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City council, school district cooperate on getting concession facilities at West
October 25, 2001
The city and the Eudora School District ironed out the wrinkles in a plan to put a concession stand and bathrooms at the ballfields by West Elementary School at the city council meeting Oct. 22.
Student Net surfers may have closer watch
October 25, 2001
Eudora school children surfing the Internet at school have an extra set of eyes watching them.
Nothing too spooky about Eudora
October 25, 2001
Apparently, Eudora isn’t a very popular haunt at least for local ghosts.
Neighbor disagrees with proposed river work
October 25, 2001
Not everyone affected by a preservation project on the Kansas River near Eudora is thrilled. Just ask Bob Rooker, who lives about a mile north of the river. He’s not convinced the project is necessary.
Cards one game from state playoffs after 21-7 win
Cardinals claim second district victory at Mill Valley
October 25, 2001
The Eudora High School football team made its way over to the maroon and white faithful after its eighth straight road victory with the short message “One, two, three, thank you.”
VanAnne qualifies for state cross country with 10th-place finish
October 25, 2001
The Eudora High School cross country team concluded its 2001 season but one runner still has a race ahead of him.
Cards season ends with first-round loss
October 25, 2001
One of the Eudora High School volleyball team’s strengths this year was its ability to rise to the occasion during a rivalry game.
Graves says city, county cooperation vital to Sunflower plant clean-up
October 25, 2001
Gov. Bill Graves said last Friday that the state, Johnson County and city of De Soto needs time to develop a plan for the development and cleanup of the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Teachers recognized for grade-A efforts
Music and reading spelled success for two Eudorans who vied for teaching awards
October 25, 2001
letters
October 25, 2001
Picking perfect pumpkins
Halloween staples don’t just fall off the vine
October 25, 2001
Several weeks before Halloween, Richard Strong’s pumpkin patch is a twisty, tangled mess of hearty green stalks and the bulging fruit of pumpkins.
Oh deer: Animals cause roadway trouble
October 25, 2001
The newly-formed Traffic Safety Advisory Committee wants Douglas County drivers to know about a seemingly-benign threat.
Walter F. Beers
1927-2001
October 25, 2001
Norma L. Lutz
1925-2001
October 25, 2001
Keagan Danielle Shockley
October 25, 2001
Nov. 6 vote will have greater impact than higher taxes
October 25, 2001
Eudora school district voters will make a decision critical to the future of the community when they vote Nov. 6 on the proposed $16 million bond issue to build a new high school.
Rita M. Dressler
1932-2001
October 25, 2001
Terrorist attacks affect soldier in Saudi Arabia Sept. 11
October 25, 2001
Chances are, most people will remember where they were when they heard about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. Staff Sgt. John Burns was stationed in the Middle East when hijackers crashed four planes, two of which pummeled New York City’s World Trade Center buildings.
Tyler provides leadership on both sides of the ball
October 25, 2001
As Eudora High School’s placekicker, fullback, all-Frontier League linebacker and Homecoming King, it seems as though senior Zac Tyler has done everything for the Cardinals except sell concessions before home games at Laws Field.
Board starts ballfield bidding
October 25, 2001
Baseball and softball facilities and a concession area are a step closer to home plate after the Eudora School Board’s Oct. 18 meeting when it decided to start the bidding process on items totaling more than $10,000.
Board looks at supervisor for new school
October 25, 2001
When the Gardner-Edgerton school district built a new high school, it enlisted some help. The district paid a community member and structural engineer to serve as a liaison between the district and various entities involved in the process.
Speakers clear up myths about Islam
October 25, 2001
The evening of Oct. 17, the Eudora United Methodist Church basement echoed with sounds unusual for the Protestant church as Ahmad Alrumaih, spokesman for the Muslim Student Association at Kansas University, shared the Muslim religion with the Eudora community.
The small town’s heart has big dialog
October 25, 2001
A community is made up of many elements. The folks who live there of course. The businesses, the sometimes thriving engines of the economy. Then there are those who visit the community, some on a daily basis.