Archive for Thursday, June 18, 2009

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Johnson County authorities warn of letter scam
June 18, 2009
Letters notifying recipients of a “$100,000 +” guaranteed prize are popping up in Johnson County, but local law enforcement agencies warn the news is too good to be true.
Commuter Forecast for June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009
A little bit of road work on the north side of Topeka could slow you down, but other than that you should have a perfect commute with no fowl weather.
Who’s Who: Kenny Miller
June 18, 2009
Occupation: Software quality analysis Family: Wife, DiAnne, 9-year-old son Trenton Biggerstaff, 5-year-old son Elliot Miller, 2-year-old daughter, Carli Miller.
Letter: Signage ordinance restrictive
June 18, 2009
Charlie the Tuna represented Star Kist Tuna in television commercial beginning in 1961. He was always trying to learn good taste. But the answer was always the same: “Sorry, Charlie. Star Kist wants tuna that tastes good, not tuna with good taste.”
Chamber of Commerce effort again impressive
June 18, 2009
bout six years ago, the De Soto Chamber of Commerce began providing musical entertainment at its annual banquet. Under the leadership of past chamber President Dave Moore, the chamber’s musical tradition morphed into what proved to be a popular blues and barbecue fundraiser and was opened up to the entire community.
JoCo Horse Club 4-H’ers attend Rodeo Bible Camp
June 18, 2009
Local members of the Johnson County 4-H Horse Club attended the annual Spoon Creek Rodeo Bible Camp June 6 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Gardner.
Neighbors
June 18, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church had its confirmation service Sunday. Recognized were two boys who are active in school and the community. Jeremy Slitor, who will be in the seventh grade next year at Lexington Trails Middle School, is the son of Tim and Stephanie Slitor and grandson of Anita Harris. He plays football , baseball and wrestles. He is also a weight lifter, in the Boy Scouts, the church’s youth group and is close to his brother and sister. Joshua Miller, son of Charles and Becky Miller, will also be a seventh-grader at LTMS. He likes to play video games, baseball, football and wrestle. He is active in youth groups and the grandson of Bill Brown.
Talented feet land Shawnee Mission woman top role
June 18, 2009
Love is in the air at Shawnee Mission’s Theatre in the Park for Shawnee resident, Amy Hurrelbrink.
New fire department to have one chief
June 18, 2009
Upon further consideration, there will be no two-chief arrangement for the new Northwest Johnson Country Consolidated Fire Department.
Country star to shine at De Soto Chamber concert
June 18, 2009
The night before he headlines at the De Soto Chamber of Commerce Country Concert, Tracy Byrd will play at the Mecca of country music, the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn.