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BILL HANCOCK
May 18, 1994
Next season’s Final Four at the Seattle Kingdome figures to be the best ever. Count on it, says Bill Hancock, the NCAA’s director of Div.I men’s basketball. “Every year needs to be the best or else you are backsliding,” said Hancock, who brought the 1994 Charlotte (N.C.) Final Four committee to town Tuesday for a round of golf at Alvamar.
95 GETS OK
May 18, 1994
Even with one of its most fundamental guidelines outdated, Plan ‘95 won the support of Lawrence city commissioners Tuesday. Commissioners declared the city’s comprehensive land-use guide “current and viable,” despite its provision that no more than 90 acres of land be zoned commercial during the past 15 years.
OREAD PERMIT PARKING GAINS GUARDED SUPPORT
May 18, 1994
Ask questions first
GRETCHEN BUDIG JOINS WALK DOWN THE HILL
May 18, 1994
Gretchen Budig was incognito at Kansas University’s commencement ceremony. Few people in Sunday’s crowd of 30,000 in Memorial Stadium noticed that a woman wearing blue academic regalia on the main platform was the wife of Chancellor Gene Budig.
MILROY
May 18, 1994
Services for Walter “Scott” Milroy, 90, Winchester, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Winchester, with the Rev. Paul Finley officiating. Mr. Milroy died Monday, May 16, 1994, at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital.
LHS SENIOR TO ATTEND SCHOOL AS MERIT SCHOLAR
May 18, 1994
Lawrence High School senior Ariane Kissam has received a college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship. Kissam, the daughter of Philip and Brenda Kissam, has received a Merit Scholarship from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.
KU MED CENTER DOCTORS TO STAFF LMH EMERGENCY ROOM
May 18, 1994
A KU physician will head a group of emergency room doctors at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
LYDIA A. LEWTON
May 18, 1994
Private graveside services for Lydia A. Lewton, 87, Topeka, will be at Pleasant View Cemetery here. Mrs. Lewton died Saturday, May 14, 1994, at a Topeka hospital.
COUNTY RECEIVES DRUG GRANT
May 18, 1994
At least for another year, Douglas County drug enforcement programs will benefit from federal grants.
TURNPIKE COMMUTE IS SLOW GO
May 18, 1994
Road work on the Kansas Turnpike east of Lawrence will last until November.
KU NOTES
May 18, 1994
Even though they have an at-large bid in the NCAA tournament tucked in their back pocket like a batting glove, Kansas’ players and coaches aren’t looking at the Big Eight baseball tournament as a tuneup. In football and basketball, the Big Eight awards its title to the team with the best regular-season record. In baseball, the regular season only determines seedings in the postseason tournament, where the winner is the conference champion.
TEENS SOUGHT FOR COMMITTEES
May 18, 1994
Welcome, teens, to the sea of city committees.
UNIVERSITY CANCELS SESSIONS OF ELDERHOSTEL FOR FIRST TIME
May 18, 1994
Two sessions of annual local historical programs for older citizens have been canceled for the first time.
SELAN HALL
May 18, 1994
Services for Selan Hall Jr., 46, Stilwell, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hart Funeral Home in Stilwell with the Rev. Lincoln York and the Rev. Gary Jones officiating. Burial will be in Stilwell City Cemetery. Mr. Hall died Monday, May 16, at his home.
MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER WILL TOUT EDUCATION
May 18, 1994
Drew T. Brown III says that without education, he wouldn’t have had the right stuff to become a U.S. Navy jet attack pilot. Next week, Brown will be in Lawrence to tell youths that they also need an education to achieve their dreams.
PEARL E. HACKLER
May 18, 1994
Graveside services for Pearl Evelena Hackler, 72, Kansas City, Kan., will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at DeSoto Cemetery here. She died Monday, May 16, 1994, at Bethany Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
GERMAN SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS VISIT KU
May 18, 1994
A group of German education administrators toured Lawrence and KU this week as part of a Fulbright program.
LHS SOCCER
May 18, 1994
For the most part, soccer is a game played with the feet, not with the hands. But the tie-breaking goal in Olathe East’s 2-0 victory over Lawrence High Tuesday came off the hands of East’s Jackie Sweetapple. At 20:08 of the first half, Sweetapple launched a throw-in toward the Lawrence goal. LHS goalie Megan Ramsay tried to catch it, but it bounced off her right hand and into the net. That goal buoyed the Hawks to victory in the regional contest.
JOSEPH W. BISHOP
May 18, 1994
A private inurnment service for Joseph William Bishop, 88, Overbrook, will be held at a later date at the Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook, Ill. Mr. Bishop died Tuesday, May 17, 1994, in Overbrook.
MABLE BROWN
May 18, 1994
Services for Mable Brown, 67, Wellsville, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Wilson & Son Chapel here. Burial will be in Wellsville Cemetery. Mrs. Brown died Tuesday, May 17, 1994, at Wellsville Manor Nursing Home.
LHS SOFTBALL
May 18, 1994
Lawrence High’s softball team knew it needed a few breaks to earn a state trip. The only problem was the Lions received all of the bad ones. The Lions lost in the regional championship game of the Class 6A softball tournament to Topeka West, 3-2, on Tuesday afternoon.
COMMENCEMENT AT HASKELL TO INCLUDE ANNUAL POWWOW
May 18, 1994
A traditional Native American rite will help honor Haskell graduates.
LHS BASE
May 18, 1994
Really, Lawrence High’s baseball team didn’t mean to sound like an inhospitable host. But the Lions grew weary of watching the best baseball teams in the state play in their own backyard while they sat in the stands.
DOCTOR FACES CHARGES IN ABORTION CASE
May 18, 1994
A Lawrence doctor has been accused of performing an illegal abortion on a 13-year-old girl. In what may be the first such case in Kansas, Douglas County prosecutors charged Dr. Dale Clinton with performing the abortion Sept. 25 without consent of the girl’s parents and without a court order. In addition, Clinton was charged with a count of failing to report that the girl had been sexually abused “when there was reason to suspect that such abuse existed,” a complaint read.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
May 18, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * A computer hard drive unit valued on a police report at $2,000 was taken between 7 a.m. and 10:20 a.m. Monday from the library at Lawrence High School, 1901 La., Lawrence police reported today. Police Sgt. Rick Nickell said faculty members who monitor the reading room housing the computer could provide no information on possible suspects.
HASKELL GRADS READY FOR NEXT STEP
May 18, 1994
Haskell graduates leave a university in transition.
COMMISSION OKS PARK PROJECTS LIST
May 18, 1994
City commissioners have plenty of parks projects to choose from. Now all they need is the money.
HOSPITAL REPORT
May 18, 1994
Admissions Oscar Turner, Baldwin.
FACING ISU LEAST OF EVILS IN FIRST ROUND
May 18, 1994
Thinking out loud about this weekend’s Big Eight baseball tournament and the six-team double elimination bracket I’ll spend the next two weeks trying to decipher… At 38-13, Kansas is in the NCAA tournament. Where and how high the seeding has yet to be decided, but speculation is that a good Big Eight tournament might make the Jayhawks a No. 2 seed in an eastern regional. Two and out in Oklahoma City, and a third or fourth seed in Stillwater or Wichita might be in their future…
HAETHER RICHINS
May 18, 1994
Heather Richins has the bloodlines, but who would have believed she’d make the All-Big Eight softball team as a freshman? Certainly not Kansas coach Kalum Haack.