Archive for Wednesday, November 4, 2009

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EHS cheer and dance festival
November 4, 2009
Cheer and dance groups from around the area will be performing at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 14. at Eudora High School.
Eudora Holiday Extravaganza
November 4, 2009
The Eudora Chamber of Commerce is having various holiday festivities Dec. 5.
Bake sale and craft vendors at Medicalodges, Eudora
November 4, 2009
There will be a bake sale and craft vendors from 9 to 3 Friday at Medicalodges, Eudora, 1415 Elm St.
Senior citizen holiday dinner
November 4, 2009
Eudora USD 491’s annual free holiday dinner for senior citizens will be at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Eudora Middle School commons.
Espinosa medals at state cross meet
November 4, 2009
Ivan Espinosa has accomplished quite a bit during his three years on the Eudora cross country team.
Young volleyball team endures up-and-down season
November 4, 2009
The 2009 Eudora volleyball season was an up-and-down roller coaster that started fast and slowed late.
EHS sports briefs
November 4, 2009
DC Storm baseball tryouts announced
Cards rush into round two
Football blanks De Soto 28-0 in first round of playoffs
November 4, 2009
All the Eudora Cardinals needed was a break to get them started.
Fringe benefits nice but don’t compare to making difference
November 4, 2009
Why I serve in the military is best seen from two viewpoints, “Why did I join?” and, “Why did I stay?”
Green Beret continues to give back to country
November 4, 2009
As Eudora resident Mark Johnson speaks passionately about his experiences a Special Forces Green Beret, he sits comfortably in a recliner. The comfort is not lost on him, as he spent the better part of his 20 years of service in discomfort throughout the world.
Comrades’ willingness to sacrifice provides motivation for major
November 4, 2009
It is difficult to pinpoint one prevailing reason why I serve in the military.
Choice of Army lands soldier on helicopter crew
November 4, 2009
On what seemed like an ordinary Tuesday morning Sept. 11, 2001, Jaimeson Bard was sitting in a freshman math class at Tonganoxie High School when he heard news that would change his life forever.
Love of country blossoms into marriage for couple
November 4, 2009
When you pull up to Carl and Ashley Rowland’s home, it’s clear that a patriotic couple lives inside.
Despite clashes, son followed father into service
November 4, 2009
Part of the tension developed over the political landscape that separated the generations in the Vietnam era. Jim Martino remembers a heated argument with this father after the Kent State anti-war demonstrations that left four students of that university dead.
Saltwater in veins of Navy veteran from Pomona
November 4, 2009
When Jack Richtor turned 17 in 1953 during his junior year of high school, he convinced his father to grant parental consent, dropped out of school and left his home in Oregon to join the Navy.
Hawaii offered no paradise for medic during WWII
November 4, 2009
Now retired and serving as a third-year trustee in the Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars, Wilbur Grisham looks back on his days in World War II and considers them insignificant in comparison to those of other men who fought in that war.