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Septic waste disposal options being considered
August 2, 2001
Septic waste from unincorporated areas of Douglas County isn’t headed toward Eudora anymore.
Lula Coulter
1910-2001
August 2, 2001
Jimmy J. Faulconer
1954-2001
August 2, 2001
No such thing as a slow summer for
August 2, 2001
The constant traveling coupled with the numerous games of summer softball could be enough to make some young athletes grow weary of a sport they once loved.
Kaw Valley Bank makes it three in a row at Don Abel Memorial Softball Tournament
August 2, 2001
It’s 4 a.m., do you know where your company slow pitch softball team is?
Eudora athletes bring home Sunflower medals
August 2, 2001
Six Eudora athletes traveled to Lawrence for the annual Sunflower State games and drove back on K-10 with medals in their hands.
Barnett’s boys get battle-ready
Cardinals prepare for upcoming season with summer camp
August 2, 2001
Watching your kids grow up can be a gratifying experience. Just ask Eudora High School Football Coach Aaron Barnett.
No bull: Competitors saddle up for Douglas County Horse Show
August 2, 2001
Showing horses and winning prizes has been a commonplace activity for Eudora residents Julie Carden and Kevin Webb over the years.
City’s budget plan for 2002 keeps a lid on property taxes
August 2, 2001
Eudora’s proposed budget for 2002 means a savings of about one dollar in property taxes for a homeowner with a house valued at $100,000.
Judi’s Gifts the latest downtown addition
August 2, 2001
As of July 24, 709 Main St. looks quite a bit different. Gone is the rustic, bare-bones atmosphere of the flea market once on the site.
Eudora woman’s hobby adds flavor to life
August 2, 2001
Salt and pepper shaker collector Teri Leahy can boast about a collection of about 300 sets of shakers, but her favorite set resembles a pair of Jayhawks.
Jaycees grant could spruce up downtown gazebo
August 2, 2001
After weathering summer after summer of hot, sticky CPA picnics and the bitter cold of holiday seasons, one Eudora nonagenarian might get a well-deserved facelift.
Saying goodbye is never easy
August 2, 2001
Saying goodbye is never easy. Saying goodbye to people you truly care about is next to impossible.
Council should not be afraid to spend tax money
August 2, 2001
Eudora City Council members are working hard to keep property taxes low, but are they doing what is best for the city?
War veteran seeks peace
After 56 years, retired Marine still wrestles with memories of Iwo Jima
August 2, 2001
Ernest Tubbs sang the old country song, “Let’s say goodbye like we said hello. In a friendly sort of way.” But Eudora’s Jess Wyant, 76, is living the lyrics. After almost 30 years, Wyant, a reluctant war hero, is trying to reconcile with a wife that left him over his drinking and depression. If alcoholism ever could be explainable, it would be in Wyant’s case. He has persevered through five bouts of cancer, a stroke and three of the most intense battles of World War II. He now wants to see his ex-wife one last time before he dies to tell her he always loved her.
Football boosters to sell advertising at Laws Field
August 2, 2001
Eudora’s football boosters don’t only see numbers lit up on the scoreboard or painted on the field. They see dollars that could help the program through advertising space sold on the south side of Laws field near the scoreboard.
days gone by
August 2, 2001
Animals with attitude
Fair continues with livestock shows
August 2, 2001
Visitors to the Douglas County Fairgrounds might not see much of a difference between the sheep mulling in pen after pen.