OVERLAND PARK — The Lawrence Journal-World news and advertising divisions were presented Saturday with 26 Kansas Press Association Awards of Excellence.
The Journal-World’s competition in the KPA awards includes the Kansas City Star, Wichita Eagle and Topeka Capital-Journal.
Journal-World sister publications also won several awards, including the Tonganoxie Mirror (24 awards), The Shawnee Dispatch (19), Bonner Springs Chieftain (9), Basehor Sentinel (7) and Baldwin City Signal (1).
The Shawnee Dispatch was the sweepstakes award winner for the Nondaily Division 3 category.
The awards were presented during KPA’s annual meeting at the Doubletree Hotel in Overland Park.