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LAFRENTZ CHIPS TOOTH, FLOOR IN FACE-FIRST FALL
October 27, 1995
Raef LaFrentz has a black eye, a chipped front tooth and four stitches in his head. He went down hard, face first, while chasing the basketball at practice on Wednesday.
STUDENTS NEWEST MEMBERS OF BOARDSCOMMISSIONS
October 27, 1995
A total of 20 members of the Youth in Local Government club at Lawrence High School now are serving as members of local boards and commissions. The students will serve as ex officio members of 18 groups, but they are given an opportunity to speak out and vote on issues.
D FOR PRAIRIE COMMONS
October 27, 1995
Seventy new apartments will be reserved for low-income elderly Lawrence residents, thanks to a $3 million tax incentive granted to an Arizona developer. Prairie Commons, a 126-apartment project proposed for northwest Lawrence, is among 12 projects in Kansas selected to receive federal tax credits.
SOUND OFF
October 27, 1995
I would like to write the members of the state board of education to express my opposition to extending the mandated school year. Please print their names and addresses . Members of the Kansas State Board of Education are:
SOUND OFF
October 27, 1995
Is the University Daily Kansan answerable to anybody within the university system, or legally, for what they write in that paper? Tom Eblen, general manager of the University Daily Kansan, said student editors were responsible for the content of the newspaper. Students at the campus paper are guided by the First Amendment right to publish what they deem appropriate, he said.
PARAGUAY PRESIDENT VISITS LAWRENCE
October 27, 1995
The president of Paraguay, Juan Carlos Wasmosy, begins a weekend visit today in Kansas that includes two stops in Lawrence. Events planned for his visit include a tour of a special
OCTOGINTA TOUR SLATED FOR SUNDAY
October 27, 1995
The 26th annual Octoginta bicycle ride is set for Sunday. If the weather forecast holds — high temperatures are supposed to be in the 60s with no rain — there may be as many as 700 or 800 riders, said Jim Turner, president of the Lawrence Bike Club, which sponsors the annual ride.
MABEL L. MCNEES
October 27, 1995
Graveside services for Mabel L. McNees, 90, Lone Star, will be at 1 p.m. Monday, in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. McNees died Thursday, Oct. 26, 1995, at her home.
KU, KSU FANS FACE GRID IRON GRIDLOCK
October 27, 1995
Lawrence residents attending the Kansas University-Kansas State University game should leave no later than 9:30 a.m. Saturday, authorities say.
POLICE MONITOR HEATED RIVALRY IN AGGIEVILLE
October 27, 1995
At last year’s Kansas University-Kansas State University football game in Lawrence, groups of KSU fans added insult to injury when they tore down the goal posts in Memorial Stadium after a Wildcat victory. Potential bad memories of that incident among some KU fans, along with the traditional heated KU-KSU rivalry, have Kansas Highway Patrol Lt. Bob Leahew concerned.
REAL-LIFE TRAGEDY HEIGHTENS DRILL
October 27, 1995
The scheduled scenario of a Lawrence emergency personnel test involved a school bus accident.
OTTAWA SHOOTING SUSPECT REMAINS IN DETENTION
October 27, 1995
A teen-ager charged in last month’s shooting death of 14-year-old Stephanie Perez waived his right Thursday to have a judge decide if he should remain in detention. That waiver means Nathan Earwood, 16, will remain in custody pending further court appearances. Earwood is charged as a juvenile with first-degree murder in connection with the Sept. 24 slaying.
BOONE
October 27, 1995
Services for Kathryn M. “Kaye” Boone, 81, Ozawkie, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa, with the Rev. Tony Smith officiating. Burial will be in Toronto Cemetery in Toronto. Mrs. Boone died Monday, Oct. 23, 1995, at the Jefferson County Memorial Hospital in Winchester.
BLOTTER
October 27, 1995
Law enforcement report Police reports
BOND AT $500,000
October 27, 1995
A municipal judge in Fayetteville, Ark., ordered Thursday that former Lawrence resident Chad Beers should be held in lieu of $500,000 bond pending the filing of formal charges stemming from his escape from a county jail. John Threet, deputy prosecuting attorney for Washington County, Ark., said Beers’ bond was set during a probable cause hearing before Municipal Judge Ray Reynolds. During that hearing, Reynolds found there was probable cause for Beers’ arrest in connection with burglary, robbery, kidnapping and felony theft. The judge also ordered Beers to appear back in court Nov. 29 for arraignment.
CARRYTORCH
October 27, 1995
Torchbearer applications will be available beginning Wednesday at the following locations:
FINE ARTS DIRECTOR GARNERS AWARD
October 27, 1995
Lew Tilford, Lawrence school district’s director of fine arts, recently was named Outstanding Kansas Art Educator in Supervision and Administration. Tilford, who has been fine arts director since 1987, received the honor from the Kansas Art Education Assn. He was nominated by Betsy Weaver, docent program coordinator at Kansas University’s Spencer Museum of Art.
BLOTTER
October 27, 1995
Law enforcement report Police reports
CORRECTION
October 27, 1995
The dimensions of “By the Fireside,” an oil painting by Henry Salem Hubbell that will be exhibited in New York, were listed incorrectly in Thursday’s edition of The Mag. The painting, which has been exhibited abroad, is 59 inches by 83 inches.
HOSPITAL REPORT
October 27, 1995
Births Sylvia Thompson, Lawrence, a boy, Wednesday.
PLAYOFFS ON LINE FOR LHSTOPEKA
October 27, 1995
The stakes for tonight’s football district championship between Lawrence High and Topeka High are simple. “It’s do or die,” LHS starting offensive guard Pat Mason said. “If we lose we’re out.”
ONLY COACH CAN IDENTIFY RECRUITS
October 27, 1995
Roy Williams has proven once again he is the only person who knows what really is happening in Kansas basketball recruiting. Since last summer’s Nike camp, recruiting expert Bob Gibbons and others have mentioned 20 or so high school basketball seniors as KU targets in recruiting.
HOUSE DONATED FOR DRAWING
October 27, 1995
Feel lucky? For a $100 donation, you could have a one-in-1,500 shot at winning a new home in west Lawrence.
ELDERLY WANTED IN HOMESTHEIR OWN
October 27, 1995
SRS encourages programs that keep the elderly out of nursing homes.
GROWTH POLICY OUTLINED
October 27, 1995
Amended rural development guidelines would hold development within the primary urban growth area around Lawrence to higher standards. The changes include the following:
FRANK S. HARBAUGH
October 27, 1995
Services for Frank S. Harbaugh, 86, Tonganoxie, are pending at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Mr. Harbaugh died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1995, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
SOUND OFF
October 27, 1995
Monterey Way is a beautiful stretch of road for walking and biking between Sixth Street and 15th Street, but it’s very dangerous because there are no sidewalks there. Does the city have any plans to install a sidewalk? The city plans to install new sidewalks along Monterey Way once the road is reconstructed to meet city standards, said Terese Gorman, city engineer.
K-STATE HOPES FOR HOME-FIELD ADVANTAGE
October 27, 1995
It won’t score any points, throw any passes or leap up and make any tackles. But players and coaches from both sides know the home field will have a tangible impact on Saturday’s meeting between No. 6 Kansas (7-0 overall, 3-0 in the Big Eight) and No. 14 Kansas State (6-1 and 2-1).
CHANGING THEIR WHEELS
October 27, 1995
Minivans and sport utility vehicles are the family chariots of the ‘90s.