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Wildcats entering unfamiliar territory
Leahy’s late heroics preserves De Soto’s fourth win of season
October 9, 2003
With the game on the line, Leahy made the play that assured De Soto’s season would have a different script than last year.
Superintendents say pay justified in wake of mandated disclosure
October 9, 2003
Superintendents of De Soto and Eudora school districts argue school administration salaries are not out of line when compared to those in comparable jobs. A new state law requires districts to release salary information to their newspapers of record before Oct. 1 of each year.
Council adds to band’s trip fund
October 9, 2003
The De Soto City Council contributes $5,000 to the De Soto Wildcat Band’s Cotton Bowl Festival trip fund.
Exploring the Past
De Soto history
October 9, 2003
Get well soon, Dorothy Nalley
October 9, 2003
This past week, the chronicler of all things great and small in De Soto suffered a broken hip after a fall in her home.
Goat glands in our closet
State’s history reduces enjoyment of California’s puzzling decision
October 9, 2003
Wildcat Band builds bridge between city, district
October 9, 2003
It is hoped that those in the district will recognize and acknowledge a change in City Hall, not only in elected officials but in city staff as well.
Arianna Len Theleman
October 9, 2003
Back from the wild blue Swander
De Soto man returns from national tour in restored Depression-era airplane
October 9, 2003
John Swander knew this flight would be a once-in-a -lifetime opportunity. Last Wednesday, Swander returned home to De Soto from a 4,000-mile flight that took him and his plane across 26 cities in 17 days. Swander flew his restored 1932 WACO aircraft alongside other antique aircraft in the 2003 National Air Tour.
Arnold helps De Soto avenge loss to Perry-Lecompton
October 9, 2003
Josh Arnold played the roles of scorer and stopper well in the De Soto High School soccer team’s 5-1 win over conference rival Perry-Lecompton last Thursday in De Soto.
Johnson out-duels nemesis
October 9, 2003
Johnson, a junior on De Soto’s cross country team, not only won medallist honors at the Miege Invitational at Bishop Miege High School, but he also topped the field in course and meet record time.
Cat tennis aces march on with 1,2
October 9, 2003
Whether it had just lost a match or is down by a couple of games, De Soto’s tennis team has proven time and time again that it is capable of crawling back into a match this season. That characteristic snuck up and bit the opposition again last Thursday at the Bonner Springs Round Robin Invitational Tournament, yet another of the tournaments that coach Michael Sullivan’s Wildcats have conquered this season.
Digital photography surfacing from the underground
De Soto High School journalism students learn in computer age, digital image is everything
October 9, 2003
In April, the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education approved the $15,400 purchase of six digital cameras and the necessary equipment is now in high school classrooms.
County gets serious about Sunflower purchase
October 9, 2003
The Johnson County Commission takes action in anticipation of a transfer of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant by mid-spring.