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Shopping for Christmas in October
Christmas, shopping anyway, is coming early this year as retailers try to get a head start on an expected chill in winter sales. But are shoppers ready for the change in seasons?
Published on October 11, 2007
Late-night accident explained
Last night's accident that injured several members of Lawrence family was the result of a stuck accelerator.
Family of slain teen want legislators to tighten vehicular homicide laws
Tragedy altered the lives of a Tonganoxie couple. The man who caused a Valentine's Day accident that killed Amanda Bixby paid a fine and served only a probation for his actions. Bixby's parents want the state's vehicular homicide laws changed.
Eudora finishes in third at Frontier League Championships
The Frontier League spent the afternoon crowning the area cross country champions.
Transportation 2030 committee looks at traffic jams
A group of transportation planners brainstorm ways to reduce congestion on Lawrence streets.
Free State enters district play with moment
District play comes at a great time for the Firebirds football team. Free State beat Shawnee Mission on the road, which gives the team a huge boost.
Pinckney Elementary students learn about fire safety
The Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical team is meeting in smoke-filled rooms to teach students about fire safety.
Lady Jayhawks have postseason ambitions
Year four of the Bonnie Henderson experiment begins for the Kansas women's basketball next month. The goal for this year: Qualify for the NCAA Tournament.
KU defensive line spreading their wings
Last season, the Kansas defense was inexperienced. This year, the 'Hawks have forced crucial turnovers and earned the title of the No. 1 defense in the Big 12.
KU looking to open with stronger plays
When it comes to opening football games with an offensive statement, the Jayhawks have underachieved in almost every way.
Bert Nash fund-raiser brings dignitaries back to Lawrence
Former U.S. Senator Nancy Kassebaum Baker and former North Carolina coach Dean Smith headline the Bert Nash fund-raiser with the theme "KU in the '50s."
Heritage area plans are being made
It's been a year since Douglas County and 40 other eastern Kansas and western Missouri counties received a national heritage designation because of their Civil War era history.
Videocast for October 11
Melanie and Felicia Oldfather sing "When You Wish Upon a Star," at Liberty Hall
Melanie and Felicia Oldfather sing "When You Wish Upon a Star," at Liberty Hall Wednesday night to celebrate the life of their mother Tensie Oldfather who died Oct. 2.
Three Questions with ... Chris Bovis
Lawrence race car driver Chris Bovis discusses this weekend's SCCA Championship Runoffs at Heartland Park in Topeka.
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