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RURAL ROOTS, GLOBAL VISION
February 7, 1994
Baker University’s Truman Scholarship finalist has rural roots but an interest in international politics.
KU-NU GAME
February 7, 1994
Steve Woodberry’s three-pointer from the right side beat Oklahoma State a week and a half ago. On Sunday, Woodberry’s three from the left, followed by a resounding dunk, raised a one-point lead to six in the last 1:09 of Kansas’ 94-87 win over Nebraska at Allen Fieldhouse.
LENDERS INCREASE MORTGAGE RATES
February 7, 1994
Local mortgage rates skipped upward this morning as credit markets continued to react to a rise in short-term rates. At least one local lender suggested that the quarter-point rise in his rates was just a temporary blip. Mike Heffner, a vice president at Capitol Federal Savings & Loan, said long-term rates might feel some impact from an increase in short-term rates but the two won’t necessarily lock step.
MINNIE ENGLE
February 7, 1994
Minnie Engle, 92, formerly of Quenemo and Melvern, has died. Mrs. Engle moved to Florida with her daughter, Colleen North, in 1993.
SWALL
February 7, 1994
Because of a lack of funding this year, state lawmakers aren’t expected to do much in terms of welfare reform, says Rep. Forrest Swall, D-Lawrence. “That’s the reality of it,” Swall, a Kansas University assistant professor of social welfare, said this morning. “We’re going to have a lot of talk, but not much action. “
VAUGHN SIDEBAR
February 7, 1994
Like most any organization, Kansas’ basketball team has a pecking order, and the freshmen are at the bottom. Off the court.
HUSKER SIDEBAR
February 7, 1994
Eric Piatkowski scored 26 points and was joined by three other Nebraska players in double figures. But it was seldom-used freshman Mikki Moore who was the center of attention following the Cornhuskers’ 94-87 loss to Kansas on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse.
HOSPITAL REPORT
February 7, 1994
Births Douglas and Sharon Franco, Lawrence, a boy, Sunday.
RURAL ROOTS, GLOBAL VISION
February 7, 1994
Baker University’s Truman Scholarship finalist has rural roots but an interest in international politics.
JAYHAWKS TAKE TO THE AIRWAVES
February 7, 1994
The voices of the Jayhawks are heard every week by thousands of fans on 28 radio stations across the state.
POLITICS ON AN EMPTY STOMACH
February 7, 1994
The current legislative struggle over tuition hikes and Washburn University is doing nothing to ease my politico-intolerant system. First of all we have Gus Bogina, the Republican representative from Shawnee who also heads the Kansas Senate’s Ways and Means Committee. “Ways and Means,” in laymen’s terms, is “who gets how much money,” but in Bogina’s mind I’m pretty sure that’s “ways to cut funding for higher education by the people who have the means to do so.”
TOPEKA SCHOOLS TAKE MULTICULTURAL PATH
February 7, 1994
USD 501 in Topeka has found its own way to make multicultural education part of the curriculum.
PROFILE
February 7, 1994
Wall Street lawyer Francois Henriquez turned his back on the Big Apple for true love in Kansas.
SCOTT HURT
February 7, 1994
Mikki Moore played just four minutes and 15 seconds on Sunday afternoon. That was more than enough time to cause Kansas’ basketball team great harm. He became tangled with KU senior Richard Scott, and, inadvertently knocked Scott’s shoulder out of place with 6:46 left in the first half.
KU IN TOP 10 FOR RHODES SCHOLARSHIPS
February 7, 1994
KU ranks among the top public universities in output of Rhodes scholars.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
February 7, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * A safe containing cash was taken Saturday night from Papa Kenos restaurant, 1035 Mass. Police said the burglars broke into the building and stole $300 from a cash register before taking an 18-by-18-inch safe that contained cash and postage stamps. An estimated $50 damage to the window frame was reported. No arrests have been made.
EX-JAYHAWK QB DOUGLASS TRIED BASEBALL
February 7, 1994
Notes and quotes while wondering how many Big Eight basketball teams will survive the dog days of February and earn an NCAA tournament bid… Michael Jordan isn’t the first Chicago pro athlete to retire, then take a flyer on baseball. Former Kansas All-American Bobby Douglass pitched one summer for the White Sox’s Triple-A farm club in Des Moines after knee problems forced him to retire as the Bears quarterback at age 32…
S HOMELESS ALSO COME WITHLEGS
February 7, 1994
The Lawrence Humane Society’s animal shelter is, as usual, full of dogs this winter. In a week, when new state regulations take effect, space for cats may also be at a premium.
KU RUNNERS
February 7, 1994
Kansas cross country runner Bryan Schultz placed sixth at the U.S. Cross Country trials on Saturday in Memphis, Tenn., and has qualified for the junior world championships, set for March 26 in Budapest, Hungary. Schultz, a freshman from Topeka, finished the 8K course in 26:44.0. Just six runners qualified for the world meet.
KU NETTERS
February 7, 1994
Kansas’ doubles team of Rebecca Jensen and Nora Koves fell to Georgia’s Michelle Anderson and Angela Lettiere in the finals of the Rolex National Indoor Collegiate championships on Sunday. Jensen and Koves, ranked 10th in the country, fell to the No. 7-rated team, 7-5, 6-1.
KU WOMEN LOSE
February 7, 1994
Missouri proved giant killer in women’s basketball on Sunday, tripping Kansas, 78-77, at the Hearnes Center. Amy Fordham’s two free throws with 10.7 seconds left proved to be the game-winners for the Tigers, 9-12 overall and 3-6 in the Big Eight. KU fell to 16-3 overall and 7-2 in the league.
JANUARY PERMITS SHOW HOME BUILDERS STILL BUSY
February 7, 1994
If January is any indication, 1994 will be another strong year for single-family housing construction in Lawrence. The city building inspector’s office reported this morning that its staff issued building permits for 31 new homes during January. That activity accounted for $2,712,000 of the month’s $3,900,497 in total valuation. Valuation represents the estimated cost of construction, exclusive of land costs.
RAYMOND A. FALEN
February 7, 1994
Services for Raymond A. Falen, 92, Stafford, will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Peacock-Milton Chapel in Stafford with the Rev. Cheryl Peters officiating. Burial will be in Stafford Cemetery. Mr. Falen died Sunday, Feb. 6, 1994, at the Leisure Homestead, Stafford.
DISTRICT COURT
February 7, 1994
Civil case proceedings * A Lawrence family has filed a lawsuit against the operators of a local preschool and child-care center, alleging that the school negligently left a child unsupervised on Jan. 28, 1992. On behalf of their daughter, Daniel and Brenda Penzel filed the suit against Sunshine Acres Montessori School and three of its representatives: Susan Mozykowski, Debbie Dillon and Lisa Voth. The suit, filed in Douglas County District Court, asks for damages in excess of $50,000 for each of two counts. Upon receiving a summons, the defendants have 20 days to answer the petition.
POLICE, NEIGHBORHOOD TIES SOUGHT
February 7, 1994
City officials want the state’s help in financing community policing programs.