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MARY ANNE YOUNG
January 22, 1998
Services for Mary Anne Young, 76, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Friday at Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church, Lawrence. Burial will be at Reno Cemetery in Reno. Mrs. Young died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
BLOOD DONORS TO BE HONORED AT CEDAR CREST
January 22, 1998
Three Lawrence residents will be honored today in Topeka for their longtime blood donations. Kansas first lady Linda Graves will honor multigallon blood donors from across the state at 3 p.m. today during a reception at Cedar Crest, the governor’s mansion.
BOUNDARY EFFORT
January 22, 1998
To the editor: The schools boundary committee deserves a big community thank you for putting in hours of work to craft options for relieving crowding in some of our schools, while making best use of existing facilities with capacity for more students.
LIFE
January 22, 1998
Laughter’s Gentle Soul: the Life of Robert Benchley Billy Altman
HARRY P. STEEVES
January 22, 1998
Services for Harry P. Steeves Jr., 78, Chanute, will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at the First Christian Church in Chanute. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Chanute. Mr. Steeves died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
SOUNDOFF ON KMART SPECIALS
January 22, 1998
Why doesn’t Kmart still have Blue Light Specials? “It was partly an image thing,” a spokeswoman for the Michigan-based retailer said. “We were trying to revamp our stores and move into the 1990s.”
SOUNDOFF ON CHAMBER SURVEY
January 22, 1998
How can the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce consider its survey valid, when only 22 percent responded to the questions? Lawrence Chamber of Commerce President Gary Toebben said the group’s survey on downtown parking issues was distributed to about 500 businesses and 158 responses were received.
SCHOOL REPORT CARDS TO BE ISSUED
January 22, 1998
Lawrence public schools will send out annual progress reports.
KU RANKS NINTH IN NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARS
January 22, 1998
It marked the second time in three years that Kansas University has finished in the top 10.
LAWRENCE ARTIST SHOWS STERLING FLATWARE
January 22, 1998
Mark your calendars. Several art show deadlines are approaching. Metalsmith Gina Westergard is included in “Futuristic Flatware,” a national invitational exhibit at the Gail Gibson Gallery in Seattle, Wash. The exhibit occurs simultaneously with the Society of North American Goldsmiths Annual Conference, also being held in Seattle, and will show from Feb. 18 to March 28.
PLAYS SHARE COMMON CHARACTERS
January 22, 1998
Cinderella shows up in unexpected places in a Seem-to-Be Players production.
JUDGE ORDERS MONEY TO BE PAID
January 22, 1998
A Douglas County judge has ordered Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas to pay $415,000, plus interest, to Lawrence Memorial Hospital as an award in a lawsuit lost by the insurer nearly two years ago. The Topeka-based insurer has withheld payment since February 1996 in dispute of an accounting firm’s figures.
LMH BRIEFS FOR JAN. 22, 1998
January 22, 1998
Doctor joins LMH occupational health clinic
THREE ARMED ROBBERIES TIED TO SUSPECTS
January 22, 1998
The suspects in three recent robberies pointed guns at clerks and demanded money.
SECURE FEELING
January 22, 1998
To the editor: To all those involved in the decision and implementation of locating an ambulance station in Baldwin, a sincere thank you. It is reassuring to know that, if needed, an ambulance is just a few minutes away in our community.
LATIN AMERICAN JOURNALISTS BROADEN PERSPECTIVES OF U.S.
January 22, 1998
Journalists broaden perspectives on U.S. tour
ROY FRASIER
January 22, 1998
Services for Roy Eldon Frasier, 64, Leavenworth, formerly of Tonganoxie, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie. Mr. Frasier died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at the Colonial Manor in Leavenworth.
JAMES FINN
January 22, 1998
Mass of Christian Burial for James J. Finn, 50, Topeka, will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Assumption. Cremation will follow. Mr. Finn died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, of injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
TWO ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES, WARRANT, AFTER CAR STOP
January 22, 1998
One man was arrested on drug and weapons charges and another was apprehended on a warrant for escaping from a Mississippi jail following a car stop Wednesday afternoon in Lawrence. Lawrence police stopped a vehicle near Sixth and Florida for an expired tag and reportedly discovered drugs and a gun in the vehicle.
POLICE, AMBULANCE, FIRE AND COURT REPORTS
January 22, 1998
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
DESOTO SCHOOLS PLANNING FOR MILLIONS IN IMPROVEMENTS
January 22, 1998
Schools in the DeSoto area will receive everything from new lockers to bigger parking lots, according to a five-year capital improvement plan.
HOST FAMILIES NEEDED FOR EXCHANGE STUDENTS
January 22, 1998
Students from around the world are looking for a place to call home. American Scandinavian Student Exchange (ASSE) is seeking local families who are interested in opening their homes to an international high school student.
KANSAS SQUEEZES OKLAHOMA STATE
January 22, 1998
Reserve forward Shandy Robbins hit a three-pointer late in the game that sealed Kansas’ 56-51 victory over Oklahoma State.
ANOTHER BREAK?
January 22, 1998
Adding another vacation to the Kansas University calendar is a popular idea, but officials must consider several related issues. It is understandable that many Kansas University students would like to have a fall break — similar to the current spring break — in which classes are put on hold for the better part of a week.
COOL TALK
January 22, 1998
Call the COOL hot line, 838-7611, for today’s music, good word and activities. Teens spread the word on cool things and events in Lawrence.
RUBY PIERSON
January 22, 1998
Graveside services for Ruby B. Pierson, Lawrence, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Pierson died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1998, at her home.
TWO DEFENSIVE BACKS COMMIT TO KU
January 22, 1998
Defensive backs Kerrie Washington of Kilgore (Texas) Community College and Chad Shazor of Detroit Martin Luther King High have committed to Kansas.
S IS MORE THAN SANDWICH SHOP
January 22, 1998
The restaurant is trying to cover all the dining-out bases.
DOWN THAT ROAD AGAIN: SWANK QUARTET WALKS MUSICAL EDGE
January 22, 1998
Neither a traditional swing band nor a rock ‘n’ roll group, the Budinskis are making musical strides.
LIBERTY HALL PREPARES STAGE FOR BR5-49
January 22, 1998
A former Lawrence resident brings the honky-tonk sound back home for two shows.
TASK FORCE TO TACKLE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
January 22, 1998
The KansasBoard of Regents heard testimony from students, faculty and university officials in answer to the ongoing question: “Who owns what students and faculty produce?”
FREE STATE READY FOR CAPITAL CLASSIC
January 22, 1998
Just because Kansas City Sumner defeated Lawrence High by 17 points and LHS knocked off Free State by 31 points doesn’t mean the Sabres will beat the Firebirds by 48 tonight. Does it? That is the question which will be answered when KC Sumner (7-1) and Free State (3-7) tangle in a first-round matchup of the Capital Classic boys basketball tournament at Topeka Seaman tonight. Tipoff is 6 p.m.
COMMISSION REJECTS COUNTY ESTATES
January 22, 1998
For the second time, county commissioners thwarted plans for a subdivision development near Vinland.
LOCAL BRIEFS
January 22, 1998
Ex-Jayhawk dies at 79 George Golay, a Kansas basketball letterman in 1936-37 and 1937-38, died last weekend in Hollywood, Fla., at the age of 79. Golay, a 6-foot-4 forward from Warrensburg, Mo., played on two Big Six championship teams under coach Phog Allen.
FREE STATE WRESTLERS MANHANDLE LAWRENCE
January 22, 1998
Free State’s wrestling team provided a chapter for the Firebird annals. File it under intracity showdowns.
S DECADENT SOUTH
January 22, 1998
The opera explores how greed can destroy a family.
FMC CHIEF BLAMES AG MARKET FOR LOSSES
January 22, 1998
Roundup of earnings from companies of local interest
THE STRUGGLE FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS CONTINUES 25 YEARS AFTER ABORTION WAS MADE LEGAL
January 22, 1998
The struggle to keep abortion legal continues 25 years after the Supreme Court said it was legal.
FOLLOWS STORIES OF NICODEMUS SETTLERS
January 22, 1998
Pearl Cleage’s play introduces the audience to four women pioneers who will do anything to hold on to their land.
S RACE AWARENESS
January 22, 1998
About the Panel The Cultural Heritage Panel is a diverse assembly of 45 high school students from throughout Lawrence who welcome opportunities to share their experiences and stories with members of the community.
EARL SAGA TO DIE SOON
January 22, 1998
LSU has until April 16 to respond to allegations outlined in the NCAA’s letter of inquiry, meaning the Lester Earl hoopla should die down until after season’s end.
SYSTEM HELPS KEEP TURNPIKE CLEAR OF SNOWICE
January 22, 1998
A weather-monitoring system helps Kansas Turnpike crews know when to hit the pavement and remove snow and ice.
HOSPITAL REPORTS
January 22, 1998
Births Suzanne and William Alt, Lawrence, a girl, Tuesday.
THE DIRTY DOZEN GOES BEYOND BRASS
January 22, 1998
The tireless touring of The Dirty Dozen leaves audiences dancing.
WALTERS HOPEFUL OF HOOKING ON WITH ANOTHER TEAM
January 22, 1998
Cut by Philadelphia on Sunday, Rex Walters is back in Lawrence working out with KU’s basketball team.