Archive for Thursday, March 20, 2008

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the Eephus Pitch
March 20, 2008
Not only was it a packed house at the Sprint Center on Friday for the second round of the Big 12 tournament, it was a packed backyard. People from all schools in the Big 12 were visibly enjoying the venue, but I witnessed some disgruntled fans that were mostly unhappy about an inability to accommodate such a large group of people.
Roundabouts proposed in traffic study
March 20, 2008
Roundabouts would be the best way to handle increased traffic from growth in eastern Eudora, a traffic study commissioned by the city of Eudora indicates.
USD 491 pleased with bids
March 20, 2008
The number and amount of bids Eudora USD 491 received for the first work to be done on its $45 million bond issue has district officials pleased.
Teen driving law changes shouldn’t await tragedy
March 20, 2008
Ten years ago, a crash on busy Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park that claimed three young lives caused enough concern in the Kansas Legislature to spur changes in the state’s teen driving laws.
Eudora mom takes up cause of sick children
12:00 a.m., March 20, 2008 Updated 04:12 p.m.
For some, the best way to start out each morning wouldn’t include taking three children to school and then driving to work while listening to heart-wrenching stories of children fighting to live through potentially fatal illnesses. But Ronni Faircloth, a Eudora mother of three, listened to the stories on Kansas City-based radio station Mix 93.3.
One count dismissed in RWD No. 4 case
March 20, 2008
The city of Eudora won a small victory against Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4 last Thursday when a federal court granted a motion to dismiss the first count of the water district’s lawsuit.
Relay For Life
March 20, 2008
Relay For Life takes place from 7 p.m. June 13 until 7 a.m. June 14 at Lawrence Free State High School track.
Diamond Club looking for sponsors
March 20, 2008
Donations and sponsors are needed for the Diamond Club, a group devoted to providing and enhancing the quality of the Eudora High School softball and baseball programs.
Caregiver Support Group
March 20, 2008
Douglas County Senior Services is starting a Caregiver Support Group in Eudora from 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 23 at the Eudora Community Center, 1630 Elm St.
Volunteer information fair
March 20, 2008
There will be a volunteer information fair from 3 to 6 p.m. April 29 at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont.
College notes
March 20, 2008
Mrs. Jaime Gaggero recently received a master’s degree in public administration from Kansas University in the fall 2007 semester.
Eudora United Methodist Church moves in to new home, construction ongoing
12:00 a.m., March 20, 2008 Updated 04:06 p.m.
The Eudora United Methodist Church has been in its new location at 2084 N. 1300 Road, since Feb. 3. However, as the newly installed organ was introduced Sunday to the congregation with a fanfare-style flourish of notes, it gave the day the feel of a grand opening celebration.
Days Gone By
March 20, 2008
5 years ¢ Tyler Hartpence and Mary Johnson were among cast members in the Eudora High School spring play “Black Comedy.”
Girls track looks to exceed success, boys rebuilding through youth
March 20, 2008
Breaking down the outlook of Eudora’s track and field team this year, it’s easy to see more track and less field.
Girls finish at 19-4
March 20, 2008
By all accounts, Eudora girls basketball coach Ryan Luke assessed his team’s performance as a positive step to the overall success of the program.
New coach, new season
March 20, 2008
For Eudora baseball coach Shaun Edmonson, a winning baseball team has to have four things. If his team can excel in three of the four, he doesn’t see anything to worry about.