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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 January 5 – January 11:

January 5, 1994, 20 years ago

Eudora High School Senior Aaron Lana was among 30 young people from Kansas’ Third Congressional District, who received nominations to the United States Air Force, Military, Naval, and Merchant Marine Academies for the classes entering in 1994.

 

January 5, 1939, 75 years ago

Carl Gerstenberger lost fourteen sheep Tuesday night when a dog or dogs got into the pen and killed them. The sheep were penned near the house, but no one heard the disturbance.

 

January 8, 1914, 100 years ago

The Eudora High School basketball team suffered a bad defeat last Wednesday at the hands of the Y.M.C.A. Cardinals of Kaw Valley. The score was Eudora 26, Cardinals 57. The game was played on the Y.M.C.A. court in Lawrence.

 

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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