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COOK ADVISES UTLEY
July 25, 1995
Since setting the Kansas Open record at Alvamar in 1986, golfer Stan Utley has returned to Lawrence on occasion to visit sports psychologist David Cook. Utley credits Cook for helping on the Nike Tour.
KLEIN WINS PRO-AM
July 25, 1995
Brooks Klein of Denton, Texas, fired a 5-under-par 67 to win the Kansas Open Sponsor Day Pro-Am on Monday at Alvamar. Klein pocketed $300 prize money. Joel Padfield of Evansville, Ind., placed second with a 69. Former Kansas University golfers Brad Bruno and Matt Gogel each shot 70, as did Barry Cheesman of Sarasota, Fla.
THOMAS, PIERCE AT FESTIVAL
July 25, 1995
Kansas University basketball players Billy Thomas and Paul Pierce will compete at the U.S. Olympic Festival Wednesday through Friday at McNichols Arena. Thomas, a 6-foot-4 sophomore from Shreveport, La., will play for the North team, to be coached by Georgia’s Tubby Smith.
KU ALUM OUT FRONT FOR OLYMPIC RELAY
July 25, 1995
From Lawrence to Atlanta, Jeff Cravens has relayed into a top spot with the Olympics.
KU MOVE MAY LEAVE JANITORS IN DARK
July 25, 1995
Some KU janitors working the day shift may have to get used to night life.
ENROLLMENT DATES ANNOUNCED FOR DESOTO SCHOOLS
July 25, 1995
Enrollment in the DeSoto school district will be held Aug. 7-11, district officials announced. New fifth- through 12-graders will enroll from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 7. The site for fifth- through eighth-graders will be Lexington Trails Middle School and Monticello Trails Middle School. High school students will enroll at DeSoto High School.
SOUND OFF
July 25, 1995
Will Democrat Judy Hancock run for Kansas’ 3rd District seat in Congress again in 1996 against Republican Congresswoman Jan Meyers? Hancock, an attorney who ran against Mrs. Meyers in 1994 and received 43 percent of the vote to Mrs. Meyers’ 57 percent, hasn’t decided.
USE KAW TO ATTRACT TOURISM, SAY OFFICIALS
July 25, 1995
The Kansas River will be mapped out as a tourist attraction in a proposal by state officials.
IN CASE OF INFANT
July 25, 1995
An 11-week-old Lawrence girl remained in critical condition at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., this morning as police detectives complete reports on a suspected case of child abuse by a day-care provider. Detective Lt. David Cobb said he hoped reports from the investigation would be completed later today. He said it would be up to the district attorney’s office to decide what charges would be filed.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
July 25, 1995
Ambulance report The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses:
SOUND OFF
July 25, 1995
Why are ambulances often parked in the parking lot at the Lawrence Athletic Club? Do technicians drive ambulances there to work out.? Douglas County pays membership fees to the club for DCAS paramedics, said Rob Kort, paramedic supervisor.
PAHULU SUES KANSAS
July 25, 1995
Attorney Mike Maddox and football player Alani Pahulu officially filed their lawsuit against Kansas University on Monday. The suit — filed in U.S. District Court in Kansas City — seeks to overturn KU’s medical disqualification of Pahulu, who transferred to Kansas from Ricks (Idaho) College last January but was declared medically unfit to play.
PHONE FROM HOME
July 25, 1995
Most utility orders can be handled over the telephone, sparing customers long waits in line. Call early to avoid delays.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
July 25, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 29-year-old Lawrence man told police that between 10 p.m. July 14 and 12:35 p.m. July 15 someone stole his 1985 Nissan Sentra from his driveway in the 1900 block of Edgelea and took a radar detector from his Chevrolet pickup. The report indicates that the car, which was valued at $3,000, was recovered by police on July 15 about a block from the victim’s home. The radar detector, which is still missing, was valued at $100.
SOUND OFF
July 25, 1995
Does the city have any plans to plant trees on medians on Kasold Drive or Clinton Parkway? Not at this time, said Crystal Miles of the city’s parks and forestry department.
BIG EIGHT FOOTBALL MEDIA DAY
July 25, 1995
Bill Snyder talks like a man resigned. Tom Osborne talks like a man reserved. Both Big Eight football coaches — Kansas State’s Snyder and Nebraska’s Osborne — have unusual quarterback situations developing.
KU PROGRAMS AIM TO STOP DRINKINGDRIVING
July 25, 1995
Kansas University groups are trying to offer students alternatives to driving home drunk.
KANSAS OPEN PREVIEW
July 25, 1995
Frank Lickliter won’t be back to defend his title in the Kansas Open Wednesday through Friday at Alvamar. Lickliter, a 26-year-old native of Franklin, Ohio, who edged ex-Kansas golfer Clay Devers in a playoff last year, is currently a top player on the Nike Tour, and will be at the Nike event in Wichita this week.
LOVELETT SERVICES
July 25, 1995
Services for Nellie Folks Lovelett, 68, Eudora, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. Dottie Forinash-Knetsch officiating. Burial will be in Washington Creek Cemetery southwest of Lone Star. Mrs. Lovelett died Saturday, July 22, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
UTLEY STILL MAN AT KANSAS OPEN
July 25, 1995
Thinking of Alvamar and the Kansas Open rekindles memories for golfer Stan Utley as the Open approaches its 20th year. Utley, a three-time all-Big Eight player out of Missouri, used the tournament as a springboard to launch his professional golf career.
MANNING TALKS TO CAMPERS
July 25, 1995
In past years, Danny Manning picked up a basketball and demonstrated his skills to youths at Roy Williams’ Kansas basketball camp. Still rehabilitating from left knee surgery, Manning was relegated to guest-speaker status on Monday, fielding questions from Williams’ 500-plus campers in town for the second of three week-long summer sessions.
DISMISSALS
July 25, 1995
Baby girl Thompson, Lawrence; Virginia Girard-Brady and baby girl, Lawrence. Births
MED SCHOOLS FACE FEDERAL FUNDING LOSS
July 25, 1995
The quality of teaching programs at the country’s medical schools could be hurt under cost-cutting proposals now before Congress, a Lawrence state senator says.