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Eudora pilgrim makes final voyage
Brooke O’Grady dies at 15 after five-year battle with cancer
August 9, 2001
When Brooke O’Grady was confirmed at Holy Family Church in Eudora, she chose Peregrine to be her confirmation name. The name, said the Rev. David Rabe, means pilgrim. Tuesday, Brooke journeyed to Holy Family one last time, a final stop after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Historical society learns of Eudora Jaycees
August 9, 2001
The Eudora Area Historical Society met July 19, and heard a presentation about the history of the Eudora Jaycees, given by Carrie Werst and Glenn Wineinger. The Eudora Jaycees began in 1944, but lapsed for several years. Wineinger said some of the organization’s first projects included tearing down old downtown buildings, painting a house, working on the fire station and supporting Kurt von Achen for State Jaycees office.
Singer, songwriter returns to Eudora for sound performance
August 9, 2001
Most national music acts coming to northeast Kansas stop by Bonner Springs. But that wasn’t true Aug. 5.
Blue Flames go out in style
August 9, 2001
It may have been the Blue Bombers, Blue Demons, Stingers and finally, the Eudora Blue Flames softball team over its four seasons but the team always found a way to place near the top of its division.
Up from the ashes
Two local residents head to nationals with Phenix softball team
August 9, 2001
The Lawrence Phenix rose to the occasion of the national tournament and landed a fifth-place finish out of 48 teams.
Eudora’s Kracl wins national AAU Championship
August 9, 2001
Making first team Frontier League and being named honorable mention All-State as a freshman might make some young athletes rest on their laurels. In case you were wondering, 6- feet tall Eudora High School sophomore Lauren Kracl doesn’t happen to be one of those athletes.
Letters to the editor
August 9, 2001
New editor’s life changes in a day
August 9, 2001
Two weeks ago, Laura and I spent a Friday morning signing papers to close on our new home in Baldwin.
Honor Brooke with fitting memorials
August 9, 2001
Eudora weeps. The death of Brooke O’Grady last Friday unleashed a torrent of emotions in the community. Anger. Depression. Relief. Sorrow. While she wouldn’t have us cry before she passed away, as we remember her fight, it’s hard not to cry.
Brooke’ O’Grady
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Gerald Campbell
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Lawrence Dee “Larry” Hime
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Parents, students prepare for new school year start
August 9, 2001
Going back to school can require parents and caregivers to prepare almost as much as students.
A bedroom community
Census shows city supports renters
August 9, 2001
Compared to college towns like Lawrence and Manhattan or a metropolitan city like New York, Eudora may not be the most likely place for renters to live.
Three men charged in Gilded Cage gambling case
August 9, 2001
Douglas County Jail July 31. The Douglas County District Attorney’s office had filed warrants for their arrest June 22, a result of an investigation by the Douglas County Sheriff’s investigation of the Gilded Cage, a Eudora drinking establishment.
Truman Wayne Orr
August 9, 2001
Michael and Maribeth Orr, Bonner Springs, announce the birth of their son, Truman Wayne, on Saturday, July 28, 2001, at Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park.
One ‘fair’ day
Eudora 4-Hers bring home rewards from Douglas County fair
August 9, 2001
After almost two weeks practically camped out at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, Eudora 4-Hers came home, ribbons in tow.