Archive for Saturday, April 11, 2009

Also from April 11

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On the street
Photo galleries
2009 Spring Game KU baseball beats Oklahoma State Ex-Jayhawks impressed with KU football's transformation The day in photos, April 11, 2009
Who is your favorite current KU football player?

Poll results

Response Percent
Todd Reesing
Kerry Meier
Dezmon Briscoe
Darrell Stuckey
Jake Laptad
Jake Sharp
Total 1738

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Tom Harper has restored the 137-year-old former church at 10th and N.Y. Harper a realtor with Stephens Real Estate now is renting the property after the renovations. He’ll hold an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The little church that could: Longtime East Lawrence church undergoes aesthetic resurrection
April 10, 2009 in print edition on 1C
It started life as a German Methodist Episcopal Church in 1872. In the 137 years since, it has seen the death of at least five churches, was home to an indoor basketball court and nearly became a foreclosed-upon ghost. The small white building at 1000 N.Y. is nothing if not the little building that could.
6:00 a.m.
Matt Brungardt, who has served for six years as an associate principal at Lawrence High School, will take over as principal for Steve Nilhas, who is leaving the district at the end of June. New principal named at Lawrence High School
7:42 a.m., April 10, 2009 Updated 3:47 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Matt Brungardt was announced this week as the new principal of the school, 1901 La., known as “the home of the chesty lion.” He was selected from 20 applicants to lead 1,255 students and about 150 teachers beginning in July.
10:00 a.m.
Cabinet makers Leonard Higgins, left, and Cody Robertson pass some down time Friday by shooting hoops on a basketball court they have improvised at Tolar Cabinets. Work orders are down due to the recession. Employment trouble
April 11, 2009 in print edition on 1A
More signs have emerged that Lawrence is on a long losing streak when it comes to jobs, and that local job losses have been happening faster than in many other parts of the state.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas receiver Kerry Meier will take the field today for the first time since the 2008 Insight Bowl. In this file photo from Dec. 31, 2008, Kerry Meier puts a move on Minnesota defensive back Marcus Sherels during the second quarter of the Insight Bowl. FINAL: Johnathan Wilson posts 133 receiving yards; Blue team takes 20-7 victory in KU Spring Game
12:48 p.m., April 11, 2009 Updated 5:57 p.m.
KU football coach Mark Mangino also announced Saturday that running back Jocques Crawford was suspended for violation of team policy.

All stories

Worth a look
Some changes in university policies on parental notification are at least worth discussing.
April 11, 2009 in print edition on B6
Kansas University officials deserve credit for trying to address two difficult issues related to the recent death of a 19-year-old student.
Faith Forum: Why is Easter critical to the Christian faith?
April 11, 2009 in print edition on D1
Without Easter, Christianity a farce
OU softball roughs up KU
Sooners claim 8-0 rout; cancer benefit game today
April 11, 2009 in print edition on C8
Oklahoma run-ruled the Jayhawks, 8-0, at Arrocha Ballpark.