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DOUGLAS COUNTY SPELLING BEE DEADLINES
January 12, 1998
County spelling bee deadlines approaching
HOW CAN A WASHBOARD ROAD BE FIXED? WHAT PERCENTAGE OF TAXES GO TO TOWNSHIPS THAT CARE FOR RURAL ROADS?
January 12, 1998
What kind of equipment would it take to get the washboard out of the hill on 1450E Road? What percentage of taxes go to the townships that care for these rural roads? A motor grader and blade would be the best bet, said Keith Browning of the Douglas County Public Works Department. The washboard effect is mainly caused by cars as they slow down over the road to stop or turn, he said.
NICHOLE MICHELLE PEDA
January 12, 1998
Services for Nichole Michelle Peda, 16, Eudora, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in the Eudora Cemetery, Eudora. Nichole died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, of injuries received in an automobile accident east of Lawrence on North 1500 Road.
GRACE PEARSON
January 12, 1998
Pearson Services Services for Grace Elizabeth Pearson, 81, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.
BUY RAM INSTEAD OF TRYING TO DOUBLE IT
January 12, 1998
I’ve heard of this program called RAM Doubler. Does it work or should I simply add RAM? On a PC it simply doesn’t work: There is currently no truly effective RAM doubling program for the PC. Some programs that made these claims have even been recalled.
DOROTHY HODGES
January 12, 1998
Private inurnment for Dorothy Hodges, 91, Oskaloosa and formerly of Bartlesville, Okla., will be held at the Pawhuska Cemetery, Pawhuska Okla. Mrs. Hodges died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at the Hickory Pointe Care Center, Oskaloosa.
ESTHER CARR
January 12, 1998
Services for Esther Aileen Carr, 81, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Farris-Feuerborn Memorial Chapel, Garnett. Burial will be in Garnett Cemetery. Mrs. Carr died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence.
DEATH
January 12, 1998
Police weren’t sure of a cause of death for a man believed to be a local business owner.
POLICE, AMBULANCE, FIRE AND COURT REPORTS
January 12, 1998
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
MU-KU BASKETBALL BOX
January 12, 1998
LHS GIRLS WIN
January 12, 1998
LOCAL BRIEFS FOR TUESDAY
January 12, 1998
WYANDOTTE NEXT FOR LHS BOYS
January 12, 1998
DESOTO GIRLS
January 12, 1998
BALDWIN THEATER AUDITIONS
January 12, 1998
Baldwin City Theater slates auditions
EARLY EDUCATION PROGRAM PROVIDES FREE TESTING
January 12, 1998
LEEP program moves to new location
NEW YORK SCHOOL TO HOLD MLK CHILI FEED
January 12, 1998
New York School to have chili feed
TOO BRIEFS
January 12, 1998
STITES: CITY MANAGER-TO-BE
January 12, 1998
Dorothy Stites credits her American Indian heritage with giving her the drive to become a leader in city management.
STATE PRESSURE MAY HELP NURSING HOME TO IMPROVE
January 12, 1998
A Lawrence nursing home appears to be responding to complaints about improper care of elderly residents.
KU UPENDS MU
January 12, 1998
MISSOURI LOCKER ROOM
January 12, 1998
KANSAS TRACK MEET
January 12, 1998
LHS-WYANDOTTE STARTERS
January 12, 1998
IRENE SANFORD
January 12, 1998
Services for Irene Sanford, 87, Topeka and formerly of Lecompton, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Parker-Price Mortuary, Topeka. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Lecompton. Mrs. Sanford died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998 at the Topeka Adult Care Center.
S WIN OVER UT
January 12, 1998
Kansas’ basketball players exerted a lot of effort in a 102-72 rout of Texas on Saturday at Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. “They played their hearts out. It was fun to watch it. It was a great win,” KU junior T.J. Pugh said after the victory, KU’s 19th against two losses.
PARENT FORUM SET AT FREE STATE
January 12, 1998
Parent forum scheduled at FSHS
ACCIDENT VICTIM IS EUDORA HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORE
January 12, 1998
A sheriff’s report on a fatal accident Saturday in Eudora will be forwarded to the district attorney’s office for review.
MARIAN WILBER LOVES TO TEACH
January 12, 1998
Marian Wilbur says she is happily back home where she belongs at West Junior High School. Wilbur spent 28 years teaching at West, expanding students’ minds, volunteering in the guidance office, tutoring and supervising an after-school study club. She previously spent a short period of time serving as a substitute librarian. Wilbur is thrilled to be working with the staff and children at such a rich family and academically oriented school.
SEMINAR ON VEGETABLES TO BE PRESENTED
January 12, 1998
Marr to present seminar on vegetables
HOSPITAL REPORTS
January 12, 1998
Dismissals Amy Wendt and baby boy, Lawrence.
BIG SPRINGS MAN GOES BUGGY
January 12, 1998
Leroy Burd carries on the old-fashioned art of carriage making.
TOO QUOTE
January 12, 1998