Archive for Thursday, July 2, 2009

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De Soto bistro closed after break in
July 2, 2009
Bleu Tomato to reopen Friday
Gov. Parkinson cuts public schools and higher education funding by 2 percent
July 2, 2009
Public schools and higher education were cut 2 percent by Gov. Mark Parkinson on Thursday as part of a $160 million budget-reduction plan.
Commuter Forecast for July 2, 2009
July 2, 2009
Roadwork on U.S. Highway 24 and K-4 North between Lawrence and Topeka shouldn’t delay you more than five or 10 minutes. There is bridge construction from Lawrence to Kansas City along I-70 between mile markers 202 and 236.
Summer baseball teams playing well despite rain
July 2, 2009
When his baseball team has been able to get on the diamond, head coach Joel Thaemert said he’s been pleased with the way it has performed so far this offseason.
Sports briefs
July 2, 2009
DHS football camps dates announced
Catching on
Football proves to be the perfect sport for Burnett
July 2, 2009
Great distance traveled is not always the prerequisite for coming a long way. Just ask Taylor Burnett.
New USD 232 board member to focus on classrooms
July 2, 2009
The De Soto USD 232 has experienced many changes since Tammy Thomas was elected to the Board of Education in April. However, Thomas’ focus as a new board member has not changed.
Letter: Enjoyed Country Concert
July 2, 2009
On Saturday, June 20th I attended the De Soto Chamber of Commerce Country Concert at Riverfest Park with friends and family.
Fourth of July fireworks show oulives small-town’s vitality
July 2, 2009
My earliest memories for the Fourth of July are those at my grandparent’s farm, where my parents often summered between my dad going to graduate school or during school vacation.
Pet Talk: Venomous snakes danger to pets, horses, livestock
July 2, 2009
We recently got an excited phone call from a client concerning her schnauzer, which went something like this: “I don’t know what happened to Chipper. He just came screaming in from the back yard and won’t put any weight on his back leg or even let me touch it.”
Funding probably not there for downtown project in 2010
July 2, 2009
The downtown streetscape plan that consultant Marty Shukert and his RDG Planning and Design of Omaha, Neb., will present to the De Soto City Council Thursday would have a price tag of $1.48 million.
Letter: De Soto parks and rec praised
July 2, 2009
I was a T-ball coach this summer and very impressed with the facilities offered by De Soto Parks and Recreation. The fields were immaculately maintained, showing the results of hard work, dedication and professionalism by parks and recreation employees.
Neighbors
July 2, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church’s picnic Saturday at Kill Creek Park was well attended. The De Soto United Methodist Church will have vacation Bible school July 20 through 24. For more information, call the church at 583-1359. It is open to all children in the community 4 to 12 years old. Organizers would welcome additional volunteers.