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ATTIG POWERS LHS TO VICTORY
October 28, 1995
Thomas Daniels is Lawrence High’s breakaway running back, averaging 12 yards a carry. Fullback Garrett Attig prefers to earn his yards little by little.
COMMUNITY BUILDING REOPENS TODAY
October 28, 1995
Mayor Bob Moody gave up two tickets to this afternoon’s Kansas-Kansas State football game to attend this morning’s grand reopening of the Community Building. “If you haven’t been there to see it, you really need to see it,” Moody said. “It was a good facility before, but now it’s a tremendous facility.”
SOUND OFF
October 28, 1995
Why were Fred Phelps and his group picketing the Willie Nelson concert at the Lied Center? “Officially, we don’t know why he was here,” said Karen Christilles, director of public relations for the Lied Center. “We got a notification from him that we would be one of the places they were at on Saturday. As to why he decided Willie Nelson was a place they needed to be, we don’t have a clue.”
STUDENTS PROTEST PEPSICO IN BURMA
October 28, 1995
Protesters at Kansas University on Friday urged a boycott of U.S. companies, such as Pepsico Inc., which do business in Burma.
LAWRENCE H. KRAMER
October 28, 1995
Services for Lawrence H. Kramer, 66, Ottawa, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Ottawa with the Rev. Henry Roberts Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Mr. Kramer died Thursday, Oct. 26, 1995, at an Ottawa hospital.
GEORGE A. CLARK
October 28, 1995
Services for George A. Clark, 81, Alta Vista, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Kendall Funeral Chapel in Council Grove. Burial will follow at Alta Vista Cemetery. Mr. Clark died Friday, Oct. 27, 1995, at the Morris County Hospital.
DOROTHY F. COTTON
October 28, 1995
Services for Dorothy F. Cotton, 82, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Trinity Episcopal Church. Private inurnment will be held later. Mrs. Cotton died Friday, Oct. 27, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
TWO OTTAWA YOUTHS SENTENCED IN SHOOTING
October 28, 1995
Sentencing hearings were held this week for two youths charged last month after a fatal shooting in Ottawa. During earlier court hearings, Nicholas Griffin, 16, Ottawa, and Kenneth R. Heth, 16, Ottawa, each were found to be juvenile offenders on a charge of conspiracy to commit aggravated battery.
S TALE OF STANLEY LAMBCHOP
October 28, 1995
Sunflower School student One morning, when Stanley woke up, a bulletin board fell on him and he was flat. His brother Arthur yelled to their parents, “Mom, Dad, come quick. A bulletin board fell on Stanley.”
PROBATION DENIED IN FATAL ACCIDENT
October 28, 1995
A Jefferson County judge on Friday denied a request for probation made by a Kansas City, Kan., man who was involved in an alcohol-related wreck last March that killed a Lawrence man. The attorney representing Robert G. Cernech, 38, asked that his client be placed on probation and allowed to complete an out-patient treatment program in lieu of going to prison.
TV CREW TICKETED AT STULL CEMETERY
October 28, 1995
A news crew from a Topeka television station learned the hard way Thursday night that trespassing isn’t allowed in the Stull Cemetery. A Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched about 8 p.m. to the cemetery, 260 N. 1600 Rd., after a neighbor reported that a white van was in the cemetery, according to the sheriff’s report.
BLOTTER
October 28, 1995
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 34-year-old Lawrence man told police someone broke into his vehicle between 7 p.m. Thursday and 7:15 a.m. Friday while it was parked in the 300 block of Pleasant and stole assorted tools and construction equipment valued at $2,000. No arrests have been made.
KU-KSU GAME HELPS LAWRENCE BUSINESSES
October 28, 1995
Kickoff for theKansas-Kansas State game is at 12:10 p.m. today.
EXTENSION COUNCIL MEMBERS NAMED
October 28, 1995
Twelve people were elected this week to the Douglas County Extension Council. The council members, who were elected from districts that coincide with county commission districts, serve on Extension program development committees concerned with agriculture and horticulture; home economics; 4-H and youth; and economic development.
WARREN SERVICE BRIEF
October 28, 1995
Navy Fireman Scott E. Warren, son of Judy A. Warren, Overbrook, recently graduated from the Gas Turbine Systems Technician Mechanical Course. Warren is a 1993 graduate of Santa Fe Trail High School in Carbondale and joined the Navy in March 1995.
SATURDAY COLUMN
October 28, 1995
News reports tell of Russian President Boris Yeltsin being rushed Thursday to a Moscow hospital following severe pains that doctors say are related to his heart disease, which they have been treating for the past three months. This is the second time Yeltsin has been hospitalized for his heart condition, and although some in the Kremlin suggest there is no cause for alarm, Yeltsin’s top aide, Viktor Ilyushin, is reported to have said, “There is no reason for great optimism over the state of the president’s health. It is hardly possible that he will be able to start working in the nearest future.”
PRESIDENT VISITS STUDENTS
October 28, 1995
The leader of Paraguay arrived Friday for a three-day visit to Kansas. He toured a KU library and met with exchange students from Paraguay.
SOUND OFF
October 28, 1995
Will the 21st century begin Jan. 1, 2000 or 2001? The 21st century begins in 2001.
HOSPITAL REPORT
October 28, 1995
Births Stacy and John Brooks, Lawrence, a girl, Thursday.
BLOTTER
October 28, 1995
Law enforcement report Police reports
Lawrence beats Topeka High, qualifies for playoffs
October 28, 1995
Lawrence High’s football team defined ball control on Friday night against Topeka High during its 27-6 victory over the Trojans at Moore Bowl on the Washburn University campus. The Lions rushed 62 times for 351 yards and had four drives last eight plays or more, including a 19-play series that consumed nine minutes, 18 seconds in the second half.
LHS ON VERGE OF VOLLEYBALL TITLE AGAIN
October 28, 1995
Lawrence High’s volleyball team is two matches away from state championship No. 15. The Lions, unbeaten and the top seed at the Class 6A state tournament at the Kansas Expocentre, went 3-0 in their pool on Friday to advance to the state semifinals.
STUDENT CUTOUTS TOUR WORLD
October 28, 1995
By making flat people and sending them off to friends or family, third-graders at Sunflower School are learning about literature, geography and writing.
KROGH SERVICE BRIEF
October 28, 1995
Army National Guard Pfc. Michael S. Krogh, son of Richard A. and Christina L. Krogh, Lawrence, recently completed training at the U.S. Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Krogh is a 1995 graduate of Lawrence High School.
LAWRENCE BEATS TOPEKS HIGH, QUALIFIES FOR PLAYOFFS
October 28, 1995
Lawrence High’s football team defined ball control on Friday night against Topeka High during its 27-6 victory over the Trojans at Moore Bowl on the Washburn University campus. The Lions rushed 62 times for 351 yards and had four drives last eight plays or more, including a 19-play series that consumed nine minutes, 18 seconds in the second half.
DANCE TROUPE ENDS STAY IN LAWRENCE
October 28, 1995
A true love of dancing is at the heart of the AMAN Folk Ensemble.
FIRE DESTROYS CAR, DAMAGES DUPLEX
October 28, 1995
A Friday evening fire in southwest Lawrence damaged a duplex and destroyed a resident’s car. Deion Jones, 26, had parked his Chevy S-10 truck in the garage of his duplex at 3219 Rainier, then left with friends and returned later to find his truck and garage on fire shortly before 6 p.m.
SOUND OFF
October 28, 1995
Years ago, we changed our clocks on the last Sunday in September and the last Sunday in April. When did we switch to the last of October and the first of April? The last Sunday in October has been the traditional ending of daylight-saving time for years. In 1986, Congress passed — and President Ronald Reagan signed — a measure moving the starting date from the last Sunday in April to the first Sunday.
HUNTER, CURL, HAAS, HARBAUGH OBITS
October 28, 1995
Dr. DeWayne Hunter Winfield — Services for Dr. DeWayne Hunter, 63, Winfield, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.
EMOTIONS OF RIVALRY TAKE CENTER STAGE
October 28, 1995
Everyone involved with today’s Kansas-Kansas State football game knows it’s the biggest meeting in the teams’ not-so-storied history. Everyone, that is, except KU coach Glen Mason.