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Local briefs
March 24, 2002
 Benefit: Friends of Library preparing for annual spring book sale Friends of the Lawrence Public Library will hold its spring book sale in April. The sale  which will feature thousands of titles in categories such as fiction, classic literature, history, science, computers, foreign languages, medicine, reference and cookbooks  will be in the library garage at Seventh and Kentucky streets and in the library gallery. The sale will begin April 4 with a Members-Only Night from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Memberships may be purchased for $10 at the library circulation desk or at the door the night of the sale. The sale will continue on the following schedule:  10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 5  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6  1 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 7, Half-price day  5 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 8, $5 bag night  5 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 11, $3 bag night  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13, Giveaway _________________________________________  Crime: Drug suspect apprehended retrieving dog from shelter Topeka  A man’s devotion to his dog ended up landing him in jail. Larry D. Curry, 32, of Topeka, went to the Helping Hands Humane Society Thursday to claim his dog. The problem was the pet had been taken to the Topeka shelter after a drug raid Wednesday, and Curry was wanted on several drug warrants, according to Shawnee County Jail records and shelter officials. When he went to the shelter, Curry was arrested on one of the warrants. Police said city, county and state law officers searched Curry’s home and five others Wednesday. The main purpose of the searches was to find people who were wanted on warrants after selling drugs to police or people working with police. Curry was arrested Thursday and booked into jail on outstanding warrants charging him with the felony sale of a narcotic drug. He was released about an hour later after posting bond. _________________________________________  Community service: Lawrence students forming new Youth Volunteer Council A new Youth Volunteer Council is being formed, and students of all grades in Douglas County are invited to attend. Helping to start the council are Free State High School senior Darion Pearson, Southwest Junior High freshmen Andrea Chao, Dhwani Shah and Diane Alexander and fifth-grade Quail Run student Brock Norwood. An informational meeting will be at 7 p.m. April 17 in the auditorium at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Refreshments will be served. The Youth Volunteer Council will promote volunteerism among youths, plan quality service activities and recognize youth volunteers in the community. For more information, call the Roger Hill Volunteer Center, 865-5030, or e-mail ghvc@ixks.com. _________________________________________  Gasoline prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal The Journal-World has found a Lawrence-area gasoline price as low as $1.19 at Site Service Station, 946 E. 23rd St. 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 board.
Shelter sense
March 24, 2002
Local briefs
March 24, 2002
Benefit: Friends of Library preparing for annual spring book sale Friends of the Lawrence Public Library will hold its spring book sale in April. The sale which will feature thousands of titles in categories such as fiction, classic literature, history, science, computers, foreign languages, medicine, reference and cookbooks will be in the library garage at Seventh and Kentucky streets and in the library gallery. The sale will begin April 4 with a Members-Only Night from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Memberships may be purchased for $10 at the library circulation desk or at the door the night of the sale. The sale will continue on the following schedule: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 5 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 7, Half-price day 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 8, $5 bag night 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 11, $3 bag night 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13, Giveaway _________________________________________ Crime: Drug suspect apprehended retrieving dog from shelter Topeka A man’s devotion to his dog ended up landing him in jail. Larry D. Curry, 32, of Topeka, went to the Helping Hands Humane Society Thursday to claim his dog. The problem was the pet had been taken to the Topeka shelter after a drug raid Wednesday, and Curry was wanted on several drug warrants, according to Shawnee County Jail records and shelter officials. When he went to the shelter, Curry was arrested on one of the warrants. Police said city, county and state law officers searched Curry’s home and five others Wednesday. The main purpose of the searches was to find people who were wanted on warrants after selling drugs to police or people working with police. Curry was arrested Thursday and booked into jail on outstanding warrants charging him with the felony sale of a narcotic drug. He was released about an hour later after posting bond. _________________________________________ Community service: Lawrence students forming new Youth Volunteer Council A new Youth Volunteer Council is being formed, and students of all grades in Douglas County are invited to attend. Helping to start the council are Free State High School senior Darion Pearson, Southwest Junior High freshmen Andrea Chao, Dhwani Shah and Diane Alexander and fifth-grade Quail Run student Brock Norwood. An informational meeting will be at 7 p.m. April 17 in the auditorium at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Refreshments will be served. The Youth Volunteer Council will promote volunteerism among youths, plan quality service activities and recognize youth volunteers in the community. For more information, call the Roger Hill Volunteer Center, 865-5030, or e-mail ghvc@ixks.com. _________________________________________ Gasoline prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal The Journal-World has found a Lawrence-area gasoline price as low as $1.19 at Site Service Station, 946 E. 23rd St. 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 board.
Bookstore
March 24, 2002
Business briefs
March 24, 2002
Horoscopes
March 24, 2002
Mary Ruth Jones
March 24, 2002
Linda Kay Barnes
March 24, 2002
Arts funding
March 24, 2002
Support sought
March 24, 2002
Friends and Neighbors
March 24, 2002
What are you reading?
March 24, 2002
Old Home Town - 25 and 100 years ago
March 24, 2002
On the record
March 24, 2002
Show of respect
March 24, 2002
State leadership
March 24, 2002