Here in Douglas County, the Republican seat for the 3rd District County Commission is at the forefront of the primary elections. 6News reporter Mark Boyle caught up with Republican Jim Flory who will advance to the general election in November.
The heat continues for the afternoon today. Look for a 10 a.m. temperature in the upper 80's with an afternoon high of 94 degrees. Heat index readings will likely top out over 100 degrees for the afternoon with the wind shifting from the southwest to the north for the afternoon between 5-10 mph. Isolated storm chances are likely for the late afternoon and early evening.
Many producers and growers are up before dawn to make sure their goods are ready for sale at a typical Saturday Lawrence Farmers' Market. As it is for the rest of the country, buying locally grown food is an increasing trend in Lawrence.