Wednesday, May 20, 2009
• The economy being what it is these days, most people won't be traveling to Morocco, Washington D.C. or even Las Vegas this summer. But many are taking getaways to the Lawrence KOA campground in North Lawrence.
• Tracy Taylor, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corp., has resigned, it was announced Tuesday. Taylor, who has been under fire in recent months, will stay on until June 30. KTEC’s board of directors said it would name an interim chief executive officer and conduct a national search for a permanent leader.
• The owners of Boardwalk Apartments are asking all tenants to quickly leave their apartment complex, so they can do “something different” with it, an attorney said Tuesday. Tenants have been urged to find somewhere else to live for their safety, according to a letter distributed to them on Friday and signed by a lawyer representing the apartment complex.
• For 37 minutes of Tuesday’s regional girls soccer game between No. 4 Lawrence High and No. 5 Free State at LHS, it was the Firebirds who looked like the more aggressive and hungrier club. But that all changed in a matter of seconds and LHS went on to a 2-0 victory.