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LOUISE M. WHEATON
March 27, 1997
Funeral services for Louise M. Wheaton, 96, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ninth Street Baptist Church in Lawrence. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Cherryvale. Mrs. Wheaton died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
LHS STUDENT RECEIVES $2,000 SCHOLARSHIP
March 27, 1997
LHS student earns $2,000 scholarship
RECALL PETITIONS CIRCULATING
March 27, 1997
Petition-carriers are gathering signatures before a May 27 deadline to force a recall of three school board members.
PLANNING BEGINS FOR HIGHWAY 59 EXPANSION
March 27, 1997
Ground work is being laid to widen a dangerous stretch of highway south of Lawrence.
LOIS ILENE LASSEN
March 27, 1997
Savonburg Graveside services for Lois Ilene Lassen, 67, Savonburg, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Savonburg Cemetery, Savonburg. Mrs. Lassen died Tuesday, March 25, 1997, at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
CAN
March 27, 1997
Kansas University’s Jacque Vaughn and Raef LaFrentz were named to the John Wooden All-America basketball team on Monday. The two players and KU coach Roy Williams will be flown to Los Angeles for the April 4 announcement of the Wooden Award winner, which goes to the national player of the year.
THIEF LEAVES APOLOGY NOTE ETCHED IN WALL
March 27, 1997
While pilfering electronics items from a building used by Haskell Indian Nations University students, an unidentified suspect left footprints — and an apology. Lawrence police on Wednesday were investigating the burglary, at the Haskell Light House, 137 Pawnee. The building, owned by a board with representatives from four Lutheran churches in Lawrence, serves Haskell students.
LAWRENCE MAN FACES FELONY DRUG CHARGES
March 27, 1997
A Lawrence man is facing 10 felony drug charges after officers with the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Unit capped a six-week investigation by arresting him at his apartment. Michael A. Johnson, 22, 1401 E. 24th, was in Douglas County Jail Wednesday on $20,000 bond after a first court appearance. Johnson was charged on Wednesday with two counts of sale of cocaine, four counts of sale of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of lack of appropriate tax stamp.
NAIDA PAULINE DESHA
March 27, 1997
Services for Naida Pauline DeSha, 73, Independence, Mo., will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, Mo. Burial will be in Milo Cemetery, Milo, Mo. Mrs. DeSha died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at her home in Independence, Mo.
HEADLEY SLAMS THREE HOMERS IN LOSS
March 27, 1997
Kansas senior Justin Headley tied a school record by slugging three home runs in the Jayhawks’ 15-10 loss to Creighton on Wednesday. Headley, a native of Bartlett, Tenn., homered his first three at-bats, then hit into a fielders choice and struck out.
CHIEFS SCHEDULE MIGHTY TOUGH
March 27, 1997
Based on the 1996 winning percentages of this year’s opponents, the Chiefs will faced the National Football League’s second-toughest schedule in 1997. Kansas City’s foes posted a combined record of 140-116 (.547) last season. Only the Dallas Cowboys will face a tougher slate. Their ‘97 opponents had a combined record of 143-113 (.559) last year.
MURIEL M. BURZLE OBITUARY
March 27, 1997
Muriel M. Burzle Private inurnment services for Muriel M. Burzle, 85, Lawrence, will be at Pioneer Cemetery, Lawrence.
PERRY OFFICIALS SEND BEARS PACKING
March 27, 1997
Perry officials to businessman
HOSPITAL REPORT
March 27, 1997
Births Dave and Nancy Dettmer, Lawrence, a girl, Tuesday.
KU BASEBALL BOX
March 27, 1997
KANSAS ab r h bi Joe DeMarco 2b 4 1 1 2
SNOWBARGER OPENS PAGE ON INTERNET
March 27, 1997
U.S. Rep. Vince Snowbarger, R-Kan., whose district includes Lawrence, has opened a site on the Internet’s World Wide Web. The new site may be found by directing your web browser to http//:www.house.gov/snowbarger.
KU BAND NOT IN VICINITY OF JAPANESE EARTHQUAKE
March 27, 1997
KU band members not affected by quake
VISION SCREENINGS SCHEDULED AT DILLONS
March 27, 1997
Vision screenings will be available from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. April 6 at the Dillon’s at 1015 W. 23rd. The screening, a monthly “Health Check 6” service, is available to anyone who stops by the store. The service is a community health program sponsored by Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Sunflower Cablevision and Dillon’s Pharmacy.
CANDIDATES SIGN TRANSIT STATEMENT
March 27, 1997
Transit coalition inks candidates’ support
SOUND OFF
March 27, 1997
Is it customary for the Douglas County Commission to have police present at their public meetings? “No, it happens on a rare basis,” said Douglas County Administrator Craig Weinaug.
LMH OFFERING PUBERTY CLASSES
March 27, 1997
Lawrence Memorial Hospital is offering family-centered sessions to provide children with factual information about sex and other related topics. “Growing Up Male” is for boys ages 9 to 12 and their families to explore and discuss issues and changes brought about by puberty. The sessions will be 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays from April 7 to 28 at the hospital.
LMH PLANNING FIRST AID COURSE
March 27, 1997
A National Safety Council course about general first aid information on infants and children will be offered from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. April 29 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Parents and child care providers will have the chance to learn how to cope with both minor and more serious emergency situations. The cost is $20, which includes a textbook and a completion card. Couples sharing a text may pay $25.
MID LIFE DECISIONS TOPIC OF WORKSHOP
March 27, 1997
A workshop entitled “Making Decisions in Mid Life” will be held at 9:30 a.m. April 11 at the Douglas County Extension Center, 2110 Harper. Trudy Rice, county extension agent, will present the program. It is designed to help participants explore the problems, dilemmas and decisions families face in later years. Participants will also be challenged to examine values and attitudes, to identify alternative approaches, to view issues from the perspective of various family members and to consider the impact of decisions on themselves and others.
CANDIDATES AGAINST RECALL ATTEMPT
March 27, 1997
The recall attempt is unfortunate, school board candidates say.
KU TO PLAY IN THREE TOURNEYS NEXT YEAR
March 27, 1997
The Jayhawks will play in the Preseason NIT, the Franklin National Bank Classic in Washington, D.C., and the Rainbow Classic in Hawaii. Dates for all games are tentative.
FOR THE RECORD
March 27, 1997
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
CLARIFICATION
March 27, 1997
Information contained in a profile on Austin Turney, a Lawrence school candidate, may have confused some readers. The story, published in Wednesday’s J-W, said Turney was a volunteer at Lawrence public schools.
WOODLAWN SCHOOL PRINCIPAL TO RETIRE
March 27, 1997
A man who’s been principal at a North Lawrence school for 12 years is retiring.
MOODY HOPES FOR RE-ELECTION
March 27, 1997
He’s been active in North Lawrence for years, but Bob Moody asks that you don’t confuse him with someone who is only concerned about North Lawrence.
PINE TREE PROBLEMS
March 27, 1997
Understanding common conifer problems could keep you from pining.
KU BASEBALL STARTS YEAR WITH WINS
March 27, 1997
Hartsock column: KU baseball team surprisingly successful so far Just who are these guys in the Kansas University baseball uniforms, anyway?
WHERE CAN I WRITE TO STEVE ALLEN AND HIS WIFE, JAYNE MEADOWS?
March 27, 1997
Their happy couple’s address: 16185 Woodvale, Encino, Calif. 91316.
COURT SENDS CONTROVERSIAL ABUSE CASE BACK TO DOUGLAS COUNTY
March 27, 1997
A Lawrence man convicted in 1994 of child abuse is scheduled to face a second trial in the death of his 21-day-old son.
HILLIARD AVOIDS ONE-ISSUE LABEL
March 27, 1997
This candidate believes the Lawrence School Board should be providing leadership for the school district.
NEW LIFE FOR OLD HOUSE
March 27, 1997
A house once targeted for demolition will be relocated and renovated on open land near Stull.
FUTURE
March 27, 1997
Kansas will again contend for Big 12 and national basketball championships next season if junior Raef LaFrentz and sophomore Paul Pierce stay in school. If the two turn pro, the Jayhawks figure to enter a major rebuilding mode.
SOUND OFF
March 27, 1997
When and how was the contract for operations of the Lone Star Lake Marina advertised? Douglas County officials placed a classified advertisement in the Lawrence Journal-World, which ran Oct. 1, 2 and 7.
OUR TOWN SPORTS
March 27, 1997
Turner Takes Two LWBA Titles: Terri Turner captured both singles and all events in the Lawrence Women’s Bowling Association tournament. Turner rolled a 691 series to win singles and a 1967 in all events. Crystal Bennett and Patty Robison teamed to win doubles with a 1346 score. The team title went to Mid-States Resurfacing. Paula Bastemeyer, Carol Goins, Elaine Roberts, Jody Schaecher and Pam C. Williams combined for a 3074. *
CLASSIFIED SENATE RETRACTS REBUKE OF FORMER MEMBER
March 27, 1997
A former member of KU’s Classified Senate probably won’t return to office despite softening of criticism against him.
KU BANQUET SOLD OUT
March 27, 1997
Kansas University’s men’s basketball banquet, set for 6:30 p.m., April 10 at Allen Fieldhouse, is sold out. The banquet seats 1,150 guests.
FINAL FOUR AN OBLIGATION TO WILLIAMS
March 27, 1997
Kansas coach Roy Williams received a Sunday pep talk from his mentor, Final Four-bound North Carolina coach Dean Smith.
LAWRENCE MAN APPOINTED TO CREDIT UNION COUNCIL
March 27, 1997
Governor appoints Lawrence man to council
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
March 27, 1997
Burglaries and thefts reported * A saw and other equipment valued on a police report at $1,200 were taken between noon March 15 and 5 p.m. March 17 from Lawrence Paper Co., 2801 Lakeview Rd.