If you're a student in a college town, there's only one data point you regularly seek out in your community newspaper: entertainment options. Lawrence.com, an award-winning mixed media site serving the students and residents of Lawrence, Kansas really knows its audience.
Today's drink specials points the thirsy Kansan - or traveller - to the cheapest drinks around. Each bar listing is also cross-referenced with past reviews, upcoming music shows and scheduled events.
This isn't the ideal application of community journalism, but it does speak to community needs - in a very direct manner.