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March 28, 1995
The college basketball season started on Oct. 15. For Kansas, it ended on March 24 with a loss to Virginia in the NCAA Tournament. In that span, the Jayhawks had over 100 practices and 31 games, winning 25.
DISTRICT SAYS CITY NEEDS MORE SCHOOLS
March 28, 1995
The Lawrence school district will need two more elementary schools soon because of the city’s westward expansion, district officials said Monday. A telling symptom is the trend in enrollment at Quail Run School, 1130 Inverness Dr., said Craig Fiegel, division director of business and facilities. Projections show that the population at Quail Run will rise back to 690 students by 1996-97, the same level that prompted the district to build Sunflower School.
MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE FILED AGAINST DRIVER
March 28, 1995
A rural Osage City man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with a March 3 head-on collision in southwest Douglas County that killed Richard A. Stewart. Troy L. Treinen, 23, turned himself in at the Douglas County Jail at 1:05 p.m. Monday in connection with the felony charge. The case was filed March 17 in district court and was made public Monday following Treinen’s arrest.
TONGANOXIE PUTS OPTION BUDGET ON SHELF
March 28, 1995
Tonganoxie residents will have to wait at least 13 days to learn the fate of a stopgap local option budget passed in February by school board members. The board voted 6-1 at its meeting Monday evening to table further discussion on the bond issue until April 10. In February, board members passed the 3 percent, three-year local option budget (LOB), designed to bring $200,000 each year to the district.
OPENING
March 28, 1995
Monday was a good day for Douglas County District Judge Jean Shepherd. That’s because the Northeast Kansas Juvenile Detention Center opened. “Weird things make judges happy,” Shepherd, a 10-year veteran of the bench, told a meeting of the Lawrence Rotary Club.
LEID CENTER SCHEDULE
March 28, 1995
Here is the complete schedule for the 1995-96 Lied Center Presents series: Concert Series
CORALIE CAMPBELL RYNERSON
March 28, 1995
Services for Coralie Campbell Rynerson, 90, Bradenton, Fla., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Oakwood Cemetery here with the Rev. Ira DeSpain officiating. Mrs. Rynerson died Thursday, March 9, 1995, at Heritage Park Nursing Home, Bradenton.
REC MEETING SCHEDULED
March 28, 1995
The city wants to hear a few ideas before sinking $5.67 million into building the city’s largest community recreation center. Thursday night, city officials will open their minds to ideas for the new center planned in Centennial Park, a project financed by the 1-cent countywide sales tax approved last year.
SLICED LINES CAUSE OUTAGE
March 28, 1995
Electric service was cut to about 1,800 KPL customers for about 25 minutes Monday afternoon when a contractor sliced an underground power line. Steve Johnson, division manager for KPL, said this morning that power was disrupted from 2:27 p.m. to 2:53 p.m. Portions of downtown and neighborhoods surrounding downtown were affected.
JAMES KYLE TERRY
March 28, 1995
Services for retired Brig. Gen. James Kyle Terry, 79, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Episcopal Church with the Rev. Thomas Momberg officiating. Private family inurnment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Terry died Monday, March 27, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
95-96 SERIES
March 28, 1995
Three Broadway musicals and a play dealing with AIDS and relationships highlight the 1995-96 Lied Center.
CATHOLIC CHARITY WELCOMES TIES WITH LMH
March 28, 1995
Representatives of a Leavenworth hospital corporation affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church said today they would welcome discussions about closer ties with Lawrence Memorial Hospital. But unlike Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. — the Louisville, Ky., company that six weeks ago proposed buying a 50 percent stake in LMH — Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health Services Corp. made no specific proposal and left it up to the LMH board to initiate further discussions.
MARY LESTER
March 28, 1995
Services for Mary McEver Lester, 70, Chesterfield County, Va., will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Joseph W. Bliley Funeral Home’s Chippenham Chapel in Richmond. Burial will be in Dale Memorial Park in Richmond. Mrs. Lester died Sunday, March 26, 1995, at a Richmond hospital.
LAURENCE KROHN
March 28, 1995
Services for Laurence Krohn, 75, Blaine, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Luke Lutheran Church here. Burial will be in St. Luke Lutheran North Cemetery at Wheaton. Mr. Krohn died Sunday, March 26, 1995, at an Omaha, Neb., hospital.
FIRE CALLS
March 28, 1995
Lawrence firefighters: * Were called at 5:06 a.m. Monday to investigate what was thought to be smoke coming from Allen Fieldhouse. Firefighters said an officer at the scene advised them en route it was only steam.
M. GERTRUDE COBB
March 28, 1995
Services for M. Gertrude Fisher Cobb, 79, Topeka, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, Emporia, with the Revs. Norton Ritter and Dennis Cobb officiating. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Toledo, Kan. Mrs. Cobb died Saturday, March 25, 1995, at a Topeka hospital.
STALKING CASE
March 28, 1995
dismissed Douglas County Judge Jack Murphy ruled today that the state’s stalking law is unconstitutional because it contains the term “annoys,” which he said is too vague.
PAST-DUE NOTICES
March 28, 1995
sent for tax payments Sheriff’s warrants for nonpayment of personal property taxes were mailed Friday to people who did not pay at least half of the taxes due Dec. 20.
KU, OU TO MEET IN BASEBALL TONIGHT
March 28, 1995
Dave Bingham has never been much of a spin doctor, so when he says Kansas’ baseball team made strides during its weekend road trip to Oklahoma, believe him. Sandwiched between a 12-1 loss and a 21-8 defeat, KU managed a 7-5 victory over the Sooners, ranked as high as No. 11 in the national polls and the defending national champions.
PROPERTY RIGHTS, BIG GOVERNMENT CONCERN BARNES
March 28, 1995
Jo Barnes plans to give private property rights a voice on the Lawrence City Commission.
FOOL
March 28, 1995
Yearly, Roy Williams dances with Kansas’ Crimson Girls at the Jayhawks’ season-opening midnight basketball practice. However, he never gyrated in public during the season … until this year. Williams and the Jayhawks did a group slam dance at midcourt after KU’s 78-62 victory over Oklahoma State on March 5 at Allen Fieldhouse.
SWEARINGEN WANTS TO AVOID TRENDY CURRICULUMS
March 28, 1995
In an era of change, school board candidate Elizabeth Swearingen wants to make sure the district doesn’t neglect curriculum and teachers.
KU INCONSISTENT FROM THREE-POINT LAND
March 28, 1995
Perhaps it was only fitting Kansas ended its basketball season by missing 19 of 21 three-point attempts against Virginia. Fitting because this was the worst three-point shooting team — by a sizable margin — in Roy Williams’ seven seasons as the Jayhawks’ head coach.
PROPOSED ORDINANCE WOULD GIVE TEETH TO TOBACCO LAW
March 28, 1995
Project Freedom wants to increase fines and public information about illegal tobacco sales to minors.
PARAMEDIC
March 28, 1995
Parents should make their children wear helmets whenever they’re riding bicycles, says a local paramedic.
BATTERED LIONS TO OPEN AT SM SOUTH
March 28, 1995
His team hindered by injuries during the first month of practice, Lawrence High baseball coach Lynn Harrod hopes he has enough bodies for the Lions’ season opener Wednesday against Shawnee Mission South. “I’ve never seen this many injuries in baseball to start a season,” said Harrod, beginning his 10th season with the Lions. “Hopefully, we’ll be at least mobile with our troops and try to hold a front against the No. 1 team in the state.”
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
March 28, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 24-year-old Kansas University student reported that between 8 p.m. and 8:10 p.m. Monday someone stole a radar detector from his 1987 Honda and an electric razor from his bathroom while he was inside his residence in the 1000 block of New York. The man told police he believed the suspect came in through a rear door and took the razor from the bathroom, which is located near the door. The total value of the property was listed on a report as $95.
BOARD OKS LOCATION FOR CHILD CARE CENTER
March 28, 1995
The Lawrence school board approved a plan Monday to start a child care center this fall in a trailer on the south end of the Lawrence High School campus. The center will serve teen-age parents and their children. “I’m thrilled,” said Ashley Van Ness, a ninth-grader at West Junior High School. Ashley has a 12-week-old daughter, Kelsey, and plans to use the center next year.
J B BOWERS
March 28, 1995
Services for J B Bowers, 86, a former Ozawkie resident, are pending at Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. Mr. Bowers, a retired lieutenant colonel, died Monday, March 27, 1995, at Cass Medical Center, Harrisonville, Mo.