Archive for Monday, July 8, 2013

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12:27 a.m.
Wyatt Forshee, 15, Tonganoxie, steadies himself as he takes aim on a target during a Junior Olympic Archery Development class on Saturday at Overton’s Archery Center, 1025 N. Third St. Wyatt is one of a tight group of young people taking interest in the sport. Archery center hits the bull’s-eye
July 8, 2013
Overton’s Archery Center recently started a Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) club. About 20 youths participate with participation growing each week. by Meagan Thomas
12:33 p.m.
Worker Lindsey Kellenbarger, Lawrence, cuts bunches of pink lavender on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Washington Creek Lavender Farm. Washington Creek recently received its official agritourism designation from the state and is open to the public on a limited basis. Agritourism provides sales boost for small farmers, fresh air for city slickers
July 8, 2013
Kansas agritourism sites range from ranches where city slickers can help burn pastures to alpaca farms where visitors can feed the furry animals. On the more refined side, upscale dinners in orchards and cornfields attract people willing to pay $100 per ticket. Agritourism is one way small Kansas farms are increasing visibility of their products to boost their bottom lines. At the same time, farmers say, opening to the public is a chance to share their passion for what they do with people who may not otherwise experience it. By Sara Shepherd
3:42 p.m.
Busby sets a loaf of hot loaf of bread down on a table near his outdoor oven. Busby,
22, sells his bread at a couple of outlets in Baldwin City, and is planning to
expand to the Cottin's Hardware Farmers' Market in Lawrence. Vinland baker hones his art
July 8, 2013
In the backyard of his parents’ rural Vinland home on a recent Friday, Colin Busby sniffed a loaf of bread he had just removed from the oven. The breads were baked in the process of getting his wood-fired, brick-lined oven heated for the real work that would start before sunrise the next morning: baking loaves for the next day’s Baldwin City Farmers’ Market. By Elvyn Jones
7:23 p.m.
Kyle T. Flack, right, and his court-appointed attorney, Ron Evans, appear in Franklin County District Court for a pretrial hearing in Flack's capital murder case. Flack is accused of killing Andrew Adam Stout, 30, Steven Eugene White, 31, Kaylie Kathleen Bailey, 21, and Bailey's infant daughter in late April and early May at a house at 3197 Georgia Road, about five miles west of Ottawa. Bobby Burch/The Ottawa Herald Quadruple murder case in Ottawa expected to go on into 2014; prosecutors ask for DNA testing
July 8, 2013
A Franklin County judge hearing the case of a May quadruple murder set the course today for a long trial process, much of which may be closed from public view until sometime in 2014. Franklin County District Judge Thomas H. Sachse, presiding over the capital murder case against Kyle T. Flack, refused to order a blanket seal of court filings and is considering prosecutors’ request for DNA testing. By Ian Cummings

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