Obituaries | VIEW ALL

Dessie Bickford

A Memorial Service for Dessie Bickford, 83, Lawrence, will be held at 2 p.m., July 22, 2018 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Raymond Frickey

died July 18, 2018 , survived by wife, Kathleen Frickey, sons, Travis (Doreen) Frickey, Chad (Sam) Frickey , four grandchildren and four great-granddaughters. www.barnettfamilyfh.com

Karl Rosen

Karl MD Rosen, 87, Lawrence passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. For Karl's full obituary go to warrenmcelwain.com.

Kathleen Turner

Services for Kathleen Turner, 86, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Kathleen died Friday, July 20, 2018, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar. rumsey-yost.com

Couples Announcements | VIEW ALL

Kennedy and Drendel

The family of Jamie Hutchison Kennedy is pleased to announce her marriage to Mr. Dick Drendel on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Their vows were exchanged in the presence of their delighted combined adult children, spouses, and grandchildren. The couple is at home in Wichita and Haviland, Kansas.

West and Baker

Rodney West and Bernadette West of Lawrence, KS, are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith West, to Andrew Baker, son of Robert and Linda Baker of Overland Park, KS. The future bride is a 2006 graduate of Lawrence High School and 2010 graduate of Emporia State University ...

Elliott and Michner

Dustin Elliott and Carla Mitchner would like to announce their engagement as of March 2018.

Flescher and Raphael

The engagement of Shira Flescher and Bernard Raphael is proudly announced by Anne and Bob Schulman, and Sheila Raphael, James Raphael and Judi Cettel. Shira is the daughter of Anne Schulman, of Lawrence, and the late Eric Flescher. Bernard is the son of Sheila Raphael and James Raphael, of ...

Court Filings | VIEW ALL

Latest Douglas County court filings for July 16, 2018

Marriages Jessie Marie Veber, 30, Lawrence, and Marcelino Cruz Raymundo, 26, Lawrence. Rashaad J. Marshall, 27, Lawrence, and Jaime M. Pennel, 42, Lawrence. Gabriel T. Gutierrez, 37, Lawrence, and Joylynn Rene Harlow, 42, Lawrence. Dakota Nipko, 24, Lawrence, and Hannah Sanders, 24, ...

Latest Douglas County court filings for July 9, 2018

Marriages Erin F. Petitjean, 36, Eudora, and Derrick Daniel Kelley, 33, Eudora. Travis Triggs, 43, Lawrence, and Christa Graham, 43, Lawrence. Aaron Daniel Mauk, 38, Kansas City, Mo., and Melanie Renee Kasten, 35, Kansas City, Mo. Jason William Cobb, 42, Lawrence, and Jody Sue Steiner, 47, ...

Latest Douglas County court filings for July 2, 2018

Marriages Samuel Albert Mohr, 25, Lawrence, and Laura Alvarez, 27, Lawrence. Tai Spann-Wilson, 38, Lawrence, and Shannon Ryan, 36, Lawrence. Kristen Baise, 24, Baldwin City, and Clayton L. Culley, 25, Baldwin City. Philip Sargent Kaul, 24, Lawrence, and Amber Kate Thoennes, 26, Roeland ...

Latest Douglas County court filings for June 25, 2018

Marriages Angelo Joseph Greco, 33, Tonganoxie, and Mary Elizabeth Greco, 37, Tonganoxie. Kirstin Noel Slane, 24, Lawrence, and Logan Hinkle, 27, Lawrence. Amy Higbie, 43, Lawrence, and Jeremy Allen Young, 44, Lawrence. Adam Brent Lott, 36, Lawrence, and Chelsea Rae Cummings, 36, Lawrence. ...

Births | VIEW ALL

Births for July 2018

Monday, July 2 Scott and Jana Rosborough, Lawrence, a girl. Jennie and Michael Woods, Lawrence, a boy. Tuesday, July 3 Jared and Summer Foster, Tonganoxie, a girl. Julie and Chris Sullivan, Lawrence, a boy. Thursday, July 5 Kristen Taylor, Lawrence, a girl. Chris and Lynne ...

Births for June 2018

Friday, June 1 Tyler Robbins and Laetitia Old, Lawrence, a girl. Saturday, June 2 Lanya Miller and John Schierling, Lawrence, a girl. Sunday, June 3 Tyler and Haley Area, Valley Falls, a girl. Monday, June 4 Sasanka and Kavisha Ulapane, Lawrence, a girl. Lillian Doty and ...

Births for May 2018

Tuesday, May 01 Cathleen Roberts and Lamonte Ephriam, Lawrence, a boy. Wednesday, May 02 Kate and Sam Elder, Lawrence, a girl. Georgia Foster and Aoi Bowers-Maldonado, Lawrence, a girl. Celeste and Fernando Yaluk, Lawrence, a girl. Friday, May ...

Births for April, 2018

Monday, April 02 Meghan and Camron Flanders, Lawrence, a girl. Tori Schall and Austin Brouhard, Lawrence, a boy. Gale Smith and Dennis Miller, Lawrence, a girl. Tuesday, April 03 Cassie Fratiello and Curtis Dodd, Leavenworth, a boy. Kellian and Billy Kelly, Lawrence, a ...

From the Archives | VIEW ALL

World War I in Lawrence: Newspapers forced to cut back on free copies

Editor’s note: Local writer Sarah St. John compiles reports of what it was like to be in Lawrence 100 years ago during World War I. The shortage of paper that had been plaguing newspapers nationwide for the past two years had caused increases in operating costs, but in the summer of 1918, ...

World War I in Lawrence: Brides shun wedding marches by German composers

Editor’s note: Local writer Sarah St. John compiles reports of what it was like to be in Lawrence 100 years ago during World War I. According to a local musician, the familiar strains of the “Here Comes the Bride” or “The Wedding March” were to be banned from this year’s weddings, ...

World War I in Lawrence: Independence Day celebrations have a military bent

Editor’s note: Local writer Sarah St. John compiles reports of what it was like to be in Lawrence 100 years ago during World War I. “The eagle will scream louder this Fourth of July than ever, in spite of the absence of the resonant firecracker and the spectacular sky-rocket.” This was ...

World War I in Lawrence: Residents urged to cut back on sugar

Editor’s note: Local writer Sarah St. John compiles reports of what it was like to be in Lawrence 100 years ago during World War I. Among the food restrictions imposed by the war were limitations on meat, wheat products, and sugar — the latter being especially difficult for families ...

Real Estate Transfers | VIEW ALL

Real estate transfers for July 10-16, 2018

Following are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office from July 10 through July 16: Tuesday, July 10 Estate of Earline E. James to Stewart Contracting, LLC and Crimson Blue Properties, LLC, 1215 E. 19th St, Lawrence. Glenna J. Weir, Trustee and John S. Weir, ...

Real estate transfers for June 26-July 2, 2018

Following are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office from June 26 through July 2: Tuesday, June 26 Travis F. Rigby and Lauren Rigby and Ryan A. Falconi to Eric B. Putnam and Nicole A. Putnam, 232 Deerfield Ln., Lawrence. Cody D. Bryan to Aaron A. Thakker and Kore ...

Real estate transfers for June 19-June 26, 2018

Following are real estate transfers filed at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office from June 19 through June 26: Tuesday, June 19 John E. Bowman and Ruth M. Bowman to Robert Sanko-Brown, Vacant Land, Rural. Joleen M. Steichen to Javier Rodas, 337 Illinois St., Lawrence. United Equity LLC ...