Men take part in healthy competition, screenings

Shaun Hittle

Lawrence resident Craig McCauley browsed from booth to booth Sunday afternoon at the inaugural Hoops for Men’s Health event at Allen Fieldhouse. McCauley checked his blood pressure and oral health, and received recommendations for local physicians. His family made him go, McCauley said, admitting to a strong aversion to annual ...

Seed Fair draws garden enthusiasts

Shaun Hittle

http://wellcommons.com/users/shaunepec/photos/2011/feb/26/208885/ Lawrence resident Dana Parfitt had some ambitious garden plans growing as she collected more and more seeds Saturday at the second Kaw Valley Seed Fair. “Wow,” said Parfitt as she thumbed through the small packets of asparagus, watermelon and zucchini seeds, just to name a few. Parfitt, a Kansas ...

Robberies in Lawrence on pace for a decrease in 2010

Shaun Hittle

In 2009, there were 86 robberies reported in Lawrence, a 23 percent increase from 2008 and the most in the city in more than a decade. An analysis of reported robberies for the first four months of 2010 shows a decrease from the 2009 numbers. Between Jan. 1 and the ...

Domestic violence scam in Lawrence? Looks like it...

Shaun Hittle

I was at the gas station the other night, and a woman in the car next to me waved me over. She was crying, and had what looked like a 2-year-old in the backseat. She said, "I just got beat up by my husband, and I need $16 more for ...

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