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CATHARINE A. WIEDERHOLT
January 25, 1995
Services for Catharine A. Wiederholt, 86, Princeton, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Therese Catholic Church in Richmond, with the Rev. Clyde Ozmonkowski officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Leavenworth. Mrs. Wiederholt died Monday, Jan. 23, 1995, in Oak Haven Nursing Center in Richmond.
ANNA B. TROUT
January 25, 1995
Services for Anna B. Trout, 82, are pending at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mrs. Trout died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
LAWRENCE ATTORNEY ATTACKING CONSTITUTIONALITY OF STALKING LAW
January 25, 1995
The defense attorney for a Lawrence man says the law can be only arbitrarily enforced because terms in it are too vague.
PETERSON ROAD TO BE THREE LANES
January 25, 1995
Peterson Road should be widened to three lanes, Lawrence city commissioners decided Tuesday night. The $1.5 million project to rebuild the one-mile stretch of road between Kasold Drive and North Iowa Street long has been planned for in city meetings and budgets, but Tuesday’s decision cleared the way for a public hearing about an even bigger question:
DISTRICT PLANS ON DISMISSALS NOT COMPLETE
January 25, 1995
Parents have asked the district to open its discussion of early dismissal.
WINIFRED S. PINET
January 25, 1995
Services for Winifred S. Pinet, 61, Lawrence, are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Pioneer Cemetery. Mrs. Pinet died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1995, at her home.
S SPEECH TOO VAGUE
January 25, 1995
The president’s State of the Union address was long on rhetoric but short on content, several people in downtown Lawrence said this morning.
T KEEP COUNTY FROM PAYING
January 25, 1995
A property owner has lost his bid to prevent Jefferson County commissioners from paying for work in a federal housing rehabilitation project. A Jefferson County judge on Tuesday denied an injunction sought by Richard Wright, Kansas City, Mo., owner of a rural Oskaloosa home that was repaired under the program.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
January 25, 1995
Condition reports * A Topeka man was treated and released Tuesday morning at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Topeka after a one-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 40 near Big Springs. The Kansas Highway Patrol said Don C. Palmer, 73, was eastbound on U.S. Highway 40 near Douglas County Road 200E, when his vehicle went off the right side of the road, struck a utility pole and caught fire.
KU FOLLOW-UP
January 25, 1995
Jacque Vaughn does more than read poetry in his Jayhawker Towers apartment. Vaughn, Kansas’ sophomore basketball point guard, often sits and chats with his roommate, sophomore pivot Scot Pollard.
PEROT PROFFERS POPULIST THEME IN KSU SPEECH
January 25, 1995
Plain-talking Texan brings his philosophy to Kansas.
HASKELL GAME
January 25, 1995
Fatigue was a factor for Haskell in its 89-64 junior college basketball loss to Highland on Tuesday night at Coffin Complex. “Highland’s pretty talented,” Haskell coach Walt Wilson said. “They’ve got some size and some shooting and that just took over and wore our kids down.”
BILLUPS
January 25, 1995
Colorado high school basketball standout Chauncey Billups has received a lot of attention the past four years. A 6-foot-3 point guard at Denver Washington High, Billups was the state player of the year in the ninth, 10th and 11th grades.
RAYMOND E. LONG
January 25, 1995
Services for Raymond E. Long, 86, Eudora, are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Long died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
SCHOOL PRIMARY FIELD HITS 12
January 25, 1995
A 37-year-old educator and a 48-year-old hemp advocate rounded out a field of 14 candidates for school board Tuesday. A Feb. 28 will weed the field down to eight candidates for the four open positions. The general election is April 4.
MCBARRONS
January 25, 1995
Jimmy Johnson is the only football coach to win both an NCAA championship and a Super Bowl title. Former Georgia Tech coach Bobby Ross will join the club if his San Diego Chargers beat the San Francisco 49ers Sunday in Super Bowl XXIX.
LHS GAMER
January 25, 1995
Washburn Rural coach Larry Longhofer could have used help from attorneys Johnnie Cochran and Robert Shapiro to devise defensive strategy against Lawrence High’s boys basketball team on Tuesday night. The Lions (8-3) dominated Longhofer’s Junior Blues, 88-74, to avenge last season’s two-point loss. The game wasn’t as close as the 14-point margin would indicate. The Lions led by 24 with five minutes left.
TO GET AHEAD, PEROT SAYS
January 25, 1995
Texas billionaire and unorthodox politician Ross Perot offered his view of the business world at Kansas State University’s 99th Landon Lecture.
EUDORA GAMER
January 25, 1995
Eudora coach Terry Zerr almost evened the score with Gardner-Edgerton counterpart Don Bechard on Tuesday night. But Gardner edged Eudora, 44-41, in high school basketball when Derrick Long’s 28-foot three-point attempt missed as the buzzer sounded.
LOOKING FOR ANSWERS
January 25, 1995
City staffers will investigate Commissioner Doug Compton’s questions about ordinances protecting people based on their “sexual orientation,” including:
BALLOTS COMPLETE FOR AREA POSITIONS
January 25, 1995
Start your voting machines
LHS outscores Washburn Rural, 88-74
January 25, 1995
Washburn Rural coach Larry Longhofer could have used help from attorneys Johnnie Cochran and Robert Shapiro to devise defensive strategy against Lawrence High’s boys basketball team on Tuesday night. The Lions (8-3) dominated Longhofer’s Junior Blues, 88-74, to avenge last season’s two-point loss. The game wasn’t as close as the 14-point margin would indicate. The Lions led by 24 with five minutes left.
LAST-MINUTE FILINGS HAVE 13 VYING FOR COMMISSION
January 25, 1995
Two business owners want to serve as Lawrence city commissioners.
LAWRENCE MAN DENIED PAROLE
January 25, 1995
The Kansas Parole Board has denied parole to a man convicted in the 1983 beating death of an elderly Lawrence resident. The board’s decision means that James C. Fourhorn, Lawrence, will next be eligible for parole in December 1996, a spokesman for the board said this morning.
BEST
January 25, 1995
A teacher-turned-disaster planner has moved to the top of her class.
OK
January 25, 1995
Yard art gracing an East Lawrence lot can stay, Lawrence city commissioners decided.