Archive for Wednesday, November 25, 2009

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Larry Kroemer retirement reception
November 25, 2009
To mark 27 years with department
Health department to offer free testing on World AIDS Day
November 25, 2009
Johnson County Health Department, in observance of World AIDS Day, is offering free rapid HIV testing on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
Commuter Forecast for November 25, 2009
November 25, 2009
Expect a chilly Wednesday commute with some reduced speeds between Lawrence and Topeka.
DHS graduate starts new church in Eudora after life on the road
November 25, 2009
Harry Patterson talks about his past and it sounds like an a cappella version of Johnny Cash’s “I’ve Been Everywhere.”
Five Questions: Anti-Freeze
November 25, 2009
Stephen Carr, an instructor in the automotive technology program at Johnson County Community College, answers questions about winter car care.
Contractor strives to survive hard times
November 25, 2009
There’s been many days in the past year when Andy Everett worried his business, E’s Directional Boring, wasn’t going to make it.
Who’s Who: Gage Carroll
November 25, 2009
Age: 14 School: Lexington Trails Middle School eighth-grader Place of birth: Broken Arrow, Okla. Parents: Carol and David Carroll
Neighbors
November 25, 2009
The De Soto United Methodist Church’s Christmas Eve services will be at 5 and 9 p.m. this year rather than 9 and 11 p.m. as in the past.
Giving thanks meaingful in lean times
November 25, 2009
Except for those among use who experienced the bleak days of the Great Depression and World War II, this will be the most dismal Thanksgiving in memory.
USD 232 students’ food drives make the difference
November 25, 2009
It’s that time of year to be thankful, and students in the De Soto school district have worked hard to give back to the community.
Don’t forget your blessings
November 25, 2009
Like the fellow said, when you’re up to your hips in alligators, it’s a little hard to remember that your initial objective was to drain the swamp. OK, OK, he didn’t say hips, but you get the drift. After all, this is supposed to be a family newspaper.
Water study confirms earlier estimates
November 25, 2009
The feasibility study into what is being called the Western Johnson County Water Cooperative answered the big question, but left De Soto City Council members with others.
Sing and Sign class offers communication tips
November 25, 2009
Charlotte Pener can tell her mom when she wants more Cheerios without actually saying a word. Charlotte and her mother, Denise, attend Baby Sing and Sing classes at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
Hotlines provide tipsters venue to report discretions
November 25, 2009
Mill Valley and De Soto high schools are working to make students feel safer at school. The schools recently made e-mail and voicemail services available for students to anonymously and safely report instances of drug or alcohol abuse, vandalism, contraband and other indiscretions.