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DOGNAPPER FACES CHARGES AFTER RETURNING PET TO OWNERS
November 28, 1995
A Lawrence couple was reunited Monday with its Labrador puppy who had been missing for nearly two weeks.
KU OFFICIALS INVESTIGATE HAZING REPORT
November 28, 1995
Naked truth
FESTIVAL AIMS TO LURE VISITORS TO LAWRENCE
November 28, 1995
The Festival of Poinsettias may be only 3 years old, but already it’s outgrown its original purpose. Created in 1992 to help bolster overnight visitors to the city’s hotels and motels, the festival now helps lure out-of-towners to Lawrence’s many outlets also.
PAUL FOSTER
November 28, 1995
Paul C. Foster Salt Lake City — Services for Paul C. Foster, 87, Salt Lake City, will be today at Christ United Methodist Church, Salt Lake City.
OTTAWA SECOND-CHANCE PROGRAM REAPS REWARDS
November 28, 1995
A first-year program to give problem Ottawa students a second chance is going well, school board members were told Monday. Karen Cain, director of the Franklin County Education Opportunity Center, said the first student to complete the program was scheduled to return to his regular school next semester.
DISTRICT OKS PLAN FOR NON-RESIDENT STUDENTS
November 28, 1995
Students who live outside of the Lawrence school district will be allowed to attend school here, tuition-free, as long as they don’t create overcrowded classrooms or buildings. During their regular meeting Monday night, Lawrence school board members approved an attendance policy for non-resident students. Final consideration of the policy will be given at the board’s first meeting in January.
SOUND OFF
November 28, 1995
Based on enrollment data compiled annually by the state Department of Education, what are the total enrollments of the five largest secondary schools in Kansas? Where is the most populous elementary school and what grade levels does it represent? Information for the 1995-96 school year isn’t available yet, even though it has been received from schools, according to Gary Watson, a research analyst for the education department. That information, which is contained in a larger report, is being reviewed, he said.
THOMAS DAVID
November 28, 1995
Thomas S. David Services for Thomas S. David, 65, Lawrence, are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
CATHOLICS OPPOSE JAIL SITE
November 28, 1995
A potential jail site near Brook Creek Park has raised concerns for one of its neighbors.
HOSPITAL REPORT
November 28, 1995
Births Ron and Stacey Torres, Lawrence, a girl, Sunday.
TRIAL SET IN SLAYING
November 28, 1995
A Feb. 13 trial has been set for a 16-year-old Topeka boy accused of killing an Ottawa teen-ager in September. The trial date was set during a hearing Monday for Nathan Earwood, who is charged with second-degree murder and two other felonies. Earwood has been ordered to stand trial as an adult in the Sept. 24 shooting death of Stephanie Perez.
BLOTTER
November 28, 1995
Fire calls Lawrence firefighters:
DEATH KNELL TOLLS ANOTHER TAB FOR TAXPAYERS
November 28, 1995
Douglas County taxpayers are being asked with increasing frequency to pay the price of state and federal budget cuts.
KU WOMEN LOSE SAMPSON FORWEEKS
November 28, 1995
Charisse Sampson, Kansas University’s senior basketball guard and the Big Eight preseason player of the year, underwent knee surgery Monday and could be lost to the No. 13 Jayhawks for three weeks to a month. “They called and told me the surgery went well,” KU coach Marian Washington said Monday. “We’re hoping she’ll be back within three weeks.”
SOUND OFF
November 28, 1995
What happened to the old fire engine in South Park? The old fire engine, known as the first aerial fire truck in Lawrence, was removed several months ago, after city officials deemed it unsafe for children to play upon.
TRUE (CAROLINA) BLUE FOR WILLIAMS, FREDERICK SONS
November 28, 1995
If you look at Scott Williams’ drivers license, you won’t find a picture of his father, Roy. Same with Brad Frederick. There’s no mention of his father, Bob. Unfortunately for Scott and Brad, Kansans don’t see their identities as clearly as the Department of Motor Vehicles.
MASON GUSHES OVER HAWAII, ALOHA BID
November 28, 1995
Technically, the Aloha Bowl is the fifth-best bowl a Big 12 football team could hope to play in. Try telling it to Kansas University coach Glen Mason.
AREA COMMUNITIES SCHEDULE HOST OF HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
November 28, 1995
Holiday festivities are ringing their way to the Lawrence area.
KANSAS REMEMBERS CAVALIERS
November 28, 1995
In some ways, Kansas’ game against Virginia was the most memorable of the 1994-95 basketball season. “I haven’t had a good night’s sleep since then,” KU point guard Jacque Vaughn said.
FREDERICK, WILLIAMS BUTTS FO KANSAS JOKES
November 28, 1995
Because of who they are and where they’re from, Scott Williams and Brad Frederick have had to endure some abuse and some stupid questions during their three months at North Carolina U. “We’ve been drilled with all these Kansas jokes,” Brad said. “Some girl bought us a toto poster for our room and said, ‘You’ve gotta keep this up all year,’ and I took it off the wall as soon as she put it up.”
KU APPROVES HIKE IN PARKING RATES
November 28, 1995
KU parking fines and the cost of parking at athletic events are going up next year under a parking budget approved by the Senate Executive Committee.
LYDIA LONG
November 28, 1995
LYDIA JANE LONG Lecompton — Services for Lydia Jane Long, 92, Lecompton, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Lecompton United Methodist Church with the Revs. Angelito Samson and Don Flanner officiating. Burial will follow at Crescent Hills Cemetery in Adrian, Mo.
SOUND OFF
November 28, 1995
I have been traveling U.S. Highway 40 for the last 10 months, but I don’t ever see any Highway Patrol cars. Don’t they patrol it? “Yes, we do patrol it and we do stop violators,” said Trooper John Eichkorn of the Kansas Highway Patrol. “Unfortunately, there’s not a lot of good spots to stop people. So we have to be careful on how we do it.”
S OPENING DELAYED
November 28, 1995
KU’s new Bales Recital Hall won’t be complete until at least March 1.
S FALL GRADS TO BE HONORED TODAY
November 28, 1995
Fall commencement ceremonies at Haskell Indian Nations University will be at 3:30 p.m. today in Haskell’s auditorium. The government-sponsored college for American Indians will award two-year associate’s degrees to 26 students. Keynote speaker will be Russell Blackbird, principal of South Junior High and a member of the Omaha tribe.
S MASON MUM ABOUT RUTGERS POST
November 28, 1995
Kansas football coach Glen Mason won’t talk about the vacancy at Rutgers. “I don’t have time for rumors and speculation,” Mason said Monday. “I don’t care if it’s Rutgers or the University of the United States of America. It’s all BS. It’s a waste of time.”
EXPERTS EXPECT BATTLE FOR SEAT
November 28, 1995
Republicans are likely to nominate a conservative candidate for the 3rd Congressional District next August, a Kansas University professor says. “It seems to me rather obvious that the conservative wing of the Republican Party in Johnson County is going to walk away with the election,” said Russell Getter, a KU associate professor of political science and government.
GRADUATE ASSISTANTS RALLY FOR RAISE
November 28, 1995
GTAs at Kansas University plan a show of force Thursday to press their case for a 3.5 percent pay increase.
BLOTTER
November 28, 1995
District Court Marriage licenses issued
BLOTTER
November 28, 1995
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
SOUND OFF
November 28, 1995
Whatever happened to Amigo’s restaurant? Amigo’s Mexican Restaurant, which was at 1819 W. 23rd, closed more than a month ago because of corporate downsizing and reorganization, said Jan Moore, director of marketing for Amigo’s.
DOUGLAS COUNTY GROUP SCHEDULES EVENTS FOR WORLD AIDS DAY
November 28, 1995
A series of events surrounding World AIDS Day, which will be commemorated Friday, has been planned by the Douglas County AIDS Project. Works of donated art will be auctioned at 8 p.m. Sunday at the Eldridge Hotel to raise funds for AIDS projects. Dessert will be served during an art preview at 7 p.m. Artworks now are on display at Kaw Specialties Inc., 7 E. Seventh.
WALTER PARSONS
November 28, 1995
Walter N. Parsons Services for Walter N. Parsons, 74, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial with military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 852 will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
HOSPITAL REPORT
November 28, 1995
Admissions Leroy Transmeier, Lawrence.
MEYERS TO REVEAL DECISION
November 28, 1995
Lawrence’s congresswoman will announce her political intentions today at a news conference in Overland Park.
BOARD REQUESTS PERMIT REVIEW
November 28, 1995
School officials would like to pay less for city building permits.
TO VOLUNTEER
November 28, 1995
Here’s who to call to offer your holiday help:
STUDENTS QUEUE UP FOR SEATS
November 28, 1995
KU basketball fans are fired up about Saturday’s game between the Kansas Jayhawks and UCLA Bruins.
TREATMENT INFLATION
November 28, 1995
Six rural water districts and the city of Baldwin pay Lawrence to treat their water. Here’s the projected cost increases for the service in coming years: