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S COMMENTS CAUSE KEADY DISTRESS
March 24, 1994
Did Gene Keady really say that? Did Purdue’s basketball coach really skewer a Kansas basketball legend? Indeed he did, but apparently only because he misinterpreted a comment Clyde Lovellette made in a feature story that appeared in newspapers all over America this week.
HELMET A LIFE SAVER, FATHER SAYS
March 24, 1994
A Lawrence boy who suffered life-threatening injuries in an accident last week is slowly but steadily improving, his father said.
PLANNERS OK TARGET STORE PLAN
March 24, 1994
A new Target store is poised to join Wal-Mart, Kmart and Payless Cashways in the discount derby on South Iowa Street.
OZ BOOKS VIEWED AS SOCIAL SATIRE
March 24, 1994
In his books about the land of Oz, L. Frank Baum spun tales for children but wove in lessons for adults, a history professor says.
MARY ALICE WILEY
March 24, 1994
Services for Mary Alice Wiley, 75, Lawrence, will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Brandon Woods Retirement Community, Lawrence. Private inurnment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date. She died Sunday, March 20, 1994, at Princeton Hospital, Orlando, Fla., where she was visiting her daughter.
NEXT STEP
March 24, 1994
Once planning commissioners approved plans for a Target store in his neighborhood, Steve Sublett turned his attention to the next pressing issue. “I need to provide a place for my home in Nieder Acres,” Sublett said. “There are some houses that need some place to go.”
NATIONAL INTEREST RATE HIKE LIKELY TO EASE INTO LOCAL LOANS
March 24, 1994
Local banks aren’t ready yet to raise their prime lending rate. But most are expecting it to happen.
GRASS FIRE THREATENS PORT PERRY BOAT YARD
March 24, 1994
Rock Creek Township firefighters in Jefferson County have fought more than their share of fires this year, including Wednesday’s blaze that threatened a Port Perry boat yard.
ELDON L. JOHNSON
March 24, 1994
Services for Eldon L. Johnson, 59, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Rumsey Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles E. Gilmore officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Johnson died Wednesday, March 23, 1994, at his home following a short illness.
MARGARET MIESSE
March 24, 1994
Services for Margaret Miesse, 73, Lawrence, are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. She died this morning, March 24, 1994, at a Detroit hospital, where she was visiting her son, Tom Miesse.
E. MARIE KAMPSCHROEDER
March 24, 1994
Services for E. Marie Kampschroeder, 79, Ottawa, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home here with the Revs. Earl J. Zimmerman and Jim Furnas officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Mrs. Kampschroeder died Wednesday, March 23, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
HOSPITAL REPORT
March 24, 1994
Dismissals Sandy Floersch and baby boy, Eudora; Wanda Tefft and baby girl, Lawrence.
DWIGHT K. HENRY
March 24, 1994
Services for Dwight K. Henry, 80, Lawrence, are pending with Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mr. Henry died today, March 24, 1994, at his home.
BUSINESSMAN INDICTED IN COPIER SCAM
March 24, 1994
A former Lawrence businessman was indicted in connection with a copier-leasing scheme. Several area agencies and schools were victims of the scam.
SPECTRUM OF EMOTIONS MARKS SLAYING REACTION
March 24, 1994
KU students from Mexico have different thoughts on Wednesday’s assassination of the ruling party’s presidential candidate.
CHECK STUB DEFINES LOYALTIES
March 24, 1994
The clock was winding down at Purdue’s practice when Jay Price spotted up for a 3-pointer. His ugly one-handed shot smashed off the backboard into the hoop.
S 14-GAME STREAK DIES AGONIZING DEATH
March 24, 1994
Kansas’ school-record 14-game winning streak died on the rack. It wasn’t so much Kansas State’s six-run third inning that hurt, although that was the Jayhawks’ undoing in Wednesday’s 8-5 loss to the Wildcats at Frank Myers Field.
MUSEUM PAYS TRIBUTE TO NAISMITH
March 24, 1994
The author of a book about James Naismith will be here this weekend. The local community museum also has a new exhibit on the inventor of basketball.
PLANNERS CONSIDER FARM BUSINESSES
March 24, 1994
Planners will consider ways to help businesses operate in agricultural areas.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
March 24, 1994
Injury accidents * Lawrence J. Langley, 26, 1303 Summit, was listed in fair condition this morning at Lawrence Memorial Hospital with injuries he suffered when the motorcycle he was riding collided head-on with a pickup truck at 3:42 p.m. Wednesday at 13th Street just east of Pennsylvania Street. Lawrence police reported that Langley was eastbound on 13th when a Chevrolet Monte Carlo pulled in front of him from a stop sign at 13th and Pennsylvania. Langley swerved into the westbound lane to avoid the automobile, then struck the westbound truck, driven by Nettie I. Wilson, 35, Ozawkie. Police said Langley suffered a dislocated left hip, a torn tendon in his left hand and several cuts and bruises. No citations were issued. The driver of the Monte Carlo could not be located.
NURSES PROMOTED TO ASSISTANT DEAN
March 24, 1994
Two nurses have been promoted to assistant dean at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. Betty Smith-Campbell, Lawrence, has been promoted from coordinator of faculty practice to assistant dean for practice and community affairs. She oversees the development of the family practice program, which combines teaching with active nursing practice.
KU FANS ENJOY CALM BEFORE GAME
March 24, 1994
Jayhawk fans in Knoxville got a sneak preview of the team and Thompson-Boling Arena during a practice session.
CORPS IMPOSING FEES AT AREA LAKES
March 24, 1994
Beginning June 1, patrons of area U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes will be charged a user fee for use of developed swimming beaches and boat launch ramps.
GULLEY SERVICES
March 24, 1994
Services for Evelyn Laverna Gulley, 76, Fulton, were Monday at Debo Funeral Chapel in Fulton. The Rev. Raymond McCallister officiated. Burial was in the Callaway Memorial Gardens, Fulton. She died Thursday, March 17, 1994, in Fulton.