Archive for Thursday, February 14, 2008

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Chamber honors USD 491
February 14, 2008
At the Eudora Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner Feb. 2, the chamber made a somewhat surprising move in naming Eudora USD 491 the 2007 Business of the Year.
Mateo takes Chamber helm
12:00 a.m., February 14, 2008 Updated 03:32 p.m.
Keeping businesses alive and healthy by promoting what they can offer the community is one of Mateo’s main goals in his new capacity as Eudora Chamber of Commerce President. He is taking over for John Fiore of Sunflower Broadband, who still will be active with the chamber as past president.
Days Gone By
February 14, 2008
7 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS February 2001 Carolyn Jones and Neil Dunavin were crowned the Eudora High School Winter Sports Queen and King during halftime of the varsity boys basketball game against Baldwin High School.
Tootsie Roll drive
February 14, 2008
The Knights of Columbus District No. 18, Lawrence and Eudora, recently announced the results of the Tootsie Roll drive to help those with intellectual disabilities.
Rec center update
February 14, 2008
Eudora Parks and Recreation will have a babysitting certification clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Eudora Community Center, 1630 Elm St.
Daffodil Days
February 14, 2008
With Eudora no long participating in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, Julie Stewart and Karla Cleveland have volunteered to keep Eudora involved by bringing Daffodil Days to Eudora in an effort to continue the support the community has shown in raising funds for the goals of the ACS.
Pharmacist named Chamber Person of the Year
12:00 a.m., February 14, 2008 Updated 03:36 p.m.
When Stan Byrne, the owner of Byrne’s Pharmacy, is asked what Eudora means to him, he defers to Alf Oleson, the man from whom he bought the store. “His philosophy was, and my philosophy still is, ‘It’s great to live in the same community as you,’ and that’s the whole thing,” he said.
EudoraFest meetings begin Feb. 21
February 14, 2008
EudoraFest Chairperson Barbara Tuttle would love to see a parade take place as part of the EudoraFest activities, but it just doesn’t seem logistically possible. However, that doesn’t mean she and the rest of the EudoraFest Committee aren’t open to figuring out a way to make it happen.
Eudora applies for water appropriation
February 14, 2008
Eudora is taking steps to be first in line for the distribution of additional water rights. Eudora City Administrator Cheryl Beatty told city council members Monday the city of Eudora would begin the application process of water appropriation.
Weather 101 class
February 14, 2008
The National Weather Service and Douglas County Emergency Management will give a “Weather 101” class from 7 to 9 p.m. March 6 at the Eudora Community Center, 1630 Elm St.
23 years adds up to recognition for Eudora High School Teacher of Year
February 14, 2008
At the end of January, each school in the Eudora School District named its teacher of the year. This is part three in a series of profiles on each of the four teachers.
Church notes
February 14, 2008
Holy Family Catholic Church will have a soup supper at 6 p.m. each Friday during Lent followed by Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. at the church, 820 Birch St.
the Eephus Pitch
February 14, 2008
A year ago, the wrestling team qualified five individuals for state, and all came home empty-handed. Coach Bill DeWitt, at the beginning of the season, was critical of himself, saying he had to figure out a way to get his team to peak at the right time.
Boys again short against De Soto
February 14, 2008
For coach Kyle Deterding, things are looking up. His players put forth a better performance Tuesday night than they did against Gardner Edgerton on Friday.
Cardinal girls beat Blazers, blow out cats
February 14, 2008
With their backs against the wall, Eudora’s girls piled it on. Nudged into a second-place tie with Spring Hill in the Frontier League after a Jan. 31 loss to Louisburg, the Cardinals did just that.
Wrestlers hope success carries into regionals
February 14, 2008
After finishing fourth a year ago at the Frontier League tournament, the Eudora wrestlers took a step forward over the weekend at De Soto High School in the league meet, finishing third out of the eight teams in the league.