For the last year, the Eureka community has been busy moving forward since it was devastated by a tornado for the second time in two years.

After a lifetime of preparation, K9 Gilo (pronounced with a hard “g”) is ready to get to work as the newest member of the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office.

Three local veterans recently had the opportunity of a lifetime when they were selected to take part in Kansas Honor Flight #72 earlier this month.


Each week The Herald will ask a random question, both on the opinion page of the weekly paper and on The Eureka Herald Facebook© page.

(Editor’s Note: Letters to the Editor are published to encourage our readers to express their views about various issues.The following letter(s) were submitted and

Concerns about the management of Salt Springs Township were brought to commissioners during their regular meeting on Monday. Lloyd Newkirk, township treasurer, recently submitted his resignation.


Eureka’s Lady Tornado head high school basketball coach Shelly Hoyt, along with assistants Terran Hoyt, Braden Larcom and Lady Tornado basketball players, hosted the “Be Your Best” basketball camps

The Eureka Tornadoes finished their baseball season last Wednesday at Burlington, in the second round of regionals when they fell to LaCygne-Prairie View 1-4.

Eureka’s Lady Tornadoes 4x100 team just missed out on a state appearance, placing fifth at 3A Regionals in Cheney last Friday, but the team made history as they broke the school record, set by Alan

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Kenneth Harley Hughes, long time cattleman of Franklin, Texas, formerly of Eureka, Kansas, was called home, into the arms of Jesus on June 15, at the age of 65.

Jim Williams, 75, of Eureka, KS passed away June 10, 2019 at Wheat Manor, in Whitewater, KS.

David Franklin Hobbs, 68, of Yates Center, formerly of Toronto, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Yates Center Health and Rehab Center in Yates Center.

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