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CARL R. WILLIAMS
May 12, 1995
Services for Carl R. Williams, 70, Eudora, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Southern Baptist Church here with the Rev. Tim Hartford officiating. Burial will be in the Eudora Cemetery. Mr. Williams died Wednesday, May 10, 1995, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Leavenworth.
GREGORY A. PERICO
May 12, 1995
Services for Gregory A. Perico, 37, Lecompton, will be held at a later date at the Brann Farm near Pomona. Mr. Perico died Thursday, May 11, 1995, at his home.
POST OFFICE, UNITED WAY TEAM UP IN FOOD DRIVE
May 12, 1995
The postman will ring twice Saturday
FIRE CALLS
May 12, 1995
Lawrence firefighters: * Extinguished a vehicle fire at 2 p.m. Thursday at 1345 Tenn. Firefighters said a Jeep caught fire when fuel leaked on the manifold.
SHOTS FIRED AT LOCAL CAR
May 12, 1995
A 25-year-old Lawrence man escaped serious injury early this morning when several shots were fired into his vehicle as he was driving near 25th and Louisiana. Police said two suspects, a 20-year-old Lawrence man and a 16-year-old Lawrence boy, were apprehended by police about 2:15 a.m. today in the 2500 block of Cimarron. Both remained in custody this morning, the adult in the Douglas County Jail and the juvenile in the Northeast Kansas Regional Juvenile Detention Center, in connection with several charges, including criminal discharge of a firearm into an occupied vehicle.
HEART WOES
May 12, 1995
State legislators, Kansas Atty. Gen. Carla Stovall and Kansas University officials are looking into allegations that:
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
May 12, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * Police are investigating a report that two videocasette recorders and other items were stolen between 6:25 p.m. Thursday and 12:15 a.m. today from a residence in the 800 block of East 13th. Entry was gained by forcing open a rear door. The value of the items was estimated at $1,113.
POLICE STILL SEEK LEADS IN RASH OF BURGLARIES
May 12, 1995
Police said this morning they are following some leads but need additional information about an aggravated burglary Wednesday night in which two Lawrence residents were confronted and restrained by two unknown intruders. Police Sgt. Rick Nickell said the incident in the 500 block of Canyon Drive has been added to a list of cases being investigated by a 10-member burglary task force of police patrol officers and detectives.
MURDEROUS THUG AMONG TOP NAMES
May 12, 1995
What’s in a name? The Lawrence school board is asking students for feedback on this narrowed list of proposed names for the city’s new high school, scheduled to open in 1997:
LHS GOLF
May 12, 1995
Ten-foot birdie putts can be a little spooky. Just ask Dave Tacha. “I had six birdie putts within 10 feet and didn’t make any,” Tacha divulged after the Lawrence Invitational/Sunflower League golf tournament Thursday at Alvamar. “That really eats away at you. I think I’m in the Twilight Zone when I’m putting.”
LIBRARY GOES HIGH-TECH
May 12, 1995
Linwood Community Library officials are showing residents around the library’s new computer — the only one in town available to the general public.
ENGINEERING STUDENT GETS DIPLOMA AFTER DEATH
May 12, 1995
A standout student in engineering and physics will be awarded a posthumous degree during commencement activities.
STILL KEEPING EXTRACTED WISDOM TEETH? YOU ARE NOT ALONE
May 12, 1995
A co-worker’s operation is a reminder that keeping body parts and organs after surgery is a centuries-old custom.
CORRECTION
May 12, 1995
Because of incorrect information provided to the Journal-World, a KU commencement schedule listed an incorrect time for an event. A biological sciences honors program will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Woodruff Auditorium, with a reception to follow in the Jayhawk Room of the Kansas Union.
MARGARET LOREE KING
May 12, 1995
Services for Margaret Loree King, 77, Tecumseh, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Penwell-Gabel Chapel in Topeka. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Mrs. King died Wednesday, May 10, 1995, at a Topeka hospital.
DOUGHERTY BIG BACKER OF BROTHER
May 12, 1995
Nobody was happier to learn of Neil Dougherty’s hiring at Kansas than his sister, Lisa, the sixth-leading scorer in Jayhawk women’s basketball history. “I was chanting, ‘Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk,’” said Lisa, now a 28-year-old physical therapist who lives in Baton Rouge, La.
E-MAIL CARRIES MESSAGES OF HOPELOVE
May 12, 1995
Electronic mail is shaping a new neighborhood that is helping families affected by the Oklahoma City bombing come to grips with the tragedy.
FIRE CALLS
May 12, 1995
Lawrence firefighters: * Responded to a false alarm at 10:19 a.m. Wednesday at Sallie Mae, 2000 Bluffs Dr.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
May 12, 1995
Ambulance report The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses:
LHS PLAY EXPLORES ISSUES OF DISABILITYINCLUSION
May 12, 1995
A Lawrence High School theater class learns to appreciate the policy of inclusion through a new play. The students will perform “Resolutions” at 2 p.m. Saturday in the LHS auditorium.
EARTH TURNED FOR 2ND HIGH SCHOOL
May 12, 1995
`This says that … as a community, we are willing to grow,’ Bob Johnson said during groundbreaking ceremonies Thursday for Lawrence’s second high school.
DISMISSALS
May 12, 1995
Carol Lalicker and baby boy, Lawrence; Lisa King, Lawrence. Births