Archive for Sunday, August 2, 2009

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Tracie Morris, left, and Olelah Mae Morris bring their church bulletins to Carlos O’Kelly’s Mexican Restaurant, 707 W. 23rd St., on Sundays to receive a 10 percent discount. Feeding the masses: Lawrence restaurants offer discounts to church crowd
August 1, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Sundays often are a day of rest, and Tracie Morris wouldn’t mind taking that idea literally. But it’s hard to take a break with a family of six under her roof, all hungry after a morning spent at the Indian Avenue Baptist Church, 146 Indian Ave. “Sundays are a day I don’t like to cook if I don’t have to,” Morris says.
6:00 a.m.
Douglas County fairgoers wait in line for carnival rides at the 2008 Douglas County Fair as the Zondar rises into the night sky. The fair got underway Saturday and will continue through the week. Douglas County Fair offers plenty of offbeat events
July 31, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The Douglas County Fair is officially underway at Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets.
10:00 a.m.
Second-year medical student Chris Cassidy visits with a patient at the JayDoc Free Clinic run by Kansas University Medical School students at 340 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Kan. Student and doctor volunteers have recently expanded the health clinic’s availability. Practice makes proficient
August 2, 2009 in print edition on 1B
It’s a place where a Kansas University physical therapy student can hear a lecture about torn ACL tendons in the morning, and then have the chance to help patients recover from them that same evening.
5:30 p.m.
Workers Jorge Simental, right, Santos Hernandez and Roberto Laon fill fence post holes with concrete Thursday as construction continues on the new football field adjacent to Bishop Seabury Academy. The field will also be used for physical education classes. Bishop Seabury plans sports upgrades
August 2, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Athletic fields at Lawrence’s public high schools aren’t the only ones getting a summer makeover.
8:30 p.m.
Amy Hecker, physician assistant at Lawrence Orthopedic Surgery Center, left, confers with patient Chase McElhaney, right, Thursday after Chase had a cast removed from a healed broken ankle. Orthopedic specialists put Lawrence on the cutting edge
August 2, 2009 in print edition on 1A
As the population ages, the need for doctors who can take care of aching bones and joints is rising.

All stories

Crabtree a no-show at camp
Ex-Texas Tech star, San Francisco still working on contract
August 2, 2009 in print edition on C6
Michael Crabtree was a no-show at San Francisco 49ers training camp Saturday.
Replacing Gonzalez daunting
Cast of TEs, WRs, RBs to pick up slack
August 2, 2009 in print edition on C1
Trent Green did it. Damon Huard, too. Even Brodie Croyle in his limited time under center.
Midwest a recession ‘safe zone’
August 2, 2009 in print edition on A1
Carl Rupp and his neighbors follow the old rancher’s creed: “Keep your money in your pocket.”
Universities hoping other shoe won’t drop
Budget cuts already have put higher ed on shaky footing
August 2, 2009 in print edition on A1
In budget talk, there’s fat, there’s muscle, and there’s bone.
New headstone honors a near-forgotten Civil War soldier
August 2, 2009 in print edition on B5
People can now find John A. Beasley.
Low Medal of Honor count questioned
August 2, 2009 in print edition on A5
Eight years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Air Force veteran’s remains returned home after 41 years
August 2, 2009 in print edition on B8
Johnny is coming home.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘Movement Into Light’
August 2, 2009 in print edition on D3
Weekly feature of a local poet.