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Days gone by
October 25, 2007
7 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS October 2000 Eudora High School seniors Ashley Kraus and Brian Harris were named homecoming queen and king during halftime ceremonies of the Eudora-Baldwin football game. Eudora defeated Baldwin 41-21 to win its first league title in 28 years.
Eudora suffers first loss
Baldwin claims district title
October 25, 2007
Rivalry games often provide exciting finishes. Thursday’s game here was no exception as the Eudora and Baldwin football teams battled it out for a shot at a home game Tuesday.
Eudora High School First-quarter perfect attendance
October 25, 2007
Local teen to bring Nashville voice to Nov. 17 event
October 25, 2007
She brings something to the stage that is indescribable. It’s like magic. She has a good pitch and works to be the best. She is young and dedicated. Who might this young girl be that is making her dream of singing come true? It is Eudora High School senior Kim Scherman.
Theater size puts curbs on productions
October 25, 2007
Angela Yarnell, the director of choirs for Eudora High School, has a window in her office covered with pictures of her students performing. But not all of the students who performed in some plays made it into the photos because there was not enough room on the stage in the Eudora Middle School auditorium where band concerts, variety shows and choral programs for all levels of the school are held.
Vandalism won’t eclipse Eudora’s constructive side
October 25, 2007
Survey encourages Kaw advocate
October 25, 2007
From its banks Saturday, the Kansas River looked like a crinkled ribbon of blue It was an illusion caused by the high winds. From the river itself, the Kaw’s true nature was apparent, Kansas Riverkeeper Laura Calwell said.
Bits and Pieces
October 25, 2007
Letters: Water district seeks partnership
October 25, 2007
Home of the grave
Eudora couple hopes elaborate decorations entice trick-or-treaters to visit their cul-de-sac on Halloween
October 25, 2007
As you travel east on the rolling hills of 12th Street, you see the leaves finally are beginning to change. You look to your right and catch a glimpse of three black spiders that measure about two feet in diameter stretched across the front of a house. You enter the cul-de-sac, and cloaked behind two large trees with little plastic Jack-o-lanterns and ghosts is Mike and Wendy Deines’ home at 61 Savage Terrace.
Culinary arts students’ cake contest results
October 25, 2007
Signs of Eudora,” a three-tiered yellow, chocolate and white cake decorated with fondant signs from around Eudora today won the commemorative cake auction Friday night. Kelsie Riser, Dustin True and Britney Samuels created the winning entry.
News brief- Local band to perform
October 25, 2007
News brief - Flu shot clinics
October 25, 2007
Obituary- Janet M. Roles
1942-2007
October 25, 2007
Obituary- Beverly Spurlock Coons
1964-2007
October 25, 2007
Obituary- Charlotte L. Altenbernd
1924-2007
October 25, 2007
School Calendar
October 25, 2007
Community Calendar
October 25, 2007
Eudora Township FD Halloween bash Saturday
October 25, 2007
October is fire prevention month, so the Eudora Township Fire Department has found a way to teach the public about fire prevention while combining the fun of Halloween.
Eudora man takes action at accident
October 25, 2007
When 26-year-old Jesse Greco saw an overturned semi-truck Oct. 17 in a ditch on Kansas Highway 10, he couldn’t remain a bystander.
Red all over
October 25, 2007
Council hears traffic studies pitched
October 25, 2007
The city of Eudora will look into the possibility of beginning three transportation studies that would investigate anticipated effects of the Kansas Turnpike Authority’s plans for a new Tonganoxie interchange, growth eastward from 10th Street to Kansas Highway 10 and the need for a traffic signal at the high school.
Vote on city question clarified
October 25, 2007
A number of advance voters in the Eudora USD 491 bond referendum and the city of Eudora charter question have expressed confusion about the second question.
Girls keep streak alive, finish third
October 25, 2007
They are all different, Eudora cross country coach Paul Boone said — especially this one.
Freshman rebounds to capture state bid
October 25, 2007
It wasn’t clear in the days leading up to Saturday’s regional cross country race whether Juan Ramirez had a realistic chance of earning a trip to the Class 4A state meet.
Thunder get revenge, snap state streak
October 25, 2007
The Eudora volleyball team’s reign atop the state came to a close Saturday with a bang. More accurately it was the sharp slap of leather on fist as St. James Academy ended the Cardinals’ three-year stint as sub-state champions and state tournament qualifiers.
Eudora Cardinal football notebook
October 25, 2007
Trunk or Treat
October 25, 2007
Eudora coach won’t soon forget landmark 200th win
October 25, 2007
Eudora coach Gregg Webb’s 200th win actually came Sept. 14 in Eudora’s 41-15 homecoming win against Wellsville, but the milestone was recognized Friday night following win No. 205.
Easy does it
Baldwin awaits after turnovers make for leisurely win
October 25, 2007
Eudora coach Gregg Webb stood in front of the packed stands surrounding Laws Field, his family flanked to either side of him, and waved his thanks to an adoring crowd. Only moments before, career win No. 205 had become official, though he was currently acknowledging No. 200. All that’s on the Cardinals’ minds this week is No. 206, however. Eudora slammed De Soto 55-14, a win greased by eight Wildcat turnovers. The Cards are now focused on the showdown at Baldwin City.
Hillebert home
October 25, 2007
Roy Hillebert, 48, Eudora, was treated and released at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a traffic accident Oct. 17.
Kids Day Out
October 25, 2007
Kids’ Day Out, a program provided by the Eudora United Methodist Church, meets from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Eighth and Church streets. For more information, call the church office at 542-3200.
EMS music booster club to be formed
October 25, 2007
The Eudora Middle School and Eudora High School music department invites all parents to a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the EHS music room.
Lions Club dinner
October 25, 2007
The Eudora Lions Club will have a chicken noodle dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at Nottingham Elementary School, 1428 Elm St.
Oakes joins Eudora News
October 25, 2007
David Oakes has joined the staff of The Eudora News as the Eudora reporter.
Letter: Vote yes Nov. 6
October 25, 2007
On behalf of the K-10 Corridor Association Inc., I want to express the association’s support for the Eudora USD 491 measure on the Nov. 6 ballot. A “Yes” vote on Nov. 6 will contribute to Eudora’s future success as a place to live, work and raise a family.
Band fundraiser
October 25, 2007
Otto graduates basic training
October 25, 2007
Air Force Airman 1st Class Devin R. Otto graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Letter: EudoraFest’s success a yearlong effort
October 25, 2007
EudoraFest 2007 was fantastic. The 11th EudoraFest was the biggest one we’ve ever had. Main Street was packed with people. Vendor signup totaled 123. The car show had some real cool vehicles. The garden tractor pull had a large following. The talent show and entertainment was great. Even the cakewalk had a lot of winners.
Pinecrest news
October 25, 2007
Eighteen residents and friends enjoyed the potluck dinner Saturday at Pinecrest II clubroom.
Paschal Fish sold 774 acres to establish Eudora Township
Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of stories on the life of Paschal Fish.
October 25, 2007
Paschal Fish’s fourth wife was Martha Captain, born in 1814. She died in 1860, after her name was put on Eudora’s deed. This is when Paschal sold 774 acres of his land to the trustees of the German Immigrant Society of Chicago to found the town of Eudora.
Late fall cue to start thinking of container garden season
Editor’s note: Jennifer Smith, new Douglas County Extension agent in horticulture, will begin writing the Garden Calendar after a hiatus filled by Stan Ring, who remains horticulture assistant with th
October 25, 2007
Cooler temperatures indicate it is time to tend to your container garden. Bring inside any plants that are not winter hardy and care for the pots left out in the cold.
Cards can’t carry over scoring
October 25, 2007
The Eudora soccer team’s season came to an end Tuesday.
Middle school basketball
October 25, 2007
The Eudora Middle School eighth-grade girls varsity basketball team started its season Monday against rival Baldwin.
EMS football
October 25, 2007
The seventh-grade football team recorded its first win of the season Oct. 9 defeating the Wheatridge Mustangs 26-14. Eudora took control of the game in the first half and never gave up the lead.
Tailgating planned
October 25, 2007
Eudora fans will begin tailgating at 6 p.m. Thursday before the Eudora-Baldwin football game.
Community forum
October 25, 2007
Basketball clinic
October 25, 2007
All boys in grades four to eight are invited to attend a basketball clinic from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 5 to 7 in the gym at Eudora High School, 2203 Church St.
PEP screenings set
October 25, 2007
Food pantry low
October 25, 2007
Halloween dance
October 25, 2007
The Fly Route
October 25, 2007
It felt like the end of an era Saturday at the sub-state volleyball tournament, Eudora’s gilded age coming to an end with the sub-state championship loss to the powerful St. James Academy