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TIMING SNAG DELAYS COUNTY TOWER PROPOSAL
September 11, 1997
Sprint PCS postpones tower discussion A communications snafu has pushed Sprint PCS’ request for a new communications tower from the agenda for tonight’s Douglas County Commission meeting.
VERA ANNA TURNER
September 11, 1997
Services for Vera Anna Turner, 93, Baldwin, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church, Baldwin. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence. Mrs. Turner died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1997, at Topeka Health Care Center, Topeka.
S ANNUAL FALL MIXER
September 11, 1997
Business and school officials mingled and munched at the annual fall mixer.
STUDENTS WANT TO DISASSOCIATE THEMSELVES FROM RECENT GANG INCIDENTS, PRINCIPALS SAY
September 11, 1997
Most students want to disassociate themselves from incidents such as Sunday’s fight, Lawrence high school principals say.
ANOTHER SUSPECT CHARGE IN WEEKEND INCIDENT
September 11, 1997
A weekend fight in Lawrence has resulted in 10 arrests so far, keeping courts busy this week.
THEO MARGARETTE SHAW
September 11, 1997
Graveside services for Theo Margarette Shaw, 76, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence. Mrs. Shaw died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1997, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
EUNICE SANDERSON
September 11, 1997
Private graveside inurnment services for Eunice Sanderson, 72, Lawrence, will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence. Mrs. Sanderson died Monday, Sept. 8, 1997, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
OSKALOOSA SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
September 11, 1997
Oskaloosa school officials say they would like to see national test results for their students improve. Three Oskaloosa principals presented test results for students in all grades Monday at the school board meeting.
NURSING HOME FACES ABUSE SUIT
September 11, 1997
A Lawrence woman has taken a local nursing home to court, claiming her mother suffered abuse and neglect at the home.
HUNT TO PERFORM ON PUBLIC RADIO
September 11, 1997
Lawrence singer-songwriter Kelley Hunt will appear live Saturday on the public radio show “Whad’ya Know” with Michael Feldman. Hunt is known for her blues and R&B singing and piano playing. The broadcast will air from 10 a.m. to noon, with Hunt singing two songs a little before 11 a.m. and the possibly of a third song toward the show’s end. The show, which will originate from a Wichita high school, will air on KCUR-FM 89.3.
MILLER APPEARS ON ATTEMPTED FIRST-DEGREE MURDER CHARGE
September 11, 1997
Lawrence police interrupted a man’s plans to shoot a suspected gang member, authorities say.
MAC HOGLE
September 11, 1997
Memorial services for Mac R. Hogle, 71, Corte Madera, Calif., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Burlingame Federated Church. Burial will be in Burlingame Cemetery. Mr. Hogle died Monday, Sept. 8, 1997, at his home.
LHS SENIOR WINS NATIONAL ESSAY CONTEST
September 11, 1997
A Lawrence High School senior has won first place in a national essay contest sponsored by the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Bidisha Banerjee won the contest with her piece, “Emma Goldman: Feminist, Idealist and Tireless Community Leader.”
CHAPTER CLOSES ON DOUBLE-DECKER BUS FLEET
September 11, 1997
The chapter is closing on a local bookstore’s fleet of double-decker British buses.
S CHECK UP
September 11, 1997
Construction of a new community health facility is expected to begin in November.
THE RAVEN BOOK STORE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS
September 11, 1997
A competitive business to be in, Pat Kehde and Mary Lou Wright are proud of their bookstore in downtown Lawrence.
GRANT PROVIDES FUNDS TO STUDY HEART DISEASE
September 11, 1997
Researchers at Kansas University and the KU Medical Center will receive more than $700,000 from the American Heart Assn. to help in the fight against heart disease and strokes. The funds will support the work of 40 researchers, who will examine prevention, detection and treatment of heart disease, strokes and other cardiovascular ailments, said Kenneth Audus, president of the AHA’s Kansas affiliate.
SOUNDOFF ON SALARIES
September 11, 1997
What is the average salary of a sanitation engineer — or garbage collector — and a road worker for the city of Lawrence? Ray Hummert, city clerk, provided the following pay ranges for such jobs:
DISTRICT COURT
September 11, 1997
Marriage licenses Willie R. Anglin, Jr., 20, Lawrence, and Christine M. Nevins, 19, Lawrence
VOCALIST DEFINES AUNTIE CHRIST BELIEFS
September 11, 1997
X’s former divacontinues to stand up for what she believes in.
HARVEST OF ARTS TO KICK OFF SUNDAY
September 11, 1997
The annual festival adds some new events this year and keeps some old favorites.
GEM OFSEASON
September 11, 1997
The Gem Theater’s opening season includes: * “Classic Black,” an exhibition of photographs of the first classically trained African-American ballet dancers in America, through Oct. 31.
POLICE, AMBULANCE, FIRE AND COURT REPORTS
September 11, 1997
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
MACHINE SHED IS COUNTRY DINING AT ITS BEST
September 11, 1997
An Olathe restaurant aims for country charm amid the big-city bustle.
GLITTER KICKS INTO HIGH GEAR
September 11, 1997
And Danger Bob is throwing a party to celebrate its new CD. Glitter Kicks is gearing up for a trip to the Midwest Regional Musical Festival next month in St. Louis, Mo. The band is scheduled to make a midnight appearance at Cicero’s on Oct. 17.
SOUNDOFF-CLINTON STATE PARK FEE
September 11, 1997
Why do you have to pay a fee to get into Clinton State Park, while you do not have to pay a fee without an RV in any other state park in Kansas? In every state park maintained by the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Department, every motorized vehicle entering must pay either an annual or a daily permit, according to the current state regulations.
FREE STATE FOOTBALL FACES FIRST ROAD TEST
September 11, 1997
Free State High’s football team, coming off a 45-0 loss to Shawnee Mission East, will play its first road game tonight against Olathe South.
COMMISSIONERS PLAN FOR PLANNING
September 11, 1997
Development issues dominate an hourlong meeting Wednesday at city hall.
10TH ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE
September 11, 1997
Stop by the party from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and share cake, white wine or tea. Entertainment will be provided by the Lawrence Chamber Quintet.
GREEN GLAD TO BE BACK AT LHS
September 11, 1997
More than five years after graduating from Lawrence High, Adam Green still has the appearance of a schoolboy. Green, a 1992 LHS graduate, has returned to his alma mater as an ISS (In-School Suspension) Supervisor and coach. During the day, he could be mistaken for a student while roaming the halls.
ALLEN PLAYS MU PREPARATIONS CLOSE TO VEST
September 11, 1997
Football coaches who don’t worry about spies aren’t extinct, but they’re an endangered species. Even first-year Kansas coach Terry Allen, whose unlimited access policy has been a breath of fresh air on Mount Oread, isn’t taking any chances … especially with a geographical rival on tap.
LOTTERY-PRIVACY
September 11, 1997
If a person were to win the lottery, is it possible that the person’s name would not be made public and that no one could discover the person won the lottery? Pam Evans, a public information officer with the Kansas Lottery, said winners can choose to remain anonymous.
THOMAS JAMES MUNGER
September 11, 1997
Services for Thomas James “Tommy” Munger, 5, Lawrence, will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Tommy died Saturday, Sept. 6, 1997, at his home.
KU BAND, SOUND SYSTEM COULD BATTLE AGAIN
September 11, 1997
Kansas University Athletics Department officials are hoping for better collaboration with KU’s band after the new sound system at times played over the band.
FOR THE RECORD
September 11, 1997
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
MOBILITY ASSISTANCE OFFERED THROUGH PROGRAM
September 11, 1997
The Senior Wheels Program of Greater Lawrence makes available power wheelchairs and three-wheel electric scooters to senior citizens who need mobility assistance. The service is also available to the permanently physically challenged of any age.
ACOUSTIC MUSIC FANS TO GATHER IN WINFIELD
September 11, 1997
A popular music festival celebrates its 26th year.
POET GETS PERSONAL IN NEW COLLECTION
September 11, 1997
“Blue Horses Rush In” tempts readers to assume the fictional stories are autobiographical.
E-MAIL REVEALS MAN BEHIND COLUMBIA/HCA
September 11, 1997
Richard Scott tells the story of a vision for a transformed hospital industry in a stream of e-mail messages to managers in the weeks before the federal investigation of alleged fraud at Columbia.
HOSPITAL REPORTS
September 11, 1997
Births Scott D. and Tara L. Laws, Eudora, a girl, Tuesday.
KU ALUMNUS WRITES, DIRECTS MOVIE
September 11, 1997
The young filmmaker likes to take a darker look at relationships among men and women.
SUNFLOWER SWEETHEARTS DANCE THEIR WAY TO TRYOUTS
September 11, 1997
Girls learn the art of discipline at dance tryouts.
ARTIST PAINTS HER WAY TO FALL FEST
September 11, 1997
The works of Celia Smith are inspired by nature and her upbringing in Spain.
S POTTERY FOOTSTEPS
September 11, 1997
Three women of the Santa Clara Pueblo in New Mexico share their art with Lawrence.
SESSION EXAMINES CIVIL WAR PHOTOS
September 11, 1997
Some military photographs of that era are worth a lot of money.
GEM THEATER IS USING THE ARTS TO INSPIRE A ONCE-LIVELY COMMUNITY
September 11, 1997
A deteriorating movie house re-establishes itself as the beacon of Kansas City’s jazz district.
TRUCK OVERTURNS AT LECOMPTON INTERCHANGE
September 11, 1997
Traffic in the westbound lanes of the Kansas Turnpike was slowed about 10 minutes Wednesday at the Lecompton interchange after a semi-truck carrying rocks overturned while taking an exit ramp too fast, a Kansas Turnpike Authority dispatcher said. The accident occurred at 3:25 p.m. There were no injuries.
SUNFLOWER SWEETHEARTS TEAM ROSTERS
September 11, 1997
Gold Team: Emma Markley, Caroline Markley, Maria Aguirre, Rhiana Huff, Jessica Nelson, Jessica Austin, Kara Austin, Abbey Perkins, Kamesha Moore, Chelsea Boisen and Ashley Roehr. Blue Team: Emily Fox, Ashley Cunningham, Valerie Garcia, Brianca Patton, Deidra Fulks, Michelle Miller, Whitney Lopez, NaKeisha Williams, Haley Hansen, KaLisa Moore, Melissa Stevens, Chayme Chavez, Ashly Wallace and Jamie Oller.
KU WOMEN LOSE REEDNANCE
September 11, 1997
Kansas University’s women’s basketball team just became a little bit thinner. Make that a lot thinner.