Archive for Thursday, February 26, 2009

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Commuter forecast for Feb. 26, 2009
February 26, 2009
We’ll have a decent commute this morning with a small chance of rain and temperatures around 50 degrees.
USD 491 hit with budget cut of $114,000
February 26, 2009
Though Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ approval last week of the 2009 budget bill protected public schools from more drastic cuts proposed by the Kansas House of Representatives, it still will mean a decrease of about $114,000 for Eudora USD 491.
5 questions: EWE names teacher of year
February 26, 2009
West Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Niki Rheuport was named EWE’s teacher of the year. She has been teaching in Eudora for five years, and for nine years overall.
Planning starts for 20th All Night Prom
February 26, 2009
It’s not an easy undertaking, gathering about 200 teenagers fresh from the prom and then keeping them busy from 1 to 5:30 a.m. But that is what the parents who organize All Night Prom will aim to do April 18.
Sports briefs
February 26, 2009
JV boys top Ottawa
Letters: School board questioned
February 26, 2009
I ask the Eudora USD 491 Board of Education one simple question. Who do you think your fooling ?
Eudora 4-H Douglas County Club Days results
February 26, 2009
Members of the Eudora 4-H Club recently participated in Douglas County Club Days, a talent show of all the 4-H clubs from Douglas County.
Social studies teacher can’t stay busy enough
February 26, 2009
Miranda Joy almost sounded disappointed when she said she had a free Saturday coming up. “I don’t like down time, I guess,” Joy said. “I work better under pressure and with more things going on.” And she isn’t kidding.
NOAA radios should be in every Kansas home
February 26, 2009
The start of March begins another severe-weather season in Kansas. It is time again to remind ourselves of long-learned basics. But, for those households without one, with that review should be a vow to invest in a NOAA or weather radio.
Student named Presidential Scholar candidate
February 26, 2009
Eudora High School senior JoAnna Male was named a candidate in the 2009 Presidential Scholars Program.
Salina state of mind
Four Cardinals advance to state tourney
February 26, 2009
Once again the Eudora Cardinals are sending four wrestlers to the state tournament this weekend in Salina.
Girls fall on Senior Night
February 26, 2009
Senior Night didn’t start the way the Eudora Cardinals had hoped for Tuesday night. And by the time it was over, the outcome wasn’t either.
Days Gone By
February 26, 2009
February 1997 Mayoral candidate Fred Stewart was the top vote-getter in the primary election, receiving 369 votes. Jim Hoover finished second with 157 votes. Willie Shepard, the other candidate on the ballot, received 50 votes.
Contract divides council
February 26, 2009
Although funding for economic development was one of the elements in this year’s budget that initially was favored by all of the members of the Eudora City Council, actually spending the funds passed at Monday’s council meeting by a measure of just 3-2.
Cyclones shoot past Cardinals, 54-47
February 26, 2009
Two minutes into the Eudora-Ottawa boys’ basketball game, the Cyclones made their game plan fairly clear: They were going to shoot the basketball from behind the arc, and shoot it well.
Royals baseball is back
February 26, 2009
Even though it’s still winter, the sounds of spring and summer are here. Yep, it’s baseball season now.