Archive for Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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Bob Frederick memorial The day in photos, June 17, 2009 The history of Downtown Lawrence
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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
From left, Rob Parker-Ortley, 16, Anna Taylor, 14, and Sarina Farb, 15, all members of the Lawrence Youth Ensemble, rehearse a scene from “John Brown,” one of the skits from their original play, “Home on the Road,” in Watson Park. The ensemble will give three performances in parks around town Friday through Sunday. The nine-member cast wrote the play, a series of vignettes about Lawrence. Home of their own: Lawrence teens build confidence amid rehearsing theater production
June 16, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Ever wonder what it would be like to see Lawrence through the eyes of someone else?
6:00 a.m.
June 2009: Police Chief Ron Olin along with Lawrence Police work the scene of a possible attempted murder in the 1100 block of Hilltop Drive about 8 a.m. Tuesday. The police were called to the home about 1:10 a.m after a Lawrence woman reported that she had been beaten with a bat. Ex-husband, two children detained in connection with attack
11:09 a.m., June 16, 2009 Updated 7:02 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Police arrested a 15-year-old Lawrence boy and his 60-year-old father early Tuesday on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder in connection with an attack on the boy’s mother.
10:00 a.m.
A 1959 view of Massachusetts Street, looking south. Mass. St. metamorphosis: Looking at Downtown Lawrence’s ever-changing face
June 17, 2009 in print edition on 1E
It’s 5 p.m. on a Wednesday, nearly closing time for Rod Ernst. He sits in his hardware shop near the putty knives, arms folded. Not too long ago, tool shops dominated downtown, he says. “Used to be one on every corner,” he says, rocking in his chair. “They’re all gone.”
2:00 p.m.
Makala Williams, a senior at Eaton Academy charter school in Eastpointe, Mich., works her way around a corner as she and her classmates climb the rock wall at the Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center on the campus of Kansas University. The students, who have raised funds for KU’s Audio-Reader program, were able to experience some of the highlights of college life. They are staying on campus and visiting local and area attractions this week. Detroit students on field trip to KU
June 17, 2009 in print edition on 3A
It’s a once-in-a-lifetime trip that is changing the lives of some Detroit teenagers.
6:00 p.m.
Karen Glotzbach, left, of Lawrence, and friend Bev Herrman, Winchester, are co-owners of KB’s Smokehouse, a smoked-meats catering service. Glotzbach is an engineer and paramedic for Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical, and she tapped into her unique knowledge base to have McNeely Steel, of Leavenworth, custom-build KB’s smoker. Smoke signals: Firefighter puts her knowledge to use in barbecue business
June 17, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Karen Glotzbach’s life is literally up in smoke.

All stories

Genuine memories
Family, friends, community gather to celebrate Frederick
05:03 p.m., June 17, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on B1
Rarely, if at all, did Bob Frederick appear in public wearing shorts and a T-shirt. Frederick, in fact, may have made Beau Brummell look like a hobo.
Emergency workers hope to drive up blood donations
04:48 p.m., June 17, 2009 Updated 12:16 a.m. in print edition on A3
Local emergency workers will be battling for your blood next week.
Woods broke barrier, but what now?
June 17, 2009 in print edition on B2
Quick: Name the second-best African-American golfer in the world.
Another tax
June 17, 2009 in print edition on A11
To the editor: Add or raise “user fees”? You mean, raise taxes.
Money politics
Ideas may be important in an election campaign, but money is the key.
June 17, 2009 in print edition on A10
Strong, competitive election campaigns benefit voters and promote good government.
Long, tough test awaits
Woods proclaims U.S. Open course ‘all you could want’
June 17, 2009 in print edition on B7
Tiger Woods says Bethpage Black — site of this year’s U.S. Open — is the toughest course tee-to-green golfers have faced.
Digital newspaper archive hits 1 million pages online
Kansas receives grant to add to historical record
June 17, 2009 in print edition on A6
“Flying Machine that will Work: Ohio Boys have Solved a Big Mechanical Problem,” reads a headline from the Palestine Daily Herald in Texas.
Documentary covers effort to lay grave mystery to rest
In case involving insurance fraud from late 1800s, body buried in Oak Hill Cemetery was exhumed
June 17, 2009 in print edition on A3
It was a century-old mystery about who was buried in a Lawrence grave.