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HELEN HOKE
January 13, 1991
A funeral mass for Helen Hoke, 64, Greeley, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Catholic Church in Greeley. Burial will be in Garnett Cemetery, Garnett. Mrs. Hoke died Saturday at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. She was born March 26, 1926, in Scipio.
KANSAS GUARD JORDAN MISSES HIS SECOND BUS
January 13, 1991
Maybe this is one for Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Guard Adonis Jordan missed the bus not once but twice this week one out of Oklahoma, the other to Oklahoma.
AFTER 8 YEARS, HIEBERT SET FOR FINAL COUNTY MEETING
January 13, 1991
Nancy Hiebert claims she hasn’t changed during her eight years on the Douglas County Commission, but the county continues to see progress from her efforts. “I think that my most basic philosophy, which I picked up from my parents who are actively still farming in Reno County, is what has influenced virtually everything I’ve tried to do on the commission,” she said in her soft-spoken manner. “You treat people well, you expect that the other person is bringing their best to the table, that you work very hard and that you are honest and fair in your dealings.”
91, FUTURE
January 13, 1991
The president of Haskell Indian Junior College has a hefty list of goals for the new year. Strengthening the two-year college’s current programs tops Bob Martin’s list.
January 13, 1991
The first volley has been fired in a battle that Sen. Wint Winter Jr., R-Lawrence, calls the most important and most difficult the Kansas Legislature will undertake during the next decade. The report of the Task Force on the Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services calls for drastic changes in the way children’s welfare services and health care programs for the poor are operated in Kansas.
KU PROFS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT SRS REFORMS
January 13, 1991
In studying Kansas welfare programs over the past several months, two Kansas University faculty members said they found a system in disarray. But John Poertner and H. Joseph Reitz also said they found hope in both the knowledge and attitudes of the 17 state senators and representatives serving with them on the 24-member Task Force on the Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services.
NATIONAL GROUP FOR BLACK MEN IS UNDER WAY
January 13, 1991
Jake Gordon sifts through the mound of messages on his desk and reiterates that he needs to hire an assistant. Gordon, associate professor of African and African-American studies at Kansas University, has been a busy man since he and a colleague founded the first national organization for African-American men.
DEVASTATION
January 13, 1991
Time is running out for Iraqi president Saddam Hussein. With only two days left before the U.N. Security Council’s deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait or face a congressionally approved military attack, politicians, soldiers and citizens around the world await Saddam’s next move with increasing nervousness.
VETERINARIAN GETS HIS RESERVE ORDERS
January 13, 1991
A local veterinarian and Army reservist has been ordered to report to his unit and will not be in Lawrence for at least six months. Mark Marks, who has a veterinary practice at 3115 Iowa, has been ordered to report to the 445th Army Medical Detachment in Independence, Mo., for a 180-day service tour.
KU/OSU BOX SCORE
January 13, 1991
KANSAS (73) MIN FG FT REB PF TP
BUHLER READY TO BEGIN COUNTY JOB
January 13, 1991
As Nancy Hiebert has wound down her work on the Douglas County Commission, her replacement, Mark Buhler, is geared up and ready to take her place. “I’m looking forward to it,” Buhler said of his swearing-in ceremony on Monday. “It’s sinking in how important it is.”
HOSPITAL REPORT
January 13, 1991
ADMISSIONS Lori Ann Murdock, Lawrence; Lisa Lynn Isenhagen, Lawrence; Melissa Lynn Swanson, Eudora.
FOR THE RECORD
January 13, 1991
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
CREEPY OPERA TAKES BOW AT INGE THEATRE
January 13, 1991
January is 20th-century opera month for John Stephens. As the Kansas University associate voice professor prepares to sing the part of the local priest in a Washington, D.C., production of Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Saint of Bleeker Street,” the cast of the KU Opera Workshop prepares to perform the English composer Benjamin Britten’s “The Turn of the Screw” under Stephens’ direction at the Inge Theatre in Murphy Hall.
LAWRENCE PERFORMERS JOIN TOURING NETWORK
January 13, 1991
Five Lawrence performers and performing groups joined the roster of the Kansas Arts Commission’s Kansas Touring Program. They will be available for performances in communities throughout the state. They include: Jack Winerock, a professor of piano at Kansas University; Ruth Austin, a Middle Eastern dancer; the Oread Baroque Ensemble; the Goodtime Radio Revue Trio; and actress Kay Kuhlman, who will perform a solo play based on the life of Mamie Eisenhower. Art museum receives grant for conservation
LOCAL RESIDENTS SEE VOTE AS MESSAGE
January 13, 1991
Local residents hope Saturday’s historic congressional vote will convince Iraq to withdraw its forces from Kuwait or face an imminent war in the Middle East. “President Bush’s strategy was intended to show Saddam Hussein that he is faced with a war if he doesn’t pull out of Kuwait,” said Tom Stacy, a Kansas University associate law professor who specializes in constitutional law.
POKES 78-55
January 13, 1991
Now everybody knows why Oklahoma State’s women’s basketball team is ranked 25th in the country. “They were outstanding,” Kansas coach Marian Washington said after her Jayhawks’ 78-55 loss to the 13-2 ‘Pokes on Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.
THE DASHING KANSAN
January 13, 1991
Seventy-five years after the death of Lewis Lindsay Dyche, Lawrence residents Bill Sharp and Peggy Sullivan have chronicled the famed Kansas naturalist’s life in their new book, “The Dashing Kansan.” The book opens with Dyche’s 1915 funeral, staged in the rotunda of Kansas University’s Museum of Natural History and encircled by the panorama of North American plants and animals that Dyche created.
NOTES AND QUOTES. . .
January 13, 1991
Notes and quotes while wondering when that Brian Bosworth movie will reach the screens and hoping that when it does they book it in theater No. 3 at the Cinema Twin… Remember Steve Harvey? He’s the Kansas football signee from Leavenworth who tore up a knee in the Shrine Bowl last August and didn’t enroll. KU coach Glen Mason reports that Harvey, a 6-4, 220-pound linebacker, will enroll for the spring semester and that his damaged knee is making satisfactory progress.
WRITER MARILYN COFFEY BEGINS RESIDENCY AT CENTER
January 13, 1991
Marilyn Coffey says you can’t be taught how to write. Never mind that she’s about to teach writing classes at the Lawrence Arts Center. But hear her out:
STATE FISCAL CRISIS LIKELY TO PINCH KU
January 13, 1991
The Kansas Legislature convenes Monday to face a budget crisis so immense that only a miracle can disperse the economic storm clouds threatening budgets of schools in the state university system. “The question is: When you look at the numbers, how can you be optimistic?” asked Sen. Wint Winter, R-Lawrence, an important advocate of Kansas University, one of seven schools in the system.
S TOP SELLERS
January 13, 1991
The Lawrence Board of Realtors named new officers for 1991, bestowed its highest annual honor and recognized last year’s top real estate sellers at its annual mixer Saturday night at the Alvamar County Club. The top award, Realtor of the Year, went to Mike Edmondson of Edmondson Real Estate. Edmondson was the 1989 president of the board.
January 13, 1991
No, he doesn’t look much like the jolly old elf. But Clancy Schmidt says he’s in a similar line of work. “People ask me what I do. And I say, really, I build toys for a living,” the North Lawrence business owner says. “We build big white boxes or big red boxes as the case may be and people haul race cars in them.”
S TUNSTALL HAUNTED BY LATE MISFIRES AT LINE
January 13, 1991
Kansas’ Sean Tunstall hit half of his six free throws Saturday night against Oklahoma State. The wrong half.
MISSED FREE THROWS COST KANSAS, 78-73
January 13, 1991
Here a missed free throw, there a missed free throw, everywhere a missed free throw. Kansas missed too many free throws way too many and dropped a heart-breaking 78-73 overtime loss to Oklahoma State in basketball here Saturday night.
SOVIET CHILL
January 13, 1991
As the situation in the Middle East grows hotter by the day, it seems a chill may have arrived in another part of the world. Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev phoned President Bush Friday to reiterate his support for the U.S. in the Mideast and apparently offer some possible insight on the situation. But while Gorbachev was discussing another part of the world, his own country’s soldiers were moving into the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius to seize the headquarters of the Lithuanian national guard and the republic’s main printing plant.