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All that jazz
January 15, 2004
Eight Wildcats finish sixth or better at Burlington Invitational
January 15, 2004
In one of its most impressive performances to date, De Soto’s wrestling team placed eight wrestlers in the top six spots of their respective weight classes Jan. 10 at the Burlington Wrestling Invitational. The result was a second-place team finish with 159 points.
Boys fourth-quarter comeback falls short
January 15, 2004
The De Soto High School boys basketball team finished a stretch of three games in seven days with a 1-2 record that masks the story of the team’s improvement.
Petty keeps Wildcats perfect in rivalry
De Soto High School girls notch three-win week
January 15, 2004
Petty scored 17 points in the 27-22 win over Mill Valley, including eight-straight free throws in the fourth quarter as the Wildcats topped their intra-district rival for the second time this season.
De Soto housing starts remain stagnant
January 15, 2004
In what has became a familiar number, De Soto recorded 49 new housing starts last year. It was the third time in the past five years De Soto issued that number of single-family home permits. Numbers didn’t differ much the two other years (41 in 2000 and 44 in 2001), offering further evidence that residential development has hit a plateau in the city.
Norma O’Byrne
1928-2004
January 15, 2004
East meets Midwest
January 15, 2004
As an 11th grade Rotary Foreign Exchange student at De Soto High School, Oranich “Nikki” Saranyaprak has begun to feel settled in her new academic stomping ground.
Exploring the Past
January 15, 2004
School funding
January 15, 2004
Proposed tax cap would benefit fixed-income seniors
January 15, 2004
Larry J. Blaylock
1936-2004
January 15, 2004
City to explore sewer options
January 15, 2004
The De Soto City Council has appointed a committee headed by City Engineer Mike Brungardt to review firms qualified to perform a sewer master plan for the city. The master plan is the first step in expanding the city’s sewer capacity.
Renner-Mitchell
January 15, 2004
Pool referendum language readied
January 15, 2004
The De Soto Parks and Recreation Board approved language for a $2.65 million bond referendum this April that would determine the fate of a new pool. The De Soto City Council will now consider the language.
County ready to name Kessinger/Hunter SFAAP developer
January 15, 2004
The Johnson County Commission took a step toward naming a developer for the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant last week and seems prepared to take further action this week.
Bits and Pieces
Women showing up in politics, literature
January 15, 2004