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De Soto schools release second-quarter honor rolls
January 26, 2006
De Soto High School and Lexington Trails Middle School honor rolls
Neighbors
January 26, 2006
Tractor safety course
January 26, 2006
Library news
January 26, 2006
Willow Springs FCE
January 26, 2006
Confirmation candidates
January 26, 2006
Water polo offered
January 26, 2006
Softball players needed
January 26, 2006
Karnitz qualifies
January 26, 2006
Help needed for sesquicentennial
January 26, 2006
Recycling bin moved
January 26, 2006
Fund-raiser planned
January 26, 2006
Starside wants all-day dads
January 26, 2006
Dads of Starside Elementary School students will soon be seen walking to school along with their children.
Brown supports STAR bonds’ use
January 26, 2006
Rep. Anthony Brown, R- Eudora, Friday discussed the STAR bonds, which will be used to help finance the new Schlitterbahn Vacation Village in Wyandotte County.
KDOT approves traffic signal on Lexington, Commerce Drive
January 26, 2006
With another accident at the intersection recorded last week and word that the Kansas Department of Transportation has given its blessing, the De Soto City Council agreed to hire an engineering firm to design a traffic signal for the Lexington Avenue/Commerce Lane intersection.
Punchless Cats stumble in ugly second half
January 26, 2006
The up side — and an up side wasn’t exactly easy to find following Monday’s game — is that it doesn’t appear to be a trend. De Soto coach Dwight Spencer said he’d never seen his team play so bad, and he was confident they wouldn’t explore such depths again any time soon. “That’s the worse performance they’ve had,” he said. “I know they won’t accept it. They are too driven to accept that performance.”
Sophomore’s big weekend just in time
January 26, 2006
It seem the distance between De Soto’s starting varsity line up and the junior varsity teamwould would be sizeable. Not so for Wildcat sophomore Erik Hill.
Wrestling a life-long passion for De Soto leaders
January 26, 2006
De Soto wrestling coach Matt Jones made no illusion as to his sport’s grandeur. He knows most of America grew up playing T-ball and kid pitch. He knows the NFL is the nation’s most popular professional sports league and that high school football still remains the king of prep sports. “Wrestling is a minor sport,” he said. “I know and they know it, but when they have a big crowd come out, they love being cheered for. It’s like any other sport.”
Pet Talk
Treasure rediscovered mending pasture fence
January 26, 2006
Wow, this winter continues to tease us with an abundance of relatively nice days. My wife and I have taken advantage of these days, especially those we are not working, to be enjoying the outdoors.
Welcome needs to be extended as DHS changes
January 26, 2006
Last week, the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education decided a third district high school would not be part of a bond issue that will probably go before voters in November. In doing so, the board agreed to expand the size of De Soto High School to 1,000 student capacity and Mill Valley High School to 1,200 or 1,250.
Seat-of-the-pants workout
Chair exercise program helps keep Senior Center regulars fit and limber
January 26, 2006
Mondays and Wednesdays at 12:45 p.m. are filled with camaraderie, fun, jokes and even a little bit of exercise for some De Soto residents.
Randall J. Kearney
1967-2006
January 26, 2006
De Soto High School actors get winter thaw
January 26, 2006
Ben Bartlett wants to give his students an extra opportunity to be onstage. This Thursday and Friday, De Soto High School students will perform their first winter play.
Ambulatory anatomy
State’s ‘Body Walk’ display visits Starside
January 26, 2006
Indifferent to the threat of being swallowed, about 10 students from Starside Elementary School sat on teeth Friday, using a rope as dental floss.
Task force explores bus service for city
Ridership survey to be sent out this week
January 26, 2006
Diana Zwahlen has seen the frustration that comes when the convenience of hopping in a car to run daily errands is removed.
Delivery man
Pizza Hut’s Scheibler comes through for Chamber
January 26, 2006
As Steve Scheibler talked during the mid-afternoon lull at the De Soto Pizza Hut, his eyes kept wandering to two customers in the far corner.
Book discussions
January 26, 2006
Exploring the past
January 26, 2006