Archive for Thursday, June 25, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for June 25, 2009
June 25, 2009
North Topeka and Highway 24 might be slow, so taking 40 to the south of Topeka might be advisable.
FIve Questions: Earl Martin
June 25, 2009
Earl Martin discusses his plans for De Soto’s USD 232 as the director of teaching and learning
Letter: Thanks for concert
June 25, 2009
Wow! A huge thank you to the De Soto Chamber of Commerce, Engineered Air and KFKF.
Riverfest passes test with Commerce Concert
June 25, 2009
Last week, we urged residents to accept the De Soto Chamber of Commerce’s invitation to attend Saturday’s Country Concert at Riverfest Park. We hope that many of our readers did.
Dinkel named area track Coach of the Year
June 25, 2009
Brian Dinkel said it wasn’t anything he did. It was the people around him.
Injured shoulder sidelines Sprowl at all-star game
June 25, 2009
After being named one of the top 45 players in the state, De Soto lineman Mike Sprowl was unable to participate in the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association all-star game June 18 at Blue Springs High School.
Sports briefs
June 25, 2009
DHS football camps dates announced
Bow-hunting club seeks lease of De Soto park
June 25, 2009
A bow-hunting club has requested the city of De Soto lease it a little-used park in the West Bottoms. Members of Prairie Traditional Archers made the requests to lease Little Big Knife Park at last Thursday’s De Soto City Council meeting. Club President Ricky Sadler of Olathe said the club had visited the 26-acre site on Edgerton Road north of 79th Street and found it attractive for its purposes.
Angel Food offers alternative to grocery store
June 25, 2009
Victory Place Church, De Soto Multi-Service Center and First Community Bank teamed together with Angel Food Ministries to offer De Soto residents an alternative to making a trip to the grocery store.
Neighbors
June 25, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church is having its annual picnic from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at shelter No. 3 at Kill Creek Park. The meal will be at 6 p.m. and those attending are asked to bring table service, side dishes, yard games, guitars, blankets and other items to make for an enjoyable time. The Fellowship Committee will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, tea and lime and lemonade.
City Council to lift 83rd Street bike ban
June 25, 2009
The De Soto City Council agreed last Thursday that the ban of bicycles on 83rd Street from Kill Creek Road to the east city limits should be lifted. The ban on the stretch of road was put in place in the late 1990s because the road was thought to be too narrow and hilly to be safe for bike riders.
Super senior
Townsend named DHS Male Athlete of the Year
June 25, 2009
Fittingly, Jamel Townsend finished his high school career at De Soto with a leap that etched his name right into the state record books.
Erpelding named area soccer Coach of the Year
June 25, 2009
De Soto High girls soccer coach Darren Erpelding knows a lot when it comes to the world’s most popular sport.