Archive for Thursday, December 18, 2008

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Taking on the boys
Female wrestler enjoys physical aspects of sport
December 18, 2008
Seeing Jessica Bowman tussle with the boys has become a common occurrence for those who follow the Eudora wrestling team.
Late three-pointers sink Cardinals at home
Paola upends Eudora to take Invitational Tournament title
December 18, 2008
udora played fast but Paola played faster and better in the second half. That’s the gist of the Cardinals’ 56-44 loss in the Eudora Invitational tournament championship game last Thursday at Eudora.
Community makes Holiday Auction success
December 18, 2008
On Dec. 2, the local chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority had its first of what is planned to be annual Holiday Auction. The purpose of the auction was to raise funds to assist with local charitable efforts, primarily the adoption of local families in need of assistance with Christmas gifts and meals. Since this was our first auction, we were concerned as to whether or not it would be a success.
Wall’s razing opportunity for downtown
December 18, 2008
A quick tour of downtown Eudora is likely to produce disappointment as construction awaits the melting of snow that covers piles of dirt and materials and unfinished work sites. But amid all that is one bright spot. The leaning wall with its barricades and bad mural is gone. It has been replaced by a much lower retaining wall of decorative masonry.
Birthday celebration
December 18, 2008
The Eudora Community of Christ Life Center will have a “Birthday Party For Jesus” at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Eudora Community Center, 1630 Elm St.
Scouting News
December 18, 2008
Boy Scout Troop 64 held a Court of Honor on Dec. 8 at their meeting room in the Eudora Learning Center.
Boys fall late to K.C. Harmon in title match
December 18, 2008
The Eudora boys basketball team hung close with K.C. Harmon for the first three quarters of Friday’s Paola Invitational tournament championship game. But the final period belonged to Harmon.
Two wrestlers medal at EHS tournament
December 18, 2008
A pair of Eudora sophomores wrestled their way to medals at last weekend’s Eudora Tournament of Champions.
Medicalodges staff get ‘big pat on the back’
December 18, 2008
The staff at Medicalodges, Eudora enacted a culture change in the facility about a year ago, personalizing care for residents. The intention of the change was to create bonds between residents, their families and the staff. On Dec. 9, the fruits of such bonds were on display when the family of former resident Albert Hall gave staff members money from a memorial fund.
Linwood family helps wounded vets heal
December 18, 2008
It might be thought that a highly decorated Army staff sergeant who served in two tours in Iraq would not need a boost in confidence, but a recent hunting trip in Linwood did exactly that for U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Shilo Harris.
Medicalodges leadership changes
December 18, 2008
Leadership at Medicalodges, Eudora has changed, but the ideals behind the culture change that began earlier this year still are in place. As of Dec. 1, facility administrator Tami Klinedinst took over marketing and new program development at the corporate level for Coffeyville-based Medicalodges. The new administrator for the assisted living facility is Donna Fox.
EHS receives national recognition
December 18, 2008
Eudora High School received national recognition last week when the U.S. News and World Report chose it as one of the top high schools in the country.
High school baseball showcase coming
December 18, 2008
The fifth annual Blaine Brown Winter Baseball Camp/Showcase will take place Jan. 3-4 in Osawatomie.
Days Gone By
December 18, 2008
5 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS December 2003 The Eudora Cardinals boys basketball team rebounded from a tough loss to Highland Park with an improbable performance against Piper.
Economy stymies USD 491 projects
December 18, 2008
The floundering economy continues to hinder Eudora USD 491’s construction projects. At Thursday’s board of education meeting, Steve Shogren, the district’s bond council, told the board that there were no bids on an $11.25 million bond.