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Jags defeat Basher-Linwood
January 10, 2002
The Mill Valley basketball team learned a huge lesson Tuesday night: The Jaguars could win without all-Kaw Valley guard Cody Ptacek in the lineup.
Wildcat girls lose road heartbreaker
January 10, 2002
Tia Bernard and Ashley Carlson each ripped the cords with three pointers in the final 1:18 to keep the Wildcats hopes of a huge rally alive last Friday night in Lansing.
Lansing shuts down De Soto’s offense in easy 64-25 win
January 10, 2002
De Soto’s boys basketball team took no offense to traveling to Lansing to take on the Lions last Friday nigh, but the team didn’t take its offense either.
Winless Mill Valley High School girls still battling
Jags suffer one-point road loss to top-ranked Piper Pirates
January 10, 2002
After nearly earning its first victory of the season on Friday, Jan. 4, at Piper, the Mill Valley girls basketball team gave it another shot Tuesday at Basehor-Linwood.
House redistricting an opportunity
January 10, 2002
De Soto should view the coming redistricting of Kansas legislative seats as an opportunity.
Coping with winter blahs
A short list of the season’s highlights
January 10, 2002
As I enjoyed our shirtsleeves winter weather Tuesday it occurred to me that winter, like a recession, is something that is happening to other people. People who live in Buffalo, and unaccountably, the Carolinas and Georgia.
Letter
January 10, 2002
A cutting-edge career
January 10, 2002
The outside of Snow’s Hair Cut Shop has all the traditional features of the American barber shop: red, white and blue decorative poles grace the entrance, and the etching on the window reads, “No shaves.” Inside, combs are suspended in a blue-green liquid, waiting to part the hair of the next customer who steps inside and sits down in the barber chair.
Young Wildcat wrestlers showing improvement
January 10, 2002
If toughness and desire were all it took to win wrestling matches, De Soto would probably be undefeated.
New De Soto business offers hands-on relaxation
January 10, 2002
Kristen Erickson hopes her new business in De Soto will rub customers the right way.
Kenneth R. Simmons
1931-2002
January 10, 2002
No new taxes, legislators vow
January 10, 2002
De Soto’s two representatives to the Kansas Legislature easily identified the state’s budget crunch as the dominant issue in the coming legislative session.
Clifford W. Carey
1911-2002
January 10, 2002
Marvin L. Crawford
1925-2001
January 10, 2002
Charles and Monica Moll celebrate anniversary
January 10, 2002
Charles and Monica (Van Goethem) Moll, Olathe, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Gardner Senior Center, 128 East Park Street, Gardner.
Andrew J. Meyer
1973-2002
January 10, 2002
City council, Cooper agree
January 10, 2002
Former De Soto City Administrator Gerald Cooper has accepted a severance offer from the city.
Residents at odds over Waverly dead end
January 10, 2002
Two competing petitioners are seeking to influence the future of a .4-mile section of road southeast of De Soto.
USD 232 looking at $1.9 million in cuts
Woodsonia on chopping block
January 10, 2002
Facing an almost certain cut in state aid, a committee of De Soto USD 232 administrators has suggested $1.9 million in cost-saving measures that includes the closing of Woodsonia Elementary.
De Soto 4-H’er finds act of kindness returned
January 10, 2002
Allyssa King said a 4-H project has taught her the lesson that you get back what you give.