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November 20, 1994
Preservation groups hope to form an umbrella organization that will give them a stronger voice in Lawrence and Douglas County.
TEEN SUSPECTED IN PIZZA HOLDUP
November 20, 1994
Lawrence police were searching late Saturday for a teen-ager suspected of robbing a pizza deliver driver at gunpoint. Police Sgt. George Wheeler said the robbery occurred about 9:35 p.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of New Hampshire, where the driver had gone to deliver a pizza.
SOUND OFF
November 20, 1994
Could you give me an adequate explanation of why downtown Christmas decorations on the street poles have to be up by the second week of November? City Manager Mike Wildgen said he didn’t know if his explanation would be adequate, but here it is:
LIBERAL WINS 5A FOOTBALL TITLE
November 20, 1994
Revenge just might be the most powerful emotion in football. Liberal High provided proof of that Saturday, avenging last year’s Class 5A state title loss to Salina Central at Memorial Stadium.
KU-MU TEAM STATS
November 20, 1994
Kan Mo First downs 26 17
ETHEL TRIPP
November 20, 1994
Services for Ethel Bernice Tripp, 77, rural Lawrence, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Barnett Funeral Home here. Private burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence. Mrs. Tripp died Friday, Nov. 18, 1994, at Jefferson County Memorial Hospital, Winchester.
KU-MU HOW THEY SCORED
November 20, 1994
First Quarter 11:53 — Jim Moore 1 pass from Asheiki Preston. Kansas drove 82 yards in 8 plays, featuring Costello Good’s 58-yard run to the Missouri 1, after opening kickoff. Preston hit Moore in end zone on third down after two June Henley runs up middle were stuffed. Jeff McCord kick. (KU 7, MU 0).
KU-MU NOTES
November 20, 1994
* Included in the Big Eight officiating crew was J.D. Cleavinger, a Lawrence real estate appraiser. Earlier this season, Cleavinger, a linesman, worked the TCU-Kansas game in Fort Worth. John Laurie of Springfield, Mo., was the referee … * Fifth-year senior Van Davis, who had held on all KU placements this season, didn’t make the trip. KU officials said Davis, a reserve quarterback, came down with mono. Red-shirt freshman Matt Johner, another reserve QB, replaced Davis on field goal and extra point snaps …
DISTRICT COURT OFFICE PREPARES FOR MOVE
November 20, 1994
The office of the Clerk of the District Court will operate on abbreviated public hours beginning this week as office personnel prepare to move the office. Court Administrator Linda Koester-Vogelsang said the office would close to the public from 4 p.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Nov. 28. During that time, court clerks will be packing files in preparation for the office’s Nov. 29 move to what is now the jury assembly room in the basement of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center.
MARVIN BOERGER
November 20, 1994
Services for Marvin F. Boerger, 82, Linn, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran Church here with the Rev. David Gruoner officiating. Burial will be at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Linn. Mr. Boerger died Friday, Nov. 18, 1994, of injuries suffered in an auto accident near Hanover.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
November 20, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * Two gold and diamond rings valued together on a police report at $1,300 were taken between Sept. 24 and Sept. 26 from a residence in the 1700 block of University Drive, Lawrence police reported Saturday. The theft was reported to police on Thursday.
NINA DIXON
November 20, 1994
Services for Nina B. Dixon, 78, Lawrence, are pending with Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be at Rochester Cemetery, Topeka. Mrs. Dixon died Saturday, Nov. 19, 1994, at her home.
LHS-DERBY SIDEBAR
November 20, 1994
Last year, Derby was singing the blues. Now the Panthers are humming a happier tune. Derby broke Lawrence’s five-year stranglehold of the Class 6A state championship with a 21-0 victory Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The Panthers fell to the Lions last year, 27-23, in the final.
LHS-DERBY TEAM STATS
November 20, 1994
TEAM STATISTICS LAW Derby
KU PROF TO HEAD KOCH TASK GROUP
November 20, 1994
A Kansas University faculty member has joined a statewide panel studying crime. Max Heim, professor of educational policy and leadership, will serve as leader of the Koch Crime Commission’s Schools Task Group. Schools are among 17 focus issues the commission is studying.
PARK HETZEL JR.
November 20, 1994
Services for Park Hetzel Jr., 93, a longtime Lawrence businessman, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Hetzel died Friday, Nov. 18, 1994, at Sterling Heights Nursing Home.
LILLIAN YAHN
November 20, 1994
Services for Lillian Yahn, 84, Chanute, are pending with Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Ms. Yahn, a former Lawrence resident, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 1994, at Arolyn Heights Nursing Home, Chanute.
TRAFFICWAY DISCUSSION HEADED TO COUNTY
November 20, 1994
Douglas County commissioners will take another step in designing the South Lawrence Trafficway on Monday. Commissioners are scheduled to consider approving a contract with a Kansas City, Mo., engineering firm to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for proposed routing of the trafficway’s eastern segment.
S RUNNERS LOSE BET BUT COME OUT ON TOP IN ONLY IMPORTANT STAT
November 20, 1994
Missouri couldn’t stop Tony Sands three years ago, and five Kansas running backs couldn’t stop the NCAA record holder on Saturday. Missouri couldn’t stop Sands when he carried the football 58 times for 396 yards, both NCAA single-game records, in 1991. The five KU running backs couldn’t stop Sands from running his mouth.
MU-KU SIDEBAR #2
November 20, 1994
Missouri didn’t think much of Chris Powell, so naturally Powell doesn’t think much about Missouri. Powell, Kansas’ 5-foot-9, 220-pound senior, seemed a lock to head to MU after he concluded his high school football career at Kansas City, Mo., Rockhurst, but the Tigers weren’t much interested.
DISTRICT COURT
November 20, 1994
Divorces granted * Stacy Wagner, Eudora, and Robert Steven Wagner, Lawrence.
CAMPAIGN SPLITS UNITY IN STUDENT GOVERNANCE
November 20, 1994
The KSU student body president has launched an independent media campaign financed by a KSU alumnus.
KU-MU GAMER
November 20, 1994
With its back to the wall, Kansas went back to the basics. The Jayhawks might not have been the flashiest team on Saturday, but darned if they weren’t the fleetest of foot.
PLANNING IS KEY TO JAIL
November 20, 1994
Planning the new jail is going to involve more than designing a building.
HOSPITAL REPORT
November 20, 1994
Births Amy Brooks and Robert Howard, Lawrence, a boy, Friday.
MENTALLY ILL STAND TO LOSE HOME PERMIT
November 20, 1994
Neighbors of Project Acceptance want the mental-health facility closed, but center officials want time to respond to allegations.
LIONS COME BACK TO EARTH
November 20, 1994
A sixth-straight state championship for Lawrence High’s football team wasn’t in the cards Saturday as the Lions dropped a 21-0 decision to Derby.
KU-MU SIDEBAR
November 20, 1994
Larry Smith didn’t need to consult a thesauras Saturday. Adjectives flew fast and furious off the Missouri football coach’s tongue following the Tigers’ 31-14 loss to Kansas.
NEWEST DISTRICT JUDGE SETTLES INTO HER POSITION
November 20, 1994
Three months into her job as Douglas County’s newest judge, Paula Martin finds she enjoys the work.
LHS SIDER #1
November 20, 1994
Lawrence High’s football team experienced an agonizing defeat in the second week of the season, when Olathe North beat the Lions to snap a 35-game winning streak. But no loss could compare to Lawrence’s 21-0 loss to Derby Saturday in the Class 6A state title game that snapped the Lions’ five-year reign as state champions.
LHS-DERBY GAMER
November 20, 1994
Lawrence High’s allotment of comebacks in the state football playoffs ran out Saturday in the Class 6A championship at Memorial Stadium. The Lions, who rallied in the fourth quarter to win their past two games, were denied in their bid to win a sixth straight state title as Derby smothered Lawrence, 21-0, to avenge last year’s loss to the Lions in the championship.
EUDORA A PEACEFUL, ECONOMICALALTERNATIVE FOR SOME KU STUDENTS
November 20, 1994
The 100 Kansas University students living in Eudora are taking a small-town option in off-campus living.
LHS-DERBY HOW THEY SCORED
November 20, 1994
HOW THEY SCORED SECOND QUARTER