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Archive for Thursday, July 7, 1994

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BAKER HALL GETS FACELIFT
July 7, 1994
Renovation work is under way on a Baker University building that has survived two fires and numerous name changes.
LAWRENCE MAN JAILED IN ASSAULT
July 7, 1994
A rural Lawrence landlord was jailed Wednesday after he reportedly broke into an apartment and beat a woman inside. Lawrence police said the man, 32, kicked in the front door of an apartment in the 200 block of North Michigan at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday and began beating the victim with a wooden dowel.
BLOOD SUPPLY DANGEROUSLY LOW, DONOR CENTERS SAY
July 7, 1994
A shortage of blood during summer is typical, but it’s worse than usual this year, blood suppliers say.
CITY COMMISSION DROPS PLAN TO BAN POLE SIGNS
July 7, 1994
Businesses may keep their pole signs, city commissioners decided Wednesday.
JAYHAWKER TOWER PARKING GARAGES CRACKING BUT SAFE
July 7, 1994
Two multilevel parking garages next to a campus apartment complex likely will be replaced.
HOSPITAL REPORT
July 7, 1994
Dismissals Marianne Reed and baby girl, Lawrence.
STATE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK BRIGHT
July 7, 1994
More manufacuring jobs and increased personal income mean an upturn is around the corner Kansas economy, a researcher says. The economic forecast for 1994 for the United States and Kansas is brighter than predicted last fall, according to a revised report from Kansas University.
WORK FAR FROM OVER AFTER WHEAT HARVEST
July 7, 1994
With the wheat harvest finished, area farmers are cutting hay and gearing up for the rush of fall harvest.
WILLIAM C. DURRANT
July 7, 1994
Inurnment for William C. Durrant, 93, Des Moines, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence. Mr. Durrant died Wednesday, June 15, 1994, at a Des Moines care home.
SIDEWALK SALE DRAWS NEAR
July 7, 1994
Downtown streets and sidewalks will be filled July 21 for an annual summer rite in Lawrence.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
July 7, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * Ninety compact discs, a jacket, a house key and a letter were taken between 7 p.m. last Thursday and 12:05 a.m. Wednesday from an apartment in the 100 block of Hanover, Lawrence police reported. The items were valued together on a police report at $1,551.
BEGERT SERVICES
July 7, 1994
Graveside services for John Frederick Begert Jr., 75, Topeka, will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Begert died Sunday, July 3, 1994, at his home.
ON JOY STOVER
July 7, 1994
When the four swimming coaches for the just-concluded Olympic Festival held their draft, Joy Stover wasn’t among their favorites. In fact, they picked at least 20 swimmers before Stover’s name came up.
LHS ALUMNI DIRECTORY IN THE WORKS
July 7, 1994
Work is under way on a comprehensive directory of everybody who every graduated from Lawrence High School.
WORDING DIVIDES PLANNING PANELISTS
July 7, 1994
The Horizon 2020 steering committee will resume its review of the strategic plan at 7 tonight at city hall.
COUNTY COMMISSION COMPLETES LAND DEAL
July 7, 1994
Douglas County commissioners unloaded about three acres of property Wednesday for $130,000. Craig Weinaug, county administrator, said 70 percent of the money would go to the federal government and 30 percent would go to the county.