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Winds of change
November 12, 2008
Letter to the editor
Obama’s victory signals country’s growth since his birth
November 12, 2008
We’ve heard much in the last week about what an historic moment was the election of Barack Obama to president of the United States. As an illustration of just how historic it was, consider that Obama was born in August 1961. That was the summer of Freedom Rides, in which whites and African Americans rode buses together into the South to test a recent Supreme Court decision that segregation of public transportation was illegal.
Exploring the Past
November 12, 2008
De Soto history
De Soto City Council looking at TIF policy
November 12, 2008
As part of its ongoing discussion about how to stimulate economic development, the De Soto City Council signaled last Thursday its willingness to adopt a TIF policy.
Neighbors
November 12, 2008
De Soto social news
De Soto school calendar
November 12, 2008
November 13 to November 20
De Soto Community Calendar
November 12, 2008
November 13 to November 19
Johnson Couny sheriff’s report
November 12, 2008
November 5 to November 10
Park district seeks donations to feed small animals
November 12, 2008
he Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe, has ongoing needs for supplies for both the animals kept at the center and the wild animals that come to the feeders. Search for the keyword “animals” to find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities Catalog and online listings.
A 50s Christmas
November 12, 2008
A Very Fifties Christmas, hosted by The 1950s All-Electric House at the Johnson County Museum of History, 6305 Lackman Road in Shawnee, offers the only 1950s-style holiday house tour in the Kansas City metropolitan area, and perhaps the country.
De Soto Chamber meeting Thursday
November 12, 2008
Chamber meeting to include election of 2009 officers
Football frenzy at De Soto High School stadium Sunday
November 12, 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
Golf tournament to benefit De Soto family
November 12, 2008
The 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.
JoCo Library District offering online cemetery inventory
November 12, 2008
Johnson County Library will enable names and dates on grave markers in Johnson County cemeteries to be more accessible to genealogists and other researchers. With assistance from a grant of $38,923 from the Johnson County Heritage Trust Fund, the Johnson County Library will implement its Digital Cemetery Project: Recording and Preserving Cemeteries in Johnson Count
Musical grabs De Soto High School students’ attention
November 12, 2008
The cast members of the De Soto High School fall musical, “Bye, Bye Birdie,” are channeling grand parents to play teenagers of an earlier time.
De Soto Library to get remodel
November 12, 2008
Renovations scheduled for December will add four new adult computers to the De Soto Library.
De Soto USD 232 Board to have two firms design bond projects
November 12, 2008
After a sometimes-bitter debate, the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education voted Monday to have two different firms design the first two projects in the $75 million bond issue district voters approved Nov. 4