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June 11, 2009

June 1997

Pennie von Achen chose not to run for a fourth term on the USD 491 Board of Education. She had served as School Board president for a number of years, attended many state and regional state school board association meetings, and represented the Eudora district on the special education's board of directors.

• Eudora building inspector Richard McNett resigned from his position. He was hired as city superintendent in 1985, retiring from that position in November 1990, and remained as part-time building inspector. Prior to accepting the Eudora position, he was a long-time employee of the city of Gardner.

From the Eudora News

June 1974

Eudora walkers raised $868.07 in the second annual Citizenship-in-Action walk-a-thon to raise money for the Eudora Public Library building fund.

• The Eudora City Council approved an ordinance authorizing the issuance of $655,000 in revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring a site, building and equipping the new nursing home.

The Council also authorized the issuance of park bonds not to exceed $70,000 for the acquisition and development of land for park recreation. The proceeds of the bonds would be used to pay for land that was under contract for a new baseball field, two double tennis courts, and equipment including lights for the ball diamond.

From the Eudora Enterprise

June 1929

Gladys Jones, Marie Grosdidier, Dorothy White, Mary Brecheisen and Ruth Woodard attended summer school at Kansas University.

• Mr. and Mrs. George Gerstenberger and Caroline Myers motored to Wellsville to attend the silver wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. H.N. Brecheisen.

From the Eudora Weekly News

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