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Chocolate business mixes love into sweet confections
November 1, 2007
When you buy an Amore Chocolate Pizza, there is a greeting card from creator Annette Cook inside the packaging. In that greeting, some form of the word “love” is used six times.
Battle of the Ages
November 1, 2007
Letters
November 1, 2007
Constant Kansas wind reassuring
November 1, 2007
If there’s one thing Kansans have in common, it’s the wind. Nearly everyday whether from south, north or nearly west, it’s there to make us stand straighter and breathe deeper. In the shade, it can make a triple-digit day tolerable. It can make a brisk, sunny winter day beyond miserable.
Board made effort to craft community bond
November 1, 2007
As we look back through The Eudora News’ archives, the first stories about a future bond issue for Eudora USD 491 ran more than three years ago. At that time, district officials spoke of preparing for a bond issue in what then seemed a distant future.
Ballock medals at state
Ramirez overcomes major loss to finish 21st
November 1, 2007
Eudora senior Emily Ballock came home from Saturday’s Class 4A state cross country championship with a goal accomplished. Freshman Juan Ramirez came back with one heck of a story.
Cards stuffed by Bobcat defenders
November 1, 2007
There were 118 more plays to come, nearly 46 minutes of football, three lead changes, three fourth-down conversions, a safety and a successful onside kick. Still, the first three plays of Eudora’s 13-8 loss Tuesday at Basehor-Linwood in the opening-round of the Class 4A state tournament spelled doom for the Cardinals.
Ouch!
Previously perfect Cardinals stumble twice, fall from playoffs
November 1, 2007
Judging solely by the records, fans may have arrived in Basehor-Linwood expecting the Eudora Cardinals football team to easily roll past the Bobcats into the second round of the Kansas class 4A playoffs. At 8-1, Eudora was seen as the clear favorite over the 4-5 Bobcats. The early predictions were proven wrong, however. Basehor won a hard-fought game, upsetting the Cardinals, 13-8 in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs.
$5.75 million separate city, Rural Water District No. 4
November 1, 2007
A meeting between Eudora city officials and Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4 Board of Directors Oct.24 failed to produce an agreement but did show how far apart the two sides are in a dispute that has spurred a federal lawsuit.
City voters to decide fate of ordinance
November 1, 2007
As Nov. 6 approaches, the big issue is the $45 million school bond. However, citizens also will be voting on Charter Ordinance No. 10, which will decide whether or not the mayor, upon approval of the city council, can appoint department heads for two years instead of one year.
Kobza: Growth drives need for new stadium
November 1, 2007
Construction of a new district stadium would be one of several improvements to be made if the $45 million school bond package passes on Nov. 6. Eudora USD 491 officials say that the need for a new stadium was included because of the population growth.
Bond questions and answers with Superintendent Marty Kobza
November 1, 2007
Eudora USD 491 Superintendent Marty Kobza answered questions Wednesday during an Online chat at the Lawrence Journal World Web site. The following is a transcript of that chat, which can be found at ljworld.com.
Bond would touch every school in Eudora
November 1, 2007
Topping the priority for Eudora USD 491’s bond issue is a $26.9 million first- through fifth-grade elementary school and $2.6 million sixth-grade attendance center and other improvements for Eudora Middle School.
Polling places open Tuesday
November 1, 2007
Polls in Eudora will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Questions on the ballot will include Eudora USD 491’s $45 million bond referendum and the city of Eudora’s Charter Ordinance No. 10.
Childcare providers meeting
November 1, 2007
Set clocks back
November 1, 2007
ecause of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which required changes in 2007, daylight saving time will begin the second Sunday in March and end the first Sunday in November.
School Calendar
November 1, 2007
Obituary- Paul J. Pankalla
1943-2007
November 1, 2007
Obituary- Leland E. Smith
1919-2007
November 1, 2007
Obituary- Martha A. Sanders
1911-2007
November 1, 2007
Obituary- Leslie C. Kelso
1930-2007
November 1, 2007
Obituary- Clarence N. Cokeley
1925-2007
November 1, 2007
Community Calendar
November 1, 2007
Brick orders
November 1, 2007
The next order for engraved bricks for the base of the Paschal/Eudora Fish statue will be placed soon. Order forms need to be received at Eudora City Hall by Nov. 11.
Sermon series
November 1, 2007
The Eudora United Methodist Church is having a sermon series at 9:15 a.m. Sundays at its temporary location at Warren-McElwain Mortuary/Eudora Chapel, 1003 John L. Williams Drive, east on 10th Street on Douglas County Road 442.
Belleview FCE
November 1, 2007
The Belleview FCE will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the home of Alvena Tuggle.
Church fundraiser
November 1, 2007
The Hannah Circle at Eudora United Methodist Church will have a fundraiser Nov. 11 at Cici’s Pizza in Lawrence.
Church news
November 1, 2007
The Praise Band at Eudora United Methodist Church has been reformed and is practicing at noon Sundays at the church parsonage, 625 Church St.
Community forum on school bond
November 1, 2007
The Eudora School District will have a school bond community forum from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.
Pheasant season starts Nov. 7
November 1, 2007
Pheasant season — perhaps Kansas’ most popular hunt — will open Nov. 7 and continue through Jan. 31. Kansas ranks high among states for pheasant production and attracts hunters from across the nation.
Lawrence wants county help with airport business park
November 1, 2007
Taxpayers from all across Douglas County will be asked to help pay for infrastructure improvements for a proposed business park near Lawrence Municipal Airport.
Eudora Nursing Center changes hands
November 1, 2007
Eudora Development Inc., owner of the Eudora Nursing Center since it opened in 1975, has transferred operations to nursing home operator Medicalodges Inc. The transfer of operations will take place Thursday, and transfer of ownership will take place on or before Jan. 31, 2008.
Pinecrest news
November 1, 2007
Visitors of Elva Jordan this week included Alice Williams, Truman, Ark., Mr. and Mrs. David Reed, Baldwin City, Gracie Williams, Lawrence, Shirley Cummings, Olathe and Darlene Randel.
Charter Ordinance deserves support
November 1, 2007
Charter Ordinance 10 was passed by the Eudora City Council in order to help Eudora attract and maintain quality employees. The ordinance moved up the time for appointment and changed the appointment term from one year to two years. The hope is that existing and potential employees would view employment with the city of Eudora as a stable situation, giving Eudora a competitive advantage over cities that use one year appointments.
Eudora schools release first quarter honor rolls
West elementary school
November 1, 2007
Super Achievers Jenna Abram, Madisyn-Marie Ball, Siam Boyd, Elyssa Conrad, Dani Courbat, Jesse Dennison, Maggie Durkin, Bret Folks, Victoria Lupandin, Salena Martinez, Diego Munoz, Ryan Van Dyke, Mitchell Ballock, Marina Bailey, Jenna Beck, Megan Smoot, Kolbi Shanks, Trace Abts, Brooklyn Beerbower, Mathew Longacre, Halle Norris, Katherine Rosewicz, Dominic Seurer, Jasmine Thevarajoo, Jordan Vonderbrink, Hayden Brown, Clayton Faircloth, Lauren Howard, Kieran Martin, Breanna Wray, Jerimiah Andrews, Julee Cobell, Thomas Foster, Camden Johnson, Dakota King, Victoria Male, Sydney Shain, Kennedy Shockley, Addison Waring, Jake Whitebread, Zachary Courbat, Kristi Daigh, Jack Reynolds, Maria Wellman, Cassidy Brust.
Eudora schools release first quarter honor rolls
Eudora middle school
November 1, 2007
Straight A Honor Roll Eighth grade — Katelyn Abel, Mackenzie Cadue, Kate Dennis, Madeline Dickerson, Steven Freeman, Lauren Gammon, Derrick Higgins, Auston Katzfey, Matthew Kelso, Ryan Leary, Victoria Lehmann, Monica Long, Brock Miller, Whitney Weld.
Eudora schools release first quarter honor rolls
Eudora high school
November 1, 2007
Straight A Senior — Emily Ballock, Anthony Barta, Lauren Colman, Jacob Cox, Amanda Graff, Connor Hartpence, Logan Hartpence, Chastity Johnson, Catherine Klotz, Kyle Merkel, Evan Meyers, Kimberly Scherman, Amanda Schneider, Michelle Smith, Dustin True, Heather Whitten.
Middle school basketball
November 1, 2007
The seventh-grade junior varsity squad came home with a win, taking a close one that went back and forth, 17-16.
Middle school wrestling
November 1, 2007
The Eudora Middle School Cardinals wrestling team opened its season Monday night against Baldwin, Osawatomie and Wellsville.
Basketball clinic
November 1, 2007
All boys in grades four to eight are invited to attend a basketball clinic from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Wednesday in the gym at Eudora High School, 2203 Church St.
The Fly Route
November 1, 2007
Pancake feed slated
November 1, 2007
The Lawrence Breakfast Optimist Club will have a pancake feed and silent auction from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Hall, 3408 W. Sixth St., Lawrence.
Days gone by
November 1, 2007
Rec update
November 1, 2007
Instructor Bob Brinkley, who holds a second degree black belt, will have classes for 4- to 6-year-olds, 7- to 12-year-olds and adults ages 13 and older.