Archive for Thursday, November 20, 2008

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Fire sparked by lighter destroys apartments
November 20, 2008
Four apartments in a Eudora apartment complex were engulfed early Wednesday by a blaze that was sparked when a Zippo lighter fell under a couch.
Community support fund running low
November 20, 2008
Everywhere we look lately, we see evidence of a nation struggling with money issues. Eudora residents are not immune to financial hardships.
Downtown businesses need support
November 20, 2008
The downtown project is well into its fourth month. It is at a point that everyone is tired of the constant hassles and can’t see enough of the end results to be forgive the aggravation.
LMH announces support groups
November 20, 2008
Lawrence Memorial Hospital is sponsoring several free support groups for the public throughout the month of November. Unless specified otherwise, all meetings are at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine St.
EMS 6th-graders donate supplies to Lawrence Humane Society
November 20, 2008
At a time when many people are giving to the needy, Eudora Middle School 6th-grade English teacher DeAnna Thompson and her classes are trying to help those who can’t help themselves.
Shifts make firefighters more experienced
November 20, 2008
After seeing Eudora EMS crews have success with members working in shifts, the Eudora Fire department decided to give it a try. The practice has lead to some crew members gaining more experience than they typically would, as well as learning what happens when they’re on the first truck out of the station
Coffee Talk to have community Thanksgiving feast
November 20, 2008
Coffee Talk owner David Alvarez knows what it’s like to not have enough money to go home and celebrate Thanksgiving. The unpleasant memories were part of what inspired him to have a community Thanksgiving dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Coffee Talk, 724 Main St.
Seniors help young runners make big strides
November 20, 2008
The Eudora boys cross country team battled injuries most of the season. But thanks to some senior leadership, injuries didn’t bring the team down.
Free bingo night
November 20, 2008
Eudora Community of Christ Life Center will sponsor a free bingo night at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Eudora Community Center, 1630 Elm St.
Businesses thanked for support of EHS band
November 20, 2008
We want to than the following businesses for all of their support of the Eudora High School marching band up to this point in the school year.
Scouting News
November 20, 2008
Scouts from Eudora Troop 64, Pack 3064 and Lawrence Troop 53, participated in an emergency response training activity in Eudora Nov 11.
Cards ready to rumble
Eudora wrestling squad looks to bring back state medals this year
November 20, 2008
Eudora wrestling coach Bill DeWitt’s squad will look quite a bit different from last year’s. Gone are his three senior state wrestlers from last year, but he has a mix of veterans and youngsters in his stable this year.
Craft fair
November 20, 2008
The first annual EHS Dance Team craft fair will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at Eudora West Elementary.
Holiday benefit auction
November 20, 2008
The Eudora Alpha Gamma chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will host an auction at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall, 820 N. Birch St.
Days gone by
November 20, 2008
2 years ago FROM THE EUDORA NEWS November 1996 C&S Market opened at its new location at 1402 Church Street. The new store, about 17,500 square feet, was twice the size of its Main Street location and planned to offer a deli, bakery, pizza shop, salad bar and Carol Lee Donuts.
Thanksgiving community church service
November 20, 2008
The Eudora Ministerial Alliance will sponsor a Thanksgiving service at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the First Southern Baptist Church, 11th and Main streets.
Economy hinders USD 491 projects
November 20, 2008
The Eudora USD 491 Board of Education made $275,000 in cuts and changes to the new elementary school. The cuts were made Thursday during the monthly board meeting and come as a result of bids on other areas of the $45 million bond package coming in higher than expected, as well as the state of the national economy.
Paving could finish before Christmas
November 20, 2008
City officials now say paving of Main Street could be finished before Christmas.
Riemann paces Cards in ‘08
November 20, 2008
It took a few weeks for Kaya Riemann to actually run at a meet this year. She battled injuries early and they slowed her down — but not for long.