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Peter Johnson’s been in the art game a long time, but he still remembers what sparked his interest as a youngster growing up in rural Cowley County. “I had a farm upbringing, and my dad bought a blackboard at an auction at a one-room school house,” says Johnson, now 76. “He put it near the floor so I could sit on the floor and draw. That was the beginning of everything.”
Longtime resident Arlene Pritchard remembers the centennial celebration for Linwood in 1967. “What was amazing to me was how many people came back to their hometown,” Pritchard said. “Many in the ‘50s and ‘60s moved away.”
Linwood has hit the sesquicentennial mark this year and soon will have a celebration to commemorate it. The Linwood Pioneer Festival Celebration will honor 150 years of the southern Leavenworth County community on Saturday.
St. John’s Mexican Fiesta returns this Friday and Saturday with authentic Mexican food, live music, traditional dancing and plenty of kid-friendly fun.
The Lawrence Public Library and Watkins Museum of History invite the public to “revisit Lawrence’s golden age of educational tourism and etiquette films” during Thursday’s “The Stars of Centron.”
The Friends of the Lawrence Public Library will host its annual Summer Book Sale July 7-9 at the library, 707 Vermont St.
How do teachers keep busy over the summer? We checked in with three Lawrence educators, two active and one retired, to find out.
For this month’s edition of Chef’s Choice, T.K. Peterson, owner/chef of Merchants Pub and Plate decided that traveling to the “Far East” was a must for eating Katsu Buns. Happy to oblige, I booked my travel, packed my bags and journeyed to far East Lawrence, to eat my “Bunz” off at Bon Bon!.
Hundreds of cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers and community members are expected to turn out for Friday’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Douglas County, slated for 5:30 p.m. Friday to 2:30 a.m. Saturday at Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive.
The Lawrence Public Library is inviting folks to venture into the great “ungnome” — their pun, not ours — this summer with Game of Gnomes, a literary-themed scavenger hunt through 10 Lawrence parks.
Weather: While the high may be 90 degrees, our heat index will remain near 100. A southwest wind will continue between 10 and 20 miles per hour before a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. The showers should ...
Kansas University is working to get a National Cancer Institute designation for its cancer center. The goal will require a large investment, but officials say they'll be repaid in the number of lives saved. Downtown rumbled with the sound of ...
The Lucha Narrative sprang from the soul of Sarah Sung, a KU grad and graphic designer seeking to merge her passions for creating cool stuff and helping the world. She visited with us to discuss the launch of the Lucha ...
On March 15, Solidarity will move from 1109 Mass. (next to It’s Brothers) to 13 E. 8th Street (next to the Sandbar). The bad news is that people will still be puking on their doorstep; the good news is that ...
Students in the Community Transition Program (C-TRAN), sing Christmas carols to residents at the Pioneer Ridge Health & Rehab skilled nursing facility, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015.
The Lawrence Civic Choir rehearses for their upcoming holiday concert Monday evening at the Lawrence Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave. The holiday concert will be held on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at the church.
Using a horse-powered press, John Craft presses sorghum stalks to make sweet sorghum syrup at Willing Horse Farm on the east edge of Lawrence. Craft sells the sweet sorghum syrup at the Lawrence Farmer's Market, and several local restaurants and bakeries use the natural sweetener.
K.C. Royals fans in Lawrence celebrate their World Series win Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015.
Over 100 photographs were submitted by readers for the Journal-World's Halloween Throwback Photo Contest.
Sights and sounds of the 68th annual Kansas University Band Day parade Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.
Jim Triggs and his son Ryan build custom mandolin and guitars by hand. Jim worked with Gibson for several years helping build mandolins and archtop guitars. Triggs' mandolins have been played by some of the top bluegrass musicians in the country.
Kate Meghji, executive director of the Lawrence Humane Society, talks about facility problems which are creating animal care problems at the shelter.
Two puppies pose for the camera during a recent trip to the Lawrence Humane Society.
Eight-year-old Lawrence pianist Matthew Liu performs "Flight of the Bumblebee."