Archive for Wednesday, June 10, 2009

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Softball makes ‘huge jump’ in ’09
June 10, 2009
The De Soto softball program is clearly getting better. Perhaps nothing illustrates that point more than the team’s 2009 season.
City to lease fire station to new fire department
June 10, 2009
n the latest move in preparation for the consolidation of local fire departments, the De Soto City Council agreed to lease the city’s current fire station to the Northwest Johnson County Consolidated Fire District when the new department comes into existence Jan. 1, 2010.
Offense gives girls new look
June 10, 2009
The path to improvement for Dwight Spencer’s basketball team began last week at its annual summer camp.
Five Questions: Food, talk and cards
June 10, 2009
Maxine Klamm reflects on her three and a half years as manager of the De Soto Senior Center
Gardner expected to join water study
June 10, 2009
Add the city of Gardner to those jurisdictions interested in exploring joint production at the Sunflower water treatment plant. Gardner Assistant City Administrator Melissa Mundt said the Gardner City Council was expected to consider a resolution Monday that would have the city participate in a study exploring the feasibility of joining a wholesale water district supplied by the water treatment plant on old Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Who’s Who: Morgan Frehe
June 10, 2009
Age: 20 Family: Parents, Michael and Melinda Frehe; three younger sisters. Michaela, Madison and Montana. Hometown: De Soto
Tricks a treat for girls at Rodeo Bible Camp
June 10, 2009
Mackenzie Williams grew up with horses on her family homestead just south of De Soto, but she only gets excited about them once a year. For the third-consecutive year, Mackenzie learned to do various stunts from the backs of horses at the annual Spoon Creek Rodeo Bible Camp conducted annually at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Gardner.
Camp makes science fun with hands-on activities
June 10, 2009
xploring a new planet, saving a city from pollution and creating roller coasters were just a week’s worth of work for first- through sixth-graders at Camp Invention. De Soto USD 232 played host to 56 campers last week at Mize Elementary for the camp’s Create program.
Sports briefs
June 10, 2009
Wildcats named to all-league baseball team
Commuter Forecast for June 10, 2009
June 10, 2009
Because the skies will clear, construction might interfere this morning.