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SCHOOL BOARD SETS
March 31, 1995
special meeting Monday The Lawrence school board will hold a special closed-door session Monday to discuss a personnel matter. The meeting begins at 5:45 p.m. Monday in the All-American Room at Adams Alumni Center, 1266 Oread.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
March 31, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * Police are investigating a report that computer equipment was stolen between 5 p.m. Thursday and 1:45 a.m. today from a residence in the 500 block of Greystone. Entry to the residence was gained by prying open a rear window. The total value of the property was listed on the report at $3,554. Police have no suspects.
BEDORE COLUMN
March 31, 1995
Jim Harrick says his ears are ringing from the criticism he has endured the past two years at UCLA. Nolan Richardson says there’s a faction at Arkansas out to get him because his college basketball team was “underachieving” earlier this season.
CRIME STOPPERS
March 31, 1995
caller sought Police said this morning they would like Crime Stoppers caller J1234 to recontact police.
IN HIGH SCHOOL
March 31, 1995
Lawrence native Kerry Altenbernd wants a one-high school atmosphere to remain more than a fond memory.
HOSPITAL REPORT
March 31, 1995
Admissions Timothy Phillips, Lawrence.
COALITION AIMS TO REFOCUS SENATE
March 31, 1995
KU students Kim Cocks and David Stevens are candidates for student body president. Cocks’ top goal is reshaping Student Senate into a strong student advocacy outfit.
HUGH STURDY
March 31, 1995
Services are pending for Hugh R. Sturdy, 87, Ottawa, at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Baldwin. Mr. Sturdy, formerly of the Vinland area, died today, March 31, 1995, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa.
ATTRIBUTES
March 31, 1995
Bonnie Augustine takes a shot at politics in Tuesday’s Lawrence City Commission election.
March 31, 1995
Services were scheduled today for the son of a former Douglas County sheriff who was killed in an accident Wednesday.
SOUND OFF
March 31, 1995
What are the shorter, flowering white trees that are in bloom in Watson Park? Yoshino cherry trees. Crystal Miles, the city’s landscape supervisor, said they were planted as part of a sister city project with Lawrence’s sister city in Japan, Hiratsuka. Later, crab apple trees will bloom in the park, she said.
COLLEGE SHRINE NAMES KISH
March 31, 1995
Bernie Kish, director of ticket operations at Kansas since 1992, has been appointed director of the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Ind. The $14 million museum, currently under construction, is scheduled to open in August.
AYCOCK KODAK PICK
March 31, 1995
Angela Aycock became just the second Kansas women’s basketball player named a Kodak All-American when she joined the elite group today. KU’s only other Kodak All-American was Lynette Woodard, who was a four-time selection from 1978-81.
SOUND OFF
March 31, 1995
Does the city treat its parks for weeds? I live next to a city park and it’s full of weeds and I can’t keep them out of my yard. The city will perform spot treatments, said Crystal Miles, the city’s landscape supervisor. If you have a complaint, Miles said, call the parks and forestry office, 832-3009, or the main parks department, 832-3450.
DIFFERENT GROUPS HOLD VARIED OUTLOOKS ON HIGHER EDUCATION
March 31, 1995
A member of the Kansas Board of Regents met with KU faculty and staff to discuss higher education issues.
WILFRED H. PINE
March 31, 1995
Services for Wilfred H. Pine, 83, Manhattan, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church here. Burial will be at Sunrise Cemetery. Mr. Pine died Thursday, March 30, 1995, at Meadowlark Hills Health Care Unit.
MAMIE SKAGGS
March 31, 1995
Services for Mamie Irene Skaggs, 94, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Oak Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Ron Goodman will officiate. She died Thursday, March 30, 1995, at Valley View Care Home in Lawrence.
KATHLEEN SUFFRON
March 31, 1995
Services for Kathleen Opal Suffron, 73, Lawrence, will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Chapel with the Rev. Julia Wharff officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Pomona. Mrs. Suffron died today, March 31, 1995, at her home.
OPTIONS LIMITED
March 31, 1995
Since Douglas County employees can’t appeal, a county commission vote rejecting their request to hold a union election will be the final word on the issue. “Our only two options we have is to try to elect new commissioners or wait until the local option law gets changed,” a county employee said this morning.
HEALTH FIRST AIRS PLAN
March 31, 1995
Suitors line up to become partners with Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
CENTER WILL ALTER AREA
March 31, 1995
The city’s largest recreation center will be built in Centennial Park. Eloise Kerr just doesn’t want it in her front yard. For 41 years, Kerr has enjoyed a clear view of the park’s green grass and sledding hill, and she isn’t looking forward to a giant recreational complex spoiling the country flavor of her urban home.
SOUND OFF
March 31, 1995
My friend and I are both 14. Why can’t you work if you’re younger than 14? And why can’t you work later than 7 p.m. if you’re 14? Both federal and Kansas law prohibit children under the age of 14 from working in most jobs, although there are a few exceptions, said Craig Liskey, supervisor of employment standards in the Kansas Department of Human Resources.
KUMC SEARCH REOPENS
March 31, 1995
KU’s new chancellor won’t rush the hiring of a top administrator for the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.