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Letter: Plausible deniability at play
August 26, 2008
I was reading the minutes of the city council meeting of Aug. 11, especially the council discussions about the Monticello madness scandal.
Letter: Pflumm statement full of holes
August 26, 2008
Council member Dan Pflumm’s statement (Dispatch, Aug. 13) is so full of holes as to make a piece of Swiss cheese look like solid steel.
De Soto schools experience growth spurt
August 26, 2008 in print edition on A6
De Soto USD 232’s preliminary enrollment numbers show about 409 more students than the district’s official headcount from 2007.
Fire displaces apartment residents
August 26, 2008
Twelve to 15 residents have been displaced after a fire Saturday at the Fox Run Apartments in Shawnee.
KVL welcomes Turner as newest member
August 26, 2008 in print edition on B1
The Kaw Valley League’s stint as a nine-school league was short-lived.
Credit unions plan to merge
August 26, 2008
The boards of directors of Free State Credit Union and Credit Union of Johnson County have signed a letter of intent to merge, pending approval by both organizations’ membership.
SMMC introduces new ‘Skylight’ system
August 26, 2008
The Skylight ACCESS system provides patients with customized health information, education and interactive services, all at the bedside.
Runnin’ dirty
Muddy sneakers, good times a way of life for trail runners
August 26, 2008 in print edition on B1
The Trail Nerds unofficially began in 2000 when Ben Holmes, Trail Nerds co-founder Kyle Amos and a few other friends began hitting the trails around Kansas City.
Urgent care clinic to open
August 26, 2008
Medical Express Urgent Care Clinic plans to open its doors Monday in the Hales Building at 11338 Shawnee Mission Parkway.
Bids for De Soto district school additions to be awarded
August 26, 2008
The bids are on the street for building expansions to Starside and Clear Creek elementary schools.
St. James boys seek own soccer successes
August 26, 2008 in print edition on B1
Rick Enna knows something special is brewing at St. James Academy.
Commissioner to refund campaign for sales tax ad
Ethics panel ruling prompts decision
August 26, 2008
Johnson County Commissioner John Segale will have to refund his campaign for half the expense of a billboard promoting both his re-election and passage of the countywide sales tax for safety.
Wristen: Must-see events aplenty
August 26, 2008 in print edition on B1
If you’re looking for drama this fall, turn off the television and go to a game.
Injuries aside, NW tennis ready to compete
August 26, 2008 in print edition on B1
When Shawnee Mission Northwest head tennis coach Ken Clow saw the graduation of 10 seniors from his girls tennis program last season, he didn’t panic.
Maranatha to test its mettle with varsity football schedule
August 26, 2008 in print edition on B2
We’re growing.” Those are the words of Maranatha Academy varsity football head coach Brandon Smith regarding the state of the Eagles’ program going into its third year of existence.
New coach hopes to bring fervor to Cougar basketball
August 26, 2008 in print edition on B2
If Brian McIntosh has his way, there will be a bevy of enthusiastic Lady Cougar basketball players bellowing their raucous way to the state tournament in five years.
Teen guilty in police shooting
August 26, 2008
A Shawnee teenager has been found guilty of the attempted murder of a Shawnee Police officer.