Archive for Thursday, March 12, 2009

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Cat girls battled until the end
March 12, 2009
From a numbers standpoint, the 2008-2009 season for the De Soto girls basketball team wasn’t quite what the squad had hoped for when it took the court last November. But numbers aren’t everything
Commuter forecast, March 12, 2009
March 12, 2009
Clear roads are expected from Lawrence to Topeka this morning. There are some road repairs between Lawrence and MCI, but nothing that will inhibit your commute.
Leadership Camp for girls set for June in Leavenworth
March 12, 2009
The annual Leadership Camp for sixth-through eighth-grade girls is scheduled for June 17-19 on the campus of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in Leavenworth.
Float vehicle for green reunion
March 12, 2009
Tom O’Connor has an annual shopping chore that he says always confuses clerks. “I tell them, ‘I need as much as you have of this color at the cheapest price,’” he said. “They always ask, ‘What’s it for.’”
Five Questions: Festive Outlook
March 12, 2009
Raheema Sampson of FCB Bank is returning for her second year of the De Soto Days Festival Committee, which is already having meetings to plan the Labor Day Weekend event.
City Council rejects suggestion to open pool after Memorial Day
March 12, 2009
The De Soto City Council gave a cool reception last Thursday to a proposal that would delay the opening of the De Soto Aquatic Center until after Memorial Day.
Starside’s green year building lifelong habits
March 12, 2009
It was learned earlier this month that Starside Elementary School was named a 2009 Kansas Green School of the Year by the Kansas Association of Conservation and Environmental Education for its yearlong environmental education and participation programs.
Sub-state heartbreak
Boys fall in OT to St. James
March 12, 2009
For three quarters against St. James in the sub-state semifinal Thursday at Eudora, the De Soto Wildcats played near the top of their game.
Girls soccer showing early progress
March 12, 2009
The recent spike in temperatures isn’t the only reason the outlook is sunny for the 2009 De Soto girls soccer team.
De Soto restaurateur partner in new Eudora eatery
March 12, 2009
Watch any television newscast or read any newspaper and you’re likely to hear about the how the economy is in shambles. It’s not a stretch to say it’s not exactly the best time to open a business.
County’s Northwest cooridor route getting review
March 12, 2009
Johnson County officials will take a second look at the alignment of a future north-south arterial road to be constructed east of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
City, water district officials to meet about possible partnership
March 12, 2009
The De Soto City Council started dealing last Thursday with the decisions that will follow its vote last month to renovate the Sunflower water treatment pla
Incumbent says budget crisis makes experience crucial
March 12, 2009
Finishing out her first term on the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education Position 5, Janine Gracy decided she wanted more.
Neighbors
March 12, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church youth Bingo Saturday was a great success. The youth and their leader, Larry Cox, had a busy evening with the many outstanding prizes donated. I was glad to see so many friends. I went courtesy of Jean Epperson, and she won a gift. I didn’t win anything but was thankful to be there.
Class creates more than costumes
March 12, 2009
Mary Etta Copeland thinks community service is important. And the De Soto High School choral director is making sure her students feel the same way.