Archive for Thursday, January 3, 2008

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Poll: Kansans support rejection of coal-fired plants
Respondents also interested in more work on wind energy
January 3, 2008
Kansans support the state’s recent rejection of two coal-fired power plants by a two-to-one margin, according to a poll released today.
Days Gone By
January 3, 2008
7 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS January 2001 The Eudora Emergency Medical Service was in need of volunteers and hoped to have a staff of about 15
State moving forward despite difficult year
January 3, 2008

As we welcome 2008, we look back on a year full of challenges, opportunities and accomplishments.

Recreation part of American experience
January 3, 2008

In a recent radio interview concerning a metropolitan figure who is experiencing difficult times after a career of success, the speaker spoke of the need for the figure to “re-invent” himself. It is something, the speaker said, we all need to do two or three times in our careers.

College Notes
January 3, 2008
Eudora High School graduate Tina Clark was a homecoming candidate at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina in September and she was inducted into the Alpha Chi Honor Society in October.
Exercise classes offered
January 3, 2008
Eudora residents Arline Kindle and Melanie Johnson are offering exercise classes from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 2008 at the Eudora Community Center, 1638 Elm Street.
Scouting news
January 3, 2008

Boy Scouts from Troop 64, chartered to the Eudora Lions Club, conducted its annual Christmas Court of Honor and Party Dec. 17 at the Eudora Community Learning Center, 10th and Main streets.

Health Screenings
January 3, 2008
The Eudora Health Screening Clinic for people over 60 will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Jan. 15 in the Community Room of the Pinecrest II Apartments
Seat belt law change takes effect
January 3, 2008
As of Tuesday, law enforcement officers will be able to cite all drivers and passengers who are ages 14 through 17 for not wearing seat belts. Eudora Police Chief Greg Dahlem said the new law might not be easy to enforce.
Children’s diet should be on many resolution lists
January 3, 2008

As we make our New Year’s resolutions for 2008, consider not only our own health, wellness and body conditioning, but those of our children, for which we are responsible.

Daycare licensing meeting
January 3, 2008
A meeting to provide information regarding registration and licensing of family day care homes will take place at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.
Officer graduates from KU Law Enforcement Training Center
January 3, 2008
Cpl. Greydon Walker, a member of the Eudora Police Department, was one of 57 graduates of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center.
Drop-off site hours
January 3, 2008
The city crews will no longer pick up discarded Christmas trees.
The fantastic four
12:00 a.m., January 3, 2008 Updated 12:04 p.m.
With the help of a four-wheeler, Kayla Lee, 11, gives her sister, Madison Lee, 3, and friends Tequila Ray, 9, and Chance Rivera, 10, a sleigh ride Thursday down an alley in Eudora.
New Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department Web site
January 3, 2008
The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department has launched a new Web site focusing on local health issues.
Smooth transition
New Eudora wrestler at home on the mat
January 3, 2008

One example of the attitude that coach Bill DeWitt wants all of his wrestlers to possess is reflected by Dalton Hladkey’s piercings - or lack thereof on the day of a meet.

Fire department names firefighter of the year
12:00 a.m., January 3, 2008 Updated 11:41 a.m.
As Gary Klotz talks about his life, he does so in an understated manner that would lead you to believe he is doing something that everyone does. Everyone works at least 40 hours a week, a husband, father of three girls and yet still finds time to dedicate to the Eudora Fire Department as a volunteer firefighter.