Archive for Thursday, March 11, 2010

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Chicago or bust
DHS band to play in the second city
11:47 p.m., March 11, 2010 Updated 12:05 a.m.
Four De Soto High School seniors share their experiences as the DHS band makes its way to Chicago.
Commuter Forecast for March 11, 2010
March 11, 2010
We are looking at a chance of rain this morning between Lawrence and Topeka, so look out for wet roads.
County recycling mandate gets cool reception
March 11, 2010
The Johnson County Commissioners want to have a public hearing about its new plan to make curbside recycling mandatory in the county.
Who’s Who: Mike Gast
March 11, 2010
Occupation: Lieutenant with the Northwest Consolidated Fire District. Hometown: Rural Leavenworth County. Family: Wife, Casey, son, Greg, and daughter, Carrie.
De Soto Youth Ministries collecting money for Haiti
March 11, 2010
The De Soto Youth Ministries’ planned trip to earthquake ravaged Haiti was cancelled earlier this year.
Board OKs staffs proposal for cuts
12:00 a.m., March 11, 2010 Updated 04:32 p.m.
De Soto USD 232 has a $1.9 million budget gap for the 2009-2010 school year, but after tightening up its belt and sharpening pencils, that gap has gotten a little smaller.
City to use slurry seal in annual repaving effort
March 11, 2010
Summer street improvement season is right around the corner, but with limited funding the city is looking to stretch its dollars.
Superintendent search timeline set
March 11, 2010
Before Ron Wimmer steps down as superintendent at the end of the 2010-2011 school year, he wants to have his successor lined up.
Neighbors
March 11, 2010
The De Soto United Methodist Church is having a St. Patrick’s Day dinner from 5:50 to 7 p.m. March 17 at Fellowship Hall. Corn beef, cabbage, soda bread, hearty soups, desserts and drinks will be on the menu. The cost is $3 for children 5 and younger and $5 for adults. There will be Irish entertainment, as well.
Spring Training: Starside Running Club
March 11, 2010
Students at Lexington Trails Middle School and De Soto High School recently began spring sports practices.
JoCo Heritage Trust Fund grant application process starts
March 11, 2010
The application process for the 2010 Johnson County Heritage Trust Fund Grant Program is under way.
Youth Bingo night March 27
March 11, 2010
The De Soto United Church Youth will have its annual Bingo Bash will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at the church’s Fellowship Hall. 8760 Kill Creek Road.
Accurate 2010 Census important to Johnson County
March 11, 2010
In March, we kick-off the 2010 Census. Johnson County is partnering with the U.S. Census Bureau to assure an accurate count of our community.