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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 June 16 to June 22:

June 22 2000, 13 years ago

The United States Supreme Court made a landmark ruling that prohibited student or teacher led prayer at public schools and public school events. The ruling would put an end to the tradition of the Eudora High School football team from praying before their games.

 

June 19 1996, 17 years ago

Pyle Meat Co. owner Tom Pyle complained of federal regulations which prohibited some of the products he could sell at his store.

 

June 19 1974, 39 years ago

Eudora’s Jayhawk Babe Ruth teams won some games and lost some games during the past week’s play against Desoto, Spring Hill, and Linwood.

 

Compiled by Patrick Fulks, a High School student from Eudora. 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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