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City Council’s action restricting businesses worth the attempt
July 19, 2007
Restricting businesses proves worthwhile.
Summer chore
July 19, 2007
Eudora’s Horsethief Run draws large field
July 19, 2007
Runners relax at Horsethief Run.
Victories carried on the wings of man’s pigeons
July 19, 2007
John “Doc” McLean is well known as a homing pigeon expert.
Through the Pages
July 19, 2007
City of Bones by Michael Connelly
Music camp
July 19, 2007
De Soto High School student Ry Patton and Lexington Trails Middle School students Zachary Stephens and Philip Kaul were three of the more than 380 junior high and high school students from Kansas and 16 other states who attended one of four Midwestern Music Camps at Kansas University this summer.
Multi-service center to make school supplies available
July 19, 2007
Families in the De Soto School District who can’t afford school supplies have a chance to get some help.
Mail Call: Pope is wrong
July 19, 2007
The pope’s infallibility leaves room for questions.
City revenue numbers exceed expectations
July 19, 2007
De Soto City Administrator Pat Guilfoyle acknowledges the revenue side of De Soto’s budget looks good.
New board president emphasizes teamwork
July 19, 2007
School Board members unanimously voted for Janine Gracy as the president of the 2007-08 school board.
USD 232 mill levy increase proposed with new schools
July 19, 2007
The property tax rate in the De Soto School District likely will increase this fiscal year with the opening of two new schools.
L.A. Law couple’s book signing draws large crowd downtown
July 19, 2007
Michael Tucker and his wife, Jill Eikenberry, both former stars of the 1980s hit television show “L.A. Law,” were at Round Trip Imports signing Tucker’s latest book “Living in a Foreign Language: A Memoir of Food, Wine and Love in Italy.”
Artwork wanted
July 19, 2007
The De Soto Sesquicentennial Art Exhibition Committee is seeking two-dimensional Artwork for the juried art show “Finding a Sense of Place.”
Chamber director Ritter completes management institute instruction
July 19, 2007
De Soto Chamber of Commerce executive director Sara Ritter recently completed the Institute for Organization Management.
Ireland named to All-State Band
July 19, 2007
De Soto High School student Scott Ireland was selected to participate in the 24th Annual Kansas Masonic All-State High School Marching Band Camp from July 24 to 28 at Fort Hays State University.
County to build ‘hardened’ communications center in Olathe
July 19, 2007
The Johnson County Commission acting as the Johnson County Public Building Commission approved a contract earlier this month, with McCownGordon Construction to build the new County Communications Center in Olathe.
District to contract agency for substitute teachers
July 19, 2007
The De Soto School District is changing the way it hires substitute teachers.
Gulley among sheep show winners
July 19, 2007
Several area students were honored at the Douglas County 4-H/FFA Spring Sheep Show June 17 in Lawrence.
Blood drive
July 19, 2007
As part of an Eagle Scout project for De Soto Troop 18 Scout Joe O’Neill, a blood drive will take part from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Johnson County Nutrition Menu
July 19, 2007
Menu for July 20-27.
Obituary: Doris Linscott
July 19, 2007
Obituary: Della Aguilar
July 19, 2007
Engagement: Leach-Sweet
July 19, 2007
Garage sale to benefit cancer fund
July 19, 2007
A benefit garage sale will take place from 7 a.m. to dark Friday and Saturday at Zimmerman’s Kill Creek Farm.
Resident to celebrate 90th birthday
July 19, 2007
Leon Coker will be celebrating his 90th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. July 29 at his home, 32505 W. 83rd De Soto.
Sesquicentennial meeting scheduled
July 19, 2007
The next sesquicentennial community meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. July 25 at De Soto City Hall, W. 32905 W. 84th St.
History books available
July 19, 2007
There are still copies of the book “A Historical View of De Soto, Kansas 1857-2000” available.
School supplies available
July 19, 2007
Families in the De Soto School District who can’t afford school supplies have a chance to get some help.
Library news
July 19, 2007
De Soto library announcements
School calendar
July 19, 2007
De Soto school datebook
Market open for season
July 19, 2007
The Fresh Promises Farmers’ Market will be open from 5 to 7 p.m. each Wednesday through September at Zimmerman’s Kill Creek Farm, 9210 Kill Creek Road, De Soto.
Bilingual Bible study
July 19, 2007
Faith Builders Church is offering a bilingual women’s Bible study.
Eudora brothers bred to speed
July 19, 2007
Keim Racing making a name for itself.
Dream job
July 19, 2007
Childhood friendship continues at Oak Country Golf.
Farmer’s market jumpstarts 2nd season at Kill Creek Farm
July 19, 2007
Kill Creek farmer’s market focused on local farmers.
Pro-bond group starts activities with mail-in ballots due to be posted next month
July 19, 2007
Supporters of the upcoming school bond referendums met July 11 to learn more about the issues and to brainstorm ways of campaigning for them.
Early start to ‘critical’ 9th district race
July 19, 2007
With two candidates announced for the Kansas 9th District Senate race 10 months before the candidate-filing deadline and 16 months prior to the general election, it’s clear a battle is brewing.
Neighbors
July 19, 2007
News and notes from Dorothy Nalley.
Pet Talk
July 19, 2007
Reflecting on a cherished pet’s life.
New bioscience head notes need for research
July 19, 2007
Making Kansas a leader in the bioscience industry will take more than programs to attract new companies to the state, the president of the state’s top bioscience organization told a Lawrence crowd Monday.
Exploring the past/De Soto history
July 19, 2007
A look back at De Soto history.
Brush pile open
July 19, 2007
The city of De Soto brush pile is now open.