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A good driver is hard to find
July 26, 2001
In the middle of the afternoon, one would think there would be few reasons for a driver to be distracted. First of all, most people have been awake for several hours, so the possibility of early-morning drowsiness seems unlikely. Second, most afternoons, at least recently, have been filled with heat and had little inclement weather to invade the senses.
Letter to the editor
July 26, 2001
Soccer camp to make swift kick to Eudora program
July 26, 2001
The original game of football will roll into Eudora when All About Soccer Camps holds a two day session, August 3 and 4 at the West Elementary Soccer Fields.
Football camp gives middle schoolers jump start on season
July 26, 2001
Seventh and eighth graders learned about the game of football and some basic plays of the Eudora High School football program in the hot summer sun of late July.
Despite the heat, CPA picnic kicks off in high gear
July 26, 2001
While the excessively hot weather may have made it hard to tell high noon from evening, the hot, muggy air couldn’t stop the telltale signs that the evening events of the CPA Picnic, July 19-21, had already kicked into high gear.
Council furthers discussions of larger fines
July 26, 2001
Eudora drivers are one step closer to paying three times as much for in-town speeding tickets as they do currently.
Local women give birth to prize-winning float
July 26, 2001
No time was too soon for five friends to start planning a float for the 2001 grand parade at the CPA picnic. The group that created this year’s winning kids’ float started planning after last year’s parade.
CPA Picnic one for the money
July 26, 2001
Is it us or has CPA started to stand for Carnival Prices Annoying? In what should be a celebration of all that is right with a small town, CPA has become a costly venture for families because of the way the carnival pricing is handled.
Dean-Nelson announce engagement
July 26, 2001
Leaders of the pack
Oleson and Reynolds have organized parades for more than a decade
July 26, 2001
For more than 10 years, two Eudorans have shown up to the CPA Picnic parades an hour to an hour and a half early. But they still don’t get to watch the parade.
CPA Picnic relieves Eudora’s dog days
Performers, music lovers lighten the festival mood
July 26, 2001
Amidst the wailing parade sirens and delighted screams emanating from the carnival rides, CPA Picnic participants had the opportunity to hear a different kind of noise.
Mayor recaps budget concerns
July 26, 2001
City officials prepared for a public hearing for Eudora’s 2002 city budget in part by going over a list of issues from Mayor Ron Conner, who recapped budget items he said had caused the most confusion and concern.
Days gone by
July 26, 2001
From cats to the catwalk
4-Hers model high fashion at county fair
July 26, 2001
Riffling through a plastic laundry basket, Kari Hadl points out the black high-heeled sandals that go with the black sundress that goes with the black crochet sweater. Among the shoes and outfits sits a set of hot rollers. Hadl, now dressed in a T-shirt and shorts, pokes her big toe out of a brown, chunky sandal, complaining to her mom, Pam, about the scuffs that have chipped away the red polish from her nail.
CPA events challenge local athletes
July 26, 2001
Running in blistering heat was anything but a picnic for the 16 athletes who competed in the CPA Picnic’s annual 4 Mile Fun Run early Saturday morning.
Younger Eudora population affects lifestyles of both old and young
July 26, 2001
When Ron and Terri Long think about it, they can’t name anyone in their peer group who isn’t married and doesn’t have children.