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WOODLING COLUMN
November 25, 1997
Notes and quotes while wondering how many people realize six of the Chiefs’ nine victories have been by a touchdown or less. … One of the truly astonishing aspects of the college football season was Kansas winning five games with the lowest average offensive yardage in NCAA Div. I-A. One of those KU victories was against a bowl-bound team — Missouri (7-4). KU also defeated Alabama-Birmingham (5-6), Oklahoma (4-8) and a pair of 1-10 teams in TCU and Iowa State. …
AREA FARM OFFERS FRESH THANKSGIVING BIRDS
November 25, 1997
Hundreds of fresh turkeys have been sold at an area farm for more than 50 years.
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November 25, 1997
Lawrence school board members unanimously approved a resolution Monday night that allows the district to levy a Local Option Budget of 25 percent for 1998-99, the current amount levied by the district. Local voters can protest adoption of the resolution. If a protest petition meets legal requirements, a special election would be conducted, but only 5 percent of the LOB would be subjected to the protest process. This year, the LOB provides about $9.8 million for schools.
HEALTH GURU TOUTS MODERATION
November 25, 1997
A University of Pittsburgh study revealed that those going from inactive to active don’t have to sign up for a boot camp to burn calories, lose weight and stick with it.
A BY SUSAN J. KRUMM
November 25, 1997
We were given a wild turkey to cook for Thanksgiving. How do we prepare it for cooking? Here are some tips for preparing wild turkeys:
EXPLOSION AT KPL PLANT KILLS ONE, INJURES TWO
November 25, 1997
The cause of an explosion that killed a man and injured two others was still under investigation late Monday night.
FOR THE RECORD
November 25, 1997
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
COUNTY TO SOLVE EUDORA DRAINAGE PROBLEM
November 25, 1997
Funding agreements were approved Monday to allow the county to begin a project to enlarge culverts on two Eudora streets.
HOSPITAL REPORTS
November 25, 1997
Births Melissa Long and Mike Godinez, Lawrence, a girl, Sunday.
SPECIAL SCOPE REVEALS VOCAL WOES
November 25, 1997
New equipment at Lawrence Memorial Hospital helps doctors quickly find the cause of problem vocal cords.
MCQUEEN JEWELERS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS
November 25, 1997
A downtown jewelry store has been in business for 25 years.
QUAIL RUN PARENTS PACK SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
November 25, 1997
Parents urged the Lawrence school board Monday night to support construction of a new elementary school.
AMEZCUA FINISHES 38TH AT NCAAS
November 25, 1997
Kansas’ Ricardo Amezcua placed 38th in the 184-runner field at Monday’s NCAA Cross Country championships. Amezcua, a freshman from Mexico, ran the 10K course in 30:22, or 24 seconds better than his previous best at last week’s regionals.
LUCY E. WILFLEY
November 25, 1997
Graveside services for Lucy E. Wilfley, 85, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Central Christian Cemetery in Fulton, Mo. Ms. Wilfley died Saturday, Nov. 22, 1997, at the Presbyterian Manor in Lawrence.
MILDRED DOREEN SCOTT
November 25, 1997
Services for Mildred Doreen Scott, 81, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Quisenberry Funeral Home Chapel, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie. Mrs. Scott died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997, at her home.
CARL W. SCHROEDER
November 25, 1997
Services for Carl W. Schroeder, 79, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Eastern Star services will be conducted by the Kansas Grand Chapter. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo. Mr. Schroeder died Monday, Nov. 24, 1997, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
1998 ROCK CHALK REVUE WINNERS ANNOUNCED
November 25, 1997
Five skits that will appear in the 1998 Rock Chalk Revue variety show were announced Monday night at Kansas University. The teams chosen were Lamda Chi Alpha and Alpha Delta Pi; Gamma Phi Beta and Delta Chi; Phi Gamma Delta and Kappa Kappa Gamma; Pi Beta Phi and Phi Delta Theta; and Sigma Phi Epsilon and Delta Delta Delta.
COUNTY RECEIVES HOUSING AWARD
November 25, 1997
The Bert Nash center will receive up to $250,000 over the next three years to help clients pay their rent.
T LAWRENCE HAVE AN ORDINANCE AGAINST SELLING DRUG PARAPHERNALIA?
November 25, 1997
Doesn’t Lawrence have an ordinance against selling drug paraphernalia? If so, why are so many stores allowed to sell water pipes and bongs, which we all know aren’t used for tobacco? “We do have a drug paraphernalia ordinance,” said David Corliss, the city’s director of legal services. “If someone believes there’s a problem, they can call the police department.”
CHANCELLOR TO LIGHT CHRISTMAS TREE AT RESIDENCE
November 25, 1997
The ceremonycomes a year after a decision was made to remove the traditional Christmas tree from Strong Hall.
JOHN R. NEUNER
November 25, 1997
Mass of Christian Burial for John R. Neuner, 74, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Topeka. A Fort Riley military detail will conduct graveside honors at Prairie Home Cemetery, Topeka. Mr. Neuner died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997, at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka.
HENRY MASON
November 25, 1997
Services for Henry “Hank” Mason, 95, Ottawa, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, west of Ottawa. Mr. Mason died Saturday, Nov. 22, 1997, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa.
AMEZCUA FINISHES 38TH AT NCAAS
November 25, 1997
Kansas’ Ricardo Amezcua placed 38th in the 184-runner field at Monday’s NCAA Cross Country championships. Amezcua, a freshman from Mexico, ran the 10K course in 30:22, or 24 seconds better than his previous best at last week’s regionals.
KU POLICE PROBE DAMAGE TO LAB
November 25, 1997
Kansas University police on Monday were searching for a man who broke into a laboratory on KU’s West Campus and smashed more than $15,000 worth of equipment and computers. KU Police Sgt. Chris Keary said an employee at Kurata Thermodynamics Lab watched the incident unfold about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Keary said the employee heard the sound of an outer door being damaged, but was not certain anything was wrong until he heard glass breaking.
NEW HANDICAPPED PARKING RULE AT KU BASKETBALL GAMES RAISES RUCKUS
November 25, 1997
Complaints have surfaced about KU’s mandate that everyone pay $6 to park in the garage north of Allen Fieldhouse on game days.
WHAT IS THE PROPER WAY TO DISPOSE OF OLD KITCHEN GREASE?
November 25, 1997
Working on the assumption that you mean household kitchen grease, here’s your answer. “The proper way is to put it in a can or a jar — coffee cans with plastic lids are excellent — and put it in a plastic bag,” with the rest of your garbage, said Bob Yoos, solid waste manager for the city of Lawrence.
HASKELL LOSES TO BETHANY JV 81-77
November 25, 1997
Jake Hawkins brought Haskell back, but he couldn’t quite get the Fightin’ Indians past Bethany College’s junior varsity. Hawkins, a Lawrence High graduate and Haskell Indian Nations University forward, scored five points in the final two minutes, but he missed two free throws with 15 seconds remaining as Bethany’s JV escaped with an 81-77 men’s basketball victory over Haskell on Monday at Coffin Sports Complex.
ANNUAL FUND-RAISERS SHOW SPIRIT OF THE HOLIDAYS
November 25, 1997
Two annual holiday fund-raisers in Lawrence have raised thousands of dollars for area families, and they both have been scheduled again for this year. The 11th annual Festival of Trees will be held Dec. 8-11 at Liberty Hall, 642 Mass.
START
November 25, 1997
Christmas is right around the corner and downtown Lawrence is ready to kick off the festive season. Santa is expected to land Thursday on top of Weaver’s, 901 Mass. Meteorologists from Channel 27 will carefully be watching Santa’s route to ensure the weather won’t interfere with his arrival. Festivities start about 5:30 p.m.
COURT REPAIRS PLANNED FOR HASKELL
November 25, 1997
In exchange for public access, the city would spend up to $50,000 next year to repair basketball and tennis courts at Haskell Indian Nations University.
THOMAS
November 25, 1997
Graveside services for Stephen C. “Shorty” Thomas, 50, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Buster Cemetery in Jefferson County. Mr. Thomas died Sunday, Nov. 23, 1997, at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
KU POLICE INVESTIGATE RAZOR BLADE IN COKE
November 25, 1997
Kansas University police on Monday said a KU employee’s claim that he found a razor blade in his plastic bottle of Coke will be left up to the employee to pursue with the company. KU Police Sgt. Chris Keary said Ellsworth Hall custodian Mark Swisher did not want to pursue criminal charges after reportedly finding a single-edge razor blade in a Coke bottle, purchased from a vending machine in the hall’s basement.
CATCHING UP
November 25, 1997
The benefits of moderate and daily exercise, according to Kansas University’s Watkins Health Center, include: * Reducing the risk of heart disease and the risk of developing diabetes and colon cancer.
POLICE REPORTS
November 25, 1997
* Police are investigating a report of aggravated sexual battery in which the victim is a 13-year-old girl. The incident reportedly occurred between 11:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and 12:30 a.m. Nov. 8 in the 1900 block of East 19th.