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Baseball camp
July 3, 2008
The Eudora High School baseball program will offer a camp for students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade from 8 a.m. to noon July 14 and 15 at the EHS baseball field.
The Eephus Pitch
July 3, 2008
Listening to sports talk radio the other night, one host - and I can’t remember who, but it’s not important anyways - was taking calls and emails about the Olympics. His whole perspective, and many of his callers’ perspectives, was that no true American sports fan cares about the outcome of the Games.
Child care orientation
July 3, 2008
A meeting to provide information regarding registration and licensing of family day care homes will take place at 6:30 p.m. July 17 at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine St., Suite B.
EHS Class of 1968 reunion
July 3, 2008
The Eudora High Graduating Class of 1968 has announced plans to have its 40th reunion party July 26 at Eudora City Hall.
New policeman at EPD
July 3, 2008
Brandon Sharp has begun working at the Eudora Police Department.
Grosdidier hopes to pick up where Kobza left off
July 3, 2008
The role of Superintendent of School for USD 491 transitioned on Tuesday from Marty Kobza to Don Grosdidier.
Days Gone By
July 3, 2008
5 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS July 2003 The Eudora Ministerial Alliance usually helps Eudorans in need with utility bills, but was worried about being able to give such help again.
District caps old gas well discovered at construction site
July 3, 2008
An abandoned gas well was discovered at the site of the new Eudora Elementary School. The well was found at the 47-acre site, located in the area of 10th and Peach streets, during the preconstruction grading process. The Kansas Corporation Commission came and tested the well for natural gas, which is odorless, and no gas was found. KCC then capped the well with 250 feet of concrete.
Common sense, clean up needed with fireworks
July 3, 2008
Fireworks are such an ingrained tradition of the Fourth of July and so easily obtained that bans are futile. That does not make them a good thing.
Horsethief race
July 3, 2008
The Eudora Horsethief 5K race and 1-Mile Fun Run will take place at 7:30 a.m., July 12 at the Eudora High School cross country course at Eudora Middle School. The race is directed by the EHS cross country coaches and parents in honor of the early settler of Eudora.
Canoe race postponed once again
July 3, 2008
For the second consecutive week, the canoe race from Eudora to De Soto has been postponed because of safety concerns associated with the high river level on the Kaw.
ECKCE board meeting minutes
July 3, 2008
The regular meeting of the East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education Board of Directors was held by conference call, which was initiated at the Cooperative Central Office in Baldwin City to enable public access via speaker phone.
College notes
July 3, 2008
Spencer Wilson, Eudora, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2008 semester at Harding University, Searcy, Ark.
4th of July festivities set to kick off Friday
July 3, 2008
Independence Day festivities will officially kick off at 7 p.m. in the Eudora Middle School parking lot with music played by a DJ. Fireworks, which cost the city $6,000, will follow a little after 9 p.m.
Aquatics center hosting theme days throughout July
July 3, 2008
Beginning Friday, the Eudora Community Aquatics Center, 1630 Elm St., will have special theme days on each Friday in July.
Downtown construction to start Monday
July 3, 2008
Construction for the downtown revitalization project is set to begin Monday, but the project will take longer than the original estimate of 90 days.
Sisters in arms
July 3, 2008
Softball has been a way of life for sisters Kelly and Karen Spence. Each one found success on the diamond while at Eudora High School then turned that into a chance to play in college. Now, after stellar seasons at their respective schools, both are hanging up their cleats and bidding farewell to the game.
IRS spins Karmic wheel
July 3, 2008
The letter I got from the IRS in the mail Monday looked like a check. It was about 7 seven inches long and 3 inches wide and tear-off perforated edges on both ends. It even said “Stimulus check.” But it wasn’t my much-anticipated personal boost to our slumping economy.
Youth football and cheer
July 3, 2008
The Eudora Youth Football and Cheer Association is still looking for Kindergarten-through first-graders for its flag football team and second-graders for its second grade tackle team.
Eudora Police Department test Tasers before use
July 3, 2008
As Eudora Police Corporal Grady Walker walks five Eudora police officers Thursday through Taser training exercises in the dimly lit weight room at Eudora Middle School, his directions focus on safety. It’s not just the safety for the officers that is of interest, but also safety for the person on whom the officers might have to use their Taser.
Football camp
July 3, 2008
The 2008 Cardinal Football Camp will be held July 21 through July 24 at the Eudora Middle School practice field.
2 for 2 pleases coach
July 3, 2008
A team can’t win the state title or even a single regular season game in June. But the foundations for fall triumph are laid in the summer and on the last day of June, coach Gregg Webb’s team took a large step towards victory.
Skillyfully played
July 3, 2008
EHS students show off talents at vocational competition