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Who will profit
August 4, 2005
Transfers give Cats new look
August 4, 2005
If De Soto boys basketball players felt like they were being watched under a scope this summer, they were.
Heinen looks to build on solid freshman year
August 4, 2005
Former Wildcat Allie Heinen logged 394 minutes of experience last season for the Baker University women’s basketball program. That experience should come in handy during the 2005-2006 season, especially since the Wildcats were hit hard by graduation.
Erisman earns seventh-place at national tournament
August 4, 2005
After falling short of All-American status at last year’s Junior Freestyle National Wrestling Championships in Fargo, N.D., De Soto’s Neil Erisman was back in his groove at the 2005 edition of the nations top high school-aged wrestling tournament.
Advocates ready to work for renewal of sales tax
August 4, 2005
After convincing residents to vote for renewing Johnson County’s quarter-cent school sales tax, lobbying groups then must convince them the measure is worth going to the polls.
Harvey Williams
1941-2005
August 4, 2005
Myrtle R. Puckett
1915-2005
August 4, 2005
Ernest Reed Grafke
1935-2005
August 4, 2005
Sept. 27 vote scheduled for sales tax
August 4, 2005
Johnson County Commissioners agreed last Thursday that voters would decide Sept. 27 if a 1/4-cent sales tax that provides money for the county’s school districts should be extended for three more years.
Sunflower transfer nearing completion
August 4, 2005
The transfer of the Sunflower Army Ammunition plant from the federal government to a private developer made significant progress last week and could be completed Wednesday.
Stitch in time
De Soto grandmother explores love through quilting
August 4, 2005
A quilt maker for nearly half a century, Beverly Jones has little trouble selecting her favorite quilt.
Sneaking a perk
August 4, 2005
Junk food to be limited in school lunch rooms
Portion control to be introduced to ala carte menus in De Soto’s schools
August 4, 2005
Even for the school district dietician, it’s not easy to stop at a single Otis Spunkmeyer cookie when they come in packages of three in the De Soto High School cafeteria.
Exploring the past
August 4, 2005
Erpelding looks to fill shoes with no stumble
Murphy passes boy soccer program to former assistant
August 4, 2005
A year ago Darren Erpelding wasn’t sure he was ready to take over one of the most successful sports programs in recent years at De Soto. Now, after a season at the helm of the young Wildcats girls soccer program, Erpelding takes over the boys soccer program as well.
Most doors open with push
August 4, 2005
City now in position to take advantage of SFAAP transfer
August 4, 2005