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Mayor, Surbaugh to discuss SFAAP treatment plant
November 6, 2003
De Soto Mayor Dave Anderson and Johnson County Commission Chairwoman Annabeth Surbaugh will meet in the coming days to discuss De Soto’s bid to secure title to the water treatment plant at the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant. Anderson said Tuesday the meeting had not yet been scheduled.
Preparation for ‘Carousel’ dizzying
November 6, 2003
Ordinarily, the school musical is presented during of what is commonly known as “buffer week” between fall and winter high school athletics. With the musical being moved up one week, it has run head-on into a scheduling conflict with the soccer team that advanced to the final round of state competition after a Tuesday night victory. That’s a problem because the musical relies on some of the same students to score on stage and the soccer field this weekend.
Boundary Study Committee finds little consensus
USD 232 Board of Education wants to reopen community discussions about future of district middle schools
November 6, 2003
Saying the district Boundary Study Committee was polarized on key issues, a district official told the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education it was time for the committee to stop its issue discussion phase and start formulating the recommendations it would make to the Board later this year.
Wildcats advance to final four
November 6, 2003
No one knows better than Kyle Bray just how much a man of his word Jesse Smith is — especially when he steps onto a soccer field. With a trip to the 4A state soccer quarterfinals on the line Tuesday at Bishop Ward, Smith told Bray that a corner kick would soon be heading his way. The result of that bold prediction was De Soto’s 2-1 win over the Cyclones in the Kansas 4A state soccer quarterfinals.
Cost of development
November 6, 2003
Deer should be seen and not struck
Next four weeks make for high-risk driving
November 6, 2003
Planning should start to preserve, enhance De Soto’s downtown
November 6, 2003
It is hoped this momentum can lead to further progress. The Planning Commission and Council should discuss further incentives for redevelopment.
Chemical welfare
Hazardous waste handlers keep Johnson County safe from hazardous household materials
November 6, 2003
We’re not here to tell people not to use chemicals,” Betros said. “We’re here to tell them to use it properly, store it properly and dispose of it properly. For the last 10 years, there’s been an alternative to just pouring it down the drain.”
De Soto father and son’s actions define meaning of commitment
November 6, 2003
Young runners learn at state
November 6, 2003
Not every Wildcat runner followed the game plan at this year’s meet, McAfee said. But he predicted they learned from Saturday’s experience.
De Soto’s year ends with loss to Bishop Ward
November 6, 2003
Because of an injury starting running back Leif Goleman suffered against Mill Valley a week earlier, Ester got his first start as a Wildcat.
Exploring the Past
De Soto history
November 6, 2003