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October 16, 2008

5 years ago

FROM THE EUDORA NEWS

October 2003

Culinary arts students in the Eudora-De Soto Technical Education Center hosted the first of many community dinners at the Red Card Café.

In addition to inviting parents and community members, the class also extended a welcome to area school administrators and freshmen and sophomores who might be interested in joining the program. Instructor Jason Gray said he already had requests from people wanting to get in on future dinners that also serve as fundraisers.

13 years ago

FROM THE EUDORA NEWS

October 1995

Kari Neis and Bryan Cribbs were named Eudora High School homecoming queen and king during half-time ceremonies of the football game between Eudora and McLouth.

53 years ago

FROM THE CARDINAL’S NEST

October 1955

The Cardinal football team was 0-3. Injuries plagued the team. David Lenahan suffered a ruptured blood vessel. John Landon had “a finger thrown out of place.” Jim Harris had torn tendons in his elbow, and Don Taylor suffered from an injured wrist.

71 years ago

FROM THE EUDORA WEEKLY NEWS

October 1937

The educated toe of “Chubby” Zillner won a Kaw Valley League football game for Eudora against Turner High by a score of 7-6. The team’s roster included Eisele, left end; Daugherty, left tackle; Neis, left guard; Zillner, center; Laughlin, right guard; Warmker, right tackle; Combest, right end; Vitt, quarterback; Mathia, left half; F. Trefz, right half; and Wilson, fullback.

• The fruit and supplies gathered at the Methodist church for the Mexican mission and Bethany hospital were taken to Kansas City, Kan., to the Boothe Festival and won first prize in the class A display. The prize was a pennant.

• The Werner Dollnig farm, one and one-half miles south of Hesper, was sold to Alvin and Harold Gabriel.

• Among those from Eudora who attended the Sunday school convention at Washington Creek were the Rev. and Mrs. H. Reifschneider, the Rev. W.O. Watson, Mrs. Fred Moll, Mrs. Walter Gerstenberger, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Gustenberger and Miss Martha Gietz.

109 years ago

FROM THE EUDORA WEEKLY NEWS

October 1899

J.W. Kennedy left for the Indian Territory. Marion McLain left for Red Oak, Iowa, where he planned to make his future home.

• The 20th Kansas was to arrive in Topeka. Albert Snyder, a Eudora boy, was a member of Company H.

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