Archive for Thursday, April 24, 2008

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Prom swings with jungle theme
April 23, 2008
Prom night 2008

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Eudora High School students explore the jungle for prom 2008
April 24, 2008
Teens dress and dance to celebrate annual rite of spring
Eudora council to consider condemning downtown wall
April 24, 2008
City to consider action against wall
Cardinal Relays go Cardinals’ way
April 24, 2008
Two nights after prom, members of the Eudora track team may have felt sluggish but it sure didn’t show.
Community Center update
April 24, 2008
Youth Volleyball for grades 1-6 is now taking registrations. Deadline is April 25 and the season starts May 20. Price per player is $25.
Scouting news
April 24, 2008
Members of Boy Scout Troop 64, Cub Scout Pack 3064, Eudora 4-H Club, Girl Scouts, and the EHS Government Class collected more than 2500 cans and packages of non-perishable food for the Eudora Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry April 19.
World Company releases KU championship book
April 24, 2008
You experienced the championship, now you can read the book. The World Company today releases “An Incredible Year,” a 176-page full-color book about Kansas University’s men’s basketball NCAA Championship season.
Skills USA
April 24, 2008
The Eudora High School students in the Eudora De Soto Technical Center returned from the Skills USA Competitions with 15 top-10 finishes
Chamber to have events at CPA Park
April 24, 2008
The Eudora Chamber of Commerce officially decided Thursday to have a concert from 6 to 9 p.m. June 6 in CPA Park. The decision came after nearly four months of talks to develop events in downtown Eudora to support businesses in the area during the construction set to take place this summer.
Teachers make salary proposal
April 24, 2008
The Eudora National Education Association presented a salary proposal Friday to the Eudora USD 491 school board. The meeting was just the second in negotiations for a new teaching contract for the 2008-09 school year.
Eudora losing talented leader with Kobza
April 24, 2008
Marty Kobza’s announcement that he would be leaving Eudora and the USD 491 at the end of the school year means the departure of a talented educator and community leader.
High School Band notes
April 24, 2008
he Eudora High School Concert Band performed last week at the State Large Group Music Festival, held at Rock Creek High School. The Concert Band earned an overall 2 (Excellent) rating for their performance, receiving one 1 rating and two 2 ratings.
Cardinals split doubleheader
April 24, 2008
In the second inning of Eudora’s first game with Ottawa Tuesday evening, coach Shaun Edmondson’s squad batted around the lineup and scored eight runs.
Ballock lackluster at Kansas Relays
April 24, 2008
After looking forward to the meet all year, senior Emily Ballock struggled in her final high school appearance at the Kansas Relays.
The Eephus Pitch
April 24, 2008
I love football. But spring scrimmages should never be cause for too much concern.
EHS choir notes
April 24, 2008
The Combined EHS Women and EHS Mixed choirs earned straight Division I (Superior) ratings at State Large Group Festival last week at Rock Creek from all three judges.
City Council may condemn Main St. wall
April 24, 2008
The downtown Eudora revitalization project will go out for bids at the beginning of May. Meanwhile, the wall located between 706 and 714 on Main Street still sits barricaded and untouched. However, its fate soon could be determined as the city council will decide Monday whether it should condemn the cracked, drooping edifice.
Days Gone By
April 24, 2008
5 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS April 2003 A Eudora recording studio and regional musical landmark underwent colorful changes ranging from the paint on the wall to its name. In December, chief engineer Ed Rose and the five members of the band The Get Up Kids took over ownership of Red House, changing the name to Blacklodge, adding equipment and revamping the studio’s apartment for visiting bands.
Kobza leaving district
April 24, 2008
The Eudora USD 491 Board of Education accepted the resignation Monday of Superintendent Marty Kobza and named Eudora Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Don Grosdidier the interim superintendent. The 40-year-old Kobza announced Friday he was leaving the district to accept a similar position in Hot Springs County, Wyo.
Military notes
April 24, 2008
Army Pfc. Elias Ashley, son of Earl Ashley, Wichita, and Keli Kincaid, De Soto, has been mobilized and activated for deployment overseas to a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Softballers muster a single run against stellar Ottawa pitching
April 24, 2008
When a team is told that it’s about to face the best pitchers in the conference, the intimidation alone can have an effect. That seemed to be the case Tuesday night as Eudora played a double-header at Ottawa, which boasts the top two pitchers in the Frontier League.
Ates begins bond inquiry
April 24, 2008
The Eudora City Council last week gave Eudora Fire Chief Randy Ates permission to begin researching for a possible April 2009 bond issue to build a new fire station. City Administrator Cheryl Beatty said city officials were aware the building was too small, but that the department’s management of emergency medical services personnel last year increased crowding.