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City council OKs bargain waterline project
December 6, 2001
The De Soto City Commission got an early Christmas present in the form of a bargain bid for the installation of a new waterline.
Texas transfer has Wildcats looking up
December 6, 2001
Just a year ago Jonathan Gray was a high school basketball player competing in a football-crazy state. This season, Gray will get to showcase his talents in a basketball state.
Heinen leads Cat girls by MVHS
December 6, 2001
In Tuesday’s season opener the Mill Valley girls basketball team found itself three minutes away from matching its win total from a season ago.
USD 232 endorses new laptop program
$1.5 million plan would bring hand-held computers into all USD 232 schools by 2005
December 6, 2001
De Soto USD 232’s second attempt to find a technology solution was unveiled at Monday’s board of education meeting when the Technology Study Committee presented a $1.5 million plan to introduce laptop computers to classrooms.
Whisenhunt provides daily lesson in law enforcement to DHS students
December 6, 2001
Dave Whisenhunt has a 30-minute description of his duties as school resource office for De Soto High School, but he can also sum it up with two brief sentences.
De Soto place undecided as county redraws districts
December 6, 2001
Its still not known if De Soto will help elect a new representative to the Johnson County Commission next year.
Marvin L. Green
1935-2001
December 6, 2001
Harriet Larios
1946-2001
December 6, 2001
Lehman A. Shrable
1927-2001
December 6, 2001
New curriculum review schedule coming
December 6, 2001
Parents can now expect to encounter more frequent changes in their children’s curriculum as the district attempts to improve state assessment test scores, De Soto USD 232 curriculum director Doug Powers told the school board Monday.
Wood’s Sunflower plan worth consideration
December 6, 2001
Since he joined the Johnson County Commission nearly three years ago, Doug Wood has demonstrated a tendency to follow an unconventional line of questioning.
Recluse enjoys community event
Home is where the work is
December 6, 2001
I’ve attended a untold number of public meetings in my career. For a year, I covered every De Soto school board and city council meeting.
Golf tournament scheduled in De Soto to help memorial foundation get started
December 6, 2001
It’s been four months since Judi O’Grady’s daughter, Brooke O’Grady, died from cancer at the age of 15. Since then, little has changed in Brooke O’Grady’s room in Eudora. The bed is neatly made, stuffed animals are in place and things look close to normalthe way it was before the girl became sick with an illness that took her life on Aug. 3.
de soto history/Exploring the past
December 6, 2001
Guardado to stand trial for Oliver’s shooting
December 6, 2001
An Edwardsville man accused of participating in the slaying of a De Soto woman will stand trial in January.
Exchange student has taste for sports
December 6, 2001
Sarah Guedes has a short amount of time to get as much of a taste of America as possible, and she’s not wasting time.
Planners studying different visions for Johnson County’s rural future
December 6, 2001
Johnson County would either grow to a population of 1 million or see its cities largely confined to their present limits under competing proposals unveiled at De Soto High School Monday.
Cats escape with 49-46 win over rival
Seniors help De Soto survive late Jag rally in season opener
December 6, 2001
When Pete Crall stole an inbounds pass with seconds remaining in the game, De Soto completed a roller coaster win against intra-district rival Mill Valley 49-46 Tuesday.