Archive for Thursday, May 28, 2009

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Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4 wins lawsuit against city of Eudora
03:49 p.m., May 28, 2009 Updated 11:05 a.m.
The jury in the case of Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4 versus the city of Eudora has ruled against Eudora.
Commuter forecast for May 28, 2009
May 28, 2009
No adverse weather this morning, but there’s plenty of regional roadwork to slow you down. Namely, Highways 24 and 59 are both experiencing some road projects.
District prepares budget after state cuts
May 28, 2009
While the work may be done for students in the De Soto USD 232, the administrators and Board of Education members are getting to work finalizing budgets for the next school year.
4,000 tickets on sale for Chamber’s Country Concert
May 28, 2009
De Soto Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sara Ritter advises local country music lovers not to wait to get tickets for the Chamber’s June 20 County Concert.
Library offers creative outlet for summer vacation
May 28, 2009
Just because the school year is over, doesn’t mean students put away their desire to learn and be creative.
A quiet holiday follows a homeful of visitors
May 28, 2009
The house is quiet now. After a flurry of lunches and last-minute visits on Tuesday and Wednesday, the children and grandchildren have all gone their separate ways.
May 28, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church will have Bingo night from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the UMC Fellowship Hall. Adults cards for a night of playing will be $10 and youth cards cost $5. Merchants and individuals have donated prizes. Money raised will be used for the youth mission trip this summer. For more information call The Rev. Jerry Vaughn at 585-1152.
Sub-state title highlights ’09 tennis season
May 28, 2009
Though the 2009 De Soto boys tennis team ultimately fell short of its goals at the state tournament, the season as a whole was one of the best in school history.
Pet Talk
May 28, 2009
The month of April was an eye-opener for our staff as we diagnosed heartworms in four dogs from De Soto or the outlying area. Fortunately, the dogs are improving and will eventually recover from the life-threatening parasites.