Archive for Sunday, September 20, 1998


September 20, 1998


The Journal-World carries columns of information every day, informing our readers about events our area.

This guide to the Journal-World's departments and services lists deadlines, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and information that we think will make it easier for you to contact us. So give us a call, send an e-mail or a fax, or drop by our offices at 609 N.H.

Names and phone numbers of department heads are carried on page 2B each day in the Journal-World.

Newsroom numbers

News tips

Phone: 832-7154 or 832-7142


If you see something that arouses your curiosity, chances are we'll be curious, too.


Phone: 832-7154 or 832-7142

Fax: 843-4512

Most deaths are reported to the Journal-World by funeral homes. We welcome notices from families concerning an out-of-town death if we can verify it with the funeral home handling the arrangements.

The deceased must either have lived in the Lawrence area at some time other than their college years, have immediate family living in the Lawrence area or are to be buried here. Current KU students would be an exception.

To eliminate errors, we ask that the information be submitted on paper. Please bring or fax the information to the Journal-World newsroom by 6 p.m.

Social announcements

Phone: 832-7148

Fax: 843-4512


Weddings, anniversaries, engagements, births and other items about current and former Lawrence residents appear on Saturday's Society page. We will publish photographs with wedding announcements, engagement announcements, and 50th and above anniversaries.

Information must be in writing. Mail, bring, e-mail or fax your announcement to the newsroom. The deadline is noon Wednesday for publication each Saturday. The exception is the week before a holiday, when the deadline is noon Tuesday. Please include a daytime phone number.

Letters to the editor

Phone: 832-7153

Fax: 843-4512


The Journal-World welcomes letters to the editor. They should be 350 words or less, of interest to the general public and avoid name-calling and libelous language. The Journal-World reserves the right to edit letters, as long as viewpoints are not altered. Shorter letters are preferred. Letters must bear the name, address and phone number of the writer.

Calendar items

The Journal-World publishes several lists of upcoming activities in the area. To submit information about your event, write clearly or type the details on paper and include the name and phone number of a person we can contact in case we have questions.

The information can be dropped off at the front desk of the Journal-World at 609 N.H., mailed to Box 888, Lawrence 66044, or faxed to 843-4512.

Please address it to the department you wish your information published in. For example: Social Calendar, Journal-World, Box 888, Lawrence 66044. If you have a question about which department it should go to, please give us a call.


Phone: 832-7146

Fax: 843-4512


Our magazine of music, theater, arts, entertainment and gatherings is published in Thursday's Journal-World. The deadline for the calendar listing is noon Monday. If you have a performance or an event coming up, let us know at least two weeks in advance.

The Social Calendar

Phone: 832-7148

Fax: 843-4512


It runs on Saturdays. It lists meetings of area clubs and groups for the coming week. The deadline for submitted information is noon Wednesday.

The Recreation Calendar

Phone: 832-7150

Fax: 843-4512


It appears on Mondays and lists everything from horseshoe practices and bike rides to yoga classes. The deadline is noon Thursday.

The Lawrence Datebook

Phone: 832-7148

Fax: 843-4512


It runs daily on page 2B. It lists significant events in the community happening that day or the next. Submit the item at least a week before its date.

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Business News

Phone: 832-7194

Fax: 843-4512


Is your business expanding, moving or adding personnel? Call our business desk.

Press releases can be faxed, sent or dropped off at the Journal-World Business Desk, 609 N.H., Box 888, Lawrence 66044.

Briefs involving promotions, seminars and personnel changes run every Sunday in the Business Section. Send us your information with a head shot photo by noon Thursday.

The Journal-World Business Page runs daily along with the latest stock tables from the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ and The American Stock Exchange.

If your favorite stock isn't listed, please give us a call.

Friends and Neighbors

Phone: 832-7196

This photo feature appears daily on the back of our classified section, under the weather map.

If you live in the Lawrence area and have a photo -- of your family, letter carrier, grandchildren in Denver, husband dozing in his favorite easy chair, hairstylist at a birthday party -- that you'd like to see in the paper, send it to us.

Mail it to: Friends and Neighbors, Journal-World, 609 N.H., Lawrence 66044, or drop it by the newspaper. Be sure to include a phone number so we can verify the caption information.

Religion News

Phone: 832-7150

Fax: 843-4512


The Journal-World Religion Page runs every Friday. The deadline for providing us information regarding times and places of religious services is 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Our Town Sports

Phone: 832-7147

Fax: 843-4512


If you have a camp or a tournament or a sign-up session coming up, let us know.

Call or fax the Sports Department. You also can mail the information to Box 888, Lawrence 66044, or drop it by the Journal-World offices at 609 N.H.


Display: 832-7103

Classified: 832-2222

The Journal-World has two advertising departments: Classified and Display.

Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.

Call for deadline information.


Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays.

We guarantee our service. Your Journal-World should be delivered by 6 a.m. daily. If you believe you've been missed, call the Journal-World office at 843-1000.

In Lawrence, we will guarantee re-delivery of your newspaper for calls received before 10:30 a.m.

Late delivery: 843-1000

4:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays

4:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays

4:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sundays

Late delivery after hours: 832-7199 (a recording)

Billing information: 832-7135

New subscriptions: 832-7136

Back issues: 832-7138

Stopping delivery during vacations: 832-7136

Bullseye Distribution

Phone: 832-7179

This is the Journal-World's alternative delivery system. Bullseye delivers directly to businesses and residences with the ability to package local advertising for specific markets and areas.

Bullseye can target a specific neighborhood with door-to-door delivery.

Web Works

Journal-World On-line Services

Phone: 838-7901

This is the on-line version of the Journal-World.

It features local and area stories, features and arts, classified and display advertising and lots of Kansas University sports.

The Journal-World's Webmaster can design a commercial web site for businesses or individuals.

Geeks on Wheels

Phone: 832-7177

If you have a problem with your software, need help installing it or don't know how to connect your computer to the Internet, the Geeks are at your service.

For a fee, they'll come to your home or business and help solve your computer problems.

World Geo Solutions

Phone: 843-1000

The J-W's geographic and demographic division produces maps that can designate areas by population, product consumption, growth or by whatever benchmarks are desired.

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