Archive for Thursday, May 21, 2009

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Cats dominate Bobcats, 6-0
St. Thomas Aquinas next up for DHS
May 21, 2009
The De Soto soccer team was utterly dominant in its 6-0 home over Basehor-Linwood Thursday in the first round of regionals.
Commuter Forecast for May 21, 2009
May 21, 2009
Commuters could experience 5-10 minute delays near Kansas Turnpike exit 204, but the weather looks good.
Workshop gives away rain barrels with hopes of encourging use
May 21, 2009
As he waited in line for a hole to be cut in the top of his new rain barrel, De Soto resident Sam Tyler said he remembered with most people took advantage of the water that fell free from the sky.
Seniors prepare for life after high school
May 21, 2009
Seniors bid farewell to De Soto High School Saturday. The 89th class of De Soto High School now prepares for life outside the confines of a high school classroom.
Memorial team to have Relay for Life barbecue
May 21, 2009
The Ruth Lynn Memorial team with the Relay for Life of Shawnee and Lenexa is organizing a Barbecue/Fun Day from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at the Monticello United Methodist Church, 23860 W. 75th St., Lenexa.
Soccer nets shutout win on Senior Night
May 21, 2009
The De Soto Wildcats have picked the right time to be playing their best soccer of the season. Last Thursday on Senior Night, the Wildcats cruised to an impressive 5-0 shutout victory over a talented K.C. Christian squad.
Girls track 3rd at league meet, boys runner up
May 21, 2009
If someone told Brian Dinkel his girls track squad would take third in a challenging Frontier League in 2009, he might not have believed it.
Boys golf wins regional title, qualifies for state
May 21, 2009
Gusty winds and challenging pin locations can make golf an awfully difficult sport.
Parkinson demonstrate political landscape change
May 21, 2009
Evidence of the state political landscape changed with the resignation of Kathleen Sebelius to become part of President Barack Obama’s cabinet was not long in coming.
Hillside Village Easter event raises $1,300 for food pantry
May 21, 2009
On April 4, Hillside Village Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing facility was the host to its second annual Easter Egg Hunt and Help. Dr, Robert Haynes owner of Hillside promised donate 25 cents per item that came in for the food pantry and then challenged area businesses and residents to match his challenge.
Early Childhood Education program to remain unchanged
May 21, 2009
There will be no reorganization this year of De Soto USD 232’s Early Childhood Special Education program. USD 232 Board of Education unanimously took action Monday night to discontinue any reorganization planned under director of special services Susan Sipe, who is resigning from the district effective July 1.
City gets $90,000 more in stimulus funding
May 21, 2009
It’s too early to know if the federal stimulus package will boost the economy, but it will make a difference in De Soto.
City to approach Lexington homeowners about sewer options
May 21, 2009
The De Soto City Council gave staff members the green light May 7 to contact 10 homeowners about a possible expansion of sewer service to their properties. The homes discussed are on Lexington Avenue north of 91st Street and south of Lexington Trails Middle School.
City questions state agencies actions on possible grant application
May 21, 2009
The city of De Soto and three neighboring rural water districts are moving forward a feasibility study of the joint use of the Sunflower water plant despite what city officials view as the unwarranted interference by a state agency.
Nieghbors
May 21, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church recognized its six De Soto High School graduates Sunday with a flyer with a short commentary on the students with their future plans and accomplishments while students at DHS.