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Camp, summer a success for De Soto football squad
August 3, 2006
Brad Scott said he was strolling through the Colorado mountains on a family vacation Tuesday when contacted for an interview and he didn’t hesitate for a second when presented the opportunity to talk about football. With the first practice of the season less than two weeks away and the first game just over a month out, he said he was getting a little excited.
Festival planning to get final push
August 3, 2006
One month out, things are beginning to fall in place for the De Soto Days Festival.
Parties to greet school year
August 3, 2006
Back-to-school parties planned for USD 232 students.
4-H, fair royalty to be crowned at rodeo
August 3, 2006
The 2006 Johnson County 4-H Rodeo Queen will be crowned at 6 p.m. Monday during the Johnson County Fair Open Youth Rodeo at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Gardner. The 2006 Johnson County 4-H Rodeo Princess will also be selected during the evening’s events.
Johnson County Fair Schedule
August 3, 2006
Johnson County fair starts Sunday
August 3, 2006
The Johnson County Fair will take place Sunday to Aug. 12 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Gardner.
Pool slides may not be installed this year
August 3, 2006
The city is seeking bids for the installation of two slides for the De Soto Aquatic Center that may still entertain pool users this year.
De Soto old-town revitalization plan evolving
Consultant promises alternative to Miller Memorial Park sale proposal forthcoming
August 3, 2006
Friday’s work session for the city of De Soto was to focus on the two blocks of 83rd Street from Peoria and Shawnee, but Marty Shukert said he also addressed concerns about a proposal he shared with the De Soto City Council at the end of his June visit. That plan proposed selling Miller Memorial Park, which would be moved across Lexington Avenue to the area east of Morse’s Market, and the city shop area to pay for other parts of the plan.
From bugs to bread, 4-H has it all
August 3, 2006
De Soto Pioneer 4-H club is getting ready for the Johnson County Fair, which begins on Saturday. Members Kassidy and Josh Forshey and Bryce Zimmerman are entering multiple projects in this year’s fair.
Zoellner relieved lawsuit resolved
August 3, 2006
De Soto USD 232 Superintendent Sharon Zoellner said she’s grateful for the closure provided by Friday’s Kansas Supreme Court ruling. The ruling dismissed the school finance lawsuit, originally called Montoy vs. State, that has been going through the Kansas court system since 2001. The lawsuit alleged the state method for funding Kansas schools unconstitutionally distributed funds between districts.
Bacon wins, opponent endorses foe
August 3, 2006
John Bacon beat out challengers Harry McDonald and Dave Oliphant for Kansas School Board District No. 3 in Tuesday’s primary election, earning a chance to win a third term on the board in November. But should the Olathe Republican win re-election, he will return to a different board.
Voter apathy winner in county
August 3, 2006
Turnout in Johnson County for the primary was dismal. Just 14 percent of the county’s registered voters participated, far less than the meager 20 percent Johnson County Election Commissioner Brian Newby was projecting last week.
Mail call
August 3, 2006
School finance decision doesn’t favor USD 232
August 3, 2006
Strange but true
August 3, 2006
Through the pages
August 3, 2006
Volunteers needed
August 3, 2006
Moore to meet with constituents
August 3, 2006
Reading circle
August 3, 2006
Chamber receives new phone system
August 3, 2006
Band golf tourney Aug. 12
August 3, 2006
Bernard-McGivern
August 3, 2006
Roy L. Braley Jr.
1925-2006
August 3, 2006
Johnson County Nutrition Menu
August 3, 2006
Exploring the past/De Soto history
August 3, 2006
Neighbors
August 3, 2006