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How do you spell DeSoto?
Some say city’s name misspelled
February 8, 2001
City Clerk Lana McPherson thinks DeSoto has a space problem.
Oz presents new plan to commission
February 8, 2001
As promised, Oz Entertainment Co. has presented the Johnson County Commission with a new redevelopment plan for the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Bernard leads Lady Wildcats to victory
February 8, 2001
The Desoto girls basketball team won a defensive battle at Tonganoxie 29-23 on Friday night.
Wildcats come close again
February 8, 2001
The Desoto boys basketball team stayed in the game until the final seconds but eventually lost to a talented Immaculata team 59-53 on the Raiders’ home floor Tuesday night.
Ptacek leads Jaguars past Perry-Lecompton
February 8, 2001
Point guard Cody Ptacek pumped in 22 points to help Mill Valley beat host Perry-Lecompton 64-49 on Tuesday.
Anniversaries
February 8, 2001
desoto history/Exploring the past
February 8, 2001
Lady Jaguars still winless
Mill Valley girls come up short, but show promise with best offensive performance of the year
February 8, 2001
Despite walking away with their 13th consecutive loss, Mill Valley coach Matt Bohm’s squad did achieve one goal in a 58-47 home loss to Perry-Lecompton Tuesday night.
Senator should vote on behalf of her constituents
Editorial
February 8, 2001
State Sen. Kay O’Connor and State Rep. John Ballou met with DeSoto school officials Saturday to hear their concerns over the state’s funding of public schools.
Bigger, faster, stronger
DeSoto High School students come early, stay late for school’s weightlifting program
February 8, 2001
A red-faced Blake Lindbloom received a two-word shout of encouragement as he finished his chest-press repetitions in the DeSoto High weight room Tuesday.
Mayoral candidates meet in forum
February 8, 2001
Better communications and infrastructure were among the issues discussed at the first DeSoto mayoral candidate forum.
School officials meet with state legislators
February 8, 2001
State Sen. Kay O’Connor, R-Olathe, and State Rep. John Ballou, R-Gardner, heard something Saturday they’re probably not accustomed to hearing.
DeSoto boy finds pipe bomb in field
February 8, 2001
Authorities are investigating the origins of a pipe bomb discovered under what could have been tragic circumstances last Friday evening in DeSoto.
City to seek grant for pool project
February 8, 2001
The DeSoto City Council authorized the hiring of a grant writer to seek money for construction of an indoor/outdoor pool complex at DeSoto High School.
Industrial boom may stall as city runs short of suitable land
February 8, 2001
The lack of industrial development sites is likely to put a halt to the string of successes DeSoto has enjoyed in the economic development arena over the past two years.
City sewer problems prove costly
February 8, 2001
The DeSoto City Council spent money on the city’s sewer plant last Thursday and will probably have to spend more in the near future.