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FLORENCE E. VALENTINE
May 4, 1994
Graveside services for Florence E. Valentine, 91, Centropolis, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Union Cemetery, north of Centropolis in Douglas County, with the Rev. John Duran officiating. Mrs. Valentine died Tuesday, May 3, 1994, at Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa.
MURRAY P. TRIPP
May 4, 1994
Graveside services for Murray P. Tripp, 75, Columbia, Mo., formerly of Lawrence, will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. Mr. Tripp died Tuesday, May 3, 1994, at the Harry S Truman Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
STOP DAY HAS ITS FANSDETRACTORS
May 4, 1994
There’s a reason more KU students are in Lawrence streets, stores and parks.
ROY RUNNER
May 4, 1994
Rozel-Pawnee Heights basketball center Travis Williams might be headed to a junior college instead of Kansas. Williams, a 7-foot-2, 265-pound center, received some bad news in the mail this week. His ACT test score fell below the minimum 17.
ROBERT W. MUSICK
May 4, 1994
Services for Robert William Musick, 47, rural Pittsburg, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church here with the Rev. Patrick York officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Cemetery, Pittsburg. Mr. Musick died Tuesday, May 3, 1994, at St. John’s Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo.
LEGISLATORS APPROVE YOUTH JOBS PROGRAM
May 4, 1994
The program, sponsored by Lawrence Rep. Barbara Ballard, is expected to get under way this year.
SWALL TO SEEK RE-ELECTION TO HOUSE
May 4, 1994
At least one Douglas County legislator plans to seek re-election this fall.
DICK WEDEL
May 4, 1994
Lawrence High’s tennis team remained undefeated on Tuesday. The Lions, 6-0-2, slugged Leavenworth, 4-0, and tied Blue Valley North, 2-2, at the Leavenworth triangular.
EDGEWOOD GETS GRANT MONEY FOR LIGHTING
May 4, 1994
Residents hope a $5,500 lighting project will pay off by reducing crime at Edgewood Homes.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
May 4, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * Coins, a vintage dollar bill and a car engine intake manifold with two four-barrel carburetors were taken between 7:30 a.m. and 4:25 p.m. Tuesday from a residence in the 400 block of Perry, Lawrence police reported today. The items were valued together on a police report at more than $1,000.
COUNTY RETAINS ATTORNEY
May 4, 1994
A Lawrence attorney will serve as a special counsel for the county, charged with deciding whether to pursue legal action to recover moneys allegedly misspent by former Wakarusa Township officials. Douglas County Administrator Craig Weinaug said Tuesday that he had appointed Mick Allen as the special counsel. Allen will make the decision about whether using courts to recover about $6,000 would be worth the expense.
KANSAS RIVER SAND GRINDS AT TEMPERS
May 4, 1994
Tempers are rising as a land owner and the federal government spar over regulating the Kansas River.
COURT RULING CANNOT CORK DRUG TESTING
May 4, 1994
Seven-thirty in the morning seemed early to interview a college football player, but Jeff McCord said he’d be on campus then, so that’s when we agreed to meet. It wasn’t hard to spot McCord on the second floor of Allen Fieldhouse, even though I’d never met him. There aren’t many people wandering around up there before the sun comes up.
KU WORKERS GIVEN 1.5% PAY HIKE
May 4, 1994
Faculty salaries and Hoch Auditorium also gained funding during the 1994 Legislative session.
KUAC BOARD MEETING
May 4, 1994
Soccer and crew became intercollegiate sports at Kansas University on Tuesday. Women’s crew and soccer, that is. Male rowers and soccer players will remain on club-level status on Mount Oread with little or no hope of becoming fully funded by the KU athletic department.
3 LHS SENIORS SUSPENDED FOR VANDALISM
May 4, 1994
Suspects have been identified in the vandalism of 41 school buses.
JAYS GAME
May 4, 1994
Imagine if Wichita State came to Allen Fieldhouse and beat Kansas in basketball two years in a row. Would KU fans would be upset? Would coach Roy Williams be bummed?
HOSPITAL REPORT
May 4, 1994
Admissions Carol Barr, Lawrence.
LAWRENCE MAN ATTENDS HEALTH-CARE FORUM
May 4, 1994
The White House courts Kansans, including a Lawrence architect.
JOHN PATTON
May 4, 1994
Services for John Patton, 35, Barling, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church of God here. Burial will be in Oak Cemetery, Fort Smith. Mr. Patton died of an illness Monday, May 2, 1994, at a Fort Smith hospital.