Archive for Thursday, July 30, 2009

Also from July 30

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Polls

Will you visit the Douglas County Fair?

Response Percent
No
 
61%
Yes
 
38%
Total 13
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Health department vaccination program ends Friday
July 30, 2009
LAWRENCE — The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department urges Douglas County families with school-aged children to get vaccinated now for back-to-school immunizations.
Commuter Forecast for July 30, 2009
July 30, 2009
We won’t need the windshield wipers on this sunny Thursday, but there will be some serious delays due to road work.
Community help
July 30, 2009
Times are tough in the United States with the economy and Baldwin City isn’t immune. A recent food drive sponsored by Kite Video shined light on the need here again for the Community Food Pantry. But the Community Emergency Fund always needs help, too, and Donna Reed, who has been chairperson of the fund, and Joanne Kite answer questions on how to help.
District enrollment set for Tuesday
01:00 a.m., July 30, 2009 Updated 10:38 a.m.
It’s not officially August, but school is just around the corner. First sign of the upcoming year is always enrollment day. This year, that day is Tuesday for the Baldwin School District.
LMH benefit run, walk coming to Baldwin City
July 30, 2009
Baldwin City is one of three area towns participating in the first-ever small town BIG CAUSE 5-kilometer run/walk. The event is a fundraiser for the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association.
Like father, like son?
Hannon trying to make career of professional baseball
July 30, 2009
Andrew Hannon is trying to follow in the footsteps of his longtime coach and mentor — his father. Since finishing his career at Baker University, the 2004 Baldwin High School graduate has aspirations of playing professional baseball.
Demolition derby dominates Burkhart’s fair fun
July 30, 2009
All four Burkhart children still involved with 4-H call a different part of the Douglas County Fair their favorite to participate in each year. However, the daughter and three sons of Robert and Stacy Burkhart can agree on one event that tops the rest — the demolition derby.
Letters to the Editor
July 30, 2009
To the editor: It was with a true sense of revelation that I read that the 1100 block of Elm was a “mess.” For the 23 years I have lived on the block I deluded myself into thinking it a quiet and comfortable place to live.