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EUGENE E. WALKER
May 16, 1994
Services for Eugene E. Walker, 73, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Rumsey Funeral Home, Lawrence, officiated by the Rev. Alton R. Pope and the Rev. Lawrence Kurth. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Walker died Sunday, May 15, 1994, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
CAR-DEER ACCIDENTS ON THE RISE
May 16, 1994
About a dozen deer were killed in vehicle accidents during the weekend along the Kansas Turnpike from the Kansas City area to the Oklahoma line, a turnpike dispatcher said today. The deer were probably pregnant females looking for places to drop their fawns, said Jim Dunn, assistant regional supervisor for law enforcement in the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks regional office in Topeka.
STRUGGLE
May 16, 1994
A revered Tonganoxie teacher who died of cancer last month received a master’s degree posthumously.
BOTTOM OF THE 9TH FOR BUDIG?
May 16, 1994
Could Sunday’s 122nd commencement at KU be Gene Budig’s last as chancellor?
DOUGLAS COUNTY DA TO LEAD CRIME TASK FORCE
May 16, 1994
Douglas County Dist. Atty. Jerry Wells hopes to scrutinize the juvenile justice system “from the top to the bottom” as head of a statewide task force on crime. The William I. Koch Crime Commission recently selected Wells to lead the Task Group on the Juvenile Justice System. The commission plans to form nearly 20 different task groups to examine crime problems in Kansas.
VERNON D. HARRIS
May 16, 1994
Graveside services for Vernon Donald “Jack” Harris, 80, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery, with the Rev. John “Mickey” Essary officiating. Mr. Harris died Sunday, May 15, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
BAKER GRADS SHINE AT CEREMONY
May 16, 1994
More than 400 new graduates of Baker University capped their college careers when they received their diplomas Sunday.
HOSPITAL REPORT
May 16, 1994
Births Tim and Nancy Foster, Lawrence, a girl, Sunday.
HASKELL CEMETERY A SOLEMN REMINDER OF PAST GENERATIONS
May 16, 1994
As commencement approaches one student at Haskell Indian Nations University pays respect to those forced to come before him.
MADELINE MUMFORD
May 16, 1994
Services for Madeline Mumford, Wichita, are pending at Rumsey Funeral Home, Lawrence. Mrs. Mumford died Sunday, May 15, 1994, in Wichita. Survivors include two sons, William and Chiron, both of Lawrence.
GRADS, RELATIVES CELEBRATE THEIR YEARS AT KU
May 16, 1994
KU graduates in the class of 1994 walked — or staggered — through the Campanile at commencement.
A DAY IN THE SUN FOR NEW KU GRADS
May 16, 1994
Thousands of graduates strolled down Campanile Hill during KU’s 122nd commencement ceremonies Sunday.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
May 16, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * Electronic equipment valued at $1,755 was stolen from an unlocked duplex in the 800 block of Illinois between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday.
PUBLIC COMMENT SOUGHT ON ROAD PLAN
May 16, 1994
Planners look for public comment on their process for long-range transportation planning.
MEASLES CONCERN ON CAMPUS SUBSIDES
May 16, 1994
The flow into Kansas University’s health center of students concerned about catching measles has slowed to a trickle. James Strobl, director of Watkins Health Center, said today that more than 1,000 students came to the center last week to have their measles immunization record checked.