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LHS RIPS VIKES
September 30, 1995
Welcome back, Thomas and Garrett. Lawrence High’s senior running backs Thomas Daniels and Garrett Attig, starting for the first time in three weeks, combined for 242 yards rushing and two touchdowns apiece in Lawrence’s 28-6 football victory over Shawnee Mission West on Friday at SM South District Stadium.
WELLSVILLE COUNCIL OKS BOND ISSUANCE
September 30, 1995
The Wellsville City Council on Thursday night authorized the issuance of bonds for the purchase of about six acres of land adjacent to Saddleclub Park for the park’s expansion. The resolution will take effect in about two weeks unless someone files a written petition, City Clerk Donna Reed said.
KU WELFARE PROGRAM GETS NEW DIRECTOR
September 30, 1995
A Texas researcher, whose most recent work was devoted to improving life in low-income neighborhoods, will become director of a Kansas University welfare policy center, KU officials said Wednesday. Martin Gerry, a high-level official in the Ford and Bush administrations, will lead the KU Center for the Study of Family, Neighborhood and Community Policy.
POLICE IDENTIFY OTTAWA SHOOTING SUSPECT
September 30, 1995
The key suspect in an Ottawa homicide investigation has been identified.
LOCUST STREET TO CLOSE MONDAY
September 30, 1995
Next week, construction crews will be putting the finishing touches on the Locust Street’s reconstruction project east of North Second Street. Terese Gorman, city engineer, said the one-block section of Locust south of the Union Pacific Depot would be closed to all traffic from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, for utility work.
BESSIE P. FORSEE PERRYMAN
September 30, 1995
Services for Bessie P. Forsee Perryman, 84, Springdale, Ark., will be at 10 a.m. Monday, at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with John Jones officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Perryman died Thursday, Sept. 28, 1995, at the home of her daughter in Lawrence.
HOSPITAL FORUM SET FOR TODAY
September 30, 1995
Representatives of the three groups that have proposed partnerships with Lawrence Memorial Hospital will appear at a public forum from 10 a.m. to noon today in Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s auditorium, 325 Maine. The three speakers will explain the proposals and answer questions from the audience.
DANIELS SHAKES OFF HIP PAIN
September 30, 1995
No pain, a lot of gains. Thomas Daniels, who hadn’t played tailback the past two weeks because of a hip-pointer injury, erupted for 186 yards on 13 carries and had two touchdown runs in Lawrence’s 28-6 victory over Shawnee Mission West on Friday night.
SOUND OFF
September 30, 1995
Why has Kansas Public Service chosen to discontinue its drive-up window at its Ninth and New Hampshire office? With this drop in service, will we also see a drop in natural gas rates? Although Kansas Public Service has stopped staffing a drive-up window at its office, it still has a dropbox there where customers can leave payments, said Mike Driscoll, director of customer service for Kansas Public Service.
PREP REID COMMITS TO K-STATE
September 30, 1995
Josh Reid, a 6-foot-6 basketball forward from Class 1A Brewster High, will be attending Kansas State next year. Reid on Friday gave a verbal commitment to KSU and will sign a letter of intent with the Wildcats during the early signing period, which starts Nov. 8.
SING FROM JAIL PROMPTS INVESTIGATION
September 30, 1995
An internal investigation is underway into the alleged theft of meat from the Douglas County Jail. Sheriff Loren Anderson said the investigation began Sept. 11 or 12 after about $50 worth of meat was discovered missing from a jail refrigerator.
HASKELL NAMES ENDOWED CHAIR
September 30, 1995
The newly created position will be filled on a rotating basis beginning in the fall of 1996
FREE STATE TO PLAY FOOTBALL IN CLASS 6A
September 30, 1995
When Lawrence Free State High opens in 1997, it will be in Class 6A under football classifications announced Friday by the Kansas State High School Activities Association. Free State High is projected to have an enrollment of 980 students while Lawrence High will have an estimated 1,200 students, making both schools big enough for the state’s largest class.
RAGING BLAZE KILLS LAWRENCE MAN
September 30, 1995
A late night fire took the life of a Lawrence man Friday in the Sherwood Glen mobile home park in East Lawrence. Firefighters got the call about a possible trailer fire, at 2200 Harper, at 10:40 p.m. By the time firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames.
ROBERT WILLARD DOORES
September 30, 1995
Services for Robert Willard Doores, 78, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the First Christian Church, with the Rev. Ron Goodman officiating. Masonic graveside services will be conducted by Acacia Lodge No. 9 AF and AM in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Doores died Thursday, Sept. 28, 1995, at his home.
CITY BOTTOM LINE
September 30, 1995
Will a busy street corner in East Lawrence get new businesses or remain a relatively open area for drainage and retention of historic character? Lawrence city commissioners will decide Tuesday night, when they once again consider a site plan to locate a retail area and craftsman’s shop at the northeast corner of Ninth and Connecticut streets.
CITY BACKGROUND
September 30, 1995
On Sept. 12, commissioners instructed Polk and his representatives to meet with neighbors about their concerns. Polk has refused to meet with neighbors and did not attend a meeting last Monday at city hall involving planner David Guntert and four neighborhood representatives.
BLOTTER
September 30, 1995
Fire calls Lawrence firefighters:
HOSPITAL REPORT
September 30, 1995
Births Randy and Tracy Samuels, Lawrence, a girl, Friday.
3 ARRESTED FOR CRIME SPREE
September 30, 1995
Separate incidents Thursday night involving gunshots and an armed robbery result in the apprehension of three suspects but no injuries.
CORRECTION
September 30, 1995
The last name of the new pastor at St. John the Evangelist Church was misspelled in Friday’s Journal-World. The pastor is the Rev. Charles Polifka.
BASEHOR BEAT UP ON TONGIE
September 30, 1995
Greg Laffere powered Basehor-Linwood to a 17-3 victory over Tonganoxie on Friday.
SOUND OFF
September 30, 1995
When is Pinckney School going to be fully air-conditioned? It is scheduled to receive central air conditioning next summer.
JAMES DEAN BUFF ON PILGRIMAGE
September 30, 1995
A Lawrence man left Friday to take part in the 40th anniversary of James Dean’s death.
SATURDAY COLUMN
September 30, 1995
Is it the responsibility of a defense attorney to do everything he or she can to try to win the case for his client? Are there any rules or guidelines within which a defense attorney is expected to operate, or does anything go — regardless of the consequences? These are the questions being asked today by a growing segment of the public who saw and heard the tactics of defense attorney Johnnie Cochran in his final appeal to the jurors in the O.J. Simpson murder case.
BALDWIN BEAT UP ON EUDORA 34-6
September 30, 1995
Baldwin defeated Eudora, 34-6, on Friday night.
T WAIT FOR BUFFS
September 30, 1995
Steve Bratten, a University of Colorado legacy and highly regarded Colorado prep football player, seemed a lock to join the Buffaloes upon his graduation from high school. But the Buffs dropped their pursuit of Bratten, and Bratten lost interest in the Buffs.
LHS rips Vikes
September 30, 1995
Welcome back, Thomas and Garrett. Lawrence High’s senior running backs Thomas Daniels and Garrett Attig, starting for the first time in three weeks, combined for 242 yards rushing and two touchdowns apiece in Lawrence’s 28-6 football victory over Shawnee Mission West on Friday at SM South District Stadium.
GRANT TO SAVE LECOMPTON HIGH
September 30, 1995
The old Lecompton High School building’s future is finally looking bright.
GTAS HOLD RALLY FOR HEALTH CARE
September 30, 1995
Graduate teaching assistants from several states joined Kansas University GTAs Friday in a rally to seek university-subsidized health care.
BLOTTER
September 30, 1995
Law enforcement report Police reports
BALLARD CENTER CATERS TO FAMILIES
September 30, 1995
In a room painted bright blue, decorated with colorful hand prints of children and filled with a variety of toys, 12 children engage themselves in numerous games and activities. The children are at Ballard Community Center in North Lawrence. “We use a family approach here. All of the teachers know the parents and vice versa,” said Sherri Cannon, executive director of the Ballard Community Center.
SOUND OFF
September 30, 1995
Has the vacant building at the southwest corner of Iowa and 23rd street been sold yet? No. The building, the former Pioneer Savings branch at 2301 Iowa, will be offered for sale at an auction Monday in Kansas City.
CITY BUSINESS
September 30, 1995
* Proclaim October as “Physical Therapy Month”; Thursday as “Archie and Mollie Hawkins Day”; and next week “Harvest of Arts/Celebration of Cultures Festival Week.” * Approve appointments to the Board of Zoning Appeals and Sign Code Board, as recommended by Mayor Bob Moody. Stanley Rasmussen and Craig Penzler would be reappointed, while Ron Hurst and Pat Lehman would become new members.
ELIZABETH J. VICARY
September 30, 1995
Services for Elizabeth J. Vicary, 91, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. today, at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary, with the Rev. Dick Todd officiating. Cremation will follow services. Mrs. Vicary died Thursday, Sept. 28, 1995, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
OTTAWA RIPS KC SUMNER
September 30, 1995
Turnovers helped Ottawa defeat Kansas City Sumner, 21-0, on Friday night.
POLICE KEPT BUSY BY SHOTSROBBERY
September 30, 1995
Lawrence police were busy Thursday night as two reports of gunshots from vehicles and a robbery at gunpoint streamed across dispatcher airwaves between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. “We’re inundated right now,” said police Sgt. Doug Bell. “We’re just trying to sort it all out.”
KAWS CRUSH LANSING
September 30, 1995
Perry-Lecompton won its homecoming game Friday night, 30-6, over Lansing.