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MELLETTE A BETTER BET
September 9, 1995
The newer female candidate to achieve cadet status at The Citadel seems far better-qualified to succeed. Shannon Faulkner would have been a much more credible contender to become a Citadel military cadet if she had prepared herself better for the physical challenge. She might have succumbed anyway to the mental pressure of her student role, but her physical condition was clearly not conducive to success in her quest even if she had not been intimidated mentally.
HOSPITAL REPORT
September 9, 1995
Dismissals Lorri Ann Coleman, Lawrence; Diana Jean Bigelow and baby girl, Thursday, Lawrence; Kamari Shantell Logan and baby girl, Lawrence; Windy Dawn Black and baby boy, Lawrence; Denise Lorraine Thompson and baby boy, Pomona.
J-W ATTRACTING WORLDWIDE ATTENTION
September 9, 1995
Through its site on the Internet, the Journal-World is drawing an international readership.
FUTURE NOT BRIGHT FOR GRAD STUDENTS, PROF SAYS
September 9, 1995
A Stanford literature professor painted a gloomy picture Friday for anyone seeking to enter the world of academia.
RANDALL
September 9, 1995
Bobby Randall, a former major-league infielder who has Big Eight experience with two league teams, was named head baseball coach at Kansas University on Friday. Randall, a Kansas State graduate who has coached the last 14 years at Iowa State, has a 309-311 career record over 11 seasons as ISU’s head coach.
SOUND OFF
September 9, 1995
How is the new McDonald’s at Sixth and Wakarusa able to construct gravel parking lots in violation of the city code? The gravel in question — at the southwest corner of the McDonald’s land — cannot be used as a parking lot, because it does not meet city standards, said Gene Shaughnessy, the city’s chief building inspector.
HASKELL STUDENT LEADER PREPARING FOR POLITCIAL LIFE
September 9, 1995
Haskell’s student senate president is honing her skills for what she expects will be a career in tribal politics.
HARRODRIPKEN
September 9, 1995
Rarely is Lynn Harrod, Lawrence High’s glib baseball coach, at a loss for words. On Friday, however, Harrod had a tough time describing how it felt to be in Camden Yards on Wednesday night when Cal Ripken broke Lou Gehrig’s consecutive-game streak.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
September 9, 1995
Police reports * Police are investigating a report that between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursday two men did an estimated $1,000 damage to the front porch of a home in the 1300 block of Rhode Island. The police report indicates that the posts and railing were torn from the porch.
C. BYRNE SARICKS
September 9, 1995
Private memorial services for Margaret “Peg” C. Byrne Saricks, 77, Lawrence, will be held Sept. 16 in Pioneer Cemetery followed by a public reception from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Adams Alumni Center on the Kansas University campus. Mrs. Saricks died Saturday, Aug. 5, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
LHS gamer
September 9, 1995
Lawrence High football coach Dick Purdy refused to second-guess his call on fourth-and-inches late in the first half of the Lions’ 32-19 loss to Olathe North on Friday night at Olathe District Activities Center. The Lions trailed the Eagles 7-6 with 4:16 left in the second quarter and faced fourth-and-one at their 25-yard line. Based on Lawrence’s traditional success in those situations, Purdy decided to go for it.
ARMOND
September 9, 1995
Memorial services for Barbara Sue D’Armond, 43, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, at the Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church, with the Rev. George Kimball officiating. Ms. D’Armond died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 1995, at her home.
BAGGY BRITCHES LATEST FASHION FAD
September 9, 1995
The style of saggy pants is causing a snafu at some area schools.
LHS SIDEBAR
September 9, 1995
Olathe North football coach Gene Wier put his team’s 32-19 victory over Lawrence High in perspective. “It was a battle,” Wier said. “We haven’t gotten to the war yet.”
LHS sidebar
September 9, 1995
Olathe North football coach Gene Wier put his team’s 32-19 victory over Lawrence High in perspective. “It was a battle,” Wier said. “We haven’t gotten to the war yet.”
HIGH SCHOOL HELP
September 9, 1995
To the editor: I am writing this letter in response to the article on “Alternative high school enrollment expanding” from Aug. 17. This is a plea to the public to understand and help what is happening to this school.
MERLE BLACKBURN WILLHITE
September 9, 1995
Services for Merle Blackburn Willhite, 73, Ottawa, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, at the First Baptist Church in Ottawa, with Dr. Edward Baxter officiating. Interment will be in Highland Cemetery in Ottawa. Mr. Willhite died Friday, Sept. 8, 1995, at his home.
SOUND OFF
September 9, 1995
Why didn’t the Lawrence school district get the last two schools air-conditioned during this past summer? This summer was spent removing asbestos at both West Junior High School and Pinckney School — a requirement before work could begin on installation of new air conditioning, said Bonnie Dunham, the Lawrence school district’s communications coordinator. Nothing else can be done during that process, she said.
FOR FAMILIES
September 9, 1995
Volunteers donating time and supplies to fix up two mobile homes hope the trailers will soon become true homes for two American Indian families in Lawrence. The renovation project has been organized by the Indian Center of Lawrence, which bought the trailers from Riverview Trailer Court, 827 Walnut, for $400. The trailers were delivered over the Labor Day weekend to Haskell Indian Nations University and are now parked near the college’s facilities department.
$125,000 DONATION TO AID KU PROGRAMS
September 9, 1995
The William T. Kemper Foundation, managed by Commerce Bank in Kansas City, Mo., has committed $125,000 for programs at Kansas University. The Hall Center for the Humanities, the Minority Scholars Program in the business school and the Lied Center will benefit from the Kemper Foundation’s gifts to the KU Endowment Association.
LHS GAMER
September 9, 1995
Lawrence High football coach Dick Purdy refused to second-guess his call on fourth-and-inches late in the first half of the Lions’ 32-19 loss to Olathe North on Friday night at Olathe District Activities Center. The Lions trailed the Eagles 7-6 with 4:16 left in the second quarter and faced fourth-and-one at their 25-yard line. Based on Lawrence’s traditional success in those situations, Purdy decided to go for it.
KU NOTES
September 9, 1995
The time is now for Kansas University’s football team. “I think there’s a sense of urgency as far as improvement,” KU coach Glen Mason said. “We’re in the season. This isn’t the exhibition season. I keep telling you, there’s a big difference between the college season and the pro season. If this is the exhibition season and you don’t play well, you say, ‘Who cares?’ We care. Everything counts.”
PAULA J. WISE HEISE
September 9, 1995
Services for Paula J. Wise Heise, 34, Ottawa, will be at 2 p.m. Monday, at the Ottawa University Chapel, with the Rev. Henry A. Roberts Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the Louisburg Cemetery. Mrs. Heise died Thursday, Sept. 7, 1995, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.
VET KEEPS POWS, MIAS FROM BEING FORGOTTEN
September 9, 1995
Wayne Boline was one of the last U.S. servicemen to leave Vietnam alive, helping with the evacuation of Saigon in 1975. But he refuses to forget those less fortunate soldiers who were left behind, including some who he believes are still alive.
VANDALS TERRORIZE OFFICE BUILDING
September 9, 1995
A rock-throwing vandal, and the damage he’s done to a downtown office building, is the latest case to gain the attention of Crime Stoppers of Lawrence and Douglas County. Officials with the Crime Stopper’s program are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect, or suspects, in the vandalism reported six times within the last seven months at 303 W. 11th.
KU MEDICAL CENTER NAMES BUILDING AFTER BENEFACTOR
September 9, 1995
The research budget and facilities expand at the KU Medical Center.
BAKER NOTES
September 9, 1995
Scanning last week’s scores, Iowa Wesleyan appears not to be a formidable opponent for Baker’s season opener. But the Wildcats will have their hands full against the NAIA Division I team. The Tigers suffered an 87-0 mauling to Western Illinois, a NCAA Div. I school.