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METHODISTS TRY TO SPREAD THE WORD.
June 7, 1996
United Methodist ministers and lay church officials from eastern Kansas gathered here last weekend for their annual convention. But in addition to business meetings and debates about internal church policies, part of the church’s Kansas East Annual Conference at Baker University focused on spreading the church and its message to others.
OTTAWA APPROVES HOUSE DEMOLITION
June 7, 1996
The City Commission has approved demolition of a dilapidated house declared a hazard by city officials. The condemnation of the house in the 700 block of South Mulberry Street, approved at the commission’s meeting Wednesday, is the final action needed to order the demolition — unless the owner files a lawsuit to stop it.
SECRETARIES BUILD BASE OF SUPPORT
June 7, 1996
Organizers are pleased at the number of local church secretaries who are participating in a local support group.
FRANK P. MATUS SR.
June 7, 1996
Services for Frank P. Matus Sr., 66, Basehor, will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor. Mr. Matus died Wednesday, June 5, 1996, at the Wyandotte County Dialysis Center, Kansas City, Kan.
HILL SERVICES
June 7, 1996
Services for Dollie Maxine Hill, 60, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church, Neosho. Burial will be in Newtonia Cemetery, Newtonia, Mo. Mrs. Hill died Wednesday, June 5, 1996, at Lawrence Memorials Hospital.
FATHER OF THE BEATS TO BE HONORED WITH FEAT
June 7, 1996
An fall event is in the works to honor Lawrence painter and author William S. Burroughs.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT ADDITION
June 7, 1996
Fire calls Lawrence firefighters:
CITY SEEKS COMMENT ON LANDSCAPING PROJECT
June 7, 1996
City officials are preparing to plant new shrubs and trees next year alongside a rebuilt North Second Street, and they’re ready to take their ideas to the public. A public information meeting to discuss the project is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 19 at the Union Pacific Depot, 402 N. Second. City officials and their hired consultants for the project, George Butler Associates, will be available to answer questions and accept suggestions.
SOUND OFF
June 7, 1996
Why does Kansas University not offer more courses for Lawrence residents and more evening courses? More than 500 course sections are available on KU’s main campus in Lawrence for students unable to take coursework in the daytime.
JUNIOR HIGH SOUND OFF
June 7, 1996
LHS has given parents an opportunity to voice their opinion about the high school’s new schedule this year. Why haven’t any of the junior highs done the same? Randy Weseman, assistant superintendent, said surveys will be included in junior highs’ August newsletters.
GEORGE A. WEEKS
June 7, 1996
Graveside services for George A. Weeks, 85, Sun City, Ariz., will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Weeks died Wednesday, June 5, 1996, at Peoria Care Center, Peoria, Ariz.
SURVEY
June 7, 1996
A telephone survey of students at Kansas regents schools offers insights into the undergraduate experience.
SOUND OFF
June 7, 1996
What did USD 497 charge for the use of the high school auditorium for the LHS baccalaureate service? Did the superintendent attend? Craig Fiegel, assistant superintendent, said the charge was $60. The superintendent, who was out of town, did not attend.
SOUND OFF
June 7, 1996
Do the sign ordinances in Lawrence apply to Haskell Indian Nations University? No.
VICTIMS PULLED FROM CREEK CURRENT
June 7, 1996
Police and volunteers on Wednesday night rescued at least five people who were swept by a flash flood into Naismith Creek.
GARAGES STAND READY TO GAIN FROM FLOODING
June 7, 1996
The delugethat flooded streets is keeping automotive repair businesses and tow trucks busy.
CITY BEGINS MOPPING UP
June 7, 1996
Wednesday night’s storm brought heavy rains, flash floods, power outages, hail and some tornado sightings to the area.
AREA REBOUNDS FROM HIGH WINDSHAIL
June 7, 1996
Storms packing fierce winds, torrential rains, lightning and hail Wednesday turned Lawrence-area towns into war zones of damaged buildings, bent and broken trees and downed power lines.
KU STUDENT SURVEY BREAKOUT
June 7, 1996
Satisfaction quiz The Kansas Board of Regents asked 1,272 students at Kansas University and other regents schools to assess their educational experience.
POLICE DIVULGE PARTICULARS OF GANG INCIDENT
June 7, 1996
Lawrence police on Wednesday released a report about an incident that may have been related to a gang-related shooting on Eddingham Drive. In the report released Wednesday, six teens in a gang allegedly pointed a gun at 13-year-old boy, broke a cane by hitting him with it and poured gasoline on the boy.
OPIPARI DRAFTED IN 53RD ROUND
June 7, 1996
Mario Opipari, Kansas University’s strong-armed pitcher, missed a month of KU’s baseball season, pitched in just 14 games and was drafted into professional baseball Josh Kliner, KU’s everyday second baseman, the school’s first All-American in 16 years and one of the nation’s 10-best hitters, wasn’t drafted.
PROGRAMS OFFERED ON LECOMPTON HISTORY
June 7, 1996
Slide shows on Lecompton’s historical role are available from Constitution Hall. The shows include portions on debates on the Lecompton Constitution and the history of Lane University. Tim Rues, site curator of Constitution Hall, will present the shows to groups and organizations.
BEDORE COLUMN
June 7, 1996
This and that concerning college basketball, and, the movies. … Former Kansas center Greg Ostertag not only appears on the big screen in the movie, “Eddie,” but is also included in a music video by Coolio, shown regularly on MTV.
FRANK L. TURNER
June 7, 1996
Services for Frank L. Turner, 79, Lawrence, are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mr. Turner died Thursday, June 6, 1996, at Brookside Manor, Overbrook.
HOSPITAL REPORT
June 7, 1996
Dismissals Susan B. Gile and baby girl, Lawrence, Thursday.
SANDERS RELATES HOLDUP EXPERIENCE
June 7, 1996
The Jayhawk running back is safe and sound in Lawrence after a turbulent weekend.
RAINFALL TURNS HIGHWAYS INTO PERILOUS WATERWAYS
June 7, 1996
Area residents were lucky Wednesday night’s storm didn’t cause serious injuries.
June 7, 1996
Teachers become students to learn more about American history — as experienced by American Indians.