Everything that Scottie Lingelbach has done in her life — from her World War II service to her years of volunteering in Lawrence and at Kansas University — she traces back to her junior high school’s motto: “Enter to learn, go forth to serve.”
“I don’t want to be a figurehead,” he says. “I think you got to have integrity, otherwise it don’t amount to much.”
What started as a hobby nearly 50 years ago for Lecompton resident and genealogist Iona Spencer, has blossomed into an effort to give a whole community its forgotten history back.
Queen Shorter and her family, Lawrence transplants from the Mississippi Delta, can be found several evenings a week — and often on the weekends — fishing at the star-shaped lake appropriately named Lone Star, in southwest Douglas County.