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FAIR WEEK
August 7, 1995
There’s plenty going on at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds in Lawrence and the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds in Tonganoxie this week — something for everyone, and most of it is free! The Douglas County Free Fair, which opens today, is just one of many entertainment activities competing for residents’ attention these days. But it offers some unique opportunities that you won’t find anywhere else in the county this week.
MURPHY HANGS ON AT VFW
August 7, 1995
The heat and humidity were oppressive Sunday at Loch Lloyd Country Club, but compared with the play of Bob Murphy and Jim Colbert, the weather was downright chilly. Colbert, playing one group ahead of Murphy, fired an 8-under-par 62, giving him a three-day score of 14-under 196, exactly what he won with last year. Colbert’s play meant that Murphy needed his second straight 63 for a 195 and the VFW Senior Championship.
SOUND OFF
August 7, 1995
I’m a faculty member at the university. The Adams Center does not serve the faculty and staff as a true faculty club. Is it true that KU is one of the very few universities in the country that does not have a true faculty club? “We do cater to faculty and staff at KU,” said Bryan Greve, Learned Club manager at Kansas University Alumni Association, 1266 Oread.
MARGARET C. SARICKS
August 7, 1995
Private inurnment services for Margaret “Peg” C. Saricks, 77, Lawrence, will be at Pioneer Cemetery. Mrs. Saricks died Saturday, Aug. 5, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
AREA PAROLE HEARINGS SLATED
August 7, 1995
The Kansas Parole Board has scheduled public comment sessions on inmates who are entitled to a parole hearing during the month of September. The following inmates who were convicted in Douglas County will be eligible for parole:
STUDY GAUGES 2000 JOB MARKET
August 7, 1995
A state study to be unveiled this fall will help steer high school students into the jobs that will be available in the next century.
MEMORIAL ESTABLISHED FOR KU GRADUATE
August 7, 1995
A memorial fund is being established for a Kansas University law school graduate who was killed in a plane crash last month. Nancy Dunlap, a 1993 KU law graduate, died July 10 when her plane went down in Arkansas.
MYRTLE E. LEWIS
August 7, 1995
Services for Myrtle E. Lewis, 89, Baldwin, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Baldwin with the Rev. Kirby C. Hayes officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Baldwin. Mrs. Lewis died Friday, Aug. 4, 1995, at Orchard Lane Nursing Facility in Baldwin.
SURVEY IDS PROTECTED SPECIES ON K-10
August 7, 1995
Chirping crickets actually could help spur development along Kansas Highway 10, a Kansas University biologist said. Several protected species of plants and animals — including Mead’s milkweed and prairie mole crickets — deserve special attention when considering new construction along the highway between Lawrence and Kansas Highway 7, said Craig Freeman, assistant scientist for the Kansas Biological Survey.
COUNTY ADJUSTS BUDGET
August 7, 1995
Douglas County commissioners tweaked their 1996 budget this morning, to make it conform to state law. Commissioners approved a draft budget that puts $4.56 million in projected sales tax revenues into the county general fund, rather than into a separate fund.
COUNTY OKS ADVANCE VOTING
August 7, 1995
Don’t want to venture to the polls but still want to do your civic duty? Beginning with elections in 1996, Kansas voters will be able to vote in advance — no questions asked.
SOUND OFF
August 7, 1995
How did hot dogs get their name? Grilled franks in a split roll were first served around the turn of the century by concessionaire Harry Stevens, according to the Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
August 7, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 34-year-old man told police that between 11 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday someone stole an $1,800 mountain bike from his unlocked garage in the 2800 block of Atchison. There are no suspects.
S MOUNDAY SECOND
August 7, 1995
As a Kansas University heptathlete, Amber Mounday has become a natural at multi-event sports. She put her versatility to good use on Sunday at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Triathlon at Lone Star Lake.
FAIR VOLUNTEERS HEAR CURTAIN CALL
August 7, 1995
Dozens of volunteers were using elbow grease inside and out this morning in preparation for the 1995 Douglas County Free Fair.
LMH TRIATHLON RESULTS
August 7, 1995
Triathlon Sunday at Lone Star Lake
KU PROF STILL BACKS A-BOMBING
August 7, 1995
A documentary that airs Tuesday night examines a retired KU professor’s involvement in World War II.
HOSPITAL REPORT
August 7, 1995
Births Dennis and Cindi Long, Lawrence, a boy, Saturday.
SOUND OFF
August 7, 1995
It’s just a guess, but I would think Church, Main and School are the most popular street names in the United States. Can you verify? Sorry, but none of your picks even makes the top 10.
S ROTTEN IN DOWNTOWN LAWRENCE
August 7, 1995
Here’s bad news for local trade boosters
LMH TRIATHLON RESULTS
August 7, 1995
Triathlon Sunday at Lone Star Lake