David Oakes (Reporter)

David Oakes is a reporter for the Eudora News, a weekly newspaper affiliated with

Recent stories

Eudora OKs new stadium
March 17, 2010
The Eudora Board of Education unanimously approved bids to build a new district stadium at special meeting Tuesday night.
Eudora police chief to retire at end of March
February 18, 2010
After 23 years of service, Eudora Police Chief Greg Dahlem is retiring, effective April 1.
LMH awaits construction on Eudora facility
February 4, 2010
Lawrence Memorial Hospital officials say construction on its primary care facility in Eudora could start in a few months.
Hunter, wife stay sharp with bows
January 3, 2010
Tom McGee is a procrastinator, and the evidence is in his living room.
Eudora fire chief submits resignation
04:13 p.m., December 17, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The city of Eudora will search for a new fire chief after Randy Ates announced his resignation following three and a half years of service.
Eudora students get Chinese instruction
KU Center for East Asian Studies puts on workshops
November 22, 2009
Randi Hacker stood in front of Staci Mann’s third-grade class, enthusiastically telling various students they were either a snake or a dragon. But in the context of the Chinese New Year birth animals, snakes are wise and dragons are pioneering and strong.
New Eudora Baptist Church opens to large crowds
November 5, 2009
As Jeff Ingle began to lead the Eudora Baptist Church congregation in the first worship service in its new building last Sunday morning, he was taken aback by the nearly 300 faces he saw.
Eudora resident marks 105th birthday
October 25, 2009
Surrounded by balloons and family members, 105-year-old Henrietta Olson blew out the candles on her birthday cake in about seven tries.
Eudora Catholic church set to celebrate 150-year history
October 8, 2009
Because Janet Campbell grew up in Eudora across the street from the Holy Family Catholic Church — which had an altar her grandfather helped build — she knew something about the church’s history.
Parade a new event at annual EudoraFest
Saturday’s gathering includes a car show
October 2, 2009
Eudora will celebrate its heritage Saturday during the 13th annual EudoraFest.

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Recent photos

Virginia and Tom McGee say their archery activities keep them youthful. Tom, 87, has been bow hunting since he was about 55 years old, and Virginia, 85, has been shooting three-dimensional targets since she was 72 years old.

Randi Hacker, outreach coordinator at Kansas University’s Center for East Asian Studies, teaches Eudora Elementary School instructor Staci Mann’s third-grade class how to pronounce the names of the Chinese New Year birth animals. The lesson was part of a “Five Days of Chinese” outreach program.

Jeff Ingle, associate pastor at Eudora Baptist Church, leads the congregation in worship Sunday. It was the first worship service in the church’s new building.

Buildings sit empty in downtown Eudora between 714 and 724 Main St.

Sherry Lawrence, center, will receive her high school diploma today at the Eudora Community Learning Center. She visited with the learning center’s coordinator, Angie Miller, at left, and her husband, Norm, at right.

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