Archive for Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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Homecoming heartbreak
Late miscues cost Cats in 7-6 homecoming defeat
October 7, 2009
The De Soto Wildcats suffered a homecoming heartbreaker Friday in De Soto against Paola, 7-6.
Seniors speak up in win over Eudora
October 7, 2009
At halftime, senior Duncan Henderson spoke and the team listened.
Five Questions: Water Wheel
October 7, 2009
The De Soto Water Department is undergoing transitions as improvements are made to the Sunflower treatment plant and a cooperative involving neighboring towns and rural water districts is being explored. This week, The Explorer questions De Soto Water Department supervision Clarence Brunk about his department.
Who’s Who: Dan Hayes
October 7, 2009
Hometown: De Soto Occupation: Vacuum pulse equipment trouble shooter. Family: Wife, Chris; stepson, Mike Crutchfield; stepdaughter, Bridget Sterling; sons, Max and Nick. Age: 53
De Soto shares in JoCo’s success in job growth of past two decades
October 7, 2009
Although it hasn’t shared in Johnson County’s success in such areas as retail sales and home starts, De Soto has been a part of the county’s remarkable job growth of the last two decades.
Blues & BBQ offers local cooking
October 7, 2009
Although its organizers hope the second De Soto Chamber of Commerce Blues and BBQ at Riverfest Park will attract many from outside the community, there will be a great deal of hometown cooking both on stage and at the team barbecue pits.
Mill Valley-De Soto golf duo places fourth at Gardner
October 7, 2009
Mill Valley-De Soto golfers Emma Tinsley and Cameron Eckardt combined to fire a 44 and placed fourth on Tuesday at the Gardner-Edgerton Invitational.
MAYB Basketball announces tournaments
October 7, 2009
The first of three Mid-America Youth Basketball tournaments will take place Nov. 21-22 in Leavenworth County.
Tennis places 5th at Gardner, tough regional awaits
October 7, 2009
After a competition at Bonner Springs was canceled last week, the De Soto Wildcat tennis team went to Gardner Saturday for a tournament that coach William Farmer called competitive.
Despite injuries, runners perform well at KC Metro meet
October 7, 2009
When they’re healthy, the De Soto Wildcats look like one of the top cross country teams in the state.
DHS briefs
October 7, 2009
Girls golf pair place 5th
Commuter Forecast for October 7, 2009
October 7, 2009
Dry conditions and chilly temperatures should greet us this morning. Some ramp closures and delays between Topeka and Emporia could be cause for worry.
Another black eye
October 7, 2009
In August of 1896 William Allen White was fit to be tied. Accosted by an angry populist mob on the streets of Emporia, he stormed into his office at the Emporia Gazette and wrote an editorial that he headed, “What’s the Matter with Kansas?”