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Busy time for Chamber of Commerce
June 7, 2001
The De Soto Chamber of Commerce has scheduled two special events for the coming weeks.
Board to consider laptop computer program
June 7, 2001
The De Soto school board will hear a sales pitch from Netschools next month before voting on whether it will fund a pilot program that will make laptop computers available to district students 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Mill Valley High School Honor Roll
Second semester, 2000-2001
June 7, 2001
Cowboy, cowgirl camp combines Old West with New Testament
June 7, 2001
Forty cowboys and cowgirls answered to a higher power this week during the Fellowship of Christian Cowboys Rodeo Bible Camp at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Gardner.
Welcoming a few new faces
June 7, 2001
Relay for Life more than laps around a track
June 7, 2001
Hundreds of miles will be logged at the De Soto High School track Friday night and Saturday morning as residents, seemingly going nowhere, walk laps around the football field.
Rena F. Rea
1947-2001
June 7, 2001
Helen Hickey
1910-2001
June 7, 2001
William O. Haywood
1943-2001
June 7, 2001
Relay for Life to kick off Friday night
June 7, 2001
Those participating the Friday’s De Soto Relay for Life at the Lexington Trails Middle School track may find they need to start walking before they start their laps.
Board boosts teachers’ pay
June 7, 2001
In a move district officials said would make De Soto competitive with other Johnson County school districts, the De Soto school board approved a contract that gives all district teachers a $2,200 salary increase for each of the next two school years.
Turning pain into hope
Song writer brings inspiration to
June 7, 2001
Friendship furnished Billie Jean Callahan with a spark of artistic inspiration that is providing hope to people battling cancer.
Price of providing water to rise with Alliant’s departure
June 7, 2001
The city of De Soto is going to have to pay to bring needed utilities to the water treatment plant it leases at the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant if it is to continue operating the facility after Sept. 30.
Storm brings high winds, damaging hail
June 7, 2001
Friday’s storm made a toppled oak tree on 83rd Street a local celebrity, but the most noticeable long-term consequence may be a lack of homegrown tomatoes later this summer.
Sullivan coaches all-star softball team
June 7, 2001
The inaugural Mo-Kan High School Softball All-Star Classic was everything its name would indicate. Missouri won the best-of-three series two games to one. The games were played at Adair Park in Independence, Mo.
Wildcats get competitive at football clinic
June 7, 2001
Wildcat Football in Lawrence usually adds up to one victory every two years. Despite the presence of Kansas University Head Football Coach Terry Allen at the field site, it was not another Wildcat-Jayhawk mismatch as the De Soto High School Wildcats defeated the Ottawa Cyclones 33-12 Saturday at the seven-on-seven summer tournament.
High-flying fun at the Library
Aviation legend comes to life at the De Soto Public Library
June 7, 2001
Eunice Richford wore what she admitted was a scandalous outfit to address a group of De Soto children last Thursday.