Archive for Saturday, May 23, 2009

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Nikki White, executive director of Health Care Access, is pictured in front of the clinic, 330 Maine, in 2009. Health Care Access hopes to relocate near Lawrence Memorial Hospital
May 21, 2009 in print edition on 3A
A clinic that provides medical care for uninsured Douglas County residents is in critical need of space and the community’s help.
6:00 a.m.
Lachesis muta, or bushmaster More snake searching yields no results
2:55 p.m., May 22, 2009 Updated 4:11 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A search for a potentially poisonous snake spotted this week at Haskell Indian Nations University produced no results, the school’s safety officer said Friday.
10:00 a.m.
Traffic moves Ninth Street on Wednesday evening. The city is planning to improve this stretch of road between Tennessee and Iowa streets. Project underway to smooth, improve Ninth Street
May 22, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Ninth Street is about to get an overhaul designed to preserve the road, keep drivers from running into one another and — perhaps most noticeable of all — smooth out the irritating rumble strip that runs downhill toward downtown Lawrence.
2:00 p.m.
Bishop Seabury Academy graduate Liam Smith gives a bear hug to secretary Betsy Alford during the graduation ceremony Friday for the class of 2009 in the school’s gymnasium. When asked of her position at the school, Alford replied, “I’m the secretary; they’re all my babies.” Bishop Seabury grads step out with style … and a hug
May 23, 2009 in print edition on 1B
For Jefferson Wagner, Bishop Seabury Academy’s graduation Friday was bittersweet. “I kind of feel empty because I don’t really have anything to do now, but college is starting, so I guess it’ll be filled soon enough,” said Wagner, who will be at Neumont University in Utah studying computer sciences next fall.
6:00 p.m.
Members of Veritas Christian School’s 2009 graduating class are recognized in front of the crowd after receiving diplomas. Pictured from left are graduates Kirsten Bennett, Rebekah Finger, John Hicks, Jeremiah Johnson, Danielle Marsh, Taelyr Shelton, Hannah Walton and Taylor Zook. Close-knit group of 8 celebrate graduation
May 23, 2009 in print edition on 1B
The members of Veritas Christian School’s 2009 graduating class may be moving forward, but Friday evening they celebrated the past at the school’s commencement. The eight-student group officially finished their stint at Veritas Christian with a hourlong ceremony at Stony Point Hall near Baldwin City. Two students delivered speeches reflecting on their years at Veritas, and the keynote speaker was a 1989 graduate of the high school.

All stories

Faith Forum: Is there a proper way to talk to God?
May 23, 2009 in print edition on D1
Prayer is to reach within
James’ epic three lifts Cavs
MVP’s last-second miracle catapults Cleveland
May 23, 2009 in print edition on C8
The Cleveland Cavaliers needed a miracle. LeBron James delivered.