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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 November 10 to November 16:

November 14, 1990, 23 years ago

Eudora resident Mary Alice Bevins celebrated her 100th birthday at the Eudora Nursing Center. A festive party was held to commemorate this momentous birthday, relatives from all across the nation visited Eudora to celebrate with her.

 

November 13, 1974, 39 years ago

Gary Scott was selected to the Senior Babe Ruth Baseball’s “Athletes of the Year” program for 1974. In addition to proving himself as a great hitter, with a batting average of .414, he was also a great pitcher, maintaining an impressive earned run average of 0.11.

 

November 15, 1950, 63 years ago

Charles Gerstenburger retired from working at various Grocery stores in the Eudora community for the past 33 years.

 

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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