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MARKETABLE SKILLS
August 8, 1995
Aiming high school students at high-demand careers is only part of the job. A new state study aimed at providing information to guide the career choices of high school students is a good idea, but it only does part of the job.
FIRE CALLS
August 8, 1995
Lawrence firefighters: * Investigated a malfunctioning smoke detector at 9:38 p.m. Monday at 4105 Quail Pointe Ter.
SOUND OFF
August 8, 1995
Will the South Lawrence Trafficway go near Mary’s Lake if the road follows the 31st Street alignment? As now designed, the trafficway would pass within 500 to 600 feet of the lake, said John Pasley, Douglas County’s trafficway project manager. However, the lake would not be visible from the trafficway.
PULSE CHECK
August 8, 1995
Here are questions state auditors are studying about KUMC’s heart transplant program:
IN-LINE SKATING IN A ROLL IN LAWRENCE
August 8, 1995
In-line skaters should follow the rules of the road for pedestrians.
SPORTS TUESDAY ON CHIEFS BY BEDORE
August 8, 1995
It was Sunday, July 30, an off-day for the Chiefs in this quaint college town (Pop. 10,610) located on the banks of the Kinnikinnic and St. Croix rivers. Fortunately, on this hot summer afternoon, the Land of the Cheeseheads had plenty to offer.
DERALD E. HAAS
August 8, 1995
Services for Derald E. Haas, 69, Lawrence, are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Haas died today, Aug. 8, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
SCHOOL BUDGET OVERVIEW
August 8, 1995
Teacher salaries make up about 43 percent of the $43,037,493 in the 1995-96 school budget’s general fund and local option budget.
HOSPITAL REPORT
August 8, 1995
Dismissals Joan Baker, Lawrence; Susan Stephens and baby girl, Baldwin.
LHS GRAD MOVED TO REHABILITATION UNIT
August 8, 1995
Brad Harker, a 1993 Lawrence High School graduate, has been moved to a rehabilitation unit at the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. A hospital spokesman said this morning that Harker, 19, was moved to the specialized unit Monday.
TUESDAY SIDEBAR ON CHIEFS
August 8, 1995
University of Wisconsin-River Falls defensive back Tom Neuman gazed at the practice field and daydreamed about playing football for the Kansas City Chiefs. “I wonder what it would be like out there in the middle of the field. That’s a whole different ballgame,” said Neuman, a native of Miami, Fla., who plays college ball for this NCAA Div. III school, located 27 miles southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
BELL TOWER?
August 8, 1995
To the editor: Upon reading the story in the Journal-World about the impending close-down of the operation of the microwave relay in the Southwestern Bell tower near the Lawrence Public Library, a thought has occurred to me: What would be more appropriate than fitting out the tower with real bells?
DEVELOPMENT LIKELY TO GET NOD FROM CITY
August 8, 1995
A new department store, theater complex and seafood restaurant along South Iowa Street fit within the city’s long-range land-use plans, the city’s planning director said. And that means plans to annex and rezone 20 acres of land near the new SuperTarget should win approval, said Linda Finger, planning director.
CARPET CONTRACT FOR LHS APPROVED
August 8, 1995
Lawrence school board members on Monday approved a contract with Anchor/Mann Enterprises, Lenexa, for $88,874 for carpet in parts of Lawrence High School. The 3,100 yards of carpet will be laid at night starting Sept. 5 and will take about a month to install.
LEAVENWORTH COUNTY FAIR COMES TO LIFE
August 8, 1995
The Leavenworth County Fairgrounds sprang to life this morning as the 69th edition of the Leavenworth County Fair got under way. Youths leading a menagerie of livestock passed vendors preparing food, drink and merchandise for the five-day event.
REPORT ON KUMC DUE SOON
August 8, 1995
Continued from page 1B simultaneously with inquiries by Kansas Atty. Gen. Carla Stovall, a national accrediting agency and a KUMC-appointed task force.
95 FAIR UNDER WAY
August 8, 1995
About 55 youngsters battled scorching temperatures Monday during the first event of the Douglas County Free Fair.
VEHICLE TO LET AGENCIES COORDINATE ON THE GO
August 8, 1995
Through a gift from Hallmark Cards Inc., Douglas County has acquired a new emergency-response tool.
OFFICERS HELP KEEP FAIR RUNNING SMOOTHLY
August 8, 1995
Fair week means hot but enjoyable work for local law officers.
ALEXANDER CREIGHTON
August 8, 1995
Services for Alexander Francis “Sonnie” Creighton, 66, a former Lawrence, Kan., resident, were held at Phoenix Memorial Park here. Mr. Creighton died Thursday, July 27, 1995, at his home in Phoenix.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
August 8, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * Police are investigating the reported theft of $1,380 in stereo equipment and other items between 11:30 p.m. Monday and 2:30 a.m. today from a 1990 Toyota pickup parked in the 2600 block of Moundview. The report did not indicate how entry was made to the vehicle.
RUTH E. DONNER
August 8, 1995
Services for Ruth E. Donner, 86, Oskaloosa, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First Southern Baptist Church, Oskaloosa, with the Rev. Paul Reed officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Oskaloosa. Mrs. Donner died Monday, Aug. 7, 1995, at Hickory Point Care Center, Oskaloosa.
KANSAS UNIVERSITIES TEAM FINISHES FIRST
August 8, 1995
A team of aerospace engineering students and faculty members from Kansas, Kansas State and Wichita State universities recently won first place in a national aircraft-design competition.
SOUND OFF
August 8, 1995
Has KU considered underground parking as an alternative to the garage it is considering building? Rodger Oroke, university director of facilities management, said Kansas University officials were studying design options for a new parking garage.
SOUND OFF
August 8, 1995
What will be a number designation on the South Lawrence Trafficway and who will maintain that road? County Engineer Frank Hempen said the South Lawrence Trafficway will be designated as part of Kansas Highway 10. The road will loop west and south of Lawrence from a new Kansas Turnpike interchange, about five miles west of the West Lawrence exit, until it meets up with K-10 near Noria Road.