Archive for Thursday, September 10, 2009

Also from September 10

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
2009 Main Street Live: Tonganoxie 1954 centennial pageant
How much do you spend on a typical barber or salon visit, including tip?

Poll results

Response Percent
$11 to $20
$31 o $50
$1 to $10
$21 to $30
$51 to $100
More than $100
Total 1350

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Madécasse, a company that produces country-of-origin chocolate bars and vanilla in Madagascar, is run by Lawrence High School graduate Brett Beach. The products are available at Au Marche, 931 Mass., and other Lawrence locations. Chocolate connection: LHS grad’s company yields sweet benefits for people of Madagascar
September 9, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Most anyone who dabbles in food will tell you that good ingredients are the foundation for good food.
6:00 a.m.
September 2009: Lawrence Police chief Ron Olin, from left, Douglas County Sheriff Ken McGovern, Kansas University Public Safety Office Chief Ralph Oliver and Kansas Attorney General Steve Six visit during a forum on personal safety Wednesday at Kansas University. Rapist in string of attacks likely spying on women first, officials say at sexual assault forum
1:12 p.m., September 9, 2009 Updated 1:49 p.m. in print edition on 3A
New details emerged Wednesday about a serial rapist whom law enforcement has connected to 13 attacks in Lawrence and Manhattan dating back to 2001.
10:00 a.m.
A pair horses pull this group down Mass. St. in the centennial parade in 1954. Hank Brown is playing the trumpet and Byrona Wiley and Melba Still are dressed as Keystone Kops. City’s 1954 centennial pageant inspires new vision
September 10, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Clenece Hills can picture the type of party that the community could throw atop Sesquicentennial Point to celebrate the state’s 150th birthday in 2011.
11:01 a.m.
Online chat
New Lawrence superintendent Rick Doll to chat
September 10, 2009
New Lawrence public schools superintendent Rick Doll will take your questions on Thursday, September 10 at 11 a.m.
2:00 p.m.
 Meet the Tweeple
September 9, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Judging solely by the sheer volume of silly variations on its name, Twitter has arrived as a full blown cultural force…

All stories

Parkinson puts major KPERS changes on the table
Gov.: Pension woes may force changes
02:53 p.m., September 10, 2009 Updated 01:01 a.m. in print edition on A4
Gov. Mark Parkinson says funding problems for the state pension fund may force changes in its benefit plans, even for current participants.
Pilot curbside recycling plan gains traction
Program could offer service for up to 2,000 homes in 2010
September 10, 2009 in print edition on A3
A city-run curbside recycling program may be coming to a curb near you in 2010.
September 10, 2009 in print edition on B9
Agriculture futures were mixed Wednesday.
Computer reported stolen
September 10, 2009 in print edition on A4
A 25-year-old Lawrence woman reported Tuesday burglary and theft.
Pump patrol
September 10, 2009 in print edition on A3
he Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.32 at several stations.
Drawing the lines
The city should place a higher priority on repainting lane markings on Lawrence streets.
September 10, 2009 in print edition on A8
City officials seem a bit cavalier about the importance of properly maintaining the lines that mark driving lanes on Lawrence streets.
Lighted courts
September 10, 2009 in print edition on A9
To the editor: Another controversy has arisen regarding lights for the new tennis courts.
Retiree haven?
September 10, 2009 in print edition on A9
To the editor: Whenever I read or hear what a wonderful town Lawrence is for retirees, I laugh.