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Jaguar girls slow out of gate
December 13, 2001
In just their second game of their second season the Mill Valley Jaguars girls basketball team got a taste of what big-time high school basketball is like.
Bike club offers to build trail in De Soto park
December 13, 2001
A Kansas City area mountain bike club is offering to put $10,000 of volunteer labor into a little-used De Soto park.
de soto history/Exploring the past
December 13, 2001
Short-handed Cats lose two straight
December 13, 2001
When you go to war with an equal opponent, you want a full arsenal at your disposal. De Soto was not afforded that luxury in recent loses to Kaw Valley foes Tonganoxie and Immaculata.
Mill Valley boys get first victory
December 13, 2001
No win is ever easy, but they’re a lot harder to get when your team plays two completely different halves. That’s exactly what happened Tuesday night,when the Mill Valley Jaguars picked up their first win of the season, 52-46 at Perry-Lecompton.
H. Montgomery Jacobs
1955-2001
December 13, 2001
O’Neil’s message relevant to times
December 13, 2001
The message Buck O’Neil bought to De Soto needs a larger audience. Fortunately, it appears as if he will be provided a very big stage next summer.
Christmastime collectibles
Santas, snowmen part of De Soto collector’s
December 13, 2001
After Christmas, some shoppers like to take advantage of the post-holiday sales and use up what might be left of their Christmas money. For rural De Soto resident Bonnie Schmiedeler, it’s an opportunity to find deals that add to her collection.
Twidwell will do what’s needed to win
December 13, 2001
Tad Twidwell is one of those players every coach would love to have on his team. He doesn’t care about being the leading scorer night in and night out or the player who has to take the winning shot. He just wants to do what it takes to win games.
New contract to bring trash rate hike
December 13, 2001
In a move that will mean trash rate increases for residents early next year, the De Soto City Council agreed last Thursday to extend Weldon Enterprises Inc.’s contract to provide trash service in the city.
DHS girls earn split in Kaw Valley League games
December 13, 2001
Allie Heinen was virtually all of De Soto’s offense in the season- opening win over Mill Valley. But the Wildcats proved that they are not a one-dimensional team in their 49-39 win over Tonganoxie Friday night in De Soto.
Never a dull moment
Lights, sirens and safety precautions make for eventful evening
December 13, 2001
Sometimes it’s nice to be a humble spectator in the background.
Bobbie May
1929-2001
December 13, 2001
Volunteerism earns Davenport Chamber Business of the Year
December 13, 2001
Mattie Davenport said her appointment as Galena’s postmaster 18 years ago wasn’t popular with all residents of the southeast Kansas community.
City, Cooper part ways
Search started Wednesday
December 13, 2001
The city of De Soto is looking for a new city administrator with the Monday departure of Gerald Cooper.
Forum develops community goals for Sunflower
December 13, 2001
Community leaders took the first step in what organizers hope will produce a united De Soto voice on the future of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant by reaching a clear consensus on their biggest concern.