Archive for Thursday, June 14, 2001

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De Soto City Council saves money, goes into debt
June 14, 2001
After hearing both good news and bad news, the De Soto City Council learned it will have to borrow the same amount of money it will save for needed infrastructure improvements.
New Golf course set to open
June 14, 2001
Things are changing in De Soto.
Fishing for a good time
June 14, 2001
Toni Ingelse sounded like a fisherman well beyond her years last Saturday morning.
Rained out
Recent rains may extend De Soto Little League season
June 14, 2001
Mother Nature may have forced little league baseball play to extend into the traditional vacation month of July.
Paving the way
Wildcat basketball team uses basketball camp to prepare for next year, seasons to come
June 14, 2001
Coach Dwight Spencer and boys assistant basketball coach Che Roth were the camp’s instructors. Spencer said he thought the camp helped the team lay its foundation for next season.
Sonic blasts into town
June 14, 2001
With the addition of a Sonic Drive-In in De Soto, residents and students from the nearby high school have another option for meals and snacks.
An American Classic
June 14, 2001
Gifford Knapp celebrated his 79th Birthday June 11 by playing with his 79-year-old kerosene-and-water-burning toy, a 1922 Rumely Oilpull tractor.
Friend for life
De Soto woman offers assistance, makes a new best friend
June 14, 2001
Rendia Webb was best friends with Dorothy Hartshorn’s youngest daughter in high school. Today, Hartshorn is likely to describe Webb as her own best friend.
A visit with the past
De Soto High School Class of 1951 reunites
June 14, 2001
Delores Baxter Lycan still remembers the four-line poem she learned as a De Soto High School freshman 54 years ago.
Two injured in K-10 accident
June 14, 2001
A four-month-old girl was in serious condition Wednesday at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., after a traffic accident in De Soto Tuesday.
Mayor calls for action on city’s water problem
June 14, 2001
If you don’t do something, you’re effectively saying to developers ‘not in De Soto,’” the mayor said. “If you don’t spend $4 million to $6 million fairly soon, you’re saying no to any new subdivisions or industries.”
Volunteers raise the bar on Relay for Life
June 14, 2001
This year’s De Soto Relay for Life appears to have set a new standard.
New pool needed, but when?
June 14, 2001
The De Soto City Council decided not to limit its options in replacing the outdated Miller Park swimming pool.
VFW members work for community
Time for younger members to “fill in the ranks”
June 14, 2001
First of all, I would like to thank you for the excellent article on the Memorial Day service at the cemetery and for mentioning the new flagpoles and the Eagle Scout project with the VFW and others. There were more people at the ceremony this year than in the past.
Cutting-edge technology: a luxury we can’t afford
June 14, 2001
De Soto School Board members said they hopw their July 2 meeting yields a decision whether the school district should finance a pilot program that would make laptop computers available to students 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Katelyn Sueann Childers
June 14, 2001
Georgia Marie Hopewell
1924 2000
June 14, 2001