Archive for Thursday, January 13, 2005

Also from January 13

All stories

Ride program faces record need
January 13, 2005
Walter Clemans has hitchhiked across the country and he said he’s never had an easier time thumbing a lift. That’s because with Johnson County’s Catch-A-Ride, you no longer have to put out your thumb in order to hitch a ride.
Schedule changes spares Lancasters
Visit to wave-ravaged island resort dropped
January 13, 2005
Their hosts’ bargain hunting for beach resorts steered a De Soto family out of harm’s way during a recent trip to the tsunami-ravaged country of Thailand. While visiting friends in northern Thailand from Dec. 20 to Jan. 3, Lyle and Kim Lancaster, along with their two children, nixed plans for a side trip to the Indian Ocean resort island of Phuket in favor of a gulf resort where their hosts found a better vacation package. About the time a huge tsunami washed over P
Support Special Olympics
January 13, 2005
Winter photos wonderful
January 13, 2005
Deer hunting not needed
January 13, 2005
Legislature challenged to rise above politics
January 13, 2005
Chester A. Wilks Sr.
1918-2005
January 13, 2005
Roy D. Cowan
1907-2005
January 13, 2005
No breaks extended on sewer impact fees
January 13, 2005
Last Thursday, the De Soto City Council continued its recent trend of making key decisions concerning the new sewer plant. On the same night the Council agreed to start borrowing money for the sewer, it reconfirmed its development fee and monthly rate schedules designed to pay off the debt. In doing so, Council members agreed to enact increases in fees charged to new development as early as next month.
Wrestlers third at Burlington meet
Erisman, Goleman lead way with first-place efforts
January 13, 2005
Neil Erisman and Leif Goleman took similar paths to championships at the Burlington Wrestling Invitational Saturday and led the Wildcats to a third-place finish in the process.
Comeback gives De Soto first victory of the year
Defense, shooting key in turnaround
January 13, 2005
When De Soto boys basketball coach Jason Generally found his team trailing Ottawa 32-24 at halftime Friday, he made possibly his best halftime adjustment by simply not making one. That decision alone may have made the difference in a 57-48 Frontier League win over the Cyclones. The triumph snapped a five-game losing skid and put the Wildcats in the win column for the first time this season.
Wildcats top undefeated Ottawa to end losing skid
January 13, 2005
The De Soto girls basketball team escaped with a 43-41 win Friday at Ottawa as golden opportunities fell astray for the Cyclones in their quest to remain unbeaten.