Archive for Sunday, August 12, 2001

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On the record
August 12, 2001
Lawrence school board
Board to compensate consulting firm
August 12, 2001
Agenda highlights 7 p.m. Monday 110 McDonald Drive
Marlin Shughart
August 12, 2001
Michelle Fraser
August 12, 2001
David Weeks
August 12, 2001
Marie Parrett
August 12, 2001
Old Home Town - 40 and 100 years ago today
August 12, 2001
Spirea survivors
August 12, 2001
Tradition remains
August 12, 2001
Bird Seasons
August 12, 2001
Local briefs
August 12, 2001
Research: KU professor to take reins at life span studies institute A Kansas University professor of human development and family life will take over as director of KU’s Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies. Steve Warren, a KU professor since 1999, will lead the center, which focuses on the prevention and treatment of developmental disabilities. Warren is director of the Kansas Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Center and is president of the American Association on Mental Retardation. Before coming to KU, Warren was a professor and deputy director of Vanderbilt University’s John F. Kennedy Center for Human Development for 17 years. Warren replaces Stephen R. Schroeder, who stepped down to become an emeritus professor and pursue research. __________________________ Lone Star: Douglas County to consider restrictions for spillway Douglas County commissioners Monday will meet to consider restricting access to Lone Star Lake’s spillway. In a memo to commissioners, Keith Browning, the county’s director of Public Works, said he wanted to restrict public access to the spillway’s concrete channel portion and basin because of safety concerns. He said he wants to prevent people from using skateboards, bicycles and sleds in the spillway. Browning has proposed a fine of $250 for violators in the new drafted resolution. Commissioners also will: consider a request by Lawrence Memorial Hospital to use the lake for a triathlon Sept. 23. consider approving an engineering design contract with BG Consultants for improving County Road 1029 from U.S. Highway 40 to Lecompton. Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. at the County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. __________________________ gasoline costs: Pump patrol finds low prices The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.229 per gallon at Casey’s General Store, Eudora. If you find a lower price, please call us at 832-7154. Be prepared to leave the name and address of the business and the price. Or go to www.ljworld.com/section/gasoline to join our Pump Patrol message board. __________________________ Civil War quilts exhibition opens at Watkins Museum “Reflections on the War: Women and Their Civil War Quilts,” traveling exhibit has arrived at Watkins Community Museum, 1047 Mass. The exhibit can be viewed through Nov. 4. The exhibit explores Kansas women’s roles in protesting slavery, aiding the Underground Railroad and nursing the sick and wounded during the war. Admission to the exhibit is free. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 841-4109. __________________________ Show looks at artworks of CLO participants A public-access television show is taking a look at the artworks of participants in the Community Living Opportunities program. “Teaching Artists with Disabilities: A Visit to Community Living Opportunities” will be broadcast on Sunflower Broadband Channel 19 at 7:30 p.m. Monday and rebroadcast at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Host for the show is Leonard Magruder. __________________________ KU chancellor back home after prostate surgery Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway was released from the KU Medical Center Saturday. Hemenway, 59, underwent prostate surgery Wednesday. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer during an annual examination last month. Doctors said there were no signs the cancer had spread, though they will continue to monitor him.
Bookstore
August 12, 2001
Movie access
August 12, 2001
Business briefs
August 12, 2001
Take steps to guard against identity theft
August 12, 2001
Friends and neighbors
August 12, 2001
Monetary gifts factor in child support
August 12, 2001
Horoscopes
August 12, 2001