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Room for squares
August 14, 2008
It’s about 90 degrees outside at the pavilion on the Douglas County Fairgrounds, but the heat does not stop members of the Lawrence Happy Time Squares from doing a 30-minute demonstration in their best (i.e. warmest) western attire. For Eudorans Cherry and Bob McCabria, who have been square dancing for about 30 years, the heat wasn’t enough to keep them away.
The sensibilities of the past can’t be shared
August 14, 2008
I work with a bunch of kids. That is, the four people I share an office with are somewhere between 20 and 30 years old. To a baby boomer, that’s young.
All in the family
Dragster racing turns into a Miller family event
August 14, 2008
Blaine and Ashley Miller don’t remember going to the races for the first time.
Joint traffic study of turnpike traffic necessary step
August 14, 2008
Douglas County Commissioners agreed this week to split with the city of Eudora the cost of a traffic study to determine the traffic consequences in Eudora and Douglas County of new Kansas Turnpike interchange near Tonganoxie. The Eudora City Council had requested the county pay for half of the $17,580 study.
Jankowski honored
August 14, 2008
During their annual meeting and exhibits in Orlando, the Academy of General Dentistry awarded Patrick Jankowski, DDS, with the Fellowship Award.
Casino Night at Medicalodges, Eudora
August 14, 2008
Medicalodges, Eudora, located at 1415 Maple St., will have a casino night from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Benefit auction for EYSO Sunday at Coffee Talk
August 14, 2008
Coffee Talk, 724 Main St., will have a benefit auction for the Eudora Youth Service Organization Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
Kaw Valley providers discuss infant care grant program
August 14, 2008
Rich Minder of Success by 6 Coalition of Douglas County met Aug. 6 with the Kaw Valley Family Child Care Providers to discuss a proposal to increase the quality, affordability and availability of infant childcare among family childcare home providers.
Eudora’s Healzer named Kansas DARE officer of year
August 14, 2008
Eudora school resource officer Ryan Healzer received recognition in May from Kansas Attorney General Stephen Six for implementing the DARE Plus program at West Elementary School. Now comes news that Healzer has been named Kansas DARE officer of the year. Not bad for his first year.
Senior health screenings discontinued
August 14, 2008
After Tuesday, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department no longer will have senior health screenings.
Teachers’ food drive a success
August 14, 2008
The Eudora National Educational Association started the school year on a positive note by having a food drive for the Eudora Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry Thursday at the Cardinal Kickoff, the first official day of work for teachers.
Council moves closer to wall repair
August 14, 2008
The Eudora City Council on Monday unanimously approved a resolution declaring the retaining wall in the 700 block of Main Street unsafe and dangerous after a public hearing. The resolution directed the owners of the wall to repair the structure and make it secure within 30 days. If they fail to do so, the city would condemn the wall, make repairs and charge the owners.
Xtreme tryouts approaching
August 14, 2008
The 14U Xtreme Heat fastpitch softball team is holding open tryouts for any girl with a birthday 1995 or later who is looking to play at a competitive level.
CPA golf results
August 14, 2008

The Eudora CPA Golf Tournament was held Friday, July 25 at Eagle Bend Golf Course. 74 golfers teed off at 8 a.m. with an award ceremony and lunch following the golf:

Days Gone By
August 14, 2008
5 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS August 2003 Local leaders wanted the city to do more shopping at home. The Eudora City Council discussed its purchasing policies and agreed local businesses needed more consideration in the process.
The bad beat
August 14, 2008

Most fantasy football owners used to be able to go into the draft knowing a couple of things. The first being the new guy in the league was going to draft a team that looked like it was drafted by the kid in your first-grade class who used to eat paste and smell his thumb a lot.

Opportunity to join Webb’s staff appealing to Walters
Former head coach just wanted to be somewhere where football was important
August 14, 2008

His luck couldn’t get any worse as a player. As a freshman, incoming Eudora High assistant football coach Chris Walters played special teams for Garden City Community College.

Senior Health screenings
August 14, 2008
The Eudora Health Screening Clinic for People 60 years old and older will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Aug. 19 at Eudora City Hall, 4 E. 7th Street.