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Eudora family feels effects of plant closing
April 13, 2000
When Terry McKenzie purchased his 1997 Chevy Blazer less than a month ago, he had no reason to believe he wouldn’t be able to make the payments. He didn’t think the remodeling work he began on his home would have to be put on hold. He didn’t expect the job he had worked at for seven years wouldn’t be ending anytime soon.
Cardinals hit rough stretch of the season
April 13, 2000
Losing the last four games at home is not what the Eudora Cardinal softball team had in mind especially since it opened the season in convincing fashion against Pleasant Ridge.
Seeing Red
Cards drop heartbreaker to Paola
April 13, 2000
Despite a strong effort through the first six innings last Thursday, the Eudora Cardinals were unable to win their home baseball opener against the Paola Panthers last Thursday.
Tax preparers earn their keep as April filing deadline approaches
April 13, 2000
Being late isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Unless it’s one of the busiest number-crunching times of the year tax time. For some local tax preparers, it’s a given. There will be latecomers, and some will be helped. For others, it’s time to be taxed and there’s no room at the inn.
Fifteen years of backpay is suitable compensation
April 13, 2000
Maybe the words of land surveyor Dennis Boltz served as the best bottom-line solution for the dispute between a Eudora landowner and the city, which wants to buy the land that includes an unknown city-owned road.
Mastering the basics
Is mastery learning the best approach for Eudora’s kids?
April 13, 2000
About five years ago every high school sophomore in Kansas took a standardized math test. The results weren’t pretty. No school district in the state the Eudora district included achieved the national average.
Planning and Zoning commission approves revisions to planned overlay district
April 13, 2000
Requirements for developers submitting future building plans will soon be up to speed thanks to action by Eudora’s planning and zoning commission.
Making huge strides
Eudora High junior captures gold in first two meets this year
April 13, 2000
In a world of trees, Brian Harris would be considered a sprout.
The simple joys of parenthood can easily be taken for granted
April 13, 2000
I sat last week and listened as a mother told me her heart-wrenching tale of her daughter’s abduction 18 months ago.
Public hearing for proposed development delayed one month
April 13, 2000
Voting for preliminary and final plans for the development now known as Wakarusa Ridge Estates was deferred for one month at the Planning and Zoning Commission’s April 5 public hearing. The deferment was because a mistake in the legal description of the property annexed into the city earlier this year left a 20 feet by 200 feet gap in the land unannexed. The mistake, said Matt Taylor, city engineer, left about 90 percent of the property annexed into the city, with the remaining to be voted on at the Wednesday, April 11 City Council meeting.