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Obituary — Floyd E. Yeager
1922-2006
October 19, 2006
Exploring the Past/De Soto History
October 19, 2006
Neighbors-Dorothy Nalley
October 19, 2006
Advance voting starts in Johnson County
October 19, 2006
Oct. 23 is the last day to register for the Nov. 7 general election.
Haunted Carnival
October 19, 2006
Library activities
October 19, 2006
Donations sought
October 19, 2006
PSU Homecoming candidates in final stretch
October 19, 2006
Chili challenge
October 19, 2006
The De Soto Rotary Club will have a chili challenge Oct. 28 at Zimmerman’s Kill Creek Farm to benefit Libby Stone, a De Soto resident in need of a liver transplant.
Mural identified
October 19, 2006
Pet Talk/Matt VanderVelde
October 19, 2006
In years past, conditioning the hunting dog has been discussed in detail. This is a very important topic of which many of us take for granted.
Mail call: Brown qualified
October 19, 2006
Voters changed state board
October 19, 2006
Community responds to one of its own
October 19, 2006
About six weeks ago the family of Alan and Robin Stone reached out for community support to help with their 20-year-old daughter Libby Stone’s needed liver transplant.
Sponsorships needed
October 19, 2006
DHS bands to perform
October 19, 2006
Harold C. Seele
October 19, 2006
Team turns on power in tough quad
October 19, 2006
The De Soto volleyball team struggled and lost the first two matches of Tuesday’s Santa Fe Trail quadrangular to a hail of rocket-quick kills. The Cats only managed to turn the night around and win the final match when they rolled in some firepower of their own.
Paul Burns
October 19, 2006
Cats overcome drizzle for 1-0 win
October 19, 2006
It wasn’t as cold as the calendar would indicate, but a consistent drizzle that seemed to ever be on the verge of legitimate rainfall threatened to make the De Soto soccer team’s Senior Night miserable. It was a junior, however, that ensured both that the seniors would go out the right way and that wet socks and soggy blue jeans wouldn’t make for a dismal evening.
De Soto pair place second at state tennis
October 19, 2006
The doubles team of Hana Lindbloom and Rebekah Gulley claimed before the season that 2006 would be a success if they improved on their 2005 Class 4A state third-place finish. To their credit, both were still able to summon that sentiment Saturday, even after losing their final match of the season.
Cats ready for Eudora
October 19, 2006
Turnovers have for the most part been kind to the De Soto football team this year, and in the end, they were kind to the Cats Friday night.
Oh so close: Cats look ahead to Round 2
October 19, 2006
It’s hard to come much closer, and the De Soto cross country team doesn’t plan to try. The girls team finished second at the Frontier League cross country meet by two points and the boys came in second, losing by 14 points.
Missouri recognizes De Soto vet after 50 years
October 19, 2006
Getting two patriotic service awards and a medal doesn’t faze Herb Wood. But getting an honorary certificate for his late wife, Barbara, brings tears to his eyes.
Pro-bond group becoming active
October 19, 2006
Peg Newton is one De Soto mom who plans to make sure the USD 232 bond issue will pass.
Lexington Trails to have blood drive
October 19, 2006
Revised downtown revitalization plan warmly received
October 19, 2006
Loya Beery came away from Tuesday evening’s update on downtown revitalization feeling positive about the direction the planning effort was moving.
Lesson learned: USD 232 hedges against inflation
October 19, 2006
Although construction costs for schools vary across Johnson County, school administrators agree there’s one thing all growing districts have to cope with — inflation.
Milking the moment
Rural De Soto goat dairy to add milking parlor, cheese plant
October 19, 2006
Her garden-shed sized milking parlor temporarily empty Sunday afternoon, Kathy Landers calls out for the next four goats. “Lila. Come Lila,” she shouts, explaining that goats, like dogs, know their names and respond when called. “Goats are the cats of the livestock world. They are that animal that straddles the line of livestock and pet. They make lovely pets, but they are livestock.”
Homeschool Robotics
October 19, 2006
Fifteen-year-old Caity Midyett and her brother Trenton have only been living in the area for four months, but already the two home-schooled students have made dozens of friends.
Mail call: Voters changed state board
October 19, 2006