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Writing contest
January 18, 2007
Kansas writers are invited to submit entries to a writing contest sponsored by District 2, Kansas Authors Club. The contest will close March 15.
New Kansas maps available
January 18, 2007
Whether it’s the scenic Flint Hills, towns filled with Old West fun, metropolitan areas packed with activities or the many other unique places across the state, the new 2007-2008 Official State Transportation Map will help residents discover Kansas.
DHS grad nets soccer honors
January 18, 2007
De Soto High School graduate Julie Beck was recently honored as a first-team All-American by the National Coaches Soccer Association of America and National Christian Conference Athletic Association.
DHS games rescheduled
January 18, 2007
Biblical Scholars’ Bowl
January 18, 2007
The youth group at De Soto United Methodist Church will have its third annual Biblical Scholars’ Bowl Jan. 28.
Exploring the past
January 18, 2007
Lexington Trails Middle School honor roll
January 18, 2007
De Soto High School honor roll
January 18, 2007
Traffic safety mostly personal responsibility
January 18, 2007
A citizen’s panel appointed by the Gov. Kathleen Sebelius a year ago released a report Tuesday of recommendations to increase traffic safety in Kansas. The panel, called Driving Force, made 28 recommendations in 11 areas of studied — from better statewide trauma care and emergency medical services to how to address problems associated with teen and senior drivers.
Ribbon cutting
January 18, 2007
Recycling bin
January 18, 2007
Sesquicentennial get-together
January 18, 2007
Pelkey receives nomination to academy
January 18, 2007
William Pelkey, De Soto, was nominated by Congressman Dennis Moore, D-Kansas, to attend a U.S. Military Service Academy.
Johnson County Nutrition Menu
January 18, 2007
Birth: Carter, Cameron and Cora Stephens
January 18, 2007
Obituary: Alice B. Frye
1912-2007
January 18, 2007
Exhibit highlights JoCo products
January 18, 2007
Locally made products and inventions are the subject of the Johnson County Museum’s latest exhibit “Made in Johnson County.” The exhibit, which runs at the Museum of History from Jan. 27 through Aug. 12, presents the major enterprises in Johnson County from the 1850s to the modern day.
Senior center news
January 18, 2007
Sponsors needed
January 18, 2007
The De Soto Relay For Life committee is seeking sponsors for an upcoming fund-raising event.
Pet talk
January 18, 2007
On Sunday, my son and I were taking a break from the Kansas University-South Carolina game and decided to run to the nearby mall for a Kansas State shirt. We were in Leawood at my in-laws and had that luxury.
City CIP process moving forward
January 18, 2007
De Soto city department heads had no problem developing a list of projects to be considered for the city’s next five-year capital improvement project list.
Chamber dinner to be magical
January 18, 2007
The De Soto Chamber of Commerce will bring a little magic to the city Saturday.
Race assured for USD 232 board position
January 18, 2007
There will be at least one race for the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education with the filing last week of De Soto resident Tim Blankenship for Position 1. Position 1 is comprised of De Soto and Lexington Township and is currently represented by Rick Walker, who has filed for re-election.
Council slate grows by two
January 18, 2007
Two more candidates have filed for the De Soto City Council with less than a week remaining before the filing deadline for the April election. Incumbent Betty Cannon, who had said she was leaning toward seeking another term, made it official in the last week. She was joined by Ron Crow Jr., who has run four times in the past for a council seat.
Through the pages
January 18, 2007
Engineered Air mulls growth options
January 18, 2007
With the demand for Engineered Air’s production outgrowing its De Soto production plant, planning for expansion is under way.
LTMS principal promoted to HR post
January 18, 2007
It isn’t without misgivings that Mark Schmidt anticipates his promotion to De Soto USD 232 human resource director.
Cats hope meet can springboard team
January 18, 2007
It’s not just a convenience, an advantage or an expected fun night. It’s an opportunity that the program can’t afford to miss, De Soto wrestling coach Matt Jones said.
Quiet Riot
January 18, 2007
The nonchalant demeanor is almost enough to make one wonder whether or not it’s the same kid. Andre Linzy stands unassumingly in a hallway at De Soto High School. Basketball practice has been over for five minutes, and only a few beads of sweat remain. He’s a very average 6-foot-1, and though his arms ripple compared to many of the other kids in his class, he’s neither big nor thick.
Freshmen a welcome addition to Cat squad
January 18, 2007
De Soto girls basketball coach Dwight Spencer said you can always expect some freshmen to help, and this season he anticipated one. Even he didn’t figure on getting help from two different freshmen this season, however. Tami Crow and Kelsey Fisher have both played major roles in De Soto’s season, and Spencer said the help is more than welcome.
Go-kits key to personal emergency planning
January 18, 2007
Surely you have a plan. Let’s see, you have a will, a power of attorney, a plan for the next year — something like: “I’m going to lose weight;” “I’m going to spend more time doing what I want to;” “I will exercise,” … that type of plan.
And babies make six
De Soto family doubles in size with arrival of triplets
January 18, 2007
After suffering seven miscarriages, Chris and Kim Stephens got a one-in-a-hundred brith. The couple’s triplets , Cora Sue, Cameron Ray and Carter Lee — two girls and a boy — were born Nov. 27, 2006, after the couple tried once again have a child through in vitro fertilzation. The process worked spectatularly when both the implanted eggs fertilized and one divided.
Grant to introduce students to engineering
January 18, 2007
The word “yaw” may be jargon to anyone outside the aircraft industry, but next year De Soto USD 232 middle school students will know what it means.
Neighbors
January 18, 2007