Archive for Thursday, June 28, 2007

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The blooming of June
June 28, 2007
Going native
June 28, 2007
Area training center caters to high school athletes
June 28, 2007
Scott Moody isn’t afraid to show off his best athletes. Ask the founder and CEO of Overland Park’s Centers for Athletic Performance to brag about his program’s greatest success stories, however, and one doesn’t get the expected list of all-league, all-state and all-Americans that have at one time trained in his gym.
Summer starters
Cats hope to take advantage in annual 7-on-7 league
June 28, 2007
It’s all downhill from here. OK, maybe that’s not exactly true, but with the De Soto football team’s regular summer camp out of the way and last week’s trip to the team camp at Pittsburg State a memory, only the annual 7-on-7 drills remain on the Wildcats’ summer football itinerary. So far, so good, De Soto coach Brad Scott said.
Summer reading club
June 28, 2007
VFW news
June 28, 2007
Extension classes offered
June 28, 2007
Donations needed
June 28, 2007
All-area girls track and field
June 28, 2007
All-area boys track and field
June 28, 2007
Football camps
June 28, 2007
Library board ends search with promotion of interim to county librarian
June 28, 2007
The Johnson County Library Board last week chose one of the library’s own to fill its top position.
Multi-Service Center having Feed-the-Need prize drawing
June 28, 2007
The county is gearing up for its annual “Feed the Need” campaign to raise monies and collect food for 10 food pantries in Johnson County including the food pantry housed at the De Soto Multi-Service Center.
Canoe race now set for July 7
June 28, 2007
The Kansas River canoe race postponed after heavy rains in May has been rescheduled for July 7.
De Soto 4H’ers stitch neckwear to cool Iraq soldiers
June 28, 2007
Members of De Soto’s Pioneer 4-H Club are doing their part to keep soldiers cool as they cope with Middle East heat.
River front park to be De Soto Days home
June 28, 2007
The De Soto City Council gave landscape architect Doug Pickert the go ahead to refine a plan for Kaw River Front Park with the expectation it would be the future home of the annual De Soto Days Festival.
Census estimates city growth steady
June 28, 2007
The latest estimates released from the U.S. Census Bureau show De Soto continuing the steady population growth it has experienced throughout the decade.
Big bang
June 28, 2007
City’s 150th Fourth to get extra pop
Holiday hours, deadlines announced
June 28, 2007
The De Soto Explorer office will be closed July 4 because of the Independence Day holiday.
VBS volunteers wanted
June 28, 2007
Volunteers are needed for De Soto United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School.
Class of 1957 reunion
June 28, 2007
Twenty-three members of the De Soto High School class of 1957 met June 9 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars shelter house in De Soto for a 50th-class reunion picnic and social time.
College notes
June 28, 2007
Johnson County Community College released the list of its 2007 spring graduates.
Guest Comment: Lynn Jenkins
June 28, 2007
Summer is for spending time with our friends and loved ones, to go with them to a ball game, the lake, or just grill in the backyard.
Mize intersection upgrade welcome if months late
June 28, 2007
OUR VIEW: It’s reassuring to hear that the city of Lenexa intends to start improvements on 83rd Street at the Mize Road intersection next month.
Johnson County Nutrition Menu
June 28, 2007
June 29-July 6
Willow Springs FCE meets
June 28, 2007
The Willow Springs FCE met June 15 in the fellowship hall at De Soto Baptist Church with ElFreeda Payton and Leota Fruit as the hostesses.
Wedding: Fletcher-Wible
June 28, 2007
Obituary: Anita L. McHenry
June 28, 2007
Obituary: Paul E. Gruber
June 28, 2007
Youth football camp
June 28, 2007
Ribbon cutting
June 28, 2007
The De Soto Chamber of Commerce will have an opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday at K-10 Self Storage.
Plant expansion site plan gets nod
June 28, 2007
The De Soto Planning Commission agreed on plans to expand the Engineered Air plant.
Neighbors
June 28, 2007
Announcements and happenings
Exploring the past/De Soto history
June 28, 2007
A look back at De Soto’s past.
Governor’s study rates De Soto school district as 100 percent efficient
June 28, 2007
De Soto USD 232 is one of the most efficient districts in Kansas, according to a recent study by Standard & Poor’s.
Rental inspections favor illegal immigrants
June 28, 2007
With the passing of the rental inspection program, the De Soto City Council has joined hands with all levels of legislature in failing the citizens of this country.
School Calendar
June 28, 2007