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Council modifies alcohol policy
June 12, 2008
The De Soto City Council approved an ordinance last Thursday relaxing its strict alcohol ban on city property.
Coach’s first season at helm brings good results to Wildcats
June 12, 2008

An individual state title, numerous school records and a fifth-place finish by the boys team were reason enough for track head coach Brian Dinkel to call it “a pretty successful year.”

Baseball wins 9 of 10 to overcome start
June 12, 2008

Nine games into the season, the outlook for De Soto’s baseball team was bleak.

Treat for trick
Soon-to-be eighth-grader participates in rodeo bible camp in Gardner
June 12, 2008

Unlike several other cowboys and cowgirls at the 2008 Rodeo Bible Camp in Gardner, Mackenzie Williams, De Soto, has horses at home. In one event, horsemanship, only four of 14 contestants had their own horse.

Local candidate assures commission race
June 12, 2008
The Johnson County election year got a lot more interesting Tuesday with District Attorney Phill Kline’s decision to seek re-election, but one first-time local candidate was already excited about the campaign season.
De Soto High School second semester honor rolls
June 12, 2008
The following are the De Soto High School straight-A and A-B honor rolls for the second semester.
Exploring the past
June 12, 2008
5 years ago FROM THE DE SOTO EXPLORER June 2003 The De Soto City Council scheduled a public hearing on Sunday alcohol sales for its July 3 meeting.
The eephus pitch
June 12, 2008

The first sporting event I covered in De Soto was the final football game of the year, a win over a young Spring Hill team.

June 12, 2008
The De Soto United Methodist Church’s youth group raised enough money at its recent bingo night to fund its mission trip to Springfield, Mo., to help the elderly in homes there.
Local banks pitch in to purchase second rescue boat for De Soto Fire Department
12:00 a.m., June 12, 2008 Updated 07:20 p.m.
Having received approval from the De Soto City Council to purchase a water rescue boat, the De Soto Fire Department can bank on purchasing a $2,000 backup boat.
Sales tax to support research triangle on November ballot
June 12, 2008
Johnson County voters will now have a chance to vote on two sales tax measures this year.
Full filing slate of candidates encouraging
June 12, 2008
Incumbents may not agree, but we were pleased that candidates stepped forward to ensure races this election cycle for every elected position that will appear on the De Soto ballot.
Pets worth all the effort
June 12, 2008
I am sure Noah had a pair of dogs and cats, besides all other forms of critters, two by two when the rains began,” I speculated to a client as we reveled in joy of our relationship to our pets. Like our children or elderly parents, their care is of great importance to that lasting relationship.
Through the pages
June 12, 2008
In the Moon of Red Ponies By James Lee Burke Mystery (2004)
Legislative races assured
June 12, 2008
De Soto voters will have a choice in November to vote for both representatives in the Kansas Legislature.