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Second-half lapse dooms Cats against Trailblazers
December 16, 2004
For about 29 minutes Tuesday, De Soto played nose-to-nose with Frontier League foe Gardner Edgerton. It was three minutes of slapdash defense that did in the Wildcats in a 66-48 loss at Gardner.
Norma June Kessell
1933-2004
December 16, 2004
Leonard Dale Becknal
1937-2004
December 16, 2004
Care bears
Lexington Trails students provide bear necessities for sick children, lonely adults
December 16, 2004
During the past two weeks, Lexington Trails students drummed up droves of gently used bears and other stuffed animals to donate to Bear Heart Den. The Den is the area chapter of Good Bears of the World, an international organization that gives away teddy bears to hurt, abused or traumatized children, and even lonely adults.
Mayor to seek second term
December 16, 2004
De Soto Mayor Dave Anderson initiated the spring election campaign with an announcement Tuesday that he would seek a second term.
Savannah Lily Davis
December 16, 2004
Musicians hitting high notes
DHS singers to perform at Carnegie Hall, school’s music program seeks Grammy recognition
December 16, 2004
The De Soto High School music program is in the middle of a busier-than-usual holiday season. Aside from regular performances — December is typically peppered with seasonal concerts — the music program was recently notified of its finalist status in the running to become a Grammy Signature School and also began plans for some of its singers to perform at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall in June.
De Soto High School classrooms double as college outreach campus
December 16, 2004
On most weekday evenings, the lights in the northeast-wing classrooms of De Soto High School stay on after the school’s regular inhabitants are long gone. As part of its College Close to Home program, Johnson County Community College offers a mini-menu of evening classes using one corner of the high school as a satellite meeting place. Organizers say the program, which is now enrolling for spring, gives those who want to take college classes more flexibility in doing so.
Wildcat boys off to tough start
Team looks for identity in Osawatomie tourney
December 16, 2004
After losing three straight games at the Trojan Tipoff Basketball Tournament at Osawatomie High School last week, the De Soto’s boys basketball team is still searching for an identity.
Gonzalez shines at Central Heights tournament
December 16, 2004
Burlington pressured De Soto into too many second-half mistakes and in the process was able to claim the championship Friday at the Ike Cearfoss Girls Basketball Tournament at Central Heights High School.
Rate hikes for sewer plant scaled back
December 16, 2004
As requested, consultants have developed a debt retirement structure for a new sewer plant that would allow the city of De Soto to rely less on user rates and more on fees charged to new development.
Erisman displays pin-manship on way to gold in Eudora tournament
December 16, 2004
One by one they fell. One ranked wrestler after another succumbed to the intensity, quickness and experience that De Soto junior Neil Erisman brings to every wrestling match.
Great finds for our four-legged friends
December 16, 2004
Eastside rezonings offer second chance for fire detachment
December 16, 2004
Exploring the Past
De Soto history
December 16, 2004