News

Eureka Aquatic Park Tentatively Planned To Open June 8

Traditionally, the Eureka Aquatic Park opens on Memorial Day; but, due to COVID-19, the local pool was unable to open its doors.

Annual Tree Shakin Sho Down June 6-7

The public is invited to attend the ninth annual Greenwood County Tree Shakin Sho Down fishing tournament on Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7.

Local Game Warden Becomes K-9 Handler

After nearly three years of serving as a game warden for Greenwood and Elk Counties, Brooks VanDerBeek added a partner.

Opinion

TOPEKA — Families of first responders who die or are disabled as a result of COVID-19 should not face unnecessary barriers to benefits already promised under existing federal law, Kansas Attorney G

As part of her commitment to rebuilding Kansas and the economy, last Tuesday, Governor Laura Kelly announced the Strengthening People and Revitalizing Kansas (SPARK) Taskforce to lead the state’s e

I walked in and nestled down in my chair near my wife for a touch of conversation and a general breather.

Sports

FSCC Postponed Athletic Hall Of Fame Ceremony

FORT SCOTT - Fort Scott Community College (FSCC) postponed its athletic hall of fame ceremony, which was scheduled to take place last Friday, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Made Hole In One On #6 At ECC

On Saturday, April 25, Chris Neel of Eureka claimed his first hole in one, when he sunk a 185- yard shot on the sixth hole at Eureka Country Club.

Eureka Lady Tornadoes 2019-20 Season Recap

This was such an incredible year for the Lady Tornado Basketball program.

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Obituaries

FREDERICK DALE STEVENSON

Frederick Dale Stevenson I of Eureka, Kansas peacefully passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 in his home, at the age of 81. He was born on August 9, 1938, in Oregon City, Oregon.

Michael ThoMas heyl

Michael Thomas Heyl passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Mike was born in Wichita, Kansas on May 7, 1977 to Tom and Teri Heyl.

CARL WAYNE SHEWMAKER

It is with deep and abiding grief that we announce the death of Carl Wayne Shewmaker, who passed away peacefully in Bellingham on May 5, 2020.

The Eureka Herald

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