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LABELS TURN PLAYERS INTO BILLBOARDS
September 20, 1995
Nebraska has been a disappointment in the last three weeks. As a Nebraska native, I certainly haven’t been displeased with the play on the field. And my sadness isn’t a result of the team’s off-the-field screw-ups, although running back Lawrence Phillips and defensive back Riley Washington aren’t the state’s favorite sons by any means. Is it a requirement for all top football programs to have players either in jail or possibly headed for the slammer?
S TICKET TO WORLD
September 20, 1995
Kip Brady didn’t need a ticket for a recent trip to France. Or Russia. Or Australia. Or Turkey. Tennis was his ticket.
LINWOOD COUNCIL POSTPONES ROAD WORK
September 20, 1995
The weather is putting a damper on some planned road work here. The Linwood City Council on Tuesday night decided to wait a few days before completing some planned chip and seal work in the downtown area.
SOUND OFF
September 20, 1995
Why have some of the winners of the Scramblr game been repeat winners? “Each week during the Scramblr promotion, we had a drawing for the entries that contestants sent in for that week,” said Mark Chaney, Journal-World circulation manager. “If a person sent in entries each week, he or she had a chance to win every week. The grand-prize drawing consisted of all entries that we received during the entire promotion.”
FRANCES SAVANT SHORT
September 20, 1995
Services for Frances Savant Short, 79, Covington, are pending at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home in Covington. Burial will be in the National Cemetery in Biloxi, Miss. Mrs. Short died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 1995, at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington.
TOLA MAUDE ROSS
September 20, 1995
Memorial services for Tola Maude Ross, 82, Sterling, were held Sept. 13, 1995, at Sterling Presbyterian Manor Chapel with the Rev. Lyle Dauber officiating. Mrs. Ross died Sunday, Sept. 10, 1995, at Lyons District Hospital.
SOUND OFF
September 20, 1995
Do fast food restaurants have high school students working until the restaurants close during the school week? John Franks, manager at Pizza Shuttle, said he doesn’t hire employees under 18 because the restaurant delivers pizza as late as 2 a.m.
REGENTS TO REVIEW HEART PROGRAM
September 20, 1995
KU Medical Center’s troubled heart transplant program tops this week’s Kansas Board of Regents agenda.
HELEN LOUISE PINZL
September 20, 1995
Graveside services for Helen Louise Pinzl, 70, Independence, Mo., will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Clearfield Cemetery in Douglas County. Mrs. Pinzl died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 1995, at the Rest Haven nursing home in Independence, Mo.
BESSIE MUDRICK
September 20, 1995
Services for Bessie Mudrick, 86, Ottawa, will be at 1 p.m. today at Dengel and Son Mortuary in Ottawa with Rabbi Lawrence Karol officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Mudrick died Monday, Sept. 18, 1995, at Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa.
MCLOUTH SEEKS WATER SUPPLY
September 20, 1995
McLouth City Council members got a taste Tuesday of a potential deal that could bring more water to the city. Carl Chalfant, city superintendent, told the council that they would soon receive a draft of guidelines for use of water from Rural Water District No. 12 north of McLouth.
S MASTER PLAN TAKES FIRST VOYAGE TO THE PUBLIC
September 20, 1995
Futurists convened Tuesday in the Apollo Room to peer over the horizon at the Kansas University campus of 2015. Like astronauts zooming through space, there’s no certainty how the journey will end. But KU’s ship is on course to complete the first 20-year campus development plan since Richard Nixon was in the White House.
WOMAN DONATES $20,000 TO KU
September 20, 1995
Joella Brice Voran of Muncie, Ind., has donated $20,000 to the Kansas University Endowment Association in her name and in the name of her late husband, Reed Voran. After Mrs. Voran’s death, the trust assets will pass to the Endowment Association. The assets eventually will be available for unrestricted use.
JAYHAWK SHOOTOUT DEADLINE EXTENDED
September 20, 1995
The entry deadline for the Jayhawk ShootOut, a three-on-three basketball tournament, sponsored by the Cottonwood Foundation, Inc., has been extended to September 25. Play will begin at 8 a.m., Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, in the parking lot south of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Building located near 11th and Mass.
PERFECT SCORE
September 20, 1995
The Lawrence Housing Authority scored a perfect 100 rating in the latest public housing management assessment program conducted by the federal Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development.
KU ADDS MONTHLY TUITION PAYMENTS
September 20, 1995
Kansas University students will be able to pay their tuition and fees on a monthly basis each semester, beginning this spring. Under the plan, tuition and fees will be split into four equal payments for the semester. For the spring 1996 semester, the first payment will be due Dec. 1, 1995. Subsequent payments will be due Jan. 1, Feb. 1 and March 1, 1996.
BALDWIN WINS ARCHITECTURE AWARD
September 20, 1995
School district officials here have been saying Baldwin High School was a prize since it opened in January. Now, they have an award to prove it.
MAN GETS SENTENCE FOR FATAL ACCIDENT
September 20, 1995
Robert G. Cernech, 38, was sentenced Tuesday to 32 months in the custody of the Kansas Secretary of Corrections for involuntary manslaughter and 90 days in the county jail for driving under the influence of alcohol. Cernech was involved in an alcohol-related wreck last March that killed a Lawrence man.
KU PLAYER EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS
September 20, 1995
Lucky for coach Glen Mason and the Kansas University football team, Jamie Harris has exceeded expectations. After playing in the first three games as a nickel back in passing situations, Harris, KU’s 5-foot-10, 165-pound red-shirt freshman cornerback, will make his first career start on Saturday when KU plays host to Houston. Kickoff is 1 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
CORRECTION
September 20, 1995
A story in Tuesday’s Journal-World incorrectly stated that the Health First group of hospitals includes the Kansas University Medical Center. The Health First group, rated by a consultant hired by the Lawrence Memorial Hospital board as the most integrated of three groups proposing partnerships with LMH, includes St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Mo. The KU Medical Center’s proposal is with members of another group, Health Midwest, and that group was rated less integrated than the Health First group. The LMH board will meet at 8:30 a.m. today in the LMH auditorium, 325 Maine, to discuss the consultant’s report.
TRINITY RESPITE CARE PROVIDES WELL-DESERVED BREAK
September 20, 1995
Families who have a member with a disability and older adults who want to stay in their homes get a break from Trinity Respite Care. “We provide a service that relieves the everyday stress of families with an individual having a disability and enable the elderly to remain in their own homes for as long as possible,” said Teresa Martell, director of the care service.
S PEACE PLAN REALITY
September 20, 1995
A KU visiting professor has been advising diplomats who have been working toward a peace settlement in Yugoslavia.
SOUND OFF
September 20, 1995
What is the significance of the curb painted red in the South Junior High School parking lot? A red curb means a fire lane and should be kept open at all times, said Tom Bracciano, supervisor of transportation and safety for the school district.
HEALTH FACILITIES PLAN STILL IN LIMBO
September 20, 1995
IMPACT
September 20, 1995
One of the first issues in planning the new Douglas County Jail will be trying to lessen its adverse impact on the adjacent neighborhood.
CITY BRIEFS
September 20, 1995
Airport hangar plan grounded for a week
BLOTTER
September 20, 1995
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
RUNNING UP THE SCORE ALL THE RAGE
September 20, 1995
Huge winning margins in college football are all the rage, and some coaches are busy raging about it. Given the lopsided scores of this past weekend — like Florida State’s 60-point victory over North Carolina State, Nebraska’s 49-point victory over Arizona State and Texas A&M’s 43-point win over Tulsa — running up the score appears to be in vogue.
CITY COMMISSION FLOATS POOL PLAN FORWEEK
September 20, 1995
The lowest bid for replacing the Municipal Pool — including a second water slide, new equipment, lighting and shade areas — came in 13 percent over budget.
TO GET INFORMATION
September 20, 1995
Investors with questions or concerns can call the Kansas Securities Commissioner’s Office at 1-800-232-9580.