Archive for Thursday, September 27, 2001

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Creatures of Habitat
Eudora volunteers get recognition for work on house
September 27, 2001
Marilyn Laws Porter said something her grandmother told her as a child has guided her attitude toward volunteering: Promise little and do much.
Terrorism alters plans for student D.C. trip
September 27, 2001
The plane crash into the Pentagon outside Washington, D.C., and numerous bomb threats at other landmarks led to the cancellation of a program that would have sent high school juniors and seniors to Washington as part of a government studies program.
Researching their roots
A Eudora couple uses the Internet and a foreign friend
September 27, 2001
Spread out across Barbara and Delbert Seiwald’s dining room table are the results of years spent tracing their German ancestors and their descendants in Eudora and Colorado.
EHS senior Bowling ‘em over
September 27, 2001
As the football went through the air, Eudora High School senior Lear Bowling anticipated the first touchdown of his varsity career.
Cards volleyball take another hit with fifth loss
September 27, 2001
The Eudora High School volleyball team’s road woes continued on Tuesday as the Cardinals lost their fifth straight match on Tuesday at the Prairie View Quadrangular.
Running wild
EHS cross country takes to the woods on Gardner course
September 27, 2001
The Eudora High School cross-country team will literally run around in Gardner-Edgerton cross-country coach Larry Ward’s backyard during the next two weeks.
Letter to the Editor
September 27, 2001
Satisfaction just a purchase away
The progression of a culture of convenience
September 27, 2001
No identifying phrase could be more accurate than that of “convenience store.” My friend Alex works for an established convenience store chain in Lawrence. So, I recently stopped by Sunday evening to chat with my friend.
City should move on new administrator
September 27, 2001
The Eudora City Council budgeted funds to hire a city administrator or engineer. Our view that the city council needs to hire the city administrator has been modified: the city needs to hire a city administrator immediately.
Some noteworthy lessons
Music teacher Paula Brekken hopes to use her experiences in the classroom
September 27, 2001
By 2 p.m. Friday, Paula Brekken’s voice was a little raspy for good reason. A choir director and music teacher for the Eudora schools, Brekken also juggles teaching private voice lessons, directing her church choir and a position on a prestigious professional chorus.
Peggy J. Peeler
1934-2001
September 27, 2001
Ethel E. Eubanks
1918-2001
September 27, 2001
Mary F. Erskin
1931-2001
September 27, 2001
Three’s a charm
September 27, 2001
The Eudora High School football team continued its bid for a second consecutive Frontier League Championship by halting a late Spring Hill rally during a 38-30 victory on Friday night at Laws Field.
Days gone by
September 27, 2001
Mildred L. Stiverson
1918-2001
September 27, 2001
City, engineers still laying groundwork for sewer interceptor lines in town
September 27, 2001
Changes to the city’s sewer system are taking a little bit longer than expected. When the city council agreed in January to build a sewer interceptor line from Seventh Street to the intersection of 12th Street and Bluestem Drive, engineer John Mitchell hoped the project would begin during the summer.
A future architect helps out this old house
KU student puts her skills to use remodeling a 19th century farmstead
September 27, 2001
In her five years studying architecture and urban design at Kansas University, Betsy Armbrister’s first construction project as actually extracurricular.
Paydirt!
Eudora schools to receive more money from higher enrollment figures this fall
September 27, 2001
The official enrollment for the Eudora schools as of Sept. 20 exceeded projections, meaning more state funding for the district. The official head count is 1209 students, six more than the projection. Full-time enrollment, which counts half-day kindergarten students at 50 percent, increased from 1132.9 last year to 1170.5 this year.
A day of caring
September 27, 2001
Volunteers from the United Way, including University of Kansas students Scott Liddle and Suzy Thompson pitched in to improve the landscaping around the Eudora Library during the annual Day of Caring. Saturday morning, around 15 volunteers traveled to Eudora as part of the event and planted flowers, changed light bulbs and watered plants around the library.
Limo service all in a Daigh’s work for entrepreneur
September 27, 2001
Looking at the rain-soaked gravel roads around Matt Daigh’s home in suburban Eudora, it’s hard to imagine any car escaping without a trace of mud or muck.
Eudora manufacturer making worldwide M-Pact
September 27, 2001
Broken bones, eye surgery and bleeding sinuses may make some squeamish. For one Eudora manufacturer and distributor they mean business.
Firefighters’ fundraisers spark giving
September 27, 2001
Broken bones, eye surgery and bleeding sinuses may make some squeamish. For one Eudora manufacturer and distributor they mean business.