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Vaulter sets school record
May 10, 2007
De Soto’s Cheyenne Williams set the school’s girls pole vault record Friday at the Redbud Classic track meet in Wellsville.
Dance, dance, dance
May 10, 2007
Pool opens May 26
May 10, 2007
Chamber meeting
May 10, 2007
SAR to meet
May 10, 2007
College notes
May 10, 2007
K-10 nominations sought
May 10, 2007
The K-10 Association is taking nominations for the 13th Annual K-10 Corridor Awards Program.
Exploring the past
May 10, 2007
Freshman keys senior night celebration
May 10, 2007
De Soto shortstop Jordin Burford was already worthy of mention near the top of this article based on her play through the first 13 of Tuesday’s 14 innings of softball against Eudora. Her game-winning bottom-of-the-seventh-inning RBI double assured it, however.
Leather-seeking smacks sink Cats
May 10, 2007
Sometimes you just get beat. It’s as simple as that, De Soto baseball coach Joel Thaemert said Tuesday after his team lost two games to Eudora.
Busy week big opportunity to Wildcat soccer team
May 10, 2007
They wait through school all day, get suited out in the locker room, work and sweat up a storm and go home tired and hopefully happy. Maybe this crazy week of games the weather has brought upon the De Soto girls soccer team is a little like practice. Cat coach Darren Erpelding said he’s hoping so, anyway.
Schools lend hand ot Greensburg relief
May 10, 2007
De Soto High School social studies teacher Adrianne Graham said her students were obviously moved by the Greensburg tornado that left 10 fellow Kansans dead.De Soto High School social studies teacher Adrianne Graham said her students were obviously moved by the Greensburg tornado that left 10 fellow Kansans dead.
Digital radio to cost JoCo $23.8 million
May 10, 2007
There will come a day when emergency responders have to communicate over digital radio systems because analog systems will be outdated — and against the rules. It’s a process that will cost some local counties millions of dollars. Johnson County, the first county to change to digital locally, plans to spend $22.8 million to install a digital system by next year.
Roberts takes bioscience lead
May 10, 2007
A team of power players in the state’s bioscience industry now has a captain for its road trip to Boston.
Zoellner given 4.2 percent raise
May 10, 2007
The De Soto USD 232 Board of Education approved a 2007-2008 contract for Superintendent Sharon Zoellner that includes a 4.2 percent salary increase.
Obituary: Robert M. Rose Sr.
1924-2007
May 10, 2007
Volleyball camp
May 10, 2007
The De Soto High School volleyball coaching staff will have a volleyball camp for girls entering grades five through 12 from July 23 to 26.
Johnson County Nutrition Program
May 10, 2007
McPherson now master clerk
May 10, 2007
Groundbreaking set
May 10, 2007
De Soto Datebook
May 10, 2007
Church to have men’s retreat
May 10, 2007
Sesquicentennial canoe race May 26
May 10, 2007
There will be a Kansas River canoe race May 26 from Eudora to De Soto in conjunction with the sesquicentennial celebrations of the two cities and their association with the river.
Barbecue class has all the trimmings
May 10, 2007
It was obvious from the smell of the fresh barbecue brisket what brought Mike Flach last weekend from St. Louis to Zimmerman’s Kill Creek Farm. It wasn’t just any brisket that’s pleasing aroma filled Zimmerman’s barn, but one prepared by the Leawood couple Rob and Sherri Gray, of the winning competitive team of Pellet Envy.
Weekend downpours close Ottawa Street
May 10, 2007
Heavy rains this weekend have isolated the West Bottoms from De Soto.
USD 232 Board advances two bond issues
May 10, 2007
Expected to approve a bond question Monday to put before voters in September, the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education instead approved two.
Rental proposal tabled
Landlords invited to May 24 workshop on rental inspection program
May 10, 2007
In the face of landlord dissatisfaction, the De Soto City Council agreed last Thursday a proposed rental inspection and landlord licensing program needed more work.
Greensburg should change perception of local threat
May 10, 2007
Everyone on earth has to live with a reoccurring natural phenomenon that threatens life and property. Tornadoes are our threat. Most Kansans of any age have experience with them. They’ve made us run from their path or cower underground for safety. They are as much a part of springtime as flowering red bud trees.
Appropriate response promised for Greensburg
May 10, 2007
Steve Strecker, who owns the McDonalds in Pratt was sweeping up and his wife, Jolan, cleaning tables. The customers next to my booth suddenly became quiet. I had just come from Greensburg, walking around the rubble and taking an aerial tour with our Kansas National Guard General Todd Bunting. Our group included Congressmen Jerry Moran, who represents Greensburg and Todd Tiahrt, his wife, Vicki, and our staffs.
State awaits De Soto’s quad of qualifiers
May 10, 2007
Matt Edwards whooped loud and tossed his racket into the net. For Andrew Konetzni it also came with a shout, but with a sigh of relief mixed in. Andy Edwards and Dan Hoschouer met the news with the same calm, cool confidence they’d played with all day.
Neighbors
May 10, 2007
Pet medications represent growth industry
May 10, 2007
Rudy was a dog that loved to run, play and have a good time.
Sesquicentennial snapshot
May 10, 2007
Bilingual services
May 10, 2007