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HUSKERS ARE MAGNIFICENT
November 9, 1995
Take it from Dan McCarney, the latest victim to be flattened under the wheels of the Big Red machine: Nebraska is the real deal. McCarney, Iowa State’s first-year football coach, suffered a 73-14 humbling to the No. 1 Huskers (9-0 overall, 5-0 in the Big Eight) last Saturday. The Cyclones became the 22nd straight casualty of the NU football factory.
FORUM ENCOURAGED BY ELECTION RESULTS
November 9, 1995
As Congress nears votes on budget cuts, some area residents want to organize an opposition movement.
RESIDENTS VOCAL AT SLT HEARING
November 9, 1995
The public turned out by the hundreds to be heard during the South Lawrence Trafficway debate.
KU OFFICIAL INSTALLED AS COUNCIL PRESIDENT
November 9, 1995
Kim Moreland, director of the Kansas University office of research support and grants administration, will be installed today as president of the National Council of University Research Administrators at the council’s meeting in Washington, D.C. Moreland served as vice president of the organization this past year.
PLAYING STATUS OF 7-FOOTER STILL UP IN AIR
November 9, 1995
Travis Williams may play in Kansas’ exhibition basketball opener against the Converse All-Stars on Friday night. But don’t bet the ranch on it.
FOR SAFETY
November 9, 1995
Bright red ribbons are being distributed to remind motorists to drive safely and sober during the holidays.
BEERS GETS MARRIED IN PRISON
November 9, 1995
Chad Beers, who has gained notoriety by making three jailbreaks, now is a married man.
SOUND OFF
November 9, 1995
Will Southwest Junior High School have a homework hotline number so kids can find out what their homework is if they’ve missed school? Principal Trish Bransky said she and her staff are willing to consider a homework hotline.
RED CROSS OKC EFFORT AN ACT OF COMPASSION, VOLUNTEER SAYS
November 9, 1995
Local volunteers were honored for their work for the Red Cross. Journal-World Staff Report
PUBLIC RADIO STICKS TO FACTS IN FUND FIGHT, CEO SAYS
November 9, 1995
The head of NPR spoke to a Lawrence audience Wednesday about the future of public broadcasting.
SOAK IT UP
November 9, 1995
Copies of the city’s Preliminary Stormwater Master Plan are available in the city manager’s office at city hall, Sixth and Massachusetts.
SADIE WARNER
November 9, 1995
Sadie Olive Brown Warner Oskaloosa — Services for Sadie Olive Brown Warner, 86, formerly of Wichita, are pending at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.
LHS, OLATHE NORTH SHOULD ATTRACT A LOT OF FANS
November 9, 1995
Forget Kansas University’s basketball exhibition with the Converse All-Stars in Allen Fieldhouse. The biggest — and most inexpensive — sports attraction in town on Friday night features top-ranked and 10-0 Olathe North against perennial power Lawrence High (9-1) in a Class 6A state football semifinal at Haskell Stadium.
TO THE EDITORS TO THE EDITOR
November 9, 1995
Lobbying limits To the editor:
S FINGER SURE HEALED QUICKLY
November 9, 1995
Those of you who follow the NBA may have been wondering how in the heck Greg Ostertag healed so quickly. Ostertag, the former Kansas University center, now a 7-foot-2 rookie with the Utah Jazz, had surgery at the end of the exhibition season to repair a torn tendon in his finger.
DREAMS
November 9, 1995
He’s the winningest coach in NCAA Div. I-A. His teams have never won fewer than nine games in his 23 years as a coach. And he’s the reigning American Football Coaches Assn. coach of the year. Furthermore, Nebraska’s Tom Osborne is a man of Kansas coach Glen Mason’s dreams.
D HAVE TO PLAY LAWRENCE AGAIN
November 9, 1995
Was there ever a doubt Lawrence High and Olathe North would be meeting in the Class 6A state football semifinals? “I knew they’d be there,” O-North coach Gene Wier said of the 9-1 Lions. “We were hoping we’d be there.”
VETERANS GROUPS PLAN HOLIDAY CEREMONIES
November 9, 1995
Three local ceremonies will be held today and Saturday in conjunction with the Veterans Day holiday, which will be observed nationally on Saturday. The United Veterans Organizations of Douglas County will hold joint ceremonies at 11:11 a.m. Saturday at the Alford-Clark Post No. 852 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 138 Ala.
FORMER SCHOOL OFFICIAL WINS STATE HONOR
November 9, 1995
Former Lawrence school Supt. Dan Neuenswander has been named Kansas’ Superintendent of the Year. Neuenswander, who left Lawrence for Pittsburg in 1992, now is a candidate for National Superintendent of the Year. He will receive the Kansas award in January during a meeting of the Kansas Association of School Administrators in Wichita.
OPPOSITION REGROUPS IN SLT FIGHT
November 9, 1995
American Indians and wetlands supporters have renewed their opposition to the South Lawrence Trafficway.
TO THE EDITORS TO THE EDITOR
November 9, 1995
Alternate route To the editor:
TRAFFICWAY IS RELIEF FOR SUPPORTERS
November 9, 1995
It’s been more than a decade since planning for the South Lawrence Trafficway began, but many Lawrence residents still see the road as the salvation for clogged city streets. “It would help relieve congestion on some of the main thoroughfares,” said Daniel Farmer, a delivery truck driver.
EMMA RICE
November 9, 1995
Emma Regina Rice Garnett — Services for Emma Regina Rice, 94, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Farris-Feuerborn Memorial Chapel in Garnett with the Rev. Gary Benjamin officiating. Burial was in Garnett Cemetery.
IN CULTURAL STUDIES
November 9, 1995
Sixth-graders at Quail Run School are learning firsthand about other cultures.
SOUND OFF
November 9, 1995
How many pedestrian-motor vehicle accidents occur each year on campus? Are they planning to better mark the crosswalks on campus to prevent these accidents? There is about one pedestrian accident a month at Kansas University, said John Mullens, KU police coordinator of security and safety.
KU FOOTBALL PLAYERS PLEAD NOT GUILTY
November 9, 1995
A trial-setting date was scheduled for Two Kansas University red-shirted freshman football players charged with theft of services. Elliott G. Shaffer, 18, and Dion C. Johnson, 18, both entered not guilty pleas on Wednesday during a first appearance in Douglas County District Court. Trial-setting for both was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
FOREIGN ENROLLMENT DOWN AGAIN AT KU
November 9, 1995
A KU official says Kansans underestimate the economic impact of foreign students.
YOUTH TO BE TRIED AS ADULT FOR CAR SHOOTING INCIDENT
November 9, 1995
A 16-year-old Lawrence youth has been ordered to stand trial as an adult for his role in a one-night crime spree last May where gunshots were fired into a moving vehicle Jud S. Hurst, 1908 E. 19th, was originally charged in juvenile court with attempted second-degree murder, criminal discharge of a firearm into a vehicle, attempted arson and conspiracy to commit arson. The ruling this week by District Judge Jack Murphy means that Hurst will be back in adult court Nov. 17 for arraignment on the felony charges.
ESC PLANS ANNUAL BAKE SALE
November 9, 1995
Emergency Service Council, which provides food to local food banks and funds for emergency housing aid, will conduct its annual Holiday Bake Sale on Nov. 18. The sale, a major fund-raiser for ESC, will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. ESC is a volunteer coalition of residents and social service agencies, churches, community and civic clubs and school organizations.
JAMES DYER
November 9, 1995
James Edward Dyer Baldwin — Services for James Edward Dyer, 57, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church here. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin.
DESOTO BOARD QUESTIONS USE OF VOUCHERS
November 9, 1995
School vouchers, approved this week by Johnson County Republicans forming a platform, aren’t the darling of everyone, especially members of the DeSoto school board. “We’re not in favor of school vouchers,” said Roger Owens, president of the board, which held a discussion, at its meeting Wednesday night, about what school vouchers could mean for the district and the county.
BLOTTER
November 9, 1995
Law enforcement report Police reports
SOUND OFF
November 9, 1995
What is the possibility that a street light could be installed at the intersection of 31st and Louisiana streets? It’s incredibly dark there at night. Not very good.
CORRECTION
November 9, 1995
Because of a reporter’s error, a story Tuesday about the Baldwin City Council meeting contained mistakes. Council members were discussing the possible sale of city-owned Orchard Lane Nursing Home, which is managed by a private firm under contract with the city.
DR. JOHN ALBERS
November 9, 1995
Dr. John A. Albers Services for Dr. John A. Albers, 81, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church with the Rev. James Shaughnessy officiating. Cremation is planned.
HOSPITAL REPORT
November 9, 1995
Births Bill and Kay Mitchell, Princeton, a boy, Tuesday.
BLOTTER
November 9, 1995
Police reports * Lawrence police are investigating a report of aggravated sodomy of a 4-year-old Lawrence boy by an acquaintance between August 1994 and September 1995 in the 3700 block of Pinnacle Court. The incident was reported to police Sept. 29 but not made public until Wednesday night.