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HEMENWAY OFF TO SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS
June 6, 1995
Robert Hemenway will likely pass up a great chance today to visit the Dalton Gang Hideout and Museum near Meade. Long-deceased gunfighters won’t be the primary concern during his first trek to southwestern Kansas since becoming chancellor at Kansas University.
RUMBAUGH SERVICES
June 6, 1995
Services for Gordon M. Rumbaugh, 82, Oskaloosa, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett Funeral Home here with the Rev. George Lovely officiating. Burial will be in Buster Cemetery, northeast of Perry. Mr. Rumbaugh died Sunday, June 4, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
ROGER CARL GREGG
June 6, 1995
Services for Roger Carl Gregg, 61, Lawrence, will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Central United Methodist Church with the Rev. Noel Stephens officiating. Additional services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, Smith Center, with the Rev. Jack Kersenbrock officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Smith Center, with the Norton IOOF Lodge conducting honors. Mr. Gregg died Monday, June 5, 1995, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center, Topeka.
SIGNS SOON TO DIRECT KU MUSEUMGOERS
June 6, 1995
New signs will go up soon on area highways to direct travelers to Kansas University’s museums.
KU, LAWRENCE DELEGATES HEAD TO STATE PAGEANT
June 6, 1995
Kansas University and Lawrence will be well-represented this week during the Miss Kansas Scholarship Pageant in Pratt. Five KU students are among the 20 contestants competing for the title of Miss Kansas, which will be awarded at the conclusion of the pageant Saturday night. And two of those five are from Lawrence.
MOM, SON SHARE CITIZENSHIP HONOR
June 6, 1995
Julie Brumley told her son the story of the dilemma she faced her first year in Lawrence. The year was 1974. She was in ninth grade, just as he was this year. She would take roll. Two girls planned to skip class, and they asked her to mark them present on the roll sheet.
DELAY REBUILDING PLAN
June 6, 1995
A local property owner’s attempts to replace a commercial building that was gutted by fire have frustrated him.
FIRE CALLS
June 6, 1995
Lawrence firefighters: * Responded to a false alarm caused by a system malfunction at 7:51 a.m. Monday at 947 Mass.
SOUND OFF
June 6, 1995
It’s my understanding that the city commission has development plans that stretch to Clinton Dam. Is this true? How can I find out what’s in these plans? The city’s preliminary ideas for using 1,515 acres of land near the dam are detailed in a document available in the city’s parks and recreation office at city hall.
COUNTY BUILDINGS SECURE ENOUGH, COMMISSIONER SAYS
June 6, 1995
One county commissioner already has given thumbs-down to a proposal for beefed up courthouse security.
CLARENCE W. BEIGHTEL JR.
June 6, 1995
Services for Clarence Wilbur Beightel Jr., 82, Holton, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will be in Olive Hill Cemetery west of Holton. Mr. Beightel died Sunday, June 4, 1995, at his home.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
June 6, 1995
Ambulance report The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses:
OFFICERS APPROVE CONTRACT
June 6, 1995
Lawrence police officers approved a two-year work agreement Monday that would give them 3 percent annual pay increases and new dental insurance coverage. The agreement, which would go into effect Jan. 1, awaits approval tonight from Lawrence city commissioners, who tentatively approved the agreement last month during negotiations.
IRENE BELLE STOKES ARBUCKLE
June 6, 1995
Graveside services for Irene Belle Stokes Arbuckle, 87, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Geneva Cemetery here with the Rev. Warren Hett officiating. Mrs. Arbuckle died Sunday, June 4, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
SOUND OFF
June 6, 1995
How many junk cars can be parked in a yard in the county? And why doesn’t Wayne Kellum take action when a complaint is made? If a property owner has two or more wrecked or broken-down vehicles in his yard and isn’t legally operating a salvage yard, Kellum, the Douglas County zoning and codes enforcer, said he will ask that the cars be removed. If the property owner fails to comply, the matter may be turned over to the Douglas County District Attorney, who can institute legal action.
DISMISSALS
June 6, 1995
Ronda Consolver and baby girl, Lawrence; Tracey McElmurry and baby girl, Lawrence. Births
S TOP SURGEON TAPPED FOR KUMC
June 6, 1995
Six days into his tenure, KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway selects the U.S. Navy’s top doctor to head the KU Medical Center.
BOYS STATE PROGRAM LIKELY TO STAY AT KSU
June 6, 1995
A Boys State official says the organization is happy with Kansas State University.
MONROE LIVING HIS DREAM
June 6, 1995
Darryl Monroe’s story is almost a little too all-American, draped in red, white and blue and chock full of apple pie and Rockwellian sentiment. It’s syrupy sweet, an overwritten Hollywood script come to life.
CAMPAIGN RUNS NOT ALWAYS GOOD, GIRLS STATERS TOLD
June 6, 1995
A state legislator talks pantyhose, not equality.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
June 6, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * Police are investigating a reported aggravated burglary between 12:55 a.m. and 1:08 a.m. today at a residence in the 1900 block of Massachusetts. A 46-year-old man told police that the occupants of the home were awakened by the sound of an audible alarm. Upon checking the residence, they discovered entry had been made through a kitchen window and that someone had left through a back door. Nothing was reported missing.
96
June 6, 1995
Douglas County commissioners will discuss goals and objectives for 1996 when they meet at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday in the Douglas County Courthouse, 11th and Massachusetts streets. Commissioner Jim Chappell suggested the goal session in conjunction with preparation of next year’s budget. The commission will approve the 1996 budget in August.
MONROE GETS EDUCATION ON ROAD
June 6, 1995
Just three credit hours short of a Kansas University degree in human biology, Darryl Monroe is getting a first-rate education on the road. He learns about geography traveling the highways and byways back East. He picks up a thing or two about entomology, courtesy of the “sand fleas” that swarm in Savannah, Ga. And his conversational Spanish is improving, thanks to a strong Dominican presence on the Fayetteville (N.C.) Generals.
DEVEREAUX SERVICES
June 6, 1995
Graveside services for Vera Elsie Hoskinson Devereaux, 100, Kansas City, Kan., will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Vinland Cemetery. Mrs. Devereaux died Monday, June 5, 1995, at Providence Place in Kansas City, Kan.
June 6, 1995
A KU senior hopes a summer trip to China will be the first of many.
EXPANSION PLAN DELAYEDWEEK
June 6, 1995
A rezoning request for Patchen Electric & Industrial Supply Inc. likely will face scrutiny from Lawrence city commissioners June 13.