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LHS gamer
January 4, 1995
Welcome to the Jack Schreiner free-throw shooting clinic. Schreiner’s Lawrence High boys basketball team made 22 of 28 free throws, including 12 of 12 in the fourth quarter, to hold off stubborn Kansas City Wyandotte, 73-68, on Tuesday night.
LHS GAMER
January 4, 1995
Welcome to the Jack Schreiner free-throw shooting clinic. Schreiner’s Lawrence High boys basketball team made 22 of 28 free throws, including 12 of 12 in the fourth quarter, to hold off stubborn Kansas City Wyandotte, 73-68, on Tuesday night.
SOUND OFF
January 4, 1995
In 1987, Kansas passed a law that the maximum tint on car windows could not exceed 35 percent. As I see more and more cars in Lawrence with heavily tinted windows, I’m wondering if there is a procedure to enforce this Kansas law? The law and the testing of tinted windows has generated controversy in a number of jurisdictions in the state, according to Lt. Ed Brunt of the Lawrence Police Department. Most of the questions that have been raised concerned the procedures that are used for the testing and how the test results are validated.
SOUND OFF
January 4, 1995
What’s KU’s position on the all-time win list in men’s basketball for division 1A? Third place. As of this week, it was North Carolina, 1,607 wins; Kentucky, 1,594; and Kansas University, 1,560. St. John’s was fourth with 1,482 wins.
RATE HIKE CAUSES RUN ON STAMPS
January 4, 1995
A run on 3-cent and 1-cent stamps led to shortages and long lines Tuesday at postal windows around Lawrence, said the city’s postmaster.
KARL A. SPELLMAN
January 4, 1995
Private graveside services for Karl A. Spellman, 70, Eudora, will be at the Leavenworth National Cemetery. He died Thursday, Dec. 29, 1994, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Topeka. Mr. Spellman was born May 20, 1924, in Gypsum, the son of David Leroy and Elizabeth I. Frederick Spellman. He served in the U.S. Navy from May 1941 to October 1945, and from 1947 to 1949.
S LEGACY THIS MONTH
January 4, 1995
The 10th annual Martin Luther King Jr. birthday bash will be the best yet, organizers say.
SEARCH NARROWS FOR KUMC LEADER
January 4, 1995
A search committee is focusing on top administrators at academic health centers to be the next leader of the KU Medical Center.
HARLAND E. HUGHS
January 4, 1995
Services for Harland E. Hughs, 84, Eudora, will be at the United Methodist Church in Ashland, with the Revs. Paul Witmer and Don Hasty officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Ashland. Mr. Hughs died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 1995, at Eudora Nursing Center, where he had lived since 1985.
WETLANDS
January 4, 1995
People can see the state’s diverse wildlife up close in a new publication co-authored by a Kansas University herpetologist.
CITY RECEIVES PRAISE FOR ADA COMPLIANCE
January 4, 1995
Lawrence’s city government is ahead of other Kansas communities in complying with a federal accessibility law and is looking to make life even easier for people with disabilities, an accessibility advocate said Tuesday. Bob Mikesic, advocacy coordinator for Independence Inc., said the city’s rapid efforts to install wheelchair ramps, upgrade playground equipment and modify elevators in government buildings indicated a strong commitment to the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.
COUNTY STAFF WILL SEEK UNION VOTE
January 4, 1995
Many county employees hope to gain input into wage and benefit decisions by affiliating with a union.
TENURE HEARING STARTS FOR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
January 4, 1995
An associate professor today challenged Kansas University officials at a campus hearing to justify a decision to deny him promotion to full professor. Alkiviadis Akritas, a computer science faculty member for 15 years, believes university rules were violated to block his promotion.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
January 4, 1995
Police reports * A 31-year-old Lawrence woman has told police that a male acquaintance borrowed her 1980 Buick Electra and didn’t return it. The woman told police the man took the car between 7:15 a.m. Monday and 7:10 a.m. Tuesday. The man had borrowed the car, which was valued at $1,000 on the report, in the past, police said.
BALDWIN ROMPS
January 4, 1995
Sam Warren was tired of sitting on the couch so he helped Baldwin get up and running Tuesday night. The Bulldogs ran past Ottawa, 77-44, in their first game since Christmas break. Baldwin (5-1) rebounded from a two-point loss to Gardner-Edgerton before the break.
HOSPITAL REPORT
January 4, 1995
Dismissals Stephanie Tipton and baby boy, Ottawa.
REGENTS TO INTERVIEW 4
January 4, 1995
Four of the five people recommended by a search committee will be interviewed by the state Board of Regents, whose members will pick a new KU chancellor on Saturday.
UMBRELLA DECISION
January 4, 1995
up in the air An East Lawrence umbrella controversy won’t be solved for at least another few weeks, Mayor Jo Andersen said.
SOUND OFF
January 4, 1995
I was watching the Florida-Florida State game and there is a Florida player by the name of Schottenheimer. Is he any relation to Marty Schottenheimer? Marty’s son, Brian, is a reserve quarterback for Florida. Brian was a red-shirt freshman at Kansas University before transferring to Florida.
BUCCANEER SIDEBAR
January 4, 1995
A couple of years ago, East Tennessee State guard Andy Pennington saw a different Kansas basketball team in Allen Fieldhouse. “I thought that team was more athletic than this one,” Pennington said.
KU GAME STORY
January 4, 1995
Danny Manning’s scoring records at Kansas are safe for now. Maybe forever.
D
January 4, 1995
New housing boards would streamline the city’s drive to provide needed affordable housing, Commissioner John Nalbandian said.
LL RUN AGAIN
January 4, 1995
John Nalbandian said Tuesday night that he would seek a second term on the Lawrence City Commission. Nalbandian, a professor of public administration at Kansas University, said he planned to discuss specifics about his campaign issues and goals once he formally filed as a candidate, likely within a couple weeks.
TAP OR BOTTLED? WATER BATTLE BOILS
January 4, 1995
Just because it comes in a bottle doesn’t mean it’s safer than what comes out of the tap.
CITY TAKES POLE POSITION ON SIGNS
January 4, 1995
Propping business names up on metal poles could be a sign of the past, now that Lawrence city commissioners have tentatively agreed to outlaw new poles in certain commercial areas. Tuesday night, commissioners voted 3-1 to prohibit new pole signs in planned commercial districts. Instead, developers would need to install smaller, more uniform “monument” signs.
HOWARD M. DECKER
January 4, 1995
Services for Howard M. Decker, 78, Eudora, are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mr. Decker died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
PATRICIA BOOTY
January 4, 1995
Memorial services for Patricia Ann Booty, 61, Olathe, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Amos Family Chapel here. Burial will be in Corning Cemetery. Mrs. Booty died Jan. 1, 1995, in Birmingham, Ala., after a short illness. Her husband, Dewey O. Booty, preceded her in death.
GIVE MASON SOME CREDIT FOR CHANGE
January 4, 1995
Will 1995 be a brave new world for Kansas football? The easy answer is, Ask me again in November.
Insurance post in transition
January 4, 1995
The newly elected state insurance commissioner is hearing from many quarters before she takes office Monday, says a Lawrence man involved in the transition.
KU NOTEBAR
January 4, 1995
Jacque Vaughn admits he’s a wimp when it comes to the cold. And boy, oh boy, was it cold Tuesday night as Vaughn buried his face in a hood and heavy scarf prior to exiting Allen Fieldhouse after Kansas’ 106-73 win over East Tennessee State.
CONDITION REPORTS
January 4, 1995
* Duane Hinton, Overland Park, was listed in fair condition this morning at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., with injuries he suffered in a Christmas Eve accident in rural Douglas County. Hinton was in a one-vehicle accident about two miles west of Lawrence on U.S. Highway 40. Hinton has been moved from the hospital’s intensive care unit, hospital officials said. * Christine Elston, 41, 1900 W. 31st, remained in serious condition this morning in an intensive care unit at the Kansas University Medical Center. Elston was injured Dec. 26 in a three-vehicle accident at 33rd and Iowa.
KU SIDEBAR
January 4, 1995
Jerod Haase was perfect. Greg Ostertag was even better. Haase, Kansas’ sophomore guard, didn’t miss a shot, but his perfect night was overshadowed by teammate Ostertag’s record-setting performance in the fifth-ranked Jayhawks’ 106-73 rout of East Tennessee State on Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
MORE JUCOS COMMIT
January 4, 1995
As isolated as he is at Highland Community College, football coach Marty Allen knows when he has a Division One athlete. The phone rings. Many of those phone calls were from Lawrence, because two of Allen’s athletes have signed letters of intent with Kansas University.