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CLOTHESLINE PROJECT PINS MESSAGE ON T-SHIRTS
August 1, 1995
A new nonprofit organization in Lawrence plans to help women survivors of violence by delving into the T-shirt design business. The Lawrence Clothesline Project will encourage people to adorn shirts with messages and illustrations regarding a particular woman’s experience with brutality.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
August 1, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 20-year-old Lawrence man reported to police that someone broke into his residence in the 1500 block of Tennessee between 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday and took a portable stereo, 60 compact discs and other items. The stolen goods were valued on a police report at $1,759.
COLLEGES DEAL WITH COMPUTER ETHICS ISSUE
August 1, 1995
Mystified at the pace of development in cyberspace? You’re not alone.
MAN PLEADS NO CONTEST TO FATAL WRECK CHARGES
August 1, 1995
A 38-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man pleaded no contest this morning to involuntary manslaughter in connection with a wreck last March that killed the son of former Douglas County Sheriff Rex Johnson. Robert G. Cernech entered the plea to the felony charge in Jefferson County District Court in Oskaloosa. He also pleaded no contest to driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor.
HASKELL GETS BOOST FOR NEW PROGRAMS
August 1, 1995
Planning is under way for new bachelor’s degree programs at Haskell Indian Nations University, but school officials say two-year associate’s degree program will stay.
EXPLOSION INJURES FIVE
August 1, 1995
An explosion on a pleasure boat has investigators trying to determine its cause.
ARTS CENTER RECEIVES STATE GRANT
August 1, 1995
The Lawrence Arts Center was a big winner Monday when the Kansas Arts Commission announced 17 recipients of $185,000 in grants. The Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth, was awarded approximately $25,000 in a capital-aid grant, which will be used for the development of the arts center’s facilities, according to Joan Wingerson, acting executive director of the KAC.
PAHULU GETS AUG. 18 COURT DATE
August 1, 1995
Alani Pahulu will get his day in court — Aug. 18, to be exact. Pahulu, a defensive tackle who was recruited to Kansas University’s football team last January but missed the 1994 season when he was diagnosed with a congenital neck injury, is seeking an injunction that would allow him to play ball this fall.
HIT AND MISS
August 1, 1995
A rainstorm Monday evening soaked Lawrence and some area communities but barely touched others.
CONDITION REPORTS
August 1, 1995
* Perry Quick, Kansas City, Mo., was listed in good condition today at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., with injuries he suffered Sunday in a bicycle accident on the Kansas River levee. * Nicholas J. Bichelmeyer, 18, DeSoto, remained in fair condition today at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., with injuries he suffered in a two-vehicle accident July 19 about three miles south of Tonganoxie on Leavenworth County Road 1. A hospital spokesman said today that Bichelmeyer had been transferred to a rehabilitation unit.
HOSPITAL REPORT
August 1, 1995
Dismissals Mary Murphy and baby girl, McLouth.
S RUN AT NO. 1? BIG EIGHT FOOTBALL PREVIEW
August 1, 1995
The beginning of the end of the Big Eight is just around the corner. The final Big Eight football season gets under way in just a few weeks, and to commemorate the occasion, the league went out and found itself a new logo.
WALTERS WORKS OUT DESPITE LOCKOUT
August 1, 1995
Rex Walters has remained devout to his offseason workout despite the NBA lockout. “I work out every day, lift weights and try to keep in shape just in case there is a season next year,” said Walters, who spoke Monday at the third session of Roy Williams’ basketball camp at Allen Fieldhouse.
SOUND OFF
August 1, 1995
What is the oath that police officers take? The oath they take is as follows: “I, (name), do affirm that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Kansas and faithfully discharge the duties of police officer for the city of Lawrence, Kansas, during the term for which I was appointed.”
WATCH THE ONE-WAYS
August 1, 1995
Here are a few traveling tips from Fred Sherman, the city’s transportation planner, on getting around town when Kansas University students return this month:
THRESHING BEE ADDS FEATURES
August 1, 1995
The 38th Annual Steam Engine Show and Threshing Bee kicks off Friday in McLouth.
PROJECT DOLES AID IN SUMMER
August 1, 1995
Since a program known as “Project DESERVE” began here, the number of people seeking emergency assistance from Douglas County’s largest electric utility has shot up like a thermometer in August. The project, initiated by Western Resources, parent company of KPL, helps the elderly and people with severe disabilities pay for energy bills beyond their means.
REFINING SITE PLAN REGULATIONS
August 1, 1995
The city’s planning staff is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the city’s site plan regulations.
VFW QUALIFIER SETS SIGHTS HIGH
August 1, 1995
Leon Chapman knows a thing or two about explosions. It’s a good thing, because he’ll need one from his golf game to achieve his goal for the coming weekend. Chapman, 53, was the low man Monday at Alvamar Golf Club in the qualifying for the VFW Senior Championship, to be held Friday through Sunday at Loch Lloyd Country Club in Belton, Mo.
CALL AHEAD
August 1, 1995
Throwing away couches, chairs, tables, refrigerators and air conditioners takes more than strong arms and sturdy backs.
CRISWELL A HEAVYWEIGHT NOW
August 1, 1995
Hard to believe, but massive Jeff Criswell never lifted weights before entering Graceland College in 1981. Today, the Chiefs’ offensive tackle, who has pumped tons of iron during his nine-year NFL career, carries 294 pounds on his stocky 6-foot-7 frame.