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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.  This feature will appear online every Sunday.


For the dates of June 3 – June 9:

June 5, 2003, 9 years ago

The Eudora News reported that Eudora High School added a debate team to their list academic activities. It was also reported that Andrew Pyle, shortstop for Eudora High baseball team, made it to the 4A All-State baseball team.


June 5, 1970, 42 years ago

Three boys, Chris Welch, Eric Smith and John Smith found a five and a half foot long black rat snake down by the Wakarusa River, but were not able to keep it in their homes.

Compiled from the Glenn Wineinger Newspaper collection at the Eudora Area Historical Society

Thanks to Catherine Fulks, an 8th grade student from Eudora for her work in compiling this feature. 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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