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Military matters: Discussing ‘non-state actors’
July 19, 2007
Here are recent headlines about the military in Kansas.
Sesquicentennial speakers announced
July 19, 2007
The Eudora Sesquicentennial Committee will have four historical presentations during September as part of the city’s 150th anniversary celebrations.
In the area
July 19, 2007
Reunion and scouting news.
Kansas State facilities keep Kansas in the running for bio-agro-defense facility
July 19, 2007
When it comes to Kansas’ competition for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility, other states have some good cards in their hands.
Sports in brief
July 19, 2007
CPA Golf Tourney, Football camp, Parks and Rec information.
Runners shake attitudes at annual Horsethief Run
July 19, 2007
Horsethief Run relaxed, successful.
Bred for speed
July 19, 2007
Eudora brothers on the track after a life spent around racing.
Eudora USD 491 releases school supply lists for 2007-2008 year
July 19, 2007
The Eudora Schools supply lists for 2007-2008 students have been released.
Students to begin at KU
July 19, 2007
New Kansas University students including Eudora residents Jessica Bateson, Paul Bender, Travis Bland, Steven Brady, Elizabeth Bratschie, Ryan Funk, Amy Green, Kara Gulley, Erryn Kindle, Desiree Marmon, Jonathan Nelson, Tasha Oakes, Christina Pyle, Paige Schultz, Kyle Scrimsher, Jessica Stewart, Cecilia Stumpff and Michael Whitten and their parents will be welcomed into the KU family at the Jayhawk Generations Welcome Picnic at 6:30 p.m. July 30 in Lawrence.
Program returns
July 19, 2007
Douglas County Senior Services is bringing back the Health File Program to Douglas County.
Bricks available
July 19, 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.
College notes
July 19, 2007
Eudora college news and notes.
Aluminum cans collection site
July 19, 2007
The Eudora Scouts have a trailer parked at the south end of the parking lot at C&S Market.
Sermon series
July 19, 2007
The summer sermon series “U2” by the Rev. Michael Tomson-DeGreeff of Eudora United Methodist Church runs through Aug. 5.
Preliminary district budget numbers show increase of less than 1 mill
July 19, 2007
Funds in a proposed 2007-08 Eudora USD 491 budget leave room for five-and-a-half new teaching positions.
Board picks school site
July 19, 2007
The Eudora School Board agreed to pay $1,995,000 for 46.6 acres southwest of the intersection at 10th and Peach streets for an elementary school campus.
Young adult group forming
July 19, 2007
Family of Faith Fellowship Church is offering a new discussion group for college-bound and career-oriented young adults.
Exercise classes offered
July 19, 2007
Jazzercise dance-fitness classes take place at 6 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 8 and 9 a.m. Saturdays; and 4:30 p.m. Sundays at the Eudora Community Learning Center, 10th and Main streets.
Racing pigeons have fascinated Shawnee man for 70 years
July 19, 2007
Retired dentist John “Doc” McLean is well known as a homing pigeon expert.
Obituary: Michael R. Niehues
July 19, 2007
Obituary: Linda M. Twigg
July 19, 2007
Birth: Faith SueAnn Burrous
July 19, 2007
Birth: Sydney Marie Kesinger
July 19, 2007
Committee offers contests
July 19, 2007
The Eudora Sesquicentennial Committee will offer several contests including a “Longest Beard” contest Oct. 5 and 6 during the EudoraFest/sesquicentennial celebration.
Small group studies
July 19, 2007
Eudora First Southern Baptist Church has in-home small group studies. The meeting locations vary.
EudoraFest meeting
July 19, 2007
The EudoraFest committee will meet at 7 p.m. July 26, Aug. 9 and 23, Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27 and Oct. 4 in the basement at Mutual Savings, Eighth and Main streets, Eudora.
Prayer group forming
July 19, 2007
The Eudora United Methodist Church is offering an evening prayer group that meets at 6 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at 1311 Juniper Ct.
Book drive continues
July 19, 2007
The Eudora Mom’s Society will continue to collect pajamas and books for its PJs and Books Drive from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at C&S Market, 1402 Church St.
Commemorative items available
July 19, 2007
The Eudora Sesquicentennial Committee has some items for sale to commemorate the city’s 150th anniversary of its founding.
Community calendar
July 19, 2007
Eudora datebook for July 19-25.
With mobile phone evolution, single-cell will do
July 19, 2007
Cell phone gadgetry has gotten out of hand.
New school location well chosen
July 19, 2007
USD 491 made the correct choice when deciding on a location for a new elementary school.
Audio-Reader Network keeps people in touch
July 19, 2007
The Audio-Reader Network, the radio reading service for the blind and visually impaired in Kansas and Missouri, would like the citizens of Eudora to know how grateful we are to The Eudora News for donating a newspaper subscription.
Help needed for quilt project
July 19, 2007
Volunteers are needed to help sew, iron and package items for the Eudora Quilting Bees “Quilts of Valor” project.
EudoraFest vendors needed
July 19, 2007
Arts and crafts vendors are needed for the 11th annual EudoraFest celebration Oct. 6 in downtown Eudora.
CPA parades
July 19, 2007
Registration for the CPA Picnic children’s parade begins at 6:15 p.m. July 27 at the Pilla Park, across from the Eudora City Hall, Seventh and Main streets. The parade begins at 7 p.m.
EHS students selected to all-state band
July 19, 2007
Eudora High School students Josh Blaisdell, Whitney Box, Chris Robinson, Erik Russell and Trevor Shepley were selected to participate in the 24th Annual Kansas Masonic All-State High School Marching Band Camp from July 24 to 28 at Fort Hays State University.
Ribbon-cutting set
July 19, 2007
The grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Eudora Aquatic Center is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday.
Faith builders
After more than a year of waiting, members of the Eudora United Methodist Church are taking construction of their church into their own hands
July 19, 2007
After more than a year of waiting, members of the Eudora United Methodist Church are taking construction of their church into their own hands.
Pinecrest News
July 19, 2007
Social updates from Alvena Tuggle.
Commission recommends sign code change
July 19, 2007
The Eudora Planning Commission voted July 11 to support an amendment to the city sign code that designates how and where temporary signs can be displayed.
County focuses on steady mill rate for budget
July 19, 2007
Douglas County commissioners Monday reiterated their intent to approve a budget that won’t increase the mill levy.
Police report
July 19, 2007
Last week’s Eudora police report.
Book sale
July 19, 2007
The Douglas County Genealogical Society will have a book and periodical sale from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Part of the story
July 19, 2007
The Fly Route
July 19, 2007
Oklahoma football deserves a stiffer penalty.
School district Web site
July 19, 2007
As an added communication tool, the Eudora USD 491 Web site, www.eudoraschools.org, features questions and answers about the upcoming bond issue as well as district profiles and a news listserv.
Donations sought for time capsule
July 19, 2007
The Eudora Sesquicentennial Committee needs items for a time capsule.
The Green Thumb
July 19, 2007
How to keep your yard free of brown patches.
Days Gone By
July 19, 2007
A look at Eudora’s past.
TIF district clears school board hurdle
July 19, 2007
It appears a tax increment financing district in Eudora will move forward.