Archive for Sunday, August 16, 2009

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12:00 a.m.
The Rev. Vincent krische, who ran the St. Lawrence Catholic Center for 28 years, has returned to Lawrence after serving as a priest at St. Ann Parish, Prairie Village. Back on campus: Vincent Krische returns to help Catholic center he directed for 28 years
August 15, 2009 in print edition on 1D
The last thing on Monsignor Vincent Krische’s mind when he decided to retire was sitting around on a beach somewhere. No, when the longtime Lawrence priest, who spent 28 years at the St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center, decided to call it a formal career at 71 this spring, relaxation wasn’t at the top of his list.
6:00 a.m.
Crash: A look at the frequency, locations and other factors involved in wrecks in Lawrence
August 16, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Accidents happen. In fact, thousands of traffic accidents happen every year in Lawrence.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas University sophomore Sarah Hicks, Bennington, searches Friday for a spot to hang her poster of country music star Taylor Swift with her younger brother Josh Hicks, 16, in Tower A of Jayhawker Towers Apartments. Renovations to Tower A involve new bedroom fixtures, kitchen appliances and kitchen fixtures. KU unveils renovated Jayhawker Towers
August 16, 2009 in print edition on 1B
As cars, pickup trucks and U-Hauls pulled up to Jayhawker Towers on Friday crammed with furniture and other belongings, Stephanie Chase took a break from moving to look at her newly renovated apartment.
2:00 p.m.
Woody Park, which sits just north of Lawrence Memorial Hospital and has been home to many a neighborhood baseball game, could become a parking lot. That suggestion has raised concerns among members of the Pinckney Neighborhood Association. Among their concerns is the idea that in losing the park, named for Elgin Woody Sr., Lawrence is losing a piece of its history. Woody Park’s supporters plead for new parking lot elsewhere
August 16, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Pinckney Neighborhood residents urged Lawrence Memorial Hospital to build up instead of out so as to spare Woody Park.
6:00 p.m.
Lawrence artist Marty Speer, the great-great grandson of abolitionist John Speer, arranges drawings along a sketching board at the Murphy-Bromelsick House located in Hobbs Park. Relative history: Descendant of abolitionist hopes to spread word about family’s past
August 16, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Marty Speer grew up hearing the stories, but he didn’t pay much attention to them.

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People in the news
August 16, 2009 in print edition on D5
George Michael involved in car crash
Back to school
It’s time to welcome university students for another year and send a special welcome to Kansas University’s new chancellor.
August 16, 2009 in print edition on B6
The opening of fall semester at Kansas University always is an exciting time, but the arrival of a new chancellor on Mount Oread raises the sense of anticipation even higher this year.
August 16, 2009 in print edition on D3
A list of New York Times best-sellers.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘Five A.M.’
August 16, 2009 in print edition on D3
A poem by Beverly Boyd
Tiny in-home art gallery big hit
August 16, 2009 in print edition on D4
Behind the mustache, he’s pasty-gray, with a rifle laid beside him in his coffin.
Sloppy start
Haley’s K.C. debut spoiled
August 16, 2009 in print edition on C1
There’s nothing like playing the first preseason game in a driving rain to cause a lot of slipping and sliding and missed assignments.