Archive for Thursday, November 12, 2009

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De Soto VFW Post 6654 memorial dedication
November 12, 2009
Ceremony starts at noon
Volunteer Day Sunday
November 12, 2009
Christmas toy donations sought
De Soto High School Marching Band fundraiser
November 12, 2009
Money to be used for band’s spring break trip to Chicago
De Soto Community Calendar
November 12, 2009
Events from November 12 through 19
Commuter Forecast for November 12, 2009
November 12, 2009
Expect dry conditions with patchy fog during the morning commute, along with some reduced speeds and routine road work.
Who’s Who: Stephanie Hopkins
November 12, 2009
Hometown: I was born in Olathe. We’ve lived in De Soto for 11 years. Family: Parents, John and Denise Hopkins, sister Julie, freshman, and Rachael, fourth-grader
Five Questions: Making plans
November 12, 2009
Medicare’s online plan finder helps beneficiaries find the best plan for them. Natalie Myers, health insurance specialist for the Centers Medicare & Medicaid Services, discusses Medicare’s Fall Open Enrollment period and the Prescription Drug and Health Plan options available in Kansas for 2010.
City approves Sunflower water rights, easement settlement
November 12, 2009
The De Soto City Council last Thursday approved a settlement with Sunflower Redevelopment L.L.C. needed to make necessary upgrades for the Sunflower water treatment plant and move ahead with a possible wholesale water cooperative.
Superintendent suggests limited DHS expansion
November 12, 2009
Superintendent Ron Wimmer proposed Monday the De Soto USD 232 Board of Education consider a scaled back expansion of De Soto High School so that it could move ahead in a shaky economy.
Council OKs added Kill Creek Road costs
November 12, 2009
In Mayor Dave Anderson’s view, the $400,000 in stimulus money the city was given for next year’s repaving of Kill Creek Road was like wining the lottery only to find you have to pay taxes on the windfall.
Neighbors
November 12, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church will have an all-church conference at 7 p.m. Thursday at its Fellowship Hall. The church will also have Bishop’s Roundup for Hunger from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. This is a Lawrence area project.
Mize principal moving to new elementary
November 12, 2009
The De Soto USD 232 Board of Education announced Monday the appointment of Pam Hargrove as principal of Belmont Elementary.
Fall musical teaches cast time management
November 12, 2009
Students in De Soto High School’s production of The Music Man received a lesson in time management this fall.
Wholesale water numbers looking promising
November 12, 2009
Although the numbers will be further refined, the bottom line from a feasibility study into the use Sunflower water plant as a source of a wholesale water cooperative is already apparent.
Council rejects teleconference with market study author
November 12, 2009
The De Soto City Council rejected a proposal to have a video-conference conversation with the author of a feasibility and market study of grocery store options for the city.