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Resilient girls continue streak
December 27, 2007
There have been plenty of impressive moments through the girls cross country team’s five consecutive trips to the Class 4A state meet.
Success, heartbreak share stage at regionals
December 27, 2007

It was an up and down day for the Eudora track team in May when it traveled to Santa Fe Trail High School for it’s 4A track and field regional.

Girls catch fire for blitz through sub-state
December 27, 2007

It’s not quite accurate to say the Eudora girls basketball team capped a strong season with a long run in the sub-state basketball tournament.

Freshmen boys spark cross country team
December 27, 2007

The race could neither have started or finished any worse. Through the course of it, however, it was evident exactly what made the freshmen boys on Eudora’s cross country team such an asset.

Pinecrest News for Dec. 27
December 27, 2007
Twenty-four Pinecrest residents and friends enjoyed the December birthday party and potluck dinner Wednesday evening. Darlene Randel and Phil Cudney were the birthday people that enjoyed the evening. Manager Carol Scott was presented a gift from those present.
Parks upgrades, with citizen help, eyed
December 27, 2007

With their sights set on improving the city’s parks, Eudora parks officials are thinking of some creative ways to pay for the upgrades.

Old middle school, water district suit, top resolution list
December 27, 2007
With the start of the new year less than a week away, it’s time for The Eudora News’ annual resolution list. In our case, resolution doesn’t necessarily mean a wish list of self-improvement but a inventory of community issues we hope to see resolved in 2008.
Water case court date is scheduled
Officials say they still hope talk can settle the dispute
December 27, 2007

A November trial date has been set in the lawsuit Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4 filed against the city of Eudora.

College notes for Dec. 27
December 27, 2007
Eudora college students in the news.
Wrestlers roll at regional
December 27, 2007

Eudora wrestling coach Bill DeWitt is no doctor, but last spring he diagnosed his team with “Jayhawk-basketball syndrome.” It was a way for the coach to explain his team’s repeated frustrations at the state wrestling tournament.

Curveball
Love of baseball helps Eudora teen continue pursuit of life-long dreams
December 27, 2007

Few sports elicit romantic outpourings like baseball - Kevin Costner has made a career professing his love for the leather and the rawhide, the dirt and the grass - but for so many others, the command “go” is all that is needed to trigger an outpouring of testimony.

Rec Center update
December 27, 2007

Eudora Parks and Recreation will have a Christmas Camp through Friday of this week and No School Play Days today and Friday.

Valuation notices going out
December 27, 2007

The Douglas County Appraiser’s office will mail the 2008 personal property valuation notices Monday. Those taxpayers who had taxable personal property in 2007 will be sent an assessment form.

Extra trash pickups for holiday
December 27, 2007

Weldon Enterprises, the trash disposal company for the city of Eudora, will dispose of additional trash that won’t fit into the 95-gallon trash containers on regular trash pick up days through Dec. 31 only, as long as it is bagged.

Sermon series
December 27, 2007

The Rev. Michael Tom-DeGreeff will have a sermon series “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Prayer But Were Afraid to Ask” at 9:15 a.m. Sundays during January at its temporary location at Warren-McElwain Mortuary/Eudora Chapel, 1003 John L. Williams Drive, east on 10th Street on Douglas County Road 442.

Band members needed
December 27, 2007

The Praise Band at Eudora United Methodist Church practices at noon Sundays at the church parsonage, 625 Church St.

Choir rehearsals
December 27, 2007

The Eudora United Methodist Church Chancel Choir meets for rehearsals at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Kruger residence, 826 E. 12th St. Men are especially needed to join.

Folk wisdom in Kansas needs update
December 27, 2007
On a recent slow night at home, I picked up a book that has been around the house for some time. I don’t know exactly when it arrived, but it was likely a gift from someone, perhaps my mother.
East Central Kansas Co-op meeting
December 27, 2007
The regular meeting of the East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education Board of Directors was Dec. 11. Because of inclement weather the meeting took place by conference call. Members participating in the conference call meeting were Blaine Cone, Susan Rader, Ande Parks, Ardith Bell, director Caren Lowe, and clerk of the board Sue Martin. Jim Martin and Belinda Rehmer were unable to participate.
Project Bucca
December 27, 2007
The Danny and Lee Trimble family are accepting donations for “Project Bucca” through Tuesday. The Trimble family set up the program to help local soldiers serving in Iraq.
PEP screenings scheduled
December 27, 2007
The Preschool Enhancement Program will have screenings beginning at 8:15 a.m. Jan. 4 by appointment only at Nottingham Elementary School, 1428 Elm St. The staff will conduct screenings for developmental concerns.
Class acts
Honor rolls, attendance records released, West Elementary School
December 27, 2007

Second quarter

Folk wisdom list could use an update
December 27, 2007

On a recent slow night at home, I picked up a book that has been around the house for some time. I don’t know exactly when it arrived, but it was likely a gift from someone, perhaps my mother.

The fly route
December 27, 2007

We here at The Eudora News have self-respect.

Kids Day Out
December 27, 2007

Eudora United Methodist Church is accepting enrollments for its 2008 session of Kids’ Day Out.

Days gone by
December 27, 2007
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