Archive for Thursday, June 21, 2001

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Time for city council to sink or swim
June 21, 2001
It might be time to send in a lifeguard to save the De Soto City Council, which is drowning in its over-analysis of the city’s swimming pool problem.
De Soto City Council gets to work on budget
June 21, 2001
De Soto City Administrator Gerald Cooper said the city has seen the cost of the goods and services it buys increase by 8 percent in the past year.
Lexington Trails Middle School announces 4th-quarter honor roll
June 21, 2001
Monticello Trails Middle School Honor Roll
Fourth quarter
June 21, 2001
Young artist expands her canvas
June 21, 2001
It all started when Lexington Trails seventh grader Katie Davis,12, was painting temporary tattoos on her friends and a neighbor noticed. Before the neighbor knew it, she had a mural near the entrance of her De Soto home.
Wildcats hope for fresh start
June 21, 2001
The De Soto girls volleyball team is back in action and resolved to improve on last year’s season. Coming off a record of 0-28, that should not be too difficult.
Wouldn’t you like to be a Pepper too?
Perkins joins elite summer league, prepares for college
June 21, 2001
Although Ashley Perkins’ high school career ended when Mill Valley lost in the 4A state championship, her softball career is far from over.
Summertime = learning time
June 21, 2001
The De Soto School District is making learning fun for 700 students at the Summer Academy this month.
De Soto School District five-year strategic plan
June 21, 2001
School district identifies, adopts long-term goals
June 21, 2001
The De Soto School Board adopted a five-year strategic plan Monday that calls for the continued application of new technology, greater district engagement with the community and renewed effort to recruit and retain quality teachers.
Infant still recovering after being ejected from vehicle
June 21, 2001
An infant girl was in fair condition Monday after a June 12 traffic accident on K-10 that ejected her from the automobile in which she was riding.
Elmer Leroy Torneden
19182001
June 21, 2001
Services for Elmer Leroy Torneden, 83, Lawrence, were held Monday, June 18, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Madison M. Melvin
2000-2001
June 21, 2001
Copeland shares in Pastor of Year award
June 21, 2001
Easter Sunday came with an extra gift this year for the Rev. Richard Copeland. Near the end of the service, De Soto Baptist Church deacons announced Copeland’s Pastor of the Year nomination and presented him with a winner’s prize certificate and leather-bound Nelson Study Bible.
Finding right nursing home requires attention to details
June 21, 2001
Patricia Maben practices what she preaches.
Facilities report shows $94 million in USD 232 needs
June 21, 2001
The De Soto school board received a report Monday from a district facilities focus group recommending the district build a new middle school, three new elementary schools, additions to three present schools and development of a centrally located complex that would serve needs from athletics to bus maintenance.
Miller joins downtown merchants
June 21, 2001
American Family Insurance agent Debbie Miller has only been in the business for about four years, but you wouldn’t know it by the wall in her office filled with awards and plaques.
Neighborhood News
June 21, 2001
Still a Wildcat, Moyer has good first year at Baker University
June 21, 2001
With a .342 batting average, 20 runs, 12 RBIs and a team leading .500 slugging percentage, former De Soto High School softball player Brooke Moyer didn’t miss a beat during her freshman season as Baker University’s second base starter.
De Soto History/Exploring the Past
June 21, 2001
Summer jobs finance students’ fun
June 21, 2001
While summertime may mean shedding sweaters and long sleeves, many De Soto High School students say it doesn’t mean shedding responsibilities. In fact, it is common to find students who have traded in their academic obligations for working-world duties. The reason for sacrificing their time is generally agreed upon: summer fun requires summer funds.