Archive for Thursday, September 11, 2008

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Council upholds fee waiver ordinance
September 11, 2008
The Eudora City Council decided Monday not to make any changes to a city ordinance drafted to establish criteria for waiving fees associated with organizing special events in the city. The ordinance was drafted in late 2007 because council members said a uniform policy for waiving fees was needed so that their reasons for approving or disapproving waivers would not appear to be arbitrary or discriminatory.
Cancer issues same for man and pets
September 11, 2008
Cancer, or as doctors are taught, neoplasia, affects all of us dearly, deep in our heart of hearts. Both my father and eldest sister succumbed to the terminal spread of this most feared of all diseases. We were all very devastated as we watched the cancer spread and take its toll on what were previously vibrant lives.
Quilters wrapping servicemen with care
September 11, 2008
Since January 2007 Eudora quilters, working with the Quilts of Valor Foundation, have produced 15 quilts for emotionally or physically wounded soldiers.
Cooperation key to library’s placement
September 11, 2008
Although it might not be embraced by all in a community paying for a new swimming pool, community center and $45 million in school projects, Eudora needs a new public library.
Homecoming parade to change route
September 11, 2008
The Eudora High School homecoming parade will march on as scheduled, but its route is changing because of the downtown beautification project.
EHS student does research at KU lab
September 11, 2008
When the subject of rain during Thursday afternoon’s cross country meet is brought up, Eudora High School senior JoAnna Male wasted no time in dismissing questions about having to run in less than pleasant conditions. “You’ve got to run anyway, so you might as well make it interesting,” Male said. The statement is a microcosm of Male’s academic career to date.
Westar rates won’t increase in Eudora
September 11, 2008
Although Westar Energy is seeking a $178 million rate increase, rates for Eudora customers will not change.
City creates fundraising opportunity
September 11, 2008
Eudora officials hope convenience will lead to more donations for the Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry.