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KU TUBA PROFESSOR ELECTED TO LEAD SOCIETY
June 21, 1997
A Kansas University faculty member is president-elect of a 3,000-member international society of tuba and euphonium performers. Scott Watson, professor of tuba and euphonium, was elected to a two-year term that will make him president of Tubists Universal Brotherhood Assn. in 1999.
SUSPECT IN SCAM ON THE LAM
June 21, 1997
Texas woman on the run from local authorities
ROAD WORK UPDATE FOR WEEK OF JUNE 23
June 21, 1997
Repaving Ninth Street is done. Next up
DOES THE SCHOOL DISTRICT PLAN TO REMOVE THE TWO NEW PORTABLES AT BROKEN ARROW?
June 21, 1997
The short answer is no. According to Craig Fiegel, assistant superintendent, the district plans to keep the portables at Broken Arrow for at least another year because of the school’s potential as a site to relieve overcrowding — if the school board would approve boundary changes.
TREK
June 21, 1997
A Washington family tracing the Oregon Trail in a covered wagon got discouraging proof that Friday’s weather wasn’t fit for man or beast. Merle and Martha Tucker, Yakima, Wash., said the heat and humidity were putting them behind in their 2,100-mile trek. The family decided to take a break near Perry, and may stay in the area through Sunday.
ESCAPEE COULD HAVE USED ABANDONED CAR
June 21, 1997
Police are investigating whether a car found in southern Lawrence was stolen by Larry Robinson.
LAWRENCE MAN BOOMERANGS BACK TO JAIL
June 21, 1997
Another day, another court appearance. A Lawrence man who was released Thursday from Douglas County Jail was back in custody Friday after allegedly slugging and trying to rob a man in downtown Lawrence.
MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN PARKING LOT SHOOTING
June 21, 1997
One of the men suspected in the shooting of a Lawrence nightclub security guard pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated battery. Steven J. Lloyd, 25, Leavenworth, pleaded guilty to taking part in the shooting, which hospitalized Donnie Scott, 28, for several days.
HUMMER SEEKS LIMO LICENSE
June 21, 1997
A new limousine service plans to feature a HUMMER, a wide-bodied four-wheel drive vehicle.
CLAUDE HENRY HENSON
June 21, 1997
Henson services Services for Claude Henry Henson, 89, Lawrence, will be at 9 a.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.
KANSAS FALLS IN RANKINGS OF HEALTHY STATES
June 21, 1997
Iowa is out. Hawaii is in. The island paradise knocked the farm state out of first place in a study of healthiest states.
CHARGES DROPPED IN HOME INVASION
June 21, 1997
Formal charges against two Lawrence men who were arrested in connection with an April home invasion have been dropped but may eventually be refiled. Roman Beznovsky, 21, and Felix Milman, 21, both of Lawrence, had been charged with possession of both hallucinogenic mushrooms and marijuana with intent to sell. Beznovsky, out of Douglas County Jail on $5,000 bond, had also been charged with aiding a felon. Milman, out of jail on $10,000 bond, faced additional charges of terroristic threat and theft of more than $500.
CHASE LEAVES LOCAL YOUTHS FACING CHARGES
June 21, 1997
A car chase early Friday that involved three Lawrence juveniles and weaved in and out of traffic from downtown to West Lawrence landed two of the youths in custody. About 12:45 a.m. Friday, police were notified that a blue Toyota pickup and a white Honda were heading at high speeds toward West Lawrence along Clinton Parkway.
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June 21, 1997
Here are some things to check out before checking in. * Call in advance. Many bed and breakfasts accept walk-in reservations, but with fewer rooms than a hotel, they can fill up fast.
ARMED SUSPECT HOLDS UP MERCANTILE BANK
June 21, 1997
A man who walked into the Mercantile Bank branch at 3500 W. Sixth Friday afternoon and walked out with an undisclosed amount of money is the first person this year to rob a Lawrence bank. The alarm was sounded at 6:09 p.m. Friday, and by the time Lawrence police received confirmation that a robbery was in progress, the suspect had disappeared.
KATHY ELLIS ADRIANCE
June 21, 1997
Services for Kathy Lynn Ellis Adriance, 48, Stillwell, will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Stillwell Methodist Church. Memorial services will also be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Christian Church in Fort Scott. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Fort Scott. Ms. Adriance died Friday, June 20, 1997, at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
DALE FRANKLIN NITZ
June 21, 1997
Services for Dale Franklin Nitz, 71, Kennewick, Wash., will be at 11 a.m. June 23 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. Mr. Nitz died Tuesday, June 17, 1997, at his home in Kennewick.
PROPERTY OWNERS TO MEET AT FAIRGROUNDS
June 21, 1997
The Douglas County Property Owner’s Assn. will have a public meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Building 21 of the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. The featured speaker will be Karl Peterjohn, executive director of the Kansas Taxpayer’s Network. The title of his talk is “Everything you need to know about property taxes including: LOB, BOTA, PVD and Home Rule.”
SOUND OFF
June 21, 1997
Is there any truth to the rumor that the singing group The Hansons is in Lawrence this week? We called several people who are in the know about such things, and none of them had heard this rumor or could confirm it. However, as you know, popular musicians have been known to show up unexpectedly in Lawrence.
S BUDGET CUTS?
June 21, 1997
The high school, located in Holcom Park, didn’t have any cuts to its budget for the 1997-98 school year, according to Craig Fiegel, assistant superintendent.
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June 21, 1997
At Home in Lawrence
LLOYD R. KIRKPATRICK
June 21, 1997
Services for Lloyd R. Kirkpatrick, 71, Tonganoxie, will be at 9 a.m. Monday at the Maple Hill Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery. Mr. Kirkpatrick died Thursday, June 19, 1997, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
COUPLE DONATES $45,000 TO KU
June 21, 1997
A retired physician and his wife donated land valued at $45,000 for a new Kansas University fellowship in medical humanities. Herlan and Marjorie Loyd of Carmichael, Calif., donated 23 acres of farmland near Salina to the KU Endowment Association.
TOBACCO DEAL REACHED
June 21, 1997
Tobacco companies and anti-smoking advocates reach an unprecedented agreement.