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DELMER HEDGEPATH
May 3, 1996
Graveside services for Delmer Lee “Pap” Hedgepath, 83, McLouth, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fowler Cemetery north of McLouth. Mr. Hedgepath died Wednesday, May 1, 1996, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
OFFICIAL DEFENDS SEARCH DELAY
May 3, 1996
Dan Owen, Jefferson County attorney, said investigators had to be tight-lipped to avoid tipping off David Shipley’s killer.
LHS SOFTBALL SWEEPS SM WEST
May 3, 1996
You know things are going your way when your softball team struggles and still manages to sweep a doubleheader. Lawrence softball coach Reenie Stogsdill was certainly appreciative after her team defeated Shawnee Mission West 4-3 and 9-8 Thursday at the Holcom Athletic Complex.
EX-PINCKNEY TEACHER TO CARRY OLYMPIC TORCH
May 3, 1996
A Eudora native will carry the Olympic flame today in California. Gloria Burns, principal at Willow Glen Elementary School, San Jose, will walk her 1-kilometer leg of the Olympic Torch Relay at Stanford University.
STATE SEEKS VOICE IN WATER LAWSUIT
May 3, 1996
Because the KDHE could face new requirements as a result of the lawsuit, the state wants to be a party in it.
BUSINESS-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP WRITES BOOK ON LOCAL SENIORS
May 3, 1996
A project that linked elementary school students, KU students and senior citizens culminated with a written product.
MABLE H. DONNAN
May 3, 1996
No services are planned for Mable H. Donnan, 88, Lawrence, who died Tuesday, April 30, 1996, at Colonial Manor nursing center. She was born May 19, 1907, in Tama County, Iowa, the daughter of Henry and Dora Wolfe Holst.
JAYHAWKS SIGN AWAY FOR THEIR FANS
May 3, 1996
Kansas’ basketball players and coaches signed approximately 1,200 items during their third-annual Autograph Day on Thursday at Allen Fieldhouse. Autograph seekers included some members of New Mexico’s women’s tennis team, here for the NCAA regional, which starts at 10 a.m. today at the Fieldhouse courts.
FAIRGROUNDS TO RESONATE WITH BUYERSSWAPPERS
May 3, 1996
This weekend’s annual Lawrence Swap Meet is expected to draw thousands of car restoration enthusiasts to Lawrence.
NEW YORK SENDS MURDER CASE TO LAWRENCE
May 3, 1996
A New York grand jury has determined that prosecution of Angel Rivera should occur in Douglas County rather than in New York.
PRAEGER
May 3, 1996
Claiming a “moral victory,” Sen. Sandy Praeger predicted Thursday that a recreation study of the Kansas River would be approved by the Kansas Legislature. But Praeger, R-Lawrence, said she still was disappointed that efforts were thwarted this year to put a two-year moratorium on sand dredging in the Kansas River west of Lawrence.
LHS SENIOR ADVANCES IN PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR PROGRAM
May 3, 1996
A Lawrence High School senior has been named one of 500 semifinalists in the Presidential Scholar competition. John Magnuson, who plans to attend Yale University next fall, advances to the stage of the competition in which one male and one female is chosen from each state, plus 40 at-large students.
PERRY-LECOMPTON GOLF
May 3, 1996
Wamego dominated the Perry-Lecompton Golf Invitational on Thursday at Lake Perry Country Club. Wamego took first in every competition — the two-man (158 strokes to second-place Leavenworth Immaculata’s 167), the four-man (350 to runner-up Perry-Lecompton’s 360) and the six-man (516 to Immaculata’s 542). The Red Raiders also had the individual medalist, Shane Michaelis. Michaelis shot a 75, only one of two scores below 80 in the tournament.
OSKALOOSA CONSIDERS PLANS FOR ALLEY IMPROVEMENTS
May 3, 1996
Two new members — Rocky Himpel and Tara Noble — joined the city council Thursday night, and jumped right in on city business. Council members debated what to do about problems with the alleyways on the north and south side of the square. Himpel said the city should consider a short-term fix until a more permanent solution could be completed.
NURSING GRADS FACE HEALTHY JOB PROSPECTS
May 3, 1996
Low in supply and high in demand is the forecast for nursing graduates a decade into the future.
NINA MURPHY
May 3, 1996
Services for Nina Ruth Murphy, 93, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home with the Rev. Julia Wharff officiating. Burial will be at Clinton Cemetery. Mrs. Murphy died Wednesday, May 1, 1996, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.
CONTESTANTS VIE FOR PAGEANT CROWNS
May 3, 1996
The new Miss Lawrence USA and Miss Teen Lawrence USA will be picked Sunday.
LAVERNE R. GILGES
May 3, 1996
Services for LaVerne R. Gilges, 75, Baldwin, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Worden United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Worden Cemetery. Mr. Gilges died Thursday, May 2, 1996, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
HIGH-FLYING CABLE TEAM WIRES PROJECT
May 3, 1996
An aerial display was played out Thursday near Perry in an unprecedented fiber-optic cable installation project. Haverfield Corp. spent the afternoon using a helicopter to string cable for Topeka-based Western Resources.
PLANNING PANEL PUTS FINAL TOUCHES ON HORIZON 2020 DRAFT
May 3, 1996
Planning commissioners are almost ready to send the new comprehensive plan on for final approval.
CORNERSTONE LURES PASTOR FROM TEXAS
May 3, 1996
A Texan brings a traditional style to a Lawrence church.
UNDERAGE BUYERS BEWARE, POLICE SAY
May 3, 1996
Lawrence police officers will be posing as liquor store employees in an effort to reduce underage alcohol purchases.
BOBBY COOK
May 3, 1996
Services for Bobby E. Cook, 68, Tonganoxie, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie. Burial will be at Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens, Shawnee. Mr. Cook died Thursday, May 2, 1996, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
NET SPEECH
May 3, 1996
A national leader in the push for civil liberties will be in Lawrence Saturday to discuss recent threats to free speech on the Internet. Laura W. Murphy, chief lobbyist for the American Civil Liberties Union, will address recent moves to ban pornography and other material from the Internet, the fast-growing computer link to millions of users worldwide.
AT FESTIVAL
May 3, 1996
Leaping dogs will join dozens of fellow artists in South Park for this Sunday’s Art in the Park. The Alpo Canine Frisbee Disc Championships will take off at 2 p.m. in the park, southwest of 11th and Massachusetts streets.