Archive for Thursday, August 6, 2009

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Commuter forecast for August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009
The weather this morning should be dry as you make your way to work. There are still delays on 24 as you travel from Lawrence toward Topeka so consider taking I-70 instead. It should help you avoid some delays.
Neighbors: Tom Pyle
August 6, 2009
Occupation: Owner and Operator, Pyle Meat Company, Inc. Family: Wife, 7 children, 34 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren
5 Questions: Parks and rec hope to go paperless
August 6, 2009
Parks and rec director Tammy Hodges and sports and program supervisor Jim Kegin discussed the streamlining of the department’s registration systems.
New city administrator’s resumé impressive
August 6, 2009
We haven’t had the opportunity to meet Scott Hildebrand, hired last week to be Eudora’s third city administrator, but we are impressed with his resumé.
Scouting news
August 6, 2009
Eudora Boy Scout Troop 64 camped overnight on July 17 at Lone Star Lake . Saturday morning they practiced maneuvering canoes for several hours.
Valuation hit forces proposed mill levy increase
August 6, 2009
Facing a 1.2 percent decrease in assessed valuation, Eudora USD 491 has proposed a 2009-2010 budget with a 1.98 mill increase. The Eudora school board will have a public hearing on the budget at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Eudora Middle School Library.
EUMC dedications
August 6, 2009
The Eudora United Methodist Church will have a piano and organ dedication at the 10:30 a.m. worship service Aug. 16.
EudoraFest update
August 6, 2009
The theme for the 13th annual EudoraFest, which will be Oct. 3, is “Are you feeling lucky?” New this year to the celebration in downtown Eudora will be a parade.
Independent film shoots scenes in Eudora
August 6, 2009
In the cinematic masterpiece that is “Dumb and Dumber,” the main characters take off on a road trip with Jim Carrey’s Lloyd exclaiming to Jeff Daniels’ Harry, “We’re really doing it, Har!” Now in the midst of filming his own movie about a road trip, independent filmmaker Joe Saunders had been too busy to take note of the start of his own journey.