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May 28, 1996
Americans gathered on Memorial Day at Oak Hill Cemetery to honor deceased veterans.
BETTY WOLFE OBITUARY
May 28, 1996
Services for Betty Maxine Wolfe, 68, Lawrence, are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mrs. Wolfe died Monday, May 27, 1996, at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
DONALD LEE RAGAN OBITUARY
May 28, 1996
Graveside services for Donald Lee Ragan, 55, Baldwin, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin. Mr. Ragan died Sunday, May 26, 1996, in a one-vehicle accident south of Lawrence.
BRIEN OBITUARY
May 28, 1996
Services for William J. O’Brien, 88, Lawrence, are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Cremation is planned. Mr. O’Brien died Sunday, May 26, 1996, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
FAREWELL FIESTA SENDS OFF LHS SENIORS
May 28, 1996
Members of the Class of 1996 celebrated throughout the night following Sunday’s commencement.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
May 28, 1996
Fire calls Lawrence firefighters:
97 BUDGET
May 28, 1996
County commissioners say that any increase in the property tax burden won’t come from them.
SKAGGS A SUPERCROSS SENSATION SFT
May 28, 1996
Robbie Skaggs has never played baseball, but he knows what it’s like to pitch a no-hitter. He has never run track, but he knows what it’s like to win a medal at the Olympics. Skaggs, a 19-year-old life-long resident of Lawrence, recently accomplished one of the rarest feats in sports.
BLAZE CHARS RESTAURANT
May 28, 1996
Fire put a Lawrence restaurant out of business — at least temporarily — and damaged an adjoining storage building.
GRANDPA SKAGGS EMPLOYEE ON ROAD
May 28, 1996
Richard Basinger is the proud grandfather of local Supercross competitor Robbie Skaggs. Most of the time, that is.
HOSPITAL REPORT
May 28, 1996
Dismissals Ashley Conroy, Lawrence.
SMITH MOTORS OWNER RETIRES
May 28, 1996
A longtime Lawrence businessman sold his car dealership to focus on the classic car business.
S OWN MADAM SPEAKER GUIDES SENIORS
May 28, 1996
A senior citizens advocate is making her mark in the Kansas Statehouse.