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Fireworks go on sale Sunday
June 26, 2008
Fireworks stands in De Soto will open Sunday marking the third year since the De Soto City Council lifted the fireworks ban.
De Soto Arts Council incorporates
June 26, 2008
With the success of last fall’s sesquicentennial art show, the members of the De Soto Arts Council have decided to incorporate, introduce the organization to the community and have a second show.
Year-old Church of Christ obtains permanent home in De Soto
June 26, 2008
When the Trail Creek Church of Christ first started to meet in February 2007, it didn’t have a building.
Council to renew water discussion
June 26, 2008
The De Soto City Council has basic decisions to make about water and is inviting residents into the discussion.
County employees start Feed-the-Need drive
June 26, 2008
OLATHE - Johnson County Government is again preparing to feed a growing need in the Johnson County community.
The eephus pitch
June 26, 2008

Sportmen of the year, a time to reflect on the best individuals De Soto High had to offer in 2008. And it wasn’t easy.

97th Terrace now city street
June 26, 2008
De Soto City Council members narrowly voted last Thursday to accept the right-of-way and maintenance responsibilities of a private drive.
Community calendar
June 26, 2008
Local events for the week of June 26 through July 2.
DHS grad happy playing the fool
Gossage scores juicy part in Johnson County park production.
June 26, 2008
Getting into character as Lefou in “Beauty in the Beast” isn’t too difficult for Victor Gossage.
Dogs no hazard to golf course
June 26, 2008
Every morning, I drive to work from northwest of Linwood, some 11 miles of nearly flat river bottom expanse.
Harsh economy increases need for donations
June 26, 2008
The unfortunate alliteration “pain at the pump” is currently seen or heard so often in the media that it seems to have become the motto of 2008, although it might share that honor with the unheard but still relevant “sorrow at the supermarket.”
Horsethief race
June 26, 2008
The Eudora Horsethief 5K race and 1-Mile Fun Run will take place at 7:30 a.m., July 12 at the Eudora High School cross country course at Eudora Middle School.
Canoe race postponed
June 26, 2008
The canoe race from Eudora to De Soto scheduled for Saturday has been postponed because of safety concerns associated with the high river level on the Kaw.
De Soto resident Grizzle receives Gatorade award for 2008 season
June 26, 2008

A state champion twice over, Roxi Grizzle is so adept at throwing the javelin you almost expect one of her heaves to keep on flying through the spring sky and explode into the nearby stadium lights like the baseball hit by character Roy Hobbs in the 1984 film “The Natural.”

Neighbors
June 26, 2008
The De Soto United Methodist Church’s youth group and its leaders are on a mission trip this week to Springfield, Mo.
Adventure Center aims to connect children with nature
June 26, 2008
The TimberRidge Adventure Center adjacent to Kill Creek Park south of De Soto has been open for about six years now, and business is good, said Bill McGowan, outdoor education manager for the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.
Linzy ends high school with career year in 2008
June 26, 2008

To his coaches, he embodied the most pure athleticism they’d ever coached. Such a statement, one may think, would carry with it hefty and unmatched accomplishments.

Exchange student nets female athlete award after stellar year
June 26, 2008

She came, she saw and although she may not have conquered, she performed at the highest level.

Johnson County Sheriiff’s report
June 26, 2008
Recent reports from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.