Archive for Monday, October 30, 1995

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KU QUIETLY MAKES PLANS FOR BOWL TRIP
October 30, 1995
Notes and quotes while wondering how many people have already forgotten the forgettable 1995 baseball season … Right now bowl is a verboten four-letter word to Kansas coach Glen Mason, but the KU athletic department has begun making plans. “In an internal low-key way,” athletic director Bob Frederick said, “we’re starting preparations.” …
LAWRENCE TEEN TAKES SKI HONORS
October 30, 1995
Sixteen-year-old Jessica Weiner of Lawrence skis only once a year with her family, so when she found out she was one of the fastest ski racers in the state in her age group, she was a little surprised. “I didn’t think I was that fast,” the Lawrence High sophomore said Sunday after finding out about her ranking. “I like to work really hard on my form, but speed isn’t even one of the things I concentrate on.”
CHANGE OF SEANSONS CAUSE OF DISORDER
October 30, 1995
Do the shorter days already have you down in the dumps? A medical condition called seasonal affective disorder may be the cause. The disorder causes clinical depression in 3 percent to 5 percent of all Americans affected by a decreasing exposure to sunlight, said Dr. David Holmes, a Kansas University psychology professor.
WILMA RODMAN
October 30, 1995
Wilma D. Rodman Oskaloosa — Funeral services for Wilma D. Cox Betts Rodman, 68, rural Oskaloosa, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Barnett Funeral Home here with the Rev. Jon Boyd officiating. Interment will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa.
PLANS
October 30, 1995
Paraguayan students met and socialized Sunday with the president of their country.
ACCIDENT INJURES 3
October 30, 1995
A one-vehicle, roll-over accident in southwestern Douglas County sent three people to area hospitals Sunday evening. The accident occurred about 5 p.m. Sunday at County Road 850 E and Douglas County Road 458, said Sgt. David Brown of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.
TERRY LEE BROWN
October 30, 1995
Oskaloosa - Memorial services for Terry Lee Brown, 50, formerly of Valley Falls, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Barnett Funeral Home here with the Rev. Rob Lang officiating. Cremation is planned. Mr. Brown died Sunday, Oct. 29, 1995, at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., after a long illness.
HOSPITAL REPORT
October 30, 1995
Dismissals Wanda Easterwood, Lawrence. Hoa Quach, Lawrence.
HAWKS FANS RECOVER FROM LOSS
October 30, 1995
Kansas University’s loss to the Wildcats dampened weekend party plans, but football remains a big interest in the city.
SECURITY SOLID FOR VISIT
October 30, 1995
Kansas University police worked with the Secret Service to provide security for this weekend’s visit by the president of Paraguay.
HISTORIC HOMES TOUR SET IN LEAVENWORTH
October 30, 1995
The Leavenworth Vintage Homes Society’s annual Candlelight Christmas Homes Tour is set for Dec. 10. Eight homes will be featured along with Leavenworth’s Victorian Museum, Saint Mary College Mead and Saint Mary Halls.
SIGNS AND WORDS
October 30, 1995
“An Italian Straw Hat,” a classic French comedy, will be performed by the National Theatre of the Deaf at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lied Center.
LAWRENCE CAR DEALER ELLENA DIES
October 30, 1995
A co-founder of the Lawrence Auto Plaza died over the weekend.
KU FOLLOW-UP
October 30, 1995
What comes around goes around, or so the saying goes, and on Saturday it came around with a vengeance for Kansas University’s football team. A week after Kansas State fell from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 49-25 loss at No. 2 Nebraska, the Wildcats brought the Jayhawks back to earth with a 41-7 thumping at KSU Stadium.
ROY MEDIA DAY
October 30, 1995
Paul Pierce the starter? Or Paul Pierce the supporting player? Which is it, Kansas coach Roy Williams was asked at Sunday’s Big Eight basketball media day at the Downtown Marriott?
KU CALENDAR
October 30, 1995
Today Computer workshop. “File Transfers Using FTP.” Noon. Computer Services Facility auditorium. Sponsored by Information Technology Services. Call 864-0494.
BLOTTER
October 30, 1995
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported