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Joshua K. Uhlig
1984-2006
March 23, 2006
New coach has seasoned tennis talent
March 23, 2006
The 2006 De Soto boys tennis team will have the feel of both the new and the familiar as they get set to get the new season under way. First year coach Michael Sullivan, who was a five-year assistant under retired coach Doug Opdycke, takes over a Wildcat team with plenty of returning muster and plenty of new faces to energize the ranks.
Montague named to park board
March 23, 2006
Relay golf tournament April 22
March 23, 2006
Four major events planned for sesquicentennial
Volunteers still needed for De Soto’s 150th anniversary celebration
March 23, 2006
For De Soto City Clerk Lana McPherson, the process of planning the city’s sesquicentennial celebration is much like that an artist takes with a picture — start with the broad design and then fill in the details.
Sunflower cleanup to resume this spring
March 23, 2006
Area residents familiar with past environmental remediation efforts at the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant won’t see anything different when the cleanup resumes later this spring except its pace, the man who is heading up the cleanup effort for the plant’s new owners said.
Council OKs Cinco funding
March 23, 2006
After a one-year absence, the De Soto Cinco de Mayo Celebration will return to the De Soto Community Center this year.
Mail call
March 23, 2006
Cinco provides opportunity to bridge cultures
March 23, 2006
Two weeks ago, a spokesman for the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office called this newspaper asking for help in defusing a worrisome situation. The problem was recent friction between groups of young Hispanic and those of the same age of the community’s traditional population.
District may be forced to change sex ed policy
March 23, 2006
Sex education could change in state schools if the Kansas State School Board can decide on new curriculum. Last week, actions taken by the Kansas Legislature and state board would allow them to change the way schools teach about sex by changing the parental permission procedure and requiring abstinence-only education.
Sharp makes point to share love of nature
DHS biology instructor one of two recognized as teacher of the year
March 23, 2006
De Soto High School biological science teacher Scott Sharp has an expanded view of the classroom. Sharp teaches general biology, Kansas natural history and anatomy and physiology. He decided to begin teaching science after taking a course called “student naturalist” from Steve Case at Olathe East High School.
Medicare Part D used to attempt scams
March 23, 2006
Johnson County Museum
March 23, 2006
Extension office plans move
March 23, 2006
De Soto program in need of volunteers
March 23, 2006
Internet danger workshop
March 23, 2006
Recycling bin
March 23, 2006
Paper drive set
March 23, 2006
SFAAP board to meet
March 23, 2006
LTMS students share skills
Breakfast bridges generations
March 23, 2006
DHS students receive journalism awards
March 23, 2006
DeMaranville-Lewis
March 23, 2006
Walter J. Sneegas
1929-2006
March 23, 2006
Jessie Ellen Bisel
1912-2006
March 23, 2006
Willow Springs FCE
March 23, 2006
Orr to be guest speaker
March 23, 2006
Neighbors
March 23, 2006
Military news
Faust completes basic training
March 23, 2006
Marine Corps Pvt. Matthew T. Faust, son of Maryanna Faust, Lenexa, and James Brigmen, De Soto, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Calif., designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
Exploring the past
March 23, 2006
Bingo night planned
March 23, 2006
Kindergarten information meetings
March 23, 2006
Cats to count on pitching
March 23, 2006
If a softball coach could choose one segment of the team to be blessed with experience, it would have to be pitcher. In that, De Soto coach Kelly Dennis said the Wildcats were lucky.
Maps spark discussion
March 23, 2006
Nearly two hours into Tuesday’s public hearing on the city of De Soto’s west-side land-use planning, city planning coordinator Kim Gordanier broke up an “interesting” discussion between two men to make her closing remarks.
Looking ahead
Coach thinking team improvement not last year’s success
March 23, 2006
Losing the Frontier League title the last day of the regular season a year ago, it wouldn’t seem to take much imagination to decipher the De Soto baseball team’s primary goal in 2006.
Soccer set for sophomore season
March 23, 2006
Life’s a little different for the De Soto girls soccer program, now entering its second season. And while coach Darren Erpelding said the glow that accompanied the brand new program through its inaugural season may be gone, the heart and the core is not, and he expects big things from the players that have returned.
Commerce Park office complex planned
March 23, 2006
A planned development in Corridor 10 Commerce Park would greatly expand office space in De Soto.
House acts on concealed carry, tax
March 23, 2006