Archive for Thursday, May 1, 2008

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Ashley deployed to Iraq
May 1, 2008
Army Pfc. Elias Ashley, son of Earl Ashley, Wichita, and Keli Kincaid, De Soto, has been mobilized and activated for deployment overseas to a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Softball loss in extras leads the way in split with Baldwin Bulldogs
May 1, 2008
Eudora did everything as a team Tuesday night against Baldwin. In game one, the Cardinals all struggled as a team, eventually dropping a 5-4 decision in eight innings. Then, in game two, every player picked up her game and the Cardinals played a solid game all-around, pounding the Bulldogs 6-1 to earn a split of the doubleheader.
Cards hope sweep provides momentum for rest of season
May 1, 2008
When coach Shaun Edmondson’s squad scores runs, it does it in bunches. That’s why it was no big surprise to see Eudora’s offense rattle off a pair of victories in blowout style Tuesday night at Baldwin.
Fire chief seems to be asking right questions
May 1, 2008
Whether or not a referendum results from Eudora Fire Chief Randy Ates’ research into a new public safety building, it appears the right questions are being asked.
EHS Choir
May 1, 2008
he Eudora High School Choral Department took 40 students to State Solo & Ensemble Festival on Saturday in Andover.
EHS Band
May 1, 2008
The Eudora High School Band Program sent one ensemble and two soloists to the State Solo and Small Ensemble Festival at Andover High School this past weekend.
College notes
May 1, 2008
Megan Urban, Eudora was named to the dean’s honor roll for the fall 2007 semester at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.
Condemnation process begins for wall
12:00 a.m., May 1, 2008 Updated 05:51 p.m.
he Eudora City Council Monday approved Monday a resolution to condemn the Main Street wall. The city must acquire a certified record of ownership and then place public notices in the newspaper for two weeks. A hearing will occur June 23 and the owners will have 30 days to appeal the decision. After the appeals process is finished, the city will be able to make changes to the wall. The whole process should be finished between August and September.
Forensics team update
May 1, 2008
Members of the Eudora High School forensics team will travel Saturday to 4A State Speech Championships in Topeka.
The road less traveled
12:00 a.m., May 1, 2008 Updated 10:51 a.m.
For most, a winter vacation means going someplace where plentiful sunshine provides a respite from the harsh blowing cold. But Eudora residents Fred Bohm and Sharon Burns-Bohm traded the winter of Kansas for the summer of Antarctica.
Days Gone By
May 1, 2008
5 Years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS May 2003 The Cardinals found the bucolic landscape of Parker, which had cows and horses munching the grass opposite the right-field fence, to its liking as it swept a doubleheader from Prairie View.
Body of missing De Soto canoeist found
May 1, 2008
A brother of the canoeist missing on the Kansas River since April 19 said the body recovered Monday in the river was that of a De Soto man.
EHS students protest rising gas prices
12:00 a.m., May 1, 2008 Updated 03:22 p.m.
Surging gas prices have brought about organized protests by everyone from truckers in Washington, D.C., to a gas station owner in Mequon, Wis., who shut off pumps for 24 hours. A number of Eudora High School students staged a protest of their own Friday morning by walking to and from school instead of driving.
Pool sign-ups
May 1, 2008
Eudora Parks and Recreation will have a registration fair for the upcoming summer aquatics season from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10.
One tune-up left after De Soto
May 1, 2008
The weather continues to give less than its best effort, but that didn’t stop several Eudora athletes from pushing through the blistering winds to record season best performances at Friday’s De Soto Invitational.
Third Degree Bern
May 1, 2008
It involves deception, cunning, speed, timing, intimidation and about 90 feet of dirt. Stealing a base is just that simple, and it’s just that hard.
Fill hole in heart with pets
May 1, 2008
About a month ago, Rodney, a client and a close friend, suggested I invest some reading time with Mark Levins “Rescuing Sprite.” Rodney knew I was an avid reader of novels and it seemed he was also. I had a few opportunities to purchase it in a bookstore in Lawrence, but for some reason I just passed it up. Last week, Rodney stopped in for dog food and left his copy of this wonderful short story. I took the hint, and after my current novel was finished I picked up “Rescuing Sprite” and dove in.
Child Care Providers meeting
May 1, 2008
There will be a home and fire safety inservice for new or old childcare providers at the Kaw Valley Family Child Care Providers meeting at 7 p.m. May 8 at the Eudora Township Fire Station.
Bake sale
May 1, 2008
The Eudora High School dance team is having a bake sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at C&S Market, 1402 Church St. in order to help pay for expenses of the upcoming 2008-09 season.
EHS National Honor Society inducts 23 new members
12:00 a.m., May 1, 2008 Updated 03:24 p.m.
The Eudora High School National Honor Society Chapter welcomed 23 new members at its annual induction ceremony Monday evening. In order to be inducted, students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 through three semesters of high school. They also need to have attended EHS for at least one semester and must be at least a sophomore.
Judge allows water district to amend complaint
12:00 a.m., May 1, 2008 Updated 10:48 p.m.
The city of Eudora suffered a setback Thursday when Federal Judge David J. Waxse granted an amended complaint for damages to again be included in Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4’s lawsuit against the city.