Opinion

Neighbors
April 7, 2010
The De Soto Methodist Church had their early Easter morning service at 7:30 a.m. with a breakfast served at 8 a.m.
Neighbors
March 31, 2010
The De Soto Methodist Church’s Bingo Bash was a successful event.
Neighbors
March 24, 2010
The De Soto Methodist Youth Bingo Bash will be from 6 – 9 p.m., Saturday in the fellowship hall.
Neighbors
March 18, 2010
The De Soto United Methodist Church had its annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner Wednesday. The church’s Pleasant Hour club will have a salad luncheon at 10 a.m. Thursday at the its Fellowship Hall.
Final issue of The Explorer time for acknowledgements
March 18, 2010
Volume 13, Number 5. Those two figures appearing on the front page of this week’s De Soto Explorer serve as a RIP of sorts as this will be the last.
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.
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.
Neighbors
March 4, 2010
The De Soto United Methodist Church will have its Bingo Bash from 6 to 9 p.m. March 27 at Fellowship Hall. The price for children is $5 and adults is $10. There will prizes donated from individuals and businesses and food and drink available.
Neighbors
February 25, 2010
The De Soto United Methodist Church postponed the youth group’s Bingo Bash because it conflicted with high school musicals at De Soto and Mill Valley high schools. It was rescheduled to from 6 to 9 p.m. March 27 at the church’s Fellowship Hall. Cost to play will be $10 for adults and $5 for children. There will be refreshments for the hungry so come and play. Call 585-1359 for more information.
Completing Census important to states growth, prosperity
February 25, 2010
A special delivery is on its way to every Kansas household. As mandated by our Constitution, the Census Bureau counts every resident in the U.S. every 10 years. This year, the census forms will be mailed to every residence on March 1.
Letter: Keep history alive
February 25, 2010
t is said that historians have a special responsibility to bring the dead alive in a way that allows them to speak to the living. Alice Smith Dow came to De Soto with her family before Kansas became a state. In “Childhood Memories” she does an exemplary job of giving the reader the conditions that the early settlers were forced to deal with to build our town.
Letter: Keep history alive
February 25, 2010
t is said that historians have a special responsibility to bring the dead alive in a way that allows them to speak to the living. Alice Smith Dow came to De Soto with her family before Kansas became a state. In “Childhood Memories” she does an exemplary job of giving the reader the conditions that the early settlers were forced to deal with to build our town.
Letter: County out of line to mandate recycling
February 25, 2010
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners will soon consider a new proposal from staff about forcing mandatory recycling on the entire county.
Neighbors
February 18, 2010
The De Soto United Methodist Church will have its annual Bingo Bash from 6 to 9 p.m. March 6. Children can plays games all night at the event for a donation of $5 and adults for $10. Food and drinks will be offered. The event is a fundraiser for the church’s youth group.