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Getting ready to celebrate
November 29, 2007
Seventh-grade basketball
November 29, 2007
The seventh-grade girls varsity Cardinals scored their third victory of the year with a 32-2 win Tuesday against Central Heights. The Cardinals had eight players score, led by Annie Beck with eight points, McKenzie Oller and Valarie Pringle with six each, Sarah Kruger with four, and Danielle Topil, Rayah Kobza, Madison Maring, and Emily Durkin all with two.
Eighth-grade basketball
November 29, 2007
The Eudora girls eight-grade varsity team fell 39-34 Tuesday to Central Heights.
Retired professor hopes to help ‘hidden homeless’
November 29, 2007
After former Kansas University business professor and current Eudora resident Joe Reitz retired from teaching in May 2006, he became the CEO for the LEO Center in Lawrence, which is a consortium of churches that helps the needy with medical care. Though he was always aware that there were homeless people in Lawrence, working at the LEO Center opened his eyes.
Assisted living center rezoning OK’d
November 29, 2007
A proposed new assisted living complex for the elderly cleared an early hurdle Monday with the Eudora City Council’s approval of a rezoning of 5 acres on White Dog Road.
New fire chief takes charge in township
November 29, 2007
New Eudora Township Fire Department Fire Chief Mike Baxter said he is managing a department that mostly runs itself.
McGrew dropping Coldwell Banker, returning to independent roots
November 29, 2007
Now chairman of Coldwell Banker McGrew Real Estate, Mike McGrew knows he’s got plenty of work ahead in the coming weeks.
Project Bucca’ donations sought
November 29, 2007
The Danny and Lee Trimble family are seeking donations for “Project Bucca,” a program set up to help local soldiers serving in Iraq.
Rec center update
November 29, 2007
December will see a few Christmas-theme activities at the Eudora Aquatic Community Center.
Pinecrest news
November 29, 2007
Glenda and Sierra Waylord, Kansas City, picked up Freda Schwindt on Friday and they drove to Lawrence to attend a house-warming party for Judy Stuart.
RWD prepared for growth
November 29, 2007
The Eudora News on Nov.15 again provided insightful discussion of Eudora’s recent annexation of Rural Water District No. 4’s service territory, referencing the federal law that provides the district with the exclusive right to provide water inside the City-annexed territory.
Eudora cross country coaches dedicated to sport, athletes
November 29, 2007
This was prompted, as corny as it may sound, by Thanksgiving and by an award presented to me at the recent end-of-season Eudora High School cross country banquet. The certificate I was handed read “Legacy Parent Award — 6 Years.”
City should provide more recycling options
November 29, 2007
In September, Weldon Industries introduced its new 95-gallon-capacity wheeled trash containers to its Eudora customers. The Eudora City Council approved the change in the company trash contract with the city in June.
National Influenza Vaccination week
November 29, 2007
The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will have a flu shot clinic from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Health Department, 200 Maine St., in Lawrence.
Compost a wonderful resource for gardens
Green Thumb
November 29, 2007
While raking leaves last weekend, I started thinking about the wonderful attributes of compost. Mostly, I was thinking about recent studies from Cornell and Ohio State universities that show increased disease resistance in plants grown in soils with high organic matter.
Days gone by
November 29, 2007
7 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS November 2000 Students and employees at Nottingham Elementary School got an extended Thanksgiving break because of a broken sewer main.
Scouting news
November 29, 2007
Members of Eudora Boy Scout Troop 64 camped Nov. 16 at Ft. Leavenworth and then hiked the six-mile Heritage Trail Nov. 17, seeing historical spots around the fort.
Mason plans retirement
November 29, 2007
The City of De Soto will have a retirement reception for longtime Eudora resident Charles “Rockey” Mason from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at the De Soto Senior Center, 32905 W. 84th St., De Soto.
Boys hope home-court bump leads to fast start to season
November 29, 2007
Mutual respect would be a good way to summarize the feelings of Eudora coach Kyle Deterding and Kansas City Piper’s coach Darrin Sweany heading into the clash of their two teams.
Warmly welcomed
Senior happy to be back out for hoops after a year break
November 29, 2007
To say she was missed would be an understatement. Not only were her statistics missed, but to a close knit group of girls she was missed as a competitor and as a companion.
The fly route
November 29, 2007
I avoided the topic of Kansas football as if it were the plague through much of this season not just because the Jayhawks run through the Big 12 mortified me. More so, it just shocked me.
Wrestling squad to duel one of state’s best
November 29, 2007
Two of the better wrestling teams in the state will meet Thursday when Santa Fe Trail will be the host of Eudora in dual action at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Police report
November 29, 2007
Friday/November 16
Volunteer honored
November 29, 2007
The Boy Scouts of America presented Ralena McCurdy with the Silver Beaver Award Nov. 14 at the Heart of America Council’s Annual Recognition Dinner at the Kansas City Marriott Muehlebach.
CMA classes offered
November 29, 2007
The Health Careers class at the Eudora-De Soto Technical Education Center currently has space available in its Certified Medication Aide classes and is making its enrollment available to the general public for the upcoming session beginning in January 2008.
Used cell phones needed
November 29, 2007
Douglas County Senior Services is accepting donations of used cell phones as part of its “911 Cell Phones for Seniors” program. The cell phones will be given to seniors who request them and only can be used to call 911 operators.
Church news
November 29, 2007
St. Paul United Church of Christ, Eighth and Church streets, will begin its advent season by lighting the first advent candle during the 10 a.m. Sunday worship. Each service will take place at 10 a.m. during advent followed by refreshments during the month of December.
Wedding: Gregory
November 29, 2007
Julie Cook and Ryan Gregory married Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, at Riviera Maya, Mexico.
Death: Lenore Rohe
1919-2007
November 29, 2007
Mass of Christian Burial for Lenore Rohe, 88, Wichita, was Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Burial was in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery in Eudora.
Death: Leo D. Oelschlaeger
1926-2007
November 29, 2007
Services for Leo D. Oelschlaeger, 81, Linwood, were Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Bonner Springs First Christian Church. Burial was in Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Sesquicentennial blankets available
November 29, 2007
A limited number of the 150th commemorative throw blanket featuring images of Eudora and the official 150th anniversary logo are available for purchase.
Birth: Emma Reese Crawford
November 29, 2007
Marnie and Jeremy Crawford, Oconomowoc, Wis., announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Reese Crawford, born Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007, at a hospital in Waukesha, Wis.
College notes
November 29, 2007
Megan Ballock, Eudora, was one of 17 Pittsburg State University cross country runners who received recent academic honors in their respective sports for the 2007 fall semester.
Church plans annual celebration
November 29, 2007
The Clearfield German Christmas celebration will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 8 at Clearfield United Methodist Church, 2197 N. 600 Road, eight south of Eudora or four miles north of Kansas Highway 56 on Douglas County Road 1061.
Scrapbooking club donations needed
November 29, 2007
Eudora Middle School has formed a scrapbooking club. It is open to any middle school student and meets from 3:05 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month in the school library.
Toys for Tots program begins
November 29, 2007
Douglas County’s Toys for Tots program kicks off the season with collections intended to go to needy children at Christmastime.
Tax woes follow growth
November 29, 2007
It is time to suck it in.
Get your home ready now for winter, then chill
November 29, 2007
Here are some tips for preparing your home for wintertime:
PEP screenings
November 29, 2007
The Preschool Enhancement Program will have screenings beginning at 8:15 a.m. Dec. 7 by appointment only at Nottingham Elementary School, 1428 Elm St. The staff will conduct screenings for developmental concerns.
Grandmother inspired teacher of the month
November 29, 2007
Mandy Meyer doesn’t have a lot of spare time. However, the a kindergarten teacher at Nottingham Elementary School still can fit some humility into her schedule when talking about being named the Eudora Chamber of Commerce’s Teacher of the Month for November.
Coloring contest
November 29, 2007
Coloring sheets for the Eudora Chamber of Commerce coloring contest are available at The Eudora News office, 1402-B Church Street. Entries are due back for judging by 5 p.m. Dec. 10.