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Woman, three children injured as car overturns
January 30, 2001
(Updated Tuesday at 0:07 a.m.) A woman and her three children suffered injuries this morning when their car overturned on an icy Douglas County road just south of Lawrence.
Lawrence Boys, Girls travel to Leavenworth
January 30, 2001
Boys: LHS will catch defending Class 6A state champion Leavenworth coming off Friday’s stunning 53-52 loss to SM South, which handed the Lions their worst loss of the season three days earlier. Girls: This nonleague game was added to the schedule to make up for the lost game created by a bye for both teams at last weekend Glacier’s Edge tournament in Emporia.
Free State girls travel to SM Northwest
January 30, 2001
Free State, fresh off a third-place finish at the Firebird Winter Classic, has won four of its past five. Senior Katie Rhodes scored a team-high 38 points for the three games to earn all-tourney honors.
Briefcase
January 30, 2001
New York Stock Exchange goes completely decimal Volunteer assistance available for seniors Disney to close division as separate entity AT&T profit plunges
Eudora’s growth attracts Lawrence mortuary
January 30, 2001
By Mark Fagan Eudora’s healthy growth is drawing interest from a Lawrence funeral home. Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., is in negotiations to buy property for a branch mortuary in Eudora.
Analysts expect rate cut
Experts hope Federal Reserve decision staves off recession
January 30, 2001
Alan Greenspan’s stark assessment that economic growth is probably “very close to zero” has many analysts convinced the Federal Reserve will follow its surprise Jan. 3 rate cut with another half-point reduction during this week’s meeting. The big question, analysts said Monday, is whether the Fed’s aggressive easing will be enough to avert a full-blown recession.
Lawrence snow-clearing crews clean up
January 30, 2001
By Mark Fagan Dean D. Smith wouldn’t mind seeing a blanket of snow dumped on Lawrence. Make that a flannel sheet, goose-down comforter and bear-skin rug all at once.
Lawmakers seek aid for gas bills
Legislators ask for federal settlement funds to help Kansas residents heat their homes
January 30, 2001
Legislators moved quickly Monday to help some Kansans pay their natural gas bills.
State wants oversight of child support
January 30, 2001
Legislators are considering creating oversight of the state’s centralized child support system to ease concerns about its unreliable operations.
A theocracy?
January 30, 2001
Equity issue
January 30, 2001
Divisive choice
January 30, 2001
New pay scale
January 30, 2001
Noel Jackson
January 30, 2001
County briefs
January 30, 2001
County’s siren system to be upgraded Duo to oversee construction overruns
On the record
January 30, 2001
Lawrence briefs
January 30, 2001
24-year-old jumps officer, according to police report Police look into theft from Sonic Drive-in Charges pending in alleged abuse case Application deadline nearing for Home Improvement Day
District, KU enter collaborative effort
Early Childhood Education program serves Lawrence preschoolers
January 30, 2001
A child in the Lawrence school district’s preschool program at Kansas University rests her head on the foam pad cradling her limp body. Her legs are comfortably wrapped around a pillow fringed in lace.
NHL Roundup
Atlanta thrashes Rangers, 7-2
January 30, 2001
Frantisek Kaberle had a goal and two assists as the Atlanta Thrashers returned to Madison Square Garden the site of their last victory 16 games ago and again beat the New York Rangers 7-2 Monday night.
NBA roundup
Celtics rally past Detroit
January 30, 2001
Antoine Walker recovered from his poor first half. Jerry Stackhouse didn’t. Walker scored 21 of his 27 points in the second half 16 in the third quarter alone to help Boston rally from a 16-point deficit and beat Detroit 99-87 Monday night.
Tigers respond to run
Snyder tickled with way Missouri held composure
January 30, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Somebody asked Missouri basketball coach Quin Snyder how he measured the magnitude of Monday night’s 75-66 win over Kansas. “The magnitude of this game was absolutely nothing,” Snyder said, referring to the Saturday plane crash in Colorado that killed 10 people connected to Oklahoma State basketball.
KU duo headed to national meet
January 30, 2001
Kansas University’s tennis doubles team of Rodrigo Echagaray and Eleazar Magellan will compete Feb. 1-4 at the Rolex National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships in Dallas.
Syracuse dumps Georgetown
January 30, 2001
Syracuse was impressive defensively in the first half against Georgetown and then solid enough in the second half to beat its biggest rival. The 12th-ranked Orangemen had just three three-pointers but two came in a 10-1 run late in the second half that helped them beat No. 14 Georgetown 70-63 Monday night.
Stanford, Duke, Kansas rank 1-2-3 in AP poll
January 30, 2001
Stanford and Duke remained 1-2 in the Associated Press college basketball poll for the fourth straight week Monday, but there’s a new No. 3. Defending champion Michigan State, which lost to Ohio State on Saturday, dropped from third to fifth, with Kansas and North Carolina each moving up one place to third and fourth.
Big 12 players, coaches stunned by tragedy
January 30, 2001
In the emotional aftershock of the tragic Oklahoma State plane crash, Big 12 coaches are worried their players may be more reluctant than ever to get on team flights. In squad meetings and private one-on-one sessions, the coaches are talking with players who’ve been shocked and shaken by the sudden death of 10 people, including two of their fellow athletes.
Charges reinstated against dictator
January 30, 2001
A federal judge reinstated homicide and kidnapping charges against Gen. Augusto Pinochet on Monday, ordering the former dictator held under house arrest for a series of political killings under his 17-year military rule, a lawyer said.
Teen severely burned while imitating MTV ‘Jackass’ stunt
January 30, 2001
A 13-year-old boy was hospitalized with second- and third-degree burns after mimicking an MTV personality who set himself on fire during a stunt show.
Lawrence book reviewer on selection committee
January 30, 2001
Mark Luce of Lawrence is one of the 24 board members who chose the nominees this year for the National Book Critics Circle Awards.
National Book Critics Circle announces nominees
January 30, 2001
Zadie Smith, a best-selling author at 24, and Jacques Barzun, a best-selling author at 92, were among the nominees announced Monday for the National Book Critics Circle Awards.
Home owners look to tax credit for help with revitalization
January 30, 2001
By Kevin Bates In an effort to improve the look of their neighborhoods and keep their taxes at current levels, two groups of Lawrence residents will meet this week to discuss the Kansas Neighborhood Revitalization Act.
Stomach flu virus packs a punch
Lawrence schools report increase in absences
January 30, 2001
By Mike Belt The flu has given Lawrence a punch in the stomach. Schools have reported increases in absences in recent days, mainly because of an outbreak of a virus being called the stomach flu.
Sheriff plans sobriety checkpoint
State grant to help pay for series of checks, the first of which will be this weekend
January 30, 2001
By Mike Belt Drunken drivers beware. For the first time in about eight years, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department plans to conduct sobriety checks and the first one will be this weekend.
Trading cards in cigarette packs draw fire
January 30, 2001
Reviving a pastime that all but vanished in the 1940s, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is offering trading cards of all 50 states on packs of Doral cigarettes a marketing campaign that has outraged anti-smoking groups.
KFC denies find of secret recipe
January 30, 2001
A handwritten note found in the basement of a home once owned by Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Col. Harland Sanders does not contain his secret recipe, KFC said Monday.
Kansas: $585 million for substance abuse
January 30, 2001
Each Kansan contributed $223 toward the state’s effort to deal with the effects of drug, alcohol and cigarette abuse, a study estimates.
Ashcroft may face first vote today
January 30, 2001
The senior Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee and former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton became the latest senators Monday to say they will vote against John Ashcroft’s nomination to be attorney general.
Davis did what he was hired to do
Coach restored credibility to Hurricanes after taking over scandal-marred program
January 30, 2001
He came. He won. He left. Isn’t that how it’s always worked at the University of Miami? Butch Davis stayed one year longer than Howard Schnellenberger and Jimmy Johnson, stayed the same six seasons as predecessor Dennis Erickson. Maybe it’s something in the water in Coral Gables, an aquifer laced with ambition. Maybe it’s the traffic. Nobody makes it to the seven-year itch.
Davis to coach Cleveland
Hurricanes promote offensive coordinator to interim coach
January 30, 2001
Butch Davis rebuilt a once-proud football program in shambles at the University of Miami. Now, he’ll have a chance to do the same thing for the Cleveland Browns. Davis, who in six years brought the Hurricanes back from ruin to national title contenders, resigned Monday to become head coach of the Browns.
Automaker to lay off 26,000
January 30, 2001
DaimlerChrysler is eliminating 26,000 jobs at its money-losing Chrysler division in the most dramatic sign yet that the 1998 merger of the German and American automakers is not living up to its promise.
Haskell president blazes new trail
Swisher is first woman to lead university
January 30, 2001
By Dave Ranney When she was 19 years old and growing up on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, spread across the central Dakotas, Karen Swisher didn’t know what she wanted to do with the rest of her life. Her parents had made sure she had the drive and ability to succeed. But at what?
Tanker may be dismantled in Galapagos
January 30, 2001
After failing to re-float and tow away a stricken tanker that fouled the pristine waters of this fragile marine environment, Ecuadorean authorities were considering taking the vessel apart and hauling it away in pieces.
Gates aims for global focus on health and technology
January 30, 2001
Bill Gates took center stage Monday at the World Economic Forum, goading other corporate heavyweights to do more to fight global disease and expounding on his first love: computers.
Inauguration tradition long on ceremony
January 30, 2001
By Dave Ranney For as long as anyone can remember, the folks at Haskell Indian Nations University have welcomed their new presidents with grand inaugurations.
Tigers upend KU - Missouri 75, Kansas 66
Jayhawks rally from 17-point deficit, but fall in end
January 30, 2001
By Gary Bedore Missouri’s Hearnes Center remains a house of horrors for Kansas University’s men’s basketball team. The Jayhawks (17-2, 6-1), who took a No. 3 national ranking into Monday night’s game against unranked Mizzou (14-6, 5-2), unraveled early in falling behind by 17 points, rallied and actually took the lead before succumbing, 75-66, at MU’s sold-out building.
SHERIFF PLANS SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT ––— TEST FOR DRUNKEN DRIVERS SCHEDULED FOR THIS WEEKEND, WITH MORE TO COME
January 30, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com Drunken drivers beware.
HOME OWNERS LOOK TO TAX CREDIT FOR HELP WITH REVITALIZATION
January 30, 2001
kbates@ljworld.com In an effort to improve the look of their neighborhoods and keep their taxes at current levels, two groups of Lawrence residents will meet this week to discuss the Kansas Neighborhood Revitalization Act.
STOMACH FLU VIRUS PACKS A PUNCH –- LAWRENCE SCHOOLS REPORT INCREASE IN ABSENCES
January 30, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com The flu has given Lawrence a punch in the stomach.
BRF/SHOOTING DEATH INVESTIGATED
January 30, 2001
CRIME Foul play dismissed
SE3-INCLUSION
January 30, 2001
If tested, most teachers in the Lawrence public school district wouldn’t be able to define inclusion. Wayne Kruse, a sixth-grade teacher at Quail Run School and president of the union representing nearly 900 educators in the district, said teachers generally embrace the idea of integrating special-education students in regular classrooms. But they don’t have proper guidance from administrators how to do it.
COUNTY SETS DEADLINE FOR HOME BUSINESSES
January 30, 2001
jludwig@ljworld.com Douglas County commissioners Monday modified a resolution that will affect hundreds of home-based businesses in the county’s rural areas.
CLOSE
January 30, 2001
Dow Industrials +42.21, 10,725.14
CHAPMAN SERVICES
January 30, 2001
Memorial services for Donna Mae Chapman, 77, Lawrence, will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mrs. Chapman died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2000, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
SEPTAGE CORRECTION
January 30, 2001
The location that septic waste hauler Darrell Higgins of Eudora plans to use for the land application of septic waste was incorrectly listed in Saturday’s Journal-World. The address is 1970 N. 1275 Road.
CITY PREP BASKETBALL CAPSULES
January 30, 2001
Boys Lawrence (11-3, 3-1) at Leavenworth (10-2, 3-1)
BOOK CRITICS AWARDS SIDEBAR
January 30, 2001
J-W Staff Reports Mark Luce of Lawrence is one of the 24 board members who chose the nominees this year for the National Book Critics Circle Awards.
LOCAL BRIEFS
January 30, 2001
KU duo headed to national meet
CLOSE
January 30, 2001
Local markets As of Monday’s close, courtesy of Farmers Cooperative Assn. South Elevator — Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.28; milo, $1.65; corn, $1.80. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; soybeans, $4.28; milo, NA; corn, $1.80. North Elevator — Wheat, $2.82; soybeans, $4.28; milo, $1.65; corn, $1.80.
COUNTY COMMISSION BRIEFS
January 30, 2001
County’s siren system to be upgraded
HEALTHY EUDORA ATTRACTS LAWRENCE MORTUARY
January 30, 2001
mfagan@ljworld.com Eudora’s healthy growth is drawing interest from a Lawrence funeral home.
CITY BLOTTER
January 30, 2001
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
TUESDAY DATEBOOK
January 30, 2001
TODAY 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Flu shots, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine, 843-0721.
KU NAMES TWO FINALISTS FOR DEAN OF EDUCATION
January 30, 2001
J-W Staff Reports Kansas University has announced two finalists in the search for a new dean of the School of Education, and may announce more soon.
MISSOURI SIDEBAR
January 30, 2001
cwoodling@ljworld.com Columbia, Mo. — Somebody asked Missouri basketball coach Quin Snyder how he measured the magnitude of Monday night’s 75-66 win over Kansas.
LOSS
January 30, 2001
Columbia, Mo. — Today’s multiple-choice question, class, concerns Missouri University’s basketball arena. On Monday night, MU officials named the floor at the Hearnes Center. What will it be called? a) U.S. Supreme Court
KU-MU GAME STORY
January 30, 2001
gbedore@ljworld.com Columbia, Mo. — Missouri’s Hearnes Center remains a house of horrors for Kansas University’s men’s basketball team.
CAROL MEANS OBITUARY
January 30, 2001
Carol Means McLouth — Services for Carol Lee Means, 56, rural McLouth, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial will be in McLouth Cemetery.
MYRON POWELL OBITUARY
January 30, 2001
Myron Powell Topeka — Services for Myron A. Powell, 93, Lecompton, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel, Topeka. Burial will be in Topeka Cemetery.
AREA BOYS ROUNDUP
January 30, 2001
Boys Tongie 55, B-L 45
AREA GIRLS ROUNDUP
January 30, 2001
Santa Fe Trail 47, DeSoto 27
SOPHS, JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL
January 30, 2001
High School Results SOPHOMORE GIRLS
KU-MU BASKETBALL BOX
January 30, 2001
KANSAS (66) MIN FG FT REB PF TP
SWISHER HAS STRONG EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
January 30, 2001
New HINU president old hand at education
WOMAN ATTACKS OFFICER
January 30, 2001
24-year-old jumps officer, according to police report
TUES TV CUTLINE
January 30, 2001
DIRECTOR ERROL MORRIS (“Thin Blue Line,” “Gates of Heaven”) turns his cameras on a one-man execution industry in “Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter Jr.” at 7:30 p.m. on Cinemax.
JAMES REDFORD OBITUARY
January 30, 2001
James Redford Services for James Redford, 64, Ozawkie, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
TUES TV BEST BETS
January 30, 2001
SLOBBERBONE appears tonight at Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. TODAY
LAWRENCE MOFFITT OBITUARY
January 30, 2001
Lawrence Moffitt Oskaloosa — Memorial services for Lawrence N. “Lonnie” Moffitt, 87, Topeka, are pending and will be announced by Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa.
BUSINESS BRIEFCASE FOR TUESDAY
January 30, 2001
Pickle company files for bankruptcy protection
Daily ticker
January 30, 2001
Utilizing faith-based charities
January 30, 2001
By Cal Thomas Tribune Media Services I confess to being double-minded when it comes to President Bush’s plan to offer government funds to religious charities that provide social services.
Tentative deadline set for businesses
January 30, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Douglas County commissioners Monday modified a resolution that will affect hundreds of home-based businesses in the county’s rural areas.
Hearing-impaired student describes her day at school
January 30, 2001
Each day, I wake up by myself without benefit of an alarm clock. Since I’m deaf, I try to imagine a clock in my head that tells my body when to get up. Some deaf people use vibrating alarm clocks. I like to check location of the sun on the skyline to know when to get ready for school.
KU Notebook: Kansas ‘sluggish’ in first half of loss
January 30, 2001
By Gary Bedore The first half of Monday’s Kansas-Missouri game is one the Jayhawks would like to forget. “We were sluggish. We didn’t box out. We didn’t hit shots. We didn’t hit free throws. In all aspects we struggled,” senior swingman Kenny Gregory said after the Jayhawks’ 75-66 loss to Missouri at Hearnes Center.
Babies’ rescues cheer grim India
January 30, 2001
The discovery of two living babies Monday an 8-month-old boy cradled in his dead mother’s lap and a 7-month-old girl captured the heartbreak and the singular miracles of India’s killer earthquake.
House keeps lottery bill alive
Committee approves plan to keep games through 2008
January 30, 2001
Efforts to keep the Kansas Lottery alive cleared a major hurdle when a House committee recommended passage of a bill to renew the games of chance for six years. The 11-8 vote Monday by the House Federal and State Affairs Committee came after it cut the proposed renewal to July 1, 2008, rather than July 1, 2012, as proposed in the original bill.
In treating addictions, states take pound of cure over ounce of prevention
January 30, 2001
States spend billions of dollars cleaning up the “wreckage” of drug, alcohol and cigarette abuse about as much as they pay for higher education but little of that money goes to treatment and prevention programs, according to a private study released Monday.
Lawrence district’s policy escapes easy definition
Officials at loss to define how to integrate disabled students into schools
January 30, 2001
By Tim Carpenter If tested, most teachers in the Lawrence public school district wouldn’t be able to define inclusion. Wayne Kruse, a sixth-grade teacher at Quail Run School and president of the union representing nearly 900 educators in the district, said teachers generally embrace the idea of integrating special-education students in regular classrooms.
GETTING TO KNOW KAREN SWISHER
January 30, 2001
,By Dave Ranney dranney@ljworld.com
INAUGURATION TRADITION LONG ON CEREMONY
January 30, 2001
dranney@ljworld.com For as long as anyone can remember, the folks at Haskell Indian Nations University have welcomed their new presidents with grand inaugurations.
1ST PERSON-DEAF GIRL
January 30, 2001
Each day, I wake up by myself without benefit of an alarm clock. Since I’m deaf, I try to imagine a clock in my head that tells my body when to get up. Some deaf people use vibrating alarm clocks. I like to check location of the sun on the skyline to know when to get ready for school. I ride a bus to Sunflower elementary, since it is not my neighborhood school. My little sister goes to a school closer to home.
1-30 WERE YOU HAPPY TO SEE IT SNOW AGAIN?
January 30, 2001
Were you happy to see it snow again? Jamie Harper,
KU-MU NOTEBOOK
January 30, 2001
gbedore@ljworld.com Columbia, Mo. — The first half of Monday’s Kansas-Missouri game is one the Jayhawks would like to forget.
Nation briefs
January 30, 2001
Energy fund depleted Convicted murderer executed 43.5 million watch ‘Survivor’ Fire consumes city block
Watergate figure breaks long silence
G. Gordon Liddy testifies for first time on break-in
January 30, 2001
G. Gordon Liddy testified about the Watergate break-in for the first time Monday, insisting that burglars were seeking photos linking the future wife of Nixon White House counsel John Dean to a call-girl ring, not political intelligence for the 1972 presidential campaign.
SOUNDOFF RE CALIFPOWER
January 30, 2001
In consideration of the recent difficulties in California, I wonder where Kansas is in the process of electrical power regulation?
THE MAG: DEATHRAY BOX
January 30, 2001
What: Deathray Davies, Transforming Apollo When: 9 p.m. tonight
SAN DIEGO SPILLS KNIGHTS
January 30, 2001
Geno Carlisle scored 26 points to lead San Diego to a 119-106 ABA2000 victory over Kansas City on Tuesday night at Kemper Arena. Rodney Elliott led the Knights with 25 points. Darrin Hancock had 15 and Ryan Robertson 13.
SNOW-CLEARING CREWS CLEAN UP ––— LAYERS OF ICE, SLEET AND SNOW ADD UP TO IMPROVING BUSINESS FOR AREA CONTRACTORS
January 30, 2001
mfagan@ljworld.com Dean D. Smith wouldn’t mind seeing a blanket of snow dumped on Lawrence.
Study: Y2K scare led to improved state services
January 30, 2001
There’s a positive side to the Y2K bug: Most state governments have improved their computer systems and are doing a better job at delivering services, a new study finds.
Horoscopes
January 30, 2001
Nicholson returns to the screen, lives quieter life
January 30, 2001
Jack’s back,and the shades are off.
Betty Pease
January 30, 2001
No evidence found of plane’s engine failure
January 30, 2001
Aviation investigators said Monday they had no evidence that engine failure caused a plane used by Oklahoma State to crash into a field, killing all 10 on board. Investigators also said that small pieces of the plane had fallen to the ground before the crash, but the cause remained unknown.
Stewart ceremony cemented Jayhawks’ loss
January 30, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Today’s multiple-choice question, class, concerns Missouri University’s basketball arena. On Monday night, MU officials named the floor at the Hearnes Center. What will it be called?
Puffy’ gets his day in court
Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs’ goes on trial on gun and bribery charges
January 30, 2001
The weapons and bribery trial of Sean “Puffy” Combs began Monday, with prosecutors for the first time saying the rap star fired a gun inside a Times Square nightclub as one of his proteges allegedly shot and wounded three people.
Briefly
January 30, 2001
Foul play dismissed in death downtown Chancellor to answer questions for KU Info Host of NPR program to speak at law school Meteorologists, journalists team for weather class
Bush orders easing of rules on funds for religious groups
January 30, 2001
President Bush issued two executive orders designed to lower barriers that restrict the federal government from awarding funds to faith-based organizations that provide social services.
BALDWIN MAKEUP
January 30, 2001
Mother Nature may have won the first round, but Baldwin High’s boys basketball team emerged victorious in the end. The Bulldogs held off a late rally to earn a 56-42 non-league win over Topeka Hayden on Tuesday evening at the Baldwin Junior High gym. The game was a makeup from a December contest postponed due to inclement weather.
Shoes that make the man
January 30, 2001
By Leonard Pitts Jr. Miami Herald It’s not like I’ve never known pain before.
Grade-schoolers get glimpse at world of agriculture
January 30, 2001
By Tim Carpenter Hundreds of schoolchildren Monday climbed into the cab of a gleaming John Deere tractor outfitted with three computers and front tires as big as the average fourth-grader.
People
January 30, 2001
Young beyond his years Songs of the wild Court case delayed
Firebirds survive SM Northwest
Free State escapes with 62-57 overtime victory over Cougars
January 30, 2001
By Levi Chronister With Saturday’s showdown against cross-town rival Lawrence High on the horizon, Free State felt it needed a victory Monday against Shawnee Mission Northwest. The Firebirds got just what they wanted with a 62-57 overtime victory over the Cougars in the FSHS gym.
Democrats look back at defeat
January 30, 2001
By Larry Eichel The Philadelpia Inquirer For the losers, the battle over the future invariably begins with a debate over the past.
Sooner or later
January 30, 2001
J-W Editorials Do we invest in our children and youth early in the day or wait until the crisis in the middle of the night?
ST. JOHN VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS
January 30, 2001
THE FIFTH-GRADE GIRLS AT ST. JOHN SCHOOL won first place in their division of the Catholic Youth Organization volleyball tournament held last fall in Kansas City. Members of the team are, back row from left, Kelly Karasek, Lindsey Murray, Joanne Heppert, Rachel Alexander and coach Trenda Reschke; middle row, Darcy McDonough; and front row from left, Lindsay Ramler, Natalie Reschke, Emily Bracciano and Kaylee Oberzan. 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. For More Friends and Neighbors go to www.lawrence.com/publish/postem/friends.
FOURTH-GRADERS GET SLICE OF AGRICULTURE AT FAIRGROUNDS
January 30, 2001
tcarpenter@ljworld.com Hundreds of schoolchildren Monday climbed into the cab of a gleaming John Deere tractor outfitted with three computers and front tires as big as the average fourth-grader.
FREE STATE COMES BACK FROM NINE FOR OVERTIME WIN
January 30, 2001
lchronister@ljworld.com With Saturday’s showdown against cross-town rival Lawrence High on the horizon, Free State felt it needed a victory Monday against Shawnee Mission Northwest.
Neighbor broadcasts intimate details about herself, others
January 30, 2001
BIRTHS
January 30, 2001
Birth * Brooke Ross, Lawrence, a girl, Sunday.
Chapman services
January 30, 2001
KU names two finalists for dean of education
January 30, 2001
Kansas University has announced two finalists in the search for a new dean of the School of Education, and may announce more soon.