Parade entries needed
Entries are being accepted for the annual De Soto Days parade. Registration and line up begins at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 2 at De Soto High School, 35000 W. 91st St., and departs at 9:45 a.m. The parade starts at 10 a.m.
The theme for this year's festival is "Lazy Days of Summer."
Marching groups will receive plaques and will be eligible to win prizes if decorated/participating according to the theme.
Prizes will be awarded based on theme. First place will receive $300; second place, $200; third place, $100.
Parade applications may be downloaded on the city's Web site, www.desotoks.us/ and mailed to De Soto Days Festival, c/o Jani Christenberry, P.O. Box 188, De Soto 66018 or faxed to (913) 514-9801.
For more information, call Christenberry at 585-1234 or Lori Ross at 583-3178.