Archive for Thursday, June 11, 2009

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Park staff says hunt necessary to control deer population
District board to discuss staff recommendations June 17
June 11, 2009
Lethal means will be necessary in order to control the deer population at Shawnee Mission Park.
Commuter Forecast for June 11, 2009
June 11, 2009
There won’t be many delays from Lawrence to Topeka, but Topeka could be full of road work.
Work ethic continues at basketball camp
June 11, 2009
The work ethic that allowed Jim Bonar’s basketball team to claw its way toward the top of the Frontier League was put on display last week for the first time since March.
A year to remember
Success at state highlights ’09 track season
June 11, 2009
After starting the season with a few bangs, the De Soto track team slowed slightly in the middle, creating a bit of uneasiness for coach Brian Dinkel.
Proposed county budget maintains 2009 mill levy
June 11, 2009
The last budget presented by formed Johnson County Administrator Mike Press attempts to provide quality services at lower staffing levels, maintain adequate reserves while holding the line on the county’s property taxes for another year.
Theatre in the Park kicks-off 40 years with birthday bash
June 11, 2009
Cake, candles, celebration. Although not a Broadway production, Friday’s 40th Birthday Bash for Theatre in the Park at Shawnee Mission Park brought all the glitz and glam of a well-choreographed number.
June 11, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church Women will leave at 9:30 a.m. Saturday for an outing at Camp Chippewa near Ottawa. The group invites all the women of the congregation to the outing, which will include a wagon ride tour of the camp and a picnic lunch.
≈Great Outdoor’s appeal sometimes overrated
June 11, 2009
Several images on television have gotten me to thinking about the good times we used to have in the Great Outdoors. There’s an ad for the popular tent and lantern maker, of course, and I also watch “Man vs. Wild” from time to time, which shows Bear Grylls, an ex-special forces type, hacking his way through the jungle or surviving in a snow cave in Canada or somewhere.