Archive for Thursday, July 19, 2007

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July 19, 2007

Nimitz reunion

The USS Nimitz (CVN-68) Association is looking for shipmates (ship's company, staff, squadrons and detachments) who served on board the Nuclear Attack Aircraft Carrier for a ship's reunion in Nashville, Tenn.

The Nimitz is currently deployed to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

For more information e-mail Joe Brunner at, call him at (619) 466-2132 or log onto for membership.

Scouting news

Members of Boy Scout Troop 64, Eudora, spent a week at Camp Naish near Bonner Springs in June. Scouts attending were Connor Bradley, Nathan Bradley, Andrew Briery, Simon Elwell, Nathan Gentleman, Hawley Montgomery, Joseph Walker and Alex Whitten. Adult leaders included Jerry Criqui, Glenn Jackson, Roy Lytle, Jim Morrison and Erik Ahlen.

Justin Male, Jonathan Morrison, Lyle Howell and several families joined the troop at camp Wednesday night for pizza, cookies and watermelon.

During the week, Lyle Howell, Hawley Montgomery and Alex Whitten were inducted into the Order of the Arrow, an honor camping society in Boy Scouts of America.

Troop 64 meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Eudora Community Learning Center, 10th and Main streets.

Boy Scouting is open to any boy who has completed fifth grade or is 11years old. The Eudora Lions Club sponsors Troop 64.

Troop 64 will host a triple Eagle Court of Honor for Bryce Landon, Frank Male and Justin Male Sunday afternoon at First Southern Baptist Church.

The troop will go camping July 27 and will take part in the CPA Picnic festivities July 28.

Founder's float

To honor the numerous volunteer organizations in Eudora, the Eudora Sesquicentennial Committee will have a special float in this year's CPA Picnic grand parade July 28.

The group is looking for one representative from each volunteer organization to ride on the float "Our Community Stars."

For more information, call Eudora City Hall at 542-2153 or Cheryl Beatty at 542-4111.

Outdoor theater

After a five year absence from the downtown outdoor "lot-o-torium," Baldwin City Community Theatre will present "Grease" at 8 p.m. Aug. 2 to 5 and Aug. 8 to 11 at the "lot-o-torium" between Seventh and Eighth streets and High Street in Baldwin City. Pre-show entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger.

Those planning to attend are asked to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Food is allowed and concession stands will also be open.

For more information, call the Baldwin City Community Theatre at (785) 594-7440.

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