Archive for Monday, May 14, 2001

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Friends and Neighbors
May 14, 2001
Horoscopes
May 14, 2001
Emma Melissa Day
May 14, 2001
Dorothy M. Mason
May 14, 2001
Herbert W. Cooper
May 14, 2001
Joseph J. Cox
May 14, 2001
On the record
May 14, 2001
Scientology response
May 14, 2001
AD accolades
May 14, 2001
No line in the sand
May 14, 2001
Briefly___________________
May 14, 2001
Farmers Market open for the season More than farm-fresh produce was on sale Saturday at the opening of the Lawrence Farmers Market. LaVonne Nauman, left, Lawrence, looked over a basket made by Patricia Snow of Lawrence. The next Farmers Market session will be from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the city parking lot on Vermont Street between 10th and 11th streets. ___________________ Benefit Artist to be honored at Bert Nash benefit A Lawrence artist will be honored Friday during a benefit by the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center for creating the 18th annual Mental Health Month print. James Nedresky’s print “Winter Prairie, Douglas County,” will be on display from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday in the second floor meeting room of the mental health center, 200 Maine. Those attending will receive a signed copy of the print for a $25 contribution to the mental health center. Those donating $15 will receive a set of note cards. The event is being sponsored by the Bert Nash Endowment Board of Trustees. ___________________ Public health Former Lawrence resident chosen to direct institute David Steffen has been chosen as director of National Institute of Public Health Leadership, based in Chapel Hill, N.C. Steffen, who graduated from Lawrence High School in 1973, has served as director of public health in one of New Mexico’s four regions, centered in Las Cruces. He earned a doctorate in public health from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 2000, and also has earned an undergraduate degree from Valparaiso University and a master’s degree in nurse practitioner and public health administration from Yale University. Steffen is the son of Norm and Kay Steffen, Lawrence. ___________________ Literature Ottawa Library begins book discussion series Ottawa The Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory St., will offer a six-part book discussion series with the theme “Behold Our New Century: Early 20th-Century Visionaries” on Tuesday nights, beginning Tuesday and running through June 19. The series features books by and about the historical characters who will visit Ottawa June 22-26 as part of the traveling Great Plains Chautauqua. The series opens with Frederick Krebs of Johnson County Community College, who will lead a discussion of Andrew Carnegie’s “The Gospel of Wealth.” Subsequent discussions will include “Up From Slavery” by Booker T. Washington; “Ragtime” by E.L. Doctorow; “Mornings on Horseback,” a biography of Theodore Roosevelt by David McCullough; “Twenty Years at Hull-House” by Jane Addams; and “The Soul of the Indian” by Charles Eastman, whose Sioux name is Ohiyesa. The discussion series is free. ___________________ Crime Groundbreaking scheduled for juvenile facility Topeka and state officials, including Gov. Bill Graves, will attend groundbreaking ceremonies this month for a new 150-bed maximum security juvenile detention facility in north Topeka. Scheduled for completion in March 2004, the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex will be capable of housing up to 150 juveniles. A reception will be shortly before the ceremony, Thursday afternoon in a field just east of the Topeka Juvenile Correctional Facility. Also included in the 240,000-square-foot, $39.1 million facility will be a 60-bed diagnostic and classification center, where every boy and girl brought to the facility will undergo a 21-day evaluation. A 15-bed infirmary will provide medical treatment, including obstetric care. The facility will employ about 184 state and 76 contract employees.
TV cop at center of real murder
Robert Blake’s wife’s slaying puts actor into unwanted limelight
May 14, 2001
On TV’s “Baretta,” Robert Blake was the tough and cocky cop who always knew right from wrong.
76ers even series
Iverson scores 30 points in 84-79 win over Toronto
May 14, 2001
Nobody came close to scoring 50. The biggest shot in this game was the one that gave Allen Iverson 30.
James Ernest Smith
May 14, 2001
Doris Scraper
May 14, 2001
New review says headers safe
But nobody sure whether bouncing soccer ball off one’s head can cause permanent damage
May 14, 2001
A new review of research finds it’s safe for youngsters to head the ball during soccer games. But parents, coaches and scientists aren’t quite sure what to make of it.
Wilson services
May 14, 2001
Cardinals bash Cubs, 13-4
St. Louis sweeps Chicago for seventh consecutive victory
May 14, 2001
A perfect homestand put the defending NL Central champions back on top.