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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 December 1 – December 7:

December 1, 1993, 20 years ago

Detours through DeSoto or Lawrence. That’s what awaits local residents if the Kansas River Bridge north of Eudora is shut down for repairs sometime in the next two years. About 12 local residents attended a Douglas County Commission meeting to assure the county looks at all the consequences before making a decision about closing the bridge.

 

December 4, 1968, 45 years ago

Special consecration services for the new educational building at the Clearfield United Methodist Church will be held on Sunday. Rev. Neal Hiatt, District Superintendent of Ottawa, will be the principal speaker and will have a prominent part in the ceremonies. Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new addition were held March 24 of this year.

 

December 1, 1927, 86 years ago

Some miscreant stole the spare tire off the J.F. Marley coupe while he was attending services at the M.E. church last Sunday evening.

 

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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