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MAN ARRESTED AFTER SHOOTING
September 3, 1990
A 37-year-old Lawrence man has been arrested on a charge of attempted second-degree murder after a shooting late Saturday night outside of AJ’s 8th Street tavern, 117 E. Eighth. The man, Ricardo Hernandez, 2200 Harper, is in custody in Douglas County Jail, where was taken after he was arrested.
OTTO H. HUNZICKER
September 3, 1990
Services for Otto H. Hunzicker, 95, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Hunzicker died Saturday at Brandon Woods Retirement Center.
STEVEN GRAHAM
September 3, 1990
Graveside services for Steven Brennon Graham, 20, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Pastor Karl H. Schoenrade will officiate. Mr. Graham died Friday from injuries he suffered in an automobile accident in Leavenworth County.
DOROTHY ANN LAWSON
September 3, 1990
Services for Dorothy Ann Lawson, 65, Sabetha, will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in the Morrill City Cemetery. Mrs. Lawson died Saturday at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.
UNION VIEW
September 3, 1990
Dear Editor: As a country, we have been celebrating Labor Day on the first Monday in September for over 100 years. Yet many Americans never stop to think about what this holiday means. We are grateful for a day off, a chance to relax and picnic with our families as the summer ends.
STUDENT RADIO SOUNDS AN OPTIMISTIC NOTE FOR THE FUTURE
September 3, 1990
In between tunes, KJHK listeners are bound to hear a proud-sounding message coming at them via the airwaves: “90.7 FM Your Sound Alternative for the Last 15 Years.” Kansas University’s student radio station will turn 15 on Oct. 15, and KJHK’s current staff has big plans for the anniversary. A concert is in the works, as well as promotional remotes and spins on campus.
EISENHOWER EXHIBIT TO OPEN AT KU SEPT. 10
September 3, 1990
A 12-panel biographical exhibit about former president Dwight D. Eisenhower will open in Lawrence on Sept. 10 in the Kansas Union at Kansas University. The “Ike’s American Conference” exhibit is one of nine that will travel to a total of 81 sites in Kansas throughout 1990 as part of the Kansas Eisenhower Centennial.
HONORS PROGRAM KEEPS STUDENTS TOGETHER IN MCCOLLUM
September 3, 1990
About this time last year, Kansas University resident assistant Curtis Estes had to beg the students on his floor to participate in Oliver Hall’s elections. Despite his pleas, the Atchison senior couldn’t persuade anyone to run for floor representative. Estes had to put himself on the ballot.
INVESTIGATORS STILL SEEKING CAUSE OF FIRE
September 3, 1990
Fire investigators still haven’t determined the cause of a blaze that caused extensive damage at the Eudora Lumber Co. early Saturday morning. Kenny Massey, Eudora’s acting police chief, today said firefighters are continuing their investigation of the blaze, which started about 3 a.m. Saturday.
FOR THE RECORD
September 3, 1990
Law enforcement report Condition reports
AT KU, A COMMAND PERFORMANCE
September 3, 1990
U.S. Air Force servicemen and servicewomen visiting Lawrence this weekend march to the beat of a different drummer than most military personnel. For the members of the Strategic Air Command Band, playing music is a full-time job.
TV
September 3, 1990
Bill Thompson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram said it: “Luckily for the good guys, there were no nightly TV news shows during World War II… . There were no morning news shows, no news at noon, no news at 5, 6 and 10. There were no news replays at 1 a.m. There were no Sunday morning talk shows, no `Primenews,’ `NewsNight’ or `Nightwatch.’ There was no `Nightline,’ no `Crossfire’ and no `MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.’ … If you wanted to know what was going on, you could read the newspapers, or you could listen to those stirring, patriotic radio reports by Edward R. Murrow and other memorable-but-faceless voices of the era.”
CONSERVATIONIST HAPPY TO RETURN TO THE MIDWEST
September 3, 1990
After spending several years on the East Coast, Doug Gahn is glad to be back in the heartland. A native Iowan, Gahn tired of the crowds, traffic and expense of the Washington, D.C., area, and missed the sense of community that prevails in many Midwestern towns.
VE ADJUSTED TO CHANGING TIMES
September 3, 1990
It’s Labor Day and all is quiet on the labor front. The reason for the quietness is because organized labor in Lawrence is not celebrating their holiday, which was first observed in New York in 1882 and became a national holiday in 1894, with any picnics or parades.
WERE THOSE GUYS REAL JAYHAWKS?
September 3, 1990
Who were those guys in the new blue jerseys and helmets? Who were those fellows who were so viciously vaccinated by Virginia? Was that the real Kansas football team?
LAWRENCE TEACHER HEADS EAST TO LEARN ABOUT KANSA INDIANS
September 3, 1990
A Lawrence teacher went east this summer to learn about the Kansa Indians of the Midwest. It was the right direction for Eilene Lawrence, a West Junior High School social studies teacher, who headed for the Library of Congress, to check out the wealth of information it has stored.
S LOOKING FOR AN ARTISIC BREAK
September 3, 1990
Tyler Lyke likes smashing sheets of glass. “It’s a great release of tension to just go out and smash it in the parking lot,” he said.
LINK FINDS NEED CONTINUES FOR MEAL SERVICE
September 3, 1990
Entering its sixth year of existence, the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen has seen a jump in the number of guests at each meal, organizers say. “It must be that there are more people who are hungry out there,” said Pam Casagrande, LINK board member, while assisting coordinator John Allen prepare for a recent meal.
CITY POLICE PLAN ACADEMIES TO HELP TRAIN ADDITIONAL OFFICERS
September 3, 1990
Lawrence police asked for extra manpower. Voters granted the request. And beginning Oct. 1, the city’s sales tax will go up. Now that the public has given the approval for funds to pay for additional police officers, the work of hiring and training those officers is just beginning.