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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 March 31– April 6:

April 3, 2003, 10 years ago

A retirement reception was held Saturday at Eudora City Hall for Police Chief Bill Long. Long retired after 35 years with the Eudora Police Department.

 

April 1, 1953, 60 years ago

Miss Gretta Reetz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Reetz of Fall Leaf received a certificate of advancement at the Second District Music Talent audition, which entitles her to enter the state auditions next year.

 

April2, 1891, 122 years ago

John Weaver is happy. John went to Topeka Monday and returned with Mr. Meade, superintendent of the Santa Fe surveying corps. Tuesday morning the route of the new spur was laid out, and before another week shall have passed track laying will be in active progress.

 

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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