Archive for Thursday, August 6, 2009

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Johnson County Commissioners name new county manager
August 6, 2009
Deputy Manager Hannes Zacharias named to county’s top job
Commuter forecast for August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009
The weather this morning should be dry as you make your way to work. There are still delays on 24 as you travel from Lawrence toward Topeka so consider taking I-70 instead. It should help you avoid some delays.
De Soto’s overall mill levy to increase
August 6, 2009
With all the jurisdictions with taxing authority in De Soto having published their 2010 budget in the last month, it appears city residents will see an 0.8- or 2.749-mill increase in their overall mill levies next year.
Who’s Who: Derek Smith
August 6, 2009
Birth place: Albuquerque, N.M. Family: Farther, Mark, and mother, Teresa Age: 16
Federal stimulus funds secures JoCo meals programs
August 6, 2009
Johnson County’s nutrition program for older residents has received more than $100,000 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support existing services of the Johnson County Area Agency on Aging.
Neighbors
August 6, 2009
Fourteen members of the De Soto United Methodist Church Youth and three adult leaders spent a week in July improving the United Methodist Children’s Home.
De Soto becoming model for consolidated services
August 6, 2009
During the hearings that accompanied the city of De Soto’s large annexation request of the late 1990s, a number of speakers wondered just what they would get from the city. Fire, law enforcement and water, they said, would all be provided by others should they be annexed.