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Archive for Monday, November 24, 1997

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IS THE SURFACE OF THE ROAD AT THE NEW INTERSECTION AT SIXTH AND FOLKS GOING TO BE LEFT AS ROUGH AS IT IS NOW?
November 24, 1997
Is the surface of the road at the new intersection at Sixth Street and Folks Road going to be left as rough as it is now? “Yes,” said Terese Gorman, city engineer. “I think there’s probably one spot where somebody might call it rough, but generally the driving surface is not unacceptable.”
MERCANTILE NUTRITIONIST GIVES WHOLE GRAIN ADVICE
November 24, 1997
The Community Mercantile’s nutritionist gives whole grain advice.
CARBON MONOXIDE DANGERS INCREASE DURING WINTER
November 24, 1997
Homeowners can guard against carbon monoxide poisoning through detectors and furnace inspections.
WEB SITE EXPLORES LEARNING POSSIBILITIES
November 24, 1997
Web site explores educational possibilities Imagine you are an explorer, part of a scientific team that is trudging through the dense, hot rain forests of Central America in search of uncharted ancient Mayan cities.
SOUND OFF
November 24, 1997
Are we in Daylight Saving Time now? Or Standard Time? We are on Central Standard Time.
CARBON MONOXIDE DANGERS
November 24, 1997
The potential for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning increases during the winter as more people use furnaces, fuel space heaters, wood stoves and fireplaces to heat their homes. CO warning signs: Symptoms are flu-like, and include headaches, nausea, dizziness and fatigue.
NEW HIGH SCHOOL FORMALLY DEDICATED
November 24, 1997
Free State High School, which opened in August, was formally dedicated during a ceremony Sunday.
PAROLE HEARINGS SCHEDULED
November 24, 1997
LV Luarks, who was convicted in a 1981 murder, is eligible for parole again.
AGREEMENTS REGULATE COPYING OF SOFTWARE
November 24, 1997
My roommate and I both want to purchase a game, split the cost and install it on both our computers. Can I do that? Your question has two parts: Are you allowed to do it, and is your machine able to do it?
STEPHANIE MILLER HELPS CHILDREN LEARN THE SKILLS THEY WILL NEED IN LIFE.
November 24, 1997
Stephanie Miller loved going on a field trip last year to the Kansas City Zoo with her kindergarten friends from Kennedy School. As a volunteer tutor with the Students Tutoring for Literacy (STL) program at Kansas University, Miller reveled in seeing the bright-eyed children flash their wondrous, beaming smiles at all the exotic animals. While the zoo was packed this day, Miller and three school children went on a nature hike. They soon found a quiet and comfortable place to settle down and have some lunch.
WHY ARE SOME RURAL HIGHWAYS POSTED AT 55 MPH OR 60 MPH INSTEAD OF 65 MPH?
November 24, 1997
According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, speed limits on rural state-maintained highways were established based upon a review of lane widths, shoulder width and type, average daily traffic and number of sight restrictions.
MARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED
November 24, 1997
Lourdes Mazana, 51, Lawrence, and Cesar Aragon, 51, Lawrence. Gary Prager, 53, Lawrence, and Yvette Bowlin, 34, Lawrence.
ARMILDA BEAN DUNLAP
November 24, 1997
Services for Armilda Bean Dunlap, 84, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Plymouth Congregational Church. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Mrs. Dunlap died Saturday, Nov. 22, 1997, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
WALK-ON MARTIN IS LIVING OUT HIS DREAM
November 24, 1997
Playing two or three minutes at the end of a Kansas University basketball game is a dream come true for Chris Martin. Martin, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound guard from Overland Park, is the newest walk-on for the Jayhawks. His ties to Kansas basketball run deep. He lived in Lawrence until he was in sixth grade. He attended St. John’s school.
POLICE INVESTIGATING LIQUOR STORE ROBBERY
November 24, 1997
Lawrence police on Sunday were continuing to investigate the robbery of a second liquor store in less than a week. Officers about 8:30 p.m. Saturday were called to Cork & Barrel at Clinton Parkway and Kasold, where a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses demanded money from a clerk.
MILLER AWARDED OUTSTANDING AGENT
November 24, 1997
David G. Miller has been named the Outstanding Agent of the Year for 1997 by the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents at the KAIA 1997 Annual Convention in Wichita. The award is given to an independent insurance agent who has demonstrated through an exemplary career of service to his or her community, the insurance industry, their business associates, and their customers. Miller has owned and operated the Miller Agency, Inc., in Eudora for 12 years, and has been an insurance agent since 1978.
SOUTH JUNIOR HIGH NOTES
November 24, 1997
KAYs Earlier this month, 10 South Junior High School KAY club members attended the Area 1 Regional conference held in Effingham at the Atchison County Community High School. This conference was held by the Kansas State High School Activities Assn. Nearly 400 area junior and senior high school students participated in the leadership training activities. Eighth-grader Adam Beals and ninth-grader Rachel Fredrickson were presenters at the officers’ network for secretaries, treasurers and finance directors. South KAY sponsor Denise Akins also made a presentation.
RESPECT FROM OTHERS BEGINS WITH US
November 24, 1997
Do people sometimes walk all over you? If you are disabled, it might happen to you more often than it does to folks who are not disabled. But it happens to everyone. I have more than a few footprints on my heart and soul, and I’ve spent more than a few hours being angry at the people who own the shoes that match the footprints. Almost all of them were supposedly my friends. How dare they treat me like a doormat? Whatever happened to the Golden Rule?