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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 July 27 to August 2:
July 30, 1931, 83 years ago
The summer’s heat record was broken when the temperature reached 101 degrees in the shade. Vegetables wilted badly under the extreme heat.
July 30, 1975, 39 years ago
The Eudora Junior girls’ team in the Tri-County league concluded their season with an undefeated 9-0 record. The team coached by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cawley finished the season by beating Edgerton with a whopping score of 38-1.
August 2, 1995, 19 years ago
Vandals opened a valve on a molasses tank at Farmers Elevator in Eudora resulting in 1,500 to 2,000 gallons of molasses being released. A $500 reward was offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the vandals.
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.