Archive for Monday, March 19, 2012

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor goes wild after a three by teammate Elijah Johnson, left, put the Jayhawks up by one for their first lead of the game against Purdue during the second half on Sunday, March 18, 2012 at CenturyLink Center in Omaha. Elijah Johnson comes up big for KU
March 19, 2012
In the final 3:12 of KU’s 63-60 victory against Purdue, which advanced the Jayhawks to a Sweet 16 match-up against North Carolina State, Johnson sensed somebody had to make things happen, and he didn’t see any reason not to be that somebody.
11:00 a.m.
Father Tom Fangman claps during Mass at Sacred Heart Church in Omaha, Neb. Fangman is a 1985 Kansas University graduate and joins in the Rock Chalk chant during certain Masses at his parish. Rock Chalk Mass: Omaha priest shares KU allegiance with his church, congregation
March 18, 2012
They say it takes a little luck to get through March Madness and into the Final Four. But there’s a man at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in north Omaha who believes a little holy devotion can help, too.
6:00 p.m.
Pediatrician Anne Van Garsse, left, and dietitian Shannon Jones are pictured in an examination room March 6 at their clinic, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, a weight loss clinic for overweight children and teens, 346 Maine. The two opened the clinic last July. BMI busters: Pediatrician, dietitian start children’s weight loss clinic
March 19, 2012
Sudden inspiration hit pediatrician Anne Van Garsse last year while she was strolling through a local department store. Van Garsse, who has been practicing in Lawrence for 10 years, wanted to help families struggling with obesity. She called a friend, dietitian Shannon Jones, and the two joined forces to start a pediatric and adolescent weight management clinic.
10:00 p.m.
Jody Steiner, right, helps Eudora resident Peggy Brizendine check out while Velma Jahn, Eudora, browses through clothes during a garage sale at 3018 Harper St. on Saturday, March 10, 2012. A buyer’s and seller’s guide to garage sales
March 19, 2012
Kristen Hayes normally plans ahead a little bit more when she holds garage sales. Earlier this month, though, her garage sale was spur-of-the-moment. She was driving home from work on a Friday afternoon and saw garage sale signs posted up in her neighborhood. As a mother of young children, she said she is always ready for a garage sale. The weather was beautiful, so she went for it.

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Lasting legacy
A local businesswoman made sure her commitment to Lawrence and KU will last far beyond her lifetime.
March 19, 2012
Sidney Garrett cared about Lawrence and, at her death, she made sure more than a dozen local organizations and Kansas University entities knew how much.