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It’s win and in for gridiron Cats
October 26, 2006
As is usually the case, the district tiebreaker formula for the De Soto Wildcats to advance to post-season play is complicated, but a lengthy analysis of tiebreakers, points scored and the phase of the moon revels one thing, De Soto coach Brad Scott said. With one game to go, it’s win and in.
De Soto is chasing history at the state meet
Girls first, boys second at regional, but state dreams await
October 26, 2006
Both De Soto’s boys team and its girls team hope to claim state titles Saturday — a feat not because it hasn’t been done, but because that’s been Baldwin’s gig for as long as most can remember.
Limo lunch
October 26, 2006
District system broken
October 26, 2006
Mail Call: District needs efficiency
October 26, 2006
Mail call: Proposed bond answers needs
October 26, 2006
Awareness grows to east of district’s tax base needs
October 26, 2006
No matter what view residents of De Soto USD 232 take of the current bond proposal, there can be no argument more classrooms are now needed and more will be in the future. Therefore, it is encouraging to find that the district non-residential tax base is accounting for a greater percentage of the district’s assessed valuation.
Championing companionship
October 26, 2006
Thinking the widow of two years needed to get out more, Maxine Klamm’s neighbor Elvina Kroemer urged her to apply to be the director of the De Soto Senior Center.
DHS students named honor scholars
October 26, 2006
Willow Springs FCE
October 26, 2006
Musical tickets on sale
October 26, 2006
Neighbors
October 26, 2006
Exploring the Past/De Soto History
October 26, 2006
Mail Call: Congressional support pledged
October 26, 2006
It all clicks as Cats upset Spring Hill, then it all ends against Eudora
October 26, 2006
The De Soto girls volleyball team didn’t end the season the way it wanted — who does, besides the state champion? But by putting together a run in Saturday’s sub-state tournament, the team ensured it would walk away with a smile. The Wildcats upset tournament host Spring Hill in two games and advanced to the sub-state semi-finals for the second-straight year. The Cats lost to eventual-champion Eudora, however, ending the season.
Basehor up next for De Soto
October 26, 2006
Laughter: truly the best medicine for a soccer team on the fritz. Maybe that’s not exactly how the saying goes, but a little fun and a lot of laughter could go a long way, De Soto coach Darren Erpelding said. His Wildcats beat Maur Hill 4-0 in the opening round of the Class 4A regional tournament and they had fun doing it.
Multi-Service Center seeks help, donations
October 26, 2006
Fundraiser set
October 26, 2006
SFAAP Board to meet
October 26, 2006
Chili challenge
October 26, 2006
Card shower requested
October 26, 2006
Haunted Carnival
October 26, 2006
Floyd E. Yeager
October 26, 2006
Thomas C. Elmer
October 26, 2006
Community calendar
October 26, 2006
Kill Creek Farm dessert contest to benefit Libby Stone
October 26, 2006
Zimmerman’s Kill Creek Farm with have a pumpkin dessert contest Saturday to benefit Libby Stone, who is in need of a liver transplant.
Speed limits lowered in Oak Country
October 26, 2006
The De Soto City Council agreed to place a four-way stop sign on 91st Street and Scott Drive in Oak Country estates as a way to improve the safety situation on the street with the start of construction of a 24-home addition to the south.
Council makes Prim Rose Drive concession, sets deadline
October 26, 2006
De Soto City Council members agreed last Thursday to further concession to a local developer but indicated they expect action in return.
Hazel F. Schafer
October 26, 2006
Possible drug testing draws mixed reviews
October 26, 2006
At De Soto High School, it’s still uncertain whether drug testing of students will take effect.
Tax base expanding; more work needed
October 26, 2006
The assessed valuation of commercial and industrial property in USD 232 increased significantly in the last 10 years, and area economic development professionals promise that is just the start in a district under constant pressure to add more classrooms.
Education, immigration flash points in House race
October 26, 2006
In challenger Diane Bryant’s view, education funding is the key issue in the 38th District Kansas House race. That’s true in eastern parts of the district, first-term incumbent Rep. Anthony Brown said. But the Eudora Republican said as he went west in his door-to-door campaign other issues appeared in his race against retired school librarian Diane Bryant.
Halloween party
October 26, 2006
DHS band, color guard earn top ratings
October 26, 2006
New schools on schedule to open fall 2007
October 26, 2006
Students in De Soto USD 232 schools will be get the chance to suggest a name for the new 71st Street Elementary school this week.
Council acts to get traffic signal installed
October 26, 2006
The De Soto City Council took another step toward creating a benefit district to help finance a traffic signal at Lexington Avenue and Commerce Drive.