Archive for Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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Board suspends changes to Countryside program
May 6, 2009
After two months of urging from parents, the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education has put on hold changes to the early childhood special education program at Countryside Learning Center.
Five Questions: Counter Points
May 6, 2009
Steve Denmark has greeted customers for nine years from his behind the counter at the De Soto Post Office.
Baseball sweeps Gardner for 10th win
May 6, 2009
After dropping four of its first five games this season, the De Soto baseball team has completed quite the turnaround.
Soccer tops Lansing, falls at Shawnee Heights
May 6, 2009
De Soto soccer coach Darren Erpelding wasn’t on the sideline for De Soto’s home match against Lansing last Thursday. But the Wildcats played just fine without him.
Incentive gives hope to metro housing industry
May 6, 2009
The Kansas City metropolitan area housing market showed some signs of life in the first two months of the year before recording a downturn in March.
Board seeks interim superintendent
May 6, 2009
The search is on for an interim superintendent for De Soto’s USD 232. The district’s Board of Education on Monday unanimously accepted a motion to enter contract negotiations for an interim superintendent with board members Don Clark, Bill Fletcher and Tim Blankenship present at negotiations.
Rain barrel workshop to be Tuesday in De Sot
May 6, 2009
Hands-on rain barrel crafting lesson to be taught
K-12, higher education leaders slam House’s proposed budget cuts
May 6, 2009
The newest House Republican leadership plan to cut the budget was getting slammed today by representatives of public schools and higher education.
De Soto Baptist Church Relay for Life team to have jewelry sale
May 6, 2009
Sale Saturday at church’s Fellowship Hall
Monticello Historical Society to meet
May 6, 2009
Grass to be program
Vendors, entertainers sought for city’s Fourth of July celebration
May 6, 2009
Lana McPherson seek acts, food vendors
De Soto to observe National Day of Prayer
May 6, 2009
Ceremony Thursday
Downtown De Soto 2-day planning effort to be May 19 and 20
May 6, 2009
Streetscape design to be developed
Who’s who
May 6, 2009
Patrick Brown
Softball splits with Blazers
May 6, 2009
If the Wildcats’ bats hadn’t taken seven innings to preheat, the De Soto softball team could have left Gardner with a sweep over its Frontier League foe Trailblazers.
Commuter forecast, May 6, 2009
May 6, 2009
Highway 24 near Grantville is down to one lane this morning. There’s also a fair amount of fog this morning, so drive with caution.
De Soto USD 232 board to seek interim leader
May 6, 2009
The search is on for an interim superintendent for De Soto’s USD 232.
Parkinson agrees to coal-burning plant
May 6, 2009
In a stunning development, Gov. Mark Parkinson and Sunflower Electric Power Corp. on Monday signed an agreement over the coal-fired electric power project that has strangled Kansas politics for nearly two years.