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ARMY TO OPEN SHELTER MONDAY
November 9, 1996
The city’s only overnight homeless shelter will open for the winter Monday night, Salvation Army officials said Friday. Backed by $6,000 in donations since last week, the organization hired two directors Thursday to operate the shelter at 946 N.H., said Betsy Anderson, a case worker for the Salvation Army.
PIONEER SAVINGS
November 9, 1996
What will be done with the old Pioneer Savings building at 23rd and Iowa? Who owns it? Will it be town down as part of the redevelopment of Day Inn and the construction of the new Chili’s Grill & Bar restaurant? What is it used for right now? Garth and Enid Terlizzi, Lawrence, are the owners of Get Properties L.C., the corporation that owns the building at the southwest corner of 23rd and Iowa, which formerly housed Pioneer Savings.
GARY HARLOW MYERS
November 9, 1996
Funeral services for Gary Harlow Myers, 53, Oskaloosa, will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Lawrence Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Fort Collins, Colo. Mr. Myers died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1996, at his home in Oskaloosa.
LOS LOBOS HOWL IT UP
November 9, 1996
Cesar Rosas has always been the cool one, wearing shades to fend off stage lights, but when David Hidalgo strapped on that accordion and whipped the crowd into a Tex-Mex frenzy, he stole the show. Los Lobos, everybody’s favorite band from East Las Angeles rode into town on a Colossal wave in support of their newest release, (what else?) Colossal Head, and shook Liberty Hall with everything they had. What they had turned out to be more than enough. Enough to satisfy a mostly Anglo crowd, that for more than a moment, spoke fluent Spanish on songs like “Serenata” and “San Antone.”
HUSKIES HANDFUL FOR LHS
November 9, 1996
The Free State factor could figure in Lawrence High’s run for another football state championship. Lawrence’s second high school won’t open its doors until next fall and the Lions want another title before LHS splits.
S DAY BRINGS JOURNALISTS TOGETHER
November 9, 1996
The late editor of a Goodland newspaper will be the newest inductee in the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame.
FREDERICK DISAPPOINTED IN NON SELLOUT OF SHOWDOWN
November 9, 1996
Chances are every aluminum plank won’t be covered when Kansas and Kansas State tangle in football today. Seats are available — approximately 5,000 — for today’s Big 12 Conference clash between the No. 11-ranked Wildcats and the 4-4 Jayhawks.
HUSBAND CHARGED WITH SHOOTING WIFE
November 9, 1996
A Lawrence man was charged Friday with attempted murder after allegedly shooting his wife during a dispute.
STUDENTS SPEND NIGHT PLAYING AT SCHOOL
November 9, 1996
Central Junior High School students got a chance to hang out on a Friday night, during the school’s open gym hours.
CANVASSING BOARD BEGINS PROCESS OF CLOSING ELECTION
November 9, 1996
A partial canvass Friday of Tuesday’s election results rejected 73 ballots.
NEW TOPIC, NEW PLACE
November 9, 1996
A public hearing to discuss demolition of the “Winter block” has been postponed — again.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
November 9, 1996
Burglaries and thefts reported * A dark green 1985 Buick Riviera valued on a police report at $2,500 was taken between 4 p.m. and 4:35 p.m. Thursday from the 100 block of McDonald.
BAKER, MANC FOOTBALL HEADED SEPARATE WAYS
November 9, 1996
A look at today’s game between Baker University and MidAmerica Nazarene College reveals two teams that appear headed in opposite directions this season. The early-season roles have reversed, and so have those from last year. The Pioneers will attempt to put a damper on Baker’s season today. Kickoff is 1:30 p.m. at MANC’s stadium.
BAKER FETES 4 AT AWARDS CEREMONY
November 9, 1996
Four Kansas City residents were honored by Baker University during the college’s annual awards ceremony on Friday. Recipients of the 1996 Distinguished Citizens for Public Service were:
STATE SUPPORT TRAILS NEIGHBORS
November 9, 1996
In the past two years, state tax support to higher education in Kansas increased 4 percent — less than half the national average.
SATURDAY COLUMN
November 9, 1996
by Dolph Simons, Jr. After several years of bitter fighting and name-calling and after a negative and brutal election campaign, President Clinton and his minions now are making a sudden turnaround and calling for a bipartisan love-in.
KU LANDS ONE RECRUIT, LOSES ANOTHER
November 9, 1996
Kansas lost one 6-foot-5 basketball prospect but apparently gained another on Friday. Maurice Evans of Wichita Collegiate High held his long-awaited press conference and verbally committed to Wichita State over Kansas and Oklahoma State.
SOUND OFF
November 9, 1996
What is the large building project just west of Clinton Parkway and Wakarusa Drive? You’re probably referring to the new Sport 2 Sport building.
S FREDERICK WORRIED ABOUT GAMBLING
November 9, 1996
It happened at Boston College. It could happen here. “Probably the two things I worry most about are gambling and an accident when our teams are traveling,” Kansas athletic director Bob Frederick said Friday.
SUNFLOWER SHOWDOWN
November 9, 1996
Back in the bad old days, it was derisively called the Toilet Bowl. Lately it has become the Winner Goes to a Bowl Bowl.
HOSPITAL REPORT
November 9, 1996
Births Greg and Lisa Ellis, Lawrence, a boy, Friday.
BERYL MAY JOHNSON
November 9, 1996
Funeral services for Beryl May Johnson, 79, Lawrence, are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. She died Friday, Nov. 8,1996, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
WHAT IS THE LARGE BUILDING PROJECT JUST WEST OF CLINTON PARKWAY AND WAKARUSA DRIVE?
November 9, 1996
You’re probably referring to the new Sport 2 Sport building. The new Lawrence sports complex got its name because its facilities include indoor courts that can be adapted and used for several different sports. The complex also includes outdoor fields.
SCHOOL AGENDA
November 9, 1996
bottom line School board members Monday night will hear an update on junior high curriculum and schedule.
AMBULANCE REPORT
November 9, 1996
The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses: * Medical emergency, 7:32 a.m. Friday, 2300 block of Princeton Place.