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Pet talk
Timely vaccinations save pets
October 1, 2008
On a recent Saturday, I was given cause to ponder why we vaccinate our pets. In these two clinical cases presented to us, both could have been prevented by routine vaccination of the pets. In both cases, the owner had either not vaccinated or allowed them to laps
Response to storm shows value of De Soto’s preparation
October 1, 2008
De Soto learned last week that even a small tornado is a major headache. The out-of-season storm blew through the city Sept. 19, causing damage to 25 properties. Yes, it could have been much worse. But the storm’s relative lack of severity that didn’t mean those having to cope with downed trees, damaged roofs, rain soaked ceilings and broken windows weren’t overwhelmed.
Neighbors
October 1, 2008
Community news
Kansas hunter safety class offered
October 1, 2008
Hunter education class to be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 and from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 at the De Soto Community Center, 32905 W. 84th St
Kansas voter registration deadline nears
October 1, 2008
The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 5 primary is Oct. 20.
De Soth High School Homecoming candidates named
October 1, 2008
De Soto High School has named candidates for the Oct. 10 homecoming
School calendar
October 1, 2008
October 2 through October 9
Monticello Historical Society to meet
October 1, 2008
The Monticello Community Historical Society will meet Oct. 9
Fall cleanup discontinued
October 1, 2008
The city of De Soto will not place dumpster this year for fall cleanup.
De Soto Alumni Association to have Halloween dance
October 1, 2008
Prizes available for best costume
De Soto UMC Youth to have Bingo night
October 1, 2008
De Soto youth Bingo night Oct.18
De Soto Chamber in midst of busy three weeks
Yard sale maps available Thursday
October 1, 2008
Her uncharacteristically cluttered office is an indication of how busy De Soto Chamber of Commerce director Sara Ritter has been.
De Soto City Council to consider agreement to start unification of local fire service
October 1, 2008
The unification of the two local fire departments could take a step closer to realization Thursday as the De Soto City Council considers a memorandum of understanding outlining the merger process.
De Soto clinic’s Barenclau retiring after three and half decades
October 1, 2008
With the future of the De Soto health clinic secure, Shawnee Mission Primary Care customer service specialist said the time is right to retire after a 35-year career.
Ballot measure would change how judges are selected
October 1, 2008
In November, Johnson County voters will be asked to decide whether the county should keep the current system or switch to the direct election of the 18 district court judges and four magistrates in Johnson County District Court.
Mill Valley golfers win at Spring Hill
October 1, 2008
Girls golf may be a relatively new phenomenon at Mill Valley High School, but the Jaguars’ combined squad with De Soto High School is quickly developing a reputation as a high-quality club.
DHS No. 1 doubles team wins Wildcat Invitational
October 1, 2008
After defeating its first set of opponents on the court last Thursday at De Soto’s home triangular, the Wildcats No. 1 doubles team of Hana Lindbloom and Suzie Gulley embraced in a big bear hug.
The Wild Card
October 1, 2008
The Kansas City Chiefs are losers no more. Well, at least, for this week.
Cats fall to 0-4 with BHS loss
October 1, 2008
Defensive stops on its opponent’s fourth down attempts and a forced turnover nearly gave De Soto’s football team a chance for its first win Friday at Baldwin.
Winning Wildcats
De Soto doubles last year’s win total
October 1, 2008
The celebration seemed fitting. After De Soto freshman Brittany Brewer scored the wining point on a powerful right-handed kill against Sumner Academy last Thursday at De Soto, the Wildcats jumped and shouted around the court in a way they hadn’t all season.
Girls golf team gets first win
October 1, 2008
The De Soto girls golf team has competed in three varsity tournaments so far this year and have two second place finishes and one first place finish.
Runners struggle at Rim Rock
October 1, 2008
Last Saturday’s meet at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence didn’t turn out quite like De Soto cross country coach Chris McAfee had hoped.