Journal-World Editorials

Editorial: Life of service
Glee Smith’s service to Kansas and commitment to community activities set an outstanding example for the next generation of state residents to follow.
November 19, 2015
The state of Kansas needs more Glee Smiths. Smith died earlier this week after a relatively short illness and a life of tremendous involvement in an amazingly broad range of civic and professional activities.
Editorial: Arts action
A continued lack of public support for the arts in Kansas again is threatening a key funding stream.
November 17, 2015
The state’s lack of investment in the arts once again has put Kansas in danger of losing federal funding distributed through the National Endowment for the Arts.
Editorial: Naming honor
Lawrence couple Don and Beverly Gardner are worthy of the new Boys & Girls Club teen center’s name.
November 12, 2015
It is a fitting tribute that the new teen center for the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence will be named “The Don and Beverly Gardner Center for Great Futures.”