Archive for Thursday, February 26, 2009

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Commuter forecast for Feb. 26, 2009
February 26, 2009
We’ll have a decent commute this morning with a small chance of rain and temperatures around 50 degrees.
Primary election set for Tuesday
February 26, 2009
The polls will be open for all De Soto voters from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Five Questions: Chamber bringing country to Riverfest
February 26, 2009
De Soto Chamber of Commerce director is engaged in contract negotiations to bring a headline country act to De Soto this summer.
Senior Night setback
Boys fall late, Gardner wins league title
February 26, 2009
The shot looked good when it left Brendon Hudson’s hands in the closing seconds of Friday’s home game against Gardner.
Shooting slump continues
February 26, 2009
In basketball, it’s uncanny how much better teams can look when the ball goes in the basket.
Character development
February 26, 2009
A range of emotions will be on display with this week’s De Soto High School winter play “Lend Me A Tenor,” but subtle won’t be one of them.
Letter: Pickert has qualities needed on city council
February 26, 2009
De Soto City Council Primary will reduce a field of 11candidates to six when the votes are counted Tuesday.
Letter: Take action against negligent pet owners
February 26, 2009
Spring, summer, and fall are beautiful times in De Soto. I enjoy leaving my windows open when the temp is nice and mild. However, the number of dogs that are permanently outside in this town is terrible.
NOAA radiosshould be in every Kansas home
February 26, 2009
To the right of this column, three De Soto residents report one of the preparations they make for the coming of the severe storm season, which begins in March in Kansas, is the use of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration radio.
De Soto sports briefs
February 26, 2009
JV boys rout Anderson County
Season ends short of state
February 26, 2009
The De Soto wrestling team’s 2009 season – one that coach Shannon Sawner believes will prove to be a stepping stone – ended at the regional wrestling meet Saturday in Spring Hill.
City decides to update water plant
February 26, 2009
The De Soto City Council voted unanimously Thursday to upgrade the Sunflower water treatment plant and end negotiations to purchase water from Olathe.
City Council candidates provide views
February 26, 2009
The six remaining City Council candidates share their views on infastructure and growth in De Soto. Last week, five candidates shared their views.
USD 232 Budget cuts take shape
February 26, 2009
Six months after the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education approved a 2008-2009 budget, the district is beginning to get a clearer picture of how much money it has to spend.
Council hopefuls address economic development issues
February 26, 2009
With its decision last Thursday to renovate the Sunflower water treatment plant, the De Soto City Council may have changed the character of this year’s campaign for two open city council seats.
Neighbors
February 26, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church will start its confirmation class for the church’s youth, sixth-grade and older. The class will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in a Sunday school class room. The church hopes to complete the course in eight weeks. Contact Becky Miller at 585-1411 for enrollment information.
Royals baseball is back
February 26, 2009
Even though it’s still winter, the sounds of spring and summer are here. Yep, it’s baseball season now.