Archive for Sunday, December 9, 2012

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12:18 a.m.
Heisman Trophy finalist Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M, poses with the Heisman Trophy following a news conference prior to the announcement of the winner, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams) Manziel is first freshman Heisman Trophy winner
December 8, 2012
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has won the Heisman Trophy, becoming the first freshman to win college football’s most prized individual award.
6:00 a.m.
The fieldhouse gets up for a breakaway jam from Kansas guard Ben McLemore during the first half on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Opinion: Ben McLemore also stands out when blending in
December 8, 2012
Kansas freshman guard Ben McLemore didn’t take the lead role for KU on Saturday, but he still delivered a complete performance in the Jayhawks’ rout over Colorado. By Tom Keegan • KU coach Bill Self audio • Box score
11:00 a.m.

Brothers Stephen Hill, left, and Justin Hill are pictured Wednesday on Stephen’s property, which overlooks much of central and east Lawrence. Stephen Hill, who is owner of the Bowersock Mills and Power Co., and Justin, who is president of the Lawrence Paper Co., are the grandsons of J.D. Bowersock, top photo, an influential industrialist who helped to shape the landscape of Lawrence beginning in the late 1800s. Lawhorn’s Lawrence: Bowersock name not forgotten to this family
December 9, 2012
He was a bit of everything of Lawrence in the late 1800s: “Master of the Kaw,” leading industrialist, mayor. But when it comes to remembering J.D. Bowersock today, don’t look to find a public plaque or a park or street named after him. Instead, you’ll probably have to turn to the Hill brothers, his great-grandsons who still carry on his business enterprises a century later. By Chad Lawhorn
6:00 p.m.
George Renault, of Lawrence, left, picks out a piece of aspen tree wood that Paul LaGue, of Tonganoxie, right, will carve into a hiking stick, at Saturday's Holiday Farmers' Market, which is in its 25th year. Holiday Farmers’ Market offers unusual array of gifts and goodies
December 8, 2012
When the Farmers’ Market gathers indoors for the last event of the year, vendors bring out a whole different array of foods and arts, from goat milk soap to boar bristle shaving brushes. By Ian Cummings
10:08 p.m.
A voter heads to a polling precinct at Central United Methodist Church before noon Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Is voter registration becoming obsolete?
December 9, 2012
With new voter ID laws, some now question the need for separate voter registration. By Peter Hancock

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