High winds challenge dogs at flying-disc competition
Despite blustery conditions Sunday at the 2002 Skyhoundz Hyperflite Championships, luck and training paid off for winning canine Cheyenne, a 3-year-old collie mix and therapy dog who won the flying-disc competition.
Recreation: Cooks to vie for barbecue title at 4th annual championship
The Lawrence Sertoma Club will have its Fourth Annual State Championship BBQ Cook-Off May 10-11 in Broken Arrow Park, 31st and Louisiana streets.
Forty-eight teams will compete for $4,800.
The categories are brisket, pork, ribs and chicken. Prizes will be awarded to grand champion, reserve champion and first through 10th places in each category. The champion will advance to the American Royal cookoff.
Breakfast, served by Chris Cakes, will be from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday. From 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the public can taste samples and choose the People's Choice winner.
Beginning at 11 a.m., Paul Kirk will give backyard barbecue demonstrations and show the audience how to make ribs and sauce.
Proceeds go to helping children and adults with speech, language and hearing disorders in Lawrence and Douglas County and to help with parks, city buildings and a variety of children's projects.
Recognition: Law enforcement agencies honor training center director
The director of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, operated by Kansas University Continuing Education, has been honored by a regional law enforcement group.
Ed Pavey, who has operated the center near Hutchinson since 1994, was given the Clarence M. Kelley Meritorious Service Award from the Kansas-Western Missouri FBI National Academy Associates.
Pavey started at the law enforcement center in 1989. Before that, he was with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department, retiring as captain and division commander in 1989.
Gasoline prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal
The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.27 at several stations in Lawrence.
If you find a lower price, call us at 832-7154. Be prepared to leave the name and address of the business and the price.