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MAYOR TOURS HOMES HIT BY FLOODING
June 14, 1996
Michigan Street remains atop the city’s list for future drainage improvements.
FACULTY MEMBERS SPAR AT FORUM
June 14, 1996
Fireworks erupted Thursday about 50 minutes into a public forum at Kansas University for provost finalist David Shulenburger. An unusual exchange occurred when forum moderator John Nalbandian, KU professor of public administration and Lawrence mayor, refused to allow a KU faculty member to ask a follow-up question.
PROMISE MAY BE SWINDLE
June 14, 1996
Letters being mailed to Lawrence and area residents from foreign “ministries” seeking money probably are a scam.
POSTAL WORKERS PLANNING PROTEST OVER AUTOMATION
June 14, 1996
The Lawrence postmaster says he doesn’t anticipate great changes in mail delivery times despite concerns of the local mail carriers’ union.
AUTHORITIES MOVE MURDER SUSPECT TO DOUGLAS CO.
June 14, 1996
A man accused in a Jefferson County murder case has been transferred to the Douglas County Jail to separate him from an alleged conspirator. Michael D. Wilkins, 25, 2500 W. Sixth, was booked into the Douglas County Jail at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, according to jail records released Thursday.
LAWRENCE SWIMMERS FLOOD EUDORA POOL
June 14, 1996
An influx of pool-starved Lawrence residents to the tiny city pool here apparently has some Eudora residents feeling hot under the collar. Sara Warren, assistant manager of the Eudora city pool, said several residents had called to complain that the pool was too crowded. Many blamed Lawrence swimmers for clogging the pool.
S BEST PLACES
June 14, 1996
Money magazine’s 10th annual survey of “Best Places to Live in America” didn’t include Lawrence. Senior writer Carla Fried tells why.
TENNIS OPEN FIELD LOOKS STRONG
June 14, 1996
If bigger is better, this weekend’s Lawrence Open should be quite a tennis tournament. “Our numbers are up, and the strength of our draws has increased,” tournament director Matt Knoll reported.
FINNEY PUTS CJHS ON CAMPAIGN STOP
June 14, 1996
Joan Finney, a former Kansas governor and a candidate for U.S. Senate, visited Central Junior High School Thursday afternoon.
LAWRENCE RESIDENT TO RECEIVE COMMAND
June 14, 1996
A Lawrence resident will take over as commander of the Coast Guard’s Pay and Personnel Center in Topeka next Friday. Capt. Robert J. Williamson of Lawrence will relieve Capt. Kenneth C. Holleman as commanding officer during a change of command ceremony.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
June 14, 1996
Burglaries and thefts reported * A television, VCR and other items valued on a police report at $1,344 were taken between 2 p.m. Tuesday and 3:45 p.m. Wednesday from a residence in the 1300 block of West 31st, police reported.
SOUND OFF
June 14, 1996
Why was no other athletic club allowed to bid on the Douglas County contract, which again was awarded to the Lawrence Athletic Club? Pam Madl, the county’s director of administrative services, said the county is not required to accept bids for those kinds of services.
HOSPITAL REPORT
June 14, 1996
Dismissals Angelica Maria Huber and baby girl, Overbrook.
MANNING HOLDS COURT
June 14, 1996
Former Lawrence High and Kansas University basketball star Danny Manning, an eight-year NBA veteran, offered his opinions on a variety of topics during an interview on Thursday. To wit:
SOUND OFF
June 14, 1996
Now that Lawrence High School’s track is under renovation, are there any outdoor tracks available to the public in Lawrence? Haskell Stadium has a track. So do the junior highs.
SOUND OFF
June 14, 1996
Why aren’t the KU waterskiing team activities ever printed in the J-W Sports Calendar? Waterskiing is one of the many club sports that does not appear in the Calendar. If a noteworthy waterskiiing event is scheduled in Lawrence, however, we will happily run it in Our Town Sports, which appears every Thursday.
CITY SEEKING FLOOD LOANS
June 14, 1996
City officials still want to hear your tales of damage from last week’s flooding. Officials are still taking flood-damage reports before asking the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide low-interest loans for area residents and businesses.
FARMLAND EMPLOYEES TO COLLECT WASTES
June 14, 1996
Some home-bound residents in Lawrence can get rid of their unwanted paint thinners, insecticides, fertilizers and other household hazardous wastes Saturday morning. Volunteers from Farmland Industries will stop by Kennedy School-area residences where people have requested special assistance discarding household hazardous wastes. The area generally is bordered by East Glenn Street, Learnard Avenue, 23rd Street and the eastern city limits.
PAROLE HEARING SET FOR MAN CONVICTED OF LAWRENCE MURDER
June 14, 1996
A man convicted of killing his employer in 1991 is up for his third hearing since being sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. A third parole hearing since 1991 is scheduled for a Lawrence man convicted in the 1983 murder of his former employer.
LORRAINE MOORE
June 14, 1996
Memorial services for Lorraine Moore will be held at 2 p.m. June 15, 1996, in Swarthout Recital Hall in Murphy Hall.
PROVOST FINALIST ENVISIONS VIBRANT UNIVERSITY
June 14, 1996
The provost at the University of North Dakota wants to move south and take the same job at KU.
SHULENBURGER FAMILIAR WITH CHALLENGE AHEAD
June 14, 1996
The KU insider among finalists for provost outlines a vision of the university’s future.
EFFORT AIMS TO QUELL BEGGING DOWNTOWN
June 14, 1996
Store owners are uniting against downtown panhandling.
NCAA HAS PRIORITIES ALL SKEWED
June 14, 1996
Shame on you, Cedric Dempsey. Shame on you for sacrificing the NCAA’s mission to save the Golden Goose. Dempsey, titular head of the omnipotent governing body of college athletics, reported this week that an NCAA ad-hoc committee is studying ways of making loans to student-athletes.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL AS STRONG AS EVER
June 14, 1996
Television ratings are down. Underclassmen are opting to turn pro. John Calipari, one of the game’s most visible coaches, has opted for the NBA. Is college basketball in trouble?
FRAHM LEARNING HER NEW DUTIES AS U.S. SENATOR
June 14, 1996
Sheila Frahm, Kansas’ new U.S. senator, talks with the Kansas media two days after taking office.
COURSES SHOW SIGNS OF WATER DAMAGE
June 14, 1996
All four Lawrence golf courses suffered at least some damage from last week’s rain and wind storm. Alvamar and Lawrence country clubs, Alvamar public and the nine-hole Orchards layouts all sustained tree damage and lost some bunkers and cart paths.
DESOTO CITY COUNCIL OKS SUBDIVISION
June 14, 1996
The DeSoto City Council Thursday night approved the first phase of an eventual 241-lot residential subdivision. Council member Robert Freeman said the first phase of the Wyndham development will include 35 lots and will be just north of DeSoto’s junior high school building.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
June 14, 1996
Burglaries and thefts reported * A computer, facsimile machine and telephone answering machine valued together on a police report at $2,679 were taken between 1:30 p.m. Sunday and 7:15 a.m. Monday from a construction trailer in the 4600 block of West Sixth, Lawrence police reported Thursday.
PHOTO CORRECTION
June 14, 1996
A photograph caption in Thursday’s paper contained an incorrect name. Alexandria Mott went to the Eudora pool Wednesday with her twin sister.
MARCEL OGAN
June 14, 1996
Memorial services for Marcel H. “Marc” Ogan, 76, Oskaloosa, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. Private inurnment will be in Meriden Cemetery. Cremation is planned. Mr. Ogan died Wednesday, June 12, 1996, at a Winchester care center.
RILEY COUNTY LOSES UNITED WAY CHALLENGE
June 14, 1996
It’s time to pay up. Volunteers from United Way of Riley County will be in Douglas County Saturday to perform community service as part of a fund-raising challenge.
TASTING KANSAS ALL PART OF BAK
June 14, 1996
Fudge is a popular item in this town along the cross-state bicycle ride.
FAVORITE SUN SETS IN LAWRENCE
June 14, 1996
Lawrence and Danny Manning would seem an imperfect fit. Manning, an eight-year veteran of the NBA, shuns the spotlight more than anyone in the high-profile league. But he still chooses to make Lawrence — the fish-bowl town in which he achieved stardom first as a high schooler and later as the college basketball player of the year at Kansas University — his offseason home.