Archive for Thursday, August 14, 2008

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Fuel surcharge added to monthly trash bill
August 14, 2008
The De Soto City Council approved last Thursday a request from Weldon Enterprises to pass on the cost of rising fuel costs to its customers in De Soto.
The sensibilities of the past can’t be shared
August 14, 2008
I work with a bunch of kids. That is, the four people I share an office with are somewhere between 20 and 30 years old. To a baby boomer, that’s young.
Park board finds added relevance with new mission
August 14, 2008
The De Soto Park and Recreation Commission recently survived an identity crisis. As is often the case in individuals, the crisis stemmed from maturation.
Beware of the Phong
Rounded senior keeper looks to lead Cats in 2008
August 14, 2008

His coach says he’s probably the best ball-skills player on the team. At a photo session, he nonchalantly bounces a soccer ball on his foot, on his knee, lets it come to rest on his foot and then resumes bouncing it up and down, never letting it become errant.

Through the pages
August 14, 2008 in print edition on A7
Dave and Clete are taking a break from the steamy Gulf Coast, spending the summer in Montana with plans to fish and relax. But crime major crime finds them.
Gastelum joins Cats football staff in first year out of Baker
August 14, 2008

In the college coaching ranks, fans may see it as treason.

Mandatory meetings upcoming at DHS
August 14, 2008

The De Soto High School Champions of Character presentation and coaches-parents meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., August 17 in the De Soto High School auditorium.

The bad beat
August 14, 2008

Most fantasy football owners used to be able to go into the draft knowing a couple of things. The first being the new guy in the league was going to draft a team that looked like it was drafted by the kid in your first-grade class who used to eat paste and smell his thumb a lot.

Face of 4-H
De Soto teen named Miss 4-H at JoCo fair
August 14, 2008 in print edition on A7
It was the people who kept Breanna Sigman coming back to 4-H every year since she was 7 years old.
First time fair contestant places in quilt, pie
August 14, 2008
It took Kathleen Webb five years to finish her first quilt, but it only took a day to find out it won second-place in the Johnson County Fair.
Classroom assignments given much thought
August 14, 2008
Although Starside Elementary School students won’t find out their class assignments until back-to-school night Thursday, Principal Jessica Dain said the process of placing students in classes started last year.