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WINTER CONFIRMS BORDERS TO BE CORNERSTONE
August 22, 1996
Plans to locate a Borders bookstore go before the city’s Historic Resources Commission tonight.
REAL TRUTH REVEALED IN QUESTIONNAIRES ROTTINGHAUS COLUMN
August 22, 1996
Three weeks ago I mailed questionnaires to area high school football coaches in an attempt to gather information on the upcoming season. The questions pertained to their team’s outlook, top returning players on their team, predicted league finish, and expected state powers in their respective classes.
HANDS
August 22, 1996
A debate over whether the Kansas River will be a source of sand or recreation won’t be resolved for a few more months.
SOUND OFF
August 22, 1996
Why isn’t the swimming pool open before 1:30 p.m. on Sundays? The main reason is that city crews need time to clean and maintain the Lawrence Aquatic Center, and Sunday morning is set aside for such activities, said Fred DeVictor, the city’s director of parks and recreation.
OUR TOWN SPORTS
August 22, 1996
Dillon Dominates Tourney: Larry Dillon fired both the low gross (70) and the low net (65) in last weekend’s Jayhawk Golf Club tournament at Alvamar. Mike Grosdidier was runner-up in gross with a 71 while Sanford Roberds was third with a 74. Jerry Garnett had the second-best net score at 68. Les Brown was third with a 69. *
MARY KATHRYN BANGERT
August 22, 1996
Memorial services for Mary Kathryn Bangert, 91, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Matthews Chapel at Trinity Episcopal Church. Mrs. Bangert died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 1996, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
LAWRENCE GROWTH SHOWS IN SCHOOLS
August 22, 1996
Enrollment figures for Lawrence schools are up from last year. The largest increases were seen in the junior high and high school levels.
ROBBERY VICTIM RECOVERS STOLEN GOODS
August 22, 1996
A robbery in the downtown area early Tuesday evening ended well for the victim: she got her wallet back. About 7 p.m., a man bumped into a 27-year-old Kansas University student in the 700 block of Massachusetts and took her wallet, which she was holding in her hand.
DOG TALE HAS HAPPY ENDING
August 22, 1996
A Lecompton couple has come to the rescue of Judy Hadl’s five and a half year old Scottie-terrier mix dog Cricket.
S WORDS OF WISDOM
August 22, 1996
Marking the best attendance in years, the Lied Center was filled nearly to capacity for KU’s 131st convocation.
KU RAISES ONLINE FEE
August 22, 1996
A plan implemented Wednesday increased the cost for students, faculty and staff to access Kansas University’s computer system. Fees were nearly doubled to add access lines for home users and expand staff assigned to the system that offers subscribers entry to the Internet, e-mail and World Wide Web.
CALIFORNIA PREP COMMITS TO KU
August 22, 1996
Eric Chenowith, a 7-foot-1, 240-pound high school senior basketball center from Villa Park, Calif., has orally committed to Kansas University, Chenowith said Wednesday night. Chenowith, who averaged 17 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks last year for 20-5 Villa Park High, chose the Jayhawks over UCLA, Arizona, Duke, Utah and Indiana.
EX-JAYHAWK BARD JOINS KU BASEBALL STAFF
August 22, 1996
Mike Bard, who played baseball at Kansas University in 1990 and ‘91, will serve as an assistant baseball coach this year. Bard will replace former aide Steve Lienhard, who left after one year as KU’s restricted-earnings coach.
SOUND OFF
August 22, 1996
How do you reach Prairie Park? What lake is in the park? Fred DeVictor, the city’s director of parks and recreation, offers the following advice for getting to the 71-acre park, which includes Mary’s Lake:
ALLEGED ARSON, KIDNAPPING SUSPECT ENTERS PLEA, BOUND OVER FOR TRIAL
August 22, 1996
A man accused of threatening to set his wife on fire was deemed competent to stand trial, and will do so Nov. 12.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
August 22, 1996
Burglaries and thefts reported * A light blue 1985 Mercury Lynx four-door station wagon valued on a police report at $2,500 was taken between 11:32 p.m. and 11:39 p.m. Tuesday from the 1600 block of West 23rd, police reported.
OTTAWA COUNCIL REVIEWS ANIMAL ORDINANCE
August 22, 1996
A public hearing Wednesday on a new animal ordinance proposed by Ottawa city officials proved to be anything but a zoo. Unlike a hearing earlier this month on the ordinance, which drew about 50 people to city hall, the hearing was part of a light city commission meeting Wednesday that drew no speakers.
DORM SWEET DORM BREAKOUT
August 22, 1996
Eco-Deco Here are some economical decorating ideas that can fit into a $75 budget:
TO PROBE GANGS
August 22, 1996
Lawrence city, school and law enforcement officials will hold a comprehensive forum on gangs next month. The event, called “Call for Action,” primarily will be held to educate the community about gangs, said Jerry Wells, former Douglas County district attorney and attorney for the Koch Crime Commission in Topeka.
CHAMBER FINDS HOME
August 22, 1996
The chamber of commerce’s long-awaited home base is nearly finished. Mark Eldridge, chamber board member, said the two-month project to create a permanent home for the organization was winding down.
SEEING STARS
August 22, 1996
Officers who arrested 22-year-old Kevin Williams, Ottawa, were part of a specially equipped and trained squad called the Special Tactics and Rescue, or STAR, team.
COUNTY LIKELY TO APPROVE LAND-USE PLAN
August 22, 1996
: City and county officials have outlined their positions on rural land-use issues.
SOUND OFF
August 22, 1996
How can I contact Larry King? You can write to the late-night commentator at CNN, 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105366, Atlanta, Ga. 30348.
STIEBEL CATCHES ON AT GUARD
August 22, 1996
Arguably the most important experiment of Kansas University’s preseason has turned out better than even KU coach Glen Mason could have expected. Saddled with very little depth on the offensive line but a glut of centers, Mason moved erstwhile center Jim Stiebel to guard. Stiebel and fellow senior Jared Smith split time there last fall, but Stiebel’s move gave KU more experience on a line in need of it.
HOSPITAL REPORT
August 22, 1996
Births Jordana Arnold and Brian Clark, Lawrence, a girl, Tuesday.
LMH TRUSTEES EYE PHARMACY, WESTWARD EXPANSION
August 22, 1996
Some old ideas get new life at the city-owned hospital.
KU SENIOR ON TEAM PLACING 2ND IN COMPETITION
August 22, 1996
Kirk Haslam, Lawrence aerospace engineering senior at Kansas University, was part of an aircraft design team of aerospace engineering students from KU and two other Kansas universities that took second place in a national aircraft design competition last week.
KANSAS QBS IN QUANDARY
August 22, 1996
Can he or can’t he? Will he or won’t he? The same questions that dogged Ben Rutz during his summer of rehabilitation from reconstructive knee surgery resurfaced this week, and Kansas University football coach Glen Mason wasn’t given any answers.
DORM SWEET DORM
August 22, 1996
Making that first room your own takes a little money and a little imagination.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFER CORRECTION
August 22, 1996
A real estate transfer in the Aug. 14, 1996, edition of the Lawrence Journal-World was incorrect. The transfer should have read: Dennis D. and Rita L. Barritt to Jeffrey Lang and Rakia Qundeel-Long, 3401 W. 28th.
FANS TREAT KU PLAYERS TO WATERMELON
August 22, 1996
Kansas University’s football team was treated Wednesday to a 25-year tradition — 1,200 pounds of watermelon provided by longtime fans.
INTERIOR DESIGNER FINDS MARKET NICHE
August 22, 1996
One interior designer hopes to help homeowners sell their homes quickly.