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SOUND OFF
October 16, 1994
On July 11, 1994, USD 497 published its intent to seek permission to exceed general bond limitation. Has the state board of education granted permission? What effect does this have on the November ballot issue? The Kansas Board of Education passed the district’s request Aug. 9, a staff member at the state office said. Approval allows the district to issue $36.9 million in bonds if the question passes in the Nov. 8 election.
JUNIOR HIGH CURRICULUM FACES OVERDUE MAKEOVER
October 16, 1994
The district is changing the face (and more) of curriculum in Lawrence junior high schools.
BALDWIN RESTAURATEUR CONSTANTLY COOKING
October 16, 1994
For Baldwin restaurateur Doug Hutchinson, cooking has evolved from a childhood chore to a full-time occupation. And then some.
SOUND OFF
October 16, 1994
Is it legal for big trucks to use Rockledge Road between Sixth and Ninth? Lt. Ed Brunt of the Lawrence Police Department said Rockledge Road between Sixth and Ninth is not a posted truck route. Such a designation would allow big trucks to travel the road at any time. Because the road is not posted as a truck route the only large trucks allowed to use the road are those making direct deliveries to businesses in that area.
TRAFFICWAY PATH TO BE DECIDED
October 16, 1994
The process for deciding the route of the eastern portion of the South Lawrence Trafficway gets under way this week.
WHITTLING BEGINS ON KU MASTER PLAN
October 16, 1994
A plethora of recommendations, both new and old, will be put on the table for KU’s 20-year master plan.
DISMISSALS
October 16, 1994
Robin Brooks, Lawrence. Births
SOME WATER DISTRICTS WARY OF CRYPTOSPORIDIUM TESTING
October 16, 1994
LHS CROSS COUNTRY
October 16, 1994
Erica Blackwell finished fifth to lead the LHS girls, and Brad Frederick was third to pace the Lions boys. Lenexa — Shawnee Mission Northwest’s cross country teams were too much for the rest of the Sunflower League on Saturday.
SOUND OFF
October 16, 1994
Will Kansas State University have to compensate for the damage done when they pulled down the goal post at the end of the KU game? Yes, as reported in Oct. 8’s Journal-World, KSU Athletic Director Max Urick apologized for the behavior of his school’s fans and said KSU will pay the $2,700 replacement cost for the post.
GETTING INVOLVED IS GOAL
October 16, 1994
The Hillel organization at KU strives to recruit Jewish students by moving past conflict and creating a better-tasting, longer-lasting brand of Jewish activism.
HENLEY BACK IN LINUP FOR JAYHAWKS
October 16, 1994
Rumors that June Henley might be red-shirted evaporated on a steel-gray October day in Cyclone Stadium. Henley is back. Sort of.
LHS VOLLEYBALL
October 16, 1994
Shawnee Mission South improved to 35-0. The Raiders’ victory was their second over Lawrence this season.
BANDS KEEP MARCHING
October 16, 1994
during drizzly day A drizzly day couldn’t stop the music Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
GAYS SEEK HUMAN RIGHTS INCLUSION
October 16, 1994
A proposal to extend civil rights to homosexuals in Lawrence will reach the city commission this fall, supporters say.
S PEER INSTITUTIONS
October 16, 1994
Five universities considered KU’s “peers” are being studied to determine whether they remain a viable match.
FOLK SINGER REMEMBERS HIS ROOTS
October 16, 1994
Dolan Ellis of the New Christy Minstrels returned this weekend to his hometown of Baldwin.
MERRELL VANTUYL
October 16, 1994
Services for Merrell A. Vantuyl, 77, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. Irwin Edwards officiating and the Rev. Wayne Feuerbacher assisting. Mr. Vantuyl died Saturday, Oct. 15, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
SOUND OFF
October 16, 1994
The city repaved Trail Road. In the process, they feathered out all the intersections to match up with the existing pavement, except the north side of Frontier Road. They left it a mess. Why did the city not finish that job, and when do they intend to? The intersection plays a large role in drainage for the area, and therefore city crews did not disturb the drainage “dip” along the north side of Trail Road, across Frontier Road, said Terese Gorman, city engineer.
ALBERT TORNEDEN
October 16, 1994
Services for Albert Henry Torneden, 101, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Torneden died Saturday, Oct. 15, 1994, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
ROBERTS, TOO, BASHES SLATTERY FOR MISSED VOTES
October 16, 1994
U.S. Rep. Pat Roberts has joined a chorus of Republicans criticizing Democratic gubernatorial nominee Jim Slattery for his congressional absenteeism. Slattery, the 2nd District congressman, has missed more than 40 percent of the votes in the U.S. House this year because he has been campaigning for governor.
ROBERT RHODES
October 16, 1994
Services for Robert Rhodes, 51, Lawrence, are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mr. Rhodes died Saturday morning, Oct. 15, 1994, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Billie, of the home.
WORK REMAINS ON CURRICULUM
October 16, 1994
A district-wide effort has gone into the new junior high curriculum, which will affect 2,200 students and 4,000-plus parents in Lawrence. Randy Weseman, director of curriculum, explained what remains to be done before the first day of school:
AL ERTL
October 16, 1994
Private family services for Al J. Ertl, 67, Linwood, will be Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. Don Parker officiating. Entombment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Ertl died Saturday, Oct. 15, 1994, at his home.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
October 16, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * A tent, a sleeping bag and a cashier’s check were taken between 4 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Friday from a residence in the 1200 block of Connecticut, Lawrence police reported Saturday. The items were valued together on a police report at $1,050.