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Eudora CPA Picnic
Schedule of Events
July 19, 2001
Former resident faces arson charge
July 19, 2001
Jill S. Lavin, a former Eudora resident charged with arson last month, will appear in court at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 19 in Lawrence. Douglas County District Attorney Christine Kenney said the purpose of the appearance was to set a preliminary hearing.
Eudora eighth-grader gets bite of foreign culture
July 19, 2001
Probably not unlike many upcoming seventh graders, Mason McCurdy has a special collection of coins.
Student ambassador group takes EHS senior to the people
July 19, 2001
Eudora High School senior Joah Buchanan broadened her horizons this summer as she traveled to Australia and New Zealand from June 10 to July 3 with the People to People student ambassador program .
Pinecrest news
July 19, 2001
Fifty-one residents and friends enjoyed the combined birthday party and potluck dinner Saturday at Pinecrest II clubroom. The birthday people were Olive Clark, Mickey Rightmire and Carroll Schopper.
A sweet confection
July 19, 2001
When Nellie Tolly walks to the Kwik Shop to buy a candy bar, she doesn’t get just any confection.
High-tech homework
Chamber hopes to put students to work for Eudora
July 19, 2001
Eudora shoppers may soon be able to find out about Eudora’s hardware store with help from software.
Stein era begins at EHS
July 19, 2001
Eudora High School basketball coach Scott Stein got the first glimpse of his new team as he watched them play in a summer league and a basketball clinic earlier this month. Last week, the two sides were officially introduced as the coach hosted two, three-hour workout sessions for the team.
Cardinal baseball team ends season with trip to state tournament
July 19, 2001
The Eudora Cardinals came up short of a state baseball title last weekend in Hutchinson, but learned they could stay competitive against some of the state’s elite teams.
Days gone by
July 19, 2001
Recalling a picnic past
Residents recall earlier years of Eudora festivity
July 19, 2001
Ruth Wilson has picture-perfect memories of Eudora’s annual CPA picnic. Raised south of Eudora in Clearfield until her family moved to town in 1940, her parents would take the family to the CPA picnic every year.
letters
July 19, 2001
Sales tax money leaving town
July 19, 2001
Wednesday night, close to 100 Eudora residents and community leaders gathered at Eudora High School to discuss the future of their town. Their goal was to take the first step toward some long-term goals regarding what type of community Eudora will eventually become.
New telephone program put on hold
July 19, 2001
Eudora telephone customers looking for a new local program will have to experience some call waiting.
Jeffrey A. Wrightsman
1963-2001
July 19, 2001
Wilma E. Griffin
1913-2001
July 19, 2001
Will H. Chrisman
1979-2001
July 19, 2001
Eudora police
July 19, 2001
Community calendar
July 19, 2001
Dylan Jacob Sommer
July 19, 2001
Eudora 16-and-under team to rough it up in CPA scrimmage
July 19, 2001
Football will take center stage at the CPA Picnic, but there won’t be any helmets, pads or field goals.
Grosdidier starts anew
July 19, 2001
Don Grosdidier isn’t going back to middle school for a third time because he’s unsuccessful. In fact, he succeeded in snatching the middle school principal’s position, bringing him back to the building where he attended middle school and later taught high school.
School board says goodbye to old friend
July 19, 2001
Hellos and goodbyes dominated last Thursday’s school board meeting when the board recognized former Principal Tom Jerome for more than three decades of service and welcomed two new additions to the Eudora School District.
Eudora losing retail dollars to other towns
Economist offers ideas for keeping tax dollars in town
July 19, 2001
Consider your household and your neighbors on either side. Conceptually, only one of you spends any money in Eudora.
Comprehensive plan moves forward
July 19, 2001
City council members, school officials, consultants and residents chatted in small groups around lunch tables in the Eudora High School commons before a comprehensive planning focus session July 10.
Eudora pitcher redefines boys of summer
Deluna accustomed to being only girl on baseball team
July 19, 2001
She pitches, plays some shortstop and first base, and if you tell her she throws like a girl, she might just take it as a compliment.
True beauty cannot be blemished
July 19, 2001
You can’t keep anything nice anymore” is a sentiment often expressed by my grandfather, known as “Papa” to his loved ones.
Workers nail down beginning of Habitat house foundation
July 19, 2001
About 9 a.m. Saturday, when most children his age were probably in their pajamas watching cartoons, 5-year-old Kelly Latshaw struck a nail into the frame of his new home with some steadying from Habitat for Humanity construction chairman Randy Krehbiel.