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DARLENE J. WINGERT
June 13, 1994
Services for Darlene J. Wingert, 54, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey Funeral Home with the Rev. David Irwin officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Wingert died Sunday, June 12, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital..
LOWELL G. SHONFELT
June 13, 1994
Private services for Lowell Galivan Shonfelt, 57, Lawrence, will be held Tuesday morning. Following the services, a time of fellowship and thanksgiving will be held at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the family home at 2905 Ala. in Lawrence. Mr. Shonfelt died Thursday, June 9, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital of natural causes.
POSTAL SERVICE TO ADMINISTER EMPLOYMENT EXAMINATIONS
June 13, 1994
If your idea of fun is hauling heavy sacks of mail through snow, rain, heat, gloom of night, hailstorms, flash floods, past barking dogs and over sulky cats, has the U.S. Postal Service got a job for you. But first, you must take a test — specifically, the Postal Service Battery Examination.
OUTLAW SCOOP
June 13, 1994
When the temperature gets hot, so do the Outlaws. The Outlaws pounded Parsons, 13-7, on Sunday at Ice Field and improved their record to 7-1.
HURLER DESCENDANT OF QUANTRILL
June 13, 1994
Notes and quotes while wondering if Kansas University’s next chancellor will aspire to become president of the National League … Paul Quantrill, the pitcher the Red Sox traded to the Phillies a week or so ago, is indeed a descendant of Col. William Quantrill, the man who conducted that infamous raid on Lawrence in Civil War times. Col. Quantrill eventually fled to Canada. Paul Quantrill was born in London, Ontario …
TOP FOSTER PARENTS SAY EXPERIENCE IS FULFILLING
June 13, 1994
Lawrence’s foster parents of the year say love is the key to helping children.
EXPERIENCE A MUST FOR TOP KU POST
June 13, 1994
Steve Jordan, executive director of the state Board of Regents, will give a 15-member search committee, charged with selecting five finalists to succeed Kansas University Chancellor Gene Budig, a list of minimum qualifications. According to Jordan, successful candidates should possess:
GAMES TO DRAW 6,000 ATHLETES
June 13, 1994
More events and greater publicity are expected to expand participation in this summer’s Sunflower State Games.
S RACKING UP BILLS
June 13, 1994
The cost of going on vacation includes paying for utilities that are still hooked up and running back home in Lawrence.
HOSPITAL REPORT
June 13, 1994
Dismissals Kerri Weber and baby girl, Lawrence; Darona Dillon and baby girl, Lawrence.
HARRIS SERVICES
June 13, 1994
Memorial services for Herbert R. Harris II, 55, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Plymouth Congregational Church with the Rev. Jonathan Knight officiating. Private inurnment will be in Pioneer Cemetery. Mr. Harris died Thursday, June 9, 1994, at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
S BOOK SEES 2 STATES OF KANSAS
June 13, 1994
A new book takes a look at how Kansas public policy can be crafted in an increasingly divided state.
DANCER REPORTS RAPE
June 13, 1994
Douglas County sheriff’s officers are looking for a man who reportedly kidnapped and raped an 18-year-old woman who is a dancer at the Flamingo Club, 501 N. Ninth. The Leavenworth woman reported she was abducted and raped about 1:15 a.m. Saturday, after the club had closed and she was driving home.
LAWRENCE RAIDERS
June 13, 1994
Another routine day at the office left the Raiders sleeping on the job. Lawrence coasted past Parsons, 8-3, Sunday afternoon at Ice Field. The game started an hour late after the Outlaws throttled Parsons, 13-7.
CIVIL CASE PROCEEDINGS
June 13, 1994
* Two former Wakarusa Township officials have responded to a lawsuit alleging that they and a third official misspent taxpayer dollars. In his answer, Dean Harvey, former township trustee, admits that three medical bills were paid but denies any wrongdoing. The medical bills were for an operation on Harvey’s grandson, who was a township employee at the time of the operation. Harvey denies that his grandson was not eligible for medical insurance and that the injury was not work related, the answer states. Paul Tuley, former treasurer, also denies any wrongdoing and asks the court to dismiss the case. Tuley’s answer includes a claim against his fellow township officers, stating that Tuley had no discretion over the payment of medical bills. M.B. Fredrickson, former clerk, has yet to answer the suit.
DONATIONS MAY SPARK FIREWORKS
June 13, 1994
Colorful explosions will most likely light up the sky over Lawrence on Independence Day. A Lawrence business has offered a matching grant to organizers.
HOMER O. BLOSSOM
June 13, 1994
Services for Homer O. Blossom, 85, Baldwin, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church. Masonic services and burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Mr. Blossom died Saturday, June 11, 1994, at an Overland Park hospital.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
June 13, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * Triple- and double-pane windows and two sliding glass doors were broken causing an undetermined amount of damage between noon and 12:45 p.m. Saturday at a construction site in the 4800 block of Hallbrook, police reported. An employee at Parkway 6000, the investment group that owns the materials, said it was the third time vandals had struck the site in recent weeks.
LAWRENCE WHITE SOX
June 13, 1994
3-for-4 over weekend DeSoto — Lawrence’s White Sox, a 14-year-olds’ baseball team, won three of four games over the weekend at Sunflower Field.
PRAIRIE STAGESSYMPHONY
June 13, 1994
We picked up our friend Sarah at her apartment, along with some of her sodas, cookies and saltines, and then we headed to Dillon’s for some bread, turkey, corn chips, bottled iced tea, wine coolers and road candy. Jenny and I had already packed some fruit, cheese, salads and beer for the Symphony on the Prairie. We were behind schedule, but only slightly so, and the long drive to the free concert Saturday on a ranch in Chase County loomed as an adventure. Jenny and I were heading into new territory.
OPINIONS DIFFER ON CHANCELLOR REQUISITES
June 13, 1994
The search for a new chancellor at Kansas University will raise philosophical questions about the nature of the university.
S BROTHER NOTFAN
June 13, 1994
Gene Budig and his brother’s opinions on baseball are as far apart as natural grass and artificial turf. Omaha, Neb. (ap) — The Budig brothers sit on opposite sides of the bleachers when it comes to baseball.