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DeSoto City Council wise to raise excise tax
Editorial
March 22, 2001
The DeSoto City Council used sound judgment when it recently decided to raise the excise tax assessed on newly-platted land from 13 to 14 cents a square foot. The revenue will fund improvements to the city streets, sidewalks and street lighting.
Hoops for Heart
LTMS takes its best shot at fighting heart disease
March 22, 2001
Tyler Farmer said he had a special motivation for raising $135 in Lexington Trails Middle School’s annual Hoops for Hearts fund drive.
Rabies vaccine a must for pets
March 22, 2001
Rabies is a severe, always fatal viral disease of warm-blooded animals and humans. The overall prevalence of the disease is low, but can be significantly high in areas where it exists, especially underdeveloped countries and anywhere dogs and cats are not routinely vaccinated.
Mill Valley golfers look for winning season
March 22, 2001
Mill Valley golf coach Justin Bogart looks to continue the winning ways from his former school in DeSoto, but the task will not be easy.
DHS golf season in full swing
March 22, 2001
The DeSoto Wildcats are looking forward to the upcoming golf season that will feature the talents of juniors Matt Holton and Seth Rhodes on the 11-athlete roster.v
Comparing the growth in Northeast Kansas
March 22, 2001
The 2000 federal census proved that Northeast Kansas was a growth area.
Students learn meaning of community service
March 22, 2001
Noe Marquez said she was surprised by one of the things she’s learned in her DeSoto High School community service class.
Engagements
March 22, 2001
Commission’s indecision creates problems at local, federal levels
March 22, 2001
The Johnson County Commission’s vote to delay a decision on Oz Entertainment Co.’s redevelopment proposal the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant was bad news for federal and city officials.
Council to offer franchise tax rebate for elderly, low income
March 22, 2001
The DeSoto City Council agreed to rebate the city’s franchise tax for natural gas customers, despite earlier charges that it was an election-year ploy.
Census reflects rapid growth, rise in Hispanic population
March 22, 2001
Felix Briseno might be the poster child of DeSoto’s population growth during the past decade.
City to consider summer water purchase
March 22, 2001
The DeSoto City Council has agreed to discuss purchasing water as it seeks a solution to an expected water shortage this summer.
Candidates rank issues as election nears
March 22, 2001
Three of the final four contesting DeSoto’s March madness agreed that water in on the minds of voters.
DHS Wildcats off to a roaring start
March 22, 2001
A new head coach hopes to bring a new attitude to the DeSoto Wildcats varsity baseball team.
MVHS Jaguars ready for first season
March 22, 2001
Familiar coaches are connected with familiar players, yet the pair are featured at a new school facing a fresh new crop of competition.
Oz fate remains in question
March 22, 2001
A change on the Johnson County Commission failed to produce a decision on Oz Entertainment Co.’s redevelopment plan for the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.