Keith Winter resigned his job as executive vice president of the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce to take a similar post in Amarillo, Texas. He was to leave early in 1970. He had been here since 1966.
The Kansas basketball team had entered the Big Eight preseason tournament in Kansas City with a 6-1 record but ended the old year with a 1-2 mark in the tourney after losing to Oklahoma and Nebraska and defeating Oklahoma State. The Jayhawks were to open their league season on Jan. 5 at Missouri.