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LHS ENROLLMENT FIGURES FUEL SECOND HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE
September 21, 1994
The high school student population grew 4 percent, according to figures released Tuesday by the Lawrence school district.
HOSPITAL REPORT
September 21, 1994
Births Scott and Kim Ikenberry, Baldwin, a girl, Tuesday.
BLAZER AIDES KNOW MORE THAN FOOTBALL
September 21, 1994
Many of Alabama-Birmingham’s assistant football coaches are gainfully employed elsewhere. “Snoozy” Jones, for example, operates several bookstores in the Birmingham area.
SCHOTTENHEIMER
September 21, 1994
Like most pro coaches, Marty Schottenheimer has developed thick skin. While the Chiefs’ sixth-year coach may not like criticism, he doesn’t let it penetrate.
KU BASEBALL, BRAD ROMME
September 21, 1994
Just two weeks into the college baseball preseason, Brad Romme has already made an impression on his new teammates. Or, to be more precise, he already has made a dent in one of his new teammates.
SARAH J. SCHMIDT
September 21, 1994
Services are pending and will be announced later for Sarah J. Schmidt, 93, of Oskaloosa, who died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1994, at the Jefferson County Geriatric Center, Winchester. Barnett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
SHARON KAY FRAKES
September 21, 1994
Services are pending for Sharon Kay “Sherry” Frakes, 49, of Oskaloosa. She died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1994, at the Jefferson County Memorial Hospital, in Winchester. Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa, is in charge of arrangements.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
September 21, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * A burgundy, 1989 Plymouth Acclaim was reported stolen Tuesday from outside the Douglas County Extension Office, 2110 Harper. The vehicle, valued on a police report at $4,000, was taken sometime between 12:15 and 4:45 p.m.
L.F. ZEFERJOHNSR.
September 21, 1994
Services for Louis Fredrick Zeferjohn, Sr., 73, of Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Parker-Price Mortuary here with the Rev. Harold Tucker officiating. Burial, with military graveside honors, will be in Rochester Cemetery, Topeka. Mr. Zeferjohn died Monday, Sept. 19, 1994, at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka.
MAGAZINE GIVES KU HIGH MARKS
September 21, 1994
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CASH
September 21, 1994
Financial experience is the key issue in the race for state treasurer, says the incumbent, Democrat Sally Thompson.
BOMB FOUND IN EUDORA
September 21, 1994
Authorities evacuated several residences in Eudora and called in a bomb squad from Overland Park Tuesday evening after police discovered a pipe bomb on the east edge of town. Eudora Police Chief Bill Long said today that a police officer searching a car at Eighth and Birch discovered the explosive in the vehicle about 6:30 p.m.
N. 2ND STREET
September 21, 1994
Four lanes will be enough to handle traffic along North Second Street for the next 20 years, city commissioners decided Tuesday.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECEIVES TEEN PREGNANCY GRANT
September 21, 1994
Public health workers will focus on Douglas County teen-age mothers to dissuade them from having more children.
LMH AGREES TO MOVE POWER LINES, DELAYS DECISION ON NEW HELIPORT
September 21, 1994
A cost estimate for a new heliport indicates the facility could cost more than half a million dollars, but a local aviation engineer says the landing pads can be built for much less.
LHS GOLF TOURNEY
September 21, 1994
Junior Lindsay Gentry proved once again why she’s the No. 1 golfer for Lawrence High Tuesday when she fired an 82 to place fourth in the 16-team Lawrence Invitational at Alvamar. Gentry, the Lions’ top golfer in all three of her meets, led Lawrence to a sixth-place finish in the team standings with 398 shots.
LATEST HOLE HAS $47,000 PRICE TAG
September 21, 1994
Oh no. Not again. For the second consecutive summer, Lawrence city commissioners find themselves pouring money into a North Lawrence sinkhole.
HEALTH OFFICIALS DETECT POLLUTION IN COUNTY WELLS
September 21, 1994
A survey of private Douglas County water wells showed some were polluted.
REGENTS TO REVIEW UNDERGRAD PROGRAMS
September 21, 1994
Interim KU Chancellor Del Shankel sought to alleviate faculty concerns on future priorities of the Kansas Board of Regents.
SECURITY FIRM SUES EX-EMPLOYEE
September 21, 1994
A Lawrence security company owner feels less secure about delegating authority after a run-in with an employee.
CITY OKS TAX INFO PAPER
September 21, 1994
Lawrence City Commissioner Bob Schulte says he’ll vote for a new 1 percent countywide sales tax this November, and he figures most Douglas County voters will agree. But a little help can’t hurt.
PRAYERS DRAW STUDENTS TO POLE
September 21, 1994
About 60 teen-agers stood in a circle holding hands shortly after sunrise today. Each said a prayer to the cadence of light rainfall or silently squeezed the hand of a neighbor. “The center of our prayers were targeted toward our schools, our teachers and our students,” said Sara Witters, co-president of the Fellowship of Christian Students at Lawrence High School. “We’re thankful that we’re able to get an education.”
MCELHANEY SPEAKS OUT AGAINST BASS LENGTH LIMITS
September 21, 1994
At least one Douglas County commissioner sees bass limits at Lone Star Lake as a populist issue. During Monday’s commission meeting, Louie McElhaney, the commission’s chairman, said he can’t support a proposal to increase the length limit on bass caught in the lake. McElhaney said the change would protect fishing for tournament anglers at the expense of folks who fish for food and leisure.
ROBERT CORY
September 21, 1994
Services for Robert Cory, 81, were held Sept. 6 in Wichita. Mr. Cory, a retired senior partner in the Wichita accounting firm Elmer, Fox & Westheimer, died Saturday, Sept. 3, 1994, in Wichita.
CHAFFIN
September 21, 1994
Services for Raymond Kent “Skip” Chaffin, 49, of Brooklyn, N.Y., will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church here with the Rev. David Petersen officiating. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan. Mr. Chaffin died Monday, Sept. 19, 1994, in Kansas City, Kan.
CORRECTION
September 21, 1994
Because of a reporter’s error, laws governing minors in bars were misstated in Sunday’s Journal-World. Minors may be in bars, but they may be fined $200 to $500 if caught in possession of alcohol there. Likewise, a bar can be fined if a minor is found in possession of alcohol on its premises.