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ARSONISTS RESPONSIBLE FOR 24 FIRES IN 1991
January 12, 1992
Lawrence firefighters extinguished fewer intentionally set fires last year than in 1990, but statistics show that arson is growing as a cause of fires locally. According to statistics from the Lawrence Fire Department’s Fire Investigation Bureau, 24 fires extinguished by the department were arson-related in 1991, down from the 32 intentionally set fires extinguished in 1990.
SHORTER SESSION?
January 12, 1992
A Johnson County legislator has offered an interesting proposal that probably won’t get much support in the Kansas Legislature. Rep. Mark Parkinson, R-Olathe, says he plans to propose a constitutional amendment to shorten the legislative session to 75 calendar days from its current 90 days. He contends that the shorter session would make it easier for more Kansans to consider serving in the Legislature and hopes that a shorter session might force legislators to get down to their most serious business earlier in the session.
MUSIC, ART AND RAMBERG
January 12, 1992
Ardys Ramberg stands over a drawing in her brightly painted downtown studio. The drawing has an angel in it. Not that Ramberg planned for an angel to be there. “I have no idea how the angel got in it,” she said. “But it did.”
OFFICE TAPS NEW INVESTOR MARKET
January 12, 1992
Don G. Burman had spent six years as a registered representative in the Topeka office of Offerman & Co., a Minneapolis, Minn.-based financial services company, when he found himself persuaded to come to Lawrence last year. With his son, Don M. Burman, and Doug Bennett, who also are licensed to sell securities, the elder Burman opened a new division office for Offerman in Lawrence. The push to open the office in Lawrence came from the younger Burman and Bennett, who already lived here.
LETTERLMH DELIVERIES
January 12, 1992
To the editor: An interesting article appeared in the Journal-World a few days ago that was incomplete in its content. The facts are as follows:
LAN PROJECTS VARIED IN YEARS
January 12, 1992
Over the past five years, the Lawrence Association of Neighborhoods has compiled a sizable record of accomplishments in its efforts to improve the quality of life in Lawrence. Following is a list of some of those accomplishments: Negotiated with trucking organizations to keep heavy trucks off residential streets.
LOAD
January 12, 1992
Louisville’s thoroughbreds don’t all reside at Churchill Downs. There are some horses on the University of Louisville basketball team, too. “One through five they were all very athletic, maybe the most athletic team we’ll play all year,” Kansas guard Patrick Richey said after the Jayhawks’ shocking 85-78 loss to 8-3 Louisville on Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse. “They could run and they could jump. They were shot blockers, really talented.”
OSTERTAG BOOSTS JAYHAWKS
January 12, 1992
Coming off the bench, 7-foot-2 Greg Ostertag tries to give Kansas a lift. “I like to come in and block shots to get us going,” said Ostertag. He had one block, plus 12 points in Kansas’ 85-78 loss to Louisville Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
EVERETT J. OSHEL
January 12, 1992
Services for Everett Junior Oshel, 67, Ottawa, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Mr. Oshel died Saturday, Jan. 11, 1992, at Delmar Gardens Nursing Center, Olathe.
ELEANOR ELMORE
January 12, 1992
Services for Eleanor Elmore, 68, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Gage Park Baptist Church in Topeka. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. She died Thursday, Jan. 9, 1992, at a Topeka hospital.
FOOS
January 12, 1992
Services for Eugene Dale “Bud” Foos, 56, Perry, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Perry United Methodist Church. The Rev. Barbara Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Perry. Mr. Foos died Friday, Jan. 10, 1992, at a Topeka hospital.
LOSS MIGHT HELP KANSAS JAMISON
January 12, 1992
A defeat is a defeat is a defeat. Or is it? “I think this was a good loss for us,” Kansas senior Alonzo Jamison said after Louisville handed the Jayhawks’ their first setback of the season with an 85-78 victory on Saturday night.
NEIGHBORHOOD GROUP, AT 5, GOING STRONG
January 12, 1992
On the eve of the fifth anniversary of the Lawrence Association of Neighborhoods, Arthur Anderson isn’t worried about keeping members interested in the group. “There always seems to be a problem,” said Anderson, chuckling. “There’s always an issue.”
LOUISVILLE RIDES UNDERDOG ROLE
January 12, 1992
Facing fourth-ranked Kansas in Allen Fieldhouse, Louisville looked destined for its third loss in a row. But the Cardinals’ underdog role did them more good than harm Saturday night as they handed KU it’s first loss of the season and ended its 24-game home winning streak, 85-78.
BOARD TO STUDY DISTRICT BUDGET
January 12, 1992
The Lawrence school board will meet an hour earlier than usual Monday to continue its study of the district’s budget. The study session will be at 6:30 p.m. at the district’s Service Center, 3705 Clinton Pkwy. During the regular meeting that will start at 7:30 p.m., the board is scheduled to:
93 AT HASKELL
January 12, 1992
If everything goes as planned, Haskell Indian Junior College will enroll the first students in its teacher education program in the fall of 1993. Expanding to offer baccalaureate degrees was a goal set forth by Haskell’s Long-Range Planning Committee, the group that developed the school’s Vision 2000 planning document. Vision 2000 is the blueprint Haskell officials are using to plan the future of the Bureau of Indian Affairs school.
PROGRESS
January 12, 1992
Douglas County finds itself at the midpoint of bringing the regional juvenile detention center to life in Lawrence. County Administrator Chris McKenzie said the county is awaiting a signed contract from the state Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services before proceeding with the project. The contract will detail financing of the center’s construction, in which the state covers 90 percent of the $1.5 million construction cost. Douglas County and the 17 other counties in the northeast Kansas region will split the remaining 10 percent of the cost.
WOODLING SUNDAY COLUMN
January 12, 1992
Notes and quotes… Notes and quotes while wondering if Mickey Mouse was ever on hand for any of the Mickey Mouse legislation voted on during last week’s NCAA convention in Anaheim… Ricky Ross, a former Wichita prep standout who began his college career at Kansas, was waived last week by the Wichita Outlaws of the Global Basketball Assn. Ross, now 30, played in 15 games before a chronic back injury flared up…
JAYHAWK NOTEBOOK
January 12, 1992
Steve Palermo, the American League umpire who was shot in the back July 7 as he attempted to foil a robbery outside a Dallas restaurant, was introduced before the game. Palermo, who was walking with the help of crutches, said he was at the game at the invitation of KU coach Roy Williams. During a short interview before the game, Palermo, 41, who lives in Overland Park, said he was impressed with the Jayhawks and with Allen Fieldhouse.
S JAIL FOR JUVENILES
January 12, 1992
A regional juvenile detention center in Douglas County remains a vision with county and state officials, but about 20 miles east of Lawrence that vision is reality. Olathe is home to the 12-year-old Johnson County Juvenile Hall. The Lawrence center, due for completion next year, likely will resemble the Olathe center since the same design consultant worked on both projects.
KU, MINNESOTA SPLIT
January 12, 1992
All senior swimmer Robert Sturman had to do was look at coach Gary Kempf to see how he felt about the men’s final home performance of the season. “From the look on his face, he was not pleased,” Sturman said. “We just didn’t attack it like we should have. We should have been a lot closer than we were.”
COUNTY TO MAP DISTRICTS
January 12, 1992
The Douglas County Commission Monday will begin work to redraw its three district boundaries as mandated after the 1990 census. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the county courthouse, 11th and Massachusetts streets.
MAKE WAY FOR STETSON
January 12, 1992
Lisa Clark’s classroom at Schwegler School is home to 29 students 28 first graders and one 4-month-old German shepherd named Stetson. The puppy is being raised by Mrs. Clark and her class for Kansas Specialty Dog Service Inc. (KSDS), in Washington, a not-for-profit company that trains and places support dogs with persons with disabilities.
S PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY IN LIMBO
January 12, 1992
If the state won’t fund its April 7 presidential preference primary, the statute mandating the election should be taken off the books and the primary canceled, three local legislators said Saturday. The state’s fiscal situation has put the primary, expected to cost between $1.3 million to $1.8 million, in limbo.
CARDINALS SHOCK JAYHAWKS, 85-78
January 12, 1992
Thud. Kansas fell to earth Saturday night. Unranked Louisville punctured the No. 4-ranked Jayhawks’ balloon with an 85-78 victory in Allen Fieldhouse.
FOR THE RECORD
January 12, 1992
Law enforcement report Fire calls
LOUISVILLE COACH FINDS RETURN TO KU EVENTFUL
January 12, 1992
OK, so James Speed may have returned to his hometown of Louisville, Ky., after coaching Kansas University’s cheerleading squad for four years. And Speed may now be the head cheerleading coach at the University of Louisville. But when he walked back into Allen Fieldhouse, heard the crowd and the band and saw all the crimson and blue it happened he got caught up in a flood of Jayhawk spirit.
HOSPITAL REPORT
January 12, 1992
DISMISSALS Mireya Huui and baby boy, Lawrence.
MARY LUCILLE BROERS
January 12, 1992
Services for Mary Lucille Broers, 88, Eudora, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence. She died Saturday morning, Jan. 11, 1992, at her home.
ARSONISTS RESPONSIBLE FOR 24 FIRES IN 1991
January 12, 1992
Lawrence firefighters extinguished fewer intentionally set fires last year than in 1990, but statistics show that arson is growing as a cause of fires locally. According to statistics from the Lawrence Fire Department’s Fire Investigation Bureau, 24 fires extinguished by the department were arson-related in 1991, down from the 32 intentionally set fires extinguished in 1990.