Archive for Thursday, January 15, 2009

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Commuter forecast, January 15, 2008
January 15, 2009
Temperatures are cold this morning, but there aren’t any issues traveling from Lawrence to Topeka or Kansas City. Currently, everything is on time at MCI in Kansas City.
Comeback Cards
Boys net first league victory with OT win over Baldwin
January 15, 2009
Eudora High’s basketball teams battled a loud, rocking gym Friday night at Baldwin as they swept their Frontier League rivals.
Italian for beginners
January 15, 2009
In the first of what will be several demonstrations by community members, students in Jason Gray and Renee Mueting’s culinary arts classes at EHS learned how to make Sicilian artichokes.
Seniors lead way in road win over Bulldogs
January 15, 2009
The Eudora-Baldwin girls contest was filled with plenty of turnovers by both teams, but in the end, the Cardinals made more plays offensively.
Cards fall to Gardner, take 3rd at Bonner Springs tourney
January 15, 2009
Heading into last Thursday’s dual against Gardner, Eudora coach Bill DeWitt said he was hoping the Cardinals would steal a match or two and upset league foe Gardner. Eudora did win a few matches but ultimately lost to Gardner, who DeWitt considered to be the top team in the league.
Days Gone By
January 15, 2009
Longtime city resident Fred Stewart declared his candidacy for the Eudora mayor’s seat. Incumbent Ernie Simon filed for a second term on the Eudora school board.
Blood drive a success
January 15, 2009
The Eudora Lions Club sponsored blood drive in conjunction with Community Blood Center on Monday, Jan. 12 was very successful.
Renewable energy proposals deserving despite coal debate
January 15, 2009
The memory of last summer’s fuel and energy price spikes has made long-promised comprehensive energy policies one of the issues in vouge. President-elect Barack Obama has promised such a policy. In Kansas, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius offered her plan last week.
Filing deadline nears for council, school board candidates
January 15, 2009
Filings are sparse with less than two weeks remaining before the filing deadlines for this year’s city/school district election, but it appears Eudora will have a race for mayor this spring.
Housing starts remain stagnant
January 15, 2009
Although construction of new single-family homes during 2008 did not decrease for the fifth straight year, it only increased by a paltry three.
Council tables economic development decision
January 15, 2009
The Eudora City Council is not ready to make a decision on how it should spend the $90,000 in economic development funding made available in this year’s budget. On Monday night, the council decided to table a decision on selecting an economic development firm.
USD 491 approves building plans
January 15, 2009
The Eudora USD 491 Board of Education got its first glance at additions to the high school last Thursday night when it approved building plans for new science classrooms, a 750-seat auditorium and the new Eudora/De Soto Technical Education Center.
The wild card
January 15, 2009
The NFL playoffs are in full swing, but it was anything but home field advantage during the NFL playoffs last weekend.