Archive for Friday, February 13, 2009

Also from February 13

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Young Jayhawk fan fights lung disease Dog agility show at 4-H fairgrounds County 4-H Club Day tradition The day in photos, Feb. 13, 2009 KU baseball media day
Podcasts
Polls
Did Marcus Morris deserve the technical he received in the Missouri game?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
49%
Yes
 
42%
Undecided
 
7%
Total 605
Would you quit smoking if your employer paid you a stipend to do it?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t smoke.
 
65%
Yes.
 
26%
No.
 
8%
Total 823
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Lawrence resident George Corn, 97, still makes time to play golf. In fact, Corn birdied a hole on Feb. 4 at the Orchards Golf Course. 97-year-old golfer’s got game
February 12, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Just as intended for a change, I took the club back slowly, led with the left side of my body, finished the swing high, and blasted a drive so majestic it was as if it leaped right out of the Golf Channel. It’s a shame nobody had the foresight to videotape it.
6:00 a.m.
Raymond Flory, second from left, takes to the floor with other square dancers from the Lone Star 4-H Club in 1948. Flory was a charter member of the club. Strong traditions keep 4-H’ers on their toes
February 13, 2009 in print edition on 3A
When many people think of 4-H, they think of the county fair. But there is another annual event that 4-H’ers work hard to prepare for; it’s called County 4-H Club Day and it’s Saturday. It’s a day when 4-H’ers give talks, dance, play instruments, sing or practice parliamentary procedure in front of judges and the public. They receive ribbons — purple is the best and white is the worst — from judges.
10:00 a.m.
Having lunch at Bigg’s BBQ, 2429 Iowa, on Thursday are, from left, Kansas University students Kelly Dixon, of Wichita, Katie Mowrey, of Lawrence, Joel Hanzlick, of Hill City, and KU graduate Mason Graham. Bigg’s is one of 17 locally owned restaurants, plus Checkers grocery store, that have created the Lawrence GiveBack Card program, which benefits charities as well as the cardholder. Dining program lets you give back
February 13, 2009 in print edition on 1A
If Lawrence residents maintain healthy appetites during these rough economic times, tens of thousands of dollars may be headed toward Lawrence social service agencies. A group of 17 locally owned restaurants and the Checkers grocery store have teamed up to create a free dining card program that will donate money directly to Lawrence nonprofit agencies.
2:00 p.m.
A Kansas University student makes his way toward the dorms on Daisy Hill in this file photo. Bill would put Regents in charge of college admission standards
February 12, 2009 in print edition on 6A
Several legislators Thursday expressed apprehension about a bill that would put the Kansas Board of Regents in charge of admissions standards at state universities, including Kansas University.
6:00 p.m.
Bonnie McLean, Enid, Okla., runs though an agility course with her dog Okl on Friday, Feb. 13, 2009 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. Dog agility contest livens up fairgrounds this weekend
February 13, 2009 in print edition on 1A
About 260 pure-bred dogs of all sizes and from across the Midwest are in town through Sunday competing in the American Kennel Club-sanctioned event where they jump over bars, run through tunnels and on top of objects.

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