Archive for Thursday, August 21, 2008

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City parks and rec creates scholarship fund
August 21, 2008
The Eudora Parks and Recreation Department is looking for ways to continue to offer children opportunities in a time of budget cuts. The solution parks and recreation director Tammy Hodges came up with was to establish the Little Tykes Scholarship Fund.
Born a traveling man
Bryant enters district, race for starting quarterback
August 21, 2008

Zach Bryant knows the way from Wichita to Eudora quite well.

Middle of the road the goal for Eudora soccer
August 21, 2008

Eudora soccer coach Gunar Harmon is hoping that one year can make a difference.

Five seniors to lead Lady Cards
August 21, 2008

You could say the Eudora girls cross country squad is coming off a good run. The girls have been to the state meet for the last five years, and coach Paul Boone expects them to be there again this year.

Russell a thankful participant at Beijing games
August 21, 2008
Editor’s Note: Scott Russell is a former Kansas University All-America javelin thrower who competed in his first Olympic Games for his homeland of Canada in the qualifying round at 8:10 (CDT) Wednesday night. Russell, 29, now makes his home in Lawrence.
Open softball tryouts next week for 14U Xtreme to be Sunday
August 21, 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.
Winchester Road under construction
August 21, 2008
City road crews will be sealing Winchester Road on Aug. 27 and 28.
Kids Day Out open house
August 21, 2008
Eudora United Methodist Church, 2084 N. 1300 Road, is having an open house for the Kids Day Out program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.
ECKCE board meeting
August 21, 2008
The regular meeting of the East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education Board of Directors was Aug. 12 at the Cooperative Central Office.
EABSA elections
August 21, 2008
The annual elections for next season’s Eudora Amateur Baseball and Softball Association board members are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Eudora Community Center, 1630 Elm St.
Pets can stir hornets nest
August 21, 2008
So, just before my noon lunch break, I armed myself for the worst-case scenario. Hives of wasps are not pleasant memories for our family. One evening, as my daughter was cleaning out one of her sheep jugs, we heard a blood-curdling shriek. Katie was sprinting toward open country, wasps in hot pursuit. One flew under her shirt and was stinging her repeatedly. Luckily, she survived with Benadryl and baking soda poultices.
Eudora blessed with Lauber’s years of service
August 21, 2008
A community is fortunate when a new resident arrives who can provide a needed service. It is doubly fortunate if that new citizen takes an active interest in the community. It is truly blessed if during the resident’s long life, the person - through entrepreneurial skill and foresight - invests in the community in such a way that it improves that city’s quality of life.
Pascal Fish’s 1846 helping hand brings re-enactment of Mormon trek to Eudora
August 21, 2008
Although it has taken Kevin Henson 42 days to walk to Eudora from Thayer, Iowa his handshake is resolute and there’s a glint in his eyes that leads you to believe he will not falter during the course of what is expected to be a six-month journey.
New librarian spreads enthusiasm for reading
August 21, 2008
Other than the fact that she loves to read and hopes her students will too, new elementary school library media specialist Kaydean Foster doesn’t fit the stereotype of a librarian. Foster, 25, loves to sky dive.
USD 491 breaks ground for EMS expansion
August 21, 2008
The Eudora USD 491 Board of Education followed the awarding of $2.2 million in bids last Thursday for the expansion of Eudora Middle School with a groundbreaking ceremony for the project the next day.
USD 491 approves budget
August 21, 2008
The Eudora USD 491 Board of Education voted Thursday to approve the budget for the 2008-2009 school year. The district will keep the promise it made to taxpayers during last years’ bond issue campaign by leaving the mill levy flat at 66.350, compared to last year’s rate of 66.530.
The eephus pitch
August 21, 2008

To temporarily step away from the fantasy column, the Olympics have a way of bringing certain stories to light that reflect on greater lessons in life.

Clearfield United Methodist anniversary
August 21, 2008
The Clearfield United Methodist Church is celebrating 150 years in ministry on Aug. 31.
Days Gone By
August 21, 2008
5 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS August 2003 Unofficial estimates predicted a full-time enrollment of 1,233 students in the Eudora district. Full-time enrollment accounts for each student in the district, taking into account how many hours a day a student is in school.