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SOUND OFF
January 22, 1995
Is there any plan to put a sign on West 15th Street for University Press? The sign now is on the south side of the building, away from the road. It’s hard to find. The request was made to Kansas University’s Facilities Operations department soon after University Press moved to the location in 1991, said Fred Woodward, director of University Press.
SOUND OFF
January 22, 1995
Are city residents required by law to put their trash inside solid plastic, rubber or steel trash cans or can they leave bags sitting out on the street, where dogs can get into them? You can put out trash in cans or in plastic bags, according to Bob Yoos, city solid waste superintendent. However, grocery bags are not permitted. “The customer is responsible for refuse scatted or spilled because of the nature of the container, including that scattered or spilled because of animals,” Yoos said.
ABORTION FOES MARCH DOWNTOWN
January 22, 1995
Local pro-life supporters marched peacefully against abortion Saturday in downtown Lawrence.
ALL ABOUT CEDAR CREST
January 22, 1995
Cedar Crest, the state-owned governor’s mansion in northwest Topeka, serves as the residential and official entertainment facility for the governor and his family. It was bequeathed to the state by the late Madge MacLennan, the widow of a Topeka newspaper publisher who built the house in 1928, and the Kansas Legislature formally accepted it in 1961.
RECRUIT JUGGLED JOBTRAINING
January 22, 1995
Pat Karlin pauses when asked if he would retrace the steps he took to become a Lawrence firefighter. After a moment’s consideration, he says he would, given how his experience as a member of the department’s extra board turned out. He didn’t work as many hours as some in his recruit class and he successfully managed to juggle the requirements of the fire department job with the demands of another job and his personal life.
FIRE DAMAGES OSKALOOSA HOME
January 22, 1995
A fire that apparently started accidentally caused major damage Saturday to a residence near Oskaloosa, Jefferson County officials said. Firefighters were called at 6:26 p.m. Saturday to the residence, about one mile west of Oskaloosa on Kansas Highway 92.
HEMENWAY PROFILE
January 22, 1995
Robert Hemenway adjusts his bifocals, adding to a cluster of smudges on the left lens. He props a knee against the office conference table. The University of Kentucky cabinet meeting commences. Like hundreds of meetings orchestrated by the UK chancellor, this 7:30 a.m. rendezvous is an intentional mixture of order and disorder.
ANNIVERSARY SPURS CELEBRATION
January 22, 1995
The Douglas County Ambulance Service is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week with a series of special events. Capping the anniversary will be a reunion and reception scheduled from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the ambulance Station No. 2, 225 Maine. Station tours, historical photos and articles will be on display, and refreshments will be served. All current and former ambulance service employees are invited.
COURT OFFICES SHIFT LOCATIONS
January 22, 1995
The musical chairs among offices in the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center will continue next week when two offices change location. Court Administrator Linda Koester-Vogelsang said the office of the Clerk of the District Court will be closed Tuesday as personnel move the office from the jury-assembly room in the basement to remodeled office space on the first floor. They have been in the basement since mid-November.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
January 22, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme valued on a police report at $2,500 was taken between 11 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday while it was parked in the 3700 block of Overland Drive, Lawrence police reported Saturday.
CAR ACCIDENT KILLS
January 22, 1995
Lecompton man A one-car accident early Saturday killed a 33-year-old Lecompton man and resulted in a Topeka man’s arrest on manslaughter charges.
DISTRICT TO REVIEW JANITORIAL CONTRACT
January 22, 1995
The Lawrence school board will review a contract with ServiceMaster, a private janitorial management company, with which the Blue Valley district parted after five years.
LEAH HEMENWAY IS EDUCATORTOO
January 22, 1995
The new first lady at KU is a 21st-century woman. She has a teaching career and is parent to an extended family.
KANSAS-COLORADO GAMER
January 22, 1995
Roy Williams was mad as heck, and he couldn’t take it any more. Resembling Mount St. Helens more than Kansas’ basketball coach, Williams blew his stack early in the second half of Saturday’s 91-77 win over Colorado at the Coors Events Center.
DISTRICT TO CHOOSE COMPANY MONDAY TO OVERSEE PROJECTS
January 22, 1995
Hiring a construction manager means the school board need not take the low bidder.
MILT NEWTON FEATURE
January 22, 1995
Kansas basketball fans will never forget Milt Newton’s performance in the 1988 NCAA championship game. The 6-foot-4 forward assured local immortality by canning two three-pointers and icing six of six shots in the Jayhawks’ 83-79 victory over Oklahoma at Kemper Arena.
CEDAR CREST BUDGET HIKE DRAWS FIRE
January 22, 1995
Democratic leaders say the governor is being hypocritical in his budget by holding the line on most items while increasing spending at the governor’s mansion.
RIVER PERMIT APPLICATION DREDGES UP OPPOSITION
January 22, 1995
An environmental group is gearing up to challenge a new dredging operation on the Kaw.
KANSAS-COLORADO SIDEBAR
January 22, 1995
Donnie Boyce waved the white flag after Sean Pearson’s career-best sixth three-pointer swished on Saturday afternoon. “He said, ‘Just don’t shoot any more,”’ Pearson, Kansas’ junior forward, said after scoring a career-high 26 points in the Jayhawks’ 91-77 victory over Colorado at the Coors Events Center.
KSU STARTS TELEPHONE FUND DRIVE
January 22, 1995
Kansas State University will soon kick off what the university calls the world’s largest all-volunteer telephone campaign for higher education. A news release from the university says more than 1,400 KSU students will begin contacting alumni nationwide on Feb. 1 in Telefund 1995.
FIRE DEPARTMENT EXTRA BOARD STORY
January 22, 1995
The Lawrence Fire Department’s extra-board program requires patience and perseverance from those who want to help protect the city.
DISMISSALS
January 22, 1995
Terrance Wilson, Lawrence; Betty Brill, Ottawa; Erica Chamberlain and baby boy, Lawrence. Births
WOODLING COLUMN
January 22, 1995
One man’s impression of Big Eight basketball with the horses approaching the quarter pole … After 13 games, Missouri twins Sammie and Simeon Haley had 54 rebounds apiece and very nearly the same number of turnovers. Sammie, the southpaw, had 32; Simeon, the northpaw, had 30. Or is it the other way around? …
MOST CITY CANDIDATES FAVOR ANTI-BIAS LAW FOR GAYS
January 22, 1995
The filing deadline for city commission candidates is noon Tuesday.
GROUP OF 100 EYES BALD EAGLES
January 22, 1995
An eagle-watching field trip revealed several of the rare birds Saturday.