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City Council should reconsider fireworks ban
July 10, 2003
The city should consider lifting the ban for July 4 only.
Erisman proves Pride while grappling at nationals
July 10, 2003
Kansas took eighth-place honors by posting a 6-5 team record during pool and championship competition. Erisman compiled a 6-2 mark during the weekend.
Power play
Tourney extends youth season
July 10, 2003
In all, baseball players from 27 teams ranging in ages from 6- to 18-years-old hit, pitched and ran their way around the base pads for DYBA teams with hopes of being a part of a state championship team this summer.
State fiscal dodge affects USD 232 budget planning
July 10, 2003
The De Soto USD 232 Board of Education is seeking additional mill levy support for its capital outlay fund as a result of a Kansas Legislature accounting dodge.
City budget to call for ‘tough decisions’
July 10, 2003
Amazingly, in a city that added a neighborhood of homes last year, De Soto assessed valuation actually decreased more than $600,000, making valuation $44.6 million.
He’s the ice cream man
De Soto residents stop him while he’s passing by
July 10, 2003
Mark West has been an ice cream van driver for 13 years. For 12 of those, he has stopped at De Soto, even after his promotion to district manager.
Culture clash
In some ways, it’s a long way from Kansas to Texas
July 10, 2003
Visiting “kin” at a family reunion on my recent visit to the great state of Texas during the Fourth of July weekend reminded me again of the difference between that state and Kansas.
Water One offers city buy-in option
July 10, 2003
The city of De Soto could turn on the spigot to Johnson County Rural Water District No. 1 for an investment of $4.2 million or $4.45 million, City Engineer Mike Brungardt told the City Council last month.
City readies for tourney time
July 10, 2003
Don Clark, president of the De Soto Youth Baseball Association, said 25 teams, including teams from De Soto in each age group, would vie for state championships here this weekend in tournaments sponsored by the United States Specialty Sports Association.
Roy J. Randall
July 10, 2003
Clinton J. Roach
1915-2003
July 10, 2003
EXPLORING THE PAST
De Soto history
July 10, 2003