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CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON KU HEALTH CENTER
April 25, 1995
Construction could begin by late June on an expanded student health center at Kansas University, university officials said. The $5.65 million expansion of Watkins Student Health Center — financed by $15 student fees assessed each semester to every KU student — should be completed by July 1996, said David Schaecher, program manager for KU’s office of capital programs.
LOCAL DRIVE NETS $1,000 FOR VICTIMS
April 25, 1995
A Lawrence sandwich shop collected more than $1,000 Monday to help victims of the terrorist bombing in Oklahoma City. Mr. Goodcents Subs & Pastas, 15th Street and Kasold Drive, sold sandwiches, pasta and cookies to nearly 200 individual and corporate customers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
SECURITY GUARD HURT IN REUTER BURGLARY
April 25, 1995
A 65-year-old night watchman was critically injured during a burglary at a local pipe organ company.
COMMITTEE COLLECTING NAMES FOR HIGH SCHOOL
April 25, 1995
Lawrence school board members Harriet Shaffer and Mary Loveland want suggestions for a name for the second high school. The board appointed Shaffer and Loveland on Monday as the committee that will seek ideas from the public and bring them back to the board for a vote. No specifics have been set yet, but the committee plans to hold at least one public forum, solicit ideas from junior high and high school students and set up a phone number for ideas.
ROLE EVOLVING IN MANAGEMENT OF UNIVERSITIES
April 25, 1995
The top official of the Kansas Board of Regents says public universities are learning about the corporate way of management.
CLIFFORD M. PINGRY
April 25, 1995
Services for Clifford M. Pingry, 99, Osawatomie, were held Monday at Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home here with the Revs. Glenn Layton, Larry Osborne and Bill Pingry officiating. Burial was in Osawatomie Cemetery. Mr. Pingry died Thursday, April 20, 1995, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Osawatomie.
NOTESTINE SERVICES
April 25, 1995
Services for Michael James Notestine, 18, Eudora, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Mustard Seed Fellowship with the Rev. Pieter Willems officiating. Burial will be in Eudora Cemetery. Mr. Notestine died Sunday, April 23, 1995, at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., from injuries received in a one-car accident Saturday in Eudora.
SCHOOL BRINGS IN WRITERS
April 25, 1995
Mystery, rhyme and imagination made up the lesson plan Monday at Baldwin Elementary School. Students were treated to a writer’s workshop featuring 10 professionals from various fields, including novelists, a journalist, a free-lance mystery writer, a poet and an illustrator.
2 TESTIFY IN HOUSE SHOOTING HEARING
April 25, 1995
A Lawrence woman this morning implicated five defendants charged in Douglas County District Court in the March 11 shooting of a southwest Lawrence home. Tracy Cook, 19, the girlfriend of one of the defendants — Jonathan O. Hagans Jr., 18, Topeka — said Hagans told her that he and co-defendants Curtis R. Smith, Deedric O. Hagans, Carlos M. Fonseca and Diana W. Micco all participated in the incident at 2520 Morningside Ct.
BROWNBACK STOPS IN LECOMPTON
April 25, 1995
Rep. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., talked Congress and got a history lesson Monday during a visit to Lecompton. About 80 people turned out for the stop on the freshman congressman’s “Listening Tour,” said Paul Bahnmaier, Republican precinct committee officer in Lecompton.
BOGINA PRESSURES KU GTAS
April 25, 1995
A state senator is putting economic pressure on Kansas University graduate teaching assistants in reaction to formation of a GTA union.
SALINA PARTICPATION SOARED SINCE SPLIT
April 25, 1995
Chuck Culley has been at Salina South since Day One. Culley, the current Cougar boys and girls head track coach, left Salina High (now Salina Central) for South when the school opened 25 years ago.
TWO JAYHAWKS CATCH ON
April 25, 1995
Two Kansas football players who weren’t selected in last weekend’s NFL draft didn’t have to wait long to hook on as free agents. On Monday, the Phoenix Cardinals secured a commitment from safety Kwamie Lassister, and the New York Jets landed outside linebacker Don Davis.
AMBULANCE REPORT
April 25, 1995
The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses: * Work accident, 7:20 a.m. Monday, KPL power station in northwest Lawrence.
ETHEL C. COURTNEY
April 25, 1995
Services for Ethel C. Courtney, 91, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. Dick Todd officiating. Private graveside services will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Courtney died Sunday, April 23, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
ROBERT E. FOX
April 25, 1995
Memorial services for Robert E. Fox, 78, Linwood, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the family farm in Linwood, 15163 198th St. Mr. Fox died Saturday, April 22, 1995, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
April 25, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A van and construction materials valued on a police report at $13,306 were taken from a commercial building under construction in East Hills Business Park. The burglary and theft occurred between 8 p.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. Thursday at Astor Universal, which is under construction, according to reports released today. The items were taken from Harris Construction and Huxtable and Associates, both Lawrence companies.
LAWSUIT THREATENS ROAD
April 25, 1995
A state official expects the South Lawrence Trafficway to encounter another lawsuit.
EARLY RELEASERS
April 25, 1995
Here are the five Lawrence schools that already have early-dismissal programs in place:
ADMISSIONS
April 25, 1995
Margie Lee Skulskie, Lawrence. Dismissals
CALLER WANTS TO PUT BRAKES ON ELDERLY DRIVERS
April 25, 1995
Driving tests can be administered to elderly drivers if a problem is brought to the state’s attention.
SPLITSVILLE SALINA MAKES DO WITH TWO HIGH SCHOOLS
April 25, 1995
Two public high schools in the same city. Sound familiar? It should. In the fall of 1997, that situation is scheduled to occur in Lawrence.
DELORES JOAN CLYMA SHOEMAKER
April 25, 1995
Services for Delores Joan Clyma Shoemaker, 62, Kansas City, Mo., are pending at Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City, Mo. Mrs. Shoemaker died Monday, April 24, 1995, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo.
CLYDE ALFRED BABB
April 25, 1995
Services for Clyde Alfred Babb, 88, Lawrence, are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Babb died today, April 25, 1995, at Colonial Manor nursing home.
KU PROMOTIONS, TENURE RECOMMENDATION LIST
April 25, 1995
The Kansas Board of Regents recently approved a recommended list of faculty for promotions and tenure at Kansas University. Recommendations for promotion or tenure normally originate at the department, school or division level. Reviews of each candidate are made at several levels, including the vice chancellor for academic affairs, the executive vice chancellor and the chancellor, before being forwarded to the regents for consideration.
COOPERATION KEY TO TRADE BALANCE, KU SPEAKER SAYS
April 25, 1995
The United States and Japan must work together to fix each other’s trade problems, a Japanese official said. Hiroshi Hashimoto, minister plenipotentiary for the Japanese embassy in Washington, D.C., spoke Monday night to about 30 people at the Centennial Room, Kansas University Union. His topic: “Japan-U.S. Relationship on the Verge of the 50th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War.”