Archive for Saturday, August 29, 2009

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Volunteer workers Fred McElhenie, left, and Larry Rankin remove some walls Monday  during renovations to a building at 330 Maine, where Health Care Access plans to relocate from 1920 Moodie Road. The organization still needs to raise about $80,000 before moving into the new location. Health Care Access Clinic still looking for funding to grow operation
August 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Health Care Access still needs to raise about $80,000 before it can relocate its clinic into a bigger space.
6:00 a.m.
Margaret Tran, a Kansas University senior from Derby, left, and Cindy Vu, a sophomore from Wichita, coordinators of the Earth Campus Garden, work in the garden Thursday in the 1300 block of Louisiana Street. The garden produce is donated to people who need it. Douglas County Commissioner Nancy Thellman would like to form a local food policy council to better coordinate various gardening efforts and strengthen the region as a hub for locally grown food. Growing an economic development opportunity
August 29, 2009 in print edition on 1A
It’s a garden near the center of Lawrence, surrounded by houses, campus buildings, asphalt and concrete.
10:00 a.m.
From left, defendant Chris Windler and his lawyer Brian Johnson listen to opening statements Friday at a hearing in the city’s case against Club Axis, 821 Iowa. The city argued that the club violated a court order, and has therefore been operating illegally. Judge finds Club Axis in violation of court order
2:29 p.m., August 28, 2009 Updated 2:47 p.m. in print edition on 1B
Douglas County District Judge Michael Malone issued the ruling Friday against Club Axis, 821 Iowa, and will consider issuing sanctions against the establishment next month.
2:00 p.m.
A bunch of bicycle riders make their way south on Iowa Street in 2009. They were part of a monthly effort called “Critical Mass” that  promoted bicycle awareness. Cyclists unite for Critical Mass
August 29, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Dozens of bicyclists hit the streets of Lawrence on Friday evening, hoping to raise awareness of their presence on our roadways.
6:00 p.m.
The Rev. Paul McLain waves incense at the parishioners of the Solemn High Mass at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt. The smell of the incense aims to invoke the presence of God. Mass appeal: Old-style service drawing young crowd
August 29, 2009 in print edition on 1D
When introducing a new service these days, most churches seem to go the rock ‘n’ roll route — something new to bring in a younger crowd. To say that Trinity Episcopal Church went in another direction might be a bit of an understatement.

All stories

KU football releases updated depth chart
Thorson’s boost highlights changes
02:31 p.m., August 29, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on C1
The Kansas football team released an updated depth chart Saturday, one week before the season-opener against Northern Colorado.
Mandated decency
Did Rick Pitino apologize out of conscience or because his president made him do so?
August 29, 2009 in print edition on B6
What is that magic elixir that seems to cause major celebrities to believe they can avoid or at least skirt the rules of decency that govern the great majority of people?
Teachers seek to spread hope
August 29, 2009 in print edition on B7
How do you respond to a student who blurts out that she’s pregnant and afraid to tell her mother?
Tyler still auditioning for K.C.
August 29, 2009 in print edition on C1
He has the right body type to play nose tackle, and the perfect name — Tank Tyler.