Archive for Thursday, January 22, 2009

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De Soto girls struggle from downtown
January 22, 2009
Nearly half of De Soto High’s shot attempts Thursday night were hoisted from beyond the arc, but only three went through the net.
Olathe Marathon early registration
January 22, 2009
Early registration is now open for Olathe Marathon
Coach Scott achieved more than winning football games
January 22, 2009
It’s a bit late but before his successor is named, we would like to offer our praise for the job former De Soto High School football coach Brad Scott did the past eight years
Starside Elementary students get hands-on Native American history lesson
January 22, 2009
Students at Starside Elementary School are going back in time. The four second-grade classes at Starside are exploring real Indian artifacts thanks to the Kansas Historical Society in Topeka.
Bill proposed to end state school bond aid
January 22, 2009
A bill introduced Jan. 14 in the Kansas Senate’s Ways and Means Committee could effectively suspend state aid for construction bonds issued between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2011, if passed
Moving forward
Boys bounce back after late-game loss to EHS
January 22, 2009
There was no hangover Monday for the De Soto boys team. After falling to Eudora 53-51 last Friday night on a somewhat bizarre, yet thrilling ending, the Wildcats whipped Jeff West 68-47 in the opening round of the Tonganoxie Invitational.
Council candidate slate slim
January 22, 2009
There will be a contest this spring to determine who will be the mayor of De Soto the next four years, but late filings are needed to fill out a mostly empty slate of city council candidates.
Public invited to share priorities for district budget
January 22, 2009
Optimistic reports that education would be “held harmless” with state budget cuts forced by the recession evaporated last week.
Two underclassmen medal at Clearwater
January 22, 2009
It looked like it could be a steep climb for the De Soto wrestling squad this year, having just two seniors and more than 20 freshmen. But now that the season is about halfway over, it seems De Soto is climbing the mountain.
Construction services contract awarded on split vote
January 22, 2009
Over the objection of three of its members, the De Soto USD 232’s Board of Education approved the contractual agreement with J.E. Dunn to manage the construction of the first two projects to be paid for by the bond issue district voters approved last November.
Girls suffer setbacks to Cardinals, Chieftains
January 22, 2009
The De Soto girls hung tough into the fourth quarter against Eudora last Friday night at De Soto. But in the end, the Wildcats committed too many turnovers in the final period and Eudora came away with a 60-36 win.
Neighbors
January 22, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church is asking community members not to forget its Biblical Scholars Bowl at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the church
Bow tie defeats misplaced optimism
January 22, 2009
I’m not sure that I shall ever master the art of tying a bow tie. I keep trying, but it just doesn’t seem to work.
4 candidates assure De Soto board primary
January 22, 2009
A spring primary is set for residents in De Soto USD 232’s Position 4. Residents of Position 4, De Soto and the unincorporated area to the south and west, will head to the poll to cast votes on March 3.
Lexington Trail Middle School’s second quarter Honor Roll
January 22, 2009
The following students grades sixth through eighth received Honor Roll for second semester