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PROJECT NEEDS TAX CREDITS, MORE SUPPORT
August 18, 1995
A new $6.6 million apartment complex planned for northwest Lawrence may not be next to a grocery store, doctor’s office, pharmacy or senior center. Even so, Prairie Commons would include 70 new apartments for low-income elderly residents to take advantage of below-market rents, a clubhouse, spa, walking paths, gardening areas and neighbors like themselves.
SHARKEY
August 18, 1995
Sharkey services Oskaloosa —Services for Bessie M. Sharkey, 89, Oskaloosa, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First United Presbyterian Church in Oskaloosa. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa.
SCHOOL CLINICS SEEN AS PROGRAM BOOSTER
August 18, 1995
Health officials want to try out immunization clinics in schools.
SOUND OFF
August 18, 1995
Are there plans to fix the landscaping at the Ryan Gray Playground? Yes. The Hillcrest School maintenance committee will gear up once school starts next week, said Bob Arevalo, principal at the school, 1045 Hilltop Dr. The playground, which is on school grounds, will be assessed and any repairs or maintenance will be taken care of, Arevalo said.
SOUND OFF
August 18, 1995
How are vehicles such as school buses, which cannot turn right on red, supposed to activate stoplights if the detection devices aren’t installed in the right-hand lane? Terese Gorman, city engineer, said she was aware of the problem a single school bus faces at 33rd and Iowa streets, where no “detector loops” are installed in the right-turn lane for traffic turning south onto Iowa.
OFFERS ADVICE FOR KU DRIVERS
August 18, 1995
Finding a good student parking spot at KU can be confusing — and costly — for the inattentive.
SCHOOL PROVIDE FREE MEALS
August 18, 1995
Lawrence schools again will participate in programs that provide free or reduced-price meals and milk to children whose families meet income guidelines. To apply for the programs, pick up a form in the principal’s office of your child’s school.
FRESHMEN HANDED TORCH ON KU TRADITIONS NIGHT
August 18, 1995
Freshman Billy Marshall now carries the torch for the family. Marshall, a fifth-generation Jayhawk from Salina, represented all new Kansas University students on Thursday when he participated in the passing of the torch ceremony at Memorial Stadium.
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August 18, 1995
An outline of KU’s transportation services was presented Thursday as part of Hawk Week.
PAUL A. FALLS
August 18, 1995
Graveside services for Paul A. Falls, 78, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth. Mr. Falls died Thursday, Aug. 17, 1995, at his home.
S WILDERNESS CENTER DRAWS NATIONAL ATTENTION
August 18, 1995
Marion Springs Elementary School has been chosen to display a school project in a national education fair.
CHALLENGES POSED IN TEACHER CONVOCATION
August 18, 1995
For the first time in three years, Lawrence public school teachers and staff gathered this morning for a start-of-school convocation. As school board President John Tacha watched about 900 educators filter into the Lied Center, he said he was impressed with the amount of energy they represent.
BLOTTER
August 18, 1995
Law enforcement report Ambulance report
HOSPITAL REPORT
August 18, 1995
Dismissals Katie Boge and baby girl, Lawrence; Janette Kroeger and baby boy, Lawrence; Linda Costa and baby boy, Lawrence; Shelly Wright, Lawrence.
SOUND OFF
August 18, 1995
Why is school starting Aug. 22 when it used to start after Labor Day? The last time school started after Labor Day was 1991, according to Bonnie Dunham, communications coordinator for Lawrence public schools.
REITZ WRITES KU FOOTBALL BOOK
August 18, 1995
Everything you wanted to know and more about the 1994 Kansas football season is available in book form. Joe Reitz, a KU professor of business and free-lance author, was given access to every practice, meeting, strategy session as well as every player, coach and staff member during the ‘94 campaign.
BLOTTER
August 18, 1995
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
FRIDAY BEDORE COLUMN
August 18, 1995
Kansas basketball players Raef LaFrentz and Jerod Haase will be nowhere near campus on Monday when classes begin on Mt. Oread. LaFrentz, a human biology major, will be in France until late August playing for the NIT all-stars. Haase, a business administration major, will be in Japan until Sept. 2, playing in the World University Games.
REGENT MAILLIARD TO STEP DOWN
August 18, 1995
A member of the Kansas Board of Regents, which has jurisdiction over Kansas University, is planning to resign, the Journal-World has learned. Karen Mailliard, Leawood, is vice president of human resources for Sprint. She was appointed to the nine-member board in January 1994.
JIM MOORE FEATURE
August 18, 1995
At the time, it wasn’t so funny. Today, Jim Moore can look back and laugh about his first play in a Kansas football uniform. Inserted into the Western Carolina game as a wide-eyed freshman two seasons ago, Moore tripped and fell as the ball was snapped.