Archive for Thursday, March 2, 2006

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The Fly Route
March 2, 2006
Preschool program taking applications
March 2, 2006
Citizens Academy offered
March 2, 2006
Willow Springs FCE
March 2, 2006
Mail call
March 2, 2006
The story about Tanner Zerr (Feb. 23, 2006) highlighted the tragic shortage of human organs for transplant operations.
Legislators stall sunshine bill
March 2, 2006
The Kansas House of Representatives showed us this past week just what effect an election year can have on the conduct of public business.
Andrew J. Markwart
1962-2006
March 2, 2006
Parks and Recreation preps for busy spring
March 2, 2006
Jay Garvin is about to get help just as his De Soto Parks and Recreation Department ramps up for a busy spring.
Thieves strike Asbells
March 2, 2006
A reward is being offered for the return of a four-wheel drive vehicle stolen last month from the barn of JD and Candace Asbell.
Westar starts tree-trimming effort
March 2, 2006
Tree trimming crews will be a common sight in De Soto for the next three months as Westar Energy makes a major effort to trim tree limbs from near its power lines.
Three quarters doom Cats
March 2, 2006
De Soto fell to Bonner Springs at home in the first round of the sub-state tournament, 62-51, officially ending the Cats’ season.
Teens warned to be Web savvy
March 2, 2006
Although she may think no one knows her name, it’s easy to find the real identity of the Lexington Trails Middle School student who writes on her Web blog about her breasts being too large. Sgt. Mike Phannenstiel with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department said online predators are increasingly targeting kids’ blog sites to find their next victim.
Mild winter helps with bottom line
Increased fire hazard downside of weather
March 2, 2006
With less than a month before the official start of spring, the mild winter has been good for the bottom line of individuals, businesses and taxpayers.
Active Blankenship lives citizenship
March 2, 2006
For Jessica Blankenship, being a good citizen is just part of being a teenager. The De Soto High School senior was awarded the Good Citizenship award this year from the Daughters of the American Revolution.
City starts planning for west-side growth
March 2, 2006
Although Janet Stevenson has heard the right things so far concerning the city of De Soto’s future land use planning for western growth, she remains concerned.
Dozier named business woman of the year
March 2, 2006
Two De Soto spellers compete in county bee
March 2, 2006
Tommy Strauser knows county spelling bees can be difficult. The Lexington Trails Middle School seventh-grader went to his second Johnson County bee Saturday at Gardner Edgerton High School and made it to the championship round before being eliminated.
At last!
Commanding run through bracket nets Erisman elusive state championship
March 2, 2006
SALINA — Neil Erisman waited four years and it all took a moment to sink in. When the whistle at last brought an end to his four-year quest for a state title, Erisman let go of his opponent and climbed to one knee. He held one hand down to steady himself, bowed his head and slowly raised his right hand into the air, letting the crowd at Salina’s Bicentennial know, at long last, he was No. 1.
Bingo night
March 2, 2006
Rally Cats fall short
March 2, 2006
The comeback was impressive and taking the lead was amazing, but the De Soto boys basketball team couldn’t convert either bouncing back from a 20-7 first-quarter deficit or taking its first lead midway through the fourth quarter into a win. The Wildcats saw their effort wasted and their season ended in a 55-46 loss at Bonner Springs in the first round of the sub-state tournament.
Neighbors
March 2, 2006
District’s work just starting for bond issue
March 2, 2006
Last week, the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education wrapped up discussion that started with the seating of new board members last July with the unanimous approval of a $105.7 million bond issue.
Jordan released from hospital after wreck
March 2, 2006