Archive for Thursday, September 24, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for September 24, 2009
September 24, 2009
Patchy fog could present some small problems weather-wise, and some delays along Highway 24 could mean short delays.
5 Questions: Eudora USD 491 establishing Green Team
September 24, 2009
The Eudora School District is going green, and Eudora Middle School Green Team coordinator talked about what the program will look like when it comes online sometime early this fall.
Miss EudoraFest pageant open to a wide range of ages
September 24, 2009
Miss EudoraFest isn’t your typical beauty pageant. A wide age range of girls, and even boys can compete in the annual EudoraFest competition, said Donna Foster, contest spokesperson.
Hardware store closing due in part to lack of housing starts
September 24, 2009
Unless nine homes are built before Dec. 31, it will be the fifth time in the last six years that new housing starts have decreased from year to year. The lack of new homes have spelt doom for Durkin’s Hardware, which will close its doors by the end of October. The store will be the fifth to have closed in Eudora during the last year.
Life skills instructor named teacher of the month
September 24, 2009
Eudora High School life skills instructor Abby Scheu’s classroom, with its kitchen and couches, resembles a lounge where someone might relax. However, these comfortable surroundings are the environment where Scheu put in the work to be named the Eudora Chamber of Commerce’s Teacher of the Month for September.
USD 491 continues to grow
September 24, 2009
Eudora USD 491 announced Monday that full-time equivalent enrollment numbers were higher than it had estimated, making it 19 straight years that enrollment in Eudora has increased.
EHS cheerleading clinic
September 24, 2009
The Eudora High school cheerleaders will be holding their annual “Little Cheerleader Clinic” from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the Eudora High School commons area.
Eudora Schools Resource Center grand opening
September 24, 2009
The Eudora Schools Resource Center, located in Eudora West Early Childhood and Family Center, will have its grand opening from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
EudoraFest update
September 24, 2009
The 13th annual EudoraFest will be held on Oct. 3. All vendors will be located on the newly renovated Main Street.
Eudora needs to develop a spooky past
September 24, 2009
It seemed like the minute swimming pools closed for the season, I started seeing sales promotions for Halloween.
Days Gone By
September 24, 2009
The new school year brought another enrollment increase in the Eudora district. Figures from Sept. 20 showed the district’s headcount had increased by about 35 students — 1,987 in 1997-1998 compared to 1,052 the previous year.
EudoraFest vendors once again will populate Main Street
September 24, 2009
EudoraFest is a big and busy day for those at Pyle Meat Co. But it also gives them an opportunity to catch up with friends from around the area. Roberta Lehmann said that Pyle Meat Co. has been serving at EudoraFest for about eight years or so, and it will be one of several food vendors at this year’s EudoraFest on Oct. 3.
Community groups come together for flu clinic
September 24, 2009
A seasonal flu clinic Sept. 16 at Eudora Elementary School served as a practice run for H1N1 flu clinics that likely will take place later this fall.
Farm ready to open pumpkin patch for fifth year
September 24, 2009
With a giant caterpillar and massive pumpkins made from bales of hay already set up, it’s clear to those driving down 158th Street that Kerby Farm will soon be open for business.