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PHOTO GALLERY — “Rooftop Romance”
April 14, 2005
De Soto High School prom dazzles
God’s law upheld
April 14, 2005
As a Christian, I wish to thank all the people of Kansas who voted to keep marriage between man and woman as God ordained.
School background checks needed
April 14, 2005
As I am sure you are aware by now, Jessica Lunsford, a 9-year-old girl from Florida was kidnapped, sexually assaulted, and subsequently murdered by a registered sex offender.
School finance plan presents USD 232 with new challenge
April 14, 2005
Lawmakers are taking bows for addressing the Kansas Supreme Court’s challenge to provide additional educational funding with a measure that will boost funding to the state’s school districts by $125 million without increasing taxes.
Lansing gives playground lesson to young Cat soccer team
April 14, 2005
Despite losing to Lansing and Piper by identical 3-0 scores this season, De Soto girls soccer coach Darren Erpelding had little trouble identifying which was the better team.
Coaches experimental at Baker Relays
April 14, 2005
Tuesday’s Baker Relays track and field meet in Baldwin City presented the De Soto coaching staff with the perfect opportunity to do a little tinkering.
Wildcats off to impressive 7-2 start
April 14, 2005
Taylor Burnett used his bat and arm to lead De Soto to a road win last Thursday against Osawatomie. It didn’t matter if the junior pitcher was at the plate or on the mound, he found a way to be effective in De Soto’s 5-3 first-game win over the Trojans
Roundup eases early transition
April 14, 2005
A key step in paving the way for next year’s newest students and their parents, kindergarten roundups are approaching at De Soto elementary schools.
Pool pruning process progressing
April 14, 2005
De Soto City Administrator Greg Johnson said negotiations with the low bidder to build a new municipal pool south of the Community Center were going well and that construction could start next month.
Lexington Avenue sidewalk project to include tunnel
April 14, 2005
Its exact location is still in question, but a pedestrian tunnel should be in place under the railroad east of Lexington Avenue before the end of the year.
City nearing water plant agreement
De Soto USD 232, Sunflower Redevelopment also discussing transfer of Sunflower property
April 14, 2005
The city of De Soto and Sunflower Redevelopment LLC are working toward an agreement that would give the city title to the water treatment facility at the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Netter second at Paola
April 14, 2005
Battered and bruised, De Soto’s tennis team put enough hurt on its opponents to net a tie for second-place at last Thursday’s Paola Round Robin Tennis Tournament.
Exploring the Past
April 14, 2005