Archive for Sunday, May 9, 2010

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12:00 a.m.
 Jim Huber sits in silence with other Quakers at the Oread Friends Meeting. The silence of the Quakers
May 8, 2010 in print edition on 1D
There is nothing obvious at all except the silence. Every Sunday, or First Day, as they refer to it, the members of the Oread Friends Meeting sit on long wooden pews or individual chairs set in a circle around a bare white room.
6:00 a.m.
As part of the 100th Anniversary of Boys Scouts, area Cub and Boy Scouts planted more than 300 trees and shrubs along a stretch of the Burroughs Creek Trail on Saturday. Scouts help plant more than 300 trees along east city trail
May 9, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Area troops in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts teamed up with the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department to plant trees Saturday along the Burroughs Creek Trail in East Lawrence.
10:00 a.m.
Loring Henderson, right, director of the Lawrence Community Shelter, talks with part-time counselor Matt Stephens before the nightly lottery for beds at the homeless shelter at 10th and Kentucky streets. A proposed move of the shelter to a location next to the Douglas County Jail will face its last hurdles at this week's city commission meeting. The greater share of honor
May 9, 2010 in print edition on 1A
In a quiet downtown cafe, Loring Henderson quotes Shakespeare over a cup of iced coffee.
2:00 p.m.
Kelli Bates, of Lawrence, is a busy stay-at-home mom with her two boys, Max, 6 and Levi, 4. She’s expecting her third child this week. A mother’s work is never done — and rarely valued at its true worth
May 9, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Ask Kelli Bates about the work of a mother never being done, and she couldn’t agree more.
6:00 p.m.
Former Kansas University forward Darnell Jackson, far right, poses for a high school graduation photo in 2004 in Oklahoma City with his late mother, Shawn (middle), brother Evan (behind), family friend Don Davis (behind left) and former KU basketball player and fellow Oklahoman J.R. Giddens. Jackson recently spoke openly regarding the death of his mother, which occurred a little more than a month ago. Dearly missed: Jackson opens up about his mother’s tragic passing
May 9, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Grief-stricken Darnell Jackson collapsed onto his late mother Shawn’s bed, tears welling in his eyes. “I lay down, smelled her sheets, moved the pillows back, and the only thing I saw was a couple words she left on a sheet of paper: ‘Please watch over my kids.’”

All stories

The greater share of honor
After varied and successful career, shelter director not ready to walk away from mission
May 9, 2010 in print edition on A1
In a quiet downtown cafe, Loring Henderson quotes Shakespeare over a cup of iced coffee.
Will Woods ever be the same?
May 9, 2010 in print edition on C2
Hank Haney spent Friday in Las Vegas, teaching a comedian how to play golf.
Around and about in local business
May 9, 2010 in print edition on E1
Around and about in local business
Business as usual
It’s too late for legislators to be creative about raising state revenue so get ready for a sales tax increase.
May 9, 2010 in print edition on B6
It’s both frustrating and ironic to see members of the Kansas Legislature applying a sales-tax sledgehammer to the state’s budget woes rather than being willing to tap into other revenue-producing options.
Conservatives, Liberal Dems mull pact
May 9, 2010 in print edition on A7
Within days, Britain may have something it hasn’t seen since World War II — a coalition government.
City commission agenda for May 11
May 9, 2010 in print edition on B5
Economic policies to be discussed