Students’ request for smoking ban deserves board’s support
September 3, 2009
Nervous parents needing the help of a steadying habit at the half time of a close game probably won’t agree, but we support the efforts of a number of Eudora High School students to ban smoking on all school district property.
Community cooperation needed to contain H1N1
August 27, 2009
More than four months since it came into our awareness with scary reports from Mexico, we still don’t know if the swine flu virus, or H1N1, will justify its print space and air time.
Summer’s thunderstorms not worrisome to adult sleepers
August 13, 2009
The summer has passed its midpoint and is old enough to have revealed its character. It’s been remarkable for its cool temperatures with a handful of record lows recorded in July.
New city administrator’s resumé impressive
August 6, 2009
We haven’t had the opportunity to meet Scott Hildebrand, hired last week to be Eudora’s third city administrator, but we are impressed with his resumé.
Laws Porter dedicated life to making her corner better
July 30, 2009
We received the sad news Tuesday that Marilyn Laws Porter died after a near two-year battle with cancer. There is greater sadness in that because Laws Porter was a cancer fighter long before she was diagnosed with the disease
Fourth of July fireworks show outlives small town’s vitality
July 2, 2009
My earliest memories for the Fourth of July are those at my grandparent’s farm, where my parents often summered when my dad was in graduate school or during school vacation when my parents were teaching.
Downtown improvements vital to district’s success
June 25, 2009
Most Eudora residents are probably disappointed with news of empty storefronts in downtown Eudora. That wasn’t what was expected with the investment last year of $1.4 million in street and sidewalk improvements in the downtown district.
Wildgen hiring positive move for city of Eudora
June 4, 2009
The Eudora City Council’s decision to hire Mike Wildgen as interim city administrator is encouraging.
Parkinson demonstrates political landscape changed
May 14, 2009
Evidence of the state political landscape changed with the resignation of Kathleen Sebelius to become part of President Barack Obama’s cabinet was not long in coming.
Community owes Beatty thanks
April 30, 2009
The lasting stamp of Cheryl Beatty is upon projects throughout Eudora
Our View
April 23, 2009
Eudora’s short history with city administrators has been rocky.
Eudora should be grateful for Pyle’s years of service
April 16, 2009
It’s difficult to think of Eudora city government without Tom Pyle, who served 22 combined years on the Eudora City Council and the last four years as mayor.
Back Snack program will be welcome in recession
April 9, 2009
Last month, Eudora USD 491 Superintendent Don Grosdidier told the school board the district had applied to bring the Back Snack program to Eudora. The program started in the Kansas City metropolitan area in 2004 is organized by the food bank Harvesters. It provides food on weekends to some students on free and reduced lunch.
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.