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Chargers steal win from the Wildcats
February 6, 2003
With point guard Julie Beck out for the foreseeable future with a shoulder injury suffered during a warm-up for last week’s Louisburg tournament, De Soto girls basketball coach Dwight Spencer was forced to juggle his lineup a bit for his team’s conference game against Santa Fe Trail Tuesday.
De Soto falls in finals
February 6, 2003
Halfway through Saturday’s championship game of the Louisburg Girl’s Invitational Basketball Tournament, De Soto’s chances of pulling off a major upset looked good.
Cats lose to Piper 62-38
February 6, 2003
Marcus Carr scored just three points in the fourth period in Piper’s 62-38 Kaw Valley League win over De Soto last Friday. But then again he didn’t have to score much, as it was his defense that made the difference.
Advanced ballots available
February 6, 2003
The Johnson County Election Office mailed advanced ballots to registered voters who requested them for the De Soto City Council primary Wednesday. The voter registration deadline for the primary is Monday.
Laidlaw looks to renew busing contract
February 6, 2003
Laidlaw Transportation presented De Soto USD 232 with a proposal to provide the district bus service for another three years with the same 3-percent inflationary increase in price it has added annually since taking over the district’s transportation contract in 2000.
Zoellner next superintendent
Long-time administrator will succeed retiring Marilyn Layman July 1
February 6, 2003
In a move it anticipated will lead to a smooth transition, the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education promoted Sharon Zoellner to replace her long-time mentor, retiring Superintendent Marilyn Layman.
Changes coming to health clinic
De Soto Family Practice, Inzerillo parting ways, replacement found
February 6, 2003
Dr. Carl Inzerillo will end his 14-year association with the De Soto Family Practice sometime late this month.
USD 232 keying into student expertise
February 6, 2003
As they sat at a table Friday in Riverview Elementary School with laptop computers opened before them, Jason McAninch and Ashley Gardner found their fingers flitted across the keyboards, lighting the screen as they called up programs.
Electrical shut off scheduled for Friday
February 6, 2003
Westar Energy has informed De Soto city officials electricity will be shut off from approximately 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday along Lexington Avenue. For more information, call Westar Energy at 768-3222. The city of De Soto does not handle the electricity for the City.
County Commission asked to support Sunflower bill
February 6, 2003
A week after they were accused by a federal official of being “obstructionists,” Johnson County commissioners will apparently determine whether a bill will be introduced in the Kansas Legislature that would establish a board that would take possession of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Below gets first high school championship
Grapplers place fourth at Osawatomie
February 6, 2003
With Neil Erisman and Chad Falke getting well-deserved rest, De Soto wrestling coach Eric Deyoe needed somebody else to step up and make some noise for the Wildcats.
Walter K. Robinson
1924-2003
February 6, 2003
Kenzie Grace Simpson
February 6, 2003
Brandon Lee Thomas Jr.
February 6, 2003
Aloysius “Bud” W. Barber
1912-2003
February 6, 2003
Rose Mildred A. Noches
1919-2003
February 6, 2003