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Archive for Saturday, June 24, 1995

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$10,000 LOTTERY TICKET
June 24, 1995
sold in Lawrence A Lawrence resident who plunked down $2 last week for an instant-win lottery ticket is $10,000 richer.
CHECKPOINTS TARGET DRUNK DRIVING
June 24, 1995
Law enforcement agencies and MADD hope to reduce the number of drunken-driving accidents.
CORRECTION
June 24, 1995
Because of an editor’s error, a retiring Kansas University employee was misidentified in a headline in Friday’s Journal-World. June Kautz is office supervisor for the KU placement office.
CITY DELIVERS ON TAX CUT
June 24, 1995
The tax cut, as previously promised, would help offset the increase brought on by building Lawrence’s second high school.
UNION STATION
June 24, 1995
A group of KU architecture students is documenting a Kansas City landmark as part of a historic buildings program.
GROUP PLANS DAY TO FORGIVE, GO FORWARD
June 24, 1995
National Forgiveness Day gives people a chance to restore positive energy to relationships, the event’s founder says.
SATURDAY COLUMN
June 24, 1995
Earlier this week, a representative of an industrial planning company visited with this writer about Lawrence, its future and opportunities, its needs and what might be its drawbacks. This writer’s response, which was quick and easy, pointed out the many advantages the Lawrence area enjoys, such as its geographical location, the presence of Kansas University, a good supply of water, major highway and rail connections and numerous other features.
HOSPITAL REPORT
June 24, 1995
Births Amy Albright and Doug Davison, Baldwin, a girl, Friday.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
June 24, 1995
District court Criminal case proceedings
T TAKE A SUMMER VACATION
June 24, 1995
Don’t forgetto take the time-honored burglary-prevention steps before leaving town.
KUMC TO OPEN OUTPATIENT CENTER
June 24, 1995
The clinical practice organization at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., announced Thursday the purchase of a former 18-acre psychiatric facility in Shawnee to provide outpatient care services to clients. The former Cedar Ridge facility, at Interstate 435 and Midland Road, was acquired by Kansas University Physicians Inc. (KUPI) from Sun Health of Albuquerque, N.M.
AVAILABILITY OF STATE FUNDING FOCUS OF K-STATE DEGREE DEBATE
June 24, 1995
It seems turf wars between the two largest state universities in Kansas are as old as the study of Earth. The latest clash between Kansas University and Kansas State University involves a proposal from K-State to begin offering a doctoral program in geography.
75 RETURNS FOR LOOK BACK AT LHS
June 24, 1995
The top song of the year was “Love Will Keep Us Together” by the Captain and Tennille, while Jack Nicholson’s performance in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” won Academy Awards. It was 1975, and as Vietnam fell to the Communists half a world away, about 550 students were getting ready to graduate from Lawrence High School.
HIGH SCHOOL NAME UP FOR FINAL OK
June 24, 1995
The public will have one last chance to pitch in its two cents Monday before the Lawrence school board makes the final decision on a name for the second Lawrence high school. Lawrence Free State High School got the initial nod from the board two weeks ago, grabbing national attention. USA Today ran the item as a brief in its regional edition.
SOUND OFF
June 24, 1995
Why at the corner of 15th and Iowa since they’re doing major construction at the intersection isn’t there a police officer there directing traffic so it doesn’t back up so far? The police department doesn’t have sufficient manpower to routinely direct traffic at road construction projects, said Police Sgt. Rick Nickell. He suggested that once motorists learn of major projects, they either select alternate routes or allow additional time to account for traffic delays caused by the construction.
SOUND OFF
June 24, 1995
I plan to do some digging in my yard. What are the companies I should check with first? And is there any cost for them to mark where the underground lines run? By state law, any company that has wires, pipes, cables or anything else running underground is required to register with a company called Kansas One-Call. As the name implies, it’s the organization you need to call first. The number is 1-800-344-7233.
HARRELL L. CONLEY
June 24, 1995
Memorial services for Harrell L. Conley, 54, Kansas City, Mo., will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Mount Moriah and Freeman Chapel here. Mr. Conley died Thursday, June 22, 1995, at St. Joseph Health Center.
MALISSA CYNTHIA BLYTHE
June 24, 1995
Services for Malissa Cynthia Blythe, 89, McLouth, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church here with the Rev. Scott Berry officiating. Burial will be in McLouth Cemetery. Mrs. Blythe died Friday, June 23, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 5, 1905, in Polk County, Mo., the daughter of Abraham Lincoln and Eva Franey Jenkins.
SOUND OFF
June 24, 1995
The alley roadway behind the 500 block of Wisconsin street is in horrendous shape. Recent heavy rains have washed away most of the surface, leaving huge potholes and a large ravine down the middle of it. Who should we contact to get it fixed? Call the city’s public works department at 832-3031.