Archive for Thursday, August 7, 2008

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Vacations nice, but home best
August 7, 2008
Taking a vacation, which really is getting away for more than just a long weekend, is what the doctor might prescribe for the working weary. Having not much time to do such a grand thing when one owns a business, my family and I ascribe to treating ourselves to at least one vacation a year.
Rieke Lake Park plan to be shared with public Monday
August 7, 2008
De Soto residents will have the opportunity Monday view concepts of how two local county parks will be developed.
A helping hand
Multi-Service Center helps families with school supplies
August 7, 2008
Jodi Hitchcock, director of the De Soto Multi-Service Center, expects to see more families needing help with school supplies due to the poor economy.
Community calendar
August 7, 2008
Local events for Aug. 7-14.
Karnitz completes collegiate eligibility as UAA’s best
Hammer thrower has better senior season after adjustments
August 7, 2008

A tumble down the mountain was an actual occurrence for De Soto High 2004 alumnus and University of Alaska Anchorage track and field athlete Scott Karnitz, but in no way a microcosm of his hammer-throwing career at UAA.

The eephus pitch
August 7, 2008

Sitting in any sports bar on a Sunday afternoon in mid-November will point out one thing in particular.

Europeans should read history
August 7, 2008
The Europeans aren’t just unhappy with George Bush; they are not pleased with the rest of us. They feel we are involved in too many places around the world as in this case Iraq. Is it possible that they have forgotten they would be speaking German if it wasn’t for us? Is it possible they have not accounted for their own history?
Denning emerged big winner from Tuesday’s primary
August 7, 2008
Johnson County Sheriff Frank Denning had a lot at stake when he not only endorsed but campaigned for the quarter-cent public safety sales tax. His opponent even expressed pity for Denning being tied to what he was sure was an unpopular initiative while seeking re-election.
Neighbors
August 7, 2008
The De Soto United Methodist Church still is looking for women to take these offices in its active U.M.W. Needed positions include a program resources person and a treasurer. Contact Rita Jones or Boots Linden.
Through the pages
August 7, 2008
Flesh and Blood By John Harvey Fiction (2007)
New DHS band director honors tradition
August 7, 2008
Tradition is important to new De Soto High School band director Dan Freeman.
Memorial Stadium pretty but imperfect
August 7, 2008

Few college football stadiums can boast as picturesque a setting as Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium.

Out of the shadows
Museum destination for sports history lessons
August 7, 2008

Perhaps one of the most bizarre, and even culturally significant baseball games ever played in the history of the game occurred in late June 1925.