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Swampyville’s - The “Bob” and “Weave” Puppet Show!

Swampyville's - Reading Between the Lines! The "Bob" and "Weave" Puppet Show! (This show will be performed on Tuesday, 6 November 2012) It is a traditional and popular puppet show featuring the characters Mr. Bob and Mr. Weave. The performance is a prolonged scheme, er! ah! scene, ... Continue reading

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June 23rd Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police conducted at least seven vehicle stops this morning, one resulting in a OUI related arrest. The Sheriff's Office also conducted a couple vehicle stops with one resulting in a OUI related arrest. Around 2:20 a.m., Lawrence Police were called to check on a report of ... Continue reading

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Bernie, Sturgis, The Day After, Brave, and Abe the Vampire Hunter!

With two special events in Lawrence, an indie film from a prominent director, and two big summer openings, there's a lot to check out this weekend at the movies. I guess you could say the movies inspired a new obsession for me. Because of a movie I ... Continue reading

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June 22nd Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police conducted at least nine vehicle stops this morning. One of those stops resulted in an arrest for an OUI related offense. Another of the stops occurred after a brief vehicle pursuit ended in the 3100 block of Ousdahl Road. At 2:21, an officer reported a ... Continue reading

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A note about recent changes

You may have noticed that our sites look a bit different this morning. That's because our content management system has been updated to allow for new and improved features. I'll talk a bit about those in a moment, but first you should know that, as with any ... Continue reading

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A note about recent changes

You may have noticed that our sites look a bit different this morning. That's because our content management system has been updated to allow for new and improved features. I'll talk a bit about those in a moment, but first you should know that, as with any ... Continue reading

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Realignment Today: What’s next for the Big 12, Notre Dame and others now that the BCS is one step closer to a new format?

Counting today, there are just 10 days remaining in the month of June and, after yesterday, we finally appear to be getting somewhere with the proposed BCS changes. You know what that means. Once a final decision on some kind of four-team playoff is made, that could ... Continue reading

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June 21st Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police conducted 11 vehicle stops this morning. Two of those vehicle stops resulted in arrests for active warrants. Eudora Police and Fire responded on a tree branch which caught a utility pole on fire. Police reported that the small fire burnt itself out prior to the ... Continue reading

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Boulevard announces it won’t produce Chocolate Ale in 2013

Boulevard Brewing Company [announced][1] today it would not produce the furiously sought-after Chocolate Ale this winter, hinting that it faced problems meeting customer demand. In an announcement on its website, Boulevard said it isn't necessarily ending production of Chocolate Ale forever, but it won't be part of ... Continue reading

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FINAL: Blue tops Red alums, 64-57, at Bill Self Basketball Camp

**4:30 p.m. Update:** FINAL: Blue tops Red for the second straight week, 64-57. Langford finished with 24 to lead all scorers and McLemore finished with 16 points. **4:29 p.m. Update:** Withey bucket and Wesley dunk push the lead back to six -- 60-54 -- and McLemore's soaring ... Continue reading

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Let us reason together. - Can we afford all that we WANT?

We want a new police facility and a larger police force We want a new regional sports complex We want a new business center where the old fertilizer plant was located We want a bunch of new buildings with associated tax breaks in downtown We want to ... Continue reading

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June 20th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Deputies on the north side of Lecompton reported arresting two people who were said to be tampering with railroad equipment. The arrests occurred shortly before 3 a.m., without many details provided over the radio. Both suspects, a male and female from the Topeka area, were booked into ... Continue reading

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LJWorld.com political censorship?

I typed up a post, and the filter would not let it go through. I couldn't find any reason why, so I broke down the post and posted it sentence by sentence to see which one was objectionable. Here's the sentence that the filter would not allow ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - That Pathetic Obsolete Document Called The U.S. Constitution!

Swampyville's - Reading Between the Lines! That Pathetic Obsolete Document called the "Constitution of the United States of America" has got to go! THE PROBLEM WITH DESTROYING THE ROSE (U.S. CONSTITUTION) IT'S STEM (AMENDMENTS) HAS TOO MANY THORNS TO PROTECT IT! The U.S. Constitution's First Amendment has ... Continue reading

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June 19th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical

A very quiet morning for Police and Fire/Medical. Police conducted numerous building checks and responded on two medical emergencies with LDCFM. Baldwin City Officers also responded on two medical emergencies this morning. None of this morning's activity resulted in any arrests. The activity blogged here is only ... Continue reading

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Bye-Bye Bounty, week 8: Oooh, we’re getting to summer’s best offerings!

Man, it's hot out. And you know what that means in terms of CSA pickups? THE GOOD SUMMER STUFF is coming. You know what I mean: tomatoes, sweet corn, peppers, melon, basil. All those items that are expensive on their own, but totally affordable in a CSA ... Continue reading

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Liberty Hall’s Film Church series continues with ‘The Apartment

**Film Church** is a new classic film series collaboration between [Liberty Hall][1] cinema manager Mick Cottin and video store/box office manager **Maggie Allen**. Last month, the movie was Woody Allen's 1977 Best Picture winner "Annie Hall," and this Sunday morning at 11:30, Film Church will present Billy ... Continue reading

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Halfway homemade desserts

I try, every year, to invent a special cupcake for my friend Trina's birthday. You can see a past incarnation [here][1]. She's an amazing friend and does so much for us, the least I can do it toast her on her birthday with a special morsel. Trina ... Continue reading

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June 18th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

This morning started off fairly routine for Police in Lawrence. A few car stops and building checks between 1:30 and 4 a.m.. Just after 4 a.m., KUPD and LDCFM were called to check on a subject who reported they were possibly bit by a spider at their ... Continue reading

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You’ll never get me, copper!

I’m slow on a bike. Like, really slow. In fact, I’m more glacial than slow. Still, I’m amazed at how quickly I have to make decisions sometimes even though I’m creeping along at a challenged-snail’s pace. All the time I’m encountering wayward vehicles or run-away pedestrians or ... Continue reading

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