Journal-World Editorials

Editorial: Good partnership
Lawrence Memorial Hospital programs and support are welcome additions to Sports Pavilion Lawrence.
August 27, 2015
The sponsorship and lease agreement allowing Lawrence Memorial Hospital to locate facilities at Sports Pavilion Lawrence is a great partnership between two local entities.
Editorial: Positive plan
Revised plans for a retail center on South Iowa Street outline what seems to be a positive and appropriate project for Lawrence.
August 24, 2015
A pared-down development plan for a site just south of the South Lawrence Trafficway on Iowa Street addresses many of the concerns expressed when an earlier request was denied.
Editorial: Kasold questions
A major north-south route across Lawrence isn’t a good place to experiment with new street designs.
August 23, 2015
The Lawrence City Commission’s consideration of a plan to narrow Kasold Drive between Eighth and 14th streets was delayed last week because of an already lengthy agenda.
Editorial: Guns and bars
If bar owners want to ban concealed weapons in their businesses, signs stating that policy are a good place to start.
August 19, 2015
Local bars that haven’t posted no-gun signs might want to rethink that decision.
Editorial: Mayor choice
Commissioner Mike Amyx’s experience and respect in the community make him the best choice to fill the mayor’s chair.
August 18, 2015
After what Commissioner Mike Amyx called a “very tough week,” the Lawrence City Commission is in need of experienced, steady leadership.