Archive for Sunday, October 3, 2010

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12:00 a.m.
Owen Phariss waves to the crowd after being crowned homecoming king during halftime of Free State’s football game Friday night. Audrey Hughes, left, and Rachel Heeb, right, tied for homecoming queen honors. Free State lost the football game to Shawnee Mission East, 28-21. A crowning achievement: FSHS homecoming opens new door
October 2, 2010 in print edition on 1A
As the public address announcer named the 2010 Free State High School homecoming king, Nancy Holmes said it felt as if her heart had jumped out of her chest. Her son Owen Phariss, a senior at Free State, was voted king by his classmates Friday night — a vote that took more than 800 signatures to cast.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas tight end Tim Biere falls backwards after colliding with Baylor safety Mike Hicks (17) during the fourth quarter Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. At right is Baylor defensive back Mikail Baker. Programs headed in opposite directions
October 3, 2010 in print edition on 1C
It didn’t in any way feel like just one game. It felt like a college football program on the rise mauling one on the decline. It left no room for ambiguity. Baylor football sits at one level, Kansas University football another. Don’t forget to include Baylor when listing the schools Kansas must stand behind when knocking on the doors of football recruits from Texas.
10:00 a.m.
Rally, a certified service dog for ministerial purposes, mingles with residents and staff at Presbyterian Manor last month. From left are resident Carol Floersch, health services LPN Kristin Morrell, and chaplain Dottie Scholtz, Rally's owner. Rally started making the rounds with Dotty about six weeks ago when she started as chaplain at the facility. Service dog a faithful friend to residents
October 3, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Carol Floersch enjoys living at Presbyterian Manor but until recently, she lacked something very important in her life — animals.
2:00 p.m.
Parents Jim and Holli Joyce, Lawrence, are only a couple blocks away from their son Alek, now a freshman at Kansas University, but it feels much farther. The family is adjusting the change in their family. Jim and Alek were photographed Saturday on the KU campus. Making a smooth transition: Parents find new role when kids enter college
October 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Making the transition from going to Free State High School to attending Kansas University has been smooth for KU freshman Alek Joyce and his parents.
6:00 p.m.
Haven Shelton, 4, Lawrence, was invited to wear a "princess cape" while watching a Viking living-history demonstration at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The exhibit was part of Saturday’s Nordic Heritage Festival. Festival celebrates Scandinavian history
October 3, 2010 in print edition on 1B
With long beards and long hair, Kansas City, Mo., residents Caleb May and Stephen Holdeman — dressed in traditional Nordic costumes — looked the part of real Vikings at Saturday’s ninth annual Nordic Heritage Festival.

All stories

Man proud of thriftiness at job — and at home
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B2
Meet the evangelist of frugality.
Historic ranch up for auction
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B8
A historic slice of Flint Hills is about to go on the auction block.
Funding out of balance
Kansas legislators should be embarrassed by figures revealed in a recent legislative audit.
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B6
A legislative audit released on Thursday should be a wakeup call for Kansas lawmakers.
Baker rolls, 63-10
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C3
The Baker football team routed Culver-Stockton, 63-10, on Saturday.
Free speech cases top Supreme Court docket
Anti-gay protests at funerals among issues to be heard
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A4
First Amendment cases top the Supreme Court’s docket as it begins a new term with a new justice and three women on the bench for the first time.
Advocates lobby for amendment approval
Kansas Constitution now allows Legislature to revoke voting rights of mentally ill
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A1
Under the Kansas Constitution, state legislators could approve a law that would exclude people with mental illnesses from voting.
Poet’s showcase: ‘Pond I Pass’
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D3
There is a pond I pass on mornings