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LOWELL GALIVAN SHONFELT
June 10, 1994
Memorial services are pending for Lowell Galivan Shonfelt, 57, Lawrence, and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence. Mr. Shonfelt died Thursday, June 9, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
GIRLS STATERS CLOSE WEEK OF DISCOVERY
June 10, 1994
Participants in the 52nd Sunflower Girls State said goodbye in a closing banquet in the Kansas Union Ballroom.
TEACHERS, DISTRICT EYE DEAL
June 10, 1994
Teacher contract talks continue to hone proposals such as pay raises and an increase in school days.
PIZZA THEFT SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED
June 10, 1994
Lawrence police believe recent robberies of two pizza delivery drivers have been solved, a spokesman said today. Police Sgt. Rick Nickell said detectives acting on a tip identified eight Lawrence residents, ages 14 to 24, they believe were responsible for the crimes.
INTERIOR DESIGNERS MULL COLOR SCHEME FOR DETENTION CENTER
June 10, 1994
The sound of trowels scraping mortar occasionally punctuates Barb Schraeder’s description of what will eventual6-10-94 ly cover the now barren cinder blocks. This is her first crack at a building that will house juvenile offenders rather than bank executives.
HARRIS SERVICES
June 10, 1994
Memorial services for Herbert R. Harris Jr., 55, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 a.m. Monday at Plymouth Congregational Church. The Rev. Jonathan Knight will officiate. Private inurnment will be in Pioneer Cemetery. Mr. Harris died Thursday, June 9, 1994, at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
DAMAGE EXTENSIVE IN HOUSE FIRE
June 10, 1994
An attic fire Thursday afternoon at a Massachusetts Street home caused extensive damage and sent a firefighter to the hospital. Lawrence firefighters were called at 1:29 p.m. Thursday to the residence, at 2142 Mass., where they found smoke pouring from the attic. Minutes after the first crews arrived, a second alarm was called out.
NEWTON D. EDWARDS
June 10, 1994
Committal services for Newton D. Edwards, 86, Topeka, will be at 1 p.m. today at Topeka Cemetery Patio. Burial will follow. Mr. Edwards died Friday, June 10, 1994, at a Topeka nursing home.
GAYLE L. DENNY
June 10, 1994
Services for Gayle L. Denny, 86, Burlingame, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Burlingame Federated Church. Burial will be in Burlingame Cemetery. Mrs. Denny died Friday, June 10, 1994, at a Burlingame nursing home.
PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS DUE SOON
June 10, 1994
No reminder will come in the mail; this is it: The second half of your property tax bill is due June 20. Tax bills paid June 21 or after are assessed a 12 percent penalty, prorated daily, Joan Wiley, the county’s deputy treasurer, said.
RESEARCHERS KEEP CLOSE EYE ON ATRAZINE LEVELS
June 10, 1994
Farmers and water utilities wait as Lawrence researchers track herbicide contamination of drinking water in northeast Kansas.
TANGER APPLIES FOR EXPANSION ZONING
June 10, 1994
An application’s in for adding a dozen or more shops to the Tanger Factory Outlet Center in North Lawrence.
PROBLEMS BACK UP OVER WATER USE
June 10, 1994
Nebraska officials could avoid a multi-million dollar lawsuit by reinterpreting a 51-year-old agreement with Kansas and Colorado for using water below the Republican River.
FISHING LAKE ON THE REBOUND
June 10, 1994
Efforts are being made by state wildlife officials to increase the size of the bluegill, crappie and largemouth bass at Douglas County State Lake.
KU PROF LOOKS FOR N. KOREAN TUNNELS
June 10, 1994
A KU geology professor’s research could play a role in helping South Korea defend against a possible underground attack from the North.
HOSPITAL REPORT
June 10, 1994
Births Fedro and Daiona Dillon, Lawrence, a girl, Thursday.
HOSPITAL REPORT
June 10, 1994
Dismissals Margaret Hadle and baby girl, Lawrence; Ruby Johnson and baby girl, Lawrence.
GOP PRECINCT RACES A BATTLE OVER IDEOLOGY
June 10, 1994
Local Republicans are battling at the precinct level for who rules their rank and file party posts.
LAWRENCE WOMAN HOPES TO TALK HERSELF INTO A CABLE TV SLOT
June 10, 1994
Move over Oprah, Phil and Geraldo
HEROES ARE AT HOME, GRAVES SAYS
June 10, 1994
Start preparing now to be a hero later, Secretary of State Bill Graves told Sunflower Girls Staters on Thursday.
BEDORE BASKETBALL COLUMN
June 10, 1994
Kansas basketball notes compiled as the 1994-95 season quickly approaches. OK, it’s only six months away… Numbers fanatics will be interested to hear the Jayhawks have decided on jersey digits for the newcomers.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
June 10, 1994
Injury accidents Nancy Flowers and Lisa Barnes, both of Lawrence, were treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and released for injuries received in a two-car accident at 8:14 p.m. Friday at Sixth and Rockledge Road. Additional information was unavailable late Friday.
BUDIG BASKS IN AFTERGLOW
June 10, 1994
KU’s chancellor returned to campus today to talk about the university and his new job in major league baseball.
HERBERT R. HARRIS II
June 10, 1994
Services for Herbert Raymond Harris II, 55, Lawrence, will be announced later by Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mr. Harris died Thursday, June 9, 1994, at Kansas University Medical Center.
June 10, 1994
The Lawrence Kiwanis Club honored three Lawrence residents Thursday with the club’s Substantial Citizen Award.
CANDIDATE FILINGS
June 10, 1994
Today is the filing deadline for Douglas County Kansas House seats assured Aug. 2 primary races for Republicans in the 46th and 45th Districts and for Democrats in the 46th and 47th Districts.
CARLIN BACK ON THE STUMP
June 10, 1994
A former Kansas governor is campaigning for Congress in a district that includes Clinton, Kanwaka and Lecompton townships in Douglas County.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
June 10, 1994
Injury accidents * Rose Charay, 53, 1524 Elmwood, was treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and later released after an accident at 1:54 p.m. Thursday on Ninth just west of Hilltop. Lawrence police reported that Charay was a passenger on a Lawrence Bus Co. van driven by Terry L. O’Neal, 41, 3506 Harvard, that was struck from behind by a van driven by Rebecca J. Ring, 39, Eudora. Ring was cited for following too closely.
S BLAZING CRAVAT
June 10, 1994
Now that the suspense is over and Gene Budig has, as expected, been named president of the American League, it’s time to return to more mundane matters. For instance, where did Budig obtain that neon-blue, eyeball-catching baseball-theme tie he wore during the media conference announcing his selection?
SHANKEL ON DECK AT KU
June 10, 1994
KU’s incoming acting chancellor is ready to once again take the helm of the university until a new chancellor is named.