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Lady Wildcats brave the weather but fall to Basehor-Linwood
May 10, 2001
Not only did the rain dampen the day last Thursday, it ruined a chance for a Wildcat victory.
De Soto woman celebrates Mother’s Day for the 72nd time
May 10, 2001
Merle Bradley isn’t sure what she’s going to do on Mother’s Day. The 93-year-old De Soto resident is just going to wait and see what happens.
Council invests $200,000 in waterline
May 10, 2001
The De Soto City Council authorized $200,000 in short-term notes to install a waterline to address the city’s summer water needs.
Celebration gets bigger and better
May 10, 2001
Late Saturday afternoon Tony Valenzuela took a break from his duties at this year’s De Soto Cinco de Mayo Festival to enjoy a plate of tostadas and a bottle of Jarritos orange drink.
Ready, set, sweat
May 10, 2001
Jeff Stuedler watched in awe as a contestant in Saturday’s Cinco de Mayo jalapeno eating contest methodically reduced his plate of green peppers to stems.
Cecile M. Culp
May 10, 2001
Idah P. Campbell
May 10, 2001
Conserving water is in everyone’s best interest
Editorial
May 10, 2001
Given the harshness of this winter, De Soto city officials may be the only ones not happy to see summer arrive this year.
Anderson takes oath of office
May 10, 2001
Mayor Dave Anderson took office last Thursday with a call to the De Soto City Council to develop a vision for the future.
DHS track team competes with elite
May 10, 2001
The De Soto High School track and field team participated in one of the Kansas City area’s most competitive track meets Friday, the Shawnee Mission North Relays.
MVHS track team heads to league championships
May 10, 2001
The Mill Valley track and field team Friday had its final tune-up before league play.
Jaguars lose bid for league championship
May 10, 2001
Missing out on all chances for a league title, the Mill Valley baseball team fell to Santa Fe Trail, 7-2, on Monday.
MVHS softball team loses two
May 10, 2001
With a defensive breakdown against 6A power St. Thomas Aquinas, the Mill Valley softball team lost their first doubleheader of the season.
Erickson wins golf tournament
May 10, 2001
Mill Valley senior Lane Erickson capped off the 2001 regular season Monday by winning individual honors at the Kaw Valley League Championship.
Swimming pool repairs more costly than thought
May 10, 2001
The De Soto City Council was forced to spend more money than it had planned to get the city swimming pool in condition to open this year.
West Bottoms car accident injures two
May 10, 2001
A Girard, Kan., man was taken to Kansas University Medical Center by helicopter after suffering injuries in a one-car accident in the West Bottoms late Tuesday.
McDaniel
May 10, 2001
Wilbert W. Marshall
May 10, 2001
Board urged to look beyond evolution theory
May 10, 2001
The presentation of a proposed new science curriculum for the De Soto school district led one board member to call for more classroom discussion of the alternatives to evolution.
Not quite ready to move on
May 10, 2001
I have read in the paper and heard it stated that the election is over and it is now the time to get on with the City’s business. I am not quite ready to forget.
Young, talented and motivated
The future looks bright for Greg Francis and De Soto High School sports
May 10, 2001
Two years of high school, three sports and five positions. That’s the life of De Soto High School sophomore Greg Francis.
DHS Wildcats strong in the homestretch
May 10, 2001
The De Soto High School baseball team completed its second two-game sweep of the season Friday when it took two from the Perry-Lecompton Kaws at 3&2 Baseball Complex in Lenexa.
Wildcats still looking for win
May 10, 2001
The Wildcat softball team dropped its ninth straight doubleheader of the season Tuesday night, this time losing to Bishop Miege 5-1, 10-0.
Lexington Trails to receive $8.8 million facelift
May 10, 2001
The De Soto school board gave informal approval Monday to an $8.8 million plan to expand and renovate Lexington Trails Middle School.