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WHETSTINE LEADS TROY TO VICTORY
October 7, 1995
Troy spoiled McLouth’s homecoming 21-6 with the help of an outstanding performance from its quarterback, Heath Whetstine. Whetstine compiled 100 yards on the ground. He also passed or scrambled for all three of Troy’s touchdowns including 38 and 37 yard runs.
LHS OFFENSE SHINES AGAINST SM NORTH
October 7, 1995
Lawrence High’s offensive linemen established themselves early against Shawnee Mission North’s massive defensive front. On the Lions’ first play, senior tailback Thomas Daniels broke right and had nowhere to go. He then broke left as all the linemen adjusted and formed a wall. The result was a 59-yard TD run and the Lions went on to win 36-21 over the Indians.
LHS RUNS OVER SM NORTH
October 7, 1995
Five interceptions and a season-high 358 yards rushing by Lawrence High resulted in a 36-21 romp over Shawnee Mission North Friday night at Haskell Stadium for the Lions’ fourth consecutive victory heading into district next week. Thomas Daniels carried most of the load, rushing 19 times for 162 yards and two touchdowns. Garrett Attig had 12 carries for 47 yards and two TDs. Charlie Bremer gained 79 yards — 74 in the second half.
TIS THE SEASON FOR TRICK OR TREAT
October 7, 1995
The search is on for the Halloween costume that’s just right.
KEVIN WOODROW REED
October 7, 1995
A funeral Mass for Kevin Woodrow Reed, 32, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Lawrence Catholic Center at Kansas University with the Rev. Vincent Krische officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa. Mr. Reed died Thursday, Oct. 5, 1995, at the Kansas University Medical Center after a long illness.
MISTRIAL DECLARED IN OTTAWA CASE
October 7, 1995
A Franklin County jury was unable to reach a verdict Friday in the trial of a rural Ottawa man who is charged with shooting a Lawrence teen-ager in the neck in June. The jury deliberated about 4 1/2 hours over two days before announcing they could not reach a unanimous decision on the guilt or innocence of Aarron D. Moore, 18. Franklin County District Judge Thomas Sachse then declared a mistrial.
CITY BOTTOM LINE
October 7, 1995
Lawrence firefighters would receive benefits equal to fellow city employees next year under an agreement up for approval Tuesday night. Lawrence city commissioners will consider signing onto an agreement with the International Association of Firefighters Local 1596, which represents Lawrence firefighters.
CITY BACKGROUND
October 7, 1995
Lawrence police officers got the ball rolling by signing a work agreement with the city in June 1994, which included enhanced benefits — including dental coverage, increased sick leave and longevity pay. Earlier this year, Lawrence city commissioners followed that up by agreeing to extend similar benefits to all city employees for next year — with the exception of firefighters, who are governed by a separate bargaining agreement.
CITY BUSINESS
October 7, 1995
* Proclaim Wednesday “First Annual Ribbons Against Racism Day.” * Approve three appointments to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, as recommended by Mayor Bob Moody: Joanne Hurst, Joe Harkins and Bob Schulte.
THIRD SUSPECT CHARGED IN BURGLARY
October 7, 1995
A third suspect was charged Friday in Douglas County District Court for her alleged involvement in a robbery earlier this week at a local gasoline station. Mary E. Henley, 41, 827 Walnut, was charged with aiding and abetting in the Oct. 3 robbery at Presta Phillips 66, 602 W. Ninth.
PROVIDES PEEK AT SCHOOLS
October 7, 1995
Lawrence High School will conduct “College Night” on Oct. 12 at the high school, 19th and Louisiana. Students in junior high schools and high school — and their parents — are invited to participate in the program, which is designed to provide information about colleges and universities from across the nation.
BLOTTER
October 7, 1995
Fire calls * Responded to a smoke scare at 11:33 a.m. Friday at 1439 Tenn., where welding had set off an alarm.
MARJORIE BUDDE
October 7, 1995
Services for Marjorie Budde, 83, Wisner, will be at 11 a.m. today at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wisner with the Rev. Gerald Roggow officiating. Burial will be in Wisner Cemetery. Mrs. Budde died Thursday, Oct. 5, 1995, at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.
NELLIE MARGARET BLEVINS
October 7, 1995
Graveside services for Nellie Margaret Blevins, 96, Lawrence, will be at 9 a.m. today at Maple Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Blevins died Friday, Oct. 6, 1995, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICIANS CONVERGE AT BAKER
October 7, 1995
More than 100 musicians are expected to take the stage when Baker University hosts its first Invitational String Festival. Orchestral string students from three Kansas high schools are scheduled to participate in the event, set for Wednesday on the Baker campus.
POLICE HOST PROPERTY SALE TODAY
October 7, 1995
Need a basketball hoop for your back yard? How about a pair of football helmets, a television or a bicycle? Those items and more will go on the auction block at 10 a.m. today during the Lawrence Police Department’s fall found property auction.
GUARD SHARES ANTI-DRUG MESSAGE WITH STUDENTS
October 7, 1995
The Kansas Army National Guard helped put on a pep rally Friday that flew beyond the usual rah-rahs. A crowd of about 1,200 students — the district’s entire enrollment — came to its feet at 2 p.m. when a Sikorsky UH-60A Blackhawk helicopter touched down at the Eudora High School football field.
SOUND OFF
October 7, 1995
Could you tell me when I should take down my hummingbird feeder to encourage the birds to migrate? Don’t worry about it. Townsend Peterson, curator of birds at the Kansas University Natural History Museum, said hummingbirds will migrate regardless of whether feeders are available to them.
VISITING NURSES MAKE DIFFERENCE TO ELDERLY
October 7, 1995
Samatha Bowman, R.N., opens the door to the North Lawrence home as if it were her own. Bowman makes her way through the boxes in the living room and into the family room.
HASKELL BOARD REVEALS DIVIDE ON TRAFFICWAY
October 7, 1995
Administrators, regents and students shared differences in their assessments of the South Lawrence Trafficway fight, which will heat up next week with the release of a government report.
KU SLATES RUSSIA, COMMUNISM LECTURES
October 7, 1995
Two talks about communism and Russia have been scheduled in the next two weeks. Svetozar Stojanovic, visiting professor of Russian and East European studies, will speak Tuesday on “The Role of Intellectuals in the (Self) Negation of Communism.”
EXHIBIT TO FEATURE GAY, LESBIAN HISTORY
October 7, 1995
Kansas University’s Watson Library will observe Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual History Month with an exhibit in its main lobby. This month’s exhibit will feature library books on the history of the gay, lesbian and bisexual rights movement and a poster depicting famous gay, lesbian and bisexual people.
SATURDAY COLUMN
October 7, 1995
It will be interesting to see how O.J. Simpson and his agents attempt to revive his career as a high-priced spokesman or pitchman for various commercial enterprises. Now that the trial is over and jurors found Simpson not guilty of murdering his former wife, Nicole, and Ronald Goldman, the focus of attention has shifted to two questions. One centers on the role of “race” in the trial and jury process. The other is whether Simpson will be able to resume his high-profile role as a television-film personality and endorser of various commercial entities.
CORRECTION
October 7, 1995
The date of Shawnee Heights United Methodist Church’s Annual Fall Dinner was incorrect in Friday’s Journal-World. The dinner will be Oct. 14.
BANK GIVES $150,000 TO CENTER
October 7, 1995
The Lawrence Arts Center accepts another large donation.
HOSPITAL REPORT
October 7, 1995
Births Monte and Shelly Gehrke, Lawrence, a boy, Friday.
HASKELL PLANS FOR TRIBAL LAW PROGRAM
October 7, 1995
Joint programs will create opportunities for students at Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations universities.
SOUND OFF
October 7, 1995
How much did Elton John get paid for his recent appearance at Sandstone? That information is contractually confidential, according to Christinne Miles, theater manager at New Sandstone Amphitheatre in Bonner Springs.
BLOTTER
October 7, 1995
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
CAMPOUT SERVES AS LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR STUDENTS
October 7, 1995
Campers from Marion Springs Elementary had some fun Friday and learned a little bit along the way.
LHS runs over SM North
October 7, 1995
Five interceptions and a season-high 358 yards rushing by Lawrence High resulted in a 36-21 romp over Shawnee Mission North Friday night at Haskell Stadium for the Lions’ fourth consecutive victory heading into district next week.
TONGANOXIE DEFEATS BALDWIN
October 7, 1995
Tonganoxie High’s defense created turnovers that opened the door, and the offense closed it quickly as Tongie rolled over Baldwin 26-12 Friday night. The Bulldogs’ four miscues, three interceptions and one fumble, all turned to be costly. The Chieftains scored 20 points directly following those turnovers.
NEW LOCUST STREET READY TO ROLL
October 7, 1995
The depot renovations will continue, but the roadwork is done. Contract crews put the finishing touches Friday on a reconstructed one-block section of Locust Street, closing up a traffic-detouring project under way all summer.
GROUP SCHEDULES MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
October 7, 1995
The Jayhawk Insurance Professionals, the Lawrence chapter of the National Association of Insurance Women, will hold a membership drive at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Calvin Eddy Kappelman Real Estate Inc., 1011 Westdale Rd. The monthly meeting and discussion on membership in NAIW will be held during an informal barbecue.
NEW MEMBERS
October 7, 1995
New members of the Lawrence Memorial Hospital board are:
JAYHAWKS READY FOR CU
October 7, 1995
The story goes something like this: Kansas University football coach Glen Mason was driving on the KU campus the other morning and he happened upon Dan Dercher, KU’s red-shirt freshman defensive lineman. Mason pulled over to the curb, rolled down his window, and before he could utter a word …
SOUND OFF
October 7, 1995
How many minority students attend Southwest Junior High School? Southwest has 91 minority students, representing 15.3 percent of its 594 students, said Bonnie Dunham, communications coordinator for Lawrence public schools.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
October 7, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 21-year-old Lawrence man reported that he was robbed of a CD player, CDs and other property valued together at $1218 at 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1500 block of North Third.
SOUND OFF
October 7, 1995
When I call West Junior High to tell them I’m keeping a sick child home for the day, they always ask what’s the nature of the illness. Why do they want to know this, and do I have a right to not tell them to protect my child’s privacy? “It’s my understanding, when kids are sick, we make reports to the National Centers for Disease Control,” said Principal Mick Lowe.