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Wildcats grip fifth-place finish at Burlington Invitational tourney
January 16, 2003
Adam Faircloth and Neil Erisman won individual championships, leading De Soto to a fifth-place finish at the Burlington Invitational Saturday.
Teachers teaching teachers
Mentoring program benefits first-time instructors, students
January 16, 2003
Beginning a teaching career green to the procedures of how a school operates can be a frustrating — and even frightening — experience. But experienced teachers in the De Soto USD 232 school district are working with “mentees” to make their transition from student to teacher smooth, benefiting both new teachers and their students.
New commissioner welcome in De Soto
January 16, 2003
A new Johnson County Commission was sworn in this week. It might be expected that with the commission expanded from five to six commission districts and the addition of an elected Commission chair that there would be a voice for all in the county at the Commission table. But there is reason to be concerned.
Bessie L. Hartley
1931-2003
January 16, 2003
De Soto on the go
Residents took advantage of technological advances
January 16, 2003
The Santa Fe Burlington Northern Railroad predecessors didn’t arrive in De Soto from the east until 1872. Of special interest to me was a rail line that followed the Cedar Creek valley from Olathe to the little community of Cedar Junction, north of 83rd Street and Corliss Road.
Sharp keen to have voice heard
Coming birth of first child has young teacher considering career options
January 16, 2003
De Soto High School Principal Debbie Lynn knew Scott Sharp was special last year when the first-year teacher asked her to visit one of his classes so she could suggest ways he could better deal with students talking.
Mayor reports good things coming in 2003
City’s picture brighter by discovery of $1 million in unencumbered funds
January 16, 2003
De Soto is in a good position to make progress in 2003 bolstered by the discovery of at least $1 million in city government coffers, Mayor Dave Anderson told members of the De Soto Chamber of Commerce last Thursday.
James E. Cunningham Jr.
1939-2003
January 16, 2003
Coker
January 16, 2003