Archive for Thursday, December 21, 2006

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Through the pages
December 21, 2006
Johnson County Nutrition Menu
December 21, 2006
Proposed county transportation council moves ahead
December 21, 2006
Deputies alert for drunk drivers through New Year’s Eve
December 21, 2006
County starts public arts intiative
December 21, 2006
Library update
December 21, 2006
King recognized
December 21, 2006
Willow Springs FCE hears of Kansas tour
December 21, 2006
Exploring the past/De Soto history
December 21, 2006
Christmas church services set
December 21, 2006
Explosive ending gives Ottawa big win
December 21, 2006
Bilingual Bible study
December 21, 2006
Hill, Cats earn football honors from area press
December 21, 2006
Goleman awarded at Cornell
December 21, 2006
Wildcats nail down big win at Ottawa
December 21, 2006
Sesquicentennial items for sale
December 21, 2006
Board considers east-side boundary alternatives
December 21, 2006
Momentum squashed by top-ranked Tongie
December 21, 2006
The good news for the De Soto girls basketball team was that Tonganoxie missed a lot of shots in Tuesday’s basketball game, the final contest before a two-week winter break. The bad news was that the Chieftains could generate those shots in the first place and that they had little trouble rebounding the ball time and time again and putting it back up until they finally got one to fall.
Bah, humbug!
De Soto again foul heavy in bruising second loss to Tonganoxie
December 21, 2006
De Soto coach Jim Bonar knew things weren’t going well Tuesday when even he picked up a foul. Things weren’t going well when De Soto’s leading scorer, Andre Linzy, picked up his fourth foul 52 seconds into the third quarter, and they weren’t going well when he fouled out with six minutes remaining in the fourth.
Moore: No NCLB renewal without promised funding
December 21, 2006
According to federal “No Child Left Behind” legislation, every subcategory of students must have a certain percentage meet the standard. If one subcategory doesn’t make it, the entire school building and the entire district don’t make AYP.
Stepping up: Child’s kindergarten experience schooled LTMS mother in volunteering
December 21, 2006
Teresa Smith doesn’t think she’s deserving of volunteer recognition amidst other dedicated parents. Her son’s principal knows better. “Teresa Smith has been actively involved in Lexington Trails Middle School PAWS for years,” said LTMS Principal Mark Schmidt. “She is very deserving of recognition.”
Visitor finds students same on both sides of equator
December 21, 2006
Just 21 years old and in her last year of college at Universidad Catolica Senora de Nuestra la Asoncion, Belen Fusillo has already racked up considerable experience in teaching.
Young artists showcased
December 21, 2006
Sam Wilcox was running out of time for an art assignment last year when he designed his award-winning piece. “Somebody else was making head (sculptures), so I thought I’d give it a try,” the De Soto High School senior said. His try earned him a first-place award from the 10th annual High School Visual Arts Competition, sponsored by the Merriam Parks and Recreation.
Campus express to start in January
December 21, 2006
A one-time proposed pilot program that would have provided bus service between Lawrence and Johnson County has “morphed” into a service that focuses on college campuses.
Agape circle meeting
December 21, 2006
Starside principal says no repeat of AYP
December 21, 2006
Although Starside Elementary School failed to meet adequate yearly progress on assessment scores released earlier this year, the district’s teachers and administrators don’t doubt the quality of education offered at the school.
West Bottoms park could go fast tracked
December 21, 2006
De Soto City Administrator Pat Guilfoyle is proposing the city develop a plan to convert property near the new boat ramp into a park as a way to enhance the chances of obtaining grant funding for that project. Guilfoyle said the city has identified a possible source of grant funding to help develop the park. The city purchased the 36 acres three years ago for $60,000. As of now, the only improvement to the property is the boat ramp to the Kansas River completed last summer.
Answers needed from district
December 21, 2006
Birth: Tyler Preston James
December 21, 2006
Newspaper public notices still vital in Internet age
December 21, 2006
I’m from the government, and I’m here to help you.” Ever heard that one? Of course you have. We hear it often as elected and appointed officials alike tell us they have a better idea about how to deliver governmental services to the citizens of our state and nation.
Kline should leave DA’s office much as he finds it
December 21, 2006
Phill Kline has been loaned the keys to the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office for two years. That is the only way to realistically evaluate Kline’s selection last week by a caucus of county Republican precinct leaders to succeed the man who five weeks earlier easily ended his bid to be re-elected Kansas attorney general.
Anniversary: Conrad
December 21, 2006
Obituary: Archie E. Goodger
December 21, 2006
Obituary: Paul “Pete” Harnar
December 21, 2006
Obituary: Alberta “Bell” Gabriel
December 21, 2006
Calendars on sale
December 21, 2006
Scholarship awarded
December 21, 2006
Neighbors
December 21, 2006
New county public works, transit directors named
December 21, 2006
Divining the Christmas lists of pets
December 21, 2006