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LOB MONIES DISCUSSED
March 25, 1996
School boardhopefuls say local option budget funding is critical to the district.
GRADUATION PARTY PLANNING WELL UNDER WAY
March 25, 1996
High school grads will party-party, thanks to their parents.
ABOUT THE CANDIDATES
March 25, 1996
* Linda D. Baranski Address: 214 N. 2100 Rd., Lecompton
OIL STORAGE TANK EXPLODES AFTER LIGHTNING STRIKE
March 25, 1996
Volunteers from area townships, Baldwin, and a crew from Lawrence quelled the Monday morning blaze, which damaged two 100-barrel tanks.
EVELYN E. NORWOOD
March 25, 1996
Graveside services for Evelyn E. Ward Norwood, 80, Seattle, will be at 11 a.m. April 19, at Lecompton Cemetery. Mrs. Norwood died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997, at Foss Nursing Home, Seattle.
KLINER CUT BY ARIZONA
March 25, 1996
Josh Kliner is looking for work. Kliner, the first Kansas University baseball All-American in 16 seasons who ended his college eligibility last spring, was cut by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday.
S GOT A DATE WITHZEBRA
March 25, 1996
Some educators get a little zany when it comes to the importance of reading. That’s certainly the case with Cordley School’s principal, Tom Christie. Christie, in his third year as principal at Cordley, promised his students that he’d kiss a zebra — on the forehead, thank you very much — if the students would read 50,000 pages in a month.
FRANCES E. KENNEDY
March 25, 1996
Services for Frances E. Kennedy, 85, Cassville, Mo., will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, Baldwin. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin. Mrs. Kennedy died Monday, March 24, 1997, at Terrace Hill Care Center, Cassville, Mo.
TRAVEL IMPACT SIMPLY WONDERFUL FOR KANSAS ECONOMY
March 25, 1996
Travelers and tourists brought $2.6 billion into Kansas in 1994, says the state’s tourism director.
TWO KU STUDENTS WIN JOURNALISM AWARDS
March 25, 1996
Two students at Kansas University have received awards in the 37th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program. Neal Gordon Shulenburger, Lawrence, placed third in the college sports writing division. He will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Shulenburger is a junior in news-editorial journalism. He is the son of Jane Shulenburger and David Shulenburger, both of Lawrence.
HOW CAN HASKELL HAVE NUMEROUS RELIGIOUS AREAS ON CAMPUS SINCE A HIGH AMOUNT OF ITS OPERATION AND BUILDING MONEY COMES FROM FEDERAL TAX MONEY? WHERE IS THE CONSTITUTIONAL SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE
March 25, 1996
“Most universities and colleges permit worship services on their campuses,” said Bob Martin, president of Haskell Indian Nations University. Government-supported educational institutions may not require students to attend religious services, Martin said.
TWO CHARGED IN NORTHWEST LAWRENCE FRACAS
March 25, 1996
An unoccupied vehicle parked in an apartment complex was shot twice and a police officer was reportedly threatened during the commotion.
STUDENT WINS GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP
March 25, 1996
A Kansas University senior won a $7,500 Goldwater Scholarship in a national competition, KU officials said Monday. Greg Cooksey of Quinter was the 14th KU student to earn a Goldwater, which provides financial support to pay tuition, fees, books and room and board.
LAWRENCE MAN GETS KANWORK POST
March 25, 1996
Mark Gleeson, Lawrence, has been appointed by Gov. Bill Graves to the KanWork Interagency Coordinating Committee. The 12-member committee, established by the Kansas Legislature, oversees the state’s KanWork program, providing cooperation, coordination and planning among various state agencies. Gleeson’s term expires Aug. 31, 1998.
MARCH NATTINESS SCORES POINTS
March 25, 1996
It won’t make you forget Oscar night, but fashion is a factor in the NCAA basketball tournament, too, says Jos. A. Bank Clothiers CEO Tim Finley. In a survey of Bank’s fashion consultants and designers, Roy Williams of Kansas, Rick Pitino of Kentucky, Mike Kryzyzewski of Duke, Tubby Smith of Georgia and Lute Olson of Arizona were named the best-dressed coaches. Worst-dressed were Rick Majerus of Utah, Bobby Knight of Indiana and John Chaney of Temple.
SUNFLOWER GIVES BOY BIRTHDAY PRESENT
March 25, 1996
Sunflower Outdoor and Bike Shop gave a boy a bicycle he put on layaway just five days before the shop was burned by fire.
FOR THE RECORD
March 25, 1996
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
GARAGE DOOR GROUP CONTINUES TO GO UP
March 25, 1996
The rollers are greased at The Garage Door Group, where business continues to expand.
CITY COMMISSION CANDIDATES TACKLE JOB ISSUE
March 25, 1996
Lawrence city commission candidates tackled the need for manufacturing jobs at a forum Monday night.
DEPUTY HELPS BOY SOLVE MISSING PERSON CASE
March 25, 1996
Trent Herrington knew where he was Saturday afternoon. He just couldn’t find his dad. So, shortly after 4 p.m., he called 911 and told a sheriff’s dispatcher he needed some help. The dispatcher sent Deputy Al Deathe to check the situation out.
KANSAS HOLDS PAROLE HEARINGS
March 25, 1996
A man convicted of the second-degree murder of a KU professor is up for parole this week. J-W Staff Report
GIRL DETAINED AFTER MOTHER STABBED IN ARM
March 25, 1996
A 13-year-old Lawrence girl was taken to the Northeast Kansas Regional Juvenile Detention Facility during the weekend after allegedly stabbing her mother with a nail file. According to police reports, the dispute began Saturday morning at the family’s home, in the 1200 block of Rhode Island, over the whereabouts of the girl’s makeup. The girl said another family member had hidden it. When the 43-year-old Lawrence woman attempted to calm her daughter, the girl picked up a file and threatened to stab her mother with it.
T. RAYMOND WILEY
March 25, 1996
Graveside services for T. Raymond Wiley, 77, Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Wiley died Friday, March 22, 1996, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.
WILLIAMS NEEDS TO ADDRESS SHOOTING MONDAY WOODLING COLMN
March 25, 1996
Close but no cigar. Again. Kansas is the winningest college basketball team of the 90s, but the Jayhawks haven’t won an NCAA championship this decade. “We’re gonna keep knockin’ on the door and one of these days were gonna knock it down,” a wet-eyed, crestfallen Roy Williams said Sunday.
ORANGEMEN PUT SQUEEZE ON KU
March 25, 1996
Kansas was as cold as the snow that descended on the Mile High City on Sunday afternoon. As a result, the Jayhawks, who hit three of their last 22 shots and one of their last 14 threes, skidded off the road to the Final Four, falling to Syracuse, 60-57, in the NCAA West Regional finals at McNichols Arena.
KU PHYSICIANS JOIN FORCES
March 25, 1996
Kansas University Physicians Inc. are combining 16 of their practice groups to become the largest physician group in the Kansas City area and the state of Kansas. “This is one of the most important events to occur within KU Medical Center for the past decade,” said KUMC executive vice chancellor Donald Hagen.
FLUFFY NOT SOFT ON ROCK
March 25, 1996
While England’s singing group the Spice Girls are prancing over the air and video waves with more talent for playing dress-up than music, fellow Brits Fluffy are four girls that pack two guitars, a bass and drums. And you better believe they know how to use them. They’ve got a punk-rock sound that venerates American forebearers, such as the Stooges and New York Dolls, with additional bows to the Sex Pistols.
FREE STATE COACH TAPPED
March 25, 1996
Bob Lisher’s daily commute to Overland Park soon will end. Lisher, head football coach at Blue Valley North the past three years and former Lawrence High assistant, will be named Free State’s first head football coach later this week, two sources told the Journal-World
BLANCHE ROENA HILL
March 25, 1996
Services for Blanche Roena Hill, 95, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Clinton Cemetery. Mrs. Hill died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at Sterling Heights.
ELIZABETH F. HENDERSON
March 25, 1996
Services for Elizabeth F. Henderson, 104, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Ms. Henderson died Monday, March 24, 1997, at Presbyterian Manor.
SOUNDOFF-LEGISLATIVE E-MAIL
March 25, 1996
Do you have the e-mail addresses of our state legislators? Here are the Statehouse e-mail addresses of area members of the Kansas Legislature:
BOEHEIM
March 25, 1996
Don’t even hint to Jim Boeheim that Syracuse’s road to the Final Four is paved with Kansas bricks. Don’t even suggest to the Syracuse coach that Kansas’ failure to connect on 21 of 25 three-point attempts enabled the Orangemen to slip in the back door.
BEDORE EMPTIES NOTEBOOK
March 25, 1996
Syracuse big men John Wallace and Otis Hill combined for 30 points in the Orangemen’s 60-57 win over Kansas in Sunday’s NCAA West Regional final at McNichols Arena. Wallace hit 5 of 16 shots and Hill 5 of 10. The duo combined for 15 rebounds.
T SLAM THE DOOR ON GATED COMMUNITIES
March 25, 1996
At least one city commissioner likes the project but hopes Tuckaway doesn’t open the gates to a flood of fenced communities.
STOGIE CRAZE CRAMPS MANUFACTURERS
March 25, 1996
A boom in cigar popularity is causing supply problems for local retailers.
VAUGHN MULLS PRO OPTIONS
March 25, 1996
Now that his junior season is history, Jacque Vaughn has a decision to make. Should he leave Kansas early for a career in the NBA?
ANDERSEN SAYS GROWTH MUST PAY
March 25, 1996
for itself
MARCH MANIA
March 25, 1996
Senior medical students at Kansas University Medical Center found out where they will spend the next several years training as doctors.
JAMES SIDNEY REED
March 25, 1996
Reed services Memorial services for Dr. James Sidney Reed, 73, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, at Plymouth Congregational Church, Lawrence.
COUNCIL OKS POLICY
March 25, 1996
The city council has adopted a policy manual that will require any expenditure of $15,000 to be put through a sealed bid process. City Administrator Chris Eppley said the city previously had no such purchasing policy, which was a “pet peeve” of his in the past.
SHELDON SERVICES
March 25, 1996
Services for Marie E. Sheldon, 91, Olathe, will be at 1 p.m. today at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, DeSoto. Burial will be in DeSoto Silent City Cemetery. Mrs. Sheldon died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at Good Samaritan Center, Olathe.
DOROTHY V. CHASE
March 25, 1996
Private memorial services for Dorothy V. Chase, 94, Lawrence, will be held at a later date in California. Inurnment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, Calif. Mrs. Chase died Monday, March 24, 1997, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
HOSPITAL REPORT
March 25, 1996
Births Jewelia and Bob Oswald, Lawrence, a girl, Monday.
VOLUNTEER PROFILE
March 25, 1996
David Ripley is not somebody you’d call a traveling man. Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Ripley lived his first 49 1/2 years in the same house. Wanting to be closer to friends and his godchildren, Ripley moved to Quenemo on Labor Day 1994. For the past five months, he has journeyed to Lawrence two days a week to volunteer in the Foster Care Unit of the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services. Ripley has the trip counted to the nearest 10th of a mile on his odometer.
SIGLER SAYS HIS OPEN-MINDEDNESS ISSTRENGTH
March 25, 1996
Jeff Sigler said he’s willing to listen to all points of view before deciding on issues.
HAILSTORM SURPRISES RESIDENTS, DAMAGES CARS
March 25, 1996
Monday’s hailstorm caught local residents by surprise and kept emergency crews busy.
BREAKOUT-KANSAS TOURISM
March 25, 1996
Top destinations Topeka’s Heartland Park race track had 120,000 out-of-state visitors in 1996.
March 25, 1996
The DeSoto school board on Monday night approved a special meeting next Monday to obtain election results. The board will meet at 7 p.m. at Monticello Middle School, 6100 Monticello Road.
INCUMBENTS PUMP MONEY INTO COMMISSION RACE
March 25, 1996
Candidates for Lawrence city commission have reported contributions and expenditures during the final phases of their campaigns.
DOROTHY E. WILKINSON
March 25, 1996
Services for Dorothy E. Wilkinson, 86, Lawrence, will be held April 13 in St. Louis, Mich. Cremation is planned. Mrs. Wilkinson died Saturday, March 23, 1996, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
SYRACUSE CHILLS KANSAS
March 25, 1996
The Jayhawks made a season-low 4 of 25 three-pointers in their season-ending loss to Syracuse.
KU WINS SLOPPED 10-9 DECISION OVER OU
March 25, 1996
If Kansas University’s baseball team had attacked Oklahoma half as tenaciously as it battled the elements, coach Bobby Randall might have patted the Jayhawks on the behind and sent them on their way. Instead, Randall held an extended postgame meeting where he questioned their chutzpah during a 10-9 victory over the 22nd-ranked Sooners on Sunday at Hoglund-Maupin Stadium.
ARTIST SORTS DEBRIS INTO WORK
March 25, 1996
Like an archaeologist, Amy Tomson focuses on meticulous categorization in her artwork.
PEACE OFFICERS GROUP SEEKING CONTRIBUTIONS
March 25, 1996
Police group starts phone solicitations
T MEAN TITLE FOR KU
March 25, 1996
Glittering winning percentages don’t guarantee NCAA Final Four appearances … as contemporary Kansas basketball fans know only too well. This year’s KU team stubbed its toe in the Sweet 16 despite compiling the best winning percentage of any Kansas basketball team of the modern era.
CITY CANDIDATE CONTRIBUTIONS LISTEDFEB.14-MAR.24
March 25, 1996
Here are the itemized campaign contribution and expenditure lists provided by Lawrence City Commission candidates to meet state campaign guidelines. Jo Andersen
CASTING FOR STARDOM
March 25, 1996
Future actors invade “Mars Attacks!” in overwhelming numbers.