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Archive for Monday, March 28, 1994

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DELBERT Q. WESTERGREN
March 28, 1994
Services for Delbert Q. Westergren, 74, Lawrence, will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Rumsey Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Freitag officiating. Mr. Westergren died Sunday, March 27, 1994, at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
TONGANOXIE SCHOOLS MULL $11 MILLION BOND ISSUE
March 28, 1994
A proposed bond issue in the Tonganoxie school district would increase taxes for area residents.
WAYNE TRAYNOR
March 28, 1994
Services for Wayne Bernard Traynor, 69, Olathe, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Kunkel Funeral Chapel, Moran. The Rev. Henry Williams of Wichita will officiate. Burial will be in Elsmore Cemetery, Elsmore. Mr. Traynor died Sunday, March 27, 1994, at Olathe Medical Center.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
March 28, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * Various items valued at $3,165 were reported stolen from the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at 1537 Tenn. sometime during Kansas University’s spring break. Lawrence police say the theft occurred between March 18 and Saturday. Among the items stolen were dress shirts, a book-shelf stereo and speakers, a VCR, a portable CD player, compact disks and rugby shirts. A Lawrence police spokesman said the rear entrance of the fraternity was unlocked, as were the rooms of the victims.
STREET NAME BRINGS DREAD TO HOMEOWNERS
March 28, 1994
Paul Ulasien hadn’t even moved in yet, and already he’d had enough. Dub’s Dread Court — the name nobody understands. The name no one can spell.
ARMOND
March 28, 1994
Services for Lucille P. D’Armond, 86, Tulsa will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church, Collinsville, with the Rev. Wana Archer officiating. Burial will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Collinsville. Mrs. D’Armond died Saturday, March 26, 1994, at Hillcrest Hospital, Tulsa, Okla.
HAZEL MARIE BALL
March 28, 1994
Services for Hazel Marie Ball, 87, Lawrence, are pending with Rumsey Funeral Home. Mrs. Ball died Sunday, March 27, 1994, at a Lawrence nursing home.
KU NAMES NEW ARCHITECTURE DEAN
March 28, 1994
KU’s architecture school will have a new dean for the first time in more than a decade.
A GLIMPSE INTO ANCIENT KANSAS
March 28, 1994
Visitors will be able to sneak a peek behind the scenes at the KU Museum of Anthropology during Archaeology Week, Sunday through April 9.
INMATES SLATED FOR PAROLE HEARINGS
March 28, 1994
The Kansas Parole Board has announced a list of inmates who are scheduled to go before the board next month. Six inmates convicted in Douglas County are included. Those inmates, the crimes they committed and their current location are as follows:
A JOURNEY BEGINS AND ENDS IN LAWRENCE.
March 28, 1994
The Southwest Chief was due into the Lawrence Amtrak station on East Seventh at 1:50 a.m., March 21, and was just a few minutes late. Most passengers were asleep and the gentle click-clack of the train rolling across Kansas soon lulled Jenny and me to sleep as well. I awoke with the first crack of light that streaked over western Kansas, over broad flat plains of farmland, some green with irrigation, some brown, many cows, and enormous feedlots. After breakfast in the dining car we sat back and watched the plains rise into the snow-capped Rockies of Colorado and New Mexico.
PATH FOR MILITARY CHOPPERS
March 28, 1994
The noisy Army helicopters that fly over Lawrence are training out of Gardner.
HOSPITAL REPORT
March 28, 1994
Dismissals John Isaacs, Lawrence.
CITY SET TO OFFER MORE FLOOD HELP
March 28, 1994
Requests for flood assistance swelled past expectations, and the Lawrence City Commission is considering boosting money available for housing repairs.