Archive for Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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Several northeast Kansas counties under severe thunderstorm watch
June 24, 2009
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m. for several area counties
British bikes find home in former goat barn
June 24, 2009
Their wedding day helped ensure Jim and Joan Vandergriff would have a motorcycle marriage. “We had a Harley wedding,” Jim said. “Virtually the whole front yard was full of motorcycles. I bought a Norton the next day.”
Library offers activities to stretch creativity
June 24, 2009
A snowman in June isn’t exactly possible in De Soto Kansas. But 5-year old Sara Murphy decided to create one Friday at De Soto’s branch of the Johnson County Library. But there was no snow involved, just a lot of dots and squiggles. Sara dropped in for the Library’s Dots and Squiggles craft time between 10 a.m. and noon.
Stanley, Erickson named Co-Female Athletes of the Year
June 24, 2009
It was pretty obvious to those who watched Carly Stanley and Lacey Erickson this year that they had two of the best years in De Soto High School athletics history. And both will have the opportunity to repeat or better their performances next year.
De Soto Chamber of Commerce Country Concert dodges thunderstorms
June 24, 2009
A self-described huge country music fan, Jack Lemmon was impressed with the De Soto Chamber of Commerce Country Concert. “It’s a really great location,” the Lenexa man said as he walked the vendor sidewalk just before the Tracy Byrd set Saturday at Riverfest Park. “I heard the ads running on the radio today and just thought I’d come out and see how it was.
Commuter Forecast for June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009
Watch for pavement repairs on westbound I-470 from Lawrence to Topeka and bridge construction from Lawrence to Kansas City from milepost 202 to 236. There’s a slight chance for a storm but expect mostly dry, hot conditions.