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Swampyville’s - “Nature’s Nectar”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Abide, die, plain, rain, sky, side, sway, way. Nature's Nectar! By L. Don Oliver Storm clouds appear, Awakening one's fear, Building upon it's ___; The lightening streaks, The thunder shrieks, ... Continue reading

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September 16th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police got an early start on the night with a report of gunshots heard in the area of the 2300 block of Ridge Court just before 9:15 p.m. Officers responded on a reported domestic disturbance in the 600 block of New Hampshire shortly after midnight. When ... Continue reading

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Georgia Tech preview and a question: Who is KU’s best offensive player right now?

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Georgia Tech on Saturday in Atlanta. First off, Tom, what is something you like about the city of Atlanta? **Tom Keegan:** It has all the bright-lights advantages of a big city but still ... Continue reading

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25 Notable Kansans - is this the best we can do?

This is not a book blog, but it's something I really wanted to get the word out about. I thought of doing it as an LTE, but the link for submitting one is broken. Plus, this is faster, and I'm ticked! 25 Notable Kansans? I have received ... Continue reading

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Week 3 Big 12 picks: Kansas or Georgia Tech? Oklahoma or Florida St.?

After two weeks of picking every Big 12 game here in the Conference Chatter blog, I've come away with a 12-3 record of predicting games straight up, and a 6-5 record of selecting games against the spread. Here's what in store for week 3: **Friday** **Iowa State ... Continue reading

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Realignment Today: Meeting of Big 12 presidents/chancellors set for today canceled. But why?

**5:18 p.m. Update:** Great column here by Dennis Dodd, of CBS Sports, who examines just who the people behind the names on these oh-so-important boards of regents are these days. http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/story/15585204/need-college-football-changed-forever-call-your-dentist Dodd paints a pretty unflattering picture of these people and their concern for college athletics. In ... Continue reading

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September 15th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

A little bit more activity for Lawrence Police last night. Police were also called to several noise complaints and conducted a number of vehicle stops throughout town. An officer on routine patrols investigated fireworks in the area of the 1200 block of Tennessee Street at about 11:20 ... Continue reading

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In Plain Sight 9/14/2011 (Solved)

Previous: IPS 9/7/2011 Next: IPS 5/13/2012 jehovah_bob evidently silenced everyone with his quick answer this week. See the end of the post Returning back to the normal formula for the post this week. If I think the subject is easy, it often turns out to be hard ... Continue reading

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Kansas vs. Northern Illinois

The following is the Kansas vs. Northern Illinois episode of The Gridiron, produced by the Kansas University athletic department. THE GRIDIRON - KANSAS vs NORTHERN ILLINOIS from Kansas Jayhawks on Vimeo. Continue reading

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Realignment Today: UT to ACC gaining steam, plus east or west for Kansas?

**7:49 p.m. Update:** So, we're down to this. Unless there's some major news in the next couple of days, we'll spend at least the next 72-96 hours linking to columns and analysis of this whole mess. I'm sure somebody, somewhere, will say something, but it's not likely ... Continue reading

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Sweet potato oatmeal breakfast pancakes with a spinach omelet..

When temperatures head south outside, you can find me turning up the heat inside! It's nice to even think about the joys of baking, frying and cooking 'inside' again. So with the daily race to squeeze as many veggies and fruits into our diets as possible, here ... Continue reading

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September 14th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Quiet again last night in Douglas County. Police in Lawrence performed a number of building checks, vehicle stops and a few disturbances. LPD also responded on a few medical calls with LDCFM units. If you or someone you know is heading to Johnson County Community College today, ... Continue reading

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The Sideline Report with Keeston Terry

*This week's Sideline Report is with Kansas sophomore safety Keeston Terry.* **Jesse Newell:** What’s something interesting that not many people know about you? **Keeston Terry:** I don’t think most people know that I was born in Lawrence, Kan. Both of my parents were going to school here. ... Continue reading

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Song Blog: Sing a Song of Goodbye

************************************** Today's song blog is for those who have left us. Not necessarily 'passed on', but left us in the sense of no longer being here on the online presence of the Lawrence Journal World. Some have just moved on, some disapearededed, and some might surprise you ... Continue reading

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Comings and goings here at LJWorld.com

I'm very excited today to introduce you to [Alex Parker][1], our new digital editor here at LJWorld.com. Alex will replace Whitney Mathews, who you'll all remember [left LJWorld.com and The World Company][2] just before July 4 this year. It's taken us a little longer than we would ... Continue reading

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Big 12 review, week 2: League may not exist in future, but it’s pretty darned talented in 2011

It's a shame [the Big 12 is so unstable][1] at the moment. One minute, the league seems like it could be saved, while the next minute, doomsday strikes, [plays the role of Buzz Killington][2] and threatens the existence of the conference. Repeat cycle. Depending on the [decisions ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes: Turner Gill press conference, 9/13/11

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas football coach Turner Gill's comments at his weekly press conference today. If you want to get live updates from each week's press conference, be sure to follow us on Twitter (@kusports). Full audio has been posted. • **Gill said ... Continue reading

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Bye-Bye Bounty: CSA Week 20 — Stupid weather

The end of the CSA is near. Normally, we’re able to get our weekly goodies from [Rolling Prairie][1] clear through to Halloween. Not the case this year. Because of weeks of high heat and little water, the season is ending early. On Monday, I got an email ... Continue reading

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A Birthday Poem for Jay_lo

Sing it high, sing it low Sing it as you tie a bow Shout it from the tops of trees, or bubble it from below the seas. Sing it in unison or all alone, gather as a group outside his home. Thank his mother for giving him ... Continue reading

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Realignment Today: Report indicates ‘The Big 12’s done’ and more talk about OU to the Pac-12

**6:38 p.m. Update:** Just realized that the last update is an absolute mess. Welcome to my world. Let's try to simplify it with an update on my conference realignment probability wheel. 1. Big 12 30% 2. Big East 30% 3. ACC 15% 4. Pac-12 13% 5. Big ... Continue reading

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