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Gerald H. Thompson
August 17, 2000
Love at first bike
Local man’s passion for motorcycles kept on the right track
August 17, 2000
Mike Oleson really knows his way around a motorcycle.
EHS Booster Club gears up for a new athletic season
August 17, 2000
Eudora High School boosters can have a chance to root for the home team during all games this season. The EHS Booster Club encourages community participation in all events.
Eudora High adds two ball diamonds
August 17, 2000
Eudora High students will now be able to practice a little closer to school, thanks to the addition of two on-campus ball diamonds.
Syndicated cartoon plugs in local’s idea
August 17, 2000
Neil Wright has joined an elite class of readers of the nationally syndicated Pluggers cartoon series.
Vote recounted; Leach advances
August 17, 2000
Lana Leach of Lawrence held on to her victory in the 47th District House of Representatives primary race after a ballot recount requested last week by her opponent, Bruce Hanson.
City finally gets Moses’ property to use for plant
August 17, 2000
The condemnation of land owned by a Eudora family is now over. and the family couldn’t be happier about the outcome.
Journal-World purchases Bonner Springs Chieftain
August 17, 2000
Clausie and Jean Smith, owners of Chieftain-Sentinel Publications for 21 years, have entered into an agreement to sell the newspaper publishing company to the World Company, based in Lawrence.
Local pharmacists truly appreciated
To the Editor:
August 17, 2000
The Eudora Area Historical Society would like to thank Alf Oleson, his wife, Dorothea, and Paula Winkler for attending the EAHS meeting July 12 and participating in the program titled “Eudora Pharmacies, Soda Fountains and Sundries.” It was most informative and entertaining.
A quick fix: There is no such thing
August 17, 2000
I alluded a few weeks back to the notion that I am missing the fix-it gene prevalent in most men. I’m not sure if it’s an X or an Y chromosome in actuality.
KDOT rejection might impact our quality of life
Editorial
August 17, 2000
Sadly, the Kansas Department of Transportation shunned Eudora last week.
Nancy Gabriel
August 17, 2000
Florence E. Jean
August 17, 2000
Heitzman three times golden at Nationals
August 17, 2000
Paul Heitzman finally found some competition, and then he ran right past it.
Improvement is slow but steady at Riverview
Bigger said soy long to paying, waiting to play a round of golf
August 17, 2000
Six years ago, Jim Bigger got tired of the long lines and steep costs associated with playing golf in Johnson County so he did something about it.
Kicking off the fall
New football season brings feeling of optimism to Eudora Cards
August 17, 2000
Summer is winding down, but things are just heating up for the Eudora High football team.
The year-round proposition
Has the summer break from school outlived its usefulness?
August 17, 2000
It’s a cherished American tradition that has inspired rock-and-roll tunes, full-length motion pictures and countless teacher-assigned essays, but as the summer vacation dwindles to its last few remaining days, a few questions rise to the fore.
Field trip illustrates Kansas River erosion
August 17, 2000
Leavenworth and Douglas county officials hope a field trip last week will translate into federal funds to finance work that would halt erosion along the Kansas River.
Commission hears many Oz opinions
August 17, 2000
After two work sessions consuming eight hours, Johnson County Commissioners have listened to a wide range of opinions on Oz Entertainment Co.’s proposed redevelopment plan for the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Eudora 4-H members fare well at fair
August 17, 2000
Annual Watermelon Festival rolls into DeSoto next weekend
August 17, 2000
DeSoto’s Watermelon Festival is two weeks away and organizers say this year’s celebration will be the biggest yet.
Benefit Saturday to fund DeSoto shelter
August 17, 2000
One man’s dream of opening a new animal shelter in DeSoto is picking up momentum.