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WOODLING COLUMN
January 6, 1998
Notes and quotes while wondering if the next position overhaul for the Super Bowl-starved Chiefs will be at running back … Will Wilt Chamberlain really show up for a ceremony on Jan. 17 that will officially retire his No. 13 jersey? KU officials hope so, of course, but with Chamberlain you never know. Certainly one of the best basketball players in history — if not THE best — Chamberlain hasn’t been seen in Lawrence since the early 70s when he came to visit former KU teammate Bob Billings. …
HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LEADER CALLS FOR EDUCATION FUNDING
January 6, 1998
Kansas House Democrats call for reducing the number of students in each classroom.
TWO MEN ARRESTED IN ARMED ROBBERY
January 6, 1998
Two Lawrence men were arrested in a Sunday night robbery of the downtown Pizza Hut.
ROBERT PINET
January 6, 1998
Services for Robert L. Pinet, 63, Ottawa, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Mr. Pinet died Monday, Jan. 5, 1998, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa.
CHRYSTYNE MAICHEL
January 6, 1998
Graveside services and interment for Chrystyne Irene Maichel, 88, Overbrook, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Overbrook Cemetery. Mrs. Maichel died Monday, Jan. 5, 1998, at Brookside Manor Nursing Home, Overbrook.
S FOOTBALL TEAM
January 6, 1998
Hutchinson Community College football teammates Jeremy Melton and Ty Cohoon plan to walk on to Kansas University’s football team this spring. Melton, a 6-foot-4, 225-pound tight end from Belleville, and Cohoon, a 6-2, 215-pound safety from Dodge City, weren’t heavily recruited by Division One schools.
GENE FRICK
January 6, 1998
Services for Gene F. Frick, 68, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Atwood United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Atwood. Mr. Frick died Monday, Jan. 5, 1998, at a Topeka hospital.
BRIDGE CLOSED NEAR EUDORA
January 6, 1998
Wakarusa River Bridge closed, being replaced
BOB DOLE COMING TO LAWRENCE
January 6, 1998
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole will see a Kansas University basketball game Wednesday night in Lawrence .
POSTAL EXAMS TO BE GIVEN
January 6, 1998
The U.S. Postal Service is planning to hold an exam that gives it a pool of job applicants.
COUNTY TO MEET MONDAY
January 6, 1998
Pitch, putt permit OK’d
COUNTY AGENDA
January 6, 1998
Douglas County Commission meeting business Jan., 7, 1998 John T. Stewart of Terravest Construction will ask Douglas County commissioners to approve a rezoning request and a preliminary development plan for Oak Ridge Estates, a planned county residential development.
FOR THE RECORD: POLICE, FIRE, AMBULANCE AND COURT REPORTS
January 6, 1998
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
POLICE, AMBULANCE, FIRE AND COURT REPORTS
January 6, 1998
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
GEORGE BRETT STATISTICS
January 6, 1998
KU WOMEN JUMP 3C
January 6, 1998
KU FOOTBALL JUMP 3C
January 6, 1998
LHS WRESTLERS WIN TWO
January 6, 1998
SOUNDOFF ON ALLEN FIELDHOUSE SEATING
January 6, 1998
What is KU going to do about the extra accommodations for the KU-Missouri game? Where will everyone sit? Normally, Kansas has at least 500 general admission tickets available for each game because of students who don’t pick up their coupons. KU officials are expecting between 300 and 400 former lettermen to return for the centennial celebration game against Missouri on Feb. 8, so there should be plenty of seats available for the former Jayhawks.
JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL BRIEFS
January 6, 1998
LHS BOYS BOXES
January 6, 1998
BOYS AREA ROUNDUP
January 6, 1998
FREE STATE BOX SCORES
January 6, 1998
CAROLYN DIXON
January 6, 1998
Memorial services for Carolyn Dixon, 51, Independence, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Potts Chapel, Independence. She was cremated. Mrs. Dixon died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at the Neosho Memorial Hospital in Chanute.
ROBERT SCOTT
January 6, 1998
Memorial services for Robert L. “Scotty” Scott, 90, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by the Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mr. Scott died Monday, Jan. 5, 1998, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
FRANKLIN COUNTY POSTPONES VOTE ON ZONING REGULATIONS
January 6, 1998
Franklin County zoning decision postponed. Franklin County commissioners put hot zoning vote on ice until Wednesday.
GIRLS AREA ROUNDUP
January 6, 1998
LHS BOYS FALL TO 0-6
January 6, 1998
TRASH RATES GOING UP IN LECOMPTON
January 6, 1998
Trash rates raised in Lecompton
SOUNDOFF ON ALLEN FIELDHOUSE CLEANING
January 6, 1998
Will the exterior of Allen Fieldhouse be sandblasted between now and Feb. 8 when the centennial celebration will take place? Darren Cook, director of facilities for the KU athletic department, says there are no current plans to clean the exterior of Allen Fieldhouse. “Five or six years ago, we checked into a chemical wash process and the cost was about $60,000. It’s something we need to do, but just haven’t found the money for.”
DESOTO CONSIDERING DEAL WITH SEMI-PRO FOOTBALL TEAM
January 6, 1998
DeSoto mulls deal with football team
SOUNDOFF ON RED DOG DAYS
January 6, 1998
When do winter Red Dog Days start? Where do they meet? Don “Red Dog” Gardner plans to start the winter session at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 20, at Allen Fieldhouse. Red Dog Days is a conditioning program that Gardner runs two times a year — in the summer and winter.
NO LONGER DEROGATORY TERM
January 6, 1998
A Kansas basketball player doesn’t need to carry a card to be a full-fledged member of the “Chickenhawks.” “We’ll think of something, maybe get some T-shirts,” KU senior guard Billy Thomas said.
KU STUDENTS, FACULTY MULL FALL BREAK
January 6, 1998
The fall semester vacation could come in mid- or late October, after mid-term examinations.
HOSPITAL REPORTS
January 6, 1998
Births Mary Emory and Mike Williams, Lawrence, a boy, Sunday.
KU WOMENS BB
January 6, 1998
PRIDE LIFTS KU WOMEN OVER BAYLOR
January 6, 1998
BRETT ELECTED TO HALL OF FAME
January 6, 1998
KU FOOTBALL GETS TWO DL COMMITS
January 6, 1998
KU-BAYLOR ROSTERS/LINEUPS/NOTES
January 6, 1998
SCHOOL EXPECTED TO REOPEN TODAY AFTER FLOOD
January 6, 1998
An estimated 450,000 gallons of water filled Tonganoxie High School after a four-inch waterline broke over the weekend.
KU GRID BREAKOUT 1C
January 6, 1998
LOCAL BRIEFS FOR WEDNESDAY
January 6, 1998
KANSAS TRAVELS TO BAYLOR TONIGHT
January 6, 1998
TOWNSHIP TO RECOGNIZE FIREFIGHTERS
January 6, 1998
Kanwaka Township to honor firefighters
MARY EDMONDS
January 6, 1998
Services for Mary Jean Edmonds, 71, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ozawkie United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa. Mrs. Edmonds died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1998, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Ottawa outlasts Baldwin in double OT
January 6, 1998
If Snickers wanted an example of its advertising campaign, it could use Ottawa’s 66-65 double-overtime boys basketball win on Tuesday night.
It’s official: Wilt will return for ceremony
January 6, 1998
It’s official. As reported Sunday, former Kansas University men’s basketball center Wilt Chamberlain will have his jersey No. 13 retired during a halftime ceremony at the Kansas-Kansas State basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 17, at Allen Fieldhouse.
FREE STATE FALLS TO LEAVENWORTH, 61-41
January 6, 1998
KU-BAYLOR JUMP 3C
January 6, 1998
KSU BREAKOUT 1C
January 6, 1998