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HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING RANKINGS
January 8, 1998
High School Rankings CLASS 6A
WOMAN SUES TUPPERWARE
January 8, 1998
An attorney says the Tupperware container’s lid was faulty, and the temperature of the soup is irrelevant in the case.
TONGANOXIE MEN RESTORE HISTORIC SCHOOLHOUSE
January 8, 1998
Volunteer workers are restoring the old Honey Valley school.
PHYLLIS ROCKHOLD
January 8, 1998
Services for Phyllis M. Rockhold, 84, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin. Mrs. Rockhold died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
HERSCHELL LIFTS PERRY-LECOMPTON BOYS
January 8, 1998
A career night by Jeff Herschell helped Perry-Lecompton escape with a 55-54 Kaw Valley League basketball victory over Tonganoxie on Tuesday. Herschell, a 6-foot-3 senior, scored a career-high 25 points, including a decisive free throw with no time remaining.
COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS
January 8, 1998
County postpones development vote
SUSPECT IN SHOTGUN SHOOTING PLEADS
January 8, 1998
Leonardo Correa was shot point-blank in the face with a shotgun but was released from the hospital less than two weeks after the June shooting.
SOPHISTICATED LADIES MAKE CALL
January 8, 1998
A Kansas City vocal group brings a positive message to Lawrence.
READING SERIES DIGS INTO KANSAS LITERATURE
January 8, 1998
There is no place like home. Dorothy and Toto could not wait to get back home to Kansas, and neither can a growing number of writers, who feature the Sunflower State in their fiction and nonfiction.
CD REVIEWS
January 8, 1998
At Ease The Gadjits
KU-BUFF NOTEBAR
January 8, 1998
Kansas junior forward Paul Pierce suffered a mild right knee sprain with 17:13 left in the first half. He returned a few minutes later and scored 16 points in KU’s 111-62 rout of Colorado on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse. “I was in position for a rebound and somebody kicked my leg and it twisted,” Pierce said. “I had a sharp pain and it went away. There’s no swelling. We iced it at the end to be safe. I’ll be ready to go Saturday.”
KU POLICE ARREST MAN FOR ALLEGED CRACK SALE
January 8, 1998
Police make arrest in attempted drug sale
MILLER SPREADS THE WORD OF GOD IN JAIL
January 8, 1998
With almost 50 years of preaching to Douglas County Jail prisoners, Vincent Miller knows that the word of God is accepted in even the most unlikely of places.
FOR THE RECORD: POLICE, FIRE, AMBULANCE AND COURT REPORTS
January 8, 1998
Law enforcement report Emergency calls
CHRIS GREEN
January 8, 1998
Richy Bulmer scored 20 points as Ottawa High’s boys basketball team extended its winning streak to five games by downing Baldwin, 66-59, on Tuesday night. Led by Crystal Tutschulte’s 14 points, Baldwin’s girls won, 51-32.
COUSINS WILL STAND TRIAL FOR BREAK-IN
January 8, 1998
Two cousins will stand trial for their alleged participation in an Aug. 1 armed robbery, a district court judge has ruled. Cedric Baker, 23, and Leonard M. Baker, 25, will stand trial on March 11, District Judge Robert Fairchild ruled this week. The two are being held in the Jefferson County Jail because of space restrictions in Douglas County.
I JUST GOT IN FROM OUT OF TOWN, AND I MISSED THE RECENT TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION MEETING WHERE THEY DISCUSSED WHETHER TO MAKE QUAIL CREEK DRIVE A ONE-WAY STREET BEHIND HY-VEE. WHAT HAPPENED?
January 8, 1998
“The request was unanimously denied by the Traffic Safety Commission, 7-0, due mainly to the substantial opposition to the request,” said David Woosley, the city’s traffic engineer. The city commission meeting room was filled for Monday night’s meeting, Woosley said, with two or three people in favor of the request and the remainder “pretty much against it.”
NEW HAMPSHIRE ST. GETS FACELIFT IN DOWNTOWN PLAN
January 8, 1998
RAMONA HADL
January 8, 1998
Services for Ramona Jean Ogle Hadl, 46, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Plymouth Congregational Church, Lawrence. Burial will be in Washington Creek Cemetery, Douglas County. Mrs. Hadl died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, at her home.
THIEVES TARGET BAND DURING FSHS CONCERT
January 8, 1998
BLOTTER FOR JAN. 8, 1999
January 8, 1998
LAWRENCE DATEBOOK FOR FRIDAY
January 8, 1998
1-8 SHOULD PRESIDENT CLINTON POSTPONE THE STATE OF THE UNION
January 8, 1998
SEE THE LIGHT
January 8, 1998
SPIESAMONGEM
January 8, 1998
AREA FORECASTER EXPECTS COLD TO END ON SUNDAY
January 8, 1998
SUSPECT SOUGHT FOLLOWING FAST FOOD ROBBERY
January 8, 1998
Lawrence police on Wednesday night continued searching for a man who reportedly robbed a Lawrence fast food restaurant at gunpoint and ran into a nearby neighborhood. Police at 4:20 p.m. were called to Taco John’s, 1101 W. Sixth, where a man reportedly walked in, showed a silver-colored handgun and demanded cash.
FREE STATE WRESTLING RESULTS
January 8, 1998
High School Results Wednesday at Free State
KU WOMEN COLD IN LOSS TO KSU
January 8, 1998
Kansas shot under 30 percent, was whistled for 28 fouls and committed 20 turnovers in a 53-47 loss at Kansas State.
PRE-SESSION HEARINGS SCHEDULED
January 8, 1998
Legislators to hear from local organizations
PLANE CRASH NOT MEDICALLY RELATED
January 8, 1998
KU FOOTBALL CORRALS JUCO COMMITMENT
January 8, 1998
Junior college defensive back Muhammad Abdul-Rahim plans to join Kansas University’s football team this spring. Abdul-Rahim, a 6-foot, 200-pound cornerback from Scottsdale (Ariz.) CC, said he planned to enroll at KU next week on a football scholarship.
NATIVE SON, PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE RETURNS TO AREA
January 8, 1998
Former U.S.senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole made stops in Ottawa and Lawrence as part of his “thank-you” state tour.
PERKINS OFFERS ABUNDANCE OF CHOICES
January 8, 1998
You can get (just about) anything you want at Perkins Restaurant.
IN THE NEWS
January 8, 1998
STUDENT POETRY
January 8, 1998
These poems were inspired by the student-writers’ response to a work of art. The writers were challenged to select a work of art that “spoke” to them on an imaginative/emotional level and to interpret that art via free-verse or rhymed poetry. These poems demonstrate how creativity in one form may generate creativity in another form and that springboards to the imagination are everywhere. The poems are from students in Joy Clumsky’s creative writing class at Lawrence High School.
JAYHAWKS THROTTLE COLORADO, 111-62
January 8, 1998
Ryan Robertson and Lester Earl each scored a career-high 20 points, while Paul Pierce and Eric Chenowith chipped in 16 apiece as the Jayhawks improved to 18-2 overall, 2-0 in the Big 12.
FIREBIRDS FLATTER IN FIRST HOME WRESTLING DOUBLE DUAL
January 8, 1998
Big things come in little — well, at least smaller — packages for Free State High’s wrestling team. Although the Firebirds lost both of their first-ever home duals on Wednesday night, 46-28 to Olathe East and 39-34 to Blue Valley North, the lightweights carried more than their share of the load.
POLICE, AMBULANCE, FIRE AND COURT REPORTS
January 8, 1998
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
BLOOD DRIVES
January 8, 1998
BILL KEANE SDOFF
January 8, 1998
TONGIE BAND DIRECTOR WINNING RAVE REVIEWS
January 8, 1998
2A PEOPLE
January 8, 1998
WIRE SKYBOX
January 8, 1998
MEAT INSPECTIONS SPUR WORRY
January 8, 1998
LAWRENCE LAWYER CREATES ARTISTIC MINIATURES
January 8, 1998
Painted aspirins and found objects come to life in Ben Wood’s hands.
HOSPITALS FOR JAN. 8
January 8, 1998
PROJECT WOULD EXPAND DOWNTOWN
January 8, 1998
CITY, TOWNSHIP SEEK ROADS PACT
January 8, 1998
With continued development pouring more traffic onto roads in the Wakarusa Township, rural officials are turning to the city of Lawrence to help maintain roads of mutual concern.
WHERE CAN I WRITE TO MAKE A COMMENT ABOUT MOVIE GALLERY ON SIXTH STREET?
January 8, 1998
Write to: Movie Gallery Corporate Office, 739 W. Main St., Dothan, Ala. 36301.
CAN YOU PLEASE TELL ME WHERE A PERSON CAN SELL BARS OF SILVER IN LAWRENCE?
January 8, 1998
A coin dealer is probably your best bet, said Terry Sutcliffe of Mercantile Bank in Lawrence. Check the Yellow Pages under coin dealers. You may also have luck with jewelers.
OFF-BROADWAY SHOW CELEBRATES PIANO NERDS
January 8, 1998
For ticket-holders who spent hours facing a piano keyboard, the show helps heal longtime wounds.
ARTS CENTER RAISES BUDGET TO EXPAND
January 8, 1998
QUOTABLE
January 8, 1998
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January 8, 1998
OSKALOOSA GIRL RECEIVES $5,000 SCHOLARSHIP
January 8, 1998
Wednesday was devoted to “Horatio Alger Day” activities at the school.
ROBERTSON DARN NEAR PERFECT
January 8, 1998
Playing the perfect game is a mythical goal every athlete strives for. It’s a noble intention, but usually unobtainable. Or is it? On Wednesday night, Kansas junior point guard Ryan Robertson scored a career high 20 points, made all seven of his field goals, all three of his free throws, dished out five assists, and had no turnovers.
BURGLARS STEAL TOOLS, COMPUTERS FROM KU
January 8, 1998
Everything from power tools to computers were stolen from land used by Kansas University students to study the environment.
JUNIOR HIGH WRESTLING
January 8, 1998
Junior High Results WEDNESDAY AT CENTRAL
FSHS BAND TO PLAY
January 8, 1998
FSHS band to perform concert
HOSPITAL REPORTS
January 8, 1998
Births Michael and Crystal Hess, Baldwin, a girl, Tuesday.
BLOWN-OUT BUFFS BOLT BREEZILY
January 8, 1998
Here’s how a record Colorado may have established on Wednesday night would look on the books: * Fastest departure by a visiting team annihilated in Allen Fieldhouse — approximately 10 minutes, by Colorado, Jan. 7, 1998.
LORAS COLLEGE CHOIR
January 8, 1998
Choir from Iowa to perform sacred music
FILMMAKER TO SELECT CAST FOR SHORT FILM
January 8, 1998
The 10-minute film will explore how people deal with their limitations.
FORMER RESIDENT SHOWING PHOTOGRAPHS ON WEST COAST
January 8, 1998
And a Kansas University professor is displaying her “ton of salt” in Manhattan. Carolyn McMaster, former Lawrence resident and arts editor of the Journal-World, has been included in two recent photographic exhibitions in San Francisco, where she now resides.
LHS, FREE STATE GIRLS TO BATTLE TONIGHT
January 8, 1998
Lawrence High, coming off back-to-back Sunflower League victories, will play host to Free State tonight in girls basketball. Tipoff for the first intracity basketball contest between the two schools is approximately 7 p.m. in the Lions’ gym.
CLONING PLAN SPURS MIXED REACTIONS
January 8, 1998
Debate was lively locally among ethics experts regarding the planned cloning of humans.
KU ELIMINATES CONTROVERSIAL PARKING FEE
January 8, 1998
The state’s ire was raised after Kansas University parking attendants informed people who complained that Gov. Bill Graves personally approved the disabled motorist fee.
IRAQ MAKES PASSIVE RESPONSE
January 8, 1998
LUTZ CREATES ART WITH CAMERA
January 8, 1998
A photographer sees life through the camera’s eye.
DRAWINGS FROM LIFE: FATHER, SON COMBINE TALENTS FOR ART SHOW
January 8, 1998
The exhibit will focus on life drawings and illustrations.
KIWANIS CORRECTION
January 8, 1998
Due to incorrect information given to a reporter, a story in Sunday’s J-W listed the wrong place for today’s Lawrence Kiwanis Club meeting, which will feature an HDTV demonstration. The meeting will begin at noon today at the Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Dr.
HORATIO ALGER DAY
January 8, 1998
Mike Shields/Journal-World Photo Jami Hermann, a senior at Oskaloosa High School, was presented a $5,000 check Wednesday by Supt. Jim White. Hermann, 17, was one of 104 students nationwide to receive a scholarship award from the Horatio Alger Assn.
ARTS NOTES
January 8, 1998
Tickets on sale for Missouri ballet
2000 CAMPAIGN IS SHAPING UP
January 8, 1998
Sebelius to push for child healthcare funding
January 8, 1998
State funding for children’s health care insurance will be the top priority for Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius.