Archive for Wednesday, November 5, 2008

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Sharing the Holiday spirit in De Soto
Letter to the editor
November 5, 2008
Please contact the De Soto Multi-Service Center if you can help during the 2008 holiday season. If you have questions, call me or my intern Holly Dankenbring at (913) 583-1182 or email me at Jodi.Hitchcock@jocogov.org.
Lynn, Wimmer campaigned the right way
November 5, 2008
For those exhausted by negative campaigning, the 9th District Kansas Senate race between incumbent Republican Julia Lynn and Democratic challenger Ron Wimmer offered a refreshing respite
Football frenzy
November 5, 2008
There will be a football frenzy football skills event to benefit the Kirk Johnson Family Fund Sunday, Nov. 16, at the De Soto USD west campus football stadium. The skills competitions in punting, kicking, passing and 40-yard run are open to boys and girls grades three through eight.
Kirk Johnson benefit golf tournament
November 5, 2008
he will be a benefit golf tournament for the Kirk Johnson Family Fund Saturday, Nov. 15, at Dub’s Dread Golf Club, 12601 Hollingsworth Road in Kansas City, Kan. Registration will start at 9 a.m. and a shotgun start with 144 player maximum will be at 10 a.m.
Johnson County Sheriff’s report
November 5, 2008
November 2 through November 4
De Soto High School students named honor scholars
November 5, 2008
Fourteen De Soto High School students were among the 211 seniors from southern and northwestern Johnson County high schools recognized as Kansas Honor Scholars Oct. 27 at reception at Blue Valley North High School.
School calendar
November 5, 2008
November 6 through November 12
De Soto Community Calendar
November 5, 2008
November 6 through November 15
Neighbors
November 5, 2008
De Soto community social happenings
Johnson County Veterans’ Day celebration Tuesday
November 5, 2008
The 22nd Annual Johnson County Veterans’ Day observance will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Vietnam War Veterans Memorial at Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam.
De Soto greets Marine home from Iraq
November 5, 2008
He may have been a stranger, but De Soto still turned out to give U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Hebert a warm welcome on his return from Iraq.
De Soto USD 232 Board sends redistricting maps to county
November 5, 2008
The De Soto USD 232 Board of Education agreed Monday to send to the Johnson County Election Office a proposed realignment of the boundaries of board member districts.
Brown, Lynn headed back to Topeka to represent De Soto
November 5, 2008
Johnson County support gave Eudoran Anthony Brown the winning edge Tuesday in his bid for re-election to the Kansas House of Representatives.
De Soto USD 232 bond approved
November 5, 2008
Board to have special meeting Monday on selection of architectural firm
Hayden wins squeaker, expects recount
November 5, 2008
52 votes separate 6th District Johnson County Commission candidates as Hayden appears to be the first De Soto resident elected to the commission more than 50 years
Girls runner up at state meet in Wamego
November 5, 2008
De Soto cross country coach Chris McAfee was a little down about his girls team’s second-place finish Saturday. That is, until he took a glance at a few other coaches.
De Soto USD 232 bond issue approved
November 5, 2008
Unofficial final results from the Johnson County Election Office show the bond passed with 55.65 percent of the vote, 8,431 to 6,729.