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Student landscapers help teacher
April 21, 2005
Wielding dwarf fountain grass, redbud saplings and plenty of mulch, the De Soto High School environmental science class helped save the day — or at least the yard — at Karen Wall’s new house last week.
Cinco de Mayo fete called off this year
April 21, 2005
The De Soto Cinco de Mayo celebration won’t return this year to enliven the first weekend in May.
Hunt-Martin permit met with skepticism
Zoning board draws attorney’s ire
April 21, 2005
Although it didn’t take action Monday, the Johnson County Northwest Consolidated Zoning Board signaled its intent to recommend denial of a conditional use permit for Sunflower Quarry, a fact that wasn’t lost on the applicant’s attorney.
Italian vocation
New business brings Mediterranean style to downtown De Soto
April 21, 2005
This weekend, De Soto became the place to shop for Italian antiques in the metropolitan area.
Masons display kindness
April 21, 2005
Kindness still exists, especially in the De Soto/western Shawnee area. There are a group of gentlemen who voluntarily give of their time, talents and treasures.
City needs to give thought to frequent requests for money
April 21, 2005
Earlier this month, De Soto Boy Scouts and their leaders asked the De Soto City Council for help in paying the expenses for a trip scouts and leaders will take to Colorado this summer. The Council responded with a $1,000 contribution.
Quills and cornbread
April 21, 2005
Wearing a long-sleeved, high-necked, floor-skimming dress with her hair swept up in a chignon, the schoolmarm peered suspiciously over her wire-rimmed glasses at the pupils filing into her class — they had about 300 years’ worth of shaping up to do.
Exploring the Past
April 21, 2005
Antonio M. Godinez
1946-2005
April 21, 2005
Loss drops De Soto out of first
April 21, 2005
Generosity killed the Wildcat Monday in a crucial Frontier League baseball game that Paola won 5-4 over De Soto in Paola.
Holden finally finds goal in rout
Soccer team wins three in a row
April 21, 2005
Jordan Holden was expected to be a scorer of the De Soto High School’s inaugural girls soccer team but saw several excellent goal opportunities just miss through the Wildcats first six matches.
Johnson gains following with success
April 21, 2005
Casey Johnson has learned success breeds popularity. It seems De Soto’s senior runner can’t go anywhere these days without being mobbed by fans and friends.
Smith finds winning angles against Immaculata
April 21, 2005
It took Ben Smith a few games Friday to figure out his singles match against Immaculata’s Clare Bassett. But once he discovered the right angle, the match was his and the dual belonged to De Soto.
Cats bats hot in sweep
April 21, 2005
It’s easy to see why De Soto softball coach Kelly Dennis deemed Thursday’s doubleheader sweep of Central Heights a miracle. On most nights, the Wildcats don’t have a prayer of overcoming their defensive shortcomings.
Lexington Trails Middle School third quarter honor rolls
April 21, 2005