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SHOOTING SPOOKS VACATIONERS
September 13, 1994
Lawrence police were searching for two men in an armed robbery and shooting incident late Monday at the Virginia Inn Motel.
CRIME BILL BOTH GOOD, BAD, PROSECUTOR SAYS
September 13, 1994
The crime bill recently passed by Congress has some beneficial measures as well as shortfalls, a federal prosecutor for Kansas said Monday. A measure in the bill banning several kinds of automatic weapons is “probably one of the good things of the crime bill,” said Rich Hathaway, senior prosecutor for the U.S. attorney’s office and coordinator of the state’s federal violent crime program.
PRESTON RETURNS TO DRILLS
September 13, 1994
Take Asheiki Preston off the questionable list. Preston, Kansas’ starting football quarterback who was removed late in the Jayhawks’ 17-10 win over Michigan State on Saturday night after he took a blow to the head, returned to practice Monday.
MARGARET PORTER
September 13, 1994
Services for Margaret Loraine Porter, 55, Wellsville, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Maple Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan. Mrs. Porter died Saturday, Sept. 10, 1994, at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Merriam.
COUNTY MAY CHANGE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
September 13, 1994
The Douglas County Commission is preparing to scrutinize several aspects of the perks package it offers county workers.
CITY DEDICATES WELCOME SIGN
September 13, 1994
City officials dedicated a 40-foot welcome mat this morning along North Second Street in North Lawrence. A concrete welcome sign, built with materials and labor donated by the Lawrence Home Builders Assn., offers a decorative exposed-aggregate-concrete hello to motorists heading into Lawrence down U.S. Highway 40, which crosses the Kansas River into downtown.
CITY GETS ADVICE ON N. LAWRENCE
September 13, 1994
Residents presented their ideas on development to commissioners Monday night.
KEVIN A. MORRISON
September 13, 1994
Services for Kevin Anthony Morrison, 26, Tulsa, were held Saturday, Sept. 10, 1994, at Vernon AME Church here. Mr. Morrison died Monday, Sept. 5, 1994, in a traffic accident.
BAKER PLAN MAY MOVE OLD CHAPEL TO CAMPUS
September 13, 1994
A Methodist chapel built in 1864 near London may be under reconstruction at Baker University this time next year.
CROSSING MAY POSE CHALLENGE FOR STUDENTS
September 13, 1994
A new traffic light in southwest Lawrence is confusing to children, said a nearby resident.
ALLEGIANCES MIXED FOR MSU TRUSTEE
September 13, 1994
A late note of interest on the Michigan State-Kansas University football game for longtime Lawrence residents: Michael Getto, who attended KU and managed the Eldridge Hotel from 1958 to 1970, wore green — MSU’s colors — but cheered for KU.
AUTHORITIES GANG UP ON CRIME
September 13, 1994
Federal authorities are starting to crack down on repeat violent offenders, a U.S. attorney told a Lawrence audience Monday.
NORMA L. BOYER
September 13, 1994
Services for Norma L. Boyer, 75, of Ottawa, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church, with the Revs. William Weber and Donald Albright officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Mrs. Boyer died today, Sept. 13, 1994, at Trinity Lutheran Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
MICHAEL MCQUILLAN
September 13, 1994
Graveside services for Michael McQuillan, 52, Pauls Valley, Okla., will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Thomas Cemetery here with the Rev. Harold Wickey officiating. Mr. McQuillan died Sunday, Sept. 11, 1994, at the Pauls Valley Hospital.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
September 13, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * A number of items were taken overnight Sept. 2 from Weis American Fire Equipment Co., 641 E. 22nd, Lawrence police reported today. Stolen items included a computer monitor, cash, an antique fire helmet, flashlights, tools and 500 feet of rescue rope. The items were valued at an undisclosed amount.
CROWGHOST FEATURE
September 13, 1994
How did you spend your summer vacation? For Casey Crowghost, it’s academic.
TRIMMING THE FRINGES
September 13, 1994
Douglas Countycommissioners are expected to vote Wednesday on whether to make these proposed changes to the county personnel policy: Eliminate annual payments for unused sick leave accrued beyond the maximum of 720 hours. Currently, employees are paid cash for one-third of the excess hours.
BOARD REVERSES BUS ROUTE DECISION
September 13, 1994
An abandoned school bus route will be restored, opening the door to what could bring calls for bus service for up to 500 additional Lawrence public schoolchildren.
HASKELL UPDATES COMPUTER LAB
September 13, 1994
A new lab brings a taste of current computer technology to Haskell Indian Nations University.
LHS DEFENSE DOMINATED
September 13, 1994
The numbers are staggering. Two games played and 64 points allowed by Lawrence High. In the nine regular-season games last season, the Lions surrendered just 68 points. Olathe North accounted for a chunk of those points in their 42-25 victory over the Lions at Haskell Friday night.
DOC
September 13, 1994
After he returned from a coaching stint in Israel five years ago, Ted Owens experienced some knee pain. Owens knew whom to call — Dr. Cris Barnthouse, the same Cris Barnthouse who played basketball for Owens at Kansas University from 1973 to ‘77.
HOSPITAL REPORT
September 13, 1994
Admissions Debra K Cassella, Ottawa.