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FOR THE RECORD:POLICE, FIRE, AMBULANCE AND COURT REPORTS
November 18, 1997
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS IN SHORT SUPPLY
November 18, 1997
Substitute teachers are in short supply this year. “The economy’s so good that people can find more stable kinds of positions,” said Marcia Bone, Lawrence public schools human resources director.
SUBSTITUTES FILL IN THE GAPS
November 18, 1997
Substitutes make a difference for classroom teachers.
BETTY JEAN STUART
November 18, 1997
Services for Betty Jean Stuart, 72, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Stuart died Sunday, Nov. 16, 1997, at her home.
T BE DRAFTED
November 18, 1997
Lee Stevens won’t hear his name called in today’s major league baseball expansion draft. Stevens, a 1986 Lawrence High graduate, has been placed on the protected list of the Texas Rangers, who are concerned about the health of regular first baseman Will Clark.
ARTS COMMITTEE TO VISIT LAWRENCE
November 18, 1997
A Kansas Legislature committee will travel Thursday to Lawrence on a fact-finding tour of local arts facilities. The Joint Committee on Arts and Cultural Resources plans to visit several local arts facilities during the day and then hear from local arts patrons about arts spending in Kansas.
WHAT ARE TAX GUIDELINES ON PRIVATE SALES?
November 18, 1997
I understand that a charitable or nonprofit organization doesn’t have to charge sales tax on an annual sale. How about if they have more than one sale a year, does this apply? Is there any rule for garage sales and the like? We forwarded your question to the Kansas Department of Revenue for an answer. Here it is:
POLICE CAPTURE SUSPECT IN BURGLARYASSAULT
November 18, 1997
Police catch burglar in act Lawrence police captured a man breaking into a car early Sunday — and believe he had also just threatened another man with a gun.
QUALITY CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY
November 18, 1997
The owner of a local business found out last week just what kind of quality employees he has. Darrell Norris, owner of Quality Electric, 1011 E. 31st St., was surprised by employees Friday with a reception at the Ramada Inn honoring Quality Electric’s 25 years in business.
OTTAWA FIRE CONTINUES TO SMOLDER
November 18, 1997
A fire in an Ottawa plastics manufacturing plant continued to smolder Monday night, more than 24 hours after it began. Firefighters were called about 8 p.m. Sunday to the fire at Laich Industries, 1550 N. Davis Ave., on the northeast side of town.
LAWRENCE PHYSICIAN NAMED OUTSTANDING WOMAN
November 18, 1997
A Lawrence physician who has been active in the American Indian community has been named the 1997 William I. Koch Outstanding Woman of the Year. Dr. Dee Ann DeRoin will be presented the award at a dinner at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Bradbury Thompson Center, Washburn University, Topeka.
WHY ARE THE LIGHTS BETWEEN 15TH AND SIXTH ON WAKARUSA ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE STREET INOPERATIVE?
November 18, 1997
The new lights are not working because their underground wiring is not yet in place. Steve Johnson, operations manager with KPL, said the City of Lawrence and KPL were working on trenching and installing the lines. He said they hoped to have the project completed by the end of the month.
RAYMOND HORRELL
November 18, 1997
Graveside services for Raymond Horrell, 82, Lenexa, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin. Mr. Horrell died Monday, Nov. 17, 1997, at Lakeview Village Health Center, Lenexa.
DELAYED CHECKS CAUSE HEADACHES AT KU
November 18, 1997
The paychecks may have been labeled incorrectly and sent to another city, Lawrence’s postmaster said.
FRANCES L. BROWN
November 18, 1997
Memorial services for Frances L. Brown, 87, Hermitage, Mo., will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hermitage Christian Church. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Brown was cremated. Mrs. Brown died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1997, at Balanced Care Hermitage.
RICKY L. BOICE
November 18, 1997
Services for Ricky L. Boice, 34, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Alden-Harrington Chapel, Bonner Springs. Burial will be at Bonner Springs Cemetery. Mr. Boice died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1997, at Columbia-Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
TRACTOR DEALERSHIP COMING TO BALDWIN
November 18, 1997
A new John Deere dealership that will employ 22 people will be open in Baldwin by summer.
HEITHUSEN INKS WITH EMPORIA STATE
November 18, 1997
Lawrence High senior Todd Heitshusen, an all-Sunflower League performer as a junior, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Emporia State. Heitshusen, a 6-foot-1 guard, averaged 19 points a game to lead the Lions last season. He made 33 three-pointers and shot 80 percent from the free-throw line.
CHRISTINA ELIZABETH OGDEN
November 18, 1997
Graveside services for Christina Elizabeth Ogden, 85, St. John, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cairo Cemetery, Cairo, Kan. Mrs. Ogden died Saturday, Nov. 15, 1997, at the hospital in Stafford.
EDNA M. MCCLELLAND
November 18, 1997
No services for Edna M. McClelland, 91, Clearlake, Calif., are planned. Her ashes will be interred in Lawrence at a later date. Mrs. McClelland died Sunday, Nov. 9, 1997, at Meadowood Nursing Home in Clearlake.
MAURICE JERALD FLORY
November 18, 1997
Memorial services for Maurice Jerald Flory, 79, Palm Coast, were held Saturday in Palm Coast. Mr. Flory died Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1997, at his home.
COURT HEARING INTO STABBING DELAYED
November 18, 1997
A preliminary hearing for a man accused of fatally stabbing another man in an apartment complex parking lot has been continued to next week. The hearing for Lafayette Cosby, 18, originally scheduled to begin Monday, has been set for 9 a.m. Nov. 26.
POLICE SEARCHING FOR ROBBERY SUSPECT
November 18, 1997
Lawrence police were searching for a man who reportedly robbed a local liquor store on Monday night. Police were called about 10:10 p.m. to Edmonson-Berger Retail Liquor, 600 Lawrence Ave., where a man reportedly walked in and demanded cash.
LECOMPTON APPROVES TRASH RATE INCREASE
November 18, 1997
Lecompton Council approves
COUNTY OKS PURCHASE, TOWNSHIP ROAD
November 18, 1997
During an short meeting Monday, Douglas County commissioners approved some high-technology purchases for the county’s Public Works Department Commissioners gave the green light to $49,073 worth of computer equipment and software, including a computer-aided drafting and engineering design program
AMEZCUA EARNS BID TO NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
November 18, 1997
Kansas freshman Ricardo Amezcua has earned an individual berth into the NCAA cross country championships. Amezcua placed sixth at the NCAA Midwest Regional last Saturday in Ames, Iowa. Under NCAA guidelines, the top two teams from each regino, four at large teams and the top three runners not from those teams earn automatic bids to the NCAA meet. Nebraska was selected as an at-large team Monday, moving Amezcua into the top three individual finishers in the region.
CHENOWITH SHOWS DEBUT WAS NO FLUKE
November 18, 1997
KU frosh Eric Chenowith scored 15 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked five shots against Rice on Monday night.
ZENDA BEGINS STINT AS DUAL COACH
November 18, 1997
Decked in her neutral coaching shirt for Lawrence High and Free State, Pat Grzenda welcomed 32 swimmers and divers to the team’s first practice on Monday at Knox Natatorium. Grzenda, entering her sixth season as the LHS boys coach, will double as coach for the Lions and Firebirds this winter. The two teams will practice together but compete separately in meets.
S DRAINAGE FEES
November 18, 1997
City and federal officials will get to make their cases Dec. 9 to determine whether Haskell Indian Nations University should be charged drainage fees.
JAYHAWKS DOUBLE THEIR PLEASURE AGAINST RICE
November 18, 1997
Three Jayhawks had double doubles for the fourth time in the Roy Williams era as Kansas pasted Rice, 88-61, on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
KU FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK
November 18, 1997
Kansas football coach Terry Allen singled out a handful of red-shirt freshmen he thought could help the Jayhawks in the near future. He cited offensive lineman Justin Hartwig, defensive lineman Nate Dwyer and defensive back Ocasio Cofield.
POLICE, AMBULANCE, FIRE AND COURT REPORTS
November 18, 1997
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
SEVEN STITCHES FOR ROBERTSON
November 18, 1997
Kansas point guard Ryan Robertson wore a bandage under his left eye Monday night. What gives?
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November 18, 1997
Kansas football coach Terry Allen spent Sunday going through withdrawal pains. Naturally, he hopes he’ll never have to come to terms with any more football-free late Novembers.
RICE DICEY AT FREE THROW LINE.
November 18, 1997
Oh, that dicey Rice free throw shooting. Surely even Uncle Ben wasn’t that poor a foul shooter. In Monday night’s 88-61 loss to Kansas in Allen Fieldhouse, the Owls bricked 17 of 28 free throw attempts. Their field goal shooting wasn’t so hot, either — 24 of 64 for 37.5 percent — but coach Willis Wilson could live with that.
COUPLE SUES MAUPINTOUR AFTER BANDITS ATTACK SAFARI
November 18, 1997
A Colorado husband and wife are suing Maupintour Inc. after bandits attacked their African safari last year.
KU WOMEN TO ENTERTAIN AIA
November 18, 1997
Some years Kansas women’s basketball coach Marian Washington would fret and stew over an exhibition loss. Not this year.
EXPERTS ON RUSSIA TO SPEAK AT KU
November 18, 1997
Two experts in the history and politics of the former Soviet Union will give separate guest lectures this afternoon and evening at the Kansas Union. Svetozar Stojanovic, director of the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory at the University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia, will speak at 4 p.m. today at the Centennial Room in the Kansas Union.
WINTER BEGINS AT FREE STATE HIGH
November 18, 1997
Although the winter season is only a day old, one thing already is apparent at Free State High: The Firebirds are going to fly around the basketball court. “I made it pretty apparent to the kids that we’re going to attempt to get up and down the floor,” boys basketball coach Jack Schreiner said after the first day of tryouts Monday, “and in order to do that, we’ve got to be in pretty good shape.
RETIRED KU PROFESSOR REVISITS QUANTRILLREUNION
November 18, 1997
Richard Sheridan’s article on the 50th anniversary reunion of survivors of the 1863 Lawrence massacre appears in the most recent issue of the journal Kansas History.
COLUMBIA SHAKEUP COULD LEAD TO NEW OWNERSHIP OF OVERLAND PARK HOSPITAL
November 18, 1997
Columbia/HCA Healthcare may sell more than 100 hospitals under a restructuring plan.
FIVE SURPRISED FREDERICK
November 18, 1997
Count KU athletics director Bob Frederick among the many who were surprised the Jayhawks won five football games during Terry Allen’s first year. “Yes, to be honest,” Frederick said. “I thought maybe we’d win three or perhaps four.”
IRMA M. DANIEL
November 18, 1997
Graveside services for Irma M. Daniel, 79, Topeka, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Richland. Ms. Daniel died Monday, Nov. 17, 1997, at a Topeka hospital.
HOSPITAL REPORTS
November 18, 1997
Births Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. Stoker, Lawrence, a girl, Sunday.