Archive for Thursday, September 17, 2009

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Commuter forecast for September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009
The commute will be dry this morning and the sun will be shining. Expect a slight delay on US 40/59 for ongoing construction and along I-70. It might not be a bad idea to grab some sunglasses on your way out the door.
Council finally gets its man
September 17, 2009
The Eudora City Council voted unanimously Monday to hire John Harrenstein as city administrator.
Bikers for Babies to roll through Eudora
12:00 a.m., September 17, 2009 Updated 03:17 p.m.
Bikers for Babies will once again rumble through Eudora after a two-year absence.
Ag Hall funding spurs group protest
September 17, 2009
When the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame governing body met this week to discuss the future of the floundering museum and educational center, it had some visitors on its hands.
Culinary program enjoying new surroundings
September 17, 2009
This is the first — and only — year the culinary arts, and health career sciences programs will be housed at NCLC. The programs were moved from the aging Eudora Community Learning Center in an effort to save the district about $30,000 in energy and upkeep costs.
Neighbors: Dave Durkin
September 17, 2009
Occupation: Activity director at Eudora High School
Community Center Update
September 17, 2009
New Yoga classes have begun forming and are taught by certified instructor, Heather Eldridge.
Debate requires participants shut up and listen
September 17, 2009
The country was treated last week to two examples of unrestrained egos.
Scouting News
September 17, 2009
Cub Scout Pack 3064 committee met Sept. 14 to set plans for upcoming events and reorganize Tiger Cub, Wolf and Bear dens for this school year.
EUMC hosts women’s meeting
September 17, 2009
More than 200 United Methodist Women from Kansas East Conference met Saturday at the Eudora United Methodist Church for the 36th annual meeting.
EudoraFest update
September 17, 2009
The 13th annual EudoraFest will be held on Oct. 3. All vendors will be located on the newly renovated Main Street.
5 questions: USD 491 board hears students’ tobacco proposal
September 17, 2009
At a Eudora USD 491 Board of Eudcation meeting, district prevention specialist and students with the Teen Teams Talking Tobacco, or T4, requested the board consider changing the district’s smoking policy so that no smoking would be allowed at any time on school property.
BOE has tough decisions ahead on bond projects
September 17, 2009
With construction of Eudora Elementary School and the expansion of Eudora Middle School in the can, the district is better off financially than it had thought it would be. However, some tough decisions for the Eudora USD 491 Board of Education loom on the horizon.
Council clarifies position on volunteers in office
September 17, 2009
The Eudora City Council on Monday clarified a decision it made in January regarding city volunteers holding city government positions.
Days Gone By
September 17, 2009
September 1997 A Douglas County District Court judge denied City Superintendent Gary Malburg’s request for an injunction barring the city from dismissing him.
Eudoran completes U.S. Navy basic training
September 17, 2009
Navy Seaman Recruit Mark E. Orser, son of Mark E. Orser of Eudora, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.