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Some pigs: City allows potbellied swines as pets By Chad Lawhorn

Lawrence city commissioners — even the one who owns a barbecue restaurant — couldn’t resist granting mercy on this pig. Commissioners at their Tuesday evening meeting unanimously agreed to add potbellied pigs as an allowable pet under the city’s animal code.

The change came about after Lawrence resident Ehren Penix learned that his potbellied pig, Starky, wasn’t legal in the city. “It was some of the worst news I could ever receive,” Penix said. “The thought of losing him was like losing a best friend. Please don’t send me home to tell Starky that the people of Lawrence don’t want him because nothing could be further from the truth.”

More than a dozen supporters of Starky, including a father and daughter who live next to the approximately 80-pound pig, showed up at City Hall to support the change in the animal code. City commissioners said they largely couldn’t find a reason to disallow the animals, as long as a few regulations are followed. They include:

Making it clear that even though the animals are allow-

able, an owner of a potbellied pig can still be cited under the city’s nuisance ordinance if issues of odor emerge.

An owner would not be allowed to have more than one potbellied pig at a time.

An owner must submit paperwork to the city from a veterinarian verifying that the pig is a potbellied variety rather than a more traditional Special to the Journal-World

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EHREN PENIX and his potbellied pig, Starky, are pictured. The City Commission on Tuesday agreed to allow potbellied pigs as pets under the city’s animal code.

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Nonpartisan group says ending credits, higher sales tax would more than offset cuts By Scott Rothschild

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BRIAN DALDORPH GOES FOR HIS MORNING RUN on a cold Tuesday in South Park. Temperatures were in the 60s Monday but dipped into the teens Tuesday. “It suddenly got cold again,” said Daldorph, of Lawrence.

Public input sought on trash, recycling report Meeting scheduled for Thursday at City Hall By Chad Lawhorn

Thursday will be trash day for everybody in Lawrence. City leaders are hosting a public input session at 6 p.m. Thursday at City Hall to hear comments about a draft report that makes multiple recommendations about how to change the city’s trash

and recycling systems. Completion of the draft report is the most significant step yet in the effort by city commissioners to overhaul the city’s trash system, which in years past has operated at a loss and has created questions about its lack of a cityrun curbside recycling program. The report, crafted by the city’s Solid Waste Task Force, will be delivered to city commissioners, who will make the final decision about any changes to the trash system.

Among the major recommendations in the report:

Mandatory usage of carts for both trash and recycling. The city would provide two carts to every single-family household. One would be for recycling and one would be for trash. The carts would be compatible with hydraulic lifts on the city’s trash trucks, reducing workers’ compensation costs. The report also leaves open the possibility that the city could switch to fully automated trucks that would re-

duce the number of crew members on a trash truck from three to one.

The city solicited proposals from private companies to run a new citywide curbside recycling program. The report recommends that a new curbside recycling program be created but recognizes it must be fiscally feasible. The report recommends any curbside service be offered on a weekly basis. Please see TRASH, page 2A

Study looks at how Kansas court system operates By George Diepenbrock

The conversations Kansas Supreme Court justices are having with each other this month likely are different from the legal issues they are accustomed to deciding. The state’s highest court has devoted days to discussing a recent report by its appointed Blue Ribbon Commission that

spent nearly a year repart of the process. viewing the operations Chief district court of the Kansas court sysjudges across the state tem. in December met with The commission’s members of the Blue recommendations Ribbon Commission for are expected to be rea briefing on the topics leased to the public the report will cover, alCOURTS later this month, Chief though the judges didn’t Justice Lawton Nuss wrote in hear any specific recommendaa recent letter to the state’s ju- tions, Chief Douglas County dicial branch employees. State District Judge Robert Fairchild court leaders also performed a said. “weighted case load study” as The commission has been ex-

amining the state’s court system for efficiencies and savings, but implementing certain changes across the state would create political questions as well. “There’s probably enough money allocated in the budget that we could provide better service with the money we have statewide,” said Fairchild, the administrative judge for Douglas County. “But whether we Please see COURT, page 2A

TOPEKA — More criticism emerged Tuesday over Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax plan as figures showed the poorest of Kansans would face a huge increase in their tax liability. A nonpartisan policy group said Brownback’s proposal would benefit the rich at the expense of the poor. The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy said its analysis found “that the bottom 80 percent of the state’s income distribution would collectively see a tax hike under the Brownback plan, while the best off 20 percent of Kansans would see substantial tax cuts.” The Washington, D.C., research group, which advocates for progressive taxes, “He is stealing added, “For most middle- and from the poor low-income Kansans, the tax and giving to break from the income tax the rich.” rate cuts would be completely - State Sen. Anoffset by the loss of income thony Hensley tax credits and itemized deductions, as well as a higher sales tax rate.” Senate Democratic Leader Anthony Hensley of Topeka called Brownback’s proposal “Robin Hood in reverse.” Hensley said of Brownback, “He is stealing from the poor and giving to the rich.”

Brownback says plan is pro-growth Brownback, a Republican, has proposed decreasing state income tax rates, eliminating the state income tax for thousands of businesses, doing away with numerous tax credits and deductions, and keeping the state sales tax at 6.3 cents per dollar, which under current law is supposed to drop to 5.7 cents per dollar in 2013. Brownback has said his proposal will lure businesses to Kansas and spur economic development. He said his intent is to eventually phase out the state income tax. “I firmly believe these reforms will set the stage for strong economic growth in Kansas — and will put more money into the pockets Please see TAX, page 2A


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GERALDINE F. HADJUKOVICH Geraldine F. Hadjukovich, 86, Lawrence, KS, passed away Jan. 12, 2012. She was born Jan. 8, 1926 to farmers in Seneca, Missouri, Fred and Gertrude (Nutting) Farrier. She attended high school in Lawrence at Liberty Memorial High School and baby-sat for an income. She also participated in 4-H. She said she married too young at age 18. Her husband, Robert Nightingale, served in the Army in WWI and was wounded, requiring considerable care upon his return. She and her husband lived in Little Rock, AR. She lost her only pregnancy at three months due to being hit by a car which never even stopped. After 17 years they were divorced and Geraldine went to work as a supervisor in the Hercules Plant. It was there she met Leon Gordon who became a close companion. He was killed in WWII and sent her his medal. She was also employed at Ferrell’s Gift Shop, J.C.Penney, and Weaver’s Department Store. She married Emil Hadjukovich in the late 1960s. They resided in Kansas City, Missouri. He preceded her in death.

Twentytwo years ago she met “Bud” and they resided on a farm in Tecumseh, Kansas which they Hadjukovich both loved. Bud preceded her in death on June 18, 2010. During their 22 years together they traveled to various states fishing and hunting. They loved to dance. She was a good seamstress, crocheted, and made a delicious assortment of candies at Christmas. She was an avid gardener and canned the produce from her garden. She is survived by her twin sister Nadine Hadl, Pleasant Hill, MO; one brother, Fred Farrier, McPherson, KS; and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, and friends. Her brother David Clayton Farrier passed away Jan. 13, 2012. She was preceded by two brothers, Donald and Ruben Farrier, two sisters, Maxine and Dorothy, and a half-sister, Violet. Private burial will be at Topeka Cemetery. Please sign this guestbook at

DEBRA DENISE BURNES Debra Denise Burnes, 47, of Lawrence, Kansas, passed away Monday, January 2, 2012. She is survived by her mother, Sonia K. Bouchard, sisters Lori Bell, Wanda Growney and Marla McLinn, and niece Rachel Senay.

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of Kansas families and businesses,” Brownback said in his State of the State address. “Growth that will allow us to further reduce tax rates and increase our competitiveness. Growth that will see people move to Kansas instead of leaving our state,” he said.

More numbers emerging As a group, low-income families would see an astronomical tax increase, according to Kansas Department of Revenue figures released by legislators. The amount of individual income tax revenue would decrease by 12 percent overall, but it would affect different groups of taxpayers differently. Those Revenue Department figures show there were 564,328 Kansas tax filers with adjusted gross incomes of $25,000 or less in


Residents would be re-

quired to pay for the curbside recycling service, regardless of whether they choose to use the service. The curbside service simply would be included as part of the city’s standard monthly trash rate. The report doesn’t predict how much curbside recycling may add to a resident’s monthly trash bill. Mayor Aron Cromwell, chairman of the task force, previously has said he’s confident total monthly trash bills will be less than $20 per month under any new service.

Sets a goal of a 50 percent recycling rate for the



livestock variety raised for food production. The city made it clear the potbellied pigs — while making jokes at City Commissioner Bob Schumm, who owns a downtown barbecue restaurant — should not be raised as a food source. “I don’t know who the pig inspector is going to be, but


can overcome all of the political and practical obstacles to get the job done, I don’t know.” The Supreme Court justices are expected to make specific recommendations — especially on issues that would require statutory or even constitutional changes — to the Legislature this session. Key topics the Blue Ribbon Commission covered include:

Electronic filing of documents and computer hardware courts use.

The use of a centralized documents system.

Remote video conference technology for some hearings to cut down on trav-

Wagnon, who served as secretary of the Kansas Department of Revenue from 2003 until 2011. Brownback’s plan would get rid of the home mortgage interest deduction, the charitable contribution deduction, child care and dependent care deductions, the Earned Income Tax Credit, the tax credit for families who adopt children and the sales tax on the food rebate program. Removing the rebate on sales taxes paid on food will take money from more than 365,000 Kansans while ending the state portion of the EITC would hurt more than 227,000 working Kansans, Wagnon said. Brownback has said he planned to take funds saved from junking the EITC and plow them into programs to help the poor. Hensley said this runs counter to Republican rhetoric “to reward work and not reward welfare.”

making sure these are truly potbellied pigs will be pretty important,” City Commissioner Mike Dever said. Potbellied pigs are generally smaller than traditional pigs, but some — like those owned by rural Franklin County resident Rhoda Paddock — can grow to 250 pounds or more. Commissioners had considered putting a weight limit on potbellied pigs that could be kept in the city limits but opted not to include such a regulation. Paddock said she did not believe neighboring residents would find the pets,

which owners said prefer to be inside most of the time, objectionable. “My pigs are pottytrained,” said Paddock, who lives in rural Franklin County. “They don’t bite. They don’t chase you. They just want love.” City commissioners will finalize the new regulations in the coming weeks when a formal ordinance is presented for a vote.

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Lawrence-based Heartland Community Health Clinic will receive a one-time payment of AMPLER $25,000 from the Lawrence City Commission to help the nonprofit company better bill be shared with the fam- insurance companies for services provided at the clinic. ily at www. Commissioners approved Cremationthe special funding request CenterKC. on a 4-1 vote at their Tuesday com. evening meeting. ArrangeThe $25,000 will be used ments: to help hire a medical billCremation ing employee for the clinic, Center of Wampler which is located in the former Kansas City, Riverfront Mall building in 913-384-5566. Please sign this guestbook downtown Lawrence. The new position will allow the not-forat profit center to submit more claims to insurance companies for services provided. The city will pay for the request using money it receives from liquor tax money from community by 2020. The the state. City Commissioner city’s current recycling Mike Amyx voted against rate isn’t known. The last rate compiled by the city showed it was 34 percent, although that calculation is several years old and the city auditor has questioned the method used for figur- EBay down for local ing recycling totals. users Tuesday Residents of apartment Users of the buying and complexes largely will have to wait and see what selling website eBay couldn’t changes may be in store for access the site for several hours their trash service. The re- in Lawrence Tuesday. However, port does not provide many others in the state and throughrecommendations for multi- out the country were able to family or commercial trash continue bidding on items. Sean Passmore, who relies on service, but said changes to the system are possible in eBay for his business, Bling Drop Off Store, reported he couldn’t the future. The full draft report can be access the site from about noon viewed on the city’s website to 2:30 p.m. But he said he continued to receive notifications at that people were bidding on his — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be items. Such outages are rare, reached at 832-6362. said Passmore, who specializes

el time and cost for judges in multicounty districts.

Docket fees and collections.

Use of court reporters, translators and interpreters.

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Possible consolidation of the state’s 31 judicial districts.

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The role of speciality courts, such as for domestic violence and drug offenses. Fairchild said it’s still a guessing game at this point about what the recommendations will be. “The question is whether everybody is going to be able to have a trial within their own county,” he said. And if major changes are proposed, things could still get complicated. As an example, in January 2010 the Legislative Division

the 2009 tax year. Currently, that group receives a total refund of $1.7 million. Under Brownback’s plan, that group would have a total tax liability of $86.5 million. That is more than a 5,000 percent increase in tax liability and averages $156 more per filer. Meanwhile, there are 21,158 Kansas tax filers with adjusted gross incomes of $250,000 or more. Under Brownback’s plan, they would pay an average of $5,239 less in taxes, and as a group $110.8 million less than now, which is a 18.5 percent tax cut. Kansas Democratic Party Chairwoman Joan Wagnon, who also served as the state’s chief tax official for eight years, said Brownback has picked banks and wealthy corporations over people. “This isn’t even remotely fair, and it drains funding from education,” Wagnon said. Under Brownback’s plan, individual Kansans will lose $180 million in tax credits, while banks and wealthy corporations would retain nearly all of their credits, said



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LLOYD D. W Lloyd D. Wampler, 79, of Lawrence, Kansas, passed away January 15, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was born March 26, 1932 in Dearborn, Missouri, son of Joseph and Emma Wampler. He is survived by his son, Dean Wampler, two step-daughters, Kim Hatch and Tammy Pike, 9 grandchildren and 2 greatgrandsons. Condolences may


of Post Audit released a report saying the state would save $8.1 million if it consolidated to seven judicial districts, and it combined Douglas County with 10 other counties in the area. Fairchild was not a fan of that scenario saying Douglas County was included with counties it “had nothing in common with.” “It would cause lots of issues that nobody’s going to be happy with,” he said. But he also said the commission’s study is designed to produce hard data to identify if some districts have less support than they need and some might have more. “That’s speculation,” Fairchild said. “That’s what this is designed to ferret out.” — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at

the request because he said competition for the special alcohol funding is competitive, and the city was forced to turn down several worthy requests during last summer’s budget process. A representative of Heartland Clinic said he expects the billing position to be self-sufficient with a year. The organization requested money from both the city and the county to help cover start-up costs for the position.

City defers action on boarding house issue After nearly two hours of discussion, city commissioners on Tuesday deferred taking action on a request that would have changed the rules for boarding houses in the Oread neighborhood. Commissioners said they were leaning toward asking the Lawrence-Douglas

County Planning Commission to consider a new regulation that would allow only houses of 4,500 square feet or more to qualify for a special parking provision that would make it easier for those homes to be converted in boarding houses. Currently, homes that are 3,500 square feet or more qualify for the special parking provision, which allows developers to provide only .5 parking space per bedroom instead of the standard 1 parking space per bedroom. But commissioners delayed the item for one week until staff members could provide a bit more information about how many homes in the Oread neighborhood would be eligible to use the relaxed parking standards. The regulations for boarding houses will apply to all neighborhoods in the city that are zoned for multifamily use, but the largest impact is expected to be felt in the Oread neighborhood.

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Security Committee that an increase in such needs is leading more veterans to commit suicide. Sheli Sweeney, of the Kansas Association of Community Mental Health Associations, provided statistics showing that 26 percent of all veterans returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with some sort of mental disorder and female soldiers were three times as likely to commit suicide. More than 7,500 Kansas National Guard members have been deployed to overseas operations, including repeated duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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BRIEFLY Panel to hear medical marijuana bill TOPEKA — A bill that would legalize marijuana use for medical purposes in Kansas will be considered next week by a House committee. Supporters of House Bill 2330 will hold a rally and news conference in conjunction with the Jan. 24 hearing before the House Health and Human Services Committee. The Cannabis Compassion and Care Act would legalize marijuana use for people with debilitating conditions, such as cancer. The measure would provide for the registration and operations of not-for-profit “compassion centers,” which would have the authority to possess, cultivate, manufacture and dispense marijuana. Buyers would have to have a doctor’s prescription and a license from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Sixteen states have enacted laws legalizing medical marijuana.

House Speaker says he won’t resign TOPEKA (AP) — Kansas House Speaker Mike O’Neal says he will not resign because of criticism he’s received since forwarding two emails critical of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. Faithful America, a nondenominational online forum based in Washington, D.C., had collected nearly 25,000 signatures by Tuesday for online petitions seeking O’Neal’s resignation. The controversy started after O’Neal O’Neal forwarded the two emails this month. One quoted a Bible verse that says “May his days be few; may another take his place of leadership.” The second email called Mrs. Obama “YoMama.” O’Neal, a Republican from Hutchinson, apologized last week, saying he did not intend to offend anyone. He said the Bible verse was meant to call for Obama to be defeated in the upcoming election. Critics, however, cite the next verse in the Psalm: “May his children be fatherless and his wife a widow.”

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Institute offers trial for patients with condition affecting blood flow By Karrey Britt

A new treatment option using stem cells is showing promfor people who suffer from Report: State economy to improve slowly ise life-threatWICHITA (AP) — The Kansas economy is still antic- ening critical ipated to strengthen in 2012, albeit more slowly than limb ischemia, had been earlier expected, according to an updated a condition forecast released Tuesday. where blood The Center for Economic Development and Busiflow is severeness Research at Wichita State University lowered its ly blocked to employment forecast for the Wichita metropolitan the legs and area and the state, citing the slower national growth causes conand a lack of certainty in the local and global economy. stant pain, Kansas’ economy is now expected to begin n o n h e a l i n g Allen growing modestly, with 13,010 new jobs bringing a wounds and gangrene. 1 percent uptick in employment. That is down from The disease is estimated to the 1.1 percent anticipated when the initial forecast affect 750,000 Americans, rewas released in October. sulting in about 100,000 am-

putations each year. While the causes are unknown, diabetes, obesity and smoking are commonly associated with the disease. Dr. Keith Allen, a vascular surgeon at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Mo., said it can affect all ages. He said he recently operated on a 46-year-old patient who looks fit and healthy but suffers from the disease because of his long history of smoking. He also has a 65-year-old patient who is a diabetic and has three toes

that are gangrenous, and he’s working to save his leg. Allen said the first line of treatment for critical limb ischemia, or CLI, is to have people modify their behaviors and to exercise through the pain because it helps increase blood flow. He said there also are medications that can help. When those don’t work, the most common treatment is surgery to open the arteries. He said nearly half of all CLI patients need surgery. When none of these treatments work or are not an option because the arteries are too damaged, patients end up losing their limbs. Please see TRIAL, page 4A

U.S. News and World Report has recognized Fort Hays State University for its online course offerings And at Kansas University, officials are looking to bolster the number of online classes offered with an emphasis on adding more degree programs. “Online learning is fast becoming an integral part of all education, whether for K-12 students, higher ed seekers or adult learners. It is innovative, efficient and sometimes effective,” wrote Brian Kelly, editor of U.S. News and World Report in a section explaining why the magazine decided to debut the new online rankings this year. “With our first annual rankings of the Top Online Education Programs, we’re giving consumers a clearer picture of the scope and quality of this important education sector.” Fort Hays State, which has long been invested in distance education, was the only Kansas school to be mentioned in the rankings. Its bachelor’s degree programs were ranked second nationally, and three graduate programs — a business MBA, Please see ONLINE, page 4A



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BRIEFLY thought it was a cellphone, Gregory apologizes for first Tim Pawlenty to speak but then she asked Gregory recording conversation about it. Gregory said it was a at Dole Institute TOPEKA — A state senator said Tuesday that she caught state Rep. TerriLois Gregory, RBaldwin City, recording a conversation between the two of them. “I found it shocking,” said state Sen. Vicki Schmidt, Gregory R-Topeka. “I have been really taken aback by it. I don’t expect colleagues to record colleagues inside an office.” The incident occurred last week, Schmidt said. Gregory came into Schmidt’s office and asked her some questions dealing with Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan to privatize Medicaid, specifically how it would apply to those with disabilities. Schmidt, chairwoman of the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee, has been holding discussions this week in her committee on the plan. Schmidt said she saw a red light in Gregory’s purse and at


“It’s one of the unfortunate reasons diabetics end up with amputations that might start with a toe or part of a foot but end up losing a leg,” Allen said. But there’s hope for these patients. Saint Luke’s is participating in an international clinical trial that centers on using a patient’s own bone marrow stem cells. Allen, the principal investigator, said a patient undergoes local anesthesia and stem cells are removed


a master’s in nursing and a master’s in education — received rankings of distinction. Bachelor’s programs were evaluated according to three criteria: teaching practices and student engagement; student services and technology; and faculty credentials and training. Graduate programs were also evaluated in a fourth category: admissions selectivity. “Our mission is to serve western Kansas,” said FHSU President Ed Hammond. “In doing that, we’ve been delivering courses at a distance since 1910, 1915.” At first, FHSU faculty traveled the state, then transitioned into two-way video and then into online education shortly thereafter, he said. Today the university enrolls 4,504 students in its Virtual College. Hammond said the university has invested in faculty that can teach both online and in the traditional classroom, as well as providing student services such as advising and career placement for its online students, to help its programs achieve success.

tape recorder and that she was taping their conversation. In response to the incident, Gregory gave a prepared statement. “I care deeply about the disability community and wanted to be sure I got my facts straight. My goal was to be sure I fully understood and offending Senator Schmidt was not my intention.”

Production, distribution positions cut at J-W Eight production and distribution jobs were eliminated Tuesday at the Lawrence Journal-World. The staff reduction, management said, was triggered by changes in printing arrangements for USA Today, which has been produced at the Journal-World for more than 25 years. But beginning Monday, Gannett Co. Inc. shifted a significant quantity of the printing to a company-owned plant in Des Moines, Iowa. These job cuts are in addition to reductions announced last week.

A former Minnesota governor and former Republican presidential candidate is scheduled to speak at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics next month. “An Evening With Tim Pawlenty” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive. Bill Lacy, director of the institute, will interview the former governor to get his take Pawlenty on presidential politics and the nation’s big problems. Pawlenty was governor of Minnesota from 2003 until January 2011. He announced his presidential campaign in May 2011 and dropped out of the presidential race in August after taking third place in an Iowa straw poll. Pawlenty’s daughter, Anna Pawlenty, enrolled as a freshman at Kansas University last fall.

from the hip. The cells are grown under controlled conditions and then injected back into the patient and into specific areas below the knee. “The goal from this is that it will improve blood supply down into the foot enough so that it will salvage limbs and prevent people from having to get amputations,” he said. So far, preliminary results have been positive. “We’ve had some pretty dramatic saves, but the proof is going to be in the pudding,” he said. Allen said this clinical trial will be on a larger scale and it will randomize patients. Half of the enrolled patients will receive a placebo injec-

tion with no stem cells, and the other half will receive stem cells so there will be a comparison. The study will follow patients for 18 months. “Part of the benefit of being in a trial is you get pretty hands-on, close care because people are trying to optimize your results and your outcome,” he said. Saint Luke’s will be enrolling patients for up to 18 months. For more information about the study or to see if you might qualify, call 816932-4828.

He said the program also seeks to keep costs low: tuition rates for the fall are at $174 per credit hour for an undergraduate. Sara Rosen, KU’s senior vice provost for academic affairs, said KU is looking to expand the number of degree programs it offers online. In the past, the university mostly offered individual courses online, without a focus on specific degree programs. “Our priority will be to create degree programs going forward,” she said. Among the first-priority degree programs will be a bachelor of general studies degree designed as a sort of “two-plus-two” program for students who have completed two years at a community college, Rosen said. KU does offer a few degrees through distance learning and

online today, including an online master’s degree program in special education that debuted this fall, Rosen said. KU formed a new Center for Online and Distance Learning in May, and it will soon move to Budig Hall, Rosen said. There, it will be in a centralized on-campus location and will be able to coordinate with KU’s Blackboard course management system that’s in use in many of the university’s regular classes. “It will serve as a service center,” Rosen said of the center, providing technical support for faculty wanting to develop online courses, as well as a place that imparts the best teaching strategies.

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Would you support a measure to allow potbellied pigs as pets? Asked at Dillons, 3000 W. Sixth St.

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John Burnison, building contractor, Lawrence “I think so. They’re known to be good pets, I believe, but they can destroy yards. I don’t see an issue with it unless it infringes on neighbors.”

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BRIEFLY KU Hospital gets award from EPA

after he drank alcohol there. Prosecutors accuse him of molesting the girl, and they have The Environmental Proteccharged him with one count of tion Agency recognized Kansas child rape and one count of agUniversity Hospital on Tuesday gravated criminal sodomy. for reducing its volume of solid Unruh testified the man told waste. police the girl was frightened in The hospital used recycling, the middle of the night, so he lay waste reduction, environmen- in bed with her. He also said the tally preferable purchasing, girl had pulled his arm onto her education and community and also climbed on top of her involvement to divert more while he was in the bed. than 540,000 pounds of solid Unruh had also said police waste from local landfills, acbelieved there were inconsiscording to a statement from tencies in what the man told the EPA. police during the five-hour The hospital received a 2011 interview. A Kansas Social and WasteWise Gold Achievement Rehabilitation Services invesAward for waste reduction tigator also helped with the on Tuesday. It tracked the case, prosecutors said. volume of waste it was able “When he was not makto reduce using a voluntary ing an admission of an actual online reporting system from touching, you continued to the EPA called Re-TRAC, which press him for answers, but as generates reports and calcusoon as he gave you the anlates reduced emissions and swer you were looking for, that environmental impacts. was good enough. Is that a fair statement?” defense attorney Clarke asked. Man, 18, charged with Michael “Yes,” Unruh said. aggravated battery There has been discrepancy between the victim’s mother An 18-year-old Lawrence and defendant about which man was arrested Tuesday night he stayed at the house, morning at his west Lawrence so prosecutors now allege the apartment and later charged events occurred between Oct. with aggravated battery after 25 and Oct. 27. District Judge an incident with a woman. Kay Huff scheduled a trial for Prosecutors have filed April 4. The man remains in jail charges of aggravated battery on $100,000 bond. and criminal restraint against The Journal-World generally Brandon M. Marcure, accorddoes not identify sex crime ing to court records. Prosecususpects unless they are tors accuse him of battering convicted. the woman in a “rude, angry or insulting manner.” Kim Murphree, a Lawrence Home damaged after police spokeswoman, said officers were called about 1:45 garage fire spreads a.m. Tuesday to the apartment A fire that began in a garage in the 4500 block of Wimbleearly Monday morning in Perry don Drive. The alleged incident damaged the home of a Jefoccurred after Marcure and a ferson County family. woman he once had a relationKentucky Township Fire ship with had a verbal arguChief Doug Porter said the acment. The alleged victim in cidental electrical fire started the case was not taken to the in an attached garage and hospital. spread, causing smoke and other damage in the rest of Man to stand trial on the house the family rented on Street. child sex crime charges Poplar Firefighters were called A Douglas County judge about 1:30 a.m. Monday. No Tuesday ordered a 38-year-old injuries were reported, and Lawrence man to stand trial on the parents and their children child sex crime charges for an safely escaped the house, alleged October incident with a Porter said. 6-year-old girl. One cat died. Porter said he beMark Unruh, a Lawrence lieved the occupants stayed with police officer, testified during family members Monday, and the a preliminary hearing Tuesday fire department also notified the that the man told him in an Jefferson County chapter of the Oct. 28 interview he spent American Red Cross. the night at the girl’s family’s Two vehicles in the garage home in central Lawrence were likely a total loss.



ACCIDENT REPORT • A rural Lawrence man was ticketed Monday afternoon after he clipped the elbow of a bicyclist while trying to pass a group of riders south of Lawrence. Sgt. Steve Lewis, a Douglas County Sheriff’s spokesman, said the cyclist, Michelle Jensen, 36, of Lawrence, had a possible injury but was not taken to the hospital from the scene.

Adam Goad, student, Lawrence “I don’t see a problem with it.”

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The incident occurred at 2:50 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of County Road 458 southwest of Lawrence. Ronald Wilson, 63, the driver of a 1987 Chevrolet pickup truck, was attempting to pass a group of four cyclists while headed east, but the truck’s side mirror struck Jensen’s left elbow. Lewis said Wilson was cited for passing on the left with insufficient clearance.


BIRTHS Clay and Katy Britton, Lawrence, a boy, Tuesday. James Ryant and Kathryn Cummins, Lawrence, a boy, Tuesday.

A letter published in Tuesday’s Public Forum column gave an incorrect date for a speech delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. The correct date for the speech was April 3, 1968.


Drew Branstrom, student, Lawrence “If you want a pig as a pet, sure, you should be allowed.”

The JournalWorld found gas prices as low as $3.17 at several stations. If you find a lower price, call 832-7154.


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LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD Wednesday, January 18, 2012



District balance If Kansas legislators can aim for exact population balance in the state’s four congressional districts, they can do the same for state legislative districts.


ansas legislators should try harder to equalize the number of residents living in each Kansas House and Senate district. When redrawing the state’s U.S. House districts, legislators are required by law to strive for “zero deviation,” which would place the exact same number of residents in each of the state’s congressional districts. An exact balance is impossible to achieve, but it’s a good goal that requires lawmakers to do the best job they can to equalize population among districts. Last week, however, the House Redistricting Committee voted to accept a population deviation of up to 5 percent when redrawing state legislative districts. Based on numbers from the 2010 Census, the perfect size for a Kansas House district is 22,716. A 5 percent deviation would be 1,136 residents. That means the committee would accept districts with populations that ranged from 5 percent below the ideal (21,580) to 5 percent above (23,852). That’s a pretty significant difference. A couple of factors are likely to make the population differences among legislative districts even bigger before the next redistricting process 10 years from now. New census figures show a significant population shift from rural areas of the state to urban areas, which is likely to continue in the next decade. For instance, the 38th District, represented by Rep. Anthony Brown of Eudora, now has 40,677 residents while the 117th District in Hodgeman County in western Kansas has only 18,133. Even if the redistricting committee redraws district lines now to exactly equalize the size of those districts, chances are a continued rural-to-urban shift will cause them to be significantly unequal in 10 years. Accepting a 5 percent deviation in the size of those districts now is likely to aggravate that problem. Cities that are the home of major universities or military installations, including Lawrence and Manhattan, also could argue that their residents already are under-represented because of a state law that allows students and military personnel to choose to be counted in their “home” communities in another city or state instead of in the communities where they actually live most of the time. The state’s 2010 census adjustment subtracted about 12,000 residents from Douglas and about 11,000 from Riley County. That deviation only adds to the 5 percent deviation that legislators say they will accept when redrawing districts. Rep. Caryn Tyson, R-Parker, argued that “It is not feasible to keep counties and towns together” with a zero deviation. It’s not possible to keep entire cities together if they are larger than about 24,000 residents. Splitting a county between two legislative districts seems like a minor problem. “People are protecting their own interests,” concluded Rep. Brown, a fellow Republican. It’s natural for representatives to try to protect their own turf in redistricting, which often is called the most politically driven activity state legislators handle. Redrawing district lines isn’t easy, but striving for the best possible population balance in individual districts is a basic part of the job. If state legislators can do it for congressional districts, which involve far greater population numbers, they should be able to do the same for the state’s legislative districts. LAWRENCE




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Military hotline could head off conflict Last week, the Obama administration warned Iran that it would cross a “red line” if it closed the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow opening at the mouth of the Persian Gulf through which a fifth of the world’s daily oil trade flows. Iran recently threatened to close the waterway if the West imposed new economic sanctions, which is about to happen. Many U.S. experts doubt the Tehran regime really intends to block the strait because that would choke off Iran’s own oil exports and cut its main source of revenue. The bigger fear is that rising tensions will spark a gulf incident that could escalate into something much bigger. One major reason for this fear: Iran and the United States have no means of communication to defuse a confrontation. The absence of any direct military hotline could produce the gulf war neither side wants. This risk has long concerned U.S. military officials. On Jan. 6, 2008, five Iranian speedboats aggressively confronted three U.S. Navy warships; one of the U.S. ships was about to shoot when the Iranian vessels turned away. At the time, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said: “This is a very volatile area. The risk of an incident, and of an incident escalating, is real.” After that 2008 event, retired Adm. James Lyons, who had served as commander of the Pacific Fleet, proposed a remedy in an op-ed article in the Washington Times: Modify the 1972 Incidents at Sea Agreement — designed to prevent misunderstandings between the U.S. and Soviet Navies — for naval op-

Trudy Rubin

At a time when U.S.Iranian tensions are soaring, and a gulf war could sink the global economy, isn’t it time to consider the concerns of U.S. military officers about a hotline?”

erations in the Persian Gulf. The hotline idea went nowhere — not surprising given the growing tensions between Washington and Tehran over Iran’s nuclear program. But according to Iran expert Barbara Slavin, two consecutive heads of U.S. Central Command — Gen. John Abizaid and Adm. William “Fox” Fallon — were apparently denied permission by the George W. Bush administration to pursue such an agreement. Yet U.S. military commanders did not give up on the concept. In September, the Wall Street Journal reported that a series of “near-miss” encounters between Iranian and U.S. forces had pushed U.S. officials to (again) weigh establishing a military hotline with the Islamic republic. Adm. Mike Mullen reflected that concern, when, just before stepping down as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the

fall, he told a Washington think tank: “We haven’t had a connection with Iran since 1979. Even in the darkest days of the Cold War, we had links to the Soviet Union. We are not talking to Iran, so we don’t understand each other. If something happens, it’s virtually assured that ... there will be a miscalculation which would be extremely dangerous.” Mullen was agnostic about whether the channel should be diplomatic or military-to-military, but he said “any channel would be terrific” in avoiding miscalculation. Astonishingly, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad — while visiting New York in September — endorsed setting up joint warning systems to avoid “unwanted clashes” in the gulf. But, in a sign of Iran’s convoluted domestic politics, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard naval commander, Adm. Ali Fadavi, vetoed the idea. That rejection underlines one key obstacle to a hotline: Iran’s internal conflicts. Iran has two navies: the traditional state navy, which is more professional, and the more reckless Republican Guard navy, which has responsibility for operations in the gulf. With its fleet of speedboats equipped with cruise missiles and mines and its mini-submarines, the Revolutionary Guard is more reckless and prone to confrontation. It is also far better armed than were its counterparts that battled U.S. ships in the gulf tanker war of the 1980s. Yet, given the damage Iran would suffer in a gulf war, the Tehran regime may recognize the need to avoid an accidental conflict. If an Incidents at Sea Agreement or some form of ho-

tline were pursued in private, it might produce results. Which brings us to the second major obstacle: U.S. internal political conflicts. In an election year, when the White House and Republican candidates are trying to out-hawk one another on Iran, the idea of a hotline might become a political hot potato. Yet the campaign atmosphere makes a hotline more necessary than ever, says Trita Parsi, author of “A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy With Iran.” As Obama ratchets up economic pressure on Iran and keeps “all options” open, Parsi says, “You have to be careful about whether Iran misinterprets your moves. You need to couple that (threat) with a line of communications, so if there is a misunderstanding, you can deescalate.” Last year, Congress required the Pentagon to assess the merits of an Incidents at Sea Agreement with Iran. That assessment is expected in the next couple of weeks. Such an agreement would not have to apply only to the United States and Iran, but could include other states whose ships ply the gulf. At a time when U.S.-Iranian tensions are soaring, and a gulf war could sink the global economy, isn’t it time to consider the concerns of U.S. military officers about a hotline? They know the risks that grow from lack of communication. If we could talk to the Soviets in the 1970s, shouldn’t we try to do the same with Iran? — Trudy Rubin is a columnist and editorial-board member for the Philadelphia Inquirer.



From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Jan. 18, 1912: YEARS “Wolves are so nuAGO merous and bold IN 1912 in the Kaw Valley and along the Wakarusa Creek and are committing so many depredations on chickens, geese, turkeys and pigs that the Kaw Valley C.P.A. has decided to have a big wolf round up on Saturday, January 20th. ... Everybody is invited to assist in the wolf slaughter. Boys under sixteen will not be allowed to carry guns. No rifles of larger bore than 22 caliber will be allowed. No dogs will be permitted. Everybody is expected to be in line and ready to move on the enemy at half past nine.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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Plan ahead To the editor: The Jan. 12 Journal-World editorial noted than a South Lawrence Trafficway interchange at Bob Billings Parkway “probably is needed” and “would provide an important access point to Kansas University,” all of which may be true, but the interchange is the cart before the horse. I urge (and have been urging for 25 or so years) the city traffic planners and the university planners, when they are making grandiose plans for the west end of Bob Billings Parkway, to look also at its east end, where Bob Billings Parkway reverts to plain old two-lane 15th Street. Ask yourselves: How much sense does it make to bring even more traffic on four lanes and “transition” it into two lanes at the Malott Gateway (aka Malott Squeeze Chute)? Before you invite more traffic in, you must have a place for it to go; the sensible outlet would be created by making 15th Street four lanes east of Iowa, joining with a four-lane Naismith Drive both north and south of 15th Street. Good planners plan ahead — even beyond the next fiscal cycle. Bill Mitchell, Lawrence

Real obscenity To the editor: The latest controversy in Afghanistan involves a video of four Marines urinating on the dead bodies of three Taliban terrorists, recently killed by these same Marine snipers. These Marines have been instantly condemned and vilified in our government’s frantic efforts to be “politically correct,” so

as not to offend the Muslim world, especially the Taliban! Really? It is easy for those who have never been in combat to denounce this act. As a Marine Vietnam combat veteran, I understand why this happens in war. In war there are no options, no place for “political correctness!” War is simple, basic: You kill him or he kills you! These Marines have just killed three enemy combatants who were trying to kill them. What are the true obscenities here? I would submit the first obscenity is our government involved in a war they can’t explain or get out of. The second, is our military leadership, who ask young people to die but cannot articulate what they are dying for or why. The third is our spineless, cowardly Congress, who do not hold the military responsible so as not to offend their corporate sponsors of the military-industrial complex. And the last obscenity is we, the American people, who send our kids off to die yet never really question why. Let’s not judge these Marines for expressing their opinion of the Taliban, Afghanistan, and war itself. No one has that right, unless one has walked a mile ... in their boots! Curtis D. Bennett, Lawrence

Owl observation To the editor: The widespread interest in the snowy owls visiting Kansas this winter is wonderful. However, reports from Clinton Lake make it clear that some uninformed observers are endangering these beautiful, exotic owls by approaching the owls much too closely to watch them and take pictures. Admittedly a thrilling personal experience, but what is the effect on the bird? Remember that these birds left their

northern home because of insufficient food. Whether this is due to a crash in the lemming population or to high populations of owls because last year was an exceptionally good breeding year for them is academic. Either scenario results in starving birds flying south hundreds of miles, often arriving here exhausted and emaciated. Feathers hide the emaciation from field observers, but rehabilitators see it when trying to save an injured owl. Sometimes a snowy doesn’t fly when approached because it is too weak; the human approach causes yet more exhausting stress. Responsible birders have a strong code of ethics which all wildlife watchers should follow. Two of the most applicable principles: 1. Promote the welfare of birds and their environment by exercising restraint and caution during observation or photography; 2. Practice common courtesy in contacts with other people. Above all, we want these owls to survive the winter and wing back north in spring. Please, no more thoughtless harassment of our snowy sojourners — give them space. To safely see raptors up close, come to Kaw Valley Eagles Day at Free State High School on Jan. 21. Susan Iversen for the Jayhawk Audubon Society

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Sunshine, windy and not as cold

Mostly sunny and colder

Not as cold with clouds and sun

Partly sunny

Mostly sunny and milder

High 43° Low 15° POP: 0%

High 27° Low 16° POP: 5%

High 41° Low 11° POP: 10%

High 36° Low 22° POP: 5%

High 51° Low 29° POP: 10%

Wind SSW 12-25 mph

Wind NE 7-14 mph

Wind N 8-16 mph

Wind SSE 8-16 mph

Wind WNW 7-14 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 47/0

McCook 52/10 Oberlin 51/15 Goodland 53/14

Beatrice 43/6

Oakley 51/18

Manhattan Russell Salina 46/11 51/11 Topeka 48/12 45/14 Emporia 43/16

Great Bend 49/11 Dodge City 51/17

Garden City 50/18 Liberal 52/24

Kansas City 42/16 Lawrence Kansas City 41/16 43/15

Chillicothe 39/14 Marshall 41/20 Sedalia 39/21

Nevada 42/25

Chanute 43/21

Hutchinson 47/13 Wichita Pratt 44/19 53/18

Centerville 35/10

St. Joseph 45/19

Sabetha 42/14

Concordia 44/10 Hays 50/10

Clarinda 40/5

Lincoln 46/2

Grand Island 42/3

Coffeyville Joplin 45/25 44/26

Springfield 40/25

Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.

Temperature High/low Normal high/low today Record high today Record low today

34°/15° 38°/18° 69° in 1951 -14° in 1930

Precipitation in inches 24 hours through 8 p.m. yest. Month to date Normal month to date Year to date Normal year to date

trace 0.01 0.52 0.01 0.52


Today Thu. Today Thu. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Independence 48 25 s 45 28 s Atchison 44 18 pc 28 18 s Fort Riley 47 19 s 31 16 s Belton 41 22 s 27 19 s Olathe 39 15 s 27 19 s Burlington 45 21 s 36 22 s Osage Beach 41 23 s 39 21 s Coffeyville 45 25 s 39 26 s Osage City 42 15 s 27 16 s Concordia 44 10 pc 25 13 s Ottawa 43 21 s 32 21 s Dodge City 51 17 s 41 24 s Wichita 44 19 s 34 21 s Holton 45 18 pc 28 19 s Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. Seattle 36/32

SUN & MOON Today

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7:37 a.m. 5:25 p.m. 3:07 a.m. 1:05 p.m. First



7:37 a.m. 5:26 p.m. 4:13 a.m. 2:00 p.m. Last


San Francisco 53/46

Minneapolis 21/-13

Detroit 28/20

Chicago 25/7 Denver 55/25

Washington 42/27

Kansas City 41/16

Los Angeles 66/47

Jan 30

Feb 7

Feb 14


As of 7 a.m. Tuesday Lake

Clinton Perry Pomona

Level (ft)

873.63 891.64 973.21

Discharge (cfs)

8 25 15

Shown are today’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for today.

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Cold, gusty winds will sweep to the coastal Northeast today with lake-effect snow over the eastern Great Lakes. Showers and thunder will affect the Florida Peninsula. A series of storms will bring heavy snow from western Washington to the northern Rockies. Today Thu. Today Thu. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Memphis 41 29 s 55 38 s Albuquerque 53 31 s 59 34 s Miami 79 64 pc 76 63 pc Anchorage 9 -4 s 11 -1 s Milwaukee 22 5 s 10 2 pc Atlanta 50 29 s 57 36 s Minneapolis 21 -13 sn 2 -2 pc Austin 60 41 s 72 47 s 40 25 s 51 28 pc Baltimore 40 22 s 43 22 pc Nashville New Orleans 58 39 pc 66 57 s Birmingham 47 29 s 59 42 s New York 40 24 pc 36 28 pc Boise 41 35 sn 47 34 r 41 3 pc 13 9 pc Boston 38 18 pc 30 26 pc Omaha 78 49 pc 70 47 pc Buffalo 24 19 sf 29 13 sn Orlando 40 24 s 38 28 pc Cheyenne 50 25 pc 57 39 pc Philadelphia 68 44 s 71 47 s Chicago 25 7 s 15 5 pc Phoenix Pittsburgh 29 19 sf 32 15 sn Cincinnati 34 23 pc 30 12 sf Cleveland 25 21 sf 26 14 sn Portland, ME 36 7 pc 24 18 pc Portland, OR 42 41 sn 44 38 r Dallas 53 38 s 65 47 s 50 30 c 53 34 sh Denver 55 25 pc 68 35 pc Reno 46 24 pc 49 27 pc Des Moines 34 3 pc 11 6 pc Richmond 51 40 c 50 42 r Detroit 28 20 pc 27 11 sn Sacramento St. Louis 32 23 s 26 17 pc El Paso 62 36 s 66 43 s Salt Lake City 42 30 sf 50 31 sh Fairbanks -25 -44 pc -17 -29 s San Diego 60 46 pc 60 51 pc Honolulu 81 67 sh 81 67 s San Francisco 53 46 c 53 47 r Houston 62 44 s 70 56 s 36 32 sn 40 36 sn Indianapolis 31 21 s 23 13 sn Seattle Spokane 18 17 sn 30 17 sn Kansas City 41 16 pc 25 17 s Tucson 69 40 s 72 45 s Las Vegas 60 43 s 64 45 s Tulsa 45 28 s 49 33 s Little Rock 43 29 s 53 35 s 42 27 s 43 28 pc Los Angeles 66 47 pc 66 51 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: McAllen, TX 89° Low: Dunkirk, MT -19°


On Jan. 18, 1978, the weight of snow and ice caved in the roof of the Hartford Civic Center. In winters with excessive snowfall, loads on roofs increase dramatically.


WEATHER TRIVIA™ How much water is needed to produce 12 inches of snow over 1 square mile? Over 17 million gallons.

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Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, enter through the south doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Intro to the Internet, 10 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Dine Out To Donate to United Way, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Orient Vietnames/Oh Boy Chicken, 1006 Mass. Introduction to Fundraising Planning, 2 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Senior Information Hour, 2-3 p.m., Meadowlark Estates, 4430 Bauer Farm Drive. KU Youth Chorus Rehearsal, 4:30-5:45 p.m., Room 320 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Solid Waste Task Force public input meeting, 6-7 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Headquarters counselor information session, 6-7:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt. Sons of the Union Veterans, 6:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St.


“Bloody Murder,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. “Winter Works,” An Art Show Benefitting Stepping Stones Inc., 7-10 p.m., Signs of Life Gallery, 722 Mass. Free Community Yoga Class, 7:30-8:45 p.m., Breathe Holistic Life Center, 1407 Mass. Speakeasy Night with the Watkinses, 8-11 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.


Red Dog’s Dog Days, 7:30 a.m., parking lot behind Kizer-Cummings Jewelry, Ninth and Vermont streets. Girl Scout Cookie booth, 9 a.m.-noon, Walmart, 3300 Iowa. Annual Kaw Valley Eagles Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive. Family Fun Day/ Open House, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lawrence Montessori School, 505 Legends Drive. Teen Advisory Board Meeting, 1 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Book signing: Fran Riedeman, author of “Joseph ...: The Heart of the Father,” 1-3 p.m., Hastings, 1900 W. 23rd St. Ragtime Piano Rehearsal / Jam Session, 2-4 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Auditions: Youth Ballet Company, “Peter Pan, 2-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Teen Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament, 3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. House Concert with Ardys Ramberg and Bradford Hoopes, 7 p.m., Delaware Street Commons, 1222 Del. 940 Live: The Danny Pound Revue, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. “Bloody Murder,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Video Jerry/DJ John Retro ’70s Disco Nite, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St.

ing the growth of downtown Lawrence, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 1047 Mass. Freedom’s Frontier exhibit, Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St. Lawrence Arts Center exhibits: “Hay Wire”: Hong Chun Zhang Solo Exhibition, Jan. 20-March 8; “The Articulate Body,” Jennifer Crupi Solo Exhibition, Jan. 20-March 8; Constellation, an aerial installation by Juniper Tangpuz; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 940 N.H. Lumberyard Arts Center exhibit: “Un-Juried” Art Exhibit, an eclectic collection of 2-D pieces submitted by artists from the Baldwin City and Lawrence areas, 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, through Jan. 28, 718 High St., Baldwin City. Kansas Union Gallery: Geoffrey Benzing “Animals,” 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, through Feb. 10, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence Public Library storytimes for January: Fun with Food storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, through Jan. 20; Toddler storytime resumes Jan. 24, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; Library storytime, 7 p.m. Thursdays and, after Jan. 24, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. Fridays; Storytime in Spanish and English resumes Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays; Family storytime, 3:30 p.m. Sundays; Books & Babies resumes Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m. Mondays and 9:30 a.m., 10:10 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. Wednesdays; Storytime in German resumes Jan. 31, 4 p.m. Tuesdays 707 Vt.

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LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 8 p.m. Tuesday.

University-Community Forum: The Economics of Retail Markets: How Should Lawrence Protect Its Downtown?, by Kirk McClure, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 536 Fireside Court, Suite B. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 8437359. Welcome to Medicare, noon, Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. Second St. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Poetry Social: “Renewal,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. NAMI-Douglas County meeting, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. “South Pacific,” 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Free salsa lessons, 8:309:30 p.m., Taste Lounge, 804 W. 24th St. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa.

Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Team trivia, 9 p.m., Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa Drive.


Do your Hearing Aids Whistle? ONE WEEK ONLY! January 18 - 25

THE EXTENSION COUNCIL OF K-STATE RESEARCH AND EXTENSION-DOUGLAS COUNTY presented an appreciation award to Frank and Rachel Purvis at its 2011 annual meeting on Nov. 29 at the Dreher Family 4-H building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St. Pictured from left are Susan Krumm, Extension agent, Family and Consumer Sciences, Rachel Purvis, Frank Purvis, and Rich Barr, Extension Council Board chairman. Bill Wood submitted the photo.

“I am enjoying my improved hearing aids which I got at Lawrence Hearing Aid Center. The sounds quality is more clear and telephone conversation is enhanced without any whistling. Come see the good folks at Lawrence Hearing Aid Center today.” -Max Falkenstien

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Withey alters his ‘do, opponent game plans. 3B


ON FIRE! Scout Wiebe and the Free State girls basketball team scorched Emporia, 77-40, on Tuesday. Story on page 4B


LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD Wednesday, January 18, 2012



Tom Keegan

KU’s big gains tough to judge A thought camped in my mind and I decided to write it down before it died of loneliness: More than just the Kansas University basketball players have improved this season. The Allen Fieldhouse crowd has gotten even better too. Louder. Prouder. And what could have caused that, other than the team exceeding expectations? Maybe, just maybe, in the final years of the ticket fraud that padded the pockets of folks now serving sentences, the ever-changing faces of those sitting in some of the best seats prevented a sense of community from growing with each game. Maybe, just maybe, donors started sensing they weren’t getting what they paid for and looked with suspicion at those with better seats and wondered how much, if anything, they donated to the Williams Fund. Last year, honesty was restored to the system, but a transition was necessary in order for all the resentment of those who didn’t get what they paid for in previous seasons to fade. The crowd for the Big Monday blowout against Baylor brought it from opening tip to the final horn. The loudmouth in the ball cap who sits near the visiting bench let the refs have it with extra acidity to his tongue, sharper fangs to his ever-pointing index finger. The dunks drew louder roars. The nervous silence that sometimes surfaces when KU falls behind never materialized during the Bears’ short stay ahead on the scoreboard. It’s not easy to say why, but the crowd feels even livelier. Before getting to another question that involves the basketball team, consider philosophical ones that rank behind it in degree of difficulty: What came first, the Jayhawk or the egg? Because he is the only Kansas football player who has played for new coach Charlie Weis, is Notre Dame transfer quarterback Dayne Crist, in a sense, the team’s only returning starter? These questions present a greater challenge than: If Nebraska makes it financially enticing for Kansas to be the first visitor in the opening basketball game played in the 16,000-seat arena set to open in 2013, should KU accept the invitation. Answer: no. The Cornhuskers left the Big 12, remember? The toughest question yet posed: Which player in KU’s cohesive, fast and agile defensive juggernaut of a starting five has improved the most since a year ago? Thomas Robinson, who had four double-doubles and averaged 14.6 minutes last season and has had 13 double-doubles this season and is playing 30.6 minutes a game? Tyshawn Taylor, coming off back-to-back 28-point games and playing with such contagious confidence? Jeff Withey, who suffered from a paint allergy a year ago, now leads the Big 12 in blocked shots, makes players slam on the brakes on their drives to the hoop, has four double-doubles and had nine offensive rebounds against Baylor? Glue guy Travis Releford, so much faster and more explosive than most complementary players? Elijah Johnson, the early favorite to rank as next season’s most improved Jayhawk? You make the call by logging onto and casting your vote.

LHS girls grab needed win in blowout By Benton Smith

John Young/Journal-World Photo

LAWRENCE HIGH JUNIOR KRISTA COSTA (22) BEATS THE DEFENSE DOWN THE COURT as she scores an easy basket on a fast break during the Lions’ game against Kansas City Schlagle on Tuesday at LHS.

It had been a long six weeks since Lawrence High’s girls basketball team left the locker room after a game with smiles on their faces, indulging in the pleasant aftermath of a victory. The Lions couldn’t help but grin once again Tuesday night following a 56-21 beating of Kansas City Schlagle that snapped a five-game losing skid with an exclamation point. As it turns out, it was Lawrence’s most recent loss — this past Thursday at Olathe South — that planted the seeds for the team’s return to the win column. LHS coach Nick Wood said the 57-43 road setback helped the girls learn that they are capable of competing. “We started to see it last week, that this type of effort was coming and we had it in us,” Wood said. “That was kind of our breakthrough moment.” The Lions (3-5) could also see the development coming along at practices in the days leading up to their home game with the Stallions (3-5), junior guard Anna Wright said after scoring a game-high 12 points. “That made us play harder, and it kind of transferred over to this game,” Wright said. Sophomore forward Kionna Coleman agreed, and said LHS had the right mindset. Please see LHS, page 4B



Three transfers, one goal: win

We’re all here and excited. In our minds, we couldn’t be in a better situation than with coach Weis and the rest of the staff.”

By Matt Tait

One by one, they walked into Mrkonic Auditorium looking the part of proud, polished, prepared college football players. In some ways they were newcomers to the Kansas University football program, names we’ve heard but skills we have yet to see. In other ways, they served as the new face for a program that spent the past two seasons desperately seeking an identity. Whatever the case, it was — Kansas clear that transfers Dayne Crist, University quarterJake Heaps and Justin McCay, back Jake Heaps, a each of whom was introduced transfer from BYU to the media at a news conference on Monday, were here for one reason — they believe in Kansas football and head coach Charlie Weis. “None of us expected to be sitting here today in Kansas when we had all committed to different places,” said Heaps, a quarterback from BYU who will be eligible as a junior beginning in 2013. “You don’t go in expecting Heaps that it’s not going to work out. But at the end of the day, things happen for a reason. We’re all here and excited. In our minds, we couldn’t be in a better situation than with coach Weis and the rest of the staff.” Each player chose to come to Kansas for a different reason. For Crist, a former Notre Dame McCay quarterback who was recruited to South Bend, Ind., by Weis, the opportunity to play at KU represented one more shot to live up to the five-star billing he had in high school. It also offered one more opportunity to play for the man he believed could help him get to the NFL. That’s still the


John Young/Journal-World Photo

KANSAS UNIVERSITY GUARD NATALIE KNIGHT, LEFT, AND IOWA STATE GUARD LAUREN MANSFIELD (10) CHASE DOWN a loose ball on Jan. 11 at Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks fought to pull out the tough win in double overtime, something KU coach Bonnie Henrickson said her team should get used to doing, especially on the road in the Big 12.

Henrickson on Big 12 play: Nail-biters might be the norm By Matt Tait

Check out the way conference play has started for the Kansas University women’s basketball team, and you easily will see why KU coach Bonnie Henrickson is thinking about petitioning the league to change its name. “I’ve said a couple of times this year that we oughta rename ours the one-possession league,” Henrickson said of the Big 12 Conference. “The number of one-possession games there have been already in four games is phenomenal.” Heading into tonight’s 7 p.m. showdown with Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla., the Jayhawks (14-2 overall, 3-1 in Big 12 play) have won three of their first four Big 12 games — their best start since the 1999-2000 season — including both road contests. Last Sunday, KU domPlease see FOOTBALL, page 4B inated Missouri, start to finish,

in Columbia, Mo., to pick up its second road victory of the conference season. Should the Jayhawks come out on top tonight, they’ll win their third league road game for the first time in OKLAHOMA years. Kansas has not won STATEMENT? more than two Big 12 games Who: Kansas on the road in (14-2 overall, the past seven 3-1 Big 12) seasons, in- vs. Oklahoma cluding one State (10-3, season with 2-2) no road wins When: 7 p.m. (2007-08) and today two others Where: Still(2008-09 and water, Okla. 2005-06) with TV: n/a just one. Henrickson hardly has been surprised. Throughout the season, after an upset victory at Texas, a heartbreaking loss at home to Kansas State or a double-overtime

nail-biter against Iowa State, Henrickson has emerged with the same message: Embrace the struggle. So far, the Jayhawks have been able to do that, and they’ll look to keep it rolling tonight in a tough environment against a tough team. “The depth is what’s different here,” said Henrickson, referring to how difficult road wins can be to corral. “In our league, there are no nights off. You’ve gotta play as well on the road as you have to play at home to get a win.” Reaching road win No. 3 certainly will not be easy. Oklahoma State (10-3, 2-2) is unbeaten at home this season and has limited opponents to 30.7 percent shooting from the field to rank third in the country in fieldgoal-percentage defense. KU’s improved defense has Please see KU WOMEN, page 3B

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SAN ANTONIO (98) Jefferson 0-3 0-0 0, Duncan 4-10 0-0 8, Blair 6-10 1-2 13, Parker 7-12 4-4 18, Leonard 5-12 0-0 12, Splitter 1-1 2-2 4, Joseph 2-4 0-0 4, Green 7-11 0-2 20, Bonner 1-3 0-0 3, Anderson 0-1 3-4 3, Neal 5-12 1-1 12, Thomas 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 38-80 12-17 98. MIAMI (120) James 12-21 5-9 33, Bosh 14-22 2-4 30, Anthony 3-3 0-0 6, Chalmers 4-8 1-2 13, Jones 0-3 3-3 3, Haslem 2-4 0-0 4, Battier 2-3 0-0 5, Miller 6-6 0-0 18, Cole 3-8 1-1 8, Harris 0-0 0-0 0, Gladness 0-0 0-0 0, Howard 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 46-79 12-19 120. San Antonio 35 28 12 23 — 98 Miami 26 23 39 32 — 120 3-Point Goals-San Antonio 10-25 (Green 6-7, Leonard 2-5, Bonner 1-2, Neal 1-5, Parker 0-1, Joseph 0-2, Jefferson 0-3), Miami 16-26 (Miller 6-6, Chalmers 4-6, James 4-6, Battier 1-2, Cole 1-2, Bosh 0-1, Jones 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-San Antonio 45 (Duncan 7), Miami 42 (Bosh 8). AssistsSan Antonio 21 (Jefferson 5), Miami 24 (James 10). Total Fouls-San Antonio 18, Miami 19. TechnicalsDuncan. A-19,600 (19,600).

Magic 96, Bobcats 89 ORLANDO, FLA. — Dwight Howard had 25 points and 17 rebounds Mario Chalmers, Miami to lead Orlando past Charlotte on Pts: 13. FGs: 4-8. FTs: 1-2. Tuesday night for its fifth straight win. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Jameer Nelson scored 17 points, Pts: 5. FGs: 2-6. FTs: 1-1. Hedo Turkoglu had 15 and Von Wafer 13 as the Magic won for the Marcus Morris, Houston 10th time in 12 games. On D-League assignment. Gerald Henderson had 22 points for Charlotte, which has Markieff Morris, Phoenix lost eight of its last nine. The BobPts: 4. FGs: 1-7. FTs: 2-2. cats are also winless in their last five trips to Orlando. Brandon Rush, Golden State Charlotte stayed close throughBulls 118, Suns 97 Pts: 14. FGs: 6-11. FTs: 0-0. out the game and pulled within a CHICAGO — Carlos Boozer basket late in the fourth quarter scored 26 of his season-high 31 before Ryan Anderson’s 3-pointer points in the first half. extended Orlando’s lead to 86-81 to be helped from the floor bleed- PHOENIX (97) with 1:33 to play. Hill 4-7 0-0 8, Frye 2-7 0-0 4, Gortat 5-7 4-5 14, Turkoglu and Wafer scored ing in the final minute with a cut Nash 10-13 2-3 25, Dudley 3-7 1-1 7, Morris 1-7 2-2 4, Brown 4-10 0-0 9, Price 2-4 0-0 5, Warrick 1-2 0-0 eight points each in the decisive on his face. 2, Lopez 6-7 4-4 16, Redd 0-3 3-4 3. Totals 38-74 fourth quarter. 16-19 97. GOLDEN STATE (105) CHARLOTTE (89) Henderson 7-10 8-10 22, Thomas 2-10 3-4 7, Mullens 4-10 0-0 8, Augustin 6-12 0-1 13, Walker 6-13 0-0 15, Diaw 4-8 0-0 9, Biyombo 5-5 1-2 11, Higgins 0-3 0-0 0, Brown 2-5 0-0 4, Carroll 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 36-77 12-17 89. ORLANDO (96) Turkoglu 5-8 3-4 15, Anderson 4-13 3-4 13, Howard 11-18 3-8 25, Nelson 5-8 6-7 17, Redick 2-9 0-0 5, Davis 3-9 0-1 6, Q.Richardson 1-4 0-0 2, Duhon 0-1 0-0 0, Wafer 5-8 2-2 13. Totals 36-78 17-26 96. Charlotte 24 26 17 22 — 89 Orlando 17 30 20 29 — 96 3-Point Goals-Charlotte 5-17 (Walker 3-7, Diaw 1-4, Augustin 1-4, Brown 0-1, Mullens 0-1), Orlando 7-22 (Turkoglu 2-5, Anderson 2-9, Redick 1-1, Wafer 1-2, Nelson 1-3, Q.Richardson 0-1, Duhon 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Charlotte 50 (Biyombo 10), Orlando 47 (Howard 17). AssistsCharlotte 23 (Walker 6), Orlando 19 (Howard, Nelson 4). Total Fouls-Charlotte 22, Orlando 14. Technicals-Diaw, Charlotte defensive three second, Howard, Turkoglu. A-18,846 (18,500).

Warriors 105, Cavaliers 95 CLEVELAND — David Lee scored a season-high 29 points — 13 in the fourth quarter — and Nate Robinson added 17 points. Lee scored seven straight points midway through the final period to help the Warriors pull away from the Cavs, who were coming off a seven-game road trip. Golden State’s Monta Ellis had


Royals, four agree KANSAS CITY, MO. — The Royals agreed to one-year contracts with pitchers Jonathan Sanchez, Luke Hochevar and Felipe Paulino along with reserve outfielder Mitch Maier on Tuesday, leaving outfielder Alex Gordon as the only remaining player in arbitration. The Royals are hopeful of signing Gordon to a long-term deal. Sanchez will get $5.6 million and is eligible for up to $200,000 in bonuses after arriving in an offseason trade that sent outfielder Melky Cabrera to San Francisco. Hochevar will make $3.51 million, Paulino is in line for $1.9 million and Maier will make $865,000, not counting performance bonuses.

D.Wright 4-11 2-2 10, Lee 13-20 3-4 29, Biedrins 1-1 0-0 2, Jenkins 2-4 0-0 4, Ellis 2-12 6-8 10, Robinson 6-15 2-3 17, Udoh 1-4 0-0 2, Rush 6-11 0-0 14, K.Thompson 5-9 0-0 14, McGuire 1-7 1-2 3. Totals 41-94 14-19 105. CLEVELAND (95) Casspi 3-8 4-6 11, Jamison 7-14 3-3 19, Varejao 4-11 2-4 10, Irving 7-13 4-6 18, Gibson 2-7 0-0 6, Sessions 3-9 2-2 8, Gee 1-3 2-2 4, Erden 6-8 2-2 14, T.Thompson 2-9 1-3 5. Totals 35-82 20-28 95. Golden State 26 29 26 24 — 105 Cleveland 26 24 29 16 — 95 3-Point Goals-Golden State 9-19 (K.Thompson 4-4, Robinson 3-5, Rush 2-3, Lee 0-1, Jenkins 0-1, Ellis 0-2, D.Wright 0-3), Cleveland 5-15 (Jamison 2-3, Gibson 2-5, Casspi 1-4, Irving 0-3). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Golden State 54 (Biedrins 11), Cleveland 59 (Varejao 13). Assists-Golden State 26 (Robinson 10), Cleveland 16 (Irving 5). Total FoulsGolden State 24, Cleveland 16. A-13,056 (20,562).

CHICAGO (118) Deng 4-9 6-6 15, Boozer 14-21 3-3 31, Noah 6-10 1-2 13, Watson 8-12 4-4 23, Hamilton 5-11 0-0 11, Asik 5-6 1-3 11, Brewer 2-6 2-2 6, Korver 0-3 0-0 0, Gibson 3-5 1-2 7, Lucas 0-4 0-0 0, Butler 0-0 1-2 1, Scalabrine 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 47-88 19-24 118. Phoenix 31 16 21 29 — 97 Chicago 39 28 29 22 — 118 3-Point Goals-Phoenix 5-11 (Nash 3-3, Price 1-1, Brown 1-1, Dudley 0-1, Redd 0-1, Morris 0-2, Frye 0-2), Chicago 5-10 (Watson 3-3, Deng 1-1, Hamilton 1-2, Korver 0-1, Lucas 0-1, Noah 0-1, Brewer 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Phoenix 40 (Gortat 15), Chicago 45 (Noah 12). Assists-Phoenix 19 (Nash 9), Chicago 31 (Hamilton, Korver 6). Total Fouls-Phoenix 17, Chicago 17. Technicals-Chicago defensive three second. A-21,347 (20,917).

Nuggets 105, Bucks 95 MILWAUKEE — Corey Brewer scored a season-high 22 points as Heat 120, Spurs 98 MIAMI — LeBron James scored Denver started its five-game road 33 points, Chris Bosh added 30, trip with a victory against Miland Miami used a third-quarter waukee. turnaround to erase a big deficit (105) and beat San Antonio, snapping DENVER Gallinari 5-12 2-2 14, Nene 3-6 8-10 14, Mozgov 2-6 a three-game slide. Miami out- 0-0 4, Lawson 3-10 5-7 11, Afflalo 4-11 0-0 11, Miller 6-6 8, Harrington 5-9 2-2 16, Andersen 1-2 3-6 5, scored San Antonio 39-12 in the 1-5 Brewer 8-14 3-4 22. Totals 32-75 29-37 105. third quarter — the second-larg- MILWAUKEE (95) Jackson 0-6 2-2 2, Leuer 4-6 3-3 11, Bogut 1-5 0-0 est differential for any quarter 2, Jennings 13-22 1-2 30, Delfino 3-12 1-2 10, Gooden in Heat history, and the second- 2-6 1-1 5, Ilyasova 4-12 0-0 9, Harris 5-10 4-4 14, worst differential for a period in Udrih 1-4 0-0 2, Livingston 4-6 0-0 8, Sanders 1-1 0-0 Brockman 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 38-91 12-14 95. Spurs history. The Heat trailed 2, Denver 26 37 22 20 — 105 Milwaukee 21 23 23 28 — 95 52-35 late in the second quarter.

TODAY • Women’s basketball at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m.

&2%%34!4%()'( 3-Point Goals-Denver 12-25 (Harrington 4-6, Afflalo 3-4, Brewer 3-6, Gallinari 2-6, Lawson 0-3), Milwaukee 7-23 (Jennings 3-6, Delfino 3-9, Ilyasova 1-3, Harris 0-1, Leuer 0-1, Udrih 0-1, Jackson 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Denver 54 (Nene 9), Milwaukee 52 (Ilyasova 11). Assists-Denver 27 (Miller 11), Milwaukee 21 (Jennings 6). Total Fouls-Denver 15, Milwaukee 27. Technicals-Denver defensive three second 2. A-11,322 (18,717).

Rockets 97, Pistons 80 HOUSTON — Samuel Dalembert had 14 points and 12 rebounds, Luis Scola also scored 14, and Houston beat Detroit for its fourth straight victory. DETROIT (80) Prince 10-22 0-0 20, Wallace 0-1 0-0 0, Monroe 2-9 0-0 4, Knight 7-16 0-0 15, Gordon 7-15 3-3 18, Jerebko 2-8 3-4 7, Stuckey 6-11 2-2 16, Maxiell 0-0 0-0 0, Wilkins 0-1 0-0 0, Macklin 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-83 8-9 80. HOUSTON (97) Parsons 3-7 0-0 7, Scola 5-12 4-6 14, Dalembert 7-12 0-0 14, Lowry 5-11 0-0 13, Martin 4-12 2-2 11, Lee 2-4 1-2 6, Patterson 5-7 2-2 12, Hill 0-0 0-0 0, Budinger 3-6 0-0 7, Dragic 5-9 0-0 11, Adrien 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 40-81 9-12 97. Detroit 20 20 19 21 — 80 Houston 28 19 22 28 — 97 3-Point Goals-Detroit 4-13 (Stuckey 2-4, Knight 1-2, Gordon 1-3, Prince 0-2, Jerebko 0-2), Houston 8-19 (Lowry 3-7, Parsons 1-1, Lee 1-2, Budinger 1-2, Dragic 1-2, Martin 1-4, Scola 0-1). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Detroit 41 (Monroe 11), Houston 53 (Dalembert 12). Assists-Detroit 17 (Monroe 6), Houston 16 (Lowry, Dragic 5). Total Fouls-Detroit 16, Houston 18. A-9,318 (18,043).

Jazz 108, Clippers 79 SALT LAKE CITY — Paul Millsap scored 20 points and reserve C.J. Miles added a season-high 19 as the Jazz defeated the Clippers, Utah’s 16th straight home win against Los Angeles. The Clippers have not won in Salt Lake City since 2003. L.A. CLIPPERS (79) Butler 6-13 2-2 14, Griffin 5-12 0-0 10, Jordan 1-1 0-0 2, Billups 3-12 4-6 10, Foye 4-14 0-0 11, R.Evans 0-1 1-2 1, Gomes 4-6 0-0 8, Fortson 5-10 2-5 13, Thompkins 2-10 3-4 7, Leslie 1-6 0-0 2, Jones 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 31-85 13-21 79. UTAH (108) Hayward 0-4 3-4 3, Millsap 7-11 6-6 20, Jefferson 4-14 2-2 10, Harris 5-9 2-2 13, Bell 3-8 1-1 8, Watson 1-1 1-2 3, Kanter 4-7 2-2 10, Miles 7-13 4-4 19, Burks 3-9 5-6 11, J.Evans 4-4 1-2 9, Tinsley 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 39-82 27-31 108. L.A. Clippers 17 24 18 20 — 79 Utah 29 23 26 30 — 108 3-Point Goals-L.A. Clippers 4-20 (Foye 3-6, Fortson 1-2, Gomes 0-2, Thompkins 0-2, Billups 0-4, Butler 0-4), Utah 3-8 (Bell 1-2, Harris 1-2, Miles 1-3, Hayward 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-L.A. Clippers 54 (Griffin 11), Utah 55 (Jefferson 13). Assists-L.A. Clippers 17 (Billups 6), Utah 18 (Harris, Jefferson 4). Total Fouls-L.A. Clippers 21, Utah 20. A-19,371 (19,911).


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on the Razorbacks (13-5, 2-2) from the start by taking a 10-2 lead and extending it to as many as 20 before halftime. Davis, who had 14 rebounds, blocked his 84th shot with just under five minutes left in the first half when he turned away freshman B.J. Young’s layup to set the record previously held by Melvin Turpin and matched by Andre Riddick.

No. 20 Michigan 60, No. 9 Michigan State 59 ANN ARBOR, MICH. — Stu Douglass made a layup with 36.5 seconds remaining, and Michigan held on through a wild final sequence to edge Michigan State on Tuesday night. On Michigan State’s last posses- ARKANSAS (13-5) sion, Keith Appling drove to the Wade 4-7 3-4 12, Scott 3-8 3-4 9, Abron 1-6 1-2 3, 2-9 0-0 4, Sanchez 1-3 1-4 3, Madden 3-6 2-2 basket but had his shot blocked by Nobles 10, Young 4-11 2-2 10, Mickelson 1-1 0-0 2, Waithe Jordan Morgan. Brandon Wood 4-6 0-0 10. Totals 23-57 12-18 63. of the Spartans came up with the KENTUCKY (18-1) Miller 5-8 0-1 11, Jones 4-8 5-8 13, Kidd-Gilchrist ball, and Draymond Green was 4-7 2-2 10, Davis 10-12 7-8 27, Teague 2-4 3-4 7, able to get another shot off from Beckham 0-0 0-0 0, Lamb 5-12 2-2 14, Vargas 0-0 0-0 NFL Wiltjer 2-5 0-0 4. Totals 32-56 19-25 86. near the free-throw line, but it 0, Halftime-Kentucky 37-21. 3-Point GoalsColts fire Caldwell missed. Arkansas 5-15 (Madden 2-3, Waithe 2-4, Wade Scott 0-1, Nobles 0-2, Young 0-3), Kentucky Freshman Trey Burke scored 20 1-2, 3-11 (Lamb 2-4, Miller 1-3, Jones 0-1, Davis 0-1, INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiapoints for Michigan. He rebound- Wiltjer 0-2). Fouled Out-Mickelson. Reboundsnapolis Colts have fired coach Jim ed a miss by Appling in the final Arkansas 26 (Nobles, Scott 5), Kentucky 38 (Davis Caldwell. Assists-Arkansas 5 (Nobles, Scott 2), Kentucky minute and turned it into a tran- 14). 13 (Teague 9). Total Fouls-Arkansas 19, Kentucky The team announced the deci13. A-24,093. sition chance, eventually passing sion Tuesday. Caldwell just finished to Douglass for the winning layup. his third and worst season as head Michigan (15-4, 5-2 Big Ten) has No. 10 Georgetown 83, coach of the Colts, who stumbled won three straight over Michigan DePaul 75 to a 2-14 finish without injured State (15-4, 4-2). ROSEMONT, ILL. — Jason Clark quarterback Peyton Manning. scored a career-high 31 points, It’s the second big move since MICHIGAN STATE (15-4) Green 3-8 0-0 7, Payne 2-3 0-0 4, Appling 5-12 0-0 and Georgetown dominated the the miserable season ended. The 10, Dawson 2-4 0-0 4, Wood 1-6 1-2 4, Kearney 2-2 rebounding in a victory over Deday after the season ended, owner 0-0 6, Thornton 2-3 2-2 8, Trice 1-3 0-0 3, Nix 6-9 1-1 Paul. The Hoyas (15-3, 5-2 Big Jim Irsay fired team vice chairman 13. Totals 24-50 4-5 59. (15-4) East) outrebounded DePaul 47-25 Bill Polian and Polian’s son, Chris, MICHIGAN Morgan 2-3 0-2 4, Novak 4-8 0-0 10, Douglass 3-6 Indy’s general manager. 2-3 9, Burke 8-11 1-3 20, Hardaway Jr. 3-9 4-4 10, and consistently worked inside Vogrich 1-2 0-0 2, McLimans 0-0 0-0 0, Smotrycz 2-6 for second shots. Henry Sims add1-1 5. Totals 23-45 8-13 60. Halftime-Michigan 36-29. 3-Point Goals-Michigan ed 16 points and Otto Porter had COLLEGE BASKETBALL St. 7-15 (Kearney 2-2, Thornton 2-3, Trice 1-1, 15 rebounds for Georgetown. 1-3, Wood 1-5, Appling 0-1), Michigan 6-21 Clark made 11 of 14 shots from A&M guard transfers Green (Burke 3-6, Novak 2-5, Douglass 1-3, Vogrich 0-1, Smotrycz 0-2, Hardaway Jr. 0-4). Fouled Out-None. the field, including 5 of 7 from beNEW YORK — Point guard Jamal Rebounds-Michigan St. 31 (Green 11), Michigan hind the three-point line. Cleve18 (Burke, Douglass 4). Assists-Michigan St. 13 Branch has transferred to St. (Appling 5), Michigan 8 (Burke 3). Total Fouls- land Melvin scored 19 points and John’s from Texas A&M. Michigan St. 12, Michigan 8. A-12,721. Moses Morgan had 17 for the Blue Branch played in 11 games for the Demons (10-8, 1-5). Aggies this season, averaging 4.2 No. 2 Kentucky 86, points, 2.5 assists and 2.2 rebounds GEORGETOWN (15-3) Arkansas 63 Thompson 6-15 0-2 14, Porter 1-5 2-2 4, Lubick in 18.6 minutes. LEXINGTON, KY. — Freshman 2-5 0-0 4, Sims 6-9 4-6 16, Clark 11-14 4-9 31, Whittington 1-2 5, Hopkins 0-0 0-0 0, Trawick 2-3 Anthony Davis scored a career- 5-7 9. Totals 2-6 30-57 16-28 83. TENNIS high 27 points and blocked seven DEPAUL (10-8) Melvin 8-13 3-5 19, Faber 0-1 0-0 0, Clahar 2-7 2-2 shots to set a single season school Clijsters advances Young 6-16 3-4 16, McKinney 0-1 2-2 2, Robertson record in Kentucky’s victory over 7, Jr. 1-1 0-0 2, Kelly 1-3 0-0 3, Morgan 6-11 0-0 17, Crockett 2-8 0-0 5, Kirk 2-3 0-2 4. Totals 28-64 10-15 MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — DeArkansas. fending champion Kim Clijsters The Wildcats (18-1, 4-0 South- 75.Halftime-Georgetown 37-31. 3-Point Goalscruised into the third round today at eastern Conference) won their Georgetown 7-13 (Clark 5-7, Thompson 2-4, the Australian Open. Clijsters only 10th straight overall and extend- Whittington 0-2), DePaul 9-25 (Morgan 5-8, Clahar 1-3, Kelly 1-3, Crockett 1-4, Young 1-5, Kirk 0-1, needed 47 minutes to beat Stepha- ed their home winning streak to Melvin 0-1). Fouled Out-Robertson Jr., Sims. nie Foretz Gacon of France, 6-0, 46, including 45 straight at Rupp Rebounds-Georgetown 47 (Porter 15), DePaul 25 (Melvin 6). Assists-Georgetown 13 (Lubick 6-1. She lost just 10 points in the Arena. 6), DePaul 16 (Clahar, Crockett 5). Total Foulsfirst set. Davis and the Wildcats jumped Georgetown 18, DePaul 23. A-8,322.

TODAY • Wrestling vs. Shawnee Mission Northwest, 6 p.m. THURSDAY • Boys basketball vs. Buhler at McPherson Invitational, 4:45 p.m. • Bowling, FSHS quad, 3:30 p.m.


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Oklahoma 64, Texas Tech 55 NORMAN, OKLA. — Steven Pledger scored 17 points, Romero Osby added 15, and Oklahoma beat Texas Tech to keep the Red Raiders winless in Big 12 play. Texas Tech (7-10, 0-5) trailed throughout the second half but pulled within 48-47 when Jordan Tolbert put back his own miss with 4:18 to play. Robert Lewandowski had a chance underneath to give the Red Raiders the lead but missed, and the Sooners (12-5, 2-3) pulled away after that. Osby scored underneath after a timeout, and he added a two-handed slam and seven free throws down the stretch to close it out.

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TEXAS TECH (7-10) Lewandowski 2-5 2-2 6, Tolbert 1-10 3-6 5, Petteway 2-8 1-4 7, Minnis 0-1 0-0 0, Nurse 1-4 2-2 5, Willis 5-9 2-2 16, Adams 0-0 0-0 0, Crockett 4-8 6-7 14, Lammert 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 15-46 18-25 55. OKLAHOMA (12-5) Fitzgerald 5-11 3-4 13, Osby 4-7 7-8 15, Grooms 2-8 3-4 7, Pledger 6-13 4-4 17, Blair 0-3 0-0 0, Washington 0-1 0-0 0, Neal 1-2 0-0 2, Clark 3-9 4-6 10, Honore’ 0-0 0-0 0, Arent 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-54 21-26 64. Halftime-Oklahoma 29-22. 3-Point Goals-Texas Tech 7-14 (Willis 4-6, Petteway 2-4, Nurse 1-4), Oklahoma 1-11 (Pledger 1-6, Grooms 0-1, Neal 0-1, Blair 0-3). Fouled Out-Fitzgerald, Tolbert. Rebounds-Texas Tech 37 (Crockett, Tolbert 10), Oklahoma 34 (Osby 8). Assists-Texas Tech 11 (Nurse 4), Oklahoma 9 (Blair, Grooms 4). Total Fouls-Texas Tech 25, Oklahoma 21. A-7,786.

Big 12 Women Oklahoma 65, No. 23 Kansas State 57 MANHATTAN — Aaryn Ellenberg had a season-high 31 points to go with nine steals, and Oklahoma held off a last-gasp rally by Kansas State. OKLAHOMA (11-5) Griffin 2-4 4-6 8, Ellenberg 11-22 4-4 31, Hook 3-9 4-4 11, Campbell 0-4 1-2 1, Hand 4-8 0-0 9, Cerina 0-0 1-2 1, Harden 0-2 0-0 0, Williams 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 22-53 14-18 65. KANSAS STATE (13-4) Childs 5-11 6-10 16, B. Brown 4-5 0-2 8, Chambers 2-11 4-4 10, Dickey 8-20 2-2 18, White 2-7 0-0 5, Caron 0-1 0-0 0, Ostermann 0-1 0-0 0, Woods 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 21-58 12-18 57. Halftime-Oklahoma 33-25. 3-Point GoalsOklahoma 7-13 (Ellenberg 5-8, Hand 1-1, Hook 1-3, Harden 0-1), Kansas St. 3-22 (Chambers 2-9, White 1-4, Woods 0-1, Caron 0-1, Ostermann 0-1, Dickey 0-6). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Oklahoma 34 (Williams 9), Kansas St. 38 (B. Brown, Childs 8). Assists-Oklahoma 12 (Hook 6), Kansas St. 14 (White 9). Total Fouls-Oklahoma 11, Kansas St. 13. A-3,439.

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Hair and there, Withey changes game for KU


By Gary Bedore

Jeff Withey was quick to accept a fashion tip from his boss last weekend. “He (coach Bill Self) wanted me to get a haircut,” Withey, Kansas University’s junior center from San Diego, said with a smile, explaining the new look he brought to Monday’s game against Baylor in Allen Fieldhouse. “It (hair) was too long. It was getting in my eyes. I think you could see that,” added Withey, who had a friend apply scissors to his locks Sunday night. The amount of hair clipped was significant. “I think I had to lose at least three inches,” the 7-footer said of his official height measurement changing after a visit from his barber buddy. “It felt weird tonight (running the court). I could feel the breeze.” Feeling light on his feet, Withey scored 10 points off 3-of-10 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds in KU’s 92-74 Big Monday victory over the previously undefeated Bears. He also ... Q Went 4-for-4 from the line to up his free-throw percentage to 83.7. Q Made a perfect bounce pass to Tyshawn Taylor that led to an acrobatic layup. Q Plucked three steals and blocked three shots to up his Big 12-leading block total to 56. “It (effective play from Withey) changes our team a lot because we turn into a Baylor-type team and there is height everywhere,” KU junior guard Elijah Johnson said. “T-Rob (Thomas Robinson) brings the strength because he is going to muscle everything through and intimidate people. “If teams are able to make that pass (inside), they still have to go over a 7-footer, who is athletic and can do just about anything. So when we get Jeff going, it really gets a lot of us going, and a lot of people don’t know that. Jeff is a key player to our team, especially with getting us started. When he is on track, it can be a long night for some teams,” Johnson added.


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KANSAS UNIVERSITY CENTER JEFF WITHEY (5) MUSCLES his way past Baylor’s Qunicy Acy, right, on Monday in Allen Fieldhouse. When Withey is on, he’s part of a killer inside combo with the 6-10 Robinson, who burned Baylor for 27 points and 14 rebounds in 35 minutes. “Thomas makes the game easier for me, because he’s so strong. He moves everybody out of the way, so I can just go up and rebound,” Withey said. “We knew they (Bears) were long and would be physical. We are pretty big too. I am 7-foot. Thomas is 6-10. Justin (Wesley) is 6-8 and Kevin (Young, 6-8) is a big man also. We match up pretty well.” Withey, who had nine offensive rebounds on a night KU outrebounded BU, 39-24, brought great intensity to the court in his 30-minute stint. “All the coaches tell me I’m too nice, I’m too laid back. Before the game, they try to get me pumped up,” Withey said. “Coach (Kurtis) Townsend is always in my ear saying, ‘Get mad. Go dunk the ball.’ My teammates are always trying

to get me more aggressive. It helps a lot. I try to get into a zone.” He works on controlling the glass at practice. “We have a lot of drills. We get hit with pads, stuff like that just to practice rebounding,” said Withey. He averages 6.2 rebounds and 7.8 points per game. “With coach (Danny) Manning, we’re always going to be a good rebounding team.” Withey’s biggest attribute has always been his defense, most specifically shot-blocking. “Coach wants me to go after everything. If I don’t block it, I’m supposed to alter it,” Withey said. “I’ve always tried to go after the ball.” O Wooden list: Robinson has been named a John R. Wooden Award midseason top 25 candidate, the L.A. Athletic Club announced Tuesday. Others from the Big 12 on the list: Missouri’s Marcus Denmon and Baylor’s Perry Jones.

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FSHS sizzles in record-breaking 77-40 win By Jesse Newell

At first, Free State girls basketball assistant coach Lauren Kimball didn’t say anything to her players after the game. Later, when asked to speak, a few girls joked with her, telling her that she was too depressed to talk. Kimball, a former Free State standout, watched from the bench Monday night as one of her team’s old records was broken. The Firebirds — helped by a 24-point fourth quarter — set a school record for points in a 77-40 victory Tuesday night over Emporia. “It puts our mark on the school,” Free State senior Jackie Garcia said. “It’s just definitely a good thing with history and proves we worked hard and got it done.” The previous school record of 76 points was set on Feb. 13, 2006, when Kimball was a junior at FSHS. She scored a team-high 18 points in a 76-48 victory over Shawnee Mission North. With Free State’s reserves playing in the final minutes Monday, junior Courtney Parker put in the final bas-


“We definitely came with aggression,” Coleman said after scoring eight points and grabbing six rebounds. Lawrence really began asserting itself in the second quarter, stretching a twopoint lead to a 22-11 advantage in less than four minutes. Christina Haswood drilled a three-pointer on the first play of the second quarter, and LHS kept rolling with a runner by Marissa Pope, backto-back scores (one inside, one outside) from Monica Howard and a driving layup by Wright that was set up by a Bri Anglin pick in the lane. Even though Lawrence would outscore Schlagle 17-4 in the second and head to halftime with a 28-13 lead,

ket to push Free State’s total to 77. “It’s huge, because we have such good individuals,” Free State junior Abbey Casady said. “I think it’s awesome that we can contribute and make a team goal.” The Firebirds had come close to the record twice already this season, scoring 75 points against Shawnee Heights and 72 against Lansing. The victory snapped a three-game losing streak. “We came out and did what we needed to do, and hit shots early in the game,” FSHS coach Bryan Duncan said. Much of Free State’s offense was generated from

its defense, as constant ball pressure and a stingy fullcourt press forced Emporia into frequent mistakes. The Spartans turned it over 24 times, which included 14 giveaways in the first half. Meanwhile, the Firebirds routinely beat the Spartans down the floor for layups on the break. EHS coach Bill Nienstedt was so frustrated with his team’s inability to get back that he called three timeouts in the game’s first 7 1/2 minutes. Free State, which led 30-16 at half, was only able to set the record by being efficient late. The Firebirds had just one turnover after halftime, and its bench players also produced offensively in the fourth quarter. In fact, each of the 11 FSHS players that suited up scored at least two points. “We have a good shooting team,” Duncan said. “And the truth is, some of the kids on the end of our varsity bench who play primarily JV are probably — everybody will tell you — our best pure shooters.” Kennedy Kirkpatrick’s 17

Wood said the last four possessions of the half — the Lions failed to get a shot off and turned the ball over four times — were “atrocious,” and proved they have a lot of things to work on. “We could’ve walked in at halftime having complete control of the game, but we didn’t take care of the ball enough,” the coach said. The LHS players heard about the value of every possession at the break and responded with a 9-for-14 shooting performance in the third quarter, with just one turnover. Wood was pleased to see the Lions getting steals, flying all over the court and putting the game out of reach. “I thought our energy in that third quarter was awesome,” Wood said. That renewed, focused energy showed from the open-

ing minute of the second half, as Coleman scored after rebounding her own miss. Lawrence went on to outscore the Stallions 18-2 in the third with four points apiece in that stretch from Coleman and Mutiyat Hameed, and one basket each from Howard, Bri Anderson, Krista Costa, Wright and Kylie Seaman. Said Wright: “We went more in attack mode and took care of the ball a lot more.” Wood said it wasn’t Lawrence’s best performance of the season, but he liked the balanced production, calling it “a great team win.” Considering LHS had been on the wrong end of such games, losing four in a row by 14 points or more, the Lions were happy to reverse that trend with a blowout victory. It was a much-needed step in the right direction.

It puts our mark on the school. It’s just definitely a good thing with history and proves we worked hard and got it done.” — Free State senior basketball player Jackie Garcia on the school record for points in a game that her team set on Tuesday

BOX SCORE Emporia (40) Shelby Starr 1-4 0-0 2, Amber Schaefer 1-3 1-2 3, Kayna Hastings 3-6 0-0 8, Brianna Knight 5-11 6-6 16, Emily Burris 0-4 1-2 1, Hayley Guion 0-1 0-0 0, Whitney Wilhite 1-4 1-2 4, Raegen Sanchez 0-0 0-2 0, Theresa Williams 0-1 0-0 0, Bethany Bowman 0-2 0-2 0, Kennedy Garza 2-2 0-0 4, Amber Schaefer 1-1 0-0 2, Lauren Miller 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 14-39 9-16 40. Free State (77) Abbey Casady 4-7 0-0 8, Jackie Garcia 4-7 0-0 8, Kennedy Kirkpatrick 7-13 2-2 17, Lynn Robinson 5-10 1-2 13, Chelsea Casady 4-4 3-3 12, A’Liyah Rogers 2-6 0-0 4, Scout Wiebe 2-6 0-0 4, Summer Frantz 1-4 0-0 2, Ariana Frantz 1-2 0-0 3, Courtney Parker 2-3 0-0 4, Baha White 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 32-63 8-10 77. Emporia 9 7 14 10—40 Free State 23 7 23 24—77 Three-point goals: Emporia 3-9 (Hastings 2-5, Wilhite 1-1, Starr 0-1, Burris 0-1, Guion 0-1); Free State 5-18 (Robinson 2-6, C. Casady 1-1, A. Frantz 1-2, Kirkpatrick 1-6, A. Casady 0-1, Parker 0-1, S. Frantz 0-1). Fouled out: None. Turnovers: Emporia 24, Free State 9.

points led FSHS, while Lynn Robinson added 13. Chelsea Casady posted a perfect shooting day, going 4-for-4 from the floor and 3-for-3 from the free-throw line to finish with 12 points and a team-high eight rebounds. Both Garcia and Abbey Casady posted career-highs Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo with eight points. Free State (6-3) will play FREE STATE JUNIOR KENNEDY KIRKPATRICK DRIVES for next on Jan. 26 at the Firebird two of her 17 points against Emporia on Tuesday at FSHS. The Firebirds won, 77-40, and set a school scoring record. Winter Classic.

BOX SCORE Lawrence High 56, Kansas City Schlagle 21 Kansas City Schlagle (21) LaShawnda Daniels 3-9 1-4 8, Tia Campbell 0-5 0-0 0, Bianca Ledesma 1-5 0-0 2, Tanyesha Colding 1-12 0-0 2, Chanel Tyler 1-4 0-1 2, Ny’sa Scott 2-4 1-2 6, Alicia Terrell 0-6 1-2 1, Tyliese Wallace 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 8-46 3-9 21. Lawrence (56) Monica Howard 4-6 0-0 8, Kylie Seaman 1-2 0-0 2, Marissa Pope 2-2 0-0 4, Kionna Coleman 4-9 0-0 8, Christina Haswood 2-9 0-2 5, Anna Wright 4-7 3-4 12, Bri Anderson 3-5 1-2 7, Emma Kelly 1-2 0-0 2, Bri Anglin 0-1 0-0 0, Mutiyat Hameed 2-2 0-0 4, Krista Costa 2-3 0-0 4, Jolana Shield 0-1 0-0 0, Sami Buffalomeat 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-50 4-8 56. KCS 9 4 2 6 — 21 LHS 11 17 18 10 — 56 Three-point goals: KCS 2-12 (Daniels, Scott); LHS 2-9 (Haswood, Wright). Fouled out: None. Turnovers: KCS 22, LHS 16.

“We’ve just got to continue to build on it,” Wood said of the win, “and understand who we are as a team and play to our strengths.” At 7 p.m. Friday, the Lions play at Emporia.


Veritas boys win sixth straight game J-W Staff Reports


KANSAS CITY, MO. — Andrew Currier score 17 points, Elijah Penny added 14, and Veritas Christian stretched its boys basketball winning streak to six Tuesday night with a 49-40 victory over Northland Christian. Eric Shin added eight points and hit five of six free throws late in the fourth quarter to help the Eagles preserve the victory. Veritas (9-3) will play Friday at Derby Invasion Homeschool and Saturday at Wichita Sunrise.

Veritas 31, Northland Christian 21 KANSAS CITY, MO. — Veritas trailed 7-2 after the first quarter and failed to reach double digits by halftime, before pulling ahead in the third quarter. Madi Bennett, who scored eight points, went down with a knee injury in the third period. The status of her injury was unknown as of Tuesday night. Veritas (3-8) travels Friday to Derby to play against Derby Invasion at 6 p.m.

Veritas 10 12 12 15 — 49 Northland 8 14 12 6 — 40 Veritas scoring: Andrew Currier 17, Elijah Penny 14, Eric Shin 8, Thomas Bachert 5, Micah Edmondson 2, Caleb Holland 2, Nick Bennett 1. Northland scoring: Seevers 11, Eby 10, Sager 9, Sprink 5, Kruse 3, Strehlow 2.

Veritas 2 7 10 12—31 Northland 7 4 4 6—21 Veritas scoring: Madi Bennett 8, Joy Burkes 2, Brittany Rask 9, Kayli Farley 2, Allison Dover 3, Ellen Phillips 1, Kristen Finger 4, Hadley Mowlin 2. Northland scoring: Brittany Eason 4, Rosie Jasinsli 5, Emily Hogan 9, Sadie Elliott 1, Kristen Clemente 2.


I want nothing more than for this team to be successful.”

Perry-Lecompton girls survive Oskaloosa in OT J-W Staff Reports


The Chieftains took control early, outscoring the Lady Red 22-10 in the first quarter. They extended their lead to 45-20 at halftime.

Perry-Lecompton 51, Oskaloosa 49 (OT) PERRY — Jillian Schul10 10 10 6—36 er scored 15 points and Atchison 22 23 23 4—72 grabbed six rebounds in her Tonganoxie Atchison scoring: Shelbie Vanderweide first varsity game for Perry- 17, Madison Sanders 8, Alyson Weber 4, Wood 3, Rachael Sowers 2, Marianna Lecompton (2-8). Madison Paige Markou 2. Hess had 10 points and nine Tonganoxie scoring: Tavia Brown 21, Jenny Whitledge 13, Amanda Holroyd 9, rebounds. Katelyn Waldeier 8, Emma Stilgenbauer 7, Perry-Lecompton plays Haley Smith 6, Madee Walker 3, Hannah next Tuesday against the Kemp 3, Emily Soetaert 2. host of the Jefferson County North Invitational. Oska- Ottawa 48, Fort Scott 37 loosa dropped to 7-3 on the Blue Valley Southwest 43, season. De Soto 27 Oskaloosa 17 12 7 10 3—49 Perry-Lecompton 7 10 11 18 5—51 Oskaloosa scoring: Pfau 30, Schmankey 5, Miller 6, Houk 8. Perry-Lecompton scoring: Halsten Coyle 3, Natasha Carver 11, Dani Bowser 2, Taylor Fuller 3, Lauren Jamison 5, Madison Hess 10, Jamie Child 2, Jillian Schuler 15.

Tonganoxie 72, Atchison 36 TONGANOXIE — Tavia Brown led all scorers with 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Tonganoxie raced past Atchison on Tuesday.

Boys Blue Valley Southwest 63, Tonganoxie 38 TONGANOXIE — Dominique O’Connor led three Blue Valley Southwest players in double figures with 17 points, and the Timberwolves handed Tonganoxie a 63-38 loss on Tuesday.

8 8 12 9 —37 After taking a 30-23 lead Perry-Lecompton Baldwin 8 16 20 21—65 at halftime, BVSW took total Perry-Lecompton scoring: Jeremy 3, Charlie Shuck 7, Daniel Munozcontrol in the third quarter. It Immenschuh Crow 2, Chris Robinson 3, Austin Johanning 12, outscored the Chieftains 15-6 Derrick Eddy 4, Johnathan Denton 6. Baldwin scoring: Chad Berg 10, Britton in the period, including a 10-2 Schroeder 2, Alex Twombly 1, Tucker Brown run out of the gate. 9, Cornell Brown 10, Skyler Shockley 2, Dane Erickson and John Luke Fursman 2, Michael Burton 8, Clayton 5, Tyler Cawley 2, Caleb Gaylord 12, Lean combined for all but Duncan Dayton Valentine 2. four of Tonganoxie’s points, netting 18 and 16, respective- Kansas City Ward 56, Wellsville 43 ly. BALDWIN CITY — Bishop BVSW 10 20 15 18—63 Ward won in the first round Tonganoxie 10 13 6 9 —38 BV SW scoring: Dominique O’Connor 17, of the Baldwin Invitational Anthony Miller 13, Donnell Bronson 12, Jack by extending a seven-point Raybuck 8, Colton Miller 8, Sam Randall 3, halftime lead to a final marNash Bostwick 2. Tonganoxie scoring: Dane Erickson 18, gin of 13 over Wellsville. John Lean 16, Eric McPherson 2, Tyler Ford 2.

Baldwin, 65, Perry-Lecompton 37 BALDWIN CITY — Twelve players scored for Baldwin in the opening round of the Baldwin Invitational, including Chad Berg (10), Cornell Brown (10) and Caleb Gaylord (12) in double figures. Baldwin led by eight at halftime before scoring 41 second-half points to win by 28.

Wellsville 10 16 10 7 —43 Bishop Ward 10 23 10 13—56 Wellsville scoring: Carter Mann 2, Jacob Brown 8, Goober Gardner 2, Derek Moore 3, Shamus Kearney 11, Nolan Rush 8, Logan O’Dea 3, Ryan Klamm 6. Bishop Ward scoring: Evan Brull 7, Connor Burns 5, Manny Talavera 5, Luke Slupski 4, Long Ho 5, Austin Kochsmeier 10, C.J. Vallejo 14, John Roblez 2, Michael Golubski 4.

Ottawa 58, St. Joseph-Benton 34 Eudora 55, Holton 45 Spring Hill 72, Piper 45

BRIEFLY LHS bowlers medal at Seaman quad TOPEKA — The Lawrence High boys varsity bowling team placed second and the varsity girls took third at the Seaman quad on Tuesday at Seaman High School. LHS junior Rebecca McNemee led the girls with a third-place finish after scoring a personal-best, three-game total of 614. Junior Austin Bennett led the varsity boys with a fourth place finish. He scored a three-game total of

603, which included a teamhigh game of 248. Kierstan Warren, Pace Leggins, Riley Gentry, and Connor Daniels also medaled for the Lions.

FSHS swim team wins BVSW meet OVERLAND PARK — Connor Munk took two individual titles, and Free State High’s boys swim squad won a triangular meet Tuesday at Blue Valley Southwest. The Firebirds finished first

with 195 points, followed by Blue Valley West with 177 and Blue Valley Southwest with 151. Munk won the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke for FSHS. Also claiming titles for the Firebirds were Canaan Campbell in the 200 individual medley, Ben Sloan in the 100 butterfly and Kyle Yoder in the 100 breaststroke. Sloan, Yoder, Munk and Noah Benham teamed to win the 200 medley relay, and Campbell, Munk, Sloan and Nick Becker combined to capture the 400 freestyle relay.

KU track athlete honored by Big 12 The Big 12 Conference named Kansas University junior Andrea Geubelle its Female Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday for her performances on Friday. Geubelle took first place in the long jump and triple jump at the Kansas-Missouri dual in Columbia, Mo. The KU track and field teams will compete next on Jan. 27 at the Jayhawk Invitational.


goal for Crist, a senior who has one season of eligibility remaining and likely will start the 2012 season at quarterback. But that’s far from the first thing on his mind. “I’m a team guy first, that’s always going to be my M.O.,” Crist said. “I want nothing more than for this team to be successful.” With Weis sitting in a wooden chair about a dozen feet away, Crist, Heaps and McCay took turns answering questions from reporters covering everything from why they chose KU and what they were most excited about, to their personal backgrounds. Their chemistry was evident. Although the trio has yet to play a down together, it was clear through their smiles, comfort and playful banter that they were ready to lead together. “We haven’t practiced yet,” McCay said. “But Jake was my quarterback at the Army (high school all-star) game, and Dayne is my roommate now so we can get real familiar with each other pretty quickly. I like that.” McCay, a wide receiver from Bishop Miege High who left Oklahoma with a hardship waiver, is still waiting word on his eligibility. There’s a chance he’ll be able to play right away and not have to sit out a season. Either way, McCay said he was happy to be at KU, a school he’s known about since his days playing youth football, a school he briefly visited as a senior at Miege. “I wouldn’t call it a second chance, but more of an op-

— Kansas University quarterback Dayne Crist, who transferred to KU from Notre Dame portunity,” he said of coming to Kansas. “We all wanted the same thing. We probably didn’t talk to each other, but we knew what we wanted and why we came here. They have great coaches, as in coach Weis. We all know what he does and what we can do to try to help Kansas football.” While McCay’s words spoke for all three players, he was off on one thing: Crist and Heaps actually spent a substantial amount of time talking about the idea of coming to KU together. No conversation they had was more entertaining than the one that took place on Dec. 22, when the two QBs committed to KU within a couple of hours of each other. At the time, many KU fans called it the biggest recruiting day in program history. They weren’t the only ones excited. “When I knew that this was where I wanted to be and where my heart was, after calling coach Weis and some of the other coaches, (Heaps) was the next guy that I called,” Crist said. “I said, ‘Hey man, I committed. What are you waiting for?’ I put a little pressure on him. It was nice, though. It was an exciting day for both of us. I know what it was like for me, and I can only imagine what it was like for Jake, his wife and his whole family. It was something that I will always remember.”



Wednesday, January 18, 2012


EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division Philadelphia New York Boston Toronto New Jersey Southeast Division Orlando Atlanta Miami Charlotte Washington Central Division Chicago Indiana Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division San Antonio Dallas Memphis Houston New Orleans Northwest Division Oklahoma City Utah Denver Portland Minnesota Pacific Division

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W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 10 5 .667 — L.A. Clippers 7 4 .636 1 Golden State 5 8 .385 4 Phoenix 4 9 .308 5 Sacramento 4 10 .286 5½ Tuesday’s Games Golden State 105, Cleveland 95 Orlando 96, Charlotte 89 Miami 120, San Antonio 98 Chicago 118, Phoenix 97 Houston 97, Detroit 80 Denver 105, Milwaukee 95 Utah 108, L.A. Clippers 79 Tonight’s Games San Antonio at Orlando, 6 p.m. Oklahoma City at Washington, 6 p.m. Denver at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 6:30 p.m. Golden State at New Jersey, 6:30 p.m. Phoenix at New York, 6:30 p.m. Memphis at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Portland at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Indiana at Sacramento, 9 p.m. Dallas at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

College Men

EAST Hartford 74, UMBC 57 SOUTH Campbell 54, Winthrop 51 Florida St. 84, Maryland 70 Kentucky 86, Arkansas 63 LSU 65, Auburn 58, OT Radford 85, High Point 66 UNC Asheville 88, Coastal Carolina 81 W. Carolina 141, Toccoa Falls 39 MIDWEST Georgetown 83, DePaul 75 Michigan 60, Michigan St. 59 North Dakota 59, N. Dakota St. 54 Purdue 75, Iowa 68 SOUTHWEST Oklahoma 64, Texas Tech 55 FAR WEST Colorado St. 66, Boise St. 55 Nevada 81, Nebraska-Omaha 69

Big 12 Men

Conf. Overall W L W L Kansas 5 0 15 3 Baylor 4 1 17 1 Missouri 4 1 17 1 Iowa State 2 2 12 5 Texas 2 2 12 5 Oklahoma State 2 2 9 8 Oklahoma 2 3 12 5 Kansas State 1 3 12 4 Texas A&M 1 4 10 7 Texas Tech 0 5 7 10 Tuesday’s Game Oklahoma 64, Texas Tech 55 Tonight’s Games Texas at Kansas State, 8 p.m. Oklahoma State at Iowa State, 8 p.m.

College Women

EAST Cornell 60, Ithaca 40 North Dakota 60, Harvard 57 St. John’s 62, Rutgers 57 Villanova 52, Penn 30 West Virginia 69, Marshall 57 SOUTH South Florida 66, DePaul 63, OT W. Kentucky 71, Tennessee Tech 58 MIDWEST Georgetown 67, Marquette 39 Notre Dame 120, Pittsburgh 44 Oklahoma 65, Kansas St. 57 FAR WEST Colorado St. 60, Boise St. 52 Pacific 81, Seattle 79, OT Utah Valley 104, Walla Walla 46

Big 12 Women

Conf. Overall W L W L Baylor 4 0 17 0 Kansas State 4 1 13 4 Kansas 3 1 14 2 Oklahoma 3 2 11 5 Texas Tech 2 2 14 2 Oklahoma State 2 2 10 3 Texas A&M 2 2 11 4 Texas 1 3 11 5 Missouri 0 4 10 5 Iowa State 0 4 9 6 Tuesday’s Game Oklahoma 65, Kansas State 57 Tonight’s Games Kansas at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. Baylor at Texas Tech, 7 p.m.

BOYS Augusta 42, KC Christian 32 Burlingame 54, Cornerstone Alt. Charter 22 Caldwell 43, Argonia 30 Clifton-Clyde 41, Valley Heights 37 Hitchcock County, Neb. 54, TriplainsBrewster 32 South Central 60, Pawnee Heights 11 South Gray 58, Hodgeman County 47 Basehor Linwood Invitational Park Hill, Mo. 65, Fort Scott 59 Burlington Tournament Burlington 56, Santa Fe Trail 48 Iola 52, Paola 40 Topeka Hayden 61, Labette County 44 Burrton Tournament Little River 63, Inman 54 Pretty Prairie 52, Fairfield 43 Canton-Galva Tournament Rock Creek 55, Bennington 30 Sedgwick 61, Ell-Saline 27 Halstead Tournament Cheney 63, Halstead 48 Moundridge 70, Haven 53 Hi-Plains League Tournament Elkhart 45, Wichita County 43 Johnson-Stanton County 69, Sublette 52 Meade 71, Lakin 53 Hillsboro Tournament Hillsboro 65, Goodland 27 Wamego 40, Republic County 38 Hoisington Tournament Victoria 44, Ellinwood 38 Lancer Classic Frontenac 62, St. Paul 45 Marmaton Valley 60, Oswego 55 McLouth Invitational Tournament Maranatha Academy 51, Valley Falls 47 McLouth 51, Jefferson West 49 Nemaha Valley Tournament Hiawatha 35, Falls City, Neb. 29 Nemaha Valley 56, Troy 34 Northern Plains League Tournament Bracket A Quarterfinal Lakeside 61, Tescott 45 Sylvan-Lucas 60, Lincoln 50 Wilson 46, Thunder Ridge 37 Bracket B Quarterfinal Chase 48, Natoma 46 Palco 48, Logan 35 Pike Valley def. St. Xavier, forfeit Northwest Kansas League Tournament Hoxie 50, Oakley 48 Rawlins County 54, Oberlin-Decatur 39 St. Francis 82, Quinter 57 Pleasanton Tournament Uniontown 70, Altoona-Midway 17 Riverside Tournament Doniphan West 77, Mound City, Mo. 64 Maur Hill-Mount Academy 63, Benton JV, Mo. 45 Salina Tournament Abilene 63, Clay Center 47 Salina Central 71, Andover 55 Salina South 57, Concordia 56 Smoky Valley 61, Salina Sacred Heart 41 Spring Hill Tournament Gardner-Edgerton 81, Metro Academy 58 KC Sumner 76, East (Kansas City), Mo. 47 Osawatomie 55, Louisburg 41 Spring Hill 73, KC Piper 45 St. John Tournament Nickerson 73, St. John 62 Sterling Tournament Hutchinson Trinity 55, Lyons 48 Remington 56, Bluestem 42 Wichita Independent 56, Maize South 51 Tonganoxie Invitational Blue Valley Southwest 63, Tonganoxie 38 Eudora 55, Holton 45 Twin Valley League Tournament Consolation Axtell 55, Blue Valley 52 Clifton-Clyde 41, Valley Heights 37 GIRLS Andover Central 60, Derby 51 Arkansas City 62, Goddard-Eisenhower 49 Augusta 45, Wichita Collegiate 41 Berean Academy 50, Wichita Trinity 25 Cair Paravel 39, Manhattan Catholic 36 Dighton 55, Healy 21 Garden City 45, Ulysses 22 Hitchcock County, Neb. 48, TriplainsBrewster 33 Hodgeman County 41, South Gray 29 Hutchinson 54, Goddard 42 Ingalls 59, Kiowa County 25 Lawrence 56, KC Schlagle 21 Lawrence Free State 77, Emporia 40 Maize South 46, Buhler 33 McPherson 44, Newton 32 Olathe North 48, Topeka West 33 Olathe Northwest 51, SM East 42 Perry-Lecompton 51, Oskaloosa 49, OT Phillipsburg 66, Osborne 30 Pratt 38, Dodge City 34 Valley Center 37, Wichita Campus 30 Wellington 67, El Dorado 27 Wichita Heights 66, Kapaun Mount Carmel 49 Wichita Northwest 43, Wichita North 37 Basehor Linwood Invitational Holton 59, Platte County, Mo. 19 Blue Valley North Tournament Blue Springs, Mo. 52, SM West 24 BV North 45, Liberty, Mo. 22 Olathe East 59, Metro Academy 30 Staley, Mo. 47, St. Thomas Aquinas 45 Burlington Tournament Burlington 50, Rossville 29 Sabetha 60, Paola 37 Santa Fe Trail 50, Iola 40 Centre Tournament Centre 39, Wakefield 33 Hope 45, Marion 26 Flint Hills LeagueTournament First Round Chase County 62, Herington 52 Council Grove 52, Lyndon 47, OT Northern Heights 46, Mission Valley 20 Osage City 40, West Franklin 29 High Plains League Tournament Cimarron 57, Wichita County 21 Meade 49, Johnson-Stanton County 44 Southwestern Hts. 69, Lakin 35 Sublette 57, Elkhart 54 Hillsboro Tournament Hillsboro 52, Goodland 13 Wamego 57, Hays-TMP-Marian 43 Hoisington Tournament Ellinwood 37, Victoria 35 Hoisington 46, Ellsworth 16

Lancer Tournament Baxter Springs 41, Riverton 37 Frontenac 67, Columbus 37 Oswego 57, Marmaton Valley 22 Southeast 45, St. Paul 26 Northern Plains League Tournament Bracket A Quarterfinal Lincoln 45, St. John’s Beloit-Tipton 33 Logan 49, Pike Valley 48, OT Thunder Ridge 54, Southern Cloud 36 Wilson 58, Sylvan-Lucas 39 Bracket B Quarterfinal Lakeside def. Northern Valley, forfeit Natoma 45, Tescott 41 Rock Hills 54, Chase 37 Northwest Kansas League Tournament Hoxie 75, Western Plains 5 Ness City 47, Oberlin-Decatur 22 Oakley 56, Quinter 23 Rawlins County 65, St. Francis 39 Pleasanton Tournament Prairie View 50, Altoona-Midway 21 Uniontown 60, Humboldt 47 Riverside Tournament Benton JV, Mo. 48, Doniphan West 47 Mound City, Mo. 58, Immaculata 52, OT Tonganoxie Invitational Blue Valley Southwest 43, DeSoto 27 Tonganoxie 72, Atchison 36 Twin Valley League Tournament Consolation Linn 26, Clifton-Clyde 21 Onaga 50, Bern 43 Wilson County Classic Semifinal Pittsburg 42, Girard 33

7. Cooper Schmiedeler, 1:09.89. 9. Nolan Stoppel, 1:15.98. 100 breaststroke — 1. Kyle Yoder, 1:08.32. 2. Hunter Robinson, 1:10.29. 3. Noah Benham, 1:12.09. Fletcher Koch, 1:17.63. Connor Thellman, 1:23.72. Eric Wang, 1:31.05. Ty Hartman, 1:46.87. 400 freestyle relay — 1. Canaan Campbell, Nick Becker, Connor Munk, Ben Sloan, 3:29.03. 4. Andrew Roman, Evan Barnes, Cooper Schmiedeler, Josh Saathoff, 3:51.22. 8. Alder Cromwell, Trevor Hillis, Tommy Finch, Nolan Stoppel, 4:37.84.

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Tuesday’s Games Pittsburgh 2, Carolina 1, SO Detroit 3, Dallas 2, SO Los Angeles 3, Vancouver 2, SO Ottawa 3, Toronto 2 New Jersey 5, Winnipeg 1 Philadelphia 5, Minnesota 1 N.Y. Islanders 3, Washington 0 Columbus 4, Edmonton 2 N.Y. Rangers 3, Nashville 0 Tampa Bay 5, Boston 3 Calgary at San Jose, 9:30 p.m. Tonight’s Games Washington at Montreal, 6:30 p.m. Buffalo at Chicago, 6:30 p.m. Florida at Colorado, 8:30 p.m. Phoenix at Anaheim, 9 p.m.

NFL Playoff Glance

Wild-card Playoffs Jan. 7 Houston 31, Cincinnati 10 New Orleans 45, Detroit 28 Jan. 8 New York Giants 24, Atlanta 2 Denver 29, Pittsburgh 23, OT Divisional Playoffs Jan. 14 San Francisco 36, New Orleans 32 New England 45, Denver 10 Jan. 15 Baltimore 20, Houston 13 N.Y. Giants 37, Green Bay 20 Conference Championships Sunday’s Games Baltimore at New England, 2 p.m. N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 5:30 p.m.

High School

Seaman Quad at Topeka Varsity Girls Team result: 3rd. Individual results: Rebecca McNemee 151-222-241—614, 3rd; Kiertstan Warren 221-181-129—531, 9th; Brooke Thornton 178-124-188—490; Ami Harvey 144-151-177— 472; Zoe Reed 134-137-114—385; Darinka Delatorre 144-94-144—382. Boys Team result: 2nd place. Individual results: Austin Bennett 248188-167—603, 4th; Pace Leggins 235-157201—593, 6th; Riley Gentry 201-175-214—590, 7th; Connor Daniels 217-204-166—587, 8th; Isaiah Ross 200-194-180—574, Tre Sexton 168-185-159—512. Junior Varsity Girls Team result: 3rd. Individual results: Allie Crockett 134-120148—402; Campbell Drake 129-137-102—368; Abby Schmidtberger 156-96-105—357; Miranda Sexton 108-102-128—338; Katelyn Hogsett 93-95-105—293; Ashley Neal 103102-87—292. Boys Team result: 3rd. Individual results: Dustin Hauptman 180-143-161—484; Brady Murrish 157-143158—458; Anthony Rosen 141-156-158—455; Damien Coffey 126-187-131—444; Randy Walter 132-151-142—425; Chase Reiling 103111-135—349.

High School Boys

Blue Valley Southwest Meet Tuesday at Overland Park Team scores: Free State 195, Blue Valley West 177, Blue Valley Southwest 151. Free State results 200 medley relay — 1. Ben Sloan, Noah Benham, Kyle Yoder, Connor Munk, 1:48.66. 4. Josh Saathoff, Hunter Robinson, Evan Barnes, Jack Ziegler, 1:59.41. 6. Andrew Roman, Venkata Malladi, Connor Thellman, Fletcher Koch, 2:10.87. 200 freestyle — 2. Ben Sloan, 1:55.29. 4. Cooper Schmiedeler, 2:05.35. 6. Josh Saathoff, 2:12.0. 200 individual medley — 1. Canaan Campbell, 2:04.45. 8. Andrew Roman, 2:33.65. 9. Fletcher Koch, 2:49.41. 50 freestyle — 5. Kyle Yoder, 24.56. 6. Hunter Robinson, 24.58. 8. Nick Becker, 25.28. Nolan Stoppel, 26.28. Evan Barnes, 27.16. Jack Ziegler, 28.28. Alder Cromwell, 28.47. Nick Taylor, 28.64. Venkata Malladi, 29.07. Kolby Murray, 29.20. Connor Thellman, 29.82. Ty Hartman, 32.83. Tommy Finch, 32.33. Eric Wang, 35.49. One-meter diving — 2. Dan Krieger, 222.20. 4. Trevor Hillis, 195.60. 6. Austin Neidow, 178.45. Wyatt Ohse, 143.40. 100 butterfly — 1. Ben Sloan, 52.84. 4. Noah Benham, 1:03.33. 100 freestyle — 1. Connor Munk, 50.21. 7. Nick Becker, 54.98. 9. Jack Ziegler, 1:05.17. Kolbe Murray, 1:04.84. Alder Cromwell, 1:07.73. Tommy Finch. 1:20.72. 500 freestyle — 1. Canaan Campbell, 4:53.36. 3. Josh Saathoff, 5:57.73. 4. Andrew Roman, 5:58.93. Evan Barnes, 6:06.72. 200 freestyle relay — 2. Kyle Yoder, Noah Benham, Nick Becker, Canaan Campbell, 1:38.05. 100 backstroke — 1. Connor Munk, 59.36.

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In April 2010, the Journal-World celebrated the community contributions of 50 Lawrence citizens by sharing their compelling stories in our inaugural edition of “Only In Lawrence.” Six dedicated Lawrence residents were given our highest honor: the Larry Award. This year, we will continue celebrating the unique contributions of Lawrence residents, and we need your help identifying friends, neighbors and co-workers who make our town special. What unsung individuals or groups are doing great work to better our community?

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012




Soup: Follow your tastes, not a recipe Q:

My grandmother used to always make soups from different ingredients that she just had on hand. I don’t even know where to begin. Can you help?

Cooking Q&A


Because January is National Soup Month and the cold winter winds also gusted in last week, there’s no better time then now to talk about making soup. Utah State University developed a “Create a Soup” handout, adapted from “How to Cook Without a Book” by Pam Anderson, that uses a mix-and-match approach to making an easy, economical, satisfying and nourishing family meal of soup. Rather than using a specific recipe, you can create a tasty soup from simple foods. Just choose an item from each category below and follow the directions. Use your imagination! Each pot of soup serves four adults. Step 1: Choose one fat — 2 tablespoons oil (vegetable, canola, olive), butter or margarine Step 2: Add 1 medium chopped onion Step 3: Choose one or more vegetables (2-3 cups, chopped) — celery, green pepper, green beans, carrots, peas, corn, zucchini, squash, mushrooms, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, etc. (fresh, canned, or frozen) Step 4: Choose one protein — 1 pound beef, chicken, ham, sausage, etc., or 1 (16-ounce) can beef, chicken or ham, or 1 (16-ounce) can beans (pinto, kidney, black, white, chick peas, hominy, etc.), or 1 cup grated cheese. Step 5: Choose one starch — 3 to 4 cups diced potatoes or 2 (16-ounce) cans beans (pinto, kidney, black, white,

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chick peas, hominy, etc.) or 4 ounces egg noodles, macaroni or other pasta, or 1/2 cup uncooked rice Step 6: Choose a broth (you need 4 cups) — 2 (16-ounce) cans chicken, beef, and/or vegetable broth, or 4 cups water and chicken, beef, or vegetable bouillon, or 1 can crushed or diced tomatoes and 3 cups water, or 4 cups milk and chicken bouillon, or any combination to make 1 quart Step 7: Choose one or more seasonings — 1 to 2 teaspoons dried herbs (oregano, basil, cumin, chili powder, thyme, rosemary, parsley, etc.), bay leaf, 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh herbs, minced garlic Heat fat in large soup pot. Add onion and cook until tender. Add remaining ingredients (except fresh herbs). Partially cover pot and simmer until meat is cooked and starch and vegetables are tender (about 20 to 30 minutes). Add fresh herbs. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer another 5 minutes. Serve. Combination suggestions:

Chicken and rice soup — combine onion, celery, carrots, chicken, rice, chicken broth, rosemary, parsley and garlic.

 Beef and vegetable soup — combine onion, potatoes,

carrots, celery, beef, crushed tomatoes, beef broth, oregano, basil, parsley and bay leaf.

Black bean and corn soup — combine onion, green pepper, corn, green chilies, black beans, rice, crushed tomatoes, chicken broth, oregano, cumin, chili powder, cilantro and garlic.

 Cream of broccoli soup — combine onion, broccoli, celery, cheese, milk, chicken bouillon and garlic. Mash or blend together. Here’s another soup that my dear friend Sandy Kling, from Belleville, shared with me that is super quick and easy (especially if you already have frozen crumbled hamburger that’s been browned, drained and rinsed.) In fact, I will often give my college son a “survival bag” of frozen browned, crumbled hamburger that is ready to use in soups, tacos, sloppy joes, spaghetti, etc. I have discovered that if the hamburger is already browned, he is much more likely to make meals at home. I just brown five pounds of crumbled hamburger at a time, drain and rinse it. Then, I spread it out in single layers on two jelly roll pans covered with parchment paper and stick it in the freezer. After it is frozen, I bring it back out and break the crumbles apart and put it in two freezer bags and date them. Then he can scoop out as much as he wants. It works really well. He’s always telling me “Mom, I’m out of hamburger” (hint, hint). Obviously, you can do the same thing with ground turkey, pork or sausage. To add to the “survival bag,” I will sometimes include the rest of the shelf-ready ingredients below and I’ve instant-

In winter, pick fruit from the freezer By Erica Marcus Newsday

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 cup milk, warmed (microwaved for 30 seconds) 1 cup frozen blueberries, thawed and blotted 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease a 12-muffin tin. 2. In a small bowl, thoroughly combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and sugar. In a large bowl, whisk the egg, melted butter and oil until well blended. Stir in the warm milk. Add the dry ingredients to the egg mixture and stir until blended. Fold in blueberries. 3. Spoon batter into muffin tin. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the edges of the muffins are golden and a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the center. Remove from tin and cool a little before serving. Makes 12 muffins NOTE: Cake flour makes lighter and fluffier muffins, but all-purpose flour works, too.

Mango Curry Chicken

Mango and curry lend this dish a South Asian flavor, though the technique is more Italian than Indian or Thai. 1 (3 1/2-pound) chicken cut up, or equivalent weight of bone-in, skin-on pieces 1 to 2 tablespoons Thai curry paste (green or red) or Indian curry powder 1 teaspoon salt Vegetable oil 6 to 10 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled 1 to 1 1/2 cups dry white wine or chicken broth, divided 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided 2 cups frozen mango chunks (no need to thaw) 1. Place chicken pieces in a large bowl with curry paste or curry powder and 1 teaspoon salt. Massage chicken so it is well coated. (For more flavor, do this in a resealable plastic bag and refrigerate the chicken overnight before cooking.) Cherry Clafoutis 2. Film a large skillet (it must Clafoutis is a distinctive rustic accommodate all chicken in 1 French dessert that’s sort of a layer) with vegetable oil and cross between a souffle and a place over high heat. When oil popover. The recipe is tradition- is hot, add chicken pieces, skinally made with unpitted cherries; side down, and turn down to as they cook, the pits apparently medium-high. Cook until skin is exude a subtle almond-like flanicely browned, about 10 minvor. But James Peterson, whose utes, but don’t move chicken “Kitchen Simple” (Ten Speed, for at least 5 minutes. $30) is the source of this easy 3. Turn chicken pieces over recipe, lists frozen, pitted cherand add garlic to pan. When ries as his first choice. the garlic just begins to color, 2 cups (about 12 ounces) add 1/2 cup wine or broth. frozen, pitted cherries, thawed When it simmers, turn heat and blotted to low and cover pan tightly. Butter and flour to coat pan Cook for 30 to 40 minutes, 1 cup flour until chicken is cooked 1/2 cup sugar through, checking periodically 3 eggs to see that liquid is at a bare 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract simmer. If liquid cooks off, 1 cup milk add a little more wine, broth 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted or water. Chicken breasts will Pinch of salt cook quicker than legs; remove Confectioners’ sugar, for them when they are done. dusting 4. When chicken is cooked 1. Preheat oven to 350 dethrough, remove to a platter grees. Butter and flour a shaland cover with foil. Tilt pan to low, 10-inch porcelain pan or spoon off most of the fat, then Blueberry Corn 9-inch glass pie dish. Distribute place over high heat and add Muffins the cherries in an even layer in remainder of wine or broth the prepared dish. and half the cilantro. As liquid These muffins, adapted from 2. In a bowl, combine the simmers, use a wooden spoon Marion Cunningham’s “The flour, sugar, eggs, vanilla and to scrape up any browned bits Breakfast Book” (Knopf, $24), about half the milk. Whisk to a on the bottom of the pan. Add are not very sweet, the better smooth paste. Work in the rest mango chunks to the pan, turn to appreciate the flavor of the of the milk, the butter and salt. heat to medium and cover for berries. You can also substitute Pour batter over the cherries. a few minutes so the mango raspberries for the blueberries. 3. Bake about 45 minutes, gives up excess moisture. 1 cup cake or all-purpose or until golden brown and Uncover pan and cook until flour (see note) puffy. (It will deflate as it mango turns a deeper yellow 2/3 cup yellow cornmeal cools.) Serve warm or at room and the sauce becomes a little 1 tablespoon baking powder temperature, dusted with con- syrupy. Taste sauce for salt, 1/2 teaspoon salt fectioners’ sugar just before then pour it over chicken and 2 tablespoon sugar serving. Makes 8 servings. garnish with remaining cilan1 egg, room temperature tro. Makes 4 servings. Dead of winter. It’s an apt description for this time of year, when even apples are out of season and virtually every other fruit comes from another time zone, if not another hemisphere. The cure for a cook’s coldweather blues, however, can be found a few aisles over from fresh produce: Winter is frozen fruit’s time to shine. Right out of the bag, frozen fruits are great for snacking, and they are a favored ingredient in breakfast smoothies. But with a little more effort, they can liven up a cake or a batch of muffins, lend a sunny sweetness to savory dishes. Frozen has some distinct advantages over out-of-season fresh fruit. Bob Barnhouse, vice president of operations for Dole’s frozen division, explained that fresh fruit destined for faraway markets often is picked underripe, and can spend weeks reaching its destination. “With frozen,” he said, “we pick it at the peak of the season, and then usually process it within 24 hours.” The cleaned and sorted fruit is conveyed into a tunnel, where the circulating air is about 30 degrees below zero. Within 20 minutes the fruit itself has been cooled to zero degrees. Roland Mesnier, White House pastry chef from 1979 to 2004, is a big fan of frozen fruit, especially flash-frozen mangos, which he uses with fresh apples to make winter charlottes. “Blueberries freeze very well,” he added, and could be used in muffins, “or in a cobbler with frozen peaches.” His highest praise is reserved for frozen raspberries: He likes to use them — straight out of the freezer — as a garnish for almost any dessert.

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Start your week with bubble and squeak By Sarah Henning

Honestly, I just thought the name of this recipe was cute and had to use it for a Meatless Monday. Apparently, I’d gone through my whole life and had never heard of this British dish, so named for the sound the veggies make while being cooked. It’s basically a giant potato pancake with veggies in it so that it sort of resembles a frittata without the eggs. It’s hearty and healthy and would work really well for a weeknight dinner. Especially on a game night Monday.

Potato and Kale Bubble and Squeak

saucepan and cover with cold salted water by 2 inches. Bring to a boil over high heat, then 1 3/4 pounds russet potalower the heat and simmer toes (about 3 large or 5 small), until they are very tender, 15 peeled and quartered to 20 minutes. Drain thor2 tablespoons unsalted oughly. Return potatoes to the butter pot and add butter and milk. 2 tablespoons milk With a potato masher or large 1/2 (1-pound) bag frozen and fork, mash potatoes until very defrosted chopped kale, or 1 smooth. cup cooked, cooled chopped Meanwhile, if using frozen kale kale, defrost according to 4 green onions, finely package directions. Squeeze chopped kale gently with your hands 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt to remove as much water 1/4 teaspoon cracked black as possible. Add kale, green pepper onions, salt and pepper to 1 tablespoon canola oil potatoes and stir until comPlace potatoes in a large bined.

Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add oil. When hot, scrape the potato mixture into the pan and use a spatula to level the top. Cook until golden brown on the bottom, 8 to 10 minutes. Working in sections (the cake will break apart as you flip it) use a spatula to flip the pancake over, then press the top gently with the spatula to make the top smooth again. Continue cooking until the bottom is browned and the potatoes are heated through, about 8 more minutes. Serve warm. — Recipe from

Ghee, whiz: what’s better than butter? By J.M. Hirsch AP Food Editor

Why not just use butter? Fair question, especially since ghee is going to be more trouble to find (it’s hidden in your grocer’s international or natural foods aisles) and you’ll pay way more for it ($5 or more for a 7 1/2-ounce jar). Despite that, it’s an easy answer — because ghee is a rich indulgence that is so totally worth the effort and expense. Ghee is a form of clarified butter. Which means it is butter that was heated until the milk solids separated from the liquid. Then it was heated some more, until the liquid evaporated and the solids began to brown. The result is a thick yellow-brown paste with a nutty and intensely — Are you ready? — buttery flavor. But it’s true. This is butter on steroids. And yes, it’s easy to make your own. And no, most of us won’t. Ghee originated in India, where the heat spoils conventional butter. Clarifying it prolongs its unrefrigerated life from a couple weeks to many months. When to use it? Given the price, not every day. But this is the stuff to reach for when you want to be seriously slapped around by buttery goodness. As in making the very best popcorn. Ever. Here’s why: Not only is the flavor of ghee richer than standard butter, it also has no water. Butter is 15 percent water; that water makes popcorn soggy. Use ghee and you get rich flavor, not wet kernels. For more ideas for using

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Let’s have a quick show of hands among the dietconscious: Who is craving a plain baked chicken breast right now? Exactly. No one. Chicken breasts au naturel don’t ring my bells either, so I’m always looking for ways to pair chicken with flavor detonators in order to have myself a real meal. One of my favorite ways to enjoy chicken is to dispense with the breasts altogether. And since I’m a thigh man, I opt to use chicken thighs instead. Yes, it’s true that the thigh is fattier than the breast — about 8 grams per 4-ounce cooked portion — but the fat brings with it the extra zing and moisture breasts can so often lack. Plus, the dark meat of the thigh contains the nutritional jackpot of more iron and twice the zinc of white meat. Better yet, you’ll be saving more than 400 calories a serving here, compared to a classically prepared chicken dish like coq au vin. Traditional versions of that dish pack 781 calories and 68 grams of fat per serving. Mine? Just 338 calories and 9 grams of fat. The braising liquid uses something that’s probably been residing, forgotten, in the back of your liquor cabinet since the days of the Nixon administration: sweet red vermouth (used mostly for Manhattans). Vermouth


wow, that was a good choice. I also had a few strawberries in the refrigerator that were about to be past their prime, so I decided to make a little strawberry syrup topping. I figured if it failed all I was out was some yogurt I didn’t buy (that is how I choose to remember it) anyway, and some clementines that were about to die in the bowl. It was a low-risk project.

Clementine Yogurt Cake with Macerated Strawberry Syrup 1 1/2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup plain non-fat yogurt 3/4 cup + 1/3 cup sugar, divided 3 eggs 3 teaspoons orange or clementine zest 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup freshly squeezed clementine or orange juice For the glaze: 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice For the syrup: 3/4 cup sugar 6 large strawberries 1/3 cup water 1 teaspoon lemon juice or clementine juice Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt in one bowl and the eggs, sugar, zest, vanilla and yogurt in another. Whisk the wet ingredients together and then slowly add the flour mixture in, stirring constantly.

Then fold in the vegetable oil and pour the batter into a greased and floured loaf pan. Bake for 50 minutes to an hour, or until a toothpick comes out mostly clean. It’s okay to underbake this a little, by the way. Meanwhile, cook the remaining 1/3 cup sugar and the 1/3 cup of clementine juice in a small saucepan over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Cut the strawberries into small pieces and stir them in with the water, sugar and lemon juice, Bring to a rolling boil and stir occasionally for five minutes, then turn the heat down to medium low and let the mixture continue to cook and reduce until it becomes syrupy, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes. Then use a potato masher to smash the strawberries into smaller pieces, if necessary. When the cake is done, remove it from the oven and let it stand for a few minutes. Then pour the sugar/citrus mixture over it. When it’s cooled, turn it upside down onto a platter. Full disclosure: my cake poofed up and wasn’t flat, and also got rather dark on top, so I used a serrated knife to cut it down so it would lay flat on the platter and to remove the dark crust. Then mix up your confectioner’s sugar glaze and pour it over. Serve in slices and pour the strawberry syrup over the top. It’s a pretty cake and easy to do. You could use whatever fruit or citrus you have laying around or pour chocolate or whipped cream on top. And even though most of us at dinner were not dessert-y types, that cake is miraculously almost gone, so you tell me. — Read more of Megan Stuke’s Flying Fork blog at

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IN RAVIOLI WITH FRIED SAGE, asparagus and walnuts, the asparagus and walnuts pair perfectly with the sage and ghee, but don’t hesitate to mix it up. ghee, check out the Off the Start to finish: 20 minutes Beaten Aisle column over on Servings: 4 Food Network: 10-ounce package fresh lde6Le. cheese ravioli 3 tablespoons ghee Pinch red pepper flakes Ravioli With Fried 5 large fresh sage leaves Sage, Asparagus (left whole) 1 bunch asparagus, botand Walnuts toms trimmed, cut into 2-inch The asparagus and walnuts lengths pair perfectly with the sage 1/3 cup toasted walnuts, and ghee in this recipe, but lightly chopped don’t hesitate to mix it up. Salt and ground black pepAlmonds and cauliflower floper, to taste rets would be great, as would Bring a large saucepan of lightly chopped pistachios salted water to a boil. Add the and baby bella mushrooms. ravioli and cook according to The pinch of red pepper flakes package directions, then drain doesn’t add much heat; it just and set aside. helps heighten the other flaMeanwhile, in a large skillet vors. But if you like your dinner over medium-high heat, melt with punch, up your pinch. the ghee. Add the red pepper


flakes and sage leaves, then fry until the sage is crisp. Remove the sage from the Protein-Packed pan and set aside. Return the Whey Protein pan to the heat and add the Breakfast Blast asparagus. Saute until just 3/4 cup frozen blueberries tender, 4 to 5 minutes. 1/2 banana Add the walnuts, toss well, 3 tablespoons vanilla whey then add the drained ravioli and protein powder toss again. Crumble the fried 1/2 cup skim milk (or nonsage leaves into the dish, then dairy substitute) season with salt and pepper. 2 teaspoons honey (optional) Nutrition information per 3 ice cubes serving (values are rounded 1 tablespoon ground flaxto the nearest whole number): 414 calories; 212 calories from seed In a blender, thoroughly fat (51 percent of total calocombine berries, banana, prories); 24 g fat (11 g saturated; tein powder, milk and honey 0 g trans fats); 71 mg cholesby pulsing a few times. Add terol; 37 g carbohydrate; 13 ice cubes and blend until very g protein; 5 g fiber; 431 mg smooth. Pour into a 16-ounce sodium. glass and sprinkle with ground flaxseed. Serves 1.

A lighter take on a classic braised chicken By Rocco DiSpirito


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room stems. Cut mushroom caps in half and return to the stock. Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Season all the chicken pieces with salt and pepper. In a large Dutch oven or other oven-safe pot, heat the oil over medium-high. Add the chicken, half at a time if necessary, and brown on both sides, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a plate, then add the onions to the pan. Cook over medium heat until the onions are softened, about 3 minutes. Add half of the vermouth and stir to deglaze Matthew Mead/AP Photo the pan. ROCCO DISPIRITO’S RECIPE for braised chicken with mushReturn the chicken to the rooms and mustard is perfect for a hearty winter meal. pan, then add the stock and mushroom mixture. Cover and is a wine infused with a con- rooms bring to a simmer. coction of herbs. Combined 8 small bone-in chicken Transfer the pot to the oven with thyme and two variet- thighs (about 2 1/2 pounds and bake, covered, for 30 to 35 ies of mustard, the vermouth total), skinned minutes, or until the chicken is creates a lusty sauce for the Salt and ground black pepcooked through. chicken that packs unbeliev- per Once the chicken is cooked, able flavor. 1 tablespoon olive oil uncover from the pot. Place So when you’re craving a 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow the pot on a burner over diet meal that’s low in fat and onion medium heat and add both calories, but rich with deli1/2 cup sweet red vermouth mustards, the remaining vercious flavor, try this one. Just (such as Martini Rossi), divided mouth and the thyme. Bring to about any side dish goes with 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard a simmer and cook, uncovered, it, be it baked potatoes or 1 tablespoon whole-grain for about 10 minutes, or until yams, brown rice or steamed mustard the sauce thickens slightly and veggies. 2 teaspoons lightly chopped glazes the chicken. fresh thyme Divide the chicken between In a medium saucepan over 4 serving plates. Spoon the Braised Chicken medium-high, combine the sauce over and around the with Mushrooms and chicken stock ad mushrooms. chicken. Bring to a simmer and cook for Nutrition information per Mustard 5 minutes. Remove from the serving (values are rounded Start to finish: 1 hour (20 heat, cover and set aside. to the nearest whole number): minutes active), plus cooling In a medium bowl, combine 338 calories; 9 g fat (24 perServings: 4 the chicken stock and mushcent of calories from fat) (2 g 1 cup fat-free, reduced-sodi- rooms. Cover and refrigerate saturated); 115 mg cholesterol; um chicken stock or broth overnight. The next day, re25 g carbohydrate; 31 g pro20 dried shiitake mushmove and discard the mushtein; 3 g fiber; 676 mg sodium.

Pour and serve. Serves 2. — Recipe from

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a blog by Megan Stuke

Mystery yogurt redeems itself A while back I was doing “the big shop” at Walmart, toddler in tow, in preparation for a party we were hosting. It didn’t go so well. Johnny was cranky and wanted out of there. I had groceries, diapers, after-Christmas sale items and a kitchen sink in my basket. My cart overfloweth. (Yes, I bought a bunch of crap at Walmart. Shaddup.) In the process of checking out, the checker dropped and broke a bottle of red wine vinegar. That smelled great. Some chaos ensued in the scramble to clean it up, finish checking out my gargantuan order, and find a way to shove it all back in the cart and save room for the child. So, I wasn’t paying really great attention to the details of my bags, as you can imagine. When I got home I had a couple of items in my possession that I was sure weren’t mine. Don’t ask me whose they were or if I paid for them or someone else did, but it irritated me to no end. What was I going to do, for example, with a quart of fat-free plain yogurt? Plain yogurt? It’s not something I have a lot of use for. And fat-free? Blech. Still, I wasn’t going to make the effort to dig the receipt out of the trash or take the stuff back to Walmart, so there it sat in my refrigerator, taunting me, laughing at me, making a mockery of my limited refrigerator space. I needed to find a use for it, if for no other reason than to get it out of my sight. We had some friends over for dinner on Saturday night and I decided I should have a little dessert at the ready, on the off chance that someone might want a sweet at the end of the meal. We usually prefer to polish off our meals with an extra glass of wine and skip the dessert, but hey, I had the time and, well, I had some yogurt to use. I looked around for dessert recipes that included plain yogurt and they all looked a little “meh,” until I found some people discussing the merits of a thing called yogurt cake. It looked like pound cake to me, but it didn’t require nine sticks of butter like most pound cakes do, so I figured I’d try my hand. You guys, it was amazing. Like, even my staunch hates-dessertunless-it’s-brownies husband liked it and commented on its moistness. I kind of combined several recipes according to what ingredients I had on hand and what appealed to my taste preferences. I had a lot of clementines that were on their last legs and I really wanted to use them up, so I went with those instead of the lemons most of the yogurt cake recipes called for, and Please see YOGURT, page 7B

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FROM LEFT ARE THE Savory Green Smoothie, Spa Smoothie and the Kick Start Smoothie. Smoothies are a tasty and healthy way to stick to a weight-loss plan.

Whip up a figure-friendly treat in the blender By Sarah Henning

Blend, baby, blend. If you’ve set dietary goals for yourself in the new year, your best friend might just be your blender. Smoothies are an easy way to achieve, one frothy sip at a time. Whether you want to lose weight, gain weight, add veggies, add fruits, get more fiber, get more protein or break your kids (or yourself) of unhealthy soft drinks, there’s a smoothie for you. Karen Duggan, a certified nutrition consultant, says smoothies are one of the first weapons for better dietary health that she introduces to clients in and around Lawrence. One Saturday a month, she even serves up smoothies to college kids and community members at Baker University, where anyone can come and eat brunch on Saturdays. She’s especially fond of adding dark, leafy greens such as kale, spinach and chard to smoothies with a fruit base. “It’s a great way to get some dark leafy greens into your diet. People sometimes have a difficult time eating them. But you never know they’re in a smoothie,” says Duggan, of Overbrook. “I just love how a smoothie enables you to get all the colors of the rainbow and eat your dark leafy greens. You get lots of good nutrition pretty economically without

any preservatives and additives and chemicals and all that. And they don’t need sugar either.” Duggan says this tactic is especially useful with children. Add some dark berries, or some cocoa and your kids won’t even know there’s spinach or kale in the smoothie. But it works for adults, too. Her basic smoothie for both young children and adults? Frozen banana, pure apple juice, dark leafy greens and an optional handful of blueberries if going green is a deterrent. “I work with a lot of young moms and they’ll go, ‘My kids won’t eat anything green.’ Well, throw in blueberries, and then it turns it purple and then they won’t know it’s green,” Duggan said. “That three-ingredient one is where I encourage people to start and that’s what I use at the college campus. The frozen banana gives it that thickness that people like in smoothies.” Local Burger owner Hilary Brown said ingredients are everything when talking smoothies. Like Duggan, she likes them as pure as possible, avoiding adding anything too heavy. Unlike Duggan, she prefers a base of nondairy milk to juice. From there, the sky’s the limit and the additions are unending. She allows customers at Local Burger, 714 Vt., to add in supplements, including coconut oil (which has

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Spa Smoothies 2 cups plain or vanilla yogurt 1 bag (10 ounces) frozen strawberries 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoon honey In blender, place ingredients. Cover; blend on medium speed until smooth. Add more honey to taste if desired. Pour into 3 glasses. Serve immediately. — Recipe from www.

Savory Green Smoothie 1 cup water 4 stalks of celery with leaves, chopped 1 avocado 1 medium cucumber, with skin, chopped 1 lemon, peeled and seeded 1 handful of parsley 1 small clove of garlic 1/8-1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt Place all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth. Drink immediately and enjoy! Serves 1-2. — Recipe from www.

Basic Green Smoothie 1 frozen banana 1 to 1 1/2 cups apple juice (100 percent juice or apple cider – check labels for no preservatives or added sugars) Kale or spinach (to taste, from a few leaves to a handful, de-stemed) Blueberries to taste (optional) Blend all ingredients in a blender. Serves 1. — Recipe by Karen Duggan, www.bodykarebykaren. info

medium-chain fatty acids), omega-3 heavy chia or flax seeds, and even probiotics for gut health. “We like coconut milk and rice milks — alternative milks — because of so many people who have issues with dairy,” Brown says. “And then sweeteners like maple syrup and honey and agave and stevia. And then fresh fruits or real organic cocoa. ... You can add anything.” We’ve gathered a handful of smoothie recipes, so you can fire up your blender with an eye on health in 2012. — Staff writer Sarah Henning can be reached at 832-7187.

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CSL CSLPlasma Plasma

CSL Plasma is now hiring LPNs, RNs, and Paramedics for our Full Time Medical and Reception Operations Supervisor. Responsibilities include supervision of the plasma donor process, supervision and development of reception and medical staff, and assisting management with daily center operations. We offer solid benefits package including no overnight shifts! Current license and CPR certification required. More information on the position and our company benefits can be found on our company website. Interested candidates should apply online at .

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TELLER/CLIENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE An opening is available for a full-time teller/ client service representative at our Eudora Office. Primary responsibilities include handling checking, savings, and loan client transactions at the lobby or drive-up window; and responding to client inquiries and requests. If you are highly motivated with proven client service skills, please stop by and complete an application or send your resume to: Jennifer Gumbel Mutual Savings Association, FSA 403 E. 4th Tonganoxie, KS 66086

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2CWW 2 EDNESDAY JANUARY, J18, 2012 18-19, 2012 EDNESDAY -T, HURSDAY ANUARY Apartments Apartments Apartments Unfurnished Unfurnished Unfurnished 1BR, 1/2 block to KU, reserved parking, $525. GAS & WATER PAID. 785-842-7644

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2BR starting at $525 W/D included. Pool

The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935

1BR.........$600 2BR.........$700 3BR.........$800

Small pets allowed. On bus route.

Reserved parking space, pool, playground, total 2BR — 909 Missouri or 1305 electric with reasonable costs, washer, Kentucky, in 4-plex. Have utility CA & DW. No pets. $450/ dryer, and dishwasher in every unit. month. Call 785-841-5797 2BR 1310 Kentucky. CA, DW, 2BR, laundry. Close to KU. $550/ mo. One Month FREE. $200 Deposit. Call 785-842-7644

Perfect for the serious student and/or great for families.

2BR, 602 Bremer, 1 story, 1 bath, garage, CA, DW, W/D hookups. 1 pet okay, $500 per month. 785-841-5797

4641 W. 6th behind Blockbuster


785-842-9199 Studio Apt., 1907 W. 25th, $390/mo. + Tenant only pays elect. 785-841-1155


Now Leasing for 2012!

Studio, 1, 2 & 3 BRs

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430 Eisenhower Drive Showing by Appt. Call 785-842-1524 www.mallardproperties

Near K-10, W/D hookups & fenced courtyard. 2BR & 3BRs Available



1 2BRs, 1419 1/2 New Jersey, 2 story, 1 bath, C/A, W/D hookups, DW, 1 pet ok, $535, 785-841-5797

Move in January and January rent is FREE!!! 1, 2, and 3 BRs available 3 Great Locations Nice Communities Remodeled Units avail. Call 785-841-5444 or 785-830-0888


2BR - 3054 W. 7th, newly remodeled, 2 plus BRs, 2 full bath, FP, 2 car garage, 2nd floor, CA, W/D hookup. $750 /mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR - 3503 W. 7th Court, 2 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage, 1 pet ok. $650/mo. 785-841-5797

3 BEDROOMS Quality thru-out - like new in NW Lawrence at FHS No pets, $1175.

• Small dog welcome • Income restrictions apply • Students welcome

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Winter is here No high gas bill to pay, all electric units only!

2BR - 2406 Alabama, Bldg. 2, 2 story, 1.5 baths, CA, DW, $500. No pets. 785-841-5797

Rent Includes All Utilities. Plus Cable, Internet, Fitness & Pool. Garages Available Elevators to all floors

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All Units: Pool, on KU bus route, DW, & microwave 2BRs near KU, laundry facilities 837 MICHIGAN 3 & 4BRs - Special Prices W/D, FREE wireless internet 660 GATEWAY COURT

Garages - Pool - Fitness Center LAUREL GLEN APTS • Ironwood Court Apts. For Current Rent Specials • Park West Gardens Apts Call 785-838-9559 EOH • Park West Town Homes • Homes at Monterey Bluffs 2BR, 925 Alabama. 1 Bath, and Green Tree Central Air, $500/mo. 2 Car Call for more details garage is avail. for $100 785.840.9467 per month. 785-842-7644

1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths

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at Harvard Square Starting at $595. No pets.

Call Today 785-856-8900

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Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $390, water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797

Baldwin City

2BR, clean mobile home, in Studios - 1708 W. 5th, all quiet park. Appls., CA. No elect, plenty of parking, AC, pets. $475. Deposit & Refs laundry. $410. water/cable required. 785-331-6697 paid. No pets. 785-841-5797

Sunrise Terrace — 951 Ar- Duplexes kansas, so close to KU! 2BR, 1 bath, W/D hookup, 2BR w/study or 3rd BR, 2 full DW. New appls. 2832 Iowa. bath, CA, DW, laundry, lots No pets. $525/mo. Call of parking, some with 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 W/D. $550 - $750/month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 3BR + loft, great south cation, 2924 Crestline Dr. 2½ bath, walk-in closet, lots of storage, deluxe kitchen, FP, sound proofing, 2 car garage w/opener, big back yard, patio. No pets. $900/mo. Avail. now. Sunrise Place Call Neil 785-423-2660

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2BR — 725 W. 25th, In 4plex, CA, W/D hookup, offVILLA 26 APARTMENTS st. parking. $410-$420/mo. Quiet, great location on KU No pets. Call 785-841-5797 bus route, no pets, W/D in all units. 785-842-5227 2BR avail. now, very nice & quiet, DW, W/D, off-st. parking. $545/mo. No pets. 785-423-1565, 785-841-4035


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941 Indiana - 2BR 1 bath $650/mo. 785-841-4935

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3BR newer home, 3210 N. 157th Terrace. 1½ Bath, 2 car garage. $1,085/mo. Deposit & Refs. 913-845-3273

Mediaphormedia is seeking Software Developers with significant experience in developing cutting-edge web sites and applications, preferably on an open-source (LAMPstyle) platform. If you have a minimum of two years experience developing on the web with dynamic languages; excellent teamwork abilities; strong conceptual and problem solving skills; an understanding of different platforms, browsers and other relevant internet technologies; a working knowledge of information architecture concepts; and relentless attention to detail, we want to talk to you. Ideal candidates will have a strong dedication to web standards and web development best practices, including extensive experience with database-backed development. We support and participate in the development of the Django web framework and the open-source community at large. Django began as an in house project and now is an open-source platform with a vibrant user community. Other open-source contributions from current and former team members include Haystack (modular search) and Tastypie (webservice API framework). Strong preference will be given to candidates with Django framework experience and/or previous Python programming experience. However, we will train the right person who demonstrates passion for their work and a willingness to learn. This position will develop, support, and maintain our “Ellington” Content Management System, our “Marketplace” online business directory product, and other new projects and diversification efforts as specified. Mediaphormedia is the award-winning commercial software division of The World Company, a communications and media company based in Lawrence, Kansas. Mediaphormedia is widely considered to be one of the most innovative news and media organizations in the country employing some of the best and brightest online media developers. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to EOE

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Bonner Springs 1BR Apt. - $495, 2BR - $605 2BR Townhomes - $805/mo.

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Medical Equipment Electric Medical Bed with mattress like new. ph.785-331-6368.

Miscellaneous Dog House, Large, insulated with floor, $35. 2BR, 1 bath bungalow at 785-749-7250 120 N. Spring St., Bonner Springs. Newer kitchen, Dust Mop Replacement laundry hookups, fenced Head- New, navy blue, 5 x back yard, storage. Great 48, permatwist mop head. neighborhood. $650 per COO3048. $10. Call month. 1 month rent and 785-842-7514 1 month deposit due on signing. Call 620-384-1648


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TV, Toshiba 27” Television for sale. 8 years old. Not a 3BR, 1 bath, W/D hookup, flat screen. Works great. CH/CA, DR, bsmt., garage. $50 Cash. 785-979-2312 No pets. Avail. now. $850/ mo. Yr. lease. 913-585-1211

1BR apt. avail. now - downtown Tonganoxie. Stove & refrig. furn. $400/mo. Year lease. Call 913-845-3577 2BR Duplex, new furnace & window AC, thermal pane windows. $450/mo. + $450 deposit. 603 Church. Avail. now. Call 913-205-7183


ESTATE SALE Sat., 1/21, 9am - 5pm Sun., 1/22, 12 - 6 pm 1745 W. 19th Terr. Lawrence, KS


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Lawrence 3BR house, 2 baths, Remodeled, Fenced back yard. 317 Stockade. $144,900 785-979-5023

1, 2, & 3BR townhomes avail. in Cooperative. Units Manufactured starting at $412 - $485/mo. Homes Water, trash, sewer paid. FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood Mobile Home with land, floors, full bsmt., stove, ready to move in, great refrig., W/D hookup, gar- value. Approx 1500 square bage disposal, Reserved feet, 3Br & 2Ba. Serious parking. On site manage- offers only, no renters. ment & maintenance. 24 hr. Please Call 785-789-4991. emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee Farms-Acreage Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity)


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2BR, W. Lawrence, 2 bath, lg. FR w/FP, 2 car. Lg. home avail. now. No pets. Yard work furn. 785-979-7474

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Cadillac 2007 DTS very nice, very luxurious! With out the luxury price! Stk#164601 only $14,956. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2BRs avail. now for females in 4BR townhome. No pets/ smoking. $350/BR per mo. Share utils. 785-727-0025

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RV's Born Free 2005 Built For Two motor home, 22 foot, 20,575 miles. New tires. $39,500. (Topeka) Call for more info 785-267-2150

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Chevrolet 2010 Impala LT Stk#D8756 Sale Price $15,780

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2859 Four Wheel Drive Amazing 2BR, tranquil inti- 3BR apt., fireplace, AC, carmate setting, free stand- peted, quiet. Avail. now. No ing townhome w/ court- pets, no smoking. $650/mo. yard, cathedral ceilings, utils. furn. 913-963-0890. skylights, & W/D. Most residents professionals. 3BR, 2 bath country home, newly remodeled modular, Pets ok. Water & trash pd. CA, carport, storage bldg. $750/mo. 785-842-5227 No inside pets. 16540 182nd St., Tonganoxie. $650/mo. 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage. Month to month lease. Call Newer spacious unit. All 816-807-3697, 913-369-3055 appls. No pets. Avail. now. CEDAR HILLS $895/mo. Call 785-766-9823

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Pianos, Winter Company Spinet or Acrosonic Spinet, $525. Acronic Spinet, $475 2BR, 1 bath duplex, 1 car Price includes tuning and garage, W/D hookup, $700/ delivery. Call: 785-832-9906 mo. + $700 deposit. Mowing included. No pets. Call 913-441-3724, 913-620-4444 Sports-Fitness

1BR farm house, near Lawrence. Stove, refrig., W/D hookups. NO PETS! $560/ mo. +deposit. 785-842-3626 Leave name, phone#, msg.



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G3 Pontiac 2009 G3, automatic, talk about fuel economy and room! You’ve gotta try this one to believe it! Stk#328851 only $11,650. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning

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Renovations Kitchen/Bath Remodels House Additions & Decks Quality Work Affordable Prices

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Recycling Services

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Specializing in Carpet, Tile & Upholstery cleaning. Carpet repairs & stretching, Odor Decontamination, Spot Dying & 24 hr Water extraction. 785-840-4266

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Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help.

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Automotive Services


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2007 RAV4 2 to choose

Nissan 2007 Versa S S, power equip, like new, choose from two starting at only $12,762. stk# 14043. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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Sport Utility-4x4

2004 Land Cruiser 2 to choose

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Buick 2008 Enclave FWD 4dr CXL Stk#D8742 Sale Price $24,918

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Chevrolet 2009 Silverado 1500 Stk#T96661A Sale Price $12,000

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Pontiac 2006 Grand Prix GT, this is a fantastic luxury sedan, plenty of room for the family and power for the driving enthusiast! Stk#424761 only $9,412. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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Jeep 2005 Grand Cherokee Limited 4wd, 5.7 V8 Hemi, running boards, roof rack, leather heated memory seats, lots of extras, only $14,875. stk#308743 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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Chevrolet 2002 Corvette Convertible, 2Dr. Stk#T96291A Sale Price $27,495

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(First published in the Law- ied upon as the property of rence Daily Journal-World Defendants John W. Hale January 18, 2012) and Autumn S. Hale, and all other alleged owners and IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF will be sold without apDOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS praisal to satisfy said Order DIVISION 4 of Sale. CAPITOL FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK Plaintiff, vs. KENT D. NOBLE and HEATHER M. NOBLE; KAW VALLEY STATE BANK; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased. Defendants. Case No. 10 CV 568

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Lawrence (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 18, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDER S CWALT, INC. ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2005-80CB MORTGA GE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-80CB Plaintiff, vs. Lisa Christine Harkin AKA Lisa C Quinlan, et al., Defendants. Case No. 09CV697 Division 2 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure (Title to Real Estate Involved) NOTICE OF OF SHERIFF’S SHERIFF’S SALE SALE NOTICE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 09CV697, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on 02/09/2012, the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building, 111 E. 11th St., Lawrence, Kansas, the following described real estate located in the County of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit: LOT 7, BLOCK 2, IN WESTRIDGE NUMBER THREE, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS.

Dated this 18th day of January, 2012. SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS PREPARED BY: James B. Biggs, #14079 CAVANAUGH & LEMON, P.A. 2942A SW Wanamaker Drive, Suite 100 Topeka, KS 66614 (785) 440-4000 Attorneys for Plaintiff ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 11, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Wells Fargo Bank, National Association Plaintiff, vs. Michael J Conner AKA Michael Jennings Conner AKA Mike Conner, et al., Defendants. Case No. 11CV41 Division 1 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure (Title to Real Estate Involved)

NOTICE OF OF SHERIFF’S SHERIFF’S SALE SALE NOTICE Proceeding Under K.S.A. Chapter 60 Under and by virtue of an Title to Real Estate Involved Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court NOTICE OF OF SHERIFF’S SHERIFF’S SALE SALE in and for the said County NOTICE of Douglas, State of Kansas, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in a certain cause in said that under and by virtue of Court Numbered 11CV41, an Order of Sale issued by wherein the parties above the Clerk of the District named were respectively Court of Douglas County, plaintiff and defendant, and Kansas, on the 21st day of to me, the undersigned December, 2011, in the case Sheriff of said County, diabove numbered, I will of- rected, I will offer for sale fer for sale at public auc- at public auction and sell to tion and sell to the highest the highest bidder for cash bidder for cash in hand at in hand at 10:00 AM, on the Judicial & Law Enforce- 02/02/2012, the Jury Assemment Center in the City of bly Room of the District Lawrence, in said County Court located in the lower and State, on the 9th day of level of the Judicial and February, 2012, at ten Law Enforcement Center o’clock a.m. on said day, building, 111 E. 11th St., the following described in- Lawrence, Kansas, the folterest in real estate situ- lowing described real esated in Douglas County, tate located in the County Kansas, to-wit: of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit: Lots 12, 13, 14, in Block 184, in the City of Eudora, in LOT 8, IN BLOCK 1, IN Douglas County, Kansas KANWAKA MEADOWS SUB(commonly known as 1023 DIVISION, A SUBDIVISION IN Church Street, Eudora, Kan- DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANsas, 66025) SAS, AS SHOWN BY THE RECORDED PLAT THEREOF. together with all fixtures, appurtenances, etc., thereSHERIFF OF DOUGLAS unto pertaining; said interCOUNTY, KANSAS est in real property is levied upon as the property of Respectfully Submitted, Defendants Kent D. Noble By: and Heather M. Noble, and Shawn Scharenborg, all other alleged owners KS # 24542 and will be sold without ap- Sara Knittel, KS # 23624 praisal to satisfy said Order Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 of Sale. Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (St. Louis Office) Dated this 18th day of Janu- 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 ary, 2012. St. Louis, MO 63141 Phone: (314) 991-0255 SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS Fax: (314) 567-8006 COUNTY, KANSAS Email:

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(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 18, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT

Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Loans Servicing, LP DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Plaintiff, DIVISION 5 vs. Barbara J. Sufian, et al. CAPITOL FEDERAL Defendants. SAVINGS BANK Plaintiff, Case No. 11CV488 vs. Court Number: 1 JOHN W. HALE and AUTUMN S. HALE; Pursuant to K.S.A. BALDWIN STATE BANK; Chapter 60 STATE OF KANSAS, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, NOTICE OF OF SALE SALE NOTICE DIRECTOR OF TAXATION; and Under and by virtue of an The unknown heirs, execuOrder of Sale issued to me tors, administrators, deviby the Clerk of the District sees, trustees, creditors Court of Douglas County, and assigns of any deKansas, the undersigned ceased defendants; the unSheriff of Douglas County, known spouses of any deKansas, will offer for sale at fendants; the unknown ofpublic auction and sell to ficers, successors, trustees, the highest bidder for cash creditors and assigns of in hand, at the Lower Level any defendants that are of the Judicial and Law Enexisting, dissolved or dorforcement Center of the mant corporations; the unCourthouse at Lawrence, known executors, adminisDouglas County, Kansas, on trators, devisees, trustees, February 9, 2012, at 10:00 creditors, successors and AM, the following real esassigns of any defendants tate: that are or were partners or in partnership; the unLot 3 Block 5, in SUNSET known guardians, conserHILL ESTATES SUBDIVISION vators and trustees of any in the City of Lawrence, defendants that are minors Douglas County, Kansas, or are under any legal disacommonly known as 820 bility; and the unknown Murrow Court, Lawrence, heirs, executors, adminisKS 66049 (the “Property”) trators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of to satisfy the judgment in any person alleged to be the above-entitled case. deceased. The sale is to be made Defendants. without appraisement and Case subject to the redemption No. 10 CV 724 period as provided by law, and further subject to the Proceeding Under approval of the Court. For K.S.A. Chapter 60 more information, visit Title to Real Estate Involved NOTICE OF OF SHERIFF’S SHERIFF’S SALE SALE NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, on the 22nd day of December, 2011, in the case above numbered, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at the Judicial & Law Enforcement Center in the City of Lawrence, in said County and State, on the 9th day of February, 2012, at ten o’clock a.m. on said day, the following described interest in real estate situated in Douglas County, Kansas, to-wit: A tract of land in the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of Section Twenty-nine (29), Township Twelve (12) South, Range Eighteen (18) East of the Sixth Principal Meridian, Douglas County, Kansas, described as follows: Commencing at the Southeast Corner of said Southeast Quarter (SE ¼); thence North along the East line of said Southeast Quarter (SE ¼), 943.05 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence West parallel to the South line of said Southeast Quarter (SE ¼), 785.21 feet; thence Northeasterly 307.14 feet, more or less, to a point 1243.05 feet North of the South line of said Southeast Quarter (SE ¼); thence East parallel to the South line of said Southeast Quarter (SE ¼), 734.38 feet, more or less, to the East line of said Southeast Quarter (SE ¼); thence South along the East line of said Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) 300 feet to the point of beginning (commonly known as 1621 E 400 Road, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas 66049)

Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff Douglas County, Kansas Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (133641) ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 11, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Wells Fargo Bank, National Association Plaintiff, vs. Richard S Ross AKA Richard Ross AKA Richard Steven Ross, et al., Defendants. Case No. 11CV616 Division 1 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure (Title to Real Estate Involved) NOTICE OF OF SHERIFF’S SHERIFF’S SALE SALE NOTICE

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 11CV616, SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS wherein the parties above COUNTY, KANSAS named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and Respectfully Submitted, to me, the undersigned By: Sheriff of said County, diShawn Scharenborg, rected, I will offer for sale KS # 24542 at public auction and sell to Sara Knittel, KS # 23624 the highest bidder for cash Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 in hand at 10:00 AM, on Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. 02/02/2012, the Jury Assem(St. Louis Office) bly Room of the District 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 Court located in the lower St. Louis, MO 63141 level of the Judicial and Phone: (314) 991-0255 Law Enforcement Center Fax: (314) 567-8006 building, 111 E. 11th St., Email: together with all fixtures, Lawrence, Kansas, the appurtenances, etc., there- lowing described real esAttorney for Plaintiff unto pertaining; said inter- tate located in the County ________ est in real property is lev-



of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit: You are hereby notified that on December 2, 2011, a LOT 3, IN BLOCK 1, IN petition was filed in this WAKARUSA RIDGE ESTATES court by Diana Fairbanks NO. 1, A SUBDIVISION IN and Dennis Fairbanks, THE CITY OF EUDORA, heirs, legatees and deviDOUGLAS COUNTY, KAN- sees, and co-executors SAS. named in the Last Will and Testament of Richard D. SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS Fairbanks, dated December COUNTY, KANSAS 19, 1978, praying that the will be admitted to probate Respectfully Submitted, and record, that Diana FairBy: banks and Dennis FairShawn Scharenborg, banks be appointed as KS # 24542 co-executors without bond, Sara Knittel, KS # 23624 and that they be granted Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 Letters Testamentary. Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (St. Louis Office) You are hereby required to 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 file your written defenses St. Louis, MO 63141 thereto on or before FebruPhone: (314) 991-0255 ary 1, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. of Fax: (314) 567-8006 said day in said court in the Email: City of Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas, at which Attorney for Plaintiff time and place said cause ________ will be heard. Should you fail, judgment and decree (First published in the Law- will be entered in due rence Daily Journal-World course upon the petition. January 18, 2012) All Creditors are notified to IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF exhibit their demands DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS against the estate within four months from the date Wells Fargo Bank, of first publication of this National Association notice, as provided by law, Plaintiff, and if their demands are vs. not thus exhibited, they Robert A Gent AKA shall be forever barred. Robert Gent, et al., Defendants. Diana and Dennis Fairbanks, Petitioners Case No. 11CV634 Division 4 CONLEE, SCHMIDT AND EMERSON LLP K.S.A. 60 Jon Von Achen #19813 Mortgage Foreclosure 200 W. Douglas, Suite 300 (Title to Real Estate Wichita, KS 67202 Involved) 316-264-3300 (phone) 316-264-3423 (fax NOTICE OF OF SHERIFF’S SHERIFF’S SALE SALE Attorney for Petitioner NOTICE ________ Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 11CV634, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on 02/09/2012, the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center (Published in the Shawbuilding, 111 E. 11th St., nee Dispatch, WednesLawrence, Kansas, the fol- day, January 18, 2012) lowing described real esPUBLIC NOTICE: NOTICE: We actate located in the County PUBLIC a commercial of Douglas, State of Kansas, quired building in Shawnee, KS to wit: on December 16, 2011. A former tenant, WESCO THE NORTH 82 FEET OF LOTS 7 AND 8, IN BLOCK 3, Heating and Cooling (now IN CRANSON`S SUBDIVI- bankrupt), vacated their SION OF BLOCK 15 OF unit several months earand left several BABCOCK`S ENLARGED AD- lier DITION TO THE CITY OF pieces of HVAC equipment and materials beLAWRENCE, IN DOUGLAS hind. If you have any leCOUNTY, KANSAS. gal claim to these items, Dave immediSHERIFF OF DOUGLAS contact COUNTY, KANSAS ately at 913-825-4776. We will dispose of any unclaimed property by FebRespectfully Submitted, ruary 15, 2012. By: _______ Shawn Scharenborg, KS # 24542 Sara Knittel, KS # 23624 Tonganoxie Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (First published in The Mir(St. Louis Office) ror, Wednesday, January 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 11, 2012) St. Louis, MO 63141 Phone: (314) 991-0255 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Fax: (314) 567-8006 LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, Email: KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Attorney for Plaintiff ________ Chase Home Finance LLC, (First published in the Law- successor by merger to rence Daily Journal-World Chase Manhattan Mortgage January 18, 2012) Corporation Plaintiff, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF vs. DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Jason P. Packard, et al. Defendants. Wells Fargo Bank, National Association Case No. 09CV204 Plaintiff, Court Number: vs. Ruth R Sleeper Pursuant to K.S.A. AKA Ruth Sleeper, et al., Chapter 60 Defendants. NOTICE OF OF SALE SALE NOTICE Case No. 11CV638 Division 1 Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me K.S.A. 60 by the Clerk of the District Mortgage Foreclosure Court of Leavenworth (Title to Real Estate County, Kansas, the underInvolved) signed Sheriff of Leavenworth County, Kansas, will NOTICE OF OF SHERIFF’S SHERIFF’S SALE SALE offer for sale at public aucNOTICE tion and sell to the highest Under and by virtue of an bidder for cash in hand, at Order of Sale issued by the the Justice Center, 2nd Clerk of the District Court Floor Lobby, Leavenworth in and for the said County County, Kansas, on Februof Douglas, State of Kansas, ary 2, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the in a certain cause in said following real estate: Court Numbered 11CV638, wherein the parties above Lot 1, 2, and 3, Block 8, named were respectively STILLING’S SECOND SUBDIplaintiff and defendant, and VISION, City of Leavento me, the undersigned worth, Leavenworth Sheriff of said County, di- County, Kansas, commonly rected, I will offer for sale known as 1500 Sanders at public auction and sell to Street, Leavenworth, KS the highest bidder for cash 66048 (the “Property”) in hand at 10:00 AM, on 02/09/2012, the Jury Assem- to satisfy the judgment in bly Room of the District the above-entitled case. Court located in the lower The sale is to be made level of the Judicial and without appraisement and Law Enforcement Center subject to the redemption building, 111 E. 11th St., period as provided by law, Lawrence, Kansas, the fol- and further subject to the lowing described real es- approval of the Court. For tate located in the County more information, visit of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit: David Zoellner, Sheriff LOT 4, IN BLOCK 5, IN CHAPLeavenworth County, ARRAL, AN ADDITION TO Kansas THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, AS SHOWN BY THE RECORDED Prepared By: PLAT THEREOF, IN DOUGLAS South & Associates, P.C. COUNTY, KANSAS. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS Overland Park, KS 66211 COUNTY, KANSAS (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Respectfully Submitted, Attorneys For Plaintiff By: (98482) Shawn Scharenborg, ________ KS # 24542 (First published in The MirSara Knittel, KS # 23624 ror, Wednesday, January Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 11, 2012) Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (St. Louis Office) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, St. Louis, MO 63141 KANSAS Phone: (314) 991-0255 Fax: (314) 567-8006 Wells Fargo Bank, Email: National Association Plaintiff, Attorney for Plaintiff vs. ________ Arthur R Ellis AKA Arthur (Published in the Lawrence Robert Ellis AKA Arthur Daily Journal-World JanuEllis, et al., ary 18, 2012) Defendants. To Kevin Begaye: The posCase No. 11CV181 sessions left at 2412 AlaDivision 4 bama #7C, Lawrence, KanK.S.A. 60 sas, will be disposed of on Mortgage Foreclosure February 18, 2012, to pay (Title to Real Estate for storage fees and your Involved) unpaid balance. Property Management NOTICE OF OF SHERIFF’S SHERIFF’S SALE SALE NOTICE Services, 785-841-5797. _______ Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court Shawnee in and for the said County (First published in the of Leavenworth, State of Shawnee Dispatch, Kansas, in a certain cause Wednesday, January 4, in said Court Numbered 11CV181, wherein the par2012) ties above named were reIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF spectively plaintiff and deJOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS fendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said Filed Pursuant to K.S.A. County, directed, I will offer Chapter 59 for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidIn the Matter of the der for cash in hand at Estate of 10:00 AM, on 02/02/2012, Richard D. Fairbanks, THE JUSTICE CENTER ON deceased. THE 2nd FLOOR LOBBY (street level), 601 S. 3rd No. 11-PR1092 Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048, the following deNOTICE OF OF HEARING HEARING AND AND NOTICE scribed real estate located NOTICE TO TO CREDITORS CREDITORS NOTICE in the County of LeavenTHE STATE OF KANSAS TO worth, State of Kansas, to wit: ALL PERSONS CONCERNED:

Tonganoxie ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE IN COUNTY OF LEAVENWORTH, STATE OF KANSAS, BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOTS 10, 11, 12 IN BLOCK 11, THIRD ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF BASEHOR, ACCORDING TO THE RECORDED PLAT THEREOF. SHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS Respectfully Submitted, By: Shawn Scharenborg, KS # 24542 Sara Knittel, KS # 23624 Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (St. Louis Office) 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 St. Louis, MO 63141 Phone: (314) 991-0255 Fax: (314) 567-8006 Email:

Attorney for Plaintiff ________



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Leavenworth County, KanChapter 60 sas, commonly known as NOTICE OF OF SALE SALE NOTICE 901 North Broadway, LeavBe advised that this firm is enworth, KS 66048 (the a debt collector. This is an “Property”) Under and by virtue of an attempt to collect a debt Order of Sale issued to me and any information ob- to satisfy the judgment in by the Clerk of the District tained will be used for that the above-entitled case. Court of Leavenworth purpose. The sale is to be made County, Kansas, the under1/11, 1/18, 1/25 without appraisement and signed Sheriff of Leaven________ subject to the redemption worth County, Kansas, will period as provided by law, offer for sale at public auc(First published in The Mir- and further subject to the tion and sell to the highest ror, Wednesday, January approval of the Court. For bidder for cash in hand, at more information, visit the Justice Center, 2nd 11, 2012) Floor Lobby, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on FebruIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF David Zoellner, Sheriff ary 2, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, Leavenworth County, following real estate: KANSAS Kansas CIVIL DEPARTMENT Lot 1, Block 4 in Jackson Prepared By: Heights, in the City of TonBank of America, N.A., sucSouth & Associates, P.C. ganoxie, according to the cessor by merger to BAC recorded plat thereof, in Home Loans Servicing, LP Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Leavenworth County, KanPlaintiff, Overland Park, KS 66211 sas, commonly known as vs. (913)663-7600 2719 East Hickory Court, Kathlein L. Dale, et al. (913)663-7899 (Fax) Tonganoxie, KS 66086 (the Defendants. Attorneys For Plaintiff “Property”) (30556) Case No. 11CV445 ________ to satisfy the judgment in Court Number: the above-entitled case. (First published in The Mir- The sale is to be made Pursuant to K.S.A. ror, Wednesday, January without appraisement and Chapter 60 11, 2012) subject to the redemption period as provided by law, NOTICE OF OF SALE SALE NOTICE IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF and further subject to the LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, approval of the Court. For Under and by virtue of an KANSAS more information, visit Order of Sale issued to me CIVIL DEPARTMENT by the Clerk of the District Court of Leavenworth David Zoellner, Sheriff County, Kansas, the under- Bank of America, N.A., sucLeavenworth County, signed Sheriff of Leaven- cessor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Kansas worth County, Kansas, will Countrywide Home offer for sale at public auc- fka Loans Servicing, LP Prepared By: tion and sell to the highest Plaintiff, South & Associates, P.C. bidder for cash in hand, at vs. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) the Justice Center, 2nd Danial T. Marshall and 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Floor Lobby, Leavenworth Jaimee E. Marshall, et al. Overland Park, KS 66211 County, Kansas, on FebruDefendants. (913)663-7600 ary 2, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the (913)663-7899 (Fax) following real estate: Case No. 11CV488 Attorneys For Plaintiff Court Number: (134699) Lot 1, Block 108, DAY AND ________ MACAULAY’S SUBDIVISION Pursuant to K.S.A. in the City of Leavenworth,

and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, and assigns of such of the defendants as may be deceased; the unknown spouses of the defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of such defendants as are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown guardians and trustees of such of the defendants as are minors or are in anywise under legal disability; and all other persons who are or may be concerned: You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed in the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, by Wells Fargo Bank, Na for judgment in the sum of $179,629.24, plus interest, costs and other relief; judgment that plaintiff’s lien is a first lien on the said real property and sale of said property to satisfy the indebtedness, said property described as follows, to wit: A TRACT IN THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 23, EAST OF THE 6TH P.M., DESCRIBED AS: BEGINNING 20.00 FEET WEST AND 330.00 FEET NORTH OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER; SAID POINT BEING ON THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF A 40 FOOT TOWNSHIP ROAD; THENCE NORTH ALONG RIGHT-OF-WAY 340.25 FEET; THENCE WEST 250.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 340.25 FEET; THENCE EAST 250.00 FEET TO THE BEGINNING, EXCEPT THAT PART TAKEN OR USED FOR ROAD, IN LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS. Commonly known as 24897 119th Street, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048 and you are hereby required to plead to said petition in said Court at Leavenworth, Kansas on or before the 20th day of February, 2012. Should you fail therein judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon said petition. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 6310 Lamar - Suite 235 Overland Park, KS 66202 (913)831-3000 Fax No. (913)831-3320 Our File No. 11-002183/klf _______ (First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, January 11, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT HSBC Bank USA, N.A. as Trustee for the registered holders of the Renaissance Home Equity Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2004-4, Plaintiff, vs. Justin E. Oshel, et al. Defendants. Case No: 2011CV378 Division: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 (Title to Real Estate Involved) NOTICE OF OF SHERIFF’S SHERIFF’S SALE SALE NOTICE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, to me, the undersigned Sheriff of Leavenworth County, Kansas, I will, pursuant to K.S.A. 60-2410, offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at 10:00 a.m. on February 2, 2012, in the 2nd Floor Lobby of the Justice Center, 601 S. 3rd Street, in the City of Leavenworth, State of Kansas the following described real estate located in Leavenworth County, Kansas, to wit: LOTS ONE (1) AND TWO (2), BLOCK EIGHTEEN (18), TOWN OF EASTON, LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS. More commonly known as: 201 Kickapoo St, Easton, Kansas 66020; to satisfy the judgment, fully or partially, in the above-entitled case. The sale is made without appraisement and is subject to the redemption period as provided by law and is further subject to approval by the Court. FROM: THE SHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS BY: THE BOYD LAW GROUP, L.C. Michael E. Boyd, #21325 Keli N. Robertson, #23399 300 St. Peters Centre Blvd., Ste. 230 Saint Peters, MO 63376 Telephone: (636) 447-8500




6C WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2012 Tonganoxie Tonganoxie (First published in The Mir- trustees, creditors and asror, Wednesday, January 4, signs of any person alleged 2012) to be deceased, and all other persons who are or IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF may be concerned. LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS You are notified that a PetiCIVIL DEPARTMENT tion has been filed in the District Court of LeavenBAC Home Loans Servicing, worth County, Kansas, L.P. fka Countrywide Home praying to foreclose a real Loans Servicing, L.P. estate mortgage on the folPlaintiff, lowing described real esvs. tate: Pamela S. Keys and Edward A. Keys, et al. Lots 15 and 16, Block 28, of Defendants. S.A.MARSHALL’S SUB-DIVISION of Block No. Case No. 11CV51 28 of CENTRAL SUBDIVISION Court Number: 4 in the City of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, KanPursuant to K.S.A. sas, commonly known as Chapter 60 1128-1130 Delaware, Leavenworth, KS 66048 (the NOTICE OF SALE “Property”) Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Leavenworth County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Justice Center, 2nd Floor Lobby, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on January 26, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate: Lot 19, Osage Subdivision, in the City of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof, commonly known as 1920 Miami Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048 (the “Property”) to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court. For more information, visit David Zoellner, Sheriff Leavenworth County, Kansas Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Kristen G. Stroehmann (KS # 10551) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (125263) _______ (First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, January 18, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK,AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-26 Plaintiff, vs. Christina M Guardado AKA Christina Guardado AKA Christina M Gering , et al., Defendants. Case No. 11CV581 Division 4 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure (Title to Real Estate Involved) NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Leavenworth, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 11CV581, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on 02/09/2012, THE JUSTICE CENTER ON THE 2nd FLOOR LOBBY (street level), 601 S. 3rd Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048, the following described real estate located in the County of Leavenworth, State of Kansas, to wit: LOT 6 IN BLOCK 4, IN SHAWNEE HEIGHTS, A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF LEAVENWORTH, ACCORDING TO THE RECORDED PLAT THEREOF, IN LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS.

Attorney for Plaintiff _______

(First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, January 4, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Bank of America, National Association as successor by merger to LaSalle Bank National Association, as Trustee for Structured Asset Investment Loan Trust, (SAIL) 2005-2 Plaintiff, vs. Pamela Clark a/k/a Pamela J. Clark; John Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Mary Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Delbert Amie; Ted Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Alice Doe (Tenant/Occupant); The Bank of New York Mellon FKA The Bank of New York as Trustee for the Certificateholders CWALT 2005-01CB , Defendants. Case No. 11CV652 Court Number: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees,

THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all other persons who are or may be concerned.

and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 14th day of February, 2012, in the District Court of Leavenworth County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and de- You are notified that a Peticree will be entered in due tion has been filed in the course upon the Petition. District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, NOTICE praying to foreclose a real Pursuant to the Fair Debt estate mortgage on the folCollection Practices Act, 15 lowing described real esU.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- tate: mation concerning the collection of this debt may be Lot 7, PINEHURST SOUTH, a given without the prior con- subdivision in the City of sent of the consumer given Basehor, Leavenworth directly to the debt collec- County, Kansas, commonly tor or the express permis- known as 604 North 154th sion of a court of compe- Place, Bonner Springs, KS tent jurisdiction. The debt 66012 (the “Property”) collector is attempting to collect a debt and any in- and all those defendants formation obtained will be who have not otherwise used for that purpose. been served are required to plead to the Petition on or Prepared By: before the 21st day of FebSouth & Associates, P.C. ruary, 2012, in the District Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) Court of Leavenworth 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 County,Kansas. If you fail Overland Park, KS 66211 to plead, judgment and de(913)663-7600 cree will be entered in due (913)663-7899 (Fax) course upon the Petition. Attorneys For Plaintiff (121870) NOTICE ________ Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 (First published in The Mir- U.S.C. §1692c(b), no inforror, Wednesday, January 4, mation concerning the col2012) lection of this debt may be given without the prior conIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF sent of the consumer given LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, directly to the debt collecKANSAS tor or the express permisCIVIL DEPARTMENT sion of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt Bank of America, N.A., Suc- collector is attempting to cessor by Merger to BAC collect a debt and any inHome Loans Servicing, LP formation obtained will be FKA Countrywide Home used for that purpose. Loans Servicing LP Plaintiff, Prepared By: vs. South & Associates, P.C. Jessica Timon a/k/a Jessica Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) Lynn Wilkens, a/k/a Jessica 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 L. Timon; Millard E. Wilkens Overland Park, KS 66211 a/k/a Millard Ewing (913)663-7600 Wilkens; John Doe (913)663-7899 (Fax) (Tenant/Occupant); Mary Attorneys For Plaintiff Doe (Tenant/Occupant); (64224) Unknown spouse, if any, of ________ Jessica Timon; Unknown spouse, if any, of Millard (First published in The MirWilkens, ror, Wednesday, January Defendants. 11, 2012) Case No. 11CV663 Court Number: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all other persons who are or may be concerned. You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, praying to foreclose a real estate mortgage on the following described real estate:

SHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS Lot 6, 7 and 8, Block 5, Stillings Second Division, City of Leavenworth, Leavenworth Respectfully Submitted, County, Kansas. By: Shawn Scharenborg, ALSO MORE ACCURATELY KS # 24542 DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: Sara Knittel, KS # 23624 Kelli N. Breer, KS # 17851 Lot 6, 7 and 8, Block 5, StilliKozeny & McCubbin, L.C. ngs Second Subdivision, (St. Louis Office) City of Leavenworth, Leav12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 enworth County, Kansas, St. Louis, MO 63141 commonly known as 1417 Phone: (314) 991-0255 Olive Street, Leavenworth, Fax: (314) 567-8006 KS 66048 (the “Property”) Email:



Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT





Valerie A. Thompson; Unknown spouse, if any, of Valerie A. Thompson; USAA Federal Savings Bank (USAA FSB), Defendants.

McCollum, duly appointed, qualified and acting co-guardians and co-conservators of Mary K. Gatchell, praying that the following described real estate, to-wit:

KS 66048 (the “Property”)

given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

Springs, KS “Property”)

Case No. 11CV673 Court Number:

Lots Five (5), Six (6), Seven (7) and Eight (8), all in Block Sixty (60) in Whitaker’s Replat of Blocks 48, 54, 59, and 60 in Central NOTICE OF SUIT Subdivision of the City of Leavenworth, commonly THE STATE OF KANSAS, to known as 1512 Cherokee, the above-named defend- Leavenworth ants and the unknown heirs, executors, adminis- be sold at private sale as a trators, devisees, trustees, wasting asset and in order creditors and assigns of to provide for the care and any deceased defendants; benefit of Mary K. Gatchell; the unknown spouses of that the petitioners be auany defendants; the un- thorized to sell said real esknown officers, successors, tate at less than the current trustees, creditors and as- listing price thereof; and signs of any defendants that petitioner be authorthat are existing, dissolved ized to pay the costs of or dormant corporations; said sale, including a policy the unknown executors, ad- of title insurance, property ministrators, devisees, taxes, closing costs and trustees, creditors, succes- real estate commission. sors and assigns of any defendants that are or were You are required to file partners or in partnership; your written defenses the unknown guardians, thereto on or before the 3rd conservators and trustees day of February, 2012, at of any defendants that are 1:00 o’clock PM of said day, minors or are under any le- in said Court, in the City of gal disability; and the un- Leavenworth, in Leavenknown heirs, executors, ad- worth County, Kansas, at ministrators, devisees, which time and place said trustees, creditors and as- cause will be heard. Should signs of any person alleged you fail therein, judgment to be deceased, and all and decree will be entered other persons who are or in due course upon the pemay be concerned. tition. Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60

You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, praying to foreclose a real estate mortgage on the following described real estate: LOTS 21 AND 22, BLOCK 5, INSLEY & SHIRE’S SUBDIVISION, CITY OF LEAVENWORTH, LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS, commonly known as 1406 9th Avenue, Leavenworth, KS 66048 (the “Property”) and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 21st day of February, 2012, in the District Court of Leavenworth County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Megan Cello (KS # 24167) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (138892) ________

Bank of America, N.A., Successor by Merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP FKA Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP Plaintiff, (First published in The Mirvs. Brent M. Parr a/k/a Brent ror, Wednesday, January 4, Parr; Unknown spouse, if 2012) any, of Brent M. Parr; State of Kansas, Department of IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, Social and Rehabilitation KANSAS Services, Probate Division Defendants. Case No. 11CV669 Court Number: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all other persons who are or may be concerned.

You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, praying to foreclose a real and all those defendants estate mortgage on the folwho have not otherwise lowing described real esbeen served are required to tate: plead to the Petition on or before the 14th day of Feb- Lots 44, 45, 46, and 47, Block ruary, 2012, in the District 7, MORRIS’ METROPOLITAN Court of Leavenworth SUBDIVISION, City of LeavCounty,Kansas. If you fail enworth, Leavenworth to plead, judgment and de- County, Kansas, commonly cree will be entered in due known as 1208 Cheyenne course upon the Petition. Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048 (the “Property”) NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt and all those defendants Collection Practices Act, 15 who have not otherwise U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- been served are required to mation concerning the col- plead to the Petition on or lection of this debt may be before the 21st day of Febgiven without the prior con- ruary, 2012, in the District sent of the consumer given Court of Leavenworth directly to the debt collec- County,Kansas. If you fail tor or the express permis- to plead, judgment and desion of a court of compe- cree will be entered in due tent jurisdiction. The debt course upon the Petition. collector is attempting to collect a debt and any inNOTICE formation obtained will be Pursuant to the Fair Debt used for that purpose. Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no inforPrepared By: mation concerning the colSouth & Associates, P.C. lection of this debt may be Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) given without the prior con6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 sent of the consumer given Overland Park, KS 66211 directly to the debt collec(913)663-7600 tor or the express permis(913)663-7899 (Fax) sion of a court of compeAttorneys For Plaintiff tent jurisdiction. The debt (91555) collector is attempting to ________ collect a debt and any information obtained will be (First published in The Mir- used for that purpose. ror, Wednesday, January 11, 2012) Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Kristen G. Stroehmann LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, (KS # 10551) KANSAS 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 CIVIL DEPARTMENT Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 JPMorgan Chase Bank, Na- (913)663-7899 (Fax) tional Association, succes- Attorneys For Plaintiff sor by merger to Chase (138581) Home Finance LLC ________ Plaintiff, vs. (First published in The MirPaul J. Hunt a/k/a Paul ror, Wednesday, January Jackson Hunt; Marsha 11, 2012) Hunt a/k/a Marsha Ruth Hunt; Pinehurst South IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Homeowners Association; LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, Suburban Water, Inc., KANSAS Defendants. CIVIL DEPARTMENT Case No. 11CV665 Court Number:


Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP Plaintiff, vs.

In The Matter of the Estate of VIRGINIA L. SWEANEY, Deceased, Case No. 2011 PR 179 Petition Pursuant to Chapter 59 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated NOTICE OF HEARING AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS The State of Kansas to All Persons Concerned: You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed on the 23rd day of December, 2011, in said court by Kathy l. Roper, an heir at law of Virginia L. Sweaney, deceased, praying that the petitioner and Vicky L. Hogue be appointed as Co-Executrix and be granted Letters Testamentary in the estate, without bond and for the approval to sell real estate at private sale. You are further advised that the petitioner in this matter has requested administration pursuant to the Kansas Simplified Estates Act, and if such request is granted the Court may not supervise administration of the estate and no further notice of any action of the Administratrix or other proceedings in the administration will be given except for notice of final settlement of the decedent’s estate. Should written objections to simplified administration be filed with the Court, the Court may order supervised administration to ensue. You are hereby required to file your written defenses thereto on or before 27 January, 2012, at 1:00 o’clock a.m., of said day, in said court, in the City of Leavenworth, in Leavenworth County, Kansas, at which time and place said cause will be heard. Should you fail therein, Judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon such petition. All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the estate within four (4) months from the date of the first publication of this notice as provided by law, and if their demands are not exhibited they shall be forever barred. Kathy L. Roper Submitted by: Michael E. Kelly., S. Ct. no. 10438 P.O. Box 664 512 East 4th Street Tonganoxie, KS, 66086 (913) 845-8780 Attorney for Petitioner ________ (First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, January 11, 2012) In the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas Probate Division IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANS HIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP OF MARY K. GATCHELL No. 2011-PR-37 NOTICE OF HEARING THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed in this court by Ernest L. Gatchell and Ingrid S.

Ernest L. Gatchell and Ingrid S. McCollum Petitioners

and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 28th day of February, 2012, in the District Court of Leavenworth County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due Prepared By: course upon the Petition. South & Associates, P.C. Megan Cello (KS # 24167) NOTICE 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Pursuant to the Fair Debt Overland Park, KS 66211 Collection Practices Act, 15 (913)663-7600 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- (913)663-7899 (Fax) mation concerning the col- Attorneys For Plaintiff lection of this debt may be (139115) given without the prior con________ sent of the consumer given directly to the debt collec(First published in The Mirtor or the express permisror, Wednesday, January sion of a court of compe11, 2012) tent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF collect a debt and any inLEAVENWORTH COUNTY, formation obtained will be KANSAS used for that purpose. CIVIL DEPARTMENT Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (139607) ________ (First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, January 11, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT

Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP Plaintiff, vs. John M. Lawrence; Elizabeth C. Lawrence; Unknown spouse, if any, of John M. Unknown (First published in The Mir- Lawrence; ror, Wednesday, January spouse, if any, of Elizabeth C. Lawrence, 18, 2012) Defendants. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Case No. 12CV1 LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, Court Number: KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to BAC NOTICE OF SUIT Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home THE STATE OF KANSAS, to Loans Servicing, LP the above-named defendPlaintiff, ants and the unknown vs. Unknown Heirs of Timothy heirs, executors, adminisR. Williams, Deceased; John trators, devisees, trustees, Doe (Tenant/Occupant); creditors and assigns of Mary Doe (Tenant/ Occu- any deceased defendants; pant); Darceil J. Williams; the unknown spouses of Timothy K. Willliams, Sr; any defendants; the unDerick R. Williams; Clint K. known officers, successors, trustees, creditors and asWilliams, signs of any defendants Defendants. that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; Case No. 12CV16 the unknown executors, adCourt Number: ministrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, succesPursuant to K.S.A. sors and assigns of any deChapter 60 fendants that are or were partners or in partnership; NOTICE OF SUIT the unknown guardians, THE STATE OF KANSAS, to conservators and trustees the above-named defend- of any defendants that are ants and the unknown minors or are under any leheirs, executors, adminis- gal disability; and the untrators, devisees, trustees, known heirs, executors, addevisees, creditors and assigns of ministrators, any deceased defendants; trustees, creditors and asthe unknown spouses of signs of any person alleged any defendants; the un- to be deceased, and all known officers, successors, other persons who are or trustees, creditors and as- may be concerned. signs of any defendants that are existing, dissolved You are notified that a Petior dormant corporations; tion has been filed in the the unknown executors, ad- District Court of LeavenCounty, Kansas, ministrators, devisees, worth trustees, creditors, succes- praying to foreclose a real sors and assigns of any de- estate mortgage on the folfendants that are or were lowing described real espartners or in partnership; tate: the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees Lot 30, GREYSTONE ADDIof any defendants that are TION, in the City of Tonminors or are under any le- ganoxie, in Leavenworth gal disability; and the un- County, Kansas, commonly known heirs, executors, ad- known as 219 South Melministrators, devisees, rose Lane, Tonganoxie, KS trustees, creditors and as- 66086 (the “Property”) signs of any person alleged to be deceased, and all and all those defendants other persons who are or who have not otherwise been served are required to may be concerned. plead to the Petition on or You are notified that a Peti- before the 21st day of Febtion has been filed in the ruary, 2012, in the District of Leavenworth District Court of Leaven- Court worth County, Kansas, County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and depraying to foreclose a real estate mortgage on the fol- cree will be entered in due lowing described real es- course upon the Petition. tate: NOTICE LOT 19, COUNTRY VIEW Pursuant to the Fair Debt SUBDIVISION, IN LEAVEN- Collection Practices Act, 15 WORTH COUNTY, KANSAS., U.S.C. §1692c(b), no inforcommonly known as 23021 mation concerning the col148th Street, Leavenworth, lection of this debt may be Murray, Tillotson & Burton, CHARTERED By Pamela Campbell Burton 119 Delaware P.O. Box 10 Leavenworth, Kansas 66048 Telephone: 913-682-5894 Attorney for Petitioner ________

Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP Plaintiff, vs. Scott W. Alexander; Rita L. Alexander; Discover Bank, Defendants.


(the All creditors of the above named decedent are notified to exhibit their deand all those defendants mands against the estate who have not otherwise within the latter of four been served are required to months from the date of plead to the Petition on or the first publication of this before the 21st day of Feb- notice under K.S.A. 59-2236 ruary, 2012, in the District and amendments thereto, Court of Leavenworth or if the identity of the County,Kansas. If you fail creditor is known or reato plead, judgment and de- sonably ascertainable, 30 cree will be entered in due days after actual notice was given as provided by course upon the Petition. law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited they NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt shall be forever barred. DeCollection Practices Act, 15 mands must be filed with U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- the Clerk of the District of Leavenworth mation concerning the col- Court lection of this debt may be County Kansas at 601 S. 3rd given without the prior con- St., Suite 3051, Leavensent of the consumer given worth, Kansas 66048. directly to the debt collecMary A. Manderscheid tor or the express permisPetitioner sion of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to G. Ronald Bates, Jr., #12901 collect a debt and any in- 529 Delaware formation obtained will be Leavenworth, KS 66048 (913) 682-8882 used for that purpose. Attorney for Petitioner ________ Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Megan Cello (KS # 24167) (First published in The Mir6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 ror, Wednesday, January Overland Park, KS 66211 18, 2012) (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Attorneys For Plaintiff LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, (117848) KANSAS ________ 66012

WELLS FARGO BANK MINNE(First published in The Mir- SOTA, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR ror, Wednesday, January REPERFORMING LOAN 11, 2012) REMIC TRUST, SERIES Pursuant to K.S.A. 2002-2 Chapter 60 In the District Court of PLAINTIFF Leavenworth NOTICE OF SUIT County,Kansas BRUCE A. WINGERD Probate Division DEFENDANTS THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendIN THE MATTER OF THE Case No. 12CV9 ants and the unknown Div. No. heirs, executors, adminis- ESTATE OF KYOKO FRENCH, DECEASED K.S.A. 60 trators, devisees, trustees, Mortgage creditors and assigns of No. 2012-PR-6 Foreclosure any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of NOTICE OF HEARING AND NOTICE OF SUIT any defendants; the unNOTICE TO CREDITORS known officers, successors, The State of Kansas to: trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants THE STATE OF KANSAS TO BRUCE A. WINGERD, A/K/A BRUCE WINGERD; JESSICA that are existing, dissolved ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: R. WINGERD, A/K/A JESSICA or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, ad- You are hereby notified WINGERD; JOHN DOE (REAL ministrators, devisees, that a petition was filed in NAME UNKNOWN); MARY (REAL NAME UNtrustees, creditors, succes- this court by Pamela Camp- DOE FORD MOTOR sors and assigns of any de- bell Burton, former guard- KNOWN); fendants that are or were ian and conservator, of CREDIT COMPANY partners or in partnership; Kyoko French, deceased, the unknown guardians, praying that the Last Will and the unknown heirs, exadministrators, conservators and trustees and Testament of said ecutors, of any defendants that are Kyoko French, deceased, devisees, trustees, crediminors or are under any le- dated December 17, 1996, tors, and assigns of such of gal disability; and the un- and filed with the petition the defendants as may be the unknown known heirs, executors, ad- be admitted to probate and deceased; ministrators, devisees, record; that Pamela Camp- spouses of the defendants; trustees, creditors and as- bell Burton be appointed as the unknown officers, sucsigns of any person alleged administratrix with will an- cessors, trustees, creditors to be deceased, and all nexed, with bond, and that and assigns of such deother persons who are or she be granted Letters of fendants as are existing, Administration. dissolved or dormant cormay be concerned. porations; the unknown You are notified that a Peti- You are required to file guardians and trustees of written defenses such of the defendants as tion has been filed in the your District Court of Leaven- thereto on or before the 3rd are minors or are in anyworth County, Kansas, day of February, 2012 at wise under legal disability; praying to foreclose a real 1:00 o’clock p.m. of said and all other persons who estate mortgage on the fol- day, in said Court, in the are or may be concerned: lowing described real es- City of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, at You are hereby notified tate: which time and place said that a petition has been A tract in the Southeast cause will be heard. Should filed in the District Court of Quarter of Section 16, you fail therein, judgment Leavenworth County, KanTownship 11 Soute, Range and decree will be entered sas, by Wells Fargo Bank 22 East of the 6th P.M., in due course upon the pe- Minnesota, N.A. As Trustee For Reperforming Loan Leavenworth County, Kan- tition. Remic Trust, Series 2002-2 sas, described as: Beginning at a point 1135 feet All creditors are notified to for judgment in the sum of their demands $108,499.03, plus interest, South 89°40’ West of the exhibit Northeast corner of the against the estate within costs and other relief; judgSoutheast Quarter of said four (4) months from the ment that plaintiff’s lien is Section 16; thence South date of first publication of a first lien on the said real 330.61 feet to the true point this notice as provided by property and sale of said of beginning of this tract; law and, if their demands property to satisfy the inthence South 89°40’ West are not thus exhibited, they debtedness, said property described as follows, to 300 feet; thence South 330 shall be forever barred. wit: feet; thence North 89°40’ Pamela Campbell Burton East 300 feet; thence North Petitioners LOT 18, BLOCK 3, SHER330 feet to the true point of WOOD FOREST, LEAVENbeginning. Murray, Tillotson & Burton, WORTH COUNTY, KANSAS. Commonly known as 14108 ALSO MORE ACCURATELY CHARTERED By Pamela Campbell Burton Robin Rd., Leavenworth, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 119 Delaware Kansas 66048 A tract in the Southeast P.O. Box 10 Quarter of Section 16, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048 and you are hereby required to plead to said petiTownship 11 South, Range Telephone: 913-682-5894 tion in said Court at Leav22 East of the 6th P.M., Facsimile: 913-682-2668 enworth, Kansas on or beLeavenworth County, Kan- Attorney for Petitioner _______ fore the 1st day of March, sas, described as: Beginn2012. ing at a point 1135 feet South 89°40’ West of the (First published in The MirNortheast corner of the ror, Wednesday, January Should you fail therein judgment and decree will Southeast Quarter of said 18, 2012) be entered in due course Section 16; thence South 330.61 feet to the true point IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF upon said petition. of beginning of this tract; LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO thence South 89” 40’ West KANSAS COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY 300 feet; thence South 330 PROBATE DIVISION INFORMATION OBTAINED feet; thence North 89° 40’ WILL BE USED FOR THAT East 300 feet; thence North In the Matter of the PURPOSE. 330 feet to the true point of Estate of beginning; includes 30’ Leona M. Carl, Deceased. SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC road right-of-way to the Attorneys for Plaintiff Center of the road. This No. 2012 PR 7 6310 Lamar - Suite 235 tract also known as tract Overland Park, KS 66202 #6 on Survey by Ken HerrNOTICE TO CREDITORS (913)831-3000 ing dated August 23, 1977 and revisions thereof, com- THE STATE OF KANSAS TO Fax No. (913)831-3320 Our File No. 11-002932/dkb monly known as 16788 ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: _______ Dwyer Road, Bonner Case No. 12CV2 Court Number:

Manipulative ex not worth the worry together for 12 years. Naturally, my wife feels hurt and claims that my sister made clear where she stands with my family. She also asked me not to confront my sister, saying it wouldn’t accomplish anything positive. My wife now wants to cancel future family gatherings where my sister will be present. This same sister caused all kinds of stressful problems with my late wife, and I don’t want to see that repeated. What can I do to mend my my school reunion, as she wife’s hurt feelings? — Stuck never went to school there. in the Middle Right now, if she approached Dear Stuck: Explain to me, there would be an angry scene. Am I wrong to feel this way? — Angered in California Dear Angered: You can’t help how you feel when you’ve been mistreated. This woman seems confused and a little selfish and, frankly, could benefit from spending some time without a man in her life. But try to channel your anger into something constructive. Live your life fully. Make new friends. Date other women. Stop looking at her Facebook page. You deserve better. Dear Annie: My family recently had a big birthday bash for my father. My sister made a slide show that included photos of my late wife but no photos of my current wife, even though we’ve been

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‘CSI’ star prepares for departure Twelve years on television is an eternity. Marg Helgenberger will leave “CSI” (9 p.m., CBS) after two more episodes, beginning tonight. Her character, Catherine Willows, has been part of the forensics series since it debuted in 2000, outlasting male leads William Petersen and Laurence Fishburne. ‘‘CSI” has long been compared to “Law & Order,” another long-running procedural franchise that spawned successful spinoffs and all but dominated its network’s schedule. But to many, “CSI” will always be associated with Grissom and Willows. Unlike “Law & Order,” it has been affected by its revolving door of lead characters. And it’s highly doubtful that “CSI” will run as long as “Law & Order.” Helgenberger will also appear on “Late Show With David Letterman” tonight.

Now in its 11th season, “American Idol” (7 p.m., Fox) shows little sign of flagging. To the surprise of many, it has changed personnel without missing a beat. It has persevered, even thrived in spite of Paula Abdul’s and Simon Cowell’s departures. In fact, Cowell’s “X Factor” was received with less than rapturous reviews and ratings, while “Idol’s” new judges, Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez, adjusted quite naturally to their roles. Competing programs, including “The Voice,” ‘‘America’s Got Talent” and “X Factor,” have never approached “Idol” in audience size. But their combined presence could contribute to a sense of talent show fatigue. And that could eventually contribute to the decline of “Idol.” On the other hand, too much of a good (or a bad) thing is rarely a problem in reality television.

Far from the field of singing competition, “Greatest Tank Battles” (9 p.m., Military) spends 10 weekly episodes recalling mechanized warfare from World War I onward. It’s nice to see that somebody’s still broadcasting history programming. Last year, the History Channel got the highest ratings in its history by ignoring it.

Speaking of history, “NOVA” (8 p.m., PBS) presents “3-D Spies of WWII.” It recalls how photo and optics experts from British universities and Hollywood studios compiled thousands of photographs to create 3-D images of potential targets for Allied bombers.

S. Epatha Merkerson (“Law & Order”) hosts “Find Our Missing” (9 p.m., TVOne), documenting missing persons cases involving black men, women and children, who are generally ignored by the news media.

Tonight’s other highlights

Zooey Deschanel stars in the 2009 romance “(500) Days of Summer” (7 p.m., E!).

Twin brides plus one murder doesn’t add up on “Harry’s Law” (8 p.m., NBC). Jean Smart guest-stars.

Harry Connick Jr. guest-stars on “Law & Order: SVU” (9 p.m., NBC).

Daniel’s big proposal on “Revenge” (9 p.m., ABC).

“True Life: I Have Diabetes” (10 p.m., MTV).

DIRTY WORK By Donald Stubin


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along with another’s plans. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  Pace yourself. You could be surprised by what you hear, most likely from someone in authority. Remain confident that you have the wherewithal to handle this issue. Tonight: Let your hair down. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  The morning finds you in a funk, but one that leaves quickly. You will be delighted by midafternoon, when a challenge perks you up. Tonight: As you like it. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  In the morning, make calls, schedule meetings and, at the same time, breeze past a problem with ease. If you don’t allow a situation to become a big deal, it won’t be. Tonight: Home is where the heart is. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  If you want to get past a financial barrier, the time is in the a.m. Otherwise, you could be overwhelmed by what might be on your plate. Tonight: Where the action is, of course! Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Use the a.m. for anything important. You are energized and can see

the many different sides of an issue. Tonight: Your treat. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21)  Though in a funk when you wake up, by the end of the day, you are a shooting star, not to be stopped. You could surprise a child or loved one with your effusive self-expression. Tonight: Others seem to sway with your desires. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  If you are going to succeed in a key venture, the first part of the day is best. By late afternoon, you need some downtime. Tonight: Get some extra R and R. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  You handle a lot and, in the long run, you succeed, complete and/or do whatever is necessary today. Make time for a personal project, too. Tonight: Work with a surprise. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Look at the big picture. Once you detach from a difficult situation, you’ll feel better. Tonight: On top of your game. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

47. Actor Jesse L. Martin is 43. Rapper DJ Quik is 42. Rock singer Jonathan Davis (Korn) is 41. NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous is 39.

ACROSS 1 ___ mater 5 Big name in dog food 9 Ruler marking 13 Catamaran feature 14 Greenishblue color 15 Walked off with 16 Controversial excavation site 18 SAG member 19 Junior’s junior 20 Stimpy’s cartoon buddy 21 Dorothy’s woodsman wore one 23 Creatures forming the hair of Medusa 25 Baker’s sweet concoction 27 “Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations,” e.g. 28 Elite or pica, e.g. 29 Before, once 30 Biblical towerbuilding site 33 Curbed (with “in”) 36 Where Washington’s forces wintered 38 Fit for consumption 40 Natural rope fiber 41 One of four, on most tables 42 Word said in churches 44 Bounce, as from a bar

Actor Derek Richardson is 36. Actor Jason Segel is 32. Actress Samantha Mumba is 29. Country singer Kristy Lee Cook (TV: “American Idol”) is 28.

9 In need of calamine lotion 10 Attentiondirecting phrase 11 Debate ender 12 That lady yonder 15 Having all one’s marbles 17 ___-K (toddler’s school) 22 Musical beginnings 24 Meal on a skewer 25 Jurisdiction in Rome 26 Nancy Drew’s boyfriend 28 Attorney’s charge 31 Every last one 32 Causes tearing 34 Historic period 35 “Nanook of the North”

48 Boudoir wear 51 Handsome Greek of myth 53 Nobel-winning “Mother” 54 Second-tolast letter of the Greek alphabet 55 180 degrees from WSW 56 Canine with active canines 57 Amole, for one 60 Unfinished software releases 61 Micro- relative 62 “. . . with 1,001 ___” 63 Play ___ (perform a song grouping) 64 Obi-Wan portrayer Guinness 65 “. . . slithy toves did ___ and gimble” (“Jabberwocky”) DOWN 1 Lend a helping hand 2 Mexican American, e.g. 3 She left Moses in the bulrushes 4 Ring king born Cassius Clay 5 Tip-tops 6 “___ Eyes” (song by The Eagles) 7 Place for bacon 8 2,000 pounds

abode 36 Brief scene 37 “Jaws” omen 38 Right-angled building annex 39 Olympic team? 43 Poisonous atmosphere 45 A little nervous 46 Commandment-breaker 47 Feared African fly 49 Extraordinary 50 Plural suffix with “mountain” 51 Jellied garnish 52 Short swim 54 Window section 56 Business degree 58 Fluid for a car 59 Carry with difficulty



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BIRTHDAYS Comedian-singermusician Brett Hudson is 59. Actor-director Kevin Costner is 57. Actress Jane Horrocks is 48. Comedian Dave Attell is


her that your sister behaved abominably to your first wife, too, which indicates she is possessive of you and jealous of your significant others. Please don’t avoid your parents and other siblings because one sister cannot control herself. Even though your wife doesn’t want a confrontation, we think your sister needs to know that her behavior is unacceptable.

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Wednesday, Jan. 18: This year you juggle personal issues and friendships proficiently. Internally, you might be on the verge of a transformation in your life. If you are single, the person you choose today might not be suitable in a year. If you are attached, be patient with your sweetie, as he or she is adapting to your adjustments. SAGITTARIUS makes an excellent healer. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19)  Your fiery style and lively nature might not come out immediately. How you approach a problem and what you do with it could change radically. Tonight: You need a night of fun. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  Sometimes it is a pleasure to allow another person to zero in on your priorities and take the lead. Why not? Tonight: Try someone else’s idea of fun. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  You could be taken aback by a situation. Nevertheless, you are able to deal with it once you get your bearings. Tonight: Go

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Dear Annie: My girlfriend broke up with me in April because she wanted to date another guy. Over the summer, she sent me random emails and text messages about various things, a few of which I answered out of politeness. In September, we both attended the funeral of a mutual friend. I let her know that I wasn’t totally over her, but I was doing OK in her presence. She then said that she had broken up with the other guy and that she missed all the things we did, still loved me and wanted a relationship. A week later, she called to say that she had spoken to her counselor and that all she could offer me at this time was friendship. She then invited the other guy back into her life as “a friend.” But when I checked her Facebook page, I learned she had been having him over to her house every week. I finally got angry, and we had a blowup. Now she says her counselor told her that “men can’t just be friends.” She emailed, telling me that we need to move on and that she hopes to see me at my upcoming school reunion. I don’t want to see this woman again, ever. She used me and lied to me. She hurt me more the second time than she did the first. She has no business coming to

44 Bounce, as from a bar

(Answers tomorrow) Jumbles: SPOIL AWAKE TANNED CLOUDY Answer: After tasting his perfectly cooked, medium-rare steak, the customer said this — WELL DONE



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