Archive for Thursday, April 17, 2008

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Track and softball postponed
April 17, 2008
The Eudora Relays have been postponed because of inclement weather.
Eudora in path of thunderstorm
April 17, 2008
Eastern Douglas County is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 4:30 p.m. Extreme southeastern Lawrence and Eudora are areas that will be impacted.
Shawnee man identified in De Soto wreck
April 17, 2008
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has identified David Ray Gonzalez, 45, of Shawnee, as the man who died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover wreck east of De Soto.
Scouts will collect food Saturday
April 17, 2008
Now in its 21st year, Scouting for Food will take place Saturday throughout Eudora. Bags and informational fliers have been distributed to homes during the past week, informing them of the yearly food drive that supports the Eudora Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry in St. Paul United Church of Christ, 738 Church St.
Research on new fire station to begin
12:00 a.m., April 17, 2008 Updated 05:19 p.m.
Eudora City Council members on Monday gave their consent to allow Eudora Fire Chief Randy Ates to begin research for a new fire and EMS station bond issue.
Volunteers needed
April 17, 2008
Volunteers are needed to provide companionship and support to senior citizens through the Douglas County Senior Services’ Friendly Visitor Program. Volunteers commit to spend one hour a week as a Friendly Visitor volunteer.
Food drive
April 17, 2008
Mateo Chiropractic, 1402 Church St., suite C, will hold a food drive for the Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry during the week of April 21.
Days Gone By
April 17, 2008
5 years ago From THE EUDORA NEWS 2003 The Eudora City Council created a full-time fire chief position.
USD 491 enrollment to increase
April 17, 2008
A study done by Rob Schwarz of RSP Associates found that although population growth in Eudora has slowed, Eudora USD 491 will continue to see moderate increases in enrollment numbers.
Community made Showtime successful
April 17, 2008
On behalf of the cast, crew and leaders of Showtime, the community variety show, we would like to thank those who attended the annual production of Showtime this past weekend.
Constant chase for campaign cash self defeating
April 17, 2008
It’s the political season. Even at a newsroom as small as ours that means lots of faxs and e-mails from office seekers and interest groups. Those emails rarely provide a candidate’s clearly defined opinion on issues but are often more than happy to provide misleading takes on an opponents’ views.
Scouting news
April 17, 2008
The “Lazy Rabid Squirrel Dragon Knights” Patrol of Eudora Boy Scout Troop 64 won first place at the annual Pelathe District Spring Camporee, which took place April 11 through 13 at Camp Bromelsick, west of Lawrence.
ECKCE board meeting
April 17, 2008
The regular meeting of the East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education Board of Directors was April 8.
KLWN 1320 to broadcast from Eudora
April 17, 2008
Radio station KLWN 1320 will be broadcasting live from Eudora April 24. “According to the Record with Hank Booth” will do a show from 8:10 to 9 a.m. at Coffee Talk, 724 Main St.
Community center update
April 17, 2008
Youth Volleyball for grades first through sixth is now taking registrations. The deadline is April 25 and the season starts May 20. Price per player is $25.
Older Ballock remains motivated for KU meet despite career success
April 17, 2008

Emily Ballock has nothing left to prove.

Baseball team erupts in fifth to claim victory after long break
April 17, 2008

At the start of the fifth inning in Eudora’s first tilt with Spring Hill Tuesday, coach Shaun Edmondson’s squad trailed 9-3. That’s when the Cardinal offense erupted and produced 17 runs over the final three innings to blow out the Broncos, 20-9.

Bio-fuels pay at the pump
April 17, 2008
Recently, Merrill Lynch commodity strategist Francisco Blanch said gasoline prices would be 15 percent higher if biofuel production wasn’t increasing.
The eephus pitch
April 17, 2008

Despite recent cold weather, there are numerous reasons in the early going of the MLB season to make the hour trip over to Kauffman Stadium to watch the 2008 Royals.

Forensics team update
April 17, 2008
Brian Talbert attended the Spring Hill Forensics Tournament on Saturday. He entered two events and medaled in both. He took third place in Prose Interpretation and qualified for State Championships. He also finaled in Serious Solo Acting and took fifth Place.
College notes
April 17, 2008
Emporia State University announced its scholarship recipients from area students for the spring 2008 semester. Eudora students were Cody Burns, Sarah Frehe and Michelle Nila.
Children in Eudora waiting for volunteers
April 17, 2008
There are a few cases where 10 of any one item is an alarming number - 10 ex-spouses, 10 snakes in your bed and so on. In the case of the 10 children in the Eudora and Baldwin area who have been on the waiting list for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, it seems like a number that should be quickly whittled away. That hasn’t been the case, though, as some children have waited for as long as two years to be paired with a volunteer.
Eudora 6th-grader attends leadership forum in D.C.
April 17, 2008
Eudora Middle School student Justin Leonard lives a busy life. This week will be a bit busier than usual, as Leonard will be in Washington D.C. as a participant in the People to People World Leadership Forum where he will interact with children from around the world and learn about important leaders throughout history.
Can’t touch this
Softball sweeps Spring Hill in return from postponements
April 17, 2008

Rain kept them from playing for over a week. Nothing could keep them from winning Tuesday night.