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De Soto ends skid with easy win over Chargers
February 5, 2004
Four weeks ago, De Soto’s boys basketball team was flying high. It started the season with three wins in four games before the holiday break. Then the Wildcats won their first game of the new year, improving to 4-1. But it has been a long, cold month since then. That was until Tuesday.
Girls breakthrough at SFT
February 5, 2004
It’s turning into a season of firsts for the De Soto Wildcat girls basketball team. Fresh from taking first place at the Louisburg Invitational Girls Basketball Tournament, the Wildcats knocked off the Santa Fe Trail Chargers for the first time in recent years, setting themselves up for a possible first-place finish in the Kaw Valley League.
Community found opportunity in clinic crisis
February 5, 2004
Mary E. McCarthy
1911-2004
February 5, 2004
Leslie Copeland
1908-2004
February 5, 2004
Young legal eagle to wing to D.C.
February 5, 2004
De Soto High School junior Molly McKechnie will travel to Washington D.C. next week for a forum on law. Activities will include mock courts and presentations by judges, corporate lawyers, defense attornies, prosecutors and others in the legal profession. McKechnie plans to study law.
Arbor Ridge rezoning denial appealed
February 5, 2004
The developers of the Arbor Ridge subdivision have appealed the De Soto City Council’s denial of two rezoning requests to Johnson County District Court.
Kill Creek Park set to allow fishing
February 5, 2004
Kill Creek Regional Park south of De Soto will allow fishing for the first time in June. However, strict creel limits will be enforced to decrease pressure on the still young fish populations.
Serious crime dips in De Soto last year
February 5, 2004
Figures the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department reported to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation indicates the rate of serious crime in De Soto fell 9 percent in 2003 from the pervious year.
Clinic deal signed
Practice expected to reopen next week
February 5, 2004
Medical services will return to De Soto with a Wednesday morning signing of an agreement between Mid America Physicians Group of Shawnee and Hospital Corporation of America Inc.
By the Numbers
Governor’s plan net gain for district
February 5, 2004
Cats claim Louisburg Invitational title
Girls top Turner, Osawatomie, Spring Hill on way to crown
February 5, 2004
The De Soto Wildcats girls basketball won the Louisburg Invitational with wins over Turner, Osawatomie and Spring Hill.
Exploring the Past
De Soto history
February 5, 2004