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SOUND OFF
March 13, 1995
What are the police and administrators at St. John’s School doing to keep parents from stopping in the middle of Vermont Street to pick up their children from school? Isn’t it illegal for people to stop in the middle of a through street and prevent anyone from continuing on their way? Five- to 15 -minute roadblocks are not uncommon. What can a trapped motorist do? While it is not illegal to temporarily stop a vehicle for the actual loading or unloading of passengers, it is illegal under city traffic ordinances for people to “stop, stand or park a vehicle on a street in such a way that less than 10 feet of the width of the roadway is available for the free movement of vehicular traffic.”
SURVEY ON RECYCLING
March 13, 1995
Trash and sanitation services received special attention in the 1994 Lawrence Citizen Survey.
MARY KATHERINE SUTTON
March 13, 1995
Services for Mary Katherine Sutton, 78, Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Highland Park United Methodist Church. Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Sutton died Saturday, March 11, 1995, at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Topeka.
NCAA STORY
March 13, 1995
Aviation history and ticket scalpers await KU boosters headed to Dayton, Ohio, for the Jayhawks’ first-round NCAA Tournament game.
LHS RECAP
March 13, 1995
Tye Wilson did Saturday night what he had done all season — come off the bench and contribute when Lawrence High needed it most. Wilson, a 6-foot-2 senior, scored a season-high 26 points to lead the Lions to a 72-61 victory over Emporia in the Class 6A boys basketball championship.
EATING HEALTHIER ON THE RUN
March 13, 1995
KU concessions is offering free advice to consumers interested in making healthy choices when shopping at campus vending machines.
DONALD L. JOHNS
March 13, 1995
Services for Donald L. Johns, 67, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship, with the Revs. Nick and Pieter Willems and Bill Bogler officiating. Graveside services and burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Greenwood Cemetery in Pierson, Iowa. Mr. Johns died Sunday, March 12, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
LUCK OF THE IRISH SHINES FOR WASHBURN STUDENT
March 13, 1995
A 21-year-old Lawrence resident said she wasn’t looking to enter a pageant when she became a candidate in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade queen contest. “I wanted to get involved with the Lawrence community, and St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite days of the year,” said Tricia Joyner. “The queen thing just came along with it.”
CENTER FILLING HOMELESS GAP
March 13, 1995
A new drop-in center for the homeless aims to meet the need for a daytime home base in Lawrence, organizers say.
GOLDIE BEATRICE SLOAN
March 13, 1995
Services for Goldie Beatrice Sloan, 83, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. M. Jim Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Sloan died Sunday, March 12, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
ROOME QUITS
March 13, 1995
Brad Romme, a 6-foot, 178-pound freshman infielder from Lawrence, has quit the Kansas University baseball team. “I really don’t know much about it,” KU coach Dave Bingham said. “He just told me he wasn’t interested in playing baseball anymore.”
BOB FREDERICK
March 13, 1995
First it was Kansas’ proximity to Kemper Arena, site of the NCAA Midwest Regional. Now it’s Kansas’ No. 1 seed. No, Bob Frederick’s first year as chairman of the NCAA Division One men’s basketball committee hasn’t been without controversy.
5 SUSPECTS HELD IN SHOOTING
March 13, 1995
Five suspects were expected to appear in court this afternoon in connection with a weekend incident in which a home was sprayed with bullets.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
March 13, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * Three handguns and other property valued on a police report at $1,463 reportedly were stolen between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday from a residence in the 1300 block of Prairie Avenue. The report indicated entry was made by forcing open a door. Police have no suspects.
MADNESS PREVAILS ON AND OFF THE BALL COURTS
March 13, 1995
pre March Madness grips a season — and a community — struggling with change.
SOUND OFF
March 13, 1995
Can I still get a souvenir program from the March 6 basketball game marking Allen Fieldhouse’s 40th birthday? No. They’re all sold.
KU WOMEN IN TROUNEY
March 13, 1995
For its NCAA Tournament opener, Kansas’ women’s basketball team will journey to a place that will soon become quite familiar. The Jayhawks will open with Wisconsin, but they’ll play in Lubbock, Texas, the home of Texas Tech — a school will join the conference when the Big Eight becomes the Big 12.
GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE, GOING AGAIN
March 13, 1995
Attention, please: Kansas, the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Midwest Regional, has been assigned to Dayton. This is not a recording. Dayton — it’s located somewhere near Cincinnati — bills itself as a city of inventors. Wilbur and Orville Wright were Daytonites. So were the men who invented the cash register and the automobile self-starter.
TASTY WAVES BECKON SPRING BREAKERS
March 13, 1995
Warm weather and beaches are calling the names of a lot of Lawrence residents who will be on Spring Break next week.
SOUND OFF
March 13, 1995
There always seems to be people buying and selling tickets outside the KU basketball games. Is it illegal to sell them for more than face value on campus? Yes, it is.
ROY REACTION
March 13, 1995
Kansas’ basketball players reaped plenty of treats on Selection Sunday. “We met at my house and had brownies, banana pudding and ice cream,” KU coach Roy Williams reported.
HOSPITAL REPORT
March 13, 1995
Dismissals Caress Counts and baby boy, Kansas City, Kan.; baby girl Enick, Baldwin.
CITY TAKING APPLICATIONS
March 13, 1995
for part-time summer jobs The city needs help this summer and is taking applications for about 100 part-time jobs.
KU JAYBALL
March 13, 1995
If not for a couple of shaky at-bats, Kansas baseball coach Dave Bingham probably would have come away from the weekend series with Iowa feeling pretty good. Bingham couldn’t help but dwell on the final two plate appearances of the Jayhawks’ 7-6 loss to the Hawkeyes on Sunday at Hoglund-Maupin Stadium.