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Beyond determined
Hard work pays off for Eudora gymnast
June 9, 2005
Melissa Fernandez is scheduled to visit her family in the tropical country of Honduras for two weeks this summer. She is hoping she can shorten her stay to only one week. She’s got work to do here at home.
Rebels rise to play again
June 9, 2005
John Griffin received a phone call last February. On the other end was then former Midwest Rebels coach Phil Hannon, and he had an urgent request. “He called me up and just said, ‘We’ve got to do it again,” Griffin said. “I said ‘No we don’t’ and he said ‘Yes we do,’ and I said ‘OK.’” And thus was rekindled a new season for the Midwest Rebels summer baseball team. The program was born in 1997 by Griffin, Hannon and Kenny Massey and concluded last summer with the 16-year-old squad capturing a state title.
Relay’s survival reflects hope
June 9, 2005
The start of the annual Eudora Relay For Life at 7 p.m. Friday at Laws Field is a testament to the affection and importance the community gives to the event. Earlier this year, it looked as if the Relay would go into at least a year’s hiatus.
Records fall as Cards rack up successful year
June 9, 2005
In the last week of March, the Eudora Cardinal track team set foot onto the track at Wellsville’s Snowball Relays with hopes of a successful season. Thirteen school records, a regional championship and one state gold medal later, the season could be considered a success. “I don’t think that I’ve ever had a team that performed that well,” head coach Phil Katzenmeier. “It was an outstanding campaign.”
Track blood races through Ballocks
Sisters follow mother’s footsteps to state championship meet
June 9, 2005
For LaDonna Ballock it was all the same, but a lot different. In the past, the Eudora resident was a participant in the state track and field championships, but at this year’s meet her role was limited to that of a very interested spectator. Ballock’s two daughters, Megan and Emily, both had spectacular days at the 2005 state meet, and their mother was there to cheer them on.
Locals find new martial art Kuk Sool Won-derful
June 9, 2005
Each Thursday night, the Nottingham Elementary School cafeteria is transformed. The folding tables and milk crates vanish and are replaced by tumbling mats and three flags.
Yearly Relay For Life ready to run again
June 9, 2005
This year’s eighth annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life in Eudora is itself a survivor.
Kobza cautious in wake of Court ruling
June 9, 2005
Eudora USD 491 Superintendent Marty Kobza said he wasn’t yet spending the money the Kansas Supreme Court says is due his and other Kansas school districts.
Beatty immerses self in public service
June 9, 2005
Dylan Paul Zimmer
June 9, 2005
Abby Kayleen Keltner
June 9, 2005
Kenneth J. Shockley
1947-2005
June 9, 2005
Robert Dale Brunjes
1965-2005
June 9, 2005
Community calendar
June 9, 2005
Bobby L. Gulley
1937-2005
June 9, 2005