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Chris Koger

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INMATE BACK IN CUSTODY
December 31, 1999
Michael Lee Miller didn’t resist arrest Thursday afternoon when his fugitive status came to an end.
DISTRICT SUES FAMILY
December 31, 1999
A Lawrence couple has been named in a lawsuit stemming from a November 1997 mercury spill that closed Perry-Lecompton schools for two days.
COURT STAFFING NEEDS GO UNANSWERED
December 26, 1999
It’s sink or swim in the district court clerk’s office, where staff members are trying to keep their heads above rising caseloads.
HAS BUSY SEASON
December 25, 1999
How does Santa spend Christmas Eve? Making house calls, of course.
LIVING NATIVITY BRINGS ANIMALS, CHILDREN TO CHURCH SERVICE
December 25, 1999
The First Presbyterian Church sanctuary resembled a barnyard Christmas Eve.
CEILING PROBLEMS FORCE RELOCATION OF CHURCH SERVICES
December 24, 1999
There’s no shelter in the sanctuary, but the First United Methodist Church still will welcome congregation members tonight and throughout a renovation project.
BLACKMAIL CASE SET FOR FEBRUARY
December 23, 1999
The attorney for a woman accused of blackmailing a Douglas County assistant district attorney is asking for the taped conversation detailing the alleged crime to be suppressed at trial. Nancy Farrell, 51, of Merriam, is scheduled to stand trial Feb. 9. Her attorney, Kevin C. Harris, of Shawnee, filed a motion this week asking for an April 27 conversation between her and prosecutor Marlon Williams to be banned from the trial.
ST. PATRICK UPSTAGING STNICHOLAS
December 23, 1999
Christmas came early to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s pediatrics unit Wednesday.
CONVICTED OFFICER TO STAY ON FORCE
December 23, 1999
An officer in the Lawrence Police Department who hit a bicyclist on a sidewalk with his Jeep after drinking in a downtown bar will keep his job. Lawrence City Manager Mike Wildgen and Police Chief Ron Olin met Wednesday with Micah Stegall, 24, to review the Aug. 7 accident.
FIREWORKS SALES REGULATIONS FORCE SOME OUT
December 22, 1999
Few fireworks stand operators are planning to be open for business for New Year’s celebrations because of county regulations.

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