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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 August 3 to August 9:
August 8, 1940, 74 years ago
It was announced Smoky Parker, described as being “a handsome young cowboy who has captivated the middle-west with his voice,” would make a stop in Eudora for a special performance.
August 3, 1977, 37 years ago
The Eudora High School cheerleading squad attended the International Cheerleading Foundation Camp at the University of Kansas. The squad received the only red ribbon out of the entire group of squads commending their spirit and ability.
August 9, 1995, 19 years ago
Titus Staples, a Senior Airman in the United States Air Force, was one of only two American soldiers chosen to be a United Nations peace-keeper in the Middle East. Staples’ unit was comprised of soldiers from around the world and stationed at the Iroirlic Air Base in Turkey.
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.