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A public memorial held for three Black men lynched by a white Lawrence mob

Photo gallery: Memorial service honors Black men lynched by white mob in 1882

A memorial service on Thursday at Oak Hill Cemetery honored George Robertson, Isaac King and Pete Vinegar, three Black men who were lynched by a white mob in 1882. According to historical archives, in the summer of 1882, Vinegar, King and Robertson were arrested in connection with the murder ...

Dan Weis plays a salute

PHOTOS: American Legion Memorial Day Ceremony

The Lawrence Dorsey-Liberty American Legion Post held a Memorial Day ceremony Monday at its post. COVID precautions kept the event from being held at its usual Oak Hill Cemetery location.

Photo gallery: Free State softball competes in Class 6A state tournament

Coming off back-to-back state titles, Free State's softball finished in fourth place in the Class 6A state tournament this spring. The Firebirds defeated Olathe South in the opening round before falling to Olathe North in the semifinals. Photos by Chance Parker/Lawrence ...