Eudora News and

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 October 14 – October 20:

October 19, 2000, 12 years ago

HP Pelzer, a German company that makes automotive parts, announced it was moving to Eudora. The Eudora News reported that their move to Eudora may have been assisted through tax abatements and industrial revenue bonds (IRB).


October 17, 1973, 39 years ago

Public meetings were held to discuss the upcoming Eudora School District bond election. The bond called for a $690,000 proposal to significantly expand the size of Nottingham Elementary.


October 17, 1940, 72 years go

The Eudora Weekly News reported that Buddy Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Wilson fell Sunday evening while roller-skating, and suffered a splinter break in his arm which had already been broken several weeks ago when he fell while skating at the home of his Grandparents in Lawrence.


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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