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Improvements noticed
July 5, 2007
Full Bright Sign and Lighting’s improvements are welcome.
Pool opening set
July 5, 2007
The Eudora Aquatic Center, 1638 Elm St., will open 1 at p.m. Saturday. The opening was tentatively scheduled for Friday but city officials opted for the delay because of three days of wet weather last week.
Congressional briefing: Ryun in hot pursuit of Boyda’s seat — but obstacles loom
July 5, 2007
Here are today’s headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation.
Obituary: Pearl J. Boster
1932-2007
July 5, 2007
Fire, gas leak causes evacuation
July 5, 2007
Eudora fire crews evacuated two city blocks late Wednesday night following a structure fire and gas leak.
Band reorganizes
July 5, 2007
The Eudora United Methodist Church Praise Band has reorganized and is looking for vocalists or instrumentalists. The group practices Sunday afternoons at the church parsonage, 625 Church St.
Pinecrest News
July 5, 2007
Updates from Alvena Tuggle.
Yoga, pilates classes offered
July 5, 2007
Yoga classes for all levels will be offered from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning July 10 in the gymnasium at the Eudora Community Learning Center, 10th and Main street.
Area to get new Coors distributor
July 5, 2007
A Jayhawk in spirit is taking over as Coors distributor for Lawrence and surrounding communities including Eudora.
Council hears K-10 association report
July 5, 2007
Representatives from the K-10 Association reaffirmed Eudora’s place as an important piece of the Kansas Highway 10 corridor.
Obituary: Billie C. Johnson
July 5, 2007
Wedding: Jenks-Johns
July 5, 2007
Legislature urges vigilance against elder abuse
July 5, 2007
State officials recently urged Kansans to be on the lookout for elderly persons who may be abused.
Wrestling camp
July 5, 2007
Pre-application meeting
July 5, 2007
The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine, Suite B, will have a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday to provide information regarding registration and licensing of family daycare homes.
CPA golf tourney scheduled
July 5, 2007
EudoraFest vendors needed
July 5, 2007
Arts and crafts vendors are needed for the 11th annual EudoraFest celebration Oct. 6 in downtown Eudora.
UMW hosting blood drive
July 5, 2007
The Eudora United Methodist Women will have a community blood drive from 2 to 5:30 p.m. July 12 at Nottingham Elementary School, 1428 Elm St., Eudora.
Correction
July 5, 2007
In last week’s story “Cardinals land four on all-state softball team,” freshman Evan Folks was misidentified as her sister, senior Beth Folks.
Horsethief Run returns for another year
July 5, 2007
The Eudora cross country team doesn’t satisfy itself in the fall with the typical load of local meets or the relentless grind of the same competition.
Booming business
July 5, 2007
Community Calendar
July 5, 2007
Eudora Datebook
No end to baseball’s season
July 5, 2007
Last Wednesday was not a great day for the members of Eudora High’s summer baseball team. First, there was the persistent downpour that turned the infield dirt to mud. On top of the rain, Eudora had to deal with a steady deluge of hitting from Bishop Ward High.
Sesquicentennial contest entry forms available
July 5, 2007
The Eudora Sesquicentennial Committee will offer several contests including a “Longest Beard” contest Oct. 5 and 6 during the EudoraFest/sesquicentennial celebration.
District beats state efficiency average
July 5, 2007
The Eudora school district achieved an 89 percent efficiency rating when spending money, according to the study by Standard & Poor’s.
Scott honored
July 5, 2007
Alison Scott of Eudora was among the 1,700 Kansas State University students earning honors for academic performance in the spring semester.
DCB announces scholarship recipient
July 5, 2007
Eudora High School graduate Kyle Scrimsher is the eighth recipient of an annual scholarship award to a Eudora High senior from Douglas County Bank.
City Council accepts EMS agreement
July 5, 2007
The Eudora City Council voted in a special meeting Monday to enter into an interlocal agreement with the Douglas County Commission to oversee the personnel responsibilities of the first responder unit.
News anniversary
July 5, 2007
This issue of The Eudora News marks the beginning of its 19th year of publication.
Society news
July 5, 2007
Larry Taylor and Valerie Richardson celebrated their birthdays Monday with a dinner at the home of their mother, Emma Taylor.
Book/pajama drive underway
July 5, 2007
The Eudora Mom’s Society will continue to collect pajamas and books for its PJs and Books Drive.
Lingering rains causee further pool delays
July 5, 2007
Heavy rains over the weekend further delayed construction on the Eudora Aquatic Center.
Council directs chief to start search for newer fire truck
July 5, 2007
Eudora City Fire Chief Randy Ates requested permission from the Eudora City Council June 25 to research the purchase of a newer fire truck for the city.
What’s next for recycling?
July 5, 2007
How will Eudora handle recycled goods?
Wind energy neglected in Kansas
July 5, 2007
Kansas should explore the idea of utilizing wind energy.
Emergency calls
July 5, 2007
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical reported the following responses in Eudora during June:
City Hall extends hours
July 5, 2007
The Eudora City Hall, 4 East Seventh St., has extended its hours on Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Other office hours are 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays and Fridays.
Kids exercise classes
July 5, 2007
Stretch-n-Grow fitness classes for youth ages 2 to 6 will take place from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Thursdays, beginning July 12 at the Eudora Community Learning Center, 10th and Main streets.
KU honor roll
July 5, 2007
More than 4,690 undergraduate students at Kansas University earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2007 semester.
Scouting news
July 5, 2007
Venture Crew 2052 camped out June 23 and 24 in Pilot Grove, Mo. They participated in two training hikes, one on the Katy Trail, to prepare for their July Philmont trip. They also attended a National Junior Rodeo whose participants were 18 and younger.
Warning period over
July 5, 2007
Beginning on July 1, drivers cited for failure to move over for highway maintenance vehicles working along Kansas roadways will be fined.
Theatre camps available
July 5, 2007
Two summer camps will be offered as part of Lawrence Community Theatre’s “School’s Out, Theatre’s In” program at 1501 New Hampshire St., in Lawrence.
First-ever state senior spelling bee
July 5, 2007
The Salina Senior Center and City of Salina Parks and Recreation 50 Plus program are co-sponsoring the first annual State of Kansas Senior Citizens Spelling Bee in October.
Elvis film series
July 5, 2007
Four of Elvis Presley’s best early films will be shown on the big screen at 7 p.m. Fridays in July at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St., Lawrence.
Lied Center tickets
July 5, 2007
Tickets are available for upcoming shows at the Lied Center in Lawrence.
Tree identification book available
July 5, 2007
What Tree Is That?,” a pocket guide for identifying trees, is available from The National Arbor Day Foundation.
Planner chosen for plant redevelopment
July 5, 2007
Sunflower Redevelopment LLC has selected Design Workshop Inc. to do the master plan for its future development plan of the former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.
Engagement: Stein-Herrs
July 5, 2007
Days Gone By
July 5, 2007
A look at the history of Eudora.
Windy field turns into energy alternative for local man
July 5, 2007
Local man finds a way to make energy.
Teen summer reading program relies on unexpected
July 5, 2007
A group of six youngsters listened to a 1941 radio episode of “The Shadow” Thursday as part of the library’s summer reading program.
Home grown
July 5, 2007
Many people consider the arrival of summer a long-awaited and welcome occasion: a chance for rest, relaxation and sunny weather. But for sports fanatics, summer in Kansas is nothing to look forward to.
The Fly Route
July 5, 2007
Drafted into a culture war
July 5, 2007
Walking into a restaurant forces customers to take sides.
The Green Thumb
July 5, 2007
Should bees be avoided in the garden?
La Leche League
July 5, 2007
The La Leche League of Lawrence is offering breastfeeding support sessions at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Aug. 14 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.