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Kaylee Dawn Neis
December 6, 2001
Colby Thomas Wilkerson
December 6, 2001
Apply consistent approach to town homes
December 6, 2001
Less than six months ago, Mary Ann Stewart approached the Eudora Planning Commission and City Council to request a rezoning of her northwest Eudora property from single-family residential to multi-family. At those meetings, concerned neighbors armed with a petition opposed the rezoning. The neighbors argued that the location was inappropriate for duplexes and that traffic would increase to an unsafe and intolerable level. They also argued rezoning would decrease nearby property values. As a result, both the planning commission and city council overwhelmingly rejected the rezoning.
Tax appraisals reflect growth, interest in Eudora community
December 6, 2001
Property owners in Eudora should be expecting tax appraisals in their mailboxes if they haven’t already gotten them. The news shouldn’t be too surprising because the mill levy increased by about 4 percent, a fairly normal rate, said Douglas County Appraiser Marion Johnson.
A mother’s battle of persistence
December 6, 2001
It’s been four months since Judi O’Grady’s daughter, Brooke O’Grady, died from cancer at the age of 15. Since then, little has changed in Brooke O’Grady’s room. The bed is neatly made, stuffed animals are in place and things look close to normalthe way it was before she became sick with an illness that took her life on Aug. 3.
Community calendar
December 6, 2001
School calendar
December 6, 2001
Students lend an ear to famous band director
December 6, 2001
Last week, a man who has sat in the White House and talked with United States presidents found himself perched on a swiveling stool in the Eudora High School auditorium speaking to high school and middle school band students about those experiences in Washington.
Thell Dean
1909-2001
December 6, 2001
Carolyn S. Rogers
December 6, 2001
Dan and Evah Basel
December 6, 2001
Jim and Genevieve Guy
December 6, 2001
Family, community will enjoy benefits from habitat home
December 6, 2001
Some might argue that homes built through the efforts of Habitat for Humanity are symbolic gestures. In a sense, that is true. No one in the organization or the volunteers it attracts could claim their efforts can address the need for affordable housing here or nationally.
A wild discovery
Thanks to frequent flyer miles, Eudora family opts for cultural experiences in Uganda and Kenya
December 6, 2001
When the Beck family discovered they had accumulated enough frequent flyer miles for a vacation, Todd and Natalee Beck thought about snorkeling. Instead, they opted to dive into the cultures of Uganda and Kenya.
Joshua Caleb Ziesenis
December 6, 2001
Effingham efforts pay off for Cardinals
Wrestlers earn team fourth, seven individual medals
December 6, 2001
Eudora High School’s matmen traveled north to Effingham Saturday and opened the season with a fourth-place showing.
Late Nite kicks off season
Pep rally crowd cheers
December 6, 2001
Kansas University students who cherish their school’s famous “Late Night with Roy” event might want to take a ride to Eudora next year to see another area basketball kick-off event.
Girls hope close ending in 36-29 loss a sign of better things yet to come
December 6, 2001
The Eudora Cardinal girls basketball team hopes that its strong fourth quarter in a 36-29 loss to 5A Highland Park Tuesday afternoon at the Gardner-Edgerton Trailblazer Invitational Tournament will carry over to a .500 record by next week.
Secret Santa Shop lets students buy gifts on a budget fit for a kid
December 6, 2001
Joining the ranks of the numerous holiday shoppers can be difficult for those who can’t drive to the nearest mall because their legs wouldn’t reach the pedals and whose ATM is a piggy bank.
Gertrude Swartz
1910-2001
December 6, 2001
Days Gone By
December 6, 2001
Boys earn shot at early title
December 6, 2001
The Eudora boys basketball team should be fresh for the championship round of the Cardinal Invitational after using a 10-man rotation to advance through the opening rounds.