Archive for Sunday, February 1, 2009

Also from February 1

Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Friends and Neighbors, February 2009 Prosecutor Amy McGowan The day in photos, Feb. 1, 2009 Kansas football awards ceremony Veritas girls vs. Midland Veritas boys vs. Midland Free State girls vs. Hutchinson
Polls
Have you changed your eating and grocery buying habits as a result of the recent salmonella outbreak?

Poll results

Response Percent
No.
 
80%
Yes.
 
19%
Total 689
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Mrs. Robert Palmer, left, and Mrs. George Lauppe, show the new uniforms adopted by the Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, Inc. in this Journal-World file photo. They were the first nurses to work for the nonprofit agency that officially opened Feb. 2, 1969. VNA celebrates milestone
January 30, 2009 in print edition on 1B
A nurse who had moved to Lawrence from the East Coast had a vision for her new community. She had worked for a visiting nurses association where nurses provided care inside a patient’s home. She wanted to offer that same service in Lawrence.
6:00 a.m.
Olympia Tyner, clinic assistant for the Women, Infants and Children program at Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, prepares Wednesday to weigh and measure 18-month-old Arely Lopez-Garcia. Arely’s mother, Maria Alicia Garcia, is pictured at left. The health department has cut $204,840 from its budget and raised fees. Feeling the pain
February 1, 2009 in print edition on 1A
When it comes to lack of funding, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is experiencing a triple whammy. The department, which provides essential public health services to Douglas County residents, depends on funding from the state and federal government, as well as the city and county. For 2009, it received a $1,000 increase in local funding — a drop in the bucket when dealing with a $3.2 million budget.
10:00 a.m.
From left, Alissa Sutter, Kansas City, Mo., Sean Maher and Sarah Hinman, both of Lawrence, try to choose which ceramic pieces to purchase during the annual Souper Bowl Saturday, a benefit for the Lawrence Arts Center ceramics program. More than 800 bowls were available at the sale in the main gallery of the arts center. Souper Bowl scoops up funds
February 1, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Brian Horsch stood back Saturday afternoon and watched while those attending the annual Souper Bowl Saturday event inspected his work. Among the hundreds of bowls that sat on display at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., were his creations of animal sculptures and boxes. Of the 20 pieces he had brought to the event, only a few remained. “It’s very strange,” Horsch said of his first experience of having his work up for sale.
4:07 p.m.
Crews with I-CON Underground were installing a sewer line material that goes over existing lines without having to excavate the ground for access. The blue polyester material will become a Cured-In-Place-Pipe. City cuts costs by relining sewers
February 1, 2009 in print edition on 1B
A sewer-maintenance company has been leaving bright green signs on the doors of Lawrence residents. And those who haven’t received theirs yet will in the next 10 years. The sign — from I-CON Underground — notifies the resident of a scheduled sewer-line reconstruction. It usually states the project will last all day and cut off the residence’s access to the main sewer line for that time.

All stories

Happy birthday, VNA
For 40 years, Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care has provided caring help to thousands of local residents.
February 1, 2009 in print edition on B6
On Monday, the community will celebrate the 40th birthday of a nonprofit agency whose service to Douglas County stretches as long as its name.
Book helps readers make jewelry
February 1, 2009 in print edition on D4
There’s handmade jewelry and then there’s, literally, handmade jewelry.
KU football focuses on future
Jayhawks celebrate season, but stress there’s more work to be done
February 1, 2009 in print edition on C1
Kansas University’s football team celebrated its 8-5 season with a forward-looking awards ceremony at the Lied Center.