Archive for Thursday, June 5, 2008

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Railroad maintenance causes road closure
June 5, 2008
Main Street at the railroad crossing just north of 6th Street will be closed at least until Friday as a result of routine maintenance by Burlington Northern & Santa Fe work crews.
Roller coaster season
Inconsistencies plague Eudora softball team one year after second place finish at state
June 5, 2008

The goal of winning championships will never change, but after a disappointing season that saw it exit in the first round of regionals, Eudora’s softball team will have to replace five members off this year’s 11-9 team to live up to the Cardinals’ expectations.

Tracksters overcome malevolent spring weather, qualify 13 entries for state meet and return large junior group
June 5, 2008

Despite dealing with hazardous weather throughout most of the year, 2008 was a history-making season for the Eudora track and field team.

K-10 resurfacing to start Tuesday
June 5, 2008
Resurfacing of Kansas Highway 10 will begin Tuesday from the Johnson/Douglas County line east to Kansas Highway 7 and on K-7 near the K-10 interchange. Crew will work daily during daylight hours.
The writing is on the wall
June 5, 2008
The Eudora Public Library began its Summer Reading Program Monday, holding an open house for readers of all ages.
Childcare meeting
June 5, 2008
A meeting to provide information regarding registration and licensing of family day care homes will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine St., Suite B.
College notes
June 5, 2008
Gregg Webb, Eudora, received a Master of Science and Layci Kuder, Linwood, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Emporia State University during commencement exercises May 17.
EHS Cheer squad car wash
June 5, 2008
The Eudora High School cheerleaders will have a car wash from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kwik Shop, located at 1436 Church St.
Days Gone By
June 5, 2008
5 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS June 2003 Eudora firefighters were put to the test when they fought two structure fires in two days - one at the Pinecrest retirement apartments May 28 and another May 29 at the Grandview Mobile Home Park.
Extra effort needed for downtown businesses
June 5, 2008
It’s somewhat ironic that the same week the Eudora City Council adopted a disaster mitigation plan, the Eudora Chamber of Commerce was working on the final details of its Summer in the Park. The chamber initiative could be seen as a mitigation of the downtown streetscape upgrade that will take place this summer.
City investigating options to avoid firehouse bond
June 5, 2008
The Eudora City Council in April gave Eudora Fire Chief Randy Ates permission to begin researching a bond issue to build a new fire station. However, there is a possibility the fire department could move into the central offices of Eudora USD 491, at 1002 Elm St., and do away with a bond issue altogether.
Residents protest notification
June 5, 2008
Bob and Marilyn Lindeen were informed by a letter May 28 that the city of Eudora would be taking over electrical service from Westar Energy just two days before the changeover was to set to occur.
Police see increase in ATV calls
June 5, 2008
Eudora Police Chief Greg Dahlem said there has been a spike in calls regarding all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, over the last few weeks.
Health screening
June 5, 2008
The Eudora Health Screening Clinic for people over 60 will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. June 17 in the Community Room of the Pinecrest II Apartment, 924 Walnut St.
Pedestrian safety committee formed
June 5, 2008
In an effort to see more sidewalks throughout Eudora, officials from Eudora USD 491, the city of Eudora, citizens of Eudora and Safe Kids Douglas County have formed the Eudora Pedestrian Safety Committee.
The eephus pitch
June 5, 2008

The ship could be righted today.