Archive for Thursday, October 8, 2009

Also from October 8

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Philippines relief effort Aberdeen Apartments fire submitted photos Aberdeen Apartments South fire The day in photos, October 8, 2009
Polls
A Lawrence radio station switched its format from rock to country music on Thursday. Which music do you prefer, country or rock?

Poll results

Response Percent
Rock
 
55%
Country
 
31%
Neither
 
12%
Total 1409
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas University alumnus Matt Bunch is a horticulturist at the Heartland Harvest Garden at Powell Gardens in Kingsville, Mo. He is pictured among banana trees in one of the garden’s greenhouses. Bunch was recently profiled in The American Gardener magazine for work at the harvest garden. The cover is pictured below. Heartland’s harvest: KU graduate a national figure in sustainable gardening movement
October 7, 2009 in print edition on 1C
The little white puff ball sneaks up on Matt Bunch. Grinning, he bends down to pluck it from the burgundy Venus fly trap mouth from whence it came.
6:00 a.m.
Door-to-door visits to residential homes in October are typically of the spooky sort around Halloween. But John Kary, 2313 E. 27th Terrace, has been treated to recent visits by door-to-door salespeople. From selling fraudulent subscriptions to not having a city license, door-to-door salespeople are making mischief in Lawrence. Door-to-door sales on upswing in Lawrence
October 7, 2009
John Kary is getting a bit frustrated by all the salespeople showing up lately on his east Lawrence doorstep.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence Fire and Medical work the scene of an early morning fire at the Aberdeen Apartments South at 4700 W. 27th. Some residents reported a lighting strike around 12:30 a.m. The fire department was called at 5:50 a.m. The second floor had heavy fire and water damage. Lightning sparks fire at Aberdeen South
7:06 a.m., October 8, 2009 Updated 9:11 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Jennifer Goode woke up to the sound of a loud crash of thunder Thursday morning as a storm rolled through Lawrence.
5:44 p.m.
Joel Pfannenstiel fires a dodgeball during a Bleeding Kansas Dodgeball League game at the East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St. Shootout at Dodge: Bleeding Kansas Dodgeball brings the pain in a hail of rubber balls
October 8, 2009
Dodgeball is dangerous. Sure, you might think it’s just a kid’s game alongside tiddlywinks or Red Rover — but don’t be fooled. The moment they set foot on the court, players are susceptible to being hurt or humiliated…

All stories

Aldrich, Collins honored together
Top players together in everything, class included
10:11 a.m., October 8, 2009 Updated 01:14 a.m. in print edition on B1
The Big 12’s Preseason Co-Players of the Year happen to be bosom buddies.
No sympathy for Polanski
October 8, 2009 in print edition on A9
Somebody please help me with this. Obviously, I’m missing something.
The Lied gem
A gift announced Tuesday will allow the Lied Center gem to sparkle even brighter across the state.
October 8, 2009 in print edition on A8
The donors who made the Lied Center possible intended for the facility to be used to share performing arts and education with everyone in Kansas.