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BREW DOES AN ABOUT-FACE
December 6, 1995
To fully appreciate what Dorian Brew has become, it’s necessary to understand from where he came. Quite simply, for his first three years on Kansas University’s football team, Brew was, well, toast.
MYERS WINS BUCK AWARD
December 6, 1995
The Buck Buchanan Award will remain in Lawrence High’s loaded trophy case for another year — and the Myers brothers can share bragging rights. LHS senior Lee Myers, a 6-foot-1, 220-pounder, received on Tuesday the annual football award given to the outstanding lineman in Kansas. His name will be engraved on the trophy with past LHS recipients — his brother James Myers (1993) and Nate Williams (1994).
KANSAS WANTS IMPROVEMENT
December 6, 1995
Kansas is 3-0 and the No. 1 basketball team in the country. While happy for his players, KU coach Roy Williams says there’s a fine line between the top and bottom rungs of the ladder.
WRIST BAND WORKS WELL FOR VAUGHN
December 6, 1995
I know why Kansas defeated then-No. 23 UCLA on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse much more than Billy Packer, CBS analyst, or anyone else does. If you talked to Packer, he would probably tell you the Jayhawks won because the Bruins couldn’t hit an outside shot in the second half. He probably wouldn’t tell you it may have been Kansas’ crazy, unconventional zone defense.
CITY APPROVES SEWER STUDY
December 6, 1995
New sewers in the Western Hills neighborhood could cost seven residents up to $14,000 each.
VELMA J. SCHMOE
December 6, 1995
Services for Velma J. Schmoe, 78, Richmond, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Dengel and Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Mrs. Schmoe died Monday, Dec. 4, 1995, at Crestview Nursing Home, Ottawa.
POLL
December 6, 1995
Most young adults don’t realize they should get a second measles vaccination, according to a Gallup survey released Tuesday. But 86 percent of the 1,000 18-to 38-year-olds surveyed by the Gallup Organization know that measles is a highly contagious disease that can require hospitalization and result in death.
MCLOUTH HIRES INSPECTOR
December 6, 1995
A Lawrence city worker soon will be keeping tabs on building in McLouth. Tim Pinnick, housing rehabilitation specialist for the city of Lawrence, was hired Tuesday as McLouth’s part-time building inspector.
LORENE HELEN MOORE
December 6, 1995
Services for Lorene Helen Moore, 71, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Ninth Street Baptist Church. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Moore died Monday, Dec. 4, 1995, at her home in Lawrence.
PLUMBER CASHES IN WITH CASH LOTTO
December 6, 1995
Christmas came early for a 43-year-old Lawrence plumber when he won nearly $88,000 in a recent Kansas Cash Lotto drawing. Floyd Bost won with a ticket he purchased Nov. 28 at the Kwik Shop at 1714 W. 23rd.
LECOMPTON SCHOOL STAGE RETAINED IN PLAN
December 6, 1995
A keepsake in the Lecompton High School building will remain intact as the building is renovated. Jeff Goodrick, Lecompton mayor, said Tuesday that council members had approved renovation plans that retain the stage in the former high school’s auditorium.
MCCLAIN SERVICES
December 6, 1995
Services for Keith D. McClain, 57, Baldwin City, will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Baldwin, with the Rev. Gerald Sheeds officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin. Mr. McClain died Monday, Dec. 4, 1995, at work at the Allen Press plant in Lawrence.
ORBITER REACHES JUPITER
December 6, 1995
A KU scientist has spent much of his career awaiting the Galileo Orbiter’s arrival at Jupiter.
LINWOOD HIRES COMPANY FOR SEWER PROJECT
December 6, 1995
The Linwood City Council on Tuesday night hired a Lenexa company to help with a storm sewer project funded by a Community Development Block Grant. Kaw Valley Engineering was hired to conduct a survey and study for a $385,000 storm sewer project.
ESTHER H. MEYER
December 6, 1995
Services for Esther H. Meyer, 94, Topeka, will be at 11 a.m. today at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Topeka. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Meyer died Friday, Dec. 1, 1995, at a Topeka hospital.
EDNA STEWART
December 6, 1995
Graveside services for Edna Loesch Stewart, 91, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Stewart died Monday, Dec. 4, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
TARDY TEACHERS RAISE CONFLICT
December 6, 1995
KU officials are trying to track down faculty members who haven’t turned in conflict-of-interest forms.
ELDERLY APARTMENTS
December 6, 1995
get city’s green light A new apartment complex reserved exclusively for elderly residents may move ahead as planned, despite objections that it won’t serve all its residents’ needs.
CHARLES A. KING
December 6, 1995
Services for Charles A. King, 74, Bonner Springs, will be at 10 a.m. today at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan. Mr. King died Saturday, Dec. 2, 1995, at Bethany Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
ERS INVITED TO ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY
December 6, 1995
For the 44th year in a row, the children of Douglas County will be guests at the Bromelsick Christmas party, an event made possible by a man who loved children. The party, which is open to all Douglas County Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and 4-H members, will be from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Kansas University’s Lied Center.
MANIN JAIL
December 6, 1995
Local police looked almost everywhere for Cedric K. Baker, who for six months has been one of Douglas County’s “most-wanted” criminals. They finally found him Monday — in prison, where he’s been for six weeks.
COURT ASSISTANT LEAVES LOCAL POST
December 6, 1995
A Lawrence woman is trading the hustle and bustle of the local court system for a job with the Kansas Court of Appeals.
SOUND OFF
December 6, 1995
Which highway has the worst fatality record: Highway 40 between Lawrence and Topeka or Highway 59 between Lawrence and Ottawa? Kansas Department of Transportation officials could not provide 1995 fatality statistics for the roadways. But according to local authorities, five deaths have resulted from accidents between Lawrence and Ottawa so far this year, compared to three on U.S. Highway 40 between Lawrence and the Douglas-Shawnee county line.
KU FRESHMEN WORK HARD ON, OFF COURT
December 6, 1995
One of the differences between big-time college basketball and high school is teams travel by plane, not bus, to road games. Players pack their suitcases and somebody’s got to carry them.
CORRECTION
December 6, 1995
Because of a reporter’s error, incorrect information was included in a story Tuesday about the Orchard Lane Nursing Facility in Baldwin. The facility houses 37 residents.
SOUND OFF
December 6, 1995
Why hasn’t the Campanile been ringing this year? When will it be fixed? The KU carillon will ring in time for commencement at Kansas University in May 1996.
LAWRENCE MAN PUTS KANSAS STALKING LAW UNDER SCRUTINY
December 6, 1995
A Lawrence case will be used by the Kansas Supreme Court to assess the constitutionality of the state’s old stalking law.
CORRECTION
December 6, 1995
The phone numbers of two credit-reporting bureaus listed in Sunday’s Journal-World were out of date. The numbers are: Equifax, (800) 759-5979; TransUnion, (800) 241-2858.
CITY OKS NEW SOFTBALL FIELDS
December 6, 1995
Four new adult softball fields will free space for more youth baseball at Holcom Sports Complex.
SUSPECT CHARGED IN PARK ROBBERY
December 6, 1995
A fourth suspect was charged Tuesday in Douglas County District Court in connection with last month’s armed robbery of a man who was exercising his dog in Riverfront Park. Terje R. Revenew, 17, 1783 W. 26th, was charged with one count of aggravated robbery. He is to appear back in court later today for a preliminary hearing.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
December 6, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * Jim Ellena Autoplex, 2112 W. 29th Ter., reported that between Nov. 22 and 24 someone stole a diagnostic scanner and a digital multimeter from its shop. The tools were valued together on a police report at $1,900. There are no suspects.
HOSPITAL REPORT
December 6, 1995
Dismissals Gladys Hunt, Oskaloosa.
SOUND OFF
December 6, 1995
Is it legal for state troopers or any law officers to go 10 or 15 miles an hour above the speed limit when they’re not pursuing anyone? No, according to Trooper John Eichkorn of the Kansas Highway Patrol.
DEATH
December 6, 1995
Area authorities were investigating the death of a 70-year-old woman found in her home here Monday night. The woman was found after a granddaughter contacted Eudora police because she was worried about her grandmother’s welfare, Eudora Police Chief Bill Long said.
WEGNER PACES KU DEMO TEAMS
December 6, 1995
One week he was Texas Christian’s flat-footed but rifle-armed Max Knake running a pass-heavy offense. Then, a couple weeks later, he was Nebraska’s fleet-footed Tommie Frazier, a Heisman Trophy finalist, directing a potent option attack.