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Board agrees to purchase land for new elementary school
Sale contingent on passage of a $45 million bond issue
July 12, 2007
The Eudora USD 491 Board of Education unanimously approved the purchase of land Thursday for a new first- through fifth-grade elementary school. The purchase is contingent on the passage of a $45 million bond referendum Nov.6.
Military matters: New Fort Leavenworth commander arrives today
July 12, 2007
Here are recent headlines about the military in Kansas.
Congressional briefing: Ryun has raised $350,000 in bid to regain seat
July 12, 2007
Here are today’s headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation.
Fishing report
July 12, 2007
Clinton Lake (updated 7-5) Water 79 degrees and 3.72 feet above normal pool. Discharge 1,000 cfs. Channel catfish fair using stinkbait, cut bait, liver, worms over baited areas. Flathead catfish fair in the outlet using sunfish, shad and jigs. Walleye-sauger good using jig and nightcrawler on the flats.
Football camp
July 12, 2007
Cardinal Football Camp for athletes in grades one through four will be from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m. July 23 to 26 at the practice field at Eudora High School. Sessions for fifth- and sixth-graders will take place from 10:15 a.m. to noon.
CPA golf tourney scheduled
July 12, 2007
The annual CPA Picnic golf tournament will begin at 8 a.m. July 27 at Eagle Bend Golf Course, 1250 E. 902 Road, Lawrence. Golfers should arrive by 7:30 a.m.
Obituary: Stephania Slapar
July 12, 2007
Obituary: Judith L. Sanders
July 12, 2007
Obituary: Terry Hankey
July 12, 2007
Rain still looms over summer baseball
July 12, 2007
Eudora baseball coach Steve Swanson is hoping that when spring 2008 rolls around his team will have used up all its rainouts and injury troubles.
Obituary: Billie C. Johnson
July 12, 2007
Birth: Andrew Michael Lord
July 12, 2007
Community Calendar
July 12, 2007
Eudora calendar for July 12-18.
County accepts Community EMS deal
July 12, 2007
At noon July 22, the Eudora Emergency Medical Service will be a thing of the past.
Accident kills Baldwin man
July 12, 2007
Michael R. Niehues, 49, of Baldwin City was traveling east on 460 and was hit by a box truck, driven by Marvin D. Gibbs of Eudora, authorities said.
Splash time
July 12, 2007
Delay doesn’t dampen spirit at aquatic center opening.
Prayer group
July 12, 2007
Members of the Eudora United Methodist Church are meeting at 7 a.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. Mondays for prayer group at the home of Elva Kindred.
Calendars available
July 12, 2007
The Eudora USD 391’s annual calendar is now available for patrons to pick up.
Guild ready for third annual quilt show
July 12, 2007
Eudora quilting group is settling into its new home.
Youth programs available
July 12, 2007
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” summer camp is being offered as part of Lawrence Community Theatre’s “School’s Out, Theatre’s In” program at 1501 New Hampshire St., in Lawrence.
Summer reading programs
July 12, 2007
The theme for this year’s summer reading program at Eudora Public Library is “Get a Clue at Your Library.”
Pinecrest News
July 12, 2007
News and notes from Alvena Tuggle.
Run set to go Saturday
July 12, 2007
The Eudora Horsethief Run will take place at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Eudora Middle School, 2635 Church St. Registration/packet pickup begins at 6:30 a.m. Anyone is welcome to participate.
Police report
July 12, 2007
Police reports for June 24-July 5.
Help needed for quilt project
July 12, 2007
Volunteers are needed to help sew, iron and package items for the Eudora Quilting Bees “Quilts of Valor” project.
Sermon series
July 12, 2007
The summer sermon series “U2” by the Rev. Michael Tomson-DeGreeff of Eudora United Methodist Church runs through Aug. 5 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary/Eudora Chapel.
Health screening set
July 12, 2007
The Eudora Health Screening Clinic for People 60 years old and older will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday in the community room at Pinecrest II, 924 Walnut St.
Museum open
July 12, 2007
The Eudora Area Historical Society museum will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
CPA parade theme set
July 12, 2007
The Eudora CPA Parade Committee and the Eudora Sesquicentennial Committee are requesting that parade entrants use a 150th anniversary theme for this year’s parades during the CPA Picnic.
Float participants needed
July 12, 2007
The Eudora Sesquicentennial Committee will have a special float in this year’s CPA Picnic grand parade July 28.
Vacation Bible School set to begin
July 12, 2007
Eudora United Methodist Church and St. Paul United Church of Christ invites all children ages 3 years old to sixth grade to become “Sky Scouts” at this summer’s Vacation Bible School.
Police officer’s actions wrong
July 12, 2007
One officer went too far on the Fourth of July.
Staff shines during fire
July 12, 2007
Kudos to the Eudora firefighters for their work on the Fourth of July.
Adoption gift of love to all in family
July 12, 2007
Adoption can be exciting and emotional for a family.
Pine’s vehicular homicide statute review welcome
July 12, 2007
Strict punishments for reckless driving are necessary.
Commemorative brick sales
July 12, 2007
In honor of the city’s sesquicentennial celebration in 2007, the Lions Club and City of Eudora are raising funds for a bronze statue of Chief Paschal Fish and his daughter, Eudora, the community’s namesake. The statue will be placed in the CPA Park in downtown Eudora. It will be unveiled Oct. 6 during the sesquicentennial/EudoraFest celebration. Engraved bricks are available for purchase and will be placed around the base of the statue.
Big boys’ toys
Blaine Miller’s only 8 years old, but nothing can slow him down
July 12, 2007
The closest most 8-year-olds come to driving a car is steering a “Hot Wheels” toy across the floor.
Council approves appointments for department heads, splits on ordinance
July 12, 2007
The Eudora City Council accepted Mayor Tom Pyle’s appointments for city department heads without discussion Monday.
Workers killed in fall ID’d
July 12, 2007
Obituary: Pearl J. Boster
July 12, 2007
The Fly Route
July 12, 2007
I hope Dayton Moore’s a better general manager than I am.
Quilters work to comfort for wounded soldiers
July 12, 2007
Eudora quilting group supports the armed forces.
Fireworks suspected in house blaze
July 12, 2007
Fourth of July fire most likely caused by fireworks, according to the Eudora Fire Department.
Days Gone By
July 12, 2007
A look at Eudora’s past.