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Girls lose opener in OT
March 13, 2008

It took only about 1 minute, 50 seconds for De Soto to score its first goal of the year and go up 1-0 over Spring Hill, but the lead wouldn’t hold up for the duration of the game and the Wildcats lost their opener in overtime 3-2.

Teeing it up
Golfers hoping for state qualifications
March 13, 2008

To most people, the 1980s is a time period they don’t typically miss. It’s known for teased hair, bands like Poison and Warrant and florescent colors.

Objective; more victories
March 13, 2008

A 7-13 record is usually not reason for optimism. It’s below .500 and not a typical record that you see belonging to teams in the postseason.

Seniors impact De Soto hoops
March 13, 2008

Upon reflection, De Soto boys basketball coach Jim Bonar is pleased with the team’s season even though his club didn’t accomplish its main goal, a state tournament berth.

School calendar
March 13, 2008
School events for March 13-20.
Community calendar
March 13, 2008
Community calendar for March 13-20
2 DHS students earn Journal-World recognition
March 13, 2008
De Soto High School seniors were nominated for newspaper’s Academic All-Stars.
Neighbors
March 13, 2008
The De Soto United Methodist Church wishes to thank everyone in the community for supporting its bingo night March 8. The church members said they had a great crowd, and that not only was the parking lot full, but they had all chairs filled in their fellowship hall and had to get chairs from the choir loft in the sanctuary and put up more tables. They said it was a huge success and they had to run it over time.
Through the pages
March 13, 2008
John Grisham has returned to the law office in his home state of Mississippi with his latest legal fiction.
DHS band off to San Antonio
12:00 a.m., March 13, 2008 Updated 04:00 p.m.
The De Soto High School Wildcat Band started its spring break early.
Legacy 4-H’ers enjoy county Club Days
March 13, 2008
The Johnson County 4-H Club Days were Feb. 23 at Spring Hill. De Soto’s Legacy 4-H members participated in this event. Here are some of their accomplishments.
Forensics folly
DHS students personalize characters, in preparation for state tournament
12:00 a.m., March 13, 2008 Updated 08:41 p.m.
De Soto High School senior Jessica Pennington has died three times.
FlexRide adds Olathe route
March 13, 2008
As routes expand and gasoline prices continue to climb, the two-day a week De Soto transit program appeals to more riders, officials say.
PAT benefits children
March 13, 2008
My daughter is about to have her third birthday and she and our family will soon “graduate” from Parents As Teachers. For those of you who don’t know about Parents As Teachers, let me tell you that it is one of the most amazing early childhood programs offered and it is available to all De Soto USD 232 parents of children ages 0-3.
Johnson County nutrition menu
March 13, 2008
Menu for March 13-20.
The eephus pitch
March 13, 2008

When Tyler Hansbrough was named Sporting News’s Player of the Year this week, I - a Jayhawk through and through - took exception.

Johnson County sheriff’s report
March 13, 2008
Sheriff reports for March 7-9.
Gray stationed in Hawaii
March 13, 2008
Sgt. James J.Gray, De Soto, graduated Feb. 7 from Prime Power School at Fort Belvoir, Va. James and his recent bride, the former Julie Troy, Baltimore, now reside in Honolulu, where he is stationed at Schofield Air Base.
USD 232 exploring additional sports
March 13, 2008
High school girls golf and middle school cross country may soon be an option for students in De Soto USD 232.
City to join self-insurance pool
March 13, 2008
If a customer’s claims exceed the premium 3 to 1, there’s little doubt rates are going up.
City enters lease agreement for future monopole
March 13, 2008
One of the city of De Soto’s east water tower’s flaw is also a city asset.
95th Street plan gives residents voice in decisions
March 13, 2008
Last week, a group of residents and property owners along the 95th Street corridor east of Lexington Avenue joined city staff, members of the De Soto City Council and the Planning Commission in helping to plan the future of 1,700 acres on the city’s southeast fringe.
City seeks to ID major street project
March 13, 2008
The De Soto City Council took steps last Thursday to identify and fund second year projects on its current capital improvement plan.
Chocolate not for pets
March 13, 2008
Last Saturday morning as I was seeing patient’s non-stop in the exam room, my wife fielded a call from a concerned dog owner. The caller explained her year-old Lab had wolfed down 20 to 30 chocolate Easter eggs.