Sunday, April 9, 2006
A two-vehicle accident on K-10 Saturday night proves fatal for a Lansing man. According to the Highway Patrol 20-year-old Sean Ryan was driving east on K-10 when he truck ran onto the shoulder. The report states, Ryan then overcorrected, crossed the median and hit a westbound vehicle head-on. You might think opening a cigar shop in a town with a smoking ban is a touch odd, but two brothers are making a go of it in west Lawrence. Centro Cigars is a place where lighting up is more than encouraged. It is a Sunday tradition when you hear the bells from the Campanile, it's usually carillonneur Elizabeth Berghout, whose music leaves everyone's ears ringing. Several Lawrence kids spent Saturday morning at Crown Toyota. No, they weren't test-driving cars. They were playing at kid's safety day hosted by Douglas County Safe Kid Collation. Children played games and made crafts. A big showing in Lawrence Sunday morning at the annual Raintree Run. The one-mile, 5K and half-marathon races began as fundraisers for Lawrence's Raintree Montessori School. Now, in its 10th year, the run is also one of the region's premier racing events, affiliated with the Mid-America Running Association Grand Prix. After a series loss at Nebraska, KU baseball coach Ritch Price called the next two conference series 'must win.' Last weekend the Jayhawks beat rival Missouri. Sunday, they could earn a series victory over 26th-ranked Texas Tech. Last spring, the Kansas State rowing team rolled into Lawrence and beat KU to win the Kansas cup for the first time in six years. Sunday, the Jayhawks has the chance to take it back, but unfortunately the trophy once again returned to Manhattan. The Wildcats edged the Jayhawks, 13-8.