Archive for Monday, September 21, 2009

Also from September 21

Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, September 21, 2009 Pelicans go fishing at Clinton Lake
Polls
Out of KU's next three games, which do you feel will be the most difficult?

Poll results

Response Percent
vs. Southern Miss
 
54%
at Colorado
 
35%
vs. Iowa State
 
6%
Undecided
 
3%
Total 807
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Zigowst, a 32-year-old artist from Lawrence, works on The Globe, a former gasoline storage facility being painted by members of a Dutch artist group called the Toyists. The Toyists wear masks in public and don’t use their real names, saying the art produced by the whole group is more important than the egos of the individuals involved. Collective soulmates: Lawrence artist joins creative global movement
September 20, 2009 in print edition on 1D
For the sake of this story, his name is Zigowst.
6:00 a.m.
Sorting through this year’s crop of chestnuts, Debbie Milks, left, and Tina Haladay look for bad nuts at Chestnut Charlie’s, 1840 E. 1450 Road. Workers are already picking through rows of trees as harvest came early this year. Dedicated pickers harvest early crop of chestnuts
September 21, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Christmas came early this year for the annual crowd of chestnut pickers.
10:00 a.m.
A Lawrence transit bus pulls into a “turnout” along Ninth Street just west of Emery Road on Friday afternoon. The future of bus turnouts — which take buses out of traffic when stopping for passengers — hinges on available funding. Bus ‘turnouts’ may turn on funding
September 21, 2009 in print edition on 1A
As city crews work each day to fill potholes, check signs and keep traffic signals functioning properly — efforts designed to ensure the orderly, efficient and safe flow of pedestrians, bicycles and motor vehicles on Lawrence streets — one intermittent barrier remains built into the system. Stopped buses.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing (5) unloads as offensive lineman Sal Capra fends off Duke defensive end Patrick Egboh. Reesing threw for 338 yards against the Blue Devils and was sacked just once in the Jayhawks’ 44-16 victory on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Jayhawks slow to start
September 21, 2009 in print edition on 1B
While the Jayhawks have outscored opponents by a lopsided total of 127-26 this season, they hold a much less daunting 17-7 first-quarter advantage, as the team’s offense has typically taken some time to get comfortable.
6:00 p.m.
Lawrence High school     senior Gypsy Williams. Beyond labels: Lawrence teens get thrifty when it comes to fashion
September 21, 2009
With today’s economy, more and more teens are worrying about how they look on the outside rather than what name is sewn into the back of their clothing. Labels are losing importance, and thrift stores are getting teenaged foot traffic.

All stories

Chiefs hit new low
Russell, Raiders struggle … but win
September 21, 2009 in print edition on B1
JaMarcus Russell led the Raiders to an improbable 13-10 victory over the Chiefs.
Martin grabs win in Chase opener
Driver extends lead to 35 points over Hamlin, Johnson
September 21, 2009 in print edition on B2
When young drivers aren’t sure how to approach an on-track situation, they often ask themselves “What would Mark Martin do?”
Divorces granted
September 21, 2009 in print edition on A4
Divorces granted by the Douglas County District Court
Marriage licenses issued
September 21, 2009 in print edition on A4
Marriage licenses issued by the Douglas County District Court
Jerks
As long as out-of-control showoffs are allowed to ramble fairly unfettered, we’ll get more incivility.
September 21, 2009 in print edition on A7
It’s sorry enough that so many public figures are making fools of themselves with bad behavior. Every bit as unacceptable is that people in positions of responsibility are so reluctant or afraid to put these wayfarers in their place.
Pump patrol
September 21, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.27 at several stations.