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Lawhorn's Lawrence: Pinball, dancing and student hangouts of old

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The student party scene in Lawrence was some type of crazy in the 1950s. You don't believe me? They burned the pinball machines. No, not the students. The adults. <b>By Chad Lawhorn</b>

Kansas Supreme Court blasts bill signed into law by Brownback

Friday, April 18, 2014

In a rare public statement, the Kansas Supreme Court on Friday denounced a bill signed into law by Gov. Sam Brownback, saying the measure would weaken the judicial system. <b> By Scott Rothschild </b>

Letter: State in charge?

Sunday, April 6, 2014

The Journal-World is a wonderful conduit for state and local news. The April 2 edition was particularly informative.

Faith Forum: What impact does Easter Sunday have on your congregation?

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Without question, Easter Sunday is one of the greatest Sundays of the year! Part of the excitement that Easter creates has to do with increased worship attendance. The number of people who worship with us on Easter is more than double of an average Sunday. More people creates a positive atmosphere and energy.

Area congregations to host vigil for Jewish shootings

Friday, April 18, 2014

In the wake of last week's fatal shootings at an Overland Park Jewish community center and retirement community, several Lawrence congregations will gather Monday at 7 p.m. for an "Interfaith Vigil For Community, Solidarity and Hope."

Arts advocates confident in proposal to start new state agency

Friday, March 30, 2012

Last year, Brownback vetoed $689,000 in funding for the Kansas Arts Commission, saying that public tax dollars shouldn’t go to the arts. The veto made Kansas the first state to stop state funding of the arts. Kansas also lost $1.3 million in federal and regional matching funds.