Archive for Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Bill Klimas, a Reuter Organ employee, adjusts organ pipes March 31 at First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway. The church spent seven years repairing and updating its organ, and will be unveiled for the first time Easter Sunday.  Vital organ: Church spends 7 years refurbishing instrument
12:00 a.m., April 8, 2012 Updated 12:49 p.m.
The façade of First Presbyterian Church has been likened to Bethlehem on more than one occasion. During Tracy Resseguie’s seven-year process of repairing and updating the church’s pipe organ, he realized the church needed a star of its own.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas junior basketball player Thomas Robinson waves to the crowd after he declared for the NBA Draft on Monday during a press conference with KU coach Bill Self and Robinson's sister Jayla, pictured at right. T-Rob making best of it
April 10, 2012
Media Day, Oct. 15, 2009, Thomas Robinson sat alone on a chair on the Allen Fieldhouse floor as reporters mined bigger names such as Sherron Collins, Cole Aldrich and Tyshawn Taylor for quotes.
10:00 a.m.
Six Lawrence elementary schools are being considered for consolidation. They are, clockwise from left, Sunset Hill, Kennedy, Hillcrest, New York, Pinckney and Cordley Elementary. Lawrence school board votes to keep all elementaries open for now, but issue likely to return
April 9, 2012
Lawrence’s smallest elementary schools will stay open — for now.
2:00 p.m.
Sheriff's officers walk around a mobile home looking for occupants on Friday, April 6, 2012 at the River View Trailer Park. City inspectors have condemned six of the mobile homes for various code violations. Mobile homes at Riverview Trailer Park declared unfit for habitation
April 9, 2012
A local family with five children is still seeking a new home after city inspectors declared their trailer at a North Lawrence mobile home park uninhabitable last week.
5:16 p.m.
Sheriff's officers walk around a mobile home looking for occupants on Friday, April 6, 2012 at the River View Trailer Park. City inspectors have condemned six of the mobile homes for various code violations. Another five mobile homes at the Riverview Trailer Park declared unfit to live in
April 10, 2012
Another five mobile homes at the Riverview Trailer Park in North Lawrence were declared Tuesday to be unfit for habitation, and city inspectors said the possibility exists the entire park may be closed.
6:00 p.m.
Nutritious: Sarah made an early spring chopped salad with potatoes, romaine, asparagus, hard-boiled eggs, olives and avocado. Delicious/Nutritious: Easter leftovers
April 9, 2012
Have a dozen or more hard-boiled eggs in the fridge now that Easter is over? Megan and Sarah have some suggestions to use them up.

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Camper action
Lawrence city commissioners should approve an ordinance aimed at removing the unsightly campers that have taken up residence in South Park.
April 10, 2012
Every once in a while, city officials face a specific problem that requires a specific legal solution.