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L, KANSAS STATE, 68-64 LAWRENCE
January 17, 1995
KU ranked No. 1 in CNN-USA Today poll Kansas’ basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the country in today’s CNN-USA Today poll.
SHUN VIOLENCE, KING SPEAKER URGES
January 17, 1995
Local ceremonies marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day drew about 400 people to KU’s Lied Center.
HARRY EDWARD MILLER
January 17, 1995
Services for Harry Edward Miller, 86, Wellsville, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Wilson and Son Chapel here. Burial will be in Rock Creek Cemetery in Miami County. Mr. Miller died Monday, Jan. 16, 1995, at his daughter’s home in Andover.
DESIGNER MULLS CITY COMMISSION RACE
January 17, 1995
Lena Johnson would be the seventh candidate for the Lawrence City Commission if she decides to file for the office.
GOP SELECTS DISTRICT CHAIR
January 17, 1995
A Lawrence businessman has been elected chairman of the 3rd Congressional District Republican Party. John Watkins, president of Western Tech Inc., which owns 36 cable television systems across Kansas, was picked by party delegates at a meeting last week in Johnson County.
S PARADE WILL FOLLOW NEW ROUTE
January 17, 1995
The Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade will march down Massachusetts Street this year before making its traditional trek through North Lawrence. Organizers of the fund-raiser announced this morning that the parade, which will be at 12:30 p.m. March 17, will originate at South Park.
GENEVIEVE F. HARGISS
January 17, 1995
Services for Genevieve F. Hargiss, 82, Lawrence, are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Ms. Hargiss died Monday, Jan. 16, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
JAPANESE STUDENTS WATCHWAIT
January 17, 1995
KU students from Japan were worried about friends and relatives as they tried unsuccessfully to call home after today’s major earthquake.
DRUG-FREE PROGRAMS SCHEDULE
January 17, 1995
Monday evenings beginning Jan. 30 and ending Feb. 27 at Sunset Hill School Library, 901 Schwarz Road. Parents should register by calling Suzie Cammon-Lauer, counselor at Riverside School, 832-5840.
VANDALISM SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED BY POLICE
January 17, 1995
Police have identified two groups of juvenile suspects in connection with two unrelated groups of incidents in which vehicle windows were shot with BBs. Det. Lt. David Cobb said the juveniles, all 16- and 17-year-old males, are believed to be responsible for damaging windows on 80 vehicles. In each of the incidents a gas-powered BB pistol was used. The guns used were believed to have been stolen from the Lawrence Kmart, Cobb said.
TOPEKAN ALLEGES WRONGFUL ARREST IN CLAIM
January 17, 1995
A Topeka woman claims she was unaware that her credit card was not accepted to pay a Lawrence hotel bill before she was stopped by police last August.
INGENUITY SOLD PUGH ON KU
January 17, 1995
As strange as it might sound, an air sickness bag has as much as anything to do with T.J. Pugh’s decision to attend Kansas University. Pugh, a 6-foot-10 senior at Omaha, Neb., Creighton Prep, was wooed by the likes of Stanford and Nebraska before he signed with the Jayhawks back in November.
KU SIGNEE PUGH GREW INTO HIS ROLE OF PREP STANDOUT
January 17, 1995
The question was a loaded one, and T.J. Pugh knew it. So, how do you like being famous?
CAGE
January 17, 1995
Tom Asbury caused quite a stir last April when he was named head basketball coach at Kansas State. Asbury, who brought a pair of Pepperdine teams to Lawrence — the Waves lost, 98-73 in 1989 and 79-73 in overtime in ‘92 — said Allen Fieldhouse “was not the greatest place in the world.”
LOOP COACHES RIGHTLY VOTE TO NIX DIVIDEWED. HARTSOCK COLUMN
January 17, 1995
The final salvo hasn’t been fired yet in the war to integrate the soon-to-be Big 12, but the league’s baseball coaches called a cease-fire of sorts on Monday, when they narrowly voted to implement a round-robin schedule for next spring. It remains to be seen whether they’ll be able to work and play well together.
FORD SERVICES
January 17, 1995
Services for Merlin G. Ford, 76, Baldwin, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, Baldwin, with the Rev. David Watson officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin, with Masonic graveside services conducted by Palmyra Lodge No. 23. Mr. Ford, a former Baldwin mayor, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 1995, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
CAR THIEVES FIND EASY PICKINGS IN COLD-WEATHER WARM-UPS
January 17, 1995
Motorists who like to warm up their car in the driveway on cold mornings should be wary, police warn.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
January 17, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A surveyor’s transit, an air compressor and other items, valued together on a police report at $1,568, were reported stolen between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday from a house under construction in the 1500 block of Brinks Court. According to the police report, the items were taken while workers from Kerich and Cole Construction, 1824 N.H., were on a lunch break.