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Hannah Elizabeth Slankard
August 30, 2001
Clifford W. Kurtz
1932-2001
August 30, 2001
Charlotte M. Gilliam
1972-2001
August 30, 2001
Slapars celebrate 50th
August 30, 2001
Summer break from school had EHS senior booked
August 30, 2001
Looking at his easy-going demeanor and calm, collected speaking style, it might be hard to guess what Matt Clark’s schedule looked like this summer: Boys State one week, a cadet training camp the next. Football and basketball camps squeezed in before a trip to Australia and New Zealand. Free weeks were set aside for working as a lifeguard at the city pool or taking college tours.
Fugitive catpured in Kansas City
August 30, 2001
Several Eudorans reported seeing missing fugitive Douglas Linn Snowden around town to police, Sgt. Greg Dahlem said.
Suspended students may get more than time off with new law
August 30, 2001
Students suspended from school now have a better chance of facing another kind of suspension thanks to a new law that makes it easier to take their drivers’ licenses.
Baseball association pushes ball field upgrades to council
August 30, 2001
The Eudora Amateur Baseball Association said the city struck out when it didn’t follow though with the association’s request for a permanent concession stand at the fields near West Elementary School.
No rest for JV Cards on Labor Day
August 30, 2001
Labor Day celebrations usually entail avoiding labor by picnicking, swimming or sunning. For those involved with the Eudora High School junior varsity football team, the usual Labor Day festivities may be put on hiatus. The team plays at 4:30 in Paola.
Senior-heavy Paola hopes for return to the top
August 30, 2001
The Paola High School football team suffered its first loss to Eudora in school history last season, but Coach Mike Dumpert said getting revenge for the 14-13 overtime loss is the last thing on his team’s mind.
Riding in style
August 30, 2001
The rumble and sputter of the engine echoes in the garage. As the car backs out, the shiny chrome rear end, not unlike a Volkswagen Beetle, emerges, followed by running boards and a regal, Rolls Royce-looking front.
Habitat house moves closer to completion
August 30, 2001
Six weeks ago, a Eudora family’s new home was nothing more than a concrete slab. About 78 volunteer hours later, the walls, roof and frame make imagining the rooms of the house easier.
Letter to the editor
August 30, 2001
It’s very easy to sit back and criticize when you have absolutely no idea what you are talking about. Bravo to the City Council for considering making the Fire Chief job a full-time position. In my opinion, it’s long over due.
Letter to the Editor - Rally ‘Round the Flag
August 30, 2001
Monday, Sept. 3, is another opportunity to show our respect for all working people by flying our flags.
In the dark with a new community
Editor discovers batteries not included can be a curse
August 30, 2001
It is my displeasure to be writing this weekly column for a second time. Sunday, I forgot to hit the save command while writing my column. I’m not mentioning any names, but in the community where I live (Baldwin), that’s as foolhardy as carrying a bucket of chum in Florida’s costal waters.
Small-town living has rewards some may never understand
August 30, 2001
We had some visitors last week. A radio station from Kansas City came to Eudora to award Rachelle Ziesenis tickets to see John Mellencamp in concert. Her list of favorite things about Eudora included the gazebo and that Jasmin’s serves both Mexican and Chinese food. Certainly there’s some fun being poked at Eudora by the station, but it’s nice to see our hometown getting some recognition for the merits of small-town living.
Winifred L. Mosser
1905-2001
August 30, 2001
Geraldine E. Moran
1905-2001
August 30, 2001
Zaveah Roez Kobza
August 30, 2001
Aftyn Dawn Hankins
August 30, 2001
Traffic study shows Eudora’s streets are roads well-traveled
August 30, 2001
Pop quiz: Which roadway has the most people passing through it? Fourteenth and Church streets? Guess again.
Refunds no relief for taxed charities
Food pantry funds low despite tax refund checks
August 30, 2001
By now, $300 and $600 are familiar figures to most taxpayers. Depending on familial status, that’s how much money they’re getting back from the government.
Ghost of depression
August 30, 2001
If she had it to do over again, Jill Wohlgemuth would have called the police. When her fiancegan acting strangely at a friend’s house, she wouldn’t have hidden from him in a bedroom.
Balancing the books
Teenage workers juggle school, work and family
August 30, 2001
The sign outside Sonic on Church Street advertised available jobs at the restaurant, especially daytime shifts now that summer help is back in school or moved on to college.
Reagan Nadine Overcash
August 30, 2001
EHS opens Stutler era with victory
August 30, 2001
The Eudora High School volleyball team welcomed three Bs- Baldwin, Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs, to its season opening quadrangular meet at Eudora, but left the EHS gymnasium with only one W in Coach Jill Stutler’s debut Tuesday night.
Cardinals ready for season opener
August 30, 2001
Two Frontier League heavyweights will begin their quest for a league championship at 7 p.m. Friday at Laws Field.
Days gone by
August 30, 2001
Harold L. Maness
1921-2001
August 30, 2001
Winter river work could help stabilize Kaw
August 30, 2001
This winter, work could begin on a project to stabilize the course of the Kansas River near Eudora.