Archive for Thursday, December 3, 2009

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Wildcats sweep Eagles in opener
December 3, 2009
Shelbi Petty hit seven three-pointers and scored 28 points to help lead De Soto to a 56-22 season-opening victory against Maranatha Thursday at De Soto.
Johnson County Sheriff Department calls Nov. 30 through Dec. 2
December 3, 2009
Activity in or near De Soto
State orders suspension of De Soto day care
11:58 a.m., December 3, 2009 Updated 01:13 p.m.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Cheryl J. Schuler Day Care Home, a licensed at 8820 Waverly, De Soto.
95th Street bridge over I-435 reopens
December 3, 2009
The bridge, closed since mid-September, reopened to traffic Thursday morning.
Commuter Forecast for December 3, 2009
December 3, 2009
Expect a very chilly start to the morning along with breezy conditions and reduced speeds along Interstate 70.
Annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting to usher in local holiday season Saturday
December 3, 2009
The community will embrace the holiday season and tradition Saturday with the annual De Soto Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting.
Who’s Who: Melissa Wible
December 3, 2009
Occupation: Sixth grade math teacher at Lexington Trails Middle School Family: Husband Paul, daughter Emmie, parents Bill and Kathy Fletcher, two sisters Hometown: De Soto
Fire chief named month before merger
December 3, 2009
The committee overseeing the merger of two local fire departments ended a month of deliberation Tuesday with the appointment of Terry Zahner as fire chief of the Northwest Consolidated Fire District.
Huhtamaki, city have good partnership
December 3, 2009
There’s an unusual item Thursday on the De Soto City Council’s agenda. To be considered is how the city should use a $20,000 grant. What’s unusual is that the grant is not from some state or federal agency but a foundation associated Huhtamaki Americas, one of the city’s industries.
One man’s junk mail…
December 3, 2009
The Internet is a wonderful tool. A voyage into cyberspace can turn up all sorts of interesting and useful information. You can look up a recipe, or shop for Christmas gifts, stay in touch with family members or look up old friends and acquaintances, check your bank balance, perform any number of beneficial tasks.
Five Questions: Safe Season
December 3, 2009
Fairmount Township Fire Department Lt. Chris Angermuller shares tips to help make your holiday safe below.
Recession in De Soto: Starting over
December 3, 2009
David Dabbs wasn’t upset when he learned late last winter he was to be laid off in three months.
Latest cuts to cost USD 232 nearly $2 million
December 3, 2009
De Soto USD 232 administrators are working to address “drastic” cuts in state aid to public schools announced last week by Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson. The cuts are expected to decrease De Soto USD 232’s budget approximately $1.9 million.
Neighbors
December 3, 2009
The Kaw Valley Community Chorus will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the De Soto United Methodist Church.