Archive for Thursday, February 28, 2008

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12:00 a.m.
Coffee Talk patrons listen to a performance Saturday from the Jeff Cleveland Band inside Coffee Talk, 724 Main St. The band played original and some cover songs for a packed house. See page 7A for more. Packed house
5:56 p.m., February 27, 2008 Updated 6:25 p.m.
Coffee and cords
6:00 a.m.
Eudora senior Travis Clarke wrestles Saturday at the regional tournament. Clarke was one of four wrestlers to finish in the top four of the tournament, earning a bid to the state tournament. Limping in
12:00 a.m., February 21, 2008 Updated 5:29 p.m.

Eighty percent isn’t bad, all things considered.

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Girls beat Spring Hill, advance to championship
February 28, 2008

The Eudora girls basketball team finds itself in familiar circumstances after Thursday night’s 50-42 victory over Spring Hill.

Baseball, softball sign-ups
February 28, 2008
Eudora T-ball, baseball and softball registration will be from 6 to 9 p.m. March 5 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 8 at Nottingham Elementary School.
Kaw Valley Child Care Providers meeting
February 28, 2008
The Kaw Valley Family Child Care Providers group will be meeting for a Kansas Department of Health and Environment in-service from Stretch-N-Grow’s Sacha Dick at 6:30 p.m. March 6 at the Eudora Township Fire Station.
USD 491 offers summer science camp
February 28, 2008
In an effort to offer year-round educational opportunities, the Eudora USD 491 will put on Camp Invention during the first week of June.
Eudora FFA hopes to increase visibility throughout community
February 28, 2008
As the students and a teacher or two filed in and out of Kristy Taylor’s classroom at Eudora High School on Friday, they thanked the agricultural sciences teacher for the ice cream. If they didn’t know about Eudora High’s National FFA chapter, they now had a taste of it.
Police and fire departments install call box
February 28, 2008
About one year ago, a man who was having a heart attack pulled into the parking lot of the Eudora Police and Fire Departments. Fortunately, Eudora Police Cpl. Grady Walker just happened to stop by the police station to pick up some batteries for a camera and Walker was able call EMS personnel to attend to the man.
Council approves wellness center discounts
February 28, 2008
The Eudora City Council approved discounted memberships to the Wellness Center in the Eudora Community Center for city employees at Monday’s council meeting.
Taking flight
Girls down Bishop Ward, set for rematch with Spring Hill Tuesday
12:00 a.m., February 28, 2008 Updated 06:29 p.m.

Two games and six days later, here we are again. The Eudora girls face Spring Hill Thursday night at Spring Hill in a sub-state semifinal showdown, the second meeting between the two teams in less than a week.

Skunked at State
February 28, 2008

This wasn’t what the wrestlers and their coach, Bill DeWitt, had in mind. This was the year Eudora would bring home hardware.

Curves food drive
February 28, 2008
Curves of Eudora will have a March food drive for the St. Paul United Church of Christ food pantry.
Relay for Life
February 28, 2008
Relay For Life takes place from 7 p.m. June 13 until 7 a.m. June 14 at Lawrence Free State High School track.
Weather 101 class
February 28, 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.
EHS to have blood drive
February 28, 2008
The Eudora High School Student Council will have a blood drive, conducted by Community Blood Center, from 2 to 6 p.m. Feb. 28 in the commons area at the high school, 2203 Church St., Eudora.
College notes
February 28, 2008
Johnson County Community College announced Eudora full-time students who made honor rolls during the fall 2007 semester.
Scouting news
February 28, 2008
Alvie Jameson Lavery of Troop 64 has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to scouts, the Eagle Scout Award. He will receive his award during a court of honor at 3 p.m. March 9 at the United Methodist Church, 2084 N 1300 Road.
Community coalition seeks $3 million grant for children
February 28, 2008
A community coalition headed up by the Eudora USD 491 came together last Thursday for an advisory meeting to discuss applying for a federally funded grant focusing on preventing violence and substance abuse among youth throughout Eudora.
Days Gone By
February 28, 2008
7 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS February 2001 Carlie Abel was the top vote-getter in the primary election for the Eudora school board and advanced to the general election along with Bob Rice, Marion Johnson, Brenda Clark, Tracy Bowling and James Harris.
The eephus pitch
February 28, 2008

It’s baseball season.