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KIETZMANN OFF TO 14-0 START
January 12, 1996
Brian Kietzmann didn’t anticipate his perch at the top this year, but he’s not ready to step down. Kietzmann, a senior wrestler at Tonganoxie High, has posted a 14-0 record this season in the heavyweight and 215-pound divisions.
EUDORA BOARD MOVES TOWARD EXPANSION
January 12, 1996
The school board approved a contract with Glenn Livingood Penzler Architects to map out an addition to Nottingham Elementary School.
CLARENCE DOUGLASS
January 12, 1996
Clarence R. “Doug” Douglass Services for Clarence R. “Doug” Douglass, 80, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
CHARLES SULZEN
January 12, 1996
Charles Joseph Sulzen Services for Charles Joseph Sulzen, 75, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. Felix Petrovsky officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.
AUTHORITIES RELEASE MAN
January 12, 1996
A self-described “bounty hunter” won’t need to be coughing up his own bond in Douglas County. The man was arrested Wednesday after police said he overstepped the law when he found a Lawrence man for whom he was searching. On Thursday, he was released from custody without charges being filed.
CALIFORNIA PREP PATTERSON COMMITS TO KU
January 12, 1996
A native Californian with a big-town background but a small-town mentality has given Kansas University’s football team a verbal commitment. Eric Patterson, a 6-foot-1, 195-pound wide receiver from Long Beach (Calif.) Polytechnic High, picked the Jayhawks over UCLA, Illinois and Northwestern.
SOUND OFF
January 12, 1996
In the Dec. 26 “Us and Them” comic strip, there was a line that asked, “Aren’t you going to the Boxing Day sales? Everything is 50 percent off.” Boxing Day is an English holiday. Does this mean this comic strip originates in England? Also, why do the English celebrate Boxing day? Us and Them is drawn by Wiley Miller and Susan Dewar. Miller was born in California in 1951 and Dewar was born in Montreal in 1949. The cartoonists take turns doing the strip, alternating every other day. Miller’s character is talk show host Joe Pyle and Dewar’s female version of Us and Them always has a large DEWAR on the bottom of the last frame.
JAIL LIST NAMESCONTESTANTS
January 12, 1996
Here are the eight sites now under consideration for the new Douglas County Jail: * A 40-acre tract in the Anna Hope Industrial Park, which is east of the intersection of Lakeview Road and North Iowa Street. The site is across the street from the Quaker Oats plant.
FRANKLIN COUNTY BAGS ARSENAL
January 12, 1996
Franklin County sheriff’s deputies worked all night Wednesday, and they’ve got the loot to show for it. Specifically, they’ve got about 55 guns, some knives, gun accessories, ammunition and hunting accessories that are part of about $10,000 in property stolen Nov. 23 from the Dale Weien Auction Barn, about 1 1/2 miles east of Ottawa.
MARIE REYNOLDS
January 12, 1996
Marie Antonia Reynolds Tecumseh— Services for Marie Antonia Reynolds, 70, Tecumseh, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Tecumseh United Methodist Church. Inurnment will be at the Family Niche Chapel Columbarium at Mount Hope Mausoleum.
TOPEKA TEEN ENTERS PLEA IN ROBBERY
January 12, 1996
A Topeka teen-ager who was charged after armed robberies last month at two Lawrence convenience stores has entered a plea in juvenile court. Ricco L. Glynn, 16, pleaded no contest earlier this week to the aggravated robbery Dec. 14 at the Kwik Shop, 3440 W. Sixth, and the attempted battery of a juvenile detention facility officer. Shelley Diehl, the assistant Douglas County district attorney who handles juvenile prosecutions, said the disposition of Glynn’s case had been transferred to Shawnee County.
JESSIE MORGAN
January 12, 1996
Graveside services for Jessie Morgan, 99, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Morgan died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1996, in Rogers, Ark.
JENNIFER REEVES
January 12, 1996
Jennifer B. Reeves Bonner Springs — Services for Jennifer B. Reeves, 22, Bonner Springs, were held Wednesday at Alden-Harrington Chapel in Bonner Springs. Burial was at Bonner Springs Cemetery.
10 MINUTES ENOUGH TO FEED FAMILY
January 12, 1996
A Lawrence businessman gives away grocery-store shopping sprees.
WELL-LIKED SERVICE MANAGER DEAD AT 65
January 12, 1996
Friends and co-workers remember the integrity and warm personality of a retired Ford service manager who died Wednesday.
OFFICIALS INVESTIGATE THIRD ARSON FIRE
January 12, 1996
Authorities are investigating a third suspicious fire in the same block within the past two weeks. In the latest incident, someone reportedly set combustibles on fire inside two washers and a dryer between 8:30 a.m. and 8:50 a.m. Wednesday in a laundry room in an apartment complex in the 1700 block of West 24th.
SOUND OFF
January 12, 1996
What is the address of Walgreen’s corporate office? Walgreen Co., 200 Wilmot Rd., Deerfield, Ill. 60015-4681.
STUDENTS RECEIVE KU AWARDS
January 12, 1996
Eleven Kansas University students have received Undergraduate Research Awards for spring 1996. The awards of $250 each are from KU’s General Research Fund. Their purpose is to support original, independent research by Lawrence-campus undergraduates. The awards are administered by KU’s Honors Program.
CORRECTION
January 12, 1996
Because of a reporter’s error, a story in Wednesday’s Journal-World about legislative candidate Brad Blackwell contained incorrect information. Blackwell, who moved to Eudora in February 1995, became interested in overhauling the state’s criminal penalties after a rental property he owns was burglarized.
KANSAS 69, FLORIDA 54
January 12, 1996
KANSAS (69) MIN FG FT REB PF TP
AG DEFENDS RACE-BASED AWARDS
January 12, 1996
A Supreme Court ruling is the most recent in a string of decisions restricting affirmative action on campuses.
SOUND OFF
January 12, 1996
How can someone block off downtown sidewalks for eating areas outside? Is this legal? The city allows downtown restaurants to use part of the Massachusetts Street sidewalk for dining areas, provided the restaurant owners obtain a sidewalk dining license.
S BIG MEN
January 12, 1996
Florida had the biggest of the big men, but darned if Kansas’ frontcourt didn’t come to the fore. Behind Raef LaFrentz’s career-high 21 points and eight rebounds and Scot Pollard’s 12 points and nine boards, the No. 3 Jayhawks started slow but pulled away for a 69-54 victory over the Gators on Thursday night at O’Connell Center.
DISNEY ON TAP FOR KU
January 12, 1996
After winning five games in 10 days, Kansas’ basketball players were in for a reward today. The Jayhawks, 12-1 overall after Thursday night’s 69-54 win over Florida, were headed for a late morning trip to Disney World in Orlando.
GOP FINDS BIG SUPPORT IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
January 12, 1996
Franklin County Republicans have already made a mark on the 1996 elections. Members of the Franklin County GOP Central Committee contributed $3,353 to the state party during 1995, according to an Associated Press report Wednesday.
COUNTDOWN TO CONSTRUCTION
January 12, 1996
Tentative schedule for making 23rd and Massachusetts a safer intersection:
T FIND RANGE
January 12, 1996
Florida, the same school that introduced the Fun ‘n’ Sun football offense, ran up against a Gloom ‘n’ Doom basketball defense on Thursday. The Gators, mediocre shooters all season anyway, hit a season-low 32.2 percent of their field goals in a 69-54 loss to No. 3 Kansas on Thursday at O’Connell Center.
CHECK POINTS
January 12, 1996
Changes in the payroll system include:
KANSAS BEATS FLORIDA, 69-54
January 12, 1996
Kansas’ and Florida’s basketball players looked like they had their feet stuck in the Everglades Thursday night. However it was the visiting Jayhawks, not the hometown Gators, who finally shook off the muck to claim a hard-earned 69-54 victory at O’Connell Center.
BRACT TO THE FUTURE
January 12, 1996
Is recycling on your list of New Year’s resolutions? There may be a plant now decorating your home that can be recycled. Many people think of the poinsettia as a throwaway plant, but with care they will bloom again next season. How do you accomplish this? First, be sure your plant is multibranched. Discard single nonbranched poinsettias.
LHS TO TAKE ON LEAVENWORTH
January 12, 1996
Give Lawrence High’s boys basketball team a week to prepare, and it has won. Such has been the pattern through six games this season. The Lions (4-2 overall and 1-2 in the Sunflower League) have won all four games in which they’ve had a week or more to prepare. Give the Lions less than a week and they’ve lost both times.
BLOTTER
January 12, 1996
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
OFFICIALS ISSUE NEW JAIL SITE LIST
January 12, 1996
Eight sites are in the running as the future home of the Douglas County Jail.