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WINTER STORM IS MIXED BLESSING
February 22, 1994
Snow, ice, freezing rain — it’s all music to Brian Henry’s ears. “Snow acts as an insulator really well,” said Henry, a salesman for Earl May Garden Center, 3200 Iowa. “That’s why the farmers have been complaining all winter — there hasn’t been any snow or moisture. It’s the same for trees and bedding plants. They need this.”
LEWIS E. MOCK II
February 22, 1994
Lewis Emmett Mock II, 78, Colorado Springs, Colo., died here Friday, Feb. 18, 1994. No services are planned. Mr. Mock was cremated. Mr. Mock was born May 22, 1915, at St. John, Kan.
SLATTERY STUMPS FOR VOTES DURING KU CAMPAIGN STOP
February 22, 1994
U.S. Rep. Jim Slattery, candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, hit KU’s campus to seek support of college students.
COUNTY COOL TO FLOOD BUYOUT
February 22, 1994
Help remains a question mark for residents of property damaged in summer flooding or threatened by the Kansas River’s new course.
CAROL M. CRUMP
February 22, 1994
Services for Carol M. Crump, 71, Ottawa, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dengel & Son Mortuary here with the Rev. Clyde Greisen officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Pomona. Mrs. Crump died Sunday, Feb. 20, 1994, at a Kansas City, Mo., hospital.
COUNTY SACKS A FEW PEOPLE
February 22, 1994
Douglas County commissioners could save taxpayers $80,000 a year under a proposal to restructure county departments, the county administrator said. Changes already have claimed the job of one division director.
BURN BAN LIFTED
February 22, 1994
A countywide burning ban was lifted this morning after Douglas County Commission Chairman Louis McElhaney determined that conditions no longer warranted the protective measure. Although the county issued the ban Friday, it was lifted after only four days because of today’s snow, weekend rain and decreased winds.
RUTH A. BAHM
February 22, 1994
Services for Ruth A. Bahm, 74, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Dighton, with the Rev. Barbara Snell officiating. Burial will be in Dighton Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. Snell died Sunday, Feb. 20, 1994, at the Lane County Long Term Care Unit in Dighton.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
February 22, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 1992 Kawasaki four-wheel drive all-terrain vehicle valued at an undisclosed amount was taken between 10 a.m. and noon Saturday from Kaw Valley Industrial Inc., 1105 E. 23rd, police reported.
LAWRENCE WOMAN REPORTS RAPE
February 22, 1994
A 32-year-old Lawrence woman reported she was raped and sodomized by her boyfriend between 1:15 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Saturday in the 3800 block of Clinton Parkway. A police spokesman said the woman allowed the man into her residence, where he became violent, attacked her and held her against her will.
ON THE ROAD
February 22, 1994
Lawrence’s traffic engineer says getting green lights along 23rd Street is easy — if you’re driving in the middle of the night.
EARL E. CALE SR.
February 22, 1994
Graveside services for Earl Emery Cale Sr., 67, Alamosa, Colo., will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Silent City Cemetery in DeSoto. Mr. Cale died Saturday, Feb. 19, 1994, at his home.
LOUISIANA GUARD COMMITS TO KANSAS
February 22, 1994
Billy Thomas, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Loyola Prep High School in Shreveport, La., has verbally committed to play basketball at Kansas, his high school coach reported. Thomas, who averages 29.5 points per game for Loyola Prep, chose the Jayhawks over Georgetown, Notre Dame, Southwestern Louisiana, Tulane, Alabama, Florida and LSU.
CURRICULUM PROPOSAL DRAWS MIXED RESPONSE
February 22, 1994
Parents see pluses and minuses in proposed revisions to the junior high school curriculum.
S HOT TOPIC
February 22, 1994
Sometime around midnight or 1 a.m. on Sundays during the fall, Tom Osborne takes about 10 minutes to jot down his top 25 for the Division I-A football coaches’ poll. He’s not sure national champions should be determined so offhandedly.
PROPERTY VALUATIONS GENERALLY INCREASE
February 22, 1994
Residential property out west and commercial property on south Iowa Street are generally showing increases in value.
PUBLIC INITIATIVE PASSAGE UNLIKELY
February 22, 1994
Initiative and referendum will probably be defeated again this year, say two Kansas University government professors.
PANEL PROFILES JUVENILE OFFENDERS
February 22, 1994
HOSPITAL REPORT
February 22, 1994
Dismissals Kailey Wingert, Lawrence; Tina Robbins and twin girls, Lawrence; and Lawanna Huslig, Lawrence.
BUDIG ON BASEBALL
February 22, 1994
The KU chancellor put in a pitch for the Kansas City Royals.
MESSER PAYS PRICE TO RACE
February 22, 1994
From the beginning, it was obvious Mike Messer was willing to pay the price to become a successful motorcycle racer. Literally and figuratively. Messer, a 22-year-old lifelong Lawrence resident, has found quite a bit of success in racing lately — especially since he purchased a new motorcycle last year.