A few weeks ago a downtown Civil War re-enactment was abruptly cancelled because Larryville's city fathers believed the cannon fire would alarm residents and disturb area dogs. But apparently that policy doesn't apply at football games, where a 75 mm Howitzer cannon will be fired this weekend each time KU scores against Duke.
Chip: "I hope to lead a chant that goes, 'Rip his fucking head off...with a cannon!' "
A current breaking news story on the LJ-World website reads as follows:
Large gas line breaks in North Lawrence; smell covers wide swath of city
Many residents were looking forward to a better-smelling-than-usual weekend in Larryville since many local hippies have traveled south to the Winfield bluegrass festival, but perhaps this isn't meant to be.
A. Ruscin's newest Lawrence.com photo spread is from the Replay, and we've chosen this image to share with you. It's a lonely young hipster in a tie, dancing politely by himself with his eyes closed.