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This Week in Eudora History, will take a look back at some of the people, places and events, that shaped the history of this fine community. We will look at “the week that was” from times past.

For the dates of April 21 – April 27:

 

April 22, 1992, 21 years ago

Eudora Emergency Medical Service member Vicky Moreno was honored last month by the county commission and county ambulance service as Douglas County’s First Responder of the Year.

 

April 25, 1929, 84 years ago

The Eudora Rural High School re-elected the following teachers for the coming school year: R.B. Church, Allen Beatty, F.D. Boone, Frank Klingberg, Velma Smith, Golda Zook, and Mary Crawley.

 

April 24, 1908, 105 years ago

During the electrical storm early Wednesday morning, lighting struck the H.J. Landon house, about four miles southwest of here, tearing two holes in the roof and damaged his telephone. The members of the family were stunned, but escaped injury.

 

Compiled from the Glenn Wineinger Newspaper collection at the Eudora Area Historical Society

The Eudora Area Historical Society operates the Eudora Community Museum which is located in the former Nottingham Elementary School at 14th and Church Street. For more information about the Eudora Area Historical Society, you can find them on the City of Eudora’s website or check them out on Facebook.

 

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