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De Soto City Council
September 21, 2006
Sunflower plan picnic scheduled
September 21, 2006
The annual Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant picnic dinner for all former employees and families will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in building number 21 north at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper Street, Lawrence. The doors open at noon.
Seminary offers ways to fulfill spiritual need
September 21, 2006
Exploring the past/De Soto history
September 21, 2006
Neighbors
September 21, 2006
Sesquicentennial sponsors sought
September 21, 2006
The De Soto Sesquicentennial Celebration Committee is offering sponsorship opportunities for the community’s planned yearlong 150th birthday.
Parents’ night out
September 21, 2006
Victory Place Church provides Parents Night Out from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at the De Soto Senior Center, 32905 W. 84th St.
Fashion show set
September 21, 2006
The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas, Inc. will present “Travel the World with the American Girls” fashion show at 11 a.m., and 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Rockhurst High School, 9301 State Line Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Candidate forum
September 21, 2006
The Johnson County Public Policy Council will have a breakfast and forum from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Ritz Charles, 9000 W. 137th St., Overland Park.
Baptist yard sale
September 21, 2006
Maintenance bill coming due at state’s regent schools
September 21, 2006
In 1999, most Kansas lawmakers couldn’t vote fast enough to increase taxes and sink the state in debt to fund a $13 billion, 10-year highway plan.
Transit rides available in De Soto
September 21, 2006
The city of De Soto, Johnson County Transit and the Mr. Goodcents Foundation for Senior Citizen Independence have worked together to bring a new transit service to De Soto residents.
Mize kindergarten numbers spur adjustments
September 21, 2006
When it comes to exploratory classes, Mize Elementary School teacher Elly Geyer is literally doing it all.
Empty-headed walks enjoyed by man and dog
September 21, 2006
Take distict offer to learn, question latest bond issue
September 21, 2006
Johnson County to make drug discount cards available
September 21, 2006
Johnson County is launching a discount card program that offers to help citizens savings when purchasing prescription drugs.
District prepared for higher reading performance standards
September 21, 2006
Huddled together in small groups, it was the principals, not the students, who gathered for a study group at Monday’s De Soto USD 232 School Board meeting.
Johnson County alums support Kansas State
September 21, 2006
Kansas State University alumni and friends from Johnson County made 8,494 contributions totaling $2,790,882.98 to the KSU Foundation during the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Johnson County Nutrition Program
September 21, 2006
Cereal moms
September 21, 2006
AA meetings set for Wednesdays
September 21, 2006
DHS tennis
September 21, 2006
DHS Volleyball
September 21, 2006
Turnovers again key as De Soto improves to 3-0
Huge game against Louisburg awaits Friday
September 21, 2006
Once, twice and now three times turnovers have made the difference for the De Soto Wildcats. The Cats, 3-0, celebrated homecoming Friday by defeating Anderson County, 21-7. Junior quarterback Jake Morse ran for a touchdown and threw for another, and running back Dustin Ester crashed in for the final score as the Cats turned a number of Bulldog mistakes into points.
Leading the way
Team competition spurring McNamara’s success
September 21, 2006
Tanner McNamara has led the De Soto boys cross country team to this point in the season, but watch one of the team’s practices and one might wonder who’s pushing who. McNamara — the only Cat to earn a medal in last year’s boys Class 4A state cross country meet — tries, pushes and sweats like a champion.
Boys, girls sweep at Bonner Springs
September 21, 2006
The De Soto cross country team spent the first two weeks of the season bashing heads with traditional Frontier League rivals. When they finally got a little space thanks to a Sept. 13 race in Bonner Springs, they took advantage, and now it’s back to the grindstone. The Wildcats return to the course Thursday in Tonganoxie after both the boys and the girls teams dominated at Bonner Springs.
Offense can’t keep up against Baldwin
September 21, 2006
De Soto soccer players and fans had to be excited to see some offensive fireworks following a 7-0 loss to Kansas City Christian. That the explosion wasn’t limited to the Wildcats left them all with the same empty feeling, however. De Soto scored four goals, but it wasn’t enough as the Cats fell Tuesday to Baldwin, 5-4.
Heinens take over De Soto Feed and Garden
September 21, 2006
Fate seemed to be winking at Karen Heinen’s purchase of what was De Soto Feed and Grain. Bob and Karen Heinen signed the papers Friday for the newly renamed De Soto Feed and Garden, taking ownership from her longtime boss Jim Carpenter.
LTMS students gain access to Web tutors
September 21, 2006
Students at Lexington Trails Middle School may soon be lining up to get library cards. A new program, Homework Kansas, is offering free online tutoring — in English and Spanish — to any student with a Kansas library card.
Grad school
DHS alum returns as teacher
September 21, 2006
Amanda Leach has to get used to the idea of calling her teachers by their first names. Just five years ago, she was walking the halls of De Soto High School as a student. Now, she’s come back to teach communication arts at her alma mater.
Chamber to present barnful of blues
September 21, 2006
Even those who eat their fill won’t stay seated at Saturday’s Chamber of Commerce Blues and Barbecue, one of the event’s performers promises.
Salvation best bribe
September 21, 2006
Agendas
September 21, 2006