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Eudora City Council agenda
December 6, 2007
The Eudora City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10 at Eudora City Hall, 4 East Seventh St.
School activities canceled
December 6, 2007
Winter weather has forced the cancellation of some after-school activities at Eudora Middle School and Eudora High School for Thursday, Dec. 6.
Icy snow makes driving hazardous
December 6, 2007
Vision group identifies future needs
December 6, 2007
The city of Eudora needs are an economic development director, improved water quality and a traffic plan, a citizen’s visioning group suggested last week.
Eudora High School teacher in ‘Snow Queen’ ballet
December 6, 2007
It’s the time of year where family gatherings and events around town, to say nothing of the usual day-to-day grind, keep most people especially busy.
Results of low-cost improvements made at West Elementary could be priceless
December 6, 2007
The $45 million school bond that passed Nov. 6 had some big-ticket items that will change the face of the Eudora School District.
School district making progress with new projects
December 6, 2007
The Eudora USD 491 Board of Education approved a resolution authorizing the offer for sale of a short-term $5 million note at a Nov. 28 school board meeting.
City beginning work on Web site
December 6, 2007
Eudora City Administrator Cheryl Beatty said the city will begin work on a Web site and plans to have it up within the next six months. The city has budgeted $2,000 to $3,000 for the project and will be in discussion with Stable Systems Solutions to build the site at a cost.
Middle school wrestling
December 6, 2007
The Eudora Wrestling Cardinals finished off their season over the weekend with a fifth-place finish in the Clark Middle School Wrestling Tournament.
Eighth-grade basketball
December 6, 2007
The eight-grade Eudora varsity girls lost a close game Thursday as they went into halftime trailing by six points. During halftime the team made a goal to hold Linwood in the third quarter and that is exactly what they did.
Seventh grade basketball
December 6, 2007
The seventh-grade varsity girls Cardinals lost to Linwood Thursday, 30-15.
Boys bounce back with win
December 6, 2007
In assessing his team’s style of play before the season began, boys high school basketball coach Kyle Deterding said simply, “Scrappy — hopefully scrappy.”
Cards don’t measure up in first-week action
Massive home tournament starts at 1 p.m. Friday
December 6, 2007
What started out last Wednesday as optimism and anticipation turned into disappointment and frustration for Cardinals wrestling coach Bill DeWitt.
Rec Center update
December 6, 2007
Youth ages 5 to 12 will have an opportunity to make a gingerbread house at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Eudora Community Center. There is an $8 fee.
EMS report
December 6, 2007
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical reported the following responses in Eudora during November:
Days gone by
December 6, 2007
7 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS December 2000
Lighting ceremony, ribbon cutting at City Hall
A lighting ceremony at City Hall and a ribbon cutting at the Community Center brought out Christmas in Eudora
December 6, 2007
Many people in Eudora braved the cold Sunday as the city welcomed the holiday season.
Sesquicentennial blankets available
December 6, 2007
A limited number of the 150th commemorative throw blanket featuring images of Eudora and the official 150th anniversary logo are available for purchase.
Light Up Eudora
December 6, 2007
The Eudora Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its “Light Up Eudora” contest again this year.
Dodgeball tournament
December 6, 2007
The Eudora High School Student Council will have its fourth annual dodgeball tournament at 2 p.m. Sunday in the high school gym, 2203 Church St.
Pet talk
Lost lamb teaches Christmas lesson
December 6, 2007
What is it Armond? Why do you grieve so? You look so sullen…” Armond’s wife, Lilly, asked while checking a pot roast before allowing it to disappear in the oven again.
Eudora lacking ready-to-develop commercial space
December 6, 2007
For the better part of this year, the Eudora City Council has had a proposal before it that would create a tax increment financing district in the northeastern section of the city.
Exercise classes offered
December 6, 2007
Eudora residents Arline Kindle and Melanie Johnson are offering exercise classes from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 2008 at the Eudora Community Center, 1638 Elm St.
Cooperative board meeting
December 6, 2007
The regular meeting of the East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education Board of Directors took place Nov. 13 at the cooperative central office in Baldwin City. Members present were Blaine Cone, Susan Rader, Ande Parks, Jim Martin, Belinda Rehmer, director Caren Lowe and clerk of the board Sue Martin. Ardith Bell was unable to attend.
Santa’s little helper
December 6, 2007
Pinecrest news
December 6, 2007
Pinecrest I and II Manager Carol Scott, will host a tree trimming party at 4 p.m. Saturday. Residents are asked to bring an ornament for the tree.
Condition report
December 6, 2007
Thomas L. Wingebach, 47, Eudora, remains in critical condition in the intensive care
Toys for Tots
December 6, 2007
Douglas County Bank is accepting toys and cash donations for the Douglas County Toys for Tots program through Dec. 22.
Children’s program
December 6, 2007
Eudora First Southern Baptist Church will have a children’s Christmas program at 10:15
Clearfield German Christmas
December 6, 2007
The Clearfield German Christmas celebration will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday
Kids’ Day Out
December 6, 2007
Eudora United Methodist Church is accepting enrollments for its 2008 session of Kids’ Day Out.
Business brief
December 6, 2007
Durkin’s Hardware is now offering kerosene and is equipped to refill propane cylinders.
Belleview FCE
December 6, 2007
The Belleview FCE will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at the home of Edna Holmes for a covered dish dinner. Alvena Tuggle will be co-hostess.
Canned goods wanted
December 6, 2007
Eudora United Methodist Church is collecting canned goods for the Eudora Ministerial Alliance food pantry each Sunday through December.
Aluminum cans collection site
December 6, 2007
The Eudora Scouts have a trailer parked at the south end of the parking lot at C&S
Cardinal heads available
December 6, 2007
The Eudora High School music department still has a few Cardinal heads available for purchase. They are $30 each and can be hung outside or inside.
Obituary: Doris L. Cunningham
1923-2007
December 6, 2007
Services for Doris L. Cunningham, 84, Eudora, were Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Highland Park Funeral Home and Crematory in Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in the Highland Park Cemetery.
Police report
December 6, 2007
Saturday/November 24
The fly route
December 6, 2007
We ran headlines about the big expectations and spent the last two weeks trying to remind readers about the Eudora girls basketball team’s strong finish to last season.
Carry over
Fast start has girls set for key tourney match up
December 6, 2007
The first chance for the Eudora High School girls basketball team to extract revenge will come Friday night in Paola.
Barn destroyed
December 6, 2007
A barn just east of Eudora was destroyed by fire Saturday evening.
The green thumb
December 6, 2007
Ever since daytime temperatures dropped, my skin has been drying out. I use hand lotions, facial moisturizers and lip protectants, and I consume as much water as I can.
Coloring contest
December 6, 2007
Coloring sheets for the Eudora Chamber of Commerce coloring contest are available at the
Card shower
December 6, 2007
The family of Raymond and Marian Pentlin, Oskaloosa, is having a card shower to celebrate the couple’s 62nd wedding anniversary.