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LEONARD HOWARD WOODS
June 20, 1995
Services for Leonard Howard Woods, 86, Greensburg, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church in Greensburg with the Rev. Keith Dellenbach officiating. Mr. Woods died Sunday, June 18, 1995, at Pratt Regional Medical Center.
NEW CULTURE SEEN IN SISTER CITY TRIP
June 20, 1995
Cultural differences were easy for Lawrence students to spot during a recent trip to Japan.
NEW DIRECTOR PLANS TEAM APPROACH
June 20, 1995
Lawrence schools have a new administrator who will provide a vision for special education programs.
RUN AS CHANCELLOR HAD DOWNSIDE, SHANKEL SAYS
June 20, 1995
A former KU chancellor articulates the downside of presiding over the university in 1994-95.
MT. OREAD OPENS SURGERY CENTER
June 20, 1995
Here’s one more thing for the Lawrence Memorial Hospital board to consider as it weighs partnership offers
BILL COLLECTIONS BACK ON LMH AGENDA
June 20, 1995
A done deal must be redone Wednesday by the Lawrence Memorial Hospital board of trustees because too few trustees were present at last month’s vote, rendering it invalid. By the time the board got around to voting May 17 on a contract with a Columbia, Mo., bill-collection company, MC Financial Services, just five of nine board members remained at the meeting. The vote was 5-0.
CLARK COAN
June 20, 1995
Services for Clark Coan, 70, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Virgil Brady officiating. Mr. Coan died Sunday, June 18, 1995, at his home.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
June 20, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 22-year-old Lawrence man told police that a leather jacket and 100 compact discs, valued together at $1,800, were stolen between 7:30 a.m. and 8:15 p.m. Monday from his home in the 500 block of Eldridge. The suspect, a 31-year-old man, had lived at the victim’s residence a short time and allegedly took the items when he moved out. Police have not contacted the suspect.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
June 20, 1995
Ambulance report The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses:
SOUND OFF
June 20, 1995
Is Dick Mann, a KU senior administrator, going to get his 3.5 percent raise immediately? That’s the rumor floating around campus. In short, no.
KU BASKETBALL TO UNVEIL NEW OFFENSE
June 20, 1995
Kansas’ football team won’t be the only KU squad with a new-look offense next season. Jayhawk basketball coach Roy Williams, who suggested there might be some changes following a 67-58 Sweet 16 loss to Virginia, has decided to replace the double-low-post offense with a “high-low passing game and open-court passing game.”
ARCHAEOLOGISTS HOPE TO FIND RARE DIGS AT LAWRENCE SITE
June 20, 1995
A team of archaeologists is looking for artifacts from a century ago near the Union Pacific depot.
SOUND OFF
June 20, 1995
Who can you call to get area lake conditions? There’s no central, 24-hour number, but you can call U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake project sites between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. During the summer, the offices are open seven days a week. The numbers are:
FIRE CALLS
June 20, 1995
Lawrence firefighters: * Responded to a vehicle fire at 12:36 p.m. Monday at 1025 N. Third. Damage was listed at $250.
POLL SAYS DOLE CARRIES KANSAS HANDS DOWN
June 20, 1995
A new statewide poll shows Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., would easily carry Kansas in a presidential race against President Bill Clinton.
S FUN RUNS DONE
June 20, 1995
Bothered by pain in his right knee, Bob Frederick visited specialists last December at the KU Med Center. The diagnosis was impossible for Kansas’ athletic director to comprehend.
SUNFLOWER CABLE EXPANDS NEWS OFFERINGS
June 20, 1995
Sunflower Cablevision on Monday will start offering five-minute local news breaks during the day on cable Channel 16. The breaks will start at 8:54 a.m. and will continue every half-hour until 5:24 p.m., said Dennis Knipfer, Sunflower’s general manager. The segments, called Headline News Local Edition, will be updated at 11:54 a.m. and 2:54 p.m. The breaks will run Monday through Friday.
Poll says Dole carries Kansas hands down
June 20, 1995
A new statewide poll shows Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., would easily carry Kansas in a presidential race against President Bill Clinton.
SOUND OFF
June 20, 1995
What is the pickup schedule for the horse-drawn trolley downtown? The trolley on wheels, pulled by two horses, runs from noon to 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, said Beverly Ray, owner of Kansas Carriage Co. It may start earlier on Saturday, and it may run into the night on either night, Ray said.
SOUND OFF
June 20, 1995
I recently saw traffic counters at the corner of 18th and Vermont and at 17th and Massachusetts. What’s the point of counting traffic when KU is not in session? Those counts are being done by the state, said David Woosley, city traffic engineer. Several divisions of the state transportation department conduct traffic counts within Kansas cities, he said.
FUN SET FOR RUN
June 20, 1995
If you walked into the basement of St. John the Evangelist Church today, the aroma would take you south of the border. Volunteers were hurriedly getting ready for the annual St. John’s Mexican Fiesta, which will be held from 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the church, 1208 Ky.
RANCHER PLOTS MAUSOLEUM SALE
June 20, 1995
For $55,000, you can buy a nice mausoleum that holds 14 with room for more outside.
COMMITTEE BEGINS PROBE INTO KUMC
June 20, 1995
A review panel reviewing the center’s heart transplant program begins its work this week behind closed doors.
Frederick revisits bike wreck
June 20, 1995
One minute, Bob Frederick was pedaling hard on his bicycle, pushing his conditioned 54-year-old body on a muggy, 90-degree day. Moments later, Frederick, Kansas’ athletic director, was on his back in an ambulance, tied to a hard wooden board and heading for Lawrence Memorial Hospital.