On April 22, 1970, ten percent of the United States’ population flooded City streets in protest of the mindless indifference shown towards the Earth’s environment.
With the closing of school buildings across the nation due to COVID-19, graduating seniors have had to forgo traditions that can also be considered milestones. Events have simply been cancelled. Spring sports, forensics competitions and prom, just to name a few, have been lost. Many may believe that “It is what it is,” but to the Class of 2020, some of the events that have been cancelled are devastating. In the coming weeks, The Eureka Herald will be sharing how the cancellations have impacted different studentparticipants.
Last week, fundraising efforts became official when the Eureka Fence Project created a GoFundMe account, in hopes of getting enough donations to construct an eight-foot-tall solid, maintenance free composite fence. The fence would span from 7th Street to the north end of the west parking lot.
On Thursday, April 9, Governor Laura Kelly appointed Magistrate Judge Kristin Hutchinson, to fill the term of retiring District Judge Mike Ward.
This Easter, The Eureka Herald is partnering with area businesses and local residents to bring an Easter egg hunt to you. This week’s edition features a contest for children ages 4-12.