Archive for Thursday, January 24, 2008

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Murder charges filed in pregnant woman’s shooting death
Suspect arrested in pipe-bombing
05:52 p.m., January 24, 2008 Updated 06:41 p.m.
Prosecutors in Leavenworth County today filed a murder charge against a 23-year-old Lansing man in the shooting death of a pregnant woman.
All Smiles
January 24, 2008
David oakes/ Eudora News West Elementary School third-grader Megan Smoot shows her excitement after winning the West Elementary Spelling Bee. Spelling bees took place at Eudora Middle School and West Elementary School last week. The winners will go on to the Douglas County Spelling Bee. Go to Page 9A for more on the spelling bee.
Downtown businesses team up, form association
12:00 a.m., January 24, 2008 Updated 01:29 p.m.
As Tina Lencioni, co-owner of DC Custom Crafted Cycles, sits in her the cycle shop she’s helped run for nearly three years, she looks at some old black and white photos of downtown Eudora. The photos show a bustling Main Street, with men dressed in three-piece suits congregating in front of a business. Lencioni would like to see downtown Eudora regain some of that bustle, so she decided to form a downtown business association.
King’s victory worth our annual celebration
January 24, 2008
It’s been nearly 45 years or two generations since Martin Luther King Jr. shared with us his dream. Those of us who remember the speech are now in the minority with even the middle aged unable to remember the America that King addressed that day on the Washington Mall.
The eephus pitch
Coaches sending Eudora athletes correct messages
January 24, 2008

My father was a coach. For 18 years he taught at Fort Scott Middle School while coaching basketball and baseball at the high school.

Newspaper rates increasing
January 24, 2008
The Eudora News increased its subscription rates effective Jan. 10, Christopher J. Bell, the newspaper’s circulation manager, said.
Dance clinic
January 24, 2008
The Eudora High School dance team extends an invitation to all students in first to eighth grades to participate in the annual dance clinic from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at Nottingham Elementary School, 1428 Elm St.
Boys tournament frustrations carry over against Sumner
January 24, 2008

Eudora found itself in a bind Tuesday, facing a Kansas City Sumner Academy team with superior athleticism. Eudora coach Kyle Deterding said his team played hard, but it wasn’t enough.

ECKCE Board meeting
January 24, 2008
The regular meeting of the East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education Board of Directors took place Jan. 8, at the Cooperative Central Office, located at 715 Chapel, Baldwin City.
Eudora student graduates from Rockhurst University
January 24, 2008
Eudora graduate Andrew Pyle received a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo.
Girls basketball notes
High honors
January 24, 2008

Eudora didn’t leave the Tonganoxie Invitational with all the hardware it had planned, but it didn’t go home empty handed either.

Scholars Bowl JV takes third
January 24, 2008
Last week in Scholars Bowl the JV team of Alex Mott, Abby Mott, Kyle Snow, Mallory Waln, and Joseph Walker brought home third-place medals from the Lansing Tournament.
Girls basketball notes
Say what?
January 24, 2008

Two events in the second half of Monday’s win against Metro Academy were uncommon occurrences.

Eighth-grade basketball
January 24, 2008

The Eudora eighth-grade boys varsity basketball team was back on the road taking on the Paola Panthers Thursday.

Seventh-grade basketball
January 24, 2008

Looking to improve on their 2-3 record, the 7th grade boys varsity basketball team played host to Paola Thursday.

Community planning set for Jan. 30
January 24, 2008
The second 20/30 Community Vision meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Eudora Community Center.
Businesses prepare for upgrades, construction
January 24, 2008
Although construction on Eudora’s downtown revitalization plan won’t start for about five month, business owners in the district already are considering how the work will affect their business.
Pinecrest
January 24, 2008
Randy Ryan, Linnues, Mo., visited his mother Betty Ryan Tuesday.
Eudora Parks and Recreation Update
January 24, 2008
Eudora Parks and Recreation and the Lawrence Red Cross will have a certification babysitting clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Eudora Community Center.
Deerhunters help feed hungry across Kansas
January 24, 2008
Bob Bergeson is part of a unique food chain. It is a chain that starts with a resource that roams the state’s fields and timbers and includes stops at a number of local meat processing plants and social service agencies before ending up on the tables of low-income families.
Lied Center tickets available
January 24, 2008
Tickets are available for upcoming shows at the Lied Center in Lawrence.
EMT-Basic initial course offered
January 24, 2008
Eudora community EMS and Douglas County will be sponsoring an EMT-Basic initial course from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at Eudora City Hall.
Days Gone By
January 24, 2008
7 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS January 2001 Ron Conner threw his name in the hat for the mayoral race in Eudora. He planned to run against Fred Stewart.
Bouncing back
Cardinals grab big win as Tongie frustrations grow
January 24, 2008

The girls basketball team bounced back from a tough Saturday loss to Tonganoxie, controlling a Monday game against Metro Academy for a 52-39 victory.

Winter does have redeeming factors
January 24, 2008
This is what a real winter feels like. We’ve had more than a month of this after several recent winters flew by with perhaps one opportunity to catch kids sledding or otherwise enjoying the season.
Cardinals looking for consolation bracket help
January 24, 2008

Twenty seconds into the 103-pound championship match of the Paola High School Wrestling Invitational Saturday, it became clear that indeed, 103 pounds is where sophomore Cody Salzman belongs.

College Notes
January 24, 2008
Pittsburg State University announced the following Eudora students made the All-A honor roll for the 2007 fall semester.
School district makes time for teachers to collaborate
January 24, 2008
Whether it’s rising ACT scores for high school students or solid state assessment scores at the all levels, Eudora USD 491 has seen positive student accomplishment in the past year. There are several factors that contribute to this, but one of those reasons is the ability of teachers to collaborate.
Water study to be presented to council
January 24, 2008
A water analysis that began in September 2007 will be presented to the Eudora City Council Monday.