Archive for Friday, November 5, 1993

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RECOMMENDATIONS LISTED BY KU PANEL
November 5, 1993
Following are recommendations made by the Academic Policies and Procedures Committee, presented to Kansas University governance on Thursday: * Concurred with the administration to discontinue the bachelor of arts and master of science degrees in atmospheric science.
LAWRENCE A. POTTS
November 5, 1993
Services for Lawrence Aaron Potts, 76, Leavenworth, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Leavenworth, with the Rev. Harold Peters officiating. Burial will be in Mount Muncie Cemetery in Leavenworth. Mr. Potts, former Leavenworth County appraiser, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1993, at Leavenworth County Infirmary.
BOOKED UP
November 5, 1993
Parents interested in hanging out in Lawrence during May 1994 commencement weekend had better get a motel room now.
HEALTH PANEL SEEKS MORE IDEAS
November 5, 1993
A panel studying the space demands of four area health care agencies turns its attention Monday to what local residents think the future health-care needs of Douglas County will be. The interagency board for health facilities review, an ad hoc group, has already held a series of meetings with local agency administrators and has contracted an architectural firm to study several alternatives for expansion of the county’s health care agencies, some of which are operating in increasingly cramped quarters.
STATE HOPES TO TAG TAX CHEATS WITH NEW PLATES
November 5, 1993
Kansas residents will be issued new motor vehicle license plates beginning in January, but the plates aren’t just to introduce a new color scheme. “The reasoning is that over a five- or six-year period, about 2 to 2-1/2 percent of residents do not renew their tags,” said Rick Scheibe, vehicle administrator for the state division of motor vehicles. “That translates into millions of dollars in lost revenue for the state and counties.
KU CREDIT UNION MOVING OFFICES
November 5, 1993
Citing growth in membership and loan volume, the KU Federal Credit Union is planning to build a new facility in western Lawrence.
TURNOUT LOW FOR MEETING ON KU POLICY
November 5, 1993
The only public meeting scheduled on KU’s campus to debate a ban on romantic and sexual relationships between faculty and students attracted one participant.
POLICE LOOK INTO COMPLAINTS ABOUT TEACHER
November 5, 1993
Lawrence police have begun an investigation into a report that students at Sunset Hill School were abused by a substitute teacher. Bonnie Locke reported to police on Thursday that her son, Stephen, a fourth-grader at Sunset Hill, was struck by the teacher on Tuesday.
BALDWIN MAN DIES OF CRASH INJURIES
November 5, 1993
A rural Baldwin man who was critically injured in a motorcycle accident last month near Lawrence has died. A spokesman for the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., said the victim, Jerry D. Coble, 34, died Thursday at the medical center.
CHURCH SOON TO PLAY DIFFERENT TUNE
November 5, 1993
Fund-raising efforts to refurbish an antique piano have paid off for a Lecompton church.
INFO CENTER GETS ITS SHARE OF SILLINESS
November 5, 1993
Operators at KU’s Information Center field more than 150,000 calls a year — most serious, some flaky.
MAGAZINES SING PRAISES OF KANSAS
November 5, 1993
Some preseason basketball magazines are worth the $5.95 cover price, while others are worth about .595 cents. “I read one magazine article. It said we have question marks at point guard, small forward and center. That is 60 percent of your lineup. You flip three pages over and it picks us 10th in the entire country,” said KU coach Roy Williams, expressing disbelief at publications that seemingly overrate the 1993-94 Jayhawks.
DOROTHY N. HODGE
November 5, 1993
Dorothy N. Hodge, 68, Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and formerly of Lawrence, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 1993. No services are planned. Mrs. Hodge was born May 6, 1925, in Lawrence, the daughter of Charles and Mabel Mull. She lived in Lawrence until 1949, and she worked as a telephone operator for many years.
PROGRAM SUPPORTERS VOW BATTLE
November 5, 1993
A KU professor is blasting recommendations to eliminate meteorology master’s programs, moves he calls “senseless” and a “bunch of baloney.”
HOSPITAL REPORT
November 5, 1993
Dismissals Charles Fatherley, Tonganoxie.
LHS CONSIDERS NEW SCHEDULES
November 5, 1993
Lawrence High School is exploring alternative class schedules that might make homework more manageable and class time more productive.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
November 5, 1993
Burglaries and thefts reported — Two shotguns, a box of shells, a television set, a videocassette recorder and two video games were among items taken between 1 p.m. and 8:53 p.m. Thursday from a residence in the 2800 block of Pebble Lane, Lawrence police reported today. The items were valued together on a police report at $3,626.
APPEALS COURT ORDERS RETRIAL IN DRUG CASE
November 5, 1993
The 1992 drug and firearm conviction of a Lawrence man arrested during a raid in Jefferson County has been overturned by a federal appeals court.
KU LADY HOOPSTER GAIN CORPAORATE SPONSORSHIP
November 5, 1993
Kansas women’s basketball will be getting a major corporate sponsor, it was revealed at Friday’s meeting of the KU athletic board.