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Overall mill levy falls in De Soto
September 1, 2005
All De Soto residents will see a drop in mill levies next year, but how big a dip depends on where in the city the property is.
VFW ladies outfront in community
Group selected grand marshal of Saturday De Soto Day’s Festival Parade
September 1, 2005
Kathy Ross said she was surprised to learn just what the De Soto Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6654 Ladies’ Auxiliary did for the community. “They’re everywhere,” she said. “They’re involved is so many things. I didn’t realize they were such an important part of the community.”
Ready to roll
De Soto eager to ditch practice, routine start regular season Friday night
September 1, 2005
Nearly 18 days since practice started in mid-August, young and eager players have been bashing into each other while rehashing the finer points of offensive and defensive schemes. That monotony is broken up only by the constant rain showers and lightning storms that either end the day early or wreck its potential for any real work.
More help needed for a healthy DeSoto Days
September 1, 2005
De Soto will have the opportunity to celebrate itself this week with the 41st De Soto Days Festival. The three days of festivities will offer De Soto residents free or affordable amusements without the need of burning ever-more valuable gas.
Randall Murphy
1958-2005
September 1, 2005
Frank L. Garcia Jr.
1952-2005
September 1, 2005
Thelma L. Bowes
1923-2005
September 1, 2005
Datebook
September 1, 2005
Still growing
Early numbers indicate district added 400 students
September 1, 2005
An incredibly young demographic has apparently driven De Soto USD 232’s enrollment numbers up by more than 400 students from a year ago.
The Fly Route
September 1, 2005
No Kaws for alarm: De Soto thumps Perry
September 1, 2005
De Soto boys soccer coach Darren Erpelding warned his team time and time again that this year would be different.
Erisman commits to cowboys
September 1, 2005
The news may not have been official — it still won’t be for a couple months in fact — but one glance around De Soto senior Neil Erisman’s home and there was no question about his collegiate future.
Exploring the past
September 1, 2005
Neighbors
September 1, 2005
We all need to respond to Gulf’s destruction
September 1, 2005
Now that way of life is threatened because Hurricane Katrina lived up to its billing. Hurricanes, which seem to be the favorite natural disaster of cable news networks, have become as much a spectator sport of the late summer and early fall as football and baseball pennant races. We track a storm’s course through tropical waters, warned by weathermen that it is a “major tropical storm” gaining in intensity as it dances through the warm, shallow Gulf of Mexico.
Furniture Outlet
Partners in new De Soto business find creative expression for ‘repurposing’ old furniture
September 1, 2005
As much as any of its organizers, Carol Burnett and Kelly Hayden are hoping for a big turnout to Saturday’s De Soto Days Festival Parade.