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Class gives DHS students real-world experience
October 4, 2001
When De Soto High School senior Ashley Carlson is at her In House Training” class, she knows she has to put on her work face.
Wall a reminder of what we lost
Memorial provokes shock of recognition
October 4, 2001
I learned this week of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial’s ability to shock and surprise, even in the guise of the half-sized replica that is visiting De Soto through Sunday.
Alumna’s design fit to a T
October 4, 2001
When the De Soto High Cat Boosters wanted someone to design its T-shirt for the 2001-2002 school year, it called in a ringer.
Odor causing a stink at Woodsonia
October 4, 2001
At Monday night’s School board meeting members discussed what was referred to as the “odor issue” at Woodsonia Elementary. But the community will have to wait two weeks to find out what that odor is.
Soccer showdown ends in 1-1 draw
October 4, 2001
De Soto and Mill Valley set out to decide who has the best soccer team Tuesday night. But it took them 100-minutes to discover they are pretty even. After two 10-minute periods of scoreless overtime the game ended in a 1-1 draw.
Full roster improves cross country team
October 4, 2001
For the first time this year, De Soto’s girls cross country team competed as a team and the results were just what coach Chris McAfee wanted.
School attendance numbers mean special busing
October 4, 2001
The final school attendance numbers are in and for some district departments that will mean changes. Director of Special Services Joe Vitt received approval from the school board Monday night to provide special busing for at-risk English as a second language preschool students.
de soto history/Exploring the past
October 4, 2001
USD 232 registers 11-percent growth
October 4, 2001
Enrollment figures the district shared with the state last week indicate the district grew by 11.4 percent from last year.
Touring with the wall
October 4, 2001
Norris and Linda Shears have spent the last six month witnessing the emotional power of the Vietnam Moving Wall Memorial.
Business community undecided on new 3/4-cent sales tax proposal
October 4, 2001
Mail-in ballots for the city of De Soto’s proposed 3/4-cent sales tax increase will apparently arrive in mailboxes before the De Soto Chamber of Commerce takes a stand on the matter.
O’Connor’s views deserve opposition
October 4, 2001
Earlier this year, this newspaper took State Sen. Kay O’Connor to task for her views regarding the relationship of elected officials and their constituents. We found her stance that as a legislator she knew more about the issues and, therefore, didn’t have to heed the wishes of those who elected her arrogant and patronizing.
Stovall’s ruling places Oz on deadline
Attorney general’s opinion puts state incentive package at risk
October 4, 2001
Kansas Attorney General Carla Stovall issued an opinion Tuesday that gives Oz Entertainment Co. until Oct. 29 to repay the Wyandotte County Board of Public Utilities $400,000 if it hopes to develop the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant under the terms of existing state legislation.
Winning some, losing some
DHS falls behind early in Marysville loss
October 4, 2001
Justin Haub continued his hot hand in a 48-12 loss to Marysville last Friday night in high school football action.
Mill Valley slows Basehor-Linwood with 27-0 win
October 4, 2001
Heading into Mill Valley’s contest against league-leading Basehor-Linwood High School, MVHS coach George Radell said he was hoping to slow the visitors down because he knew the Bobcats couldn’t be shut out completely.
DHS searching for elusive win
October 4, 2001
Big deficits to start each game hurt De Soto High School volleyball team’s chances of breaking its long string of losses at the Lansing, Piper Triangular in Lansing in last week.
Vietnam memorial moves to De Soto
Community joins in honoring war’s most important names
October 4, 2001
As American flags waved nearby in a gentle breeze, Junior Maness watched Tuesday morning as his wife, Jean, did a charcoal rubbing from the Vietnam Moving Wall Memorial.