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TRAFFICWAY COULD HALT PROJECTS NATIONWIDE
September 28, 1997
A judge’s ruling in the South Lawrence Trafficway case could be applied to more than 600 projects across the nation.
S GROUP TO ELECT OFFICERS
September 28, 1997
The Town and Country Republican Women’s monthly meeting will be Monday at the Lawrence Public Library in the conference room. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Election of officers for the 1998-99 term will be conducted.
PRICES HAVE SOARED, BUT SO HAS BUYING POWER
September 28, 1997
Looking for cheap grocery prices? Try aisle 1937.
GETTING HOUSING CODES INTO SHAPE
September 28, 1997
City leaders plan to mull property-maintenance issues next month.
SM South seniors too much for Free State
September 28, 1997
Both Shawnee Mission South and Free State High have first-year coaches this season, but the similarities end there. The difference in experience and size was apparent as the Firebirds fell to the older, stronger Raiders, 38-0, on Senior Recognition Night at Shawnee Mission South District Stadium.
MAD MIKE NOISYTOO
September 28, 1997
Memorial Stadium, echoes of Mad Mike — though most Kansas football spectators seem to agree that Mike’s noise infestation of the 1980s was not nearly so oppressive as the current electronic bombardment. Lots of people, especially those who enjoy such old-fashioned things as conversation or good band music, have been howling about periodic bomb runs by questionable “music” on the Jayhawk stadium sound system.
KU STRIPS LETTER WINNERS OF DISCOUNT TICKETS
September 28, 1997
An IRS audit prompted KU to eliminate a sports ticket discount for former athletes.
FOR THE RECORD
September 28, 1997
Dismissals Georgette Yost and infant daughter, Lawrence, Saturday.
FOR THE RECORD
September 28, 1997
Law enforcement report Police reports
BEAUCHAMP
September 28, 1997
Ronald L. ‘Bo’ Beauchamp Eudora — Graveside services for Ronald L. “Bo” Beauchamp, 50, Wichita, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Eudora Cemetery.
LAWRENCE PRESERVATION ALLIANCE HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING
September 28, 1997
The Lawrence Preservation Alliance used a historic downtown building as its backdrop for its annual meeting.
PHYLLIS M. STARKS
September 28, 1997
Services for Phyllis M. Starks, Lawrence, are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. She died Saturday, Sept. 27, 1997, at Baldwin Nursing Home.
SM SOUTH SENIORS TOO MUCH FOR FREE STATE
September 28, 1997
Both Shawnee Mission South and Free State High have first-year coaches this season, but the similarities end there. The difference in experience and size was apparent as the Firebirds fell to the older, stronger Raiders, 38-0, on Senior Recognition Night at Shawnee Mission South District Stadium.
BLUEBIRD PROGRAM MARKS 20TH YEAR WITH RECORD NUMBER OF BIRDS
September 28, 1997
The number of bluebirds being born at Clinton Lake has increased by a third since the beginning of the decade.
NED KEHDE COLUMN
September 28, 1997
The most magnificent day in the history of white bass fishing at a Kansas reservoir occurred about three weeks ago at Melvern Lake. It was one of those balmy late summer days. The sun already had the slant of autumn. The wind angled from the west by southwest at five to 13 mph. And at dawn’s first light the thermometer hovered in the 60s and escalated into the 80s by midafternoon.
MODEL FLY-IN TO BE SATURDAY
September 28, 1997
On Saturday, the Jayhawk Model Masters radio-control airplane club of Lawrence will hold its annual Fall Fly-In, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The noncompetitive event allows pilots from all over the state to get together for a day of flying and shop-talk.
SOLD
September 28, 1997
New owners inherit a well-planned and thoughtful garden.
DONALD L. WALLACE
September 28, 1997
Funeral services for Donald L. Wallace, 78, Burlington, Iowa, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Wallace died Friday, Sept. 26, 1997, at the Elm View Care Center in Burlington, Iowa.
MOTORCYCLIST INJURED SATURDAY
September 28, 1997
Most injuries were minor, but a Lawrence motorcyclist was taken to KU Medical Center.
RIVER ENTHUSIASTS CAN TAKE FALL FLOAT
September 28, 1997
The third annual Kaw River Fall Float will take place Oct. 4-5. Floaters can register both days at 8 a.m. at Lawrence’s Riverfront Park. The bus ride to Perry Reservoir Outlet Park will leave at 8:45 a.m. The float on the Delaware River begins at 9:30 a.m. Floaters will approach the Lecompton bridge between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The take-out at Lawrence’s Riverfront Park will be at 3:30 p.m.
RECEPTION TO HONOR PRINCIPAL OF YEAR
September 28, 1997
Sunflower School’s parent-teacher organization will host a reception Monday afternoon to honor the school’s principal. Janet Broers, principal at the school, 2521 Inverness, was named elementary school principal of the year on Thursday during a gathering of the Kansas Elementary Principals Assn.
MAINSTREAM COALITION TO MEET
September 28, 1997
A coalition formed to counter so-called “radical religious right” groups will meet Tuesday night in Lawrence.
HIGHLAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE BEATS HASKELL FOR THE 24TH STRAIGHT YEAR.
September 28, 1997
A second-half collapse on Saturday night kept Haskell Indian Nations University football team from breaking a long curse. Highland Community College defeated the Fightin’ Indians, 43-34, at Haskell Stadium. It was Highland’s 24th straight win over Haskell.
S DEATH NOT SUSPICIOUS
September 28, 1997
Douglas County Coroner Erik Mitchell said KU freshman Angie Griffin’s death was not suspicious.
S CHEERLEADERS EARN AWARDS OVER SUMMER
September 28, 1997
Free State High School’s cheerleading team earned numerous awards this summer during a National Cheerleaders Assn. summer camp at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Varsity squad members are Brianne Bartz, Jodie Johnson, Jill Jerrick and Lindsey Luman, all seniors, and Kim Baker, Erin Berg, Jessica Frerichs, Heidi Lange, Amanda Larkin, Heather Pearson, Mari Schumann and Shana Slocum, all juniors.
DOUGLAS COUNTY COMMISSION ISSUE FOR SEPT. 29, 1997
September 28, 1997
Douglas County Commissioners will discuss whether the zoning and codes division should be left within the county’s public works department. Frank Hempen, director of public works, said he had been contemplating some reorganization in his department when county commissioners asked his opinion on where the zoning office should be located.
NAFTA CORRIDOR TO MEET IN KANSAS CITYMO.
September 28, 1997
The Second Summit of Mayors meets in Kansas City on Friday. By Knight-Ridder News Service
ROBERT I. GABALDON OBITUARY
September 28, 1997
Robert I. Gabaldon Holton — Funeral services for Robert I. Gabaldon, 76, Amarillo, Tex., were held Sept. 5, 1997, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel in Amarillo, Tex. Burial was on Sept. 6, 1997, at Holton Cemetery.
TECHNOLOGY DAY COMES TO KU
September 28, 1997
On Monday, more than 60 national and international leaders in the information and telecommunication industry will gather in Lawrence to pore over new research and technology development details. The Kansas University forum, Technology Review Day, is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Apollo room, Nichols Hall, on KU’s West Campus.
WESTERN EXPANDS BIRD PROGRAM
September 28, 1997
Western Resources adds to bird nesting efforts Western Resources has added to bird-nesting efforts that the company began in 1992 in the Lawrence area.
HOMESTEAD BANKRUPTCY COMING TO CLOSE
September 28, 1997
Lawrence creditors stand to get back at least part of the money they lost to the failed company.
PLANTING A SHRUB? ACT QUICKLY
September 28, 1997
Early to mid October often is the latest Kansans can successfully plant trees or shrubs. “Ornamental plants need time to establish the new root growth that holds them in the soil through winter’s repeated freeze-thaw cycles,” said Gus van der Hoeven, K-State Research and Extension horticulturist. “They also need some time to recover from transplant shock, so they’re sturdy and healthy when they enter the bitterly cold months.”