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EMPLOYMENT-SEEKERS FIND $15-AN-HOUR JOBS ARE FEW
December 5, 1993
Good-paying jobs are tough to find in Lawrence, say those actively looking.
KEEP CHRISTMAS TOYS SAFE, GROUP WARNS
December 5, 1993
Toys are for fun and games, but an ill-selected item can cause harm or even death to a child. Some local groups want to be sure a Christmas present doesn’t turn into an unforeseen tragedy this holiday season. An Ounce of Prevention
HOSPITAL REPORT
December 5, 1993
Dismissals Anke Wells, McLouth; baby girl B. Schmidt, Lawrence; Julie Nelson and baby girl, Lecompton.
BAKER DOWNS DOANE IN NAIA DIVISION II QUARTERFINALS
December 5, 1993
A fumble, an interception and a broken clock. Yes, it looked like it would be a long day for Baker. Those were the results of the Wildcat’s first three possessions Saturday. But Doane didn’t capitalize, and the No. 10 Wildcats defeated the second-ranked Tigers, 28-21, in a NAIA Division II football quarterfinal game at Liston Stadium.
CITY, COUNTY IN CONFLICT OVER RURAL WATER
December 5, 1993
Building a home in the country is easy, compared to the mounting difficulty of tapping into rural water district lines.
KU GRADUATE WINS RHODES SCHOLARSHIP
December 5, 1993
Kansas University recorded a major academic victory on Saturday when a recent KU graduate was named a Rhodes scholar.
WELFARE REFORM WORKING WELL, LEGISLATOR SAYS
December 5, 1993
CRIME TOO COMMON
December 5, 1993
To the editor: On a dark October night, two Kansas University students were walking by Memorial Stadium, in Lawrence, when four men stopped them and took their money. “It all happened so fast. I saw them across the street and didn’t even worry about it,” described one of the students. Events such as this are becoming more and more common.
WOOLING COLUMN TURNABOUT HELPED KEEP STREAK ALIVE
December 5, 1993
Hard to believe, but no Roy Williams-coached Kansas basketball team has dropped two games in a row since 1989. “That’s amazing,” a press room wag remarked before Saturday night’s Kansas-DePaul game. “He shouldn’t have any trouble keeping that intact tonight.”
KU DOWNS DEPAUL
December 5, 1993
DePaul uses a zone defense about as frequently as the Cubs win the pennant. That is to say, just about never.
SETTING BOUNDARIES
December 5, 1993
Closing three elementary schools may be a good idea, but taxpayers deserve a good explanation of why the district wants to close schools so soon after using elementary overcrowding to justify construction of two new schools. On the face of it, it doesn’t make a lot of sense to build two new elementary schools and then turn around and close three others.
KANSAS WOMEN WIN DIAL CLASSIC
December 5, 1993
Kansas women’s basketball’s first Angie Halbleib Show was held this weekend. Fortunately for the Jayhawks, the act is scheduled for a four-year run. A 5-foot-10 freshman guard from Middleton, Wis., Halbleib was named Dial Classic MVP after leading KU to an 81-65 victory over Central Michigan in the championship game Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
RURAL WATER DISTRICT LEAVES PLENTY OF ROOM FOR GROWTH
December 5, 1993
Ten years ago, building a new water treatment plant solved Art Worthington’s problem. “We had a good reason,” said Worthington, manager of Douglas County Rural Water District No. 3. “We had three districts short of water.
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December 5, 1993
A Lawrence man recalls his feelings about the Day of Infamy.
MARTHA PETEFISH
December 5, 1993
Graveside services for Martha Petefish, 89, a former Lawrence resident, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Witmer officiating. Mrs. Petefish died Saturday, Dec. 4, 1993, at the Eudora Nursing Center.
BILLIE GORRILL
December 5, 1993
Services for Billie Louise Gorrill, 73, a former Lawrence resident, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey Funeral Home, Lawrence. Mrs. Gorrill died Saturday, Dec. 4, 1993, at a Wichita hospital.
CHRISTENE ERETH
December 5, 1993
Services for Christene Ereth, 90, Shawnee, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church here. Burial will be at St. John’s Cemetery, Lenexa. Mrs. Ereth died Friday, Dec. 3, 1993, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
December 5, 1993
Police reports — A 32-year-old Lawrence woman was arrested on an aggravated battery charge at 6:30 a.m. Saturday after she allegedly hit another Lawrence woman on the head with a beer bottle at a mobile home in the 3300 block of Iowa. Lawrence police reported that the attack stemmed from a domestic dispute involving the 32-year-old woman, her estranged boyfriend and the man’s new girlfriend. The victim was not seriously injured, police said. The 32-year-old woman was released Saturday afternoon on a recognizance bond and ordered to appear Dec. 15 in Douglas County District Court.
RINGING IN THE SEASON, IN OLD STYLE
December 5, 1993
Lawrence’s first Christmas parade featuring horses was successful, an organizer said, and the date is already set for next year’s “Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade.”
ALICE ANN BUCK
December 5, 1993
Graveside services for Alice Ann Buck, 72, a lifelong Lawrence resident, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Tom Decker officiating. Mrs. Buck died Friday, Dec. 3, 1993, at her home.