Archive for Thursday, July 2, 2009

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Gov. Parkinson cuts public schools and higher education funding by 2 percent
July 2, 2009
Public schools and higher education were cut 2 percent by Gov. Mark Parkinson on Thursday as part of a $160 million budget-reduction plan.
Commuter Forecast for July 2, 2009
July 2, 2009
Roadwork on U.S. Highway 24 and K-4 North between Lawrence and Topeka shouldn’t delay you more than five or 10 minutes. There is bridge construction from Lawrence to Kansas City along I-70 between mile markers 202 and 236.
Construction of Eudora Baptist Church ahead of schedule
July 2, 2009
Walls are up and a solid roof over the heads of workers constructing the new Eudora Baptist Church.
The Big Bang: Vinland’s First Family of Fireworks and their epic Fourth of July bash
July 2, 2009
The sleepy little town of Vinland, 10 miles south of Lawrence, is about to wake up.
Chinese see U.S. side of July Fourth
July 2, 2009
Fireworks can mark a homerun, celebrate a new year and bring together people whose countries’ differences are as numerous as the shimmering explosions of color that will fill the night sky on the Fourth of July. The latter was the case for Chinese citizens Nancy Gao and Ally Li, who are visiting the United States side of the business they work for in China’s Hunan province.
Fourth of July fireworks show outlives small town’s vitality
July 2, 2009
My earliest memories for the Fourth of July are those at my grandparent’s farm, where my parents often summered when my dad was in graduate school or during school vacation when my parents were teaching.
Cards making most of rule change
July 2, 2009
With the exception of the 93-degree heat, it sure looked like it could be football season Monday at the De Soto High School practice fields.
Neighbors: Kristina Ormsby
July 2, 2009
Occupation: Para-educator for Eudora USD 491 Family: Husband and three children
Book explores solutions to educational ills
July 2, 2009
With 15 years of teaching experience, Malinda Daniel has seen enough of public schools to know that there’s room for improvement in what are constantly changing socio-cultural trends.
City update
July 2, 2009
Eudora City Council members and Mayor Scott Hopson now have city e-mail addresses.
Summer surge
Cardinals hope hot streak continues in second half
July 2, 2009
As the temperatures begin to heat up, so is the Eudora summer baseball team.
Days Gone By
July 2, 2009
July 1997 A fourth mail route was added in Eudora. Pete Neuhaus was hired as the mail carrier. He had served as Danny Abel’s substitute carrier since 1990.
5 Questions: Eudora Fire Chief discusses fireworks safety
July 2, 2009
Eudora Fire Chief Randy Ates gave tips on how to have a safe Fourth of July.
Eudora student recognized
July 2, 2009
Eudora ninth-grader Justin Leonard has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in leadership.
St. Paul UCC to have barbecue
July 2, 2009
St. Paul United Church of Christ, located on the corner of Church and Eighth streets, will have a barbecue after the 10 a.m. worship service Sunday.
Summer in the Park
July 2, 2009
The Eudora Chamber of Commerce will have its second Summer in the Park at 6 p.m. Friday in CPA Park.
Volunteer firemen needed
July 2, 2009
The Eudora Fire Department needs volunteer firefighters after losing four of it’s members.
EUMC returns to building after smoke damage
July 2, 2009
The members of the Eudora United Methodist Church will return to their building at 2084 N. 1300 Rd. with an open house at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by a worship service at 10:30 a.m.