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Roof repaired with missionary zeal
July 24, 2008
The De Soto Youth Ministries building is bustling with more youth than normal this week.
The Eephus Pitch
July 24, 2008
The ESPYs, a time for stars from every spectrum of the sporting world to don Armani suits, Oscar De La Renta dresses and sunglasses that are worth more than my vehicle.
DYFA still holding sign-up for fall
July 24, 2008

De Soto Youth Football Association has completed its formal sign-up period for football players between kindergarten and sixth grade, but registrations are still being accepted. Registration forms are available online at www.desotofootball.org.

De Soto Masons offer child ID program, seeks donations
July 24, 2008
Mason Grand Master Sterling P. Hornbuckle III visited the De Soto lodge May 19 to present the Child Identification Program.
HS football camp info
July 24, 2008
All high schoolers planning on playing football during the 2008 season are expected to attend the De Soto Wildcat Football Camp Monday to August 1. The basic fundamentals of the football program will be taught, and the coaching staff will install the entire offensive, defensive and special teams packages. The camp will focus on preparation for the season.
Voters to decide important races, issues in primary
July 24, 2008
Elections are always important, and the wrong people can get elected perhaps more often because voters make no choices rather than bad choices.
A far cry from De Soto High
Erisman’s first season at Oklahoma State: eye-opening experience
July 24, 2008

Division I athletics tend to take freshmen and - redshirt or not - chew them up and spit them out. To make matters worse, some sports, football and wrestling especially, require physical maturity before athletes can compete on an even playing field.

LTMS football camp approaching
July 24, 2008

The Lexington Trails Middle School 2008 Football Camp will be from Monday to July 31. Anyone planning to play during the 2008 season is expected to attend. The camp is open to all young men entering the seventh or eighth grade in August. The basic fundamentals of football, teamwork and fun will be the focus.

Advance voting starts
July 24, 2008
Johnson County voters can cast advance ballots in person or by mail now through Aug. 2 during operating hours at four locations in the county. Mail ballots must be received at the Johnson County Election Office by 5 p.m. Aug. 1.
Sheets beats odds, younger foe
July 24, 2008

He tried talking the referees into shortening the matches, but it didn’t matter.

Neighbors
July 24, 2008
De Soto United Methodist Church had in its newsletter quite a story on Ben Franklin hanging out a lantern for the light out front of his house and other neighbors soon did likewise.
De Soto’s collective 2009 mill levy to increase
July 24, 2008
As taxing jurisdictions in De Soto publish their budgets for the coming year, it appears most taxpayers in the city will see a total mill levy increase of from 1.5 to 2.6 mills.
Tennis pro to offer free tennis lessons to De Soto Youth
July 24, 2008

If the best things in life are free, tennis lessons for the De Soto youth may be one of the best things in life.