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Mary L. Tuley
1923-2001
January 3, 2002
Carlee Isabella Norris
January 3, 2002
Counting on student help
Solving math problems helps solve children’s problems
January 3, 2002
The driving force in getting students to work math problems is usually the promise of a good or at least passing grade. At Eudora Middle School, however, 17 seventh-graders worked about 250 math problems each outside of their regular math homework, knowing other children were counting on them.
Pantry benefits from holidays
January 3, 2002
Despite many charities’ dwindling donations since Sept. 11, which sparked interest in relief groups like the Red Cross, the cupboard wasn’t bare this holiday season for one Eudora philanthropic organization.
A look back at 2001 Eudora faces changes
January 3, 2002
The past year was a challenging time for both the community and the world.
Redistricting plans
January 3, 2002
Eudora would elect a new Kansas House member who represents a Kansas Highway 10 “community of interest” if a proposal advanced by State Rep. John Ballou becomes law.
Community calendar
January 3, 2002
School calendar
January 3, 2002
Charles A. Briggs
1924-2001
January 3, 2002
Mass of Christian burial for Charles A. Briggs, 77, Osage City, was Thursday, Dec. 27, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Osage City. Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Osage City.
Senate redistricting could leave Eudora odd man out
January 3, 2002
Reviewing the two maps said to be the blueprints for Kansas legislative redistricting, Eudora residents might well wonder when the city was annexed into Johnson County. A new plan for the Kansas House would strip Eudora from Lee Tafanelli’s district and make it part of a new K-10 corridor district that would include parts of Olathe, Lenexa, Shawnee, Lawrence and all of De Soto.
Black-eyed peas may mean fewer black eyes
January 3, 2002
In what my mother calls “a southern thing,” I ate my fill of black-eyed peas New Year’s Day. Laura serves the dish every Jan. 1 to assure good fortune in the year ahead. It is tradition she learned from her Texas grandparents.
Eudora natives find peace in call to preach in Brazil
January 3, 2002
Ed and Roberta Farris may have grown up in Eudora, but for the last 26 years they have been a world away as they sought to improve people’s lives by testifying to their faith.
Disposed fireplace ashes spark Eudora garage fire
January 3, 2002
Disposed fireplace ashes caused a garage fire in the 1700 block of Hawthorne Street Monday morning. No one was injured.
Tuition increase could affect both Jayhawks, Cardinals
January 3, 2002
Proposed tuition increases at Kansas University aren’t a major cause of concern for some Eudora High School seniors heading to The Hill. Yet the changes could cause the highest ever tuition increase at the institution.
Days gone by
January 3, 2002
City to contract league for administrator search
January 3, 2002
The Eudora City Council took another step in the search for a city administrator when Mayor Ron Conner announced the city was drafting a contract with the Kansas League of Municipalities to provide a search service.
Former Cardinal Coach takes it to the next level
January 3, 2002
Former Eudora High School basketball coach Terry Zerr steps into the high school gymnasium for a Tuesday night basketball game and thinks about potential recruits rather than shooters and scorers he must stop.