Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006
For those of you with snack cravings right about now, there were 90,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in one place Monday. They put fires out and save people from buildings, now Lawrence firefighters can add resuscitating animals to that list. The cost to rent a building at the Douglas County fairgrounds is heading up. Rates for building 21 will double from 40 to 80 dollars for a 6-hour rental. The Douglas County United Way names it's leaders for the upcoming 2006 fundraising campaign. It was a big dig for Lawrence Habitat for Humanity Monday afternoon. A groundbreaking celebration was held today to kick off a new Habitat for Humanity neighborhood in North Lawrence. Sunday night we introduced you to Debbi Rodak, a woman who went from a size 28 to a size in a matter of months. A multi-million dollar proposal could bring more space for recreation. A plan to improve and expand Lawrence's parks will come before City Commissioners Tuesday night. Following double-digit victories over Oklahoma State and Missouri last week the Jayhawks vaulted upward in both national polls on Monday. Head coach Bonnie Henrickson announced Monday that junior guard Shaquina Mosley had been reinstated. Christian Ballard will play his college football games in the same place he played his high school contests. Post-season play began for Bishop Seabury Academy. Both the boys and girls earned the right to host the first round of regionals in their home gym Monday night. The Lawrence High boy's basketball team is coming off a 22-point defeat to second ranked Leavenworth on Friday.