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Possible cuts alarm USD 232 officials
December 20, 2001
De Soto USD 232 officials went into crisis mode Monday for an emergency they hope doesn’t develop.
Wildcats earn road victory, lose at home
De Soto splits two league games with Santa Fe, Perry-Lecompton
December 20, 2001
De Soto relied on the shooting of sophomore forward Allie Heinen to build an insurmountable lead through the first three quarters, and then held on for a 47-38 road win over Perry-Lecompton last Friday.
Foul line the difference in Cats loss to Kaws
December 20, 2001
De Soto’s defense gave the Wildcats plenty of opportunity to pull out a road win over Perry-Lecompton last Friday, but the offense couldn’t convert.
Bernard toughs it out in senior season
December 20, 2001
If you look the word “warrior” up in the dictionary, you should see a picture of Tia Bernard. That’s right. Tia Bernard gets this year’s nomination as basketball warrior.
District strives to erase language barrier
Bilingual program grows as community’s demographics shift
December 20, 2001
Debbie Taylor’s words of praise for Karina Espinosa’s handwriting assignment last Friday earned a big smile and a few hesitant words.
Teater-Orndorff announce engagement
December 20, 2001
Weekend wiped out
You get what you pay for with a cheap mechanic
December 20, 2001
This column is an attempt to salvage something from a lost weekend.
Students pitch in to make Christmas merry
December 20, 2001
De Soto schools have chipped in again this year in an attempt to make Christmas special for all in the community.
Graves must provide leadership in his last year
December 20, 2001
In his eighth and last year, Gov. Bill Graves is being tested by his first real crisis, one created in part by his unwillingness to provide the needed leadership earlier in his two terms.
Sheriff’s officers find easy pickings on K-10
December 20, 2001
Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputy Bob Hamilton shook his head Monday as another speeding motorist on Kansas Highway 10 set off the alarm on his radar gun.
A holiday lighting
December 20, 2001
The holidays can bring some enlightening traditions, especially in terms of setting the house aglow with Christmas dr.
Crutchfield’s kidnapping trial postponed until January
December 20, 2001
A man charged with kidnapping a De Soto woman two weeks prior to her fatal shooting will have to wait until after the holidays to have his day in court.
Council extends offer to Cooper
December 20, 2001
The De Soto City Council has made a severance offer to former City Administrator Gerald Cooper after a special meeting last Thursday.
Young Jaguar wrestlers finish No. 7 at Gardner; three earn places
December 20, 2001
Heading into the 2001 season, Mill Valley wrestling coach Travis Keal said he knew his team was young and inexperienced.
Faircloth finishes fourth in JoCo Classic
December 20, 2001
By everyone else’s standards, Adam Faircloth had a solid performance in the 103-pound weight class at the Johnson County Wrestling Classic at Blue Valley West last Saturday.