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SOUND OFF
January 28, 1995
We got a water bill for exactly 8,000 gallons this past month. How accurate are the meter readings? What’s the average usage per Lawrence household? And what is the range? Meters are 100 percent accurate when they leave the factory, but after years of use some lose their accuracy, said Kevin Hiskey, the city’s assistant finance director.
MAN DIES IN ACCIDENT
January 28, 1995
A 74-year-old Douglas County man died at midday Friday when his car collided with a semi-tractor trailer rig in the 2800 block of Haskell. Police Sgt. Rick Nickell identified the victim as Paul A. Tuley, 1016 E. 1700 Road. Nickell said Tuley died at the scene of the accident, which occurred about 12:45 p.m. The driver of the truck, Roger L. Bracket, 45, Shawnee, was uninjured.
KU WILL HOST SUMMER JOB FAIR
January 28, 1995
Attention students who need a job this summer: An internship/summer employment fair will be held next week at Kansas University. The fifth-annual fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Kansas Union Ballroom. About 70 employers will be present, ranging from local temporary services to government agencies to multinational corporations.
KU LETS PARKING PLAN IDLE
January 28, 1995
Administrators are dropping an immediate push for long-range parking plans, following a red light in university governance.
KU PROFESSOR PLANS PROFESSIONAL TOUR
January 28, 1995
John Nalbandian will tell officials beginning next week that teamwork between elected officials and staffers is the key to efficient government.
MARVIN L. WHITE
January 28, 1995
Funeral services for Marvin L. White, 82, Ottawa, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church here with the Rev. Michael Mullen officiating. A graveside service with military honors will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Ottawa. Mr. White died Thursday, Jan. 26, 1995, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa. He was born March 5, 1912, in Whitewater, the son of Warren L. White and Nina Yokum.
LAVERNE D. PENCE
January 28, 1995
Services for Laverne D. Pence, 88, Ottawa, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church here with Edward A. Baxter officiating. A private family interment ceremony will be at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Mrs. Pence died Thursday, Jan. 26, 1995, at the Ottawa Retirement Village.
ANNA ELIZABETH DENHOLM
January 28, 1995
Funeral services for Anna Elizabeth Denholm, 95, Tonganoxie, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the first Congregational Church here with the Rev. Robert Kasper officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie. Mrs. Denholm died Thursday, Jan. 26, 1995, at the Eudora Nursing Center.
SHANKEL FOR CHANCELLOR
January 28, 1995
The interim KU chancellor could be able to shed the word “interim” from his title.
TRIAL FEATURES MARIJUANA EXPERT
January 28, 1995
A marijuana researcher says a mistake by investigators increased the yield of marijuana two Lawrence-area residents are charged with harvesting.
RETIREES PROTEST PENSION TAX PLAN
January 28, 1995
Representatives of retired faculty and classified employees at Kansas University say they oppose a bill before the Kansas Senate that would tax all retirement benefits.
FREE PARKING A LOT OF SUCCESS
January 28, 1995
Parking is free on weeknights at the Lawrence Riverfront Plaza Factory Outlets.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
January 28, 1995
District court Criminal case proceedings
SATURDAY COLUMN
January 28, 1995
Most candidates seeking the United States presidency pledge to run a squeaky clean operation and to change the common policy of hiring friends, cronies or boyhood buddies who were helpful in the campaign to become inner-White House confidantes. They are going to seek out only the best to serve in high positions. They also are quick to point out situations of any incumbent administration where there have been embarrassments because of unethical or illegal practices by those close to the president. If elected, they promise, they’ll clean up and eliminate such past behavior.
FRANCES LOUISE HARRIS
January 28, 1995
Funeral services for Frances Louise Harris, 88, of Shaker Heights, Ohio, are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence. She died Friday, Jan. 27, 1995, in Shaker Heights. She formerly lived in Lawrence. Survivors include a son, Alan, of Cleveland.
HOSPITAL REPORT
January 28, 1995
Births Shawn and Lisa Smith, Baldwin, a girl, Friday.
SOUND OFF
January 28, 1995
Why do I see city trucks out in the country? George Williams, the city’s public works director, listed several possibilities: trucks heading to the Kansas River levee, which extends into Leavenworth County; trucks hauling rock from N.R. Hamm Quarry Inc., north of town; trucks traveling to and from the city landfill, also north of town; or trucks going to the city’s water intake at Clinton Lake.
MABLE HEGEMAN
January 28, 1995
Funeral services for Mable Hegeman, 98, Lawrence, are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. She died Friday, Jan. 27, 1995, at the Eudora Nursing Center.