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Pentathlete-turned-artist captures spirit of multifaceted sport in sculpture
Pentathlete-turned-artist captures spirit of multifaceted sport in sculpture.
For 18 years, the vibrant colors of a community mural greeted anyone going through the walkway between 716 Mass. and 722 Mass. But recent repair work to fix a crumbling wall on the building that houses Signs of Life covered up the well-known mural, leaving a stark white canvas.
For 18 years, the vibrant colors of a community mural greeted anyone walking through the alleyway between 716 Mass. and 722 Mass.
The Lawrence Alliance, the City of Lawrence, and Centro Hispano are sponsoring the Festival of Cultures from noon to 5 p.m., Sept. 26 at South Park.
When you ask the work crew to see the man in charge of all the rides at the Douglas County Fair, they direct you to Ricky Moore, the man in the Hawaiian shirt.
The Roger Hill Volunteer Center is still in need of helpers for the April 24 Day of Caring event.
Annual parade chair gives checks of more than $10,000 to five area agencies.
Kansas University student David McKenzie has volunteered with the Douglas County Special Olympics for only a few months, but he’s hooked.
When Todd “Leaper” Williams received the Most Inspirational Athlete award at the State Special Olympics Basketball and Cheerleading Tournament last weekend in Hays, he had one thing on his mind: Jayhawk football.
Douglas County Special Olympics athletes, coaches and other volunteers interact so easily that it makes the 80-member crew that traveled to the state basketball and cheerleading tournament in Hays last week seem like one large family.
Standing 5-foot-7 and about 250 pounds, Brady Tanner, 29, isn’t exactly graceful on the basketball court, as he lumbers across the gym and waves his Popeye-like forearms for a rebound.
The local Special Olympics group offers many ways to get involved. The all-volunteer organization participates in sports all year long, including bocce, bowling, golf, soccer, volleyball, basketball, swimming, and track and field.
Lawrence citizens can pick up free compost March 18 to 20.
22nd annual Walk MS event April 10 at Sunflower Elementary.
Volunteers will be passing out fliers encouraging local residents to leave food donations on their porch for pickup March 27.
Health and Wellness offers health vendors, blood drive.
'Green' art to be sold Saturday at annual Arts and Crafts Fest
Loni Hosking turns everything from old tires and license plates into jewelry.
Disability rights advocates urged students at KU to sign a pledge not to use the word "retard."
Area agencies report low blood supplies.
Central Junior High students combed a body-littered auditorium looking for clues.
Family and friends are sponsoring a bowl-a-thon Sunday to benefit 4-year-old "Baby" Jay Souter, who is battling her second bout with cancer.
The Lawrence Pilot Club will sponsor an antique show at the county fairgrounds this weekend.
Douglas County Bank will host a Read Across America event from 10 a.m. to noon March 6 at their branch at 4728 W. Sixth St.
The final event in Lecompton's "Bleeding Kansas" series is this weekend.
Lawrence resident John Bond says there's no easy answer for how he finished a 93,000-word novel in 30 days. "I just didn't sleep or do much of anything else," he says...
Local authors and contestants in the Journal-World’s National Novel Writing Month contest are inching closer to that final goal of a 50,000-word novel by the end of November....
Always wanted to write a novel?
2 men, 25 countries, 10,000 miles, 1 tiny car
After earning his degree from Kansas University in May, Lawrence native Andrew Schmidt wasn’t ready to join his fellow graduates in sending out résumés to potential employers.
Closure of memorial ‘will make it look like we didn’t care’
Lawrence-area sculptor Jim Brothers has a significant amount of time and energy invested in the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va. Brothers has worked on more than a dozen sculptures at the memorial honoring the 1944 invasion of Normandy, France, by Allied Forces in World War II.