Archive for Thursday, March 12, 2009

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Commuter forecast, March 12, 2009
March 12, 2009
Clear roads are expected from Lawrence to Topeka this morning. There are some road repairs between Lawrence and MCI, but nothing that will inhibit your commute.
Leadership Camp for girls set for June in Leavenworth
March 12, 2009
The annual Leadership Camp for sixth-through eighth-grade girls is scheduled for June 17-19 on the campus of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in Leavenworth.
EHS names teacher of year
March 12, 2009
Eudora High School social studies instructor Bill DeWitt was named the EHS teacher of the year. He is the head wrestling coach and has been teaching in Eudora for seven years, and for 11 years overall.
New police sergeant enjoys challenges of job
March 12, 2009
Eudora Police officer Grady Walker needs a challenge. That need is what lead him to leave success as the Douglas County Youth Services assistant director to become corporal with EPD.
Girls state basketball team unites town
March 12, 2009
We hope that our readership Thursday is sharply down. We hope that’s the case because many of our readers left early to watch the Eudora Cardinal girls play Concordia in the 4A State Tournament in Salina.
Eudora students in math competition
March 12, 2009
On Feb. 28, the following Eudora students from grades five through eight participated in the Kansas City Area Teachers of Mathematics math competition:
Scouting For Food
March 12, 2009
Cub Pack 3064 and Boy Scout Troop 64, along with the Eudora Girl Scouts, 4-H and High School government class will be participating in the 22nd annual Scouting-for-Food food drive.
Blood drive at EHS
March 12, 2009
The Community Blood Center will have a spring blood drive, sponsored by the Eudora High School Student Council, from 2 to 6 p.m. March 25 in the high school commons area. Anyone 16 years of age and older is eligible to donate blood.
Cards up for Concordia challenge
March 12, 2009
There are no easy wins at the state tournament, and the Eudora girls have a tough task ahead of them in playing second-seed Concordia Thursday at the Bicentennial Center in Salina.
Neighbors: Ronnie Faircloth
March 12, 2009
Occupation: Community liaison, Medicalodges, Eudora Family: Three children, Raegan, 10, Clayton, 9, and Joseph, 4
Days gone by
March 12, 2009
March 1997 No arrests had been made in the Feb. 25 burglary at two Eudora schools. Nearly $700 was stolen from Eudora Middle School and Eudora West Elementary School.
Diamond club needs sponsors
March 12, 2009
Donations and sponsors are needed for the Diamond Club, a group devoted to providing and enhancing the quality of the Eudora High School softball and baseball programs.
All Night Prom
March 12, 2009
Parents of junior and senior students are invited to attend the next All Night Prom meeting, which is at 5:30 p.m. March 23 in the EHS library. Organizers are looking for volunteers and would like more parent participation.
Medicalodges update
March 12, 2009
Medicalodges, Eudora, 1415 Maple St., will have a free Blarney breakfast from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
Council limits ARA spending
March 12, 2009
Although the money being offered as part of President Barrack Obama’s stimulus package is tempting, the Eudora City Council decided at Monday night’s meeting to curb the amount of spending it would commit to the replacement of the Ninth Street bridge.
Seniors key Cardinals’ success
March 12, 2009
If making it to the state basketball tournament is the best way to end a high school career, six Eudora seniors have earned that shot at history.
Third time’s the charm
Girls top St. James 42-25, win sub-state title
March 12, 2009
The celebration started a little early. With 30 seconds to go in the game, the Eudora student section couldn’t wait any longer and started the chant: “Sub-state champs.”
EMS students help organize fundraiser
March 12, 2009
Students at Eudora Middle School are ignoring the adage, “don’t sweat the small stuff” by taking part in a fundraiser called “Pennies for Peace.”