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Jag girls looking for leadership after disappointing tournament
January 24, 2002
Heading into last week’s Basehor-Linwood basketball tournament, Mill Valley girls basketball Coach Matt Bohm was confident his team was getting closer to notching its first win.
De Soto girls rally comes up short at Piper
January 24, 2002
Usually when a team takes more shots than another and out-rebounds it 39-28 it translates into a win.
Karate Kid
January 24, 2002
When Mike Vukas encouraged his son, Brandon, to become involved in martial arts, it was mainly so the 7-year-old could learn self-defense. Two years later, Brandon Vukas is a 9-year-old champion.
City hires interim boss, begins search for replacement
January 24, 2002
The city of De Soto’s new city administrator won’t be around for long, and that is fine with him.
Scholarship search in full swing
January 24, 2002
Mill Valley High School junior Melissa Schmidt has done all she can to put herself in a position to earn a college scholarship.
Woodsonia may survive budget cuts
Proposed $1.1 million cost-cutting package would spare eastside elementary school
January 24, 2002
An anticipated $1.1 million De Soto USD 232 budget shortfall apparently won’t force the closing of Woodsonia Elementary.
Judge rules against quarry’s annexation
January 24, 2002
A Johnson County district judge Tuesday found the city violated its own zoning regulations when it approved an agreement that annexed Hunt Midwest Mining Inc.’s Sunflower Quarry south of De Soto.
Dorothy M. Gibbs
1923-2002
January 24, 2002
Patsy Dale Fugett May
1947-2002
January 24, 2002
Assessment tests should be coordinated
January 24, 2002
President George W. Bush signed an education bill two weeks ago that attempted to make local school districts more accountable. We applaud that goal, but we question the new round of testing the bill apparently will require of local school districts.
Council mulls how, where to spend new sales tax
January 24, 2002
Although the city won’t start seeing revenue from its newest sales tax until July, J an. 17 the De Soto City Council started discussing how it might be spent.
Davis helping establish DHS wrestling program
January 24, 2002
As a freshman David Davis wasn’t sure if he wanted to give wrestling a try. Quite frankly, he wasn’t sure what to expect.
Mill Valley avenges loss to De Soto
January 24, 2002
Hot shooting helped Mill Valley avenge a season-opening loss to the De Soto boys basketball teams with a 60-46 Kaw Valley League win at De Soto Tuesday night.
Junk mail is never of local interest
January 24, 2002
Judging from my mail, I’m a popular guy. Actually, it’s not me so much as my position.