Archive for Tuesday, June 26, 2001

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John Stineman
June 26, 2001
Ingeborg Nelson
June 26, 2001
Charles Ratliff
June 26, 2001
Samantha Dally
June 26, 2001
Ronald Hollandsworth
June 26, 2001
On the record
June 26, 2001
Briefly
June 26, 2001
Wreck involving trash truck causes closure of U.S. 24 Drivers and passengers in three vehicles escaped injury Monday afternoon in an accident that closed U.S. Highway 24 near Perry for several hours. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that a Chevrolet Silverado pickup was eastbound on the highway when it stopped to make a left turn near mile post 387, a few miles from Perry. A trash truck following the pickup struck the rear end of the truck and then overturned in the ditch. A third vehicle that was westbound was struck by debris from the trash truck, but left the scene. The accident was at 3:50 p.m. All the drivers and passengers were treated and released at the scene. ________________ Environment: Fire ants may be eradicated Lawrence’s population of red imported fire ants may be gone. Friday, the Kansas Department of Agriculture placed several hundred peanut oil-soaked cards in the previously infested neighborhood in northwest Lawrence. State officials said the cards only attracted what was later determined as native ants near 24th Place and Inverness Drive. Secretary of Agriculture Jamie Clover Adams said the survey results mean the fire ant infestation is probably under control. However, she said the department will repeat the survey several times during the rest of the year to make sure. Earlier this summer, Ag officials spent several weeks identifying and individually treating fire ant mounds. They also used a bait that prevented the ants from being able to reproduce. ________________ Education: Reptiles to be on display at Clinton Lake program Live reptiles will be on display during a presentation about the snakes of Clinton Lake. The free program takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday at the outdoor amphitheater in Bloomington Park on the west end of the lake. The presenter will be Joe Collins from the Center for North American Herpetology. Collins is a member of the Kansas Herpetological Society and wrote “Amphibians and Reptiles in Kansas.” For more information: (785) 843-7665. ________________ Gasoline prices: Pump patrol at work The Journal-World has found a Lawrence-area gasoline price as low as $1.219 a gallon at Citgo, Ninth and Iowa streets. If you find a lower price, please call us at 832-7154. Be prepared to leave the name of the business, the address and the price. Or go to www.ljworld .com/section/gasoline to join our Pump Patrol message board.
Wetland history
June 26, 2001
Great American Flag hits auction block
Proceeds from sale of seven-ton flag will benefit Kansas Cosmosphere
June 26, 2001
It is the ultimate American symbol.
Daily ticker
June 26, 2001
Horoscopes
June 26, 2001
Friends and neighbors
June 26, 2001