Friday, April 28, 2006
The search is on for alternative fuel sources, especially corn-based ethanol. The issue is rising gas prices and our Nation's dependence on oil; corn may be the solution as engineers are turning the crop into ethanol. Controversy continues to tower over the Lawrence School Board's Monday night meeting.
A federal grand jury hands down indictments on more than a half dozen people accused of dealing crack near Lawrence elementary schools. The final Thursday in April gives us an opportunity to honor one of the smartest and fastest high schoolers in Kansas. More than 30 percent have fallen into disrepair, and now city leaders want to keep good roads from turning bad. Teams of insurance adjustors are in town surveying the dents on the thousands of cars pelted during the recent hair storm. For the second time this week, the KU crew team is the target of theft. Thursday night meant diamond night for the prepsters. So, let's start the area update with pictures from the Hyvee High School game of the week. For the LHS tennis invite, seven teams came to town. At LHS the Lions swim team hosted a quad at Knox Natatorium.