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HUSKER SIDEBAR
November 7, 1993
Trev Alberts won’t send a card, so this will have to do: “I’d like to thank Kansas for going for two,” Alberts said. “It was in their best interest and ours.”
WHO TO CALL
November 7, 1993
In Lawrence, a person considering suicide can turn to a number of places for help. Marcia Epstein, director of Headquarters, 1419 Mass., provided the following list of counseling agencies. Some are free and others provide help on a sliding scale:
BALWIN LOSES
November 7, 1993
After watching each half of the Baldwin-Sabetha playoff game, it remained uncertain which team was the number-one ranked team in the state. Sabetha proved it was the Class 4A’s top-rated team, escaping a nearly-miraculous comeback from Baldwin. The Bluejays prevailed 30-19 in the Kansas Class 4A Regional Championship game at Liston Stadium Saturday night.
DEMOLITION DISPUTE
November 7, 1993
The Old English Lutheran Church, 1040 N.H., has been renovated into office space and will now be called the 1040 Professional Building, owner Tripp Anderson said. The future of the building, which will be 123 years old next month, was up in the air for several years while the owners, historic preservation groups and the city wrangled over what should be done with the structure.
ONE PLAY
November 7, 1993
Here it was the third quarter and the droves were still parked. Then came the fourth quarter and still nobody was leaving. Was this a Kansas-Nebraska football game?
BAKER WINS
November 7, 1993
Tim Sheldon saved his best performance for his last appearance in Liston Stadium. Sheldon had a near-perfect outing Saturday, completing 28 of 29 passes for 294 yards in Baker’s 31-21 victory over MidAmerica Nazarene on Saturday. The game may be the senior’s final home game in his hometown.
KU FACULTY FACE PARENTAL LEAVE DILEMMA
November 7, 1993
Some Kansas University faculty struggle to deal with the competing pressures of raising children and attaining tenure.
FORUM SEEKS DEVELOPMENT INPUT
November 7, 1993
Strawman Plan Groups Growth management and corridor growth management
END OF GAME HAS KU, NU FANS HOLDING BREATH
November 7, 1993
Both Kansas and Nebraska fans say they never expected Saturday’s exciting performance that left KU two points shy of upending the undefeated Cornhuskers.
KU GAME
November 7, 1993
It is a head coach’s prerogative to watch his team run roughshod the length of the field and call a pass play on the goalline. It is also a head coach’s prerogative to be crushed when the pass play fails, and Kansas’ Glen Mason exercised both options Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
KU SIDEBAR
November 7, 1993
A tie and a ticket would have admitted any Kansas football player to the postseason, but that’s not the way the Jayhawks wanted to go to a bowl game. One and all endorsed coach Glen Mason’s decision to try for a two-point conversion with 52 seconds left, even though the failed attempt left them with a 21-20 loss to Nebraska on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
JUNE HENLEY SIDEBAR
November 7, 1993
Glen Mason’s dance card was filled with June Henley’s name. All except the last dance, that is. The freshman tailback carried 13 times during Kansas’ stirring 17-play touchdown drive late in the fourth quarter against Nebraska.
HASKELL COACH
November 7, 1993
As both the Grover Cleveland and Franklin Roosevelt of Haskell University basketball coaches, it didn’t take Walt Wilson long to fit into his role. Like Cleveland, Wilson’s time on the job has not been consecutive. And like Roosevelt, he’s in his fourth term.
ARMISTICE DAY MEMORIES
November 7, 1993
Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of the signing of the armistice to end World War I, and one of the few surviving local WWI veterans will be honored.
MARY STEELE
November 7, 1993
Services for Mary A. Steele, 84, Lawrence, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Ronald D. Mickley officiating, assisted by the Rev. Homer Rule. Burial will be at Silent City Cemetery, DeSoto. Mrs. Steele died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1993, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center, Topeka.
PLANNERS SAY PUBLIC COMMENT CRITICAL
November 7, 1993
Citizen input to the Strawman Plan is crucial if Horizon 2020 is to be a successful guide for Lawrence and Douglas County’s growth in the next 25 years, organizers say. About 150 residents showed up at the last Horizon 2020 community forum, and Jean Milstead, chairman of the Horizon 2020 steering committee and a member of the Lawrence/Douglas County Planning Commission, said she hopes for a similar turnout this time.
7 LOCAL MEMORIALS HONOR WWI VETS
November 7, 1993
As America recognizes the 75th anniversary of the end of World War I, thoughts often turn to memories and anecdotes of those killed or injured in the war. Area historians and military buffs say there are seven World War I memorials in Lawrence.
JERRY COBLE
November 7, 1993
Services for Jerry D. Coble, 34, rural Baldwin, Kan., will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Fairview Pentecostal Holiness Church here with the Rev. David Jet officiating. Burial will follow at Bado Cemetery near Cabool. Mr. Coble died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1993, at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., of injuries he suffered in a motorcycle accident Oct. 23 about one-half mile south of Lawrence.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
November 7, 1993
Burglaries and thefts reported — A word processor, a television set, a videocassette recorder and a compact disc player were among items taken between 9:15 p.m. Friday and 2:45 a.m. Saturday from an apartment in the 2300 block of Murphy, Lawrence police reported. The items were valued together on a police report at $3,780.