Archive for Thursday, August 23, 2001

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New Family and Friends
Holy Family’s new priest begins work
August 23, 2001
When Ray Burger’s family members talk about “father” or “sister,” it may not be exactly clear about whom they’re talking. The Rev. Ray Burger, new priest at Holy Family Catholic Church where parishioners call him “Father Ray,” comes from a family of 14 children, 10 of whom are clergy. Four are priests, and six are nuns.
Fisher to join EMS basketball coaching staff
August 23, 2001
Former Eudora High School basketball player Matt Fisher will remain a Cardinal at the middle school level.
Cardinals plan on leading Frontier in defense
August 23, 2001
The Eudora High School football team has a Frontier League title to defend this season, but for some Cardinals, there is another title to reclaim. Last season, Eudora finished second in the defensive category behind Paola after finishing the 1999 season as the top-rated defense in the league.
A long time gone
Resident reunited with her brother after 42 years
August 23, 2001
Not having seen her brother in 42 years, Trish Akey-Smith said she still would have recognized him walking down the street.
DQ serves Baker freshman a cool treat
August 23, 2001
After two years of blending Blizzards and dishing out Dilly Bars, Dairy Queen employee and Eudora High School graduate Carolyn Jones got a special going-away present.
Small town fan to rock with Mellencamp
August 23, 2001
When Rachelle Ziesenis was a Eudora High School student, John Mellencamp was known as Johnny Cougar, and hits like “Jack and Diane” and “Hurts so Good” were several years away.
Eudorans face preliminary hearings
August 23, 2001
The alleged criminals in two Eudora cases had first appearances in Douglas County Court last week.
New Family and Friends
Hesper Friends welcomes new pastor
August 23, 2001
Coming from the bustling city of Houston, life outside Eudora is a relaxing welcome for Hesper Friends Church minister Charles Neifert.
Authorities scale back search; man eludes federal marshalls serving warrant
August 23, 2001
The Eudora police helped in the search for a man running from federal marshalls as they tried to serve him a warrant.
Schedules change as middle school heats up
August 23, 2001
If the temperatures rise high enough, Eudora Middle School students may find themselves in the hot seat.
days gone by
August 23, 2001
Learning starts all over again
August 23, 2001
After 18 years of schooling, Megan Minter experienced the first day of school all over again, this time in the front of the classroom.
New faces greet returning students
August 23, 2001
As hard as it seems, the time is once again here when kids no longer are allowed to sleep in and bed times are enforced. Gone are the afternoons at the swimming pool, playing baseball and hanging out with friends.
Full-time chief not yet needed
August 23, 2001
We have two questions for the city council: What’s your hurry? Where’s the fire? Last week’s decision to add a full-time salary for a fire chief to next year’s budget seems a little premature, and it leaves us wondering about the demand for a full-time chief.
Ruth W. Norris
1915-2001
August 23, 2001
Memorial services for Ruth Wilma Norris, 85, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Community of Christ Church, 1900 University Drive, Lawrence. Cremation is planned.
Dalhousie Landell Jr.
1940-2001
August 23, 2001
Memorial services for Dalhousie Landell Jr., 61, Linwood, were Friday, Aug. 17, at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Virginia and Robert Durr
August 23, 2001
Local teen earns Eagle Award
August 23, 2001
Bart Allen Carroll, 16, Eudora, has earned the Eagle Award, the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts.
Cross country teams ready to run the good race
August 23, 2001
The Eudora High School boys and girls cross-country may be running the same courses this season but the two teams are vastly different in terms of numbers and leadership.
Area resident takes queen title in Shrine rodeo
August 23, 2001
The question judges asked pageant winner Julie Carden might have stumped other title hopefuls. But Julie Carden had no trouble answering the question, “What is the oldest sport in rodeo?”
Two Eudora High students discover summer break can be like boot camp and was
August 23, 2001
When high school students began school earlier this week, they probably shared stories detailing how they spent their summer vacation: sacking groceries or flipping burgers, taking road trips, going to parties and the usual teenage faire.
Risky venture
Resident falls victim to credit card scam
August 23, 2001
A Eudora woman fell prey to a telephone credit card scam that promised to transfer high interest credit card debts to a credit card with 6.9 percent interest.
Emmaline J. Allen
1911-2001
August 23, 2001
Services for Emmaline Josephine Allen, 90, De Soto, were Monday, Aug. 20, at Cedar Crest Memorial Funeral Home, De Soto. Burial was in Gridley Cemetery.