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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 May 18 to May 25:

May 25, 2000 13 years ago

Jenny Durkin participated in the high-jump for Eudora High School in the 4A Regionals Track meet the previous week.

 

May 22, 1997, 16 years ago

The Mayor and City Council will consider officer appointments Tuesday at 7:30pm. Shortly after taking office on May 1, newly elected Mayor Fred Stewart delivered termination notices to four city employees—City Superintendent Gary Malburg, Police Chief Bill Long, Assistant City Superintendent Eldon Brown, and Secretary Jamie Knabe Malburg.

 

May 20 1953, 60 years ago

Seniors of the Eudora High School graduating class were challenged to follow in the footsteps of Jesus by the Reverend Orlo Choguill of the First Presbyterian Church in Topeka at the Baccalaureate Service at the Eudora High School on Sunday evening.

 

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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