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Days gone by
February 16, 2006
Legislature mulls back-to-school tax holiday
February 16, 2006
Council approves Deer Valley
February 16, 2006
When it passed through the Eudora Planning Commission in January, the Deer Valley subdivision faced contention from concerned planners who thought it might not be the best use for the location near Intech Business Park.
Cupid’s flower
February 16, 2006
Girls blast Ottawa
February 16, 2006
Ottawa’s Megan Ramsey had a big night, but it wasn’t big enough. The Cyclone senior scored 24 points, hitting five 3-pointers, Friday in a Frontier League match-up against Eudora. Ramsey’s teammates only scored 16 points combined, however, and Eudora improved to 8-1 in the league with a 65-40 victory.
Ottawa slips past Eudora
February 16, 2006
In a tight, physical game where both teams were unwilling to give anything away up and down the court, things ultimately came down to charity. Ottawa’s Victor Ojeleye cashed in from the free-throw line on four straight trips to secure a 56-50 win over Eudora Friday in Ottawa.
Girls press right past Central Heights
Turnovers, offensive rebounds help Cardinals sink Vikings’ ship
February 16, 2006
If scored strictly by basketball buzzwords, Tuesday’s second half was a disaster for the Central Heights girls basketball team. Eudora dominated, nabbing 16 points off turnovers and eight more thanks to offensive rebounds. Scored conventionally, the outcome was little different. Eudora rolled over the Vikings to improve its league record to 9-1, rebounding from an ugly first quarter for a 61-45 win.
Abel’s hot shooting lifts Cardinals to easy road win
February 16, 2006
Senior Mark Abel said he was holding a grudge. No kidding. Abel erupted with 15 points, nailing four 3-pointers, and Rodney Spillman led all scorers with 16 as Eudora coasted for an easy win Tuesday over Central Heights, 56-43.
Curl up for a good time
Curling may bear the brunt of the Olympic jokes, but it could be the perfect sport for you
February 16, 2006
You have to sign an injury waiver before you curl. “Watch out,” Kansas City Curling Club president Bill McBride said early Sunday morning, leading a wide-eyed group of curling first-timers onto the ice. “Ice is slippery.” It may be slippery, but when it comes to Olympic sports that anyone in De Soto can quickly pick up and participate in, there may be no option better than curling.
Reward offered for information on fugitives’ vehicle
February 16, 2006
Corrections officials earlier this week said they wanted the safe return of escaped inmate John M. Manard, his presumed accomplice Toby Young and the van they used Sunday to leave Lansing Correctional Facility.
How They Voted
February 16, 2006
Carbon monoxide threatens Burkhardt
February 16, 2006
A former Eudora city councilman was sent to a Kansas City hospital Sunday afternoon with carbon monoxide poisoning after a possible gas leak at his residence.
Turnpike exit gets D.C. nod
February 16, 2006
By all accounts, last week’s trip to Washington, D.C., by Tonganoxie and Leavenworth County officials was worthwhile.
College notes
February 16, 2006
Placencia-Basinger
February 16, 2006
Hurst-Davis
February 16, 2006
Ethel I. Zehner
1922-2006
February 16, 2006
Garnette H. Walsh
1913-2006
February 16, 2006
School calendar
February 16, 2006
Community calendar
February 16, 2006
Education priceless
February 16, 2006
The News named one of nation’s best
February 16, 2006
Not 90 yet
February 16, 2006
Volunteer force deserves our thanks, support
February 16, 2006
Earlier this month a De Soto man-and-wife firefighting team was injured responding to a fire on Evening Star Road in rural Johnson County and required the assistance of the Eudora Fire Department in extracting them from a wrecked vehicle.
Romance a 365-day commitment
February 16, 2006
The meaning of true love is hard to define. Everyone has an idea of what it is and should be. Man’s search for true love knows no bounds. We all have read and heard of countless stories of the things people do in search of this priceless commodity.
Police report
February 16, 2006
Pinecrest news
February 16, 2006
Local student-athletes lauded by board
February 16, 2006
USD 491 to expand kindergarten staff
February 16, 2006
Although Eudora USD 491 may not know how much, if any, new money it might receive from the Legislature this year, administrators are certain the district will need additional staff starting next year.
District renews focus on 2008 bond issue
February 16, 2006
Although it won’t be put before voters for two years, the Eudora USD 491 Board of Education agreed now is the time to focus the district’s next bond issue.
School notes
February 16, 2006
School news
February 16, 2006
Senior’s successful on Senior Night
February 16, 2006
They came to the mats in entirely different ways. One came to wrestling room for the first time as a freshman, the other as a senior. For both however, Thursday’s “Raise the Roof” wrestling event had them enjoying the atmosphere and the large senior night crowd as the Cardinals took on league foes Paola and Baldwin.
Fire chief search continues slow burn
February 16, 2006
During Monday’s Eudora City Council meeting, city firefighters filled the front rows of the council chamber in a show of solidarity as the council again took up the prolonged search for a fire chief.
Colton Jayce Barnhardt
February 16, 2006
Murray
February 16, 2006
The Fly Route
February 16, 2006
Authorities warn Lansing fugitives armed, dangerous
February 16, 2006
Keeping in check
Every Tuesday and Thursday morning the Eudora Middle School Chess Club meets for a game — or 20.
February 16, 2006
Drew Noble hunkered down in front of the chessboard. He had played the game all his life, but this time –- at the Topeka Collegiate Chess tournament –- it was different.
In the area
February 16, 2006