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DHS students concerned about their school
April 20, 2006
De Soto High School students and their parents spoke to school board members Tuesday night about their concerns with the school’s change in atmosphere.
Wildcats find their rhythm, down Paola
April 20, 2006
Twelve months have passed, but the De Soto baseball team found itself in a familiar position when it woke up Wednesday morning.
Four tracksters headed to KU Relays
April 20, 2006
Four members of De Soto’s track and field team will travel to Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium Friday and Saturday to take part in the Kansas Relays.
Big D launches Wildcats
Newfound defense leads De Soto to five-straight wins
April 20, 2006
The shots just keep missing. They go high, they go wide and a seemingly impossible number of times, they bounce right off the relatively narrow cross bars and uprights. Try as they might, the girls of the De Soto soccer team can’t generate a consistent offense. Good thing they seem to have found a reliable defense.
Tennis notches another win, prepares for Baldwin tourney
April 20, 2006
The De Soto tennis team found itself coming off a successful tournament in Bonner Springs and looking forward to another challenge this weekend in Baldwin. However, standing in between them Tuesday was the little matter of a dual to deal with.
Paola pitches way past punchless Wildcats
April 20, 2006
The De Soto softball team has struggled recently and Monday’s 10-0 loss to Paola illustrated both what the problems have been and what must be done if the Wildcats want to surprise any opponents toward the end of the season. De Soto stayed in the game with a superior team for three innings thanks to a number of solid defensive plays behind Jessica Pennington’s pitching. The game was scoreless heading into the fourth. But, in just a blink, the Cats showed how lethal their at-times patchwork defense can be.
Mumps cases continue to spread throughout state
April 20, 2006
Cities’ views prevail on proposed sales tax
April 20, 2006
Johnson County commissioners are ready to share a sales tax they don’t yet have as a way of increasing the chances of getting the additional taxing authority they covet.
Musical cushions seniors’ swansong
April 20, 2006
Couches brought to De Soto High School as part of last year’s senior prank have turned into a monster. The couch cushions are starring in this spring’s play, “Little Shop of Horrors.” They’ve been taped together and made to look like the dangerous, man-eating plant in the famous comedy play. Senior Neal Brooks provides the movements for the creature and senior Lucas Walker gives “Audrey II” a voice.
Viola V. Culbertson Shay
1929-2006
April 20, 2006
Bisogno honored for kindness
April 20, 2006
Veteran Celebration
April 20, 2006
Don’t let driving be a pain in the neck
April 20, 2006
Large cities show lack of courage on sales tax issue
April 20, 2006
Without addressing whether the Johnson County Commission is looking in the right place in asking for added sales tax authority to finance public safety capital improvements totaling hundreds of millions of dollars, we tend to agree with the commissioners’ points of view in the debate about how much money it should share with its cities.
Neighbors
April 20, 2006
Boat ramp dedication May 20
April 20, 2006
There is a lot of raw nature to be observed on the Kansas River, which is now more accessible with the recent completion of new boat ramps in De Soto and Edwardsville. Zimmerman is helping organize a day of activity May 20 to mark the ramp’s construction.
Kansan praises shuttle program
April 20, 2006
Steve Hawley says you can see odd things in space.
Around town
April 20, 2006
Report looks to steer changes
New approaches needed to preserve transportation mobility
April 20, 2006
Johnson County commissioners were warned last Thursday that city and county governments must change their approach to transportation if the mobility that defines the Johnson County lifestyle is to continue.
Exploring the past/De Soto history
April 20, 2006
Lawmakers’ indecision puts district in limbo
April 20, 2006
De Soto school administrators are preparing for another budget time crunch as they watch legislators stall a variety of school finance bills.