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Home mechanic wipes out weekend
December 20, 2001
This column is an attempt to salvage something from a lost weekend.
Cuts would create ‘bare bones’ schools
December 20, 2001
If budget cuts outlined by Gov. Bill Graves last Friday become reality, Eudora students could face larger class sizes, and school district employees wouldn’t see salary increases.
City administrator search might get expert help
December 20, 2001
When the city of Eudora begins the search for a city administrator, it could get some help from the Kansas League of Municipalities, which has helped about 30 cities in the state fill high-level municipal positions since 1997.
Graves needs to provide leadership
December 20, 2001
In his eighth and last year, Gov. Bill Graves is being tested by his first real crisis, one in part created in part by his unwillingness to provide the needed leadership earlier in his two terms.
Cards lose to top-ranked Spring Hill, 80-60
December 20, 2001
The Eudora High School boys’ basketball team showed the top-ranked team in class 4A that it wouldn’t go down without a fight during Tuesday night’s 80-60 loss at Spring Hill.
EHS girls skim by in last minute victory
December 20, 2001
Sometimes its the small things that make the difference in basketball games, the things that coaches make players work on tirelessly. Things like free throws, which almost cost the Eudora High School girls basketball team when it made 15 of 36 in Tuesday’s game against Louisburg.
A coach’s homecoming
December 20, 2001
Prairie View Coach Titus Staples’ past came back to haunt him last Friday.
Mary Maurine M. Richardson
1909-2001
December 20, 2001
Earl A. Torneden
1904-2001
December 20, 2001
Days gone by
December 20, 2001
Banking on the holidays
Holiday gift-giving help comes from banks, creative consumers
December 20, 2001
Saving pennies and pocket change throughout the year adds up to a holiday bonus for some shoppers. Debbie Campbell at Douglas County Bank said she has several customers who rely on the accumulation of coins to pay for holiday expenses.
Dear Santa…
Eudora children share their Christmas wishes
December 20, 2001
Eudora Middle School students reach ‘Standard of Excellence’ on state tests
December 20, 2001
Several Eudora Middle School students received certificates of recognition from the State Board of Education for attaining the Standard of Excellence requirements on state assessment tests taken in the 2000-2001 academic year.
Community calendar
December 20, 2001
School calendar
December 20, 2001
School plans advance with sale of bonds
December 20, 2001
The new high school is a few steps closer to reality since the Eudora Board of Education authorized the sale of $8 million in bonds and interviewed candidates for construction consultant.
Mayor’s Christmas fund helps fill Eudora needs
December 20, 2001
After about a dozen years spent organizing the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund, a charity for Eudorans in need, volunteer Richard Campbell has pretty much got the job down pat. He does admit to picking up a few things along the way.
Sculpture’s fate still up in the air
December 20, 2001
Eudora may not have earned a bid to bring a covered wagon sculpture to one of the town’s K-10 entrances, but that doesn’t mean the trail’s end for the project.
Bright ideas
Residents light up neighborhoods with thousands of holiday lights
December 20, 2001
More than just the holiday spirit inspired the bevy of twinkling lights illuminating the Epperson house in Hesper Heights.