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Catching on
Youngsters first in line as fishing opens at Kill Creek Park
June 17, 2004
Baited hooks were cast into the lake for the first time Saturday when the Johnson County Parks and Recreation District allowed those 15 years old and younger to fish. The lake will open July 1 to all licensed fishermen.
Scott’s lucky seven
Coach blessed with ‘hungry’ summer leaguers
June 17, 2004
Since taking over the De Soto football program in 2000, Brad Scott’s perspective of what the 7-on-7 summer football leagues mean to his football program and the upcoming season has changed. It used to be that Scott and the rest of the Wildcat coaching staff used the summer games to teach the team how to win by using the word “competition.”
Lynn leaves De Soto High School with goals achieved
June 17, 2004
Speaking at the De Soto Chamber of Commerce meeting last Thursday, Debbie Lynn fought back tears to say her life was entering a new season with her husband’s acceptance of a job with an engineering firm in the couple’s home state of Texas. Many in the De Soto community likely greeted the news of her resignation as principal of De Soto High School with the sadness Lynn expressed.
Dorothy H. Midyett
1915-2004
June 17, 2004
Elizabeth A. Bradt
1925-2004
June 17, 2004
De Soto ready to step up for cancer
June 17, 2004
De Soto’s seventh annual Relay for Life will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at Lexington Trails Middle School. Events during the overnight relay will celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones and raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Data center on schedule
USD 232 Board OKs $1 million investment in central server for classroom technology
June 17, 2004
De Soto USD 232 schools took a million-dollar step last week toward its goal of making wireless computer technology available to all students. At its regular meeting on June 8, the Board of Education voted 5-1 to use $1.07 million of the money allotted for technology from the $76 million bond issue, which passed in November 2002, to purchase hardware needed for the “thin client” remote computing system.
Kreutzers navigate winds of war
June 17, 2004
As his wife, Pam, made final preparations Saturday for a party celebrating the safe return of their daughter from the war, Mark Kreutzer Sr. reflected on two years of changes that had his family celebrating Father’s Day with a mixture of joy, apprehension and expectation. “This all started when they signed up to get a little extra money for college,” Mark said of his son and daughter’s enlistment in the Army Reserve. In 2002, brother and sister Mark Kreutzer Jr. and Alisa Jones joined the Army Reserve during her senior and his junior year at De Soto High School.
Murdock brings lesson of early detection to Relay
June 17, 2004
For De Soto resident Lori Murdock, surviving cancer is a family affair. Murdock, her husband, Rodger, their two children, her sisters and their families, and sometimes even her mother, are De Soto Relay for Life regulars. “We have a big team,” she said. Along with some friends, the group will continue the tradition by participating in De Soto’s seventh annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life Friday at Lexington Trails Middle School.
Davis-Manthe
June 17, 2004