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COMMISSIONERS CONTINUE ROAD RULES DEBATE
April 11, 1996
After discussing the philosophical quandaries of rural land-use planning, Douglas County commissioners said Wednesday that they need time to ponder proposed changes in private road regulations. “I think this particular issue makes that road we’re trying to build out south look pretty easy,” Commissioner Jim Chappell said, referring to the embattled South Lawrence Trafficway.
HALLMARK SUPPORTS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM
April 11, 1996
Hallmark Cards Inc. has donated $5,000 toward establishment of a preschool program next year at East Heights School. The preschool would serve children who are at risk of having difficulty once they reach kindergarten.
ROCK FROM OVERPASS SHATTERS WINDSHIELD
April 11, 1996
A Colorado pickup truck’s windshield was smashed Wednesday night by a rock thrown from the Michigan Street overpass above the Kansas Turnpike. The Kansas Turnpike Authority said the rock was dropped onto the westbound pickup’s windshield about 7:15 p.m. The rock bounced off the windshield, which was cracked, but not destroyed, and still serviceable. The driver and his two young sons weren’t injured.
LMH GETS $1 MILLION GIFT
April 11, 1996
Lawrence Memorial Hospital will receive its largest private donation ever from the estate of a former Lawrence couple. The hospital announced the $1 million gift from the estates of Karl and Una Kreider Wednesday night during an invitation-only reception to show off its new building. The hospital’s new rehabilitation center is named for the Kreiders.
LMH TO UNVEIL LATEST ADDITIONS
April 11, 1996
The bulk of Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s four-year expansion project is nearly complete. Patients have been using the hospital’s new main entrance, facing Arkansas Street, since January.
LEILA M. TORNEDEN
April 11, 1996
Memorial services for Leila M. Torneden, 72, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Inurnment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Cremation is planned. Mrs. Torneden died Tuesday, April 10, 1996, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
LUX POWERS TONGIE
April 11, 1996
Not long after he had slugged two three-run homers against Perry-Lecompton, Tonganoxie catcher Kyle Lux was trotting around the bases wearing his chest protector and shin guards. What’s going on here?
SESSION SHARES IDEAS FOR QUALITY KU PROVOST
April 11, 1996
A KU committee got a little help identifying qualities of a university provost.
HEARING RESCHEDULED IN STANDOFF CASE
April 11, 1996
A preliminary hearing has been rescheduled for a Jefferson County man arrested last month after an armed standoff with authorities. The hearing for Fred Wilbur, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has been postponed until 10:30 a.m. May 6.
CLINTON PARKWAY SECTION REBUILT
April 11, 1996
Motorists who have been dodging orange barrels on the west end of Clinton Parkway for the past six months will find the road easier to navigate. The westernmost half-mile of Clinton Parkway, which was rebuilt as part of South Lawrence Trafficway construction, is now open. Sidewalks also are in place and the detour has been removed.
CITY SIDEWALK FUND SUGGESTED AT MEETING
April 11, 1996
Paying city utility bills by credit card is one of many ideas pitched to Lawrence city commissioners on Wednesday.
WORSTER ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY
April 11, 1996
Planning for the impact of growth is a prime concern of the most recent candidate to enter a Douglas County Commission race.
BETH M. BARKYOUMB
April 11, 1996
Graveside services for Beth M. Barkyoumb, 75, Tempe, Ariz., will be at 1 p.m. today at Olsburg Cemetery in Olsburg. Mrs. Barkyoumb died Saturday, March 30, 1996, at her home.
ARLEE ROBERTS
April 11, 1996
Services for Arlee Roberts, 71, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Roberts died Tuesday, April 9, 1996, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
SEVEN PLEDGES ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED LUMBER THEFT
April 11, 1996
Seven Kansas University fraternity pledges were arrested after they allegedly stole wood from two construction sites on the west side of the city. Police said the students planned on using the materials to build a structure for a dance.
MATTHEW RAYMOND AND CORRINA JOY CROSSWHITE
April 11, 1996
Services for Matthew Raymond and Corrina Joy Crosswhite, infant son and daughter of Sarah L. Lentz and Darrell D. Crosswhite of Ozawkie, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnett Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Perry. Matthew and Corrina died hours after birth on Monday, April 8, 1996, at St. Luke Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
WELLSVILLE TO EXAMINE SEWAGE LIFT MALFUNCTION
April 11, 1996
Council member Jack Ryburn told the Wellsville City Council Wednesday night that raw sewage might be seeping into a local creek. “I hope I’m wrong, gentlemen,” Ryburn said.
LARRY STEPHENSON
April 11, 1996
Services for Larry Walter Stephenson, 48, Duncan, will be at 2 p.m. today at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel, Duncan. Burial will be at New Velma Cemetery, Velma. Mr. Stephenson died Tuesday, April 9, 1996, at his home.
COUNTY SPEED LIMIT NOW 55
April 11, 1996
The speed limit on all but a small section of two two-lane highways in Douglas County will remain 55 mph, the Kansas Department of Transportation has determined. The Legislature last month raised the speed limit on four-lane and interstate highways to 70 mph. The law required KDOT to determine whether speeds should be increased to 65 mph on two-lane roads.
COLLECTION
April 11, 1996
“America’s Smithsonian” is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week at Bartle Hall, 301 W. 13th St., Kansas City, Mo. The exhibition runs through May 19. Admission is free, but tickets are required for entrance. Same-day admission tickets are distributed only at Kemper Arena Box Office, 1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo. The box office opens at 8:30 a.m. and remains open until that day’s supply is exhausted.
HERBERT THOMPSON
April 11, 1996
Graveside services for Herbert Thompson, 87, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Leavenworth National Cemetery. Mr. Thompson died Monday, April 8, 1996, at the Colonial Manor Home in Lawrence.
GERTIE IRENE WACKER
April 11, 1996
Graveside services for Gertie Irene Wacker, 89, rural Baldwin, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Deay Cemetery, southeast of Eudora. Mrs. Wacker died Wednesday, April 10, 1996, at the Baldwin Care Center.
GLOVER STREAK ENDS
April 11, 1996
As a freshman last year, Baldwin’s Chad Glover won all 30 of his matches on the way to the Class 4A state boys tennis championship. Glover won’t go unbeaten this year.
SMITHSONIAN EXHIBITION DRAWS CROWD
April 11, 1996
A traveling show of art and artifacts is attracting lots of attention in Kansas City.
FOR ROBERTS, VISITING OSKALOOSA LIKE VISITING FAMILY
April 11, 1996
U.S. Rep. Pat Roberts may represent the people of western Kansas, but his roots are in northeast Kansas.
CORRECTION
April 11, 1996
The title and spelling of the name of one of the judges participating in the Moot Court competition at Kansas University were incorrect in Wednesday’s Journal-World. Judge Jerry Elliott sits on the Kansas Court of Appeals. In addition, the team of Kristie Orme and Kami Patterson was honored for the best written brief at the competition.
CORRECTION
April 11, 1996
The Tobacco Express store, 2104 W. 25th, was not involved in a Feb. 3 sting operation conducted by the Kansas attorney general’s office as reported in Tuesday’s Journal-World. Five businesses in Lawrence were caught in the operation.
NEL MOLLESTON
April 11, 1996
Services for Nel Marie Molleston, 99, Oskaloosa, are pending at Barnett Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Oskaloosa. Ms. Molleston died Wednesday, April 10, 1996, at Presbyterian Manor Care Center in Topeka.
BIGAMY ALLEGATION HEARING POSTPONED
April 11, 1996
A preliminary hearing for Glen Hazelwood, a former Lawrence police officer charged with bigamy, has been rescheduled for Tuesday. The hearing had been scheduled Wednesday.