Archive for Thursday, July 24, 2008

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More work planned for Church St.
July 24, 2008
Construction will further tighten its grip on Eudora roads for about two weeks in early fall when Douglas County does a mill and overlay of Church Street. The $120,000 project will stretch just a little more than half a mile, beginning at the ramps on the bridge over Kansas Highway 10 and ending at 10th Street.
100th CPA Picnic starts Thursday
July 24, 2008
Eudora’s CPA Picnic will celebrate its 100th year of existence when festivities kick off at 6 p.m. Thursday. Carnival rides and games will be across the street from CPA Park, at the corner of Ninth and Main streets.
The Eephus Pitch
July 24, 2008
The ESPYs, a time for stars from every spectrum of the sporting world to don Armani suits, Oscar De La Renta dresses and sunglasses that are worth more than my vehicle.
Cardinals notch three victories Saturday before elimination
July 24, 2008
It was a run the team may remember for years to come. With its back against the wall heading into the weekend, Eudora rattled off four straight victories and came within three outs of beating the No. 1 seed and earning a berth in the Kansas Amateur Baseball Association league championship game. The Cardinals were tantalizingly close to the crown, yet few would have predicted them to finish anywhere close to third.
Gorilla warfare
Ballock battles injury in sophomore year at Pitt
July 24, 2008
As a Cardinal, Megan Ballock seldom faced a challenge she didn’t overcome. An All-State athlete on the track and the cross country course, Ballock pushed herself to be the best and punished any opponents who tried to get in her way. As a member of the Pittsburg State University track and cross country teams, the course has steered Ballock in a different direction.
DEBA to give region Taste of Eudora
July 24, 2008
Although Daniel’s BBQ owner Daniel Hipsher grew up around the barbecue business, he had never participated in any barbecue competitions. But about six years ago when a friend had a member quit his barbecue team, he called Hipsher who at the time managed Daniel’s in Tonganoxie. Hipsher joined and the team received a perfect score in ribs at Kansas Speedway. He has been hooked ever since, taking part in about 20 competitions per year.
EUMC events
July 24, 2008
On Saturday a group from the Eudora United Methodist Church will be having a workday near Horton at the Indian United Methodist Church.
City officials set to discuss economic development
July 24, 2008
The Eudora City Council will discuss the need for economic development during budget meetings next week after listening to a presentation from a market research company at a council meeting July 14.
Class of 1968 reunion
July 24, 2008
The Eudora High Graduating Class of 1968 has announced plans to have its 40th reunion party Saturday at Eudora City Hall. The class will gather at approximately 1 p.m. for the annual parade and return to City Hall for more food and fun.
Class of 1978 reunion
July 24, 2008
The Eudora High School class of 1978 will celebrate its 30th reunion with a social with refreshments at 5 p.m. Saturday at Coffee Talk in downtown Eudora.
Abel Family reunion
July 24, 2008
The descendants of George and Katherine Abel will gather for a basket dinner at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Nottingham Elementary School, 1428 Elm St.
Eudora seems overdue for satellite office
July 24, 2008
The Douglas County Treasurer’s Office in recent years has opened satellite offices at various locations in Lawrence. It has also unsuccessfully in the past located such an office in Baldwin City, an endeavor it is giving another attempt with a site in the Baldwin grocery store.
Quilt guild meeting
July 24, 2008
The Maple Leaf Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Baldwin City Library.
Finding her niche
July 24, 2008
It has been said there is nothing new under the sun. Such an idea is what drives photographer Baylee Schmeck to adapt techniques she admires and recreate them without aping them at the same time.
Days Gone By
July 24, 2008
5 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS July 2003 The new Eudora High School building was on track for completion, to the joy of Eudora USD 491 and perhaps to the chagrin of students enjoying their summer vacation.