The federal government announced it had narrowed to six the probable sites for a $375 million atom-smasher project. The Lawrence-Eudora area, especially the region near Hesper south of Eudora, had been a semifinalist but was not included on the list of finalists. The odds were that a site near Chicago would be chosen (which it finally was).
Old home town - 40 years ago today
March 25, 2006