Archive for Wednesday, August 27, 2008

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De Soto City Council buys closed gas station
August 27, 2008
The De Soto City Council voted last Thursday to end its frustration with inactivity with the closed gas station at 83rd Street and Kill Creek Road by voting to purchase the property for $82,500
De Soto City Council reschedules water workshop
August 27, 2008
The De Soto City Council rescheduled the workshop for 7 p.m. Sept. 11
Ritter named grand marshal of 2008 De Soto Days Festival Parade
August 27, 2008
Her grand marshal designation, in Sara Ritter’s view, was recognition of the De Soto Chamber of Commerce and particularly its board and leadership. Just as the ideas of Nelson and Moore helped develop and shape the successful blues and barbecue chamber fundraiser, past presidents Betty Cannon and Dan Gulley and boards members all contributed skills and talents that helped her succeed and the chamber grow, she said.
Youth invited to game at De Soto Library
August 27, 2008
De Soto Library invites youth to Friday gaming
De Soto Library storytime to resume
August 27, 2008
Storytime for children ages 3 to 6 will begin at 10:30 a.m. Fridays
A fortnight of insomnia
August 27, 2008
I attended a meeting last week at which a number of those present were complaining about lack of sleep. It seemed the Olympics were so compelling they couldn’t stop watching. They just had to see how the gymnastic competition ended or who won a swimming competition
U.S. productivity gains reason to celebrate
August 27, 2008
This is Labor Day Weekend, a holiday marking the unofficial end of summer. It is a time of one last camping trip or visit to the local pool.
De Soto USD 232’s early enrollment gains surprising
August 27, 2008
De Soto USD 232’s preliminary enrollment numbers show about 409 more students than the district’s official headcount of Sept. 20, 2007.
Bagworms, webworms thrive in late summer
August 27, 2008
Picking bagworms from trees can be a tedious task. But overlooking just one “bag,” can mean leaving hundreds of bagworms on a tree.
De Soto USD 232’s Countryside to get rubber playground mulch
02:41 p.m., August 27, 2008 Updated 02:41 p.m.
Recycled tires soon will cushion the fall of children at De Soto USD 232’s Countryside Learning Center.
Rotary Chili Cook-off
August 27, 2008
The De Soto Rotary Club’s annual Chili Cook Off will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 13 at Zimmerman’s Kill Creek Farm
De Soto Masons seek donations for children’s ID kits
August 27, 2008
The De Soto Masonic Lodge is seeking donations to purchase two child identification kits
De Soto Chamber of Commerce accepting vendor applications
August 27, 2008
The De Soto Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting food vendors for the De Soto Chamber of Commerce Blues and BBQ Festival October 10 and 11
Good fit all around
De Soto Multi-Service Center intern’s skills provides immediate help
August 27, 2008
Holly Dankenbring didn’t get the opportunity to ease into her internship at the De Soto Multi-Service Center.
Libraries boom in ailing economy
August 27, 2008
The public library - it’s close to home, it’s full of entertaining and useful resources and it’s free, which has made it a staple in many communities.