Archive for Thursday, March 19, 2009

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Topeka man now faces federal charges in sexual exploitation case
March 19, 2009
A 48-year-old Topeka man accused of coercing a 14-year-old Baldwin City girl into sending him nude pictures of herself, now faces federal charges.
Leavenworth girl injured in accident south of Eudora
12:49 p.m., March 19, 2009 Updated 05:21 p.m.
An emergency helicopter is transporting a 16-year-old Leavenworth girl to Kansas University Hospital following a one-vehicle accident south of Eudora High School, authorities said at 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
Commuter forecast, March 19, 2009
March 19, 2009
No adverse conditions to report for this morning’s commute, but there are some road repairs on the south side of Topeka. A few road repairs are expected between Lawrence and Kansas City.
5 Questions: Troop leader discusses food drive
March 19, 2009
Eudora Boys Scout Troop 64 will have its annual Scouting for Food event starting Saturday. All proceeds from the food drive will go to the Eudora Food Pantry, which is sponsored by the Eudora Ministerial Alliance and maintained by the St. Paul Church of Christ, at Eighth and Church Streets.
Neighbors: Marian Mersmann
March 19, 2009
Occupation: Senior, Eudora High School Family: Parents, Walter and Martha; five sisters, Molly, Ruth, Therese, Maureen and Claire; and three brothers, Michael, Charles and Anthony
Epperson, Scott combine for 42 points in final game
March 19, 2009
Seniors Haley Epperson and Bailey Scott faced off against two quality players in Concordia’s 6-foot-1 post player Alex Muff and 5-foot-7 guard Karly Buer Thursday in the quarterfinals of the state basketball tournament in Salina.
After-prom example of alcohol-free fun
March 19, 2009
The recent death of a 19-year-old Kansas University student illustrates again the potential dangers of binge drinking and teenage alcohol consumption, and also reveals those concerns aren’t confined to impaired youngsters getting behind the steering wheel of a vehicle. That latter concern was the stimulus for after-prom parties, such as the one Eudora parents have offered local teens for a generation.
Rulings in water case shed light on central issue
March 19, 2009
Recent rulings in the city of Eudora’s lawsuit with Douglas County Rural Water District No. 4 denied several of the city’s motions. However, Curt Tideman, who is the city’s attorney, said the document illuminated what likely will be the central issue in the case: Was the federal loan RWD No. 4 acquired necessary?
Licensed clinicians to be in schools
March 19, 2009
Eudora USE 491 could see the first programmatic fruits of the Safe Schools Healthy Students grant before the end of this year. At the Thursday meeting of the USE 491 Board of Education, grant director Christina Mann presented to the board contracts that would place licensed mental health clinicians in school buildings.
Hot start to season showed boys could contend
March 19, 2009
Though the Eudora boys basketball team fell short of reaching its goal of making it to state, there were numerous times this year’s squad showed it could have been one of those eight teams that made it to state.
Girls show character in comeback
March 19, 2009
If you just look at the seeds and the final score, the team that was supposed to win did.
USD 491 sells bonds to avoid flooded market
March 19, 2009
A possible flooded bond market this summer led the Eudora USD 491 Board of Education to offer for sale $11.25 million in school construction bonds.
Days Gone By
March 19, 2009
March 1997 The Eudora High School boys basketball team edged top-seeded Silver Lake 58-56 in a come-from-behind overtime win, claiming the sub-state championship at Eudora.