2001
The De Soto City Council approved an ordinance last Thursday that will place a 10-year, 3/4-cent sales tax before city voters.
Schools cross digital divide
August 9, 2001
The De Soto school board took action Monday that will make laptop computers a common sight in area schools and homes.
USD 232 board approves bond issue recommendations
Voters to decide $91.2 million bond issue’s fate next spring
August 9, 2001
The De Soto school board Monday accepted $91.2 million in recommended projects as the basis for a future bond issue.
Mary A. Haulmark
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August 9, 2001
Private services for Mary A. Haulmark were held at De Soto Cemetery.
Former college coach joins Generally on the sidelines
August 9, 2001
De Soto High School boys basketball coach Jason Generally can usually be found watching his team with a smile on his face. These days, Generally has a completely new reason for his wide grin.
When things heat up, players should cool off
August 9, 2001
Because of the recent tragedy that struck the NFL, football players and coaches across the nation are re-evaluating their workouts in the summer months.