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RICKY STANTON BREEDLOVE OBITUARY
October 7, 1999
RICKY STANTON BREEDLOVE Graveside services for Ricky Stanton Breedlove, infant son of Ricky and Janell Hayden Breedlove, Lawrence, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery.
HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT PAIRINGS
October 7, 1999
2000-2001 District Football Pairings Class 6A
OLD MAZDA WAGON PERFECT CANDIDATE FOR REBUILT ENGINE
October 7, 1999
YEARS OF WORK PAYING OFF FOR WARD BURTON
October 7, 1999
Ward Burton believes he has the team, the crew chief and the equipment to become a serious contender to win races and perhaps even a Winston Cup championship.
DEPRESSION SCREENINGS AVAILABLE TODAYMUST RUN
October 7, 1999
Depression screenings available at Bert Nash
BUILDING BOOM CONTINUES
October 7, 1999
Through the third quarter of this year, builders have taken out permits for nearly $100 million in construction, remodeling and related work in Lawrence.
DAILY TICKER
October 7, 1999
Dow Industrials CLOSE: 10,588.34
T PREDICT FUTURE
October 7, 1999
The notion that science can predict the future is not true, a nationally known science figure said Tuesday at Kansas University.
GUITARIST SPREADS ANTI-DRUG MESSAGE
October 7, 1999
A Lawrence musician who was busted for selling drugs is turning his life around.
PAVEMENT FINDS FOOTING IN INDIE WORLD
October 7, 1999
The California rock band is touring to promote its news album, “Terror Twilight.”
BAKER NOTEBOOK
October 7, 1999
Ask coach Matt Candrl about the last time his Baker University women’s cross country team was nationally ranked and can only shrug the shoulders. After all, for a program that consisted of just one runner as recently as eight years ago, cracking the top 25 of the NAIA women’s cross country poll is pretty much an unprecedented feat.
BERNICE A. CASTEEL OBITUARY
October 7, 1999
BERNICE A. CASTEEL Services for Bernice A. Casteel, 89, New Braunfels, Tex., are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
FSHS TRAVELING TO SMW
October 7, 1999
Shawnee Mission West erased halftime deficits each of the last two weeks to keep its record perfect at 5-0.
HOSPITALS
October 7, 1999
Births Mr. and Mrs. Ian Sotomayor, Lawrence, a boy, Wednesday.
WILDCATS SUCCESSFUL RECRUITING IN KANSAS
October 7, 1999
Kansas State has won 17 games in a row at home and 47 in a row at home against unranked opponents.
AILEEN A. HADL OBITUARY
October 7, 1999
AILEEN HADL Services for Aileen A. Hadl, 74, Eudora, are pending and will be announced by the Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mrs. Hadl died Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at the Eudora Nursing Center. She was a lifelong resident of Eudora.
: A CASE OF THEATRICAL TEAMWORK
October 7, 1999
A restaging of a television classic will bring Kansas University performers together with professional actors.
S EVE CELEBRATION.
October 7, 1999
Editors’ note: The Mag is featuring a series of stories about events in the Lawrence area to welcome the year 2000. Please let us know about your event by calling Jan Biles, arts editor, 832-7146.
BAKER, KU BRIEFS
October 7, 1999
BU volleyball falls Baldwin — Kathy Kern had 14 kills, Jessica Walters 13 and Emilee Hoffner 43 assists in Baker’s 15-12, 15-9, 15-12 volleyball loss to Lindenwood on Tuesday.
MOORE OFFERS IDEAS FOR SCHOOLS
October 7, 1999
A tour of 15 school districts, including Lawrence, revealed concern with class size, safety, early-childhood and special education, school modernization and teacher shortages.
CONSERVATIVES TO RALLY IN KC
October 7, 1999
Kansas and Missouri Republican Assemblies are co-hosts of their first-ever “presidential preference” convention this weekend.
OCT.7 - 25 YEARS AGO
October 7, 1999
IN 1974 Analysts said they saw little prospect of substantial increases in automotive sales for the coming year, and companies were showing concern over trends in their phase of the economy. Inflation and rising interest rates were wreaking havoc in many sectors of the economy.
LAWRENCE DATEBOOK FOR THURSDAY
October 7, 1999
TODAY 9 a.m.-11 a.m.: Depression screening for people 60 and older, Babcock Place, 1700 Mass., sponsored by Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center.
FSHS PROBABLE STARTERS
October 7, 1999
Free State Probable Starters OFFENSE
MOVIES
October 7, 1999
These movies are showing at local theaters this weekend. Check daily listings for show times. Capsule reviews are from wire services and staff reports. Random Hearts
WHAT ARE YOU READING?
October 7, 1999
Lea Samson, restaurant employee,
LOCAL BRIEFS
October 7, 1999
Ex-Jayhawk granted diversion
CORRECTION ON TICKER
October 7, 1999
The closing numbers for the Dow Jones Industrials, Nasdaq Composite Index and Standard & Poors 500 Index were incorrect in Wednesday’s business section. Tuesday’s closing numbers were: Dow Industrials, 10,400.59, down 0.64; Nasdaq 2799.67, up 3.70, and Standard&Poors 500 Index, 1301.35, down 3.25.
COMING UP
October 7, 1999
Oct. 20 Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Granada, 1020 Mass.
CALENDAR
October 7, 1999
NIGHTLIFE LAWRENCE
CUT BUILDING ON NEAR-RECORD PACE
October 7, 1999
Bill Snead/Journal-World Photo A new Corpus Christi Catholic Church and homes in the Longleaf residential subdivision are popping up along 15th Street in western Lawrence.
TESSARY ACES PARHOLE
October 7, 1999
Pinch Sue Tessary. She must be dreaming. “This hasn’t sunk in yet. It’s like unbelievable, unheard of,” Tessary, Kansas University’s senior golfer from Collinsville, Ill., said Wednesday after sinking a hole-in-one on the par-4 — yes par-4 — 270-yard, No. 9 hole at Alvamar Golf Club.
AUDIO-READER CLARIFICATION
October 7, 1999
Kansas University’s Audio-Reader Network provides catalog highlights for its listeners. Volunteers also record catalogs and cookbooks upon request through Audio-Reader’s personal taping service.
VIDEO BOOTHS LET EVERYDAY PEOPLE SPEAK OUT
October 7, 1999
KCTV-Channel 5 is giving everyone the opportunity for some on-air screen time.
JUDGE MAY END UP IN JURY BOX
October 7, 1999
Michael Malone says he would be glad to trade his judicial robe for a juror’s badge, if called for jury duty this month.
DISTRICTS IN DECLINE
October 7, 1999
Many state school districts would say they are short on funds, but some districts may be facing extinction because they also are short on students. Here’s some food for thought for people who want to curb growth in the city of Lawrence.
S CD REVIEWS
October 7, 1999
A Go Go Patty Larkin
RELATIONSHIPS
October 7, 1999
“Croquet” and “Writing Love Songs for Holly” are being staged as a collaborative effort between English Alternative Theatre and Card Table Theatre.
SOUNDOFF OCT. 5
October 7, 1999
Why is there an ordinance that prohibits more than four unrelated people from living together? I don’t understand the need for such an ordinance or why anyone would care. This restriction applies to single-family zoned areas of the city. It is aimed at supporting the single-family uses that are in that zoning category, City Manager Mike Wildgen said.
KU GOLF RESULTS
October 7, 1999
College Results Windon Classic
HASKELL HOMECOMING EVENTS LISTED
October 7, 1999
Several events are planned for this year’s Haskell Indian Nations University fall homecoming, beginning with a reception at 3 p.m. today for the 16 students nominated for homecoming queen. The reception, which is open to the public, will be in the Haskell Auditorium.
WILLIAM GERALD MCCAFFREY OBITUARY
October 7, 1999
WILLIAM GERALD MCCAFFREY Basehor — Memorial services and inurnment for William Gerald McCaffrey, 78, Tonganoxie, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Angels Cemetery.
EDITH KELLEY STROM OBITUARY
October 7, 1999
EDITH KELLEY STROM Dwight — Services for Edith Kelley Strom, 84, Dwight, were held Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999 at the Dwight United Methodist Church. Burial was in the Marion Hill Lutheran Cemetery.
RUTH MITCHELL KELLER OBITUARY
October 7, 1999
RUTH MITCHELL KELLER Topeka — Services for Ruth Mitchell Keller, 77, Anacortes, Wash., will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the Northside Church of Christ, Topeka.
JAYHAWKS BEAT OU
October 7, 1999
Kansas University recovered from a loss in the first game and rocked Oklahoma, 3-15, 15-8, 15-9, 15-2, in Big 12 volleyball Wednesday night. “I can’t explain the first game,” said KU coach Ray Bechard, whose team improved to 12-4 overall and 3-2 in the Big 12. “I think we just came out a little sluggish. Once we settled into our game, we were steady the rest of the way. Our left side was awesome tonight.
PREP DISTRICT ASSIGNMENTS RELEASED
October 7, 1999
Lawrence High and Free State will remain in a district with Leavenworth and Topeka High for the 2000 and 2001 football seasons. As expected, the Class 6A District 4 involving Lawrence High and Free State High will remain intact for the 2000 and 2001 football seasons.
TONKOVICH AWAITS REPORTS ON WRECK
October 7, 1999
The Douglas County District Attorney’s office continues to wait for reports on an Aug. 29 multiple-fatality accident before deciding its course of action. Douglas County Dist. Atty. Christine Kenney Tonkovich said she expects later this week to receive the last reports from the North Lawrence accident that killed four men.
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, BASEBALL TEAM
October 7, 1999
Diamond champs. The Jayhawk National All-Stars won the Kansas 14-year-old State Babe Ruth Championship held July 29 to Aug. 3 in Lyons. Back row, from left: coaches Rod Moyer, Terry Grote and Joe Plye; middle row, from left: Gary VanHorn, David Grote, John Born, Brett Bowes, Joe Born and Tyler Wingebach; front row, from left: Dustin Hayes, Austin Roberts, Dustin Moyer, Andrew Pyle, Nick Skuban and Greg Francis. The photo was submitted by Jean Grote, Eudora. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number and caption information, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044.
DOUGLAS COUNTY TO SEEK STATE PROJECTS
October 7, 1999
Douglas County commissioners hope for a U.S. Highway 59 extension running through Lecompton.
LAKE FOR EVERYONE
October 7, 1999
To the editor: I want to add another thought to the discussion of a resort hotel/facility at Clinton Lake.
OLD HOME TOWN 100
October 7, 1999
IN 1899 On Oct. 7, 1899, the Lawrence Journal stated: “There was too much on the minds of Kansas people today. They were listening all the time for the announcement of the arrival of the Twentieth, [at San Francisco from the Philippines] they were waiting anxiously for the outcome of the yacht race, and the war in the Transvaal had to be looked after. In addition to this, Lawrence had a football game, and that had to be attended to, and as it was Saturday and some business had to be done, we may regard this as having been our busy day.”
OUR TOWN
October 7, 1999
Larson, Chatfield Win: Caleb Chatfield was the overall male winner and Erica Larson the fastest female in last Sunday’s nine-mile Sand Rat Trail Run along the Kansas River. Steve Riley and Marge Hickman were the overall masters winners. *
REGENTS TO CONSIDER MERGING OF TWO COLLEGES
October 7, 1999
A proposal that would make Pratt Community College a satellite of Fort Hays State University will be considered at a meeting next week in Lawrence.
BEST BETS
October 7, 1999
TODAY John Weatherwax and the Junk Yard Jazz, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth.
BALDWIN CONTINUES TO STRUGGLE TO UPGRADE ITS ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
October 7, 1999
Another delayed test is par for the course given Baldwin’s electrical woes.
HICKEY PLACES FIFTH AT QUAD
October 7, 1999
Hickey takes fifth at quadrangular
CLOSE
October 7, 1999
Local markets As of Wednesday’s close, courtesy of Farmers Cooperative Assn. South Elevator — Wheat, $2.22; soybeans, $4.42; milo, $1.35; corn, $1.60. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.42; milo, NA; corn, $1.60. North Elevator — Wheat, $2.22; soybeans, $4.47; milo, $1.35; corn, $1.65.
BRIEFCASE
October 7, 1999
Sears names Boyer chief financial officer
S NEW STYLE
October 7, 1999
Subaru’s new-for-2000 Outback and Outback Limited models add looks to the carmaker’s lineup.
MINIVAN BREAKOUT
October 7, 1999
MINIVAN MADNESS Let’s take a quick look at the 10 top-selling minivans through the first seven months of 1999. They are listed in order of their sales, shown in parentheses:
OREAD INC. OFFICIAL STEPS DOWN
October 7, 1999
A senior executive is resigning from Oread Inc. after less than two months on the company’s reorganized senior management team. Michael L. Johnson, Oread’s senior vice president for business development, announced Tuesday that he would resign effective Oct. 15. He plans to remain in Lawrence as a consultant for companies in the health care industry.
TOP MOVIES
October 7, 1999
Here are the nation’s top-grossing movies and most popular videos. Top movies
BEST BETS
October 7, 1999
1) Conjunction junction “Schoolhouse Rock,”
10-7 SHOULD THE FDA REGULATE TOBACCO TO CURB TEEN SMOKING?
October 7, 1999
Should the FDA regulate tobacco to curb teen smoking? Bill Colburn,
WHERE CAN I GET A FLU SHOT?
October 7, 1999
Where can I go to get a flu shot in the Lawrence area? The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department has scheduled a number of flu shot clinics at the following locations:
BLOTTER FOR OCT. 7, 1999
October 7, 1999
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
CONANT RESIGNS REGENTS POST
October 7, 1999
The highest ranking woman on the Regents staff is leaving her post after three years.
October 7, 1999
Anyone attending a Lied Center performance this season will see the work of Lawrence artist John Hendrix.
S TENANCY A KNOTTY ISSUE
October 7, 1999
PromptCare’s future in a building now leased by Lawrence Memorial Hospital is uncertain.
HASKELL NOTEBOOK
October 7, 1999
Haskell Indian Nations University’s volleyball team remains winless after participating in two triangulars. On Friday at the Kansas City CC triangular, HINU lost to Dodge City and host KCCC.
LHS KING AND QUEEN CANIDATES
October 7, 1999
Richard Gwin/Journal World Photo Royalty for the Lawrence High School Homecoming are, back row from left, Shea Haase, Ryan Morgan, Gabe Lewis O’Conner, Joe Bellinger, Joe Heacock, Matt Collins, Chris Williams, Blake Allen; front row from left, Alyssa Hill, Betsy Willhite, Allison Ramirez, Meghan Rahmeier, Natalie Ralston, Betsy Madl and Holly Garber. Brooke Seymour is not pictured. Homecoming activities include a parade at 1:30 p.m. Friday, as well as the football game against Olathe South at 7:30 p.m. and crowning of the king and queen during half-time festivities.
STANDING UP FOR STYLE
October 7, 1999
When it comes to high school attire, casual is in.
SIX CHOIRS COMBINE FOR LIED PERFORMANCE
October 7, 1999
The program will include performances by Kansas University’s choirs as well as community singers.
JUANITA MAE PHILLIPS OBITUARY
October 7, 1999
JUANITA MAE PHILLIPS Graveside services for Juanita Mae (Vantuyl) Phillips, 85, Woodruff, S.C., will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Monett, Mo.
INJUNCTION FILED IN BRAIDING CASE
October 7, 1999
Two woman who were ordered to stop braiding hair are fighting the State Board of Cosmetology in court.
OCT.7 - 40 YEARS AGO
October 7, 1999
Eight Lawrence High pupils were named semifinalists in the fifth annual National Merit Scholarship program, a nationwide testing plan that provided grants for deserving students. The eight Lawrencians were Susan Whitley, David Storer, Judith Murphy, Felicia Oldfather, Lary Akin, Barbara Balfour, Charles Marvin and Bill Woodard. The Lawrence High football team lost quarterback Jim Hill for the season because of an emergency appendectomy with complications. Mike Zwink was due to take over for Hill in a backfield that included the likes of fullback Jack Cranor and halfbacks Gary Mounkes and Tommy Black. Zwink was also a defensive back and he was expected to play both ways for the unbeaten Lions, who had a 32-game victory streak.
CHICKEN CREEK BRIDGE TO BE PRESERVED
October 7, 1999
Chicken Creek Bridge may not actually be over Chicken Creek, but it will be preserved with $134,000 in federal money. The Douglas County Commission voted Wednesday to approve an agreement with the Kansas Department of Transportation to preserve the 1913 stone bridge.
FERN M. KIEFFER OBITUARY
October 7, 1999
FERN M. KIEFFER Private graveside inurnment services for Fern M. Kieffer, 93, Lawrence, will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery.
VERITAS VOLLEYBALL
October 7, 1999
Veritas Christian School’s volleyball team defeated Topeka Cair Paravell 6-15, 15-4, 15-1 on Tuesday at East Lawrence Center. Ellen Beard and Kelsey Randall had several digs for Veritas, 8-2. Next match is Monday versus Berean Christian School at East Lawrence Center.