Archive for Thursday, October 21, 1993

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MARLIN W. TUCKER
October 21, 1993
Services for Marlin W. Tucker, 65, Lyndon, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Feltner Funeral Home. Burial will be in Vassar Cemetery, Vassar. Mr. Tucker died Oct. 19, 1993, at his home.
EX-JAYHAWK LANDS POST AS ATTORNEY
October 21, 1993
Mike Maddox, former Kansas basketball player, is not related to Michael Maddox, a Jayhawk recruit from Mays High in Atlanta. The two, however, do have many things in common as they discovered when they met last weekend in Lawrence, prior to the KU-Iowa State football game.
AIDS TESTS BECOMING PART OF COLLEGE DATING RITUAL
October 21, 1993
Fearsover developing the deadly disease have added a new ingredient to courtship, Kansas University students say.
SOUND OFF
October 21, 1993
I’d like to ask when they’re going to do the long-promised reconfiguration of McDonald Drive and Princeton Boulevard. Major work at the intersection of Second Street and McDonald Drive likely won’t begin until spring 1994, City Manager Mike Wildgen said.
OFFICER SHARES TIPS ON THEFT PREVENTION
October 21, 1993
As a clerk in a Lawrence menswear shop years ago, Don Gardner learned firsthand the frustration that shoplifters can cause. As a police officer, he’s doing something about it.
AIDS CASES UNDER-REPORTED
October 21, 1993
A lack of testing may result in under-represented numbers of people who are HIV-positive in Douglas County.
ANXIETY ONE AIDS TEST BYPRODUCT
October 21, 1993
Undergoing a testfor HIV leads to wondering “what if?” even if you consider yourself not to be “high-risk.”
BIDS TOO HIGH ON JUVENILE JAIL
October 21, 1993
The third time may be a charm or a debacle for taxpayers, commissioners say. But for a second time, construction bids came in $300,000 too high.
DRUG BUST SCORES 1,207 DOSES OF LSD
October 21, 1993
Police took more than 1,000 hits of LSD off the streets Wednesday when two men were arrested in a park near Lawrence High School. A uniformed patrol officer was credited today for seizing 1,207 doses of LSD from two men, ages 27 and 21, about 4:45 p.m. at Veteran’s Park. It was one of the city’s biggest LSD seizures ever, authorities said.
CONSERVATION TOUR PRESENTS OPTIONS
October 21, 1993
Soil and energyconservation measures were presented for urban and rural use. Representatives of several government agencies got to see what works in the field.
GUTHRIE SERVICES
October 21, 1993
Services and burial for Joyce Elizabeth Guthrie, 75, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence, with the Rev. Greg McGee officiating. Miss Guthrie died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1993, at Valley View Care Home, Lawrence.
LIONS TIE WITH BV IN SOCCER
October 21, 1993
Lawrence High’s man advantage wasn’t advantage enough. Blue Valley drew a red card with about 20 minutes to play, so the Lions finished their game Wednesday at YSI with an extra player. LHS rebounded from a 2-0 deficit to tie the Tigers, 2-2.
LIGHT-HEARTED MEETING PROVIDES NEEDED RELIEF
October 21, 1993
The joke was on John Shumate Wednesday. “I’m sure a lot of you have heard coaches have corruptness and are deceitful. With Roy leading the way, we all decided last week to wear golf attire to this press conference,” Shumate said at the Golden Harvest press conference at KU’s Parrott Athletic Center.
KANSAS FRESHMAN PROUD REMAINS OUT WITH MONO
October 21, 1993
Still suffering side effects from his month-long bout with mononucleosis, freshman Nick Proud remains sidelined at Kansas. “Evidently when you have mono, you have an enlarged spleen also. Because of that, they have not released him to do anything except minor activity in the swimming pool and on the bike,” KU basketball coach Roy Williams said Wednesday.
MARCUS G. HADL
October 21, 1993
Services for Marcus G. Hadl, 20, Port Charlotte, were scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Small Chapel in the First Presbyterian Church, Port Charlotte. The National Cremation Society was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Hadl died Monday, Oct. 18, 1993, in Port Charlotte.
T LIKE BAN PLAN
October 21, 1993
Concerns aboutabout crime, vandalism and loitering downtown won’t all be solved by limiting the number of licenses to serve alcohol, club owners say.
HOSPITAL REPORT
October 21, 1993
Admissions Sherrie Born, Lawrence.
COUNTY MULLS GUN CONTROL MEASURES
October 21, 1993
Rationality presided at the county’s first public forum on gun control Wednesday. Although Douglas County commissioners took no action, community members said they would be willing to serve on a citizens committee to study such issues as guns in school and home firearm safety.
SHOPLIFTERS STEAL GOOD WILLPROFITS
October 21, 1993
Increasing incidents of petty theft mean extra work and hassles for businesses. And that can translate into higher prices for customers.
MESSAGE INBOTTLE
October 21, 1993
A sixth-grade class project — putting messages in bottles — finally paid off for a Lawrence woman more than 12 years later.
COLLEGE STUDENTS CONTINUE TO FACE TIGHT JOB MARKET
October 21, 1993
A government economist says college-educated young people face tough times finding employment, and when they do it’s likely to be for lower pay than their counterparts in the 1980s.
S MIND ON ONE TRACK
October 21, 1993
Colorado is at Kansas State. Missouri goes to Nebraska. And Iowa State will entertain Oklahoma State. Just so Glen Mason will know.