Chad Lawhorn

Chad Lawhorn is a staff writer for the Lawrence Journal-World

Recent stories

Shawnee woman dies after being shot in downtown Lawrence
5 people shot; 3 dead
October 1, 2017
Lawrence Police are investigating after at least five people were shot — three fatally — in downtown Lawrence early Sunday morning.
Grocery store industry begins new push to allow strong beer, wine, liquor sales
January 11, 2015
Native Kansan David Dillon, the retired CEO and chairman of grocery giant The Kroger Co., has become the leader of the Uncork Kansas coalition, which is seeking legislation to end the longtime Kansas law that limits liquor sales only to licensed liquor stores. By Chad Lawhorn
Kansas: 91-year-old balks at $600,000 to tear down her home for KU apartments
March 13, 2014
Ninety-one-year-old Georgia Bell already knows a lot about living with college students, but soon it may go to a whole new level — or more accurately, five levels.
Area newspaper publishers allege Johnson County Commission poised to violate state regulations on legal notices
October 26, 2013
A pair of area newspapers believe that the Johnson County Commission is about to violate state law by declaring a Missouri-based newspaper the official publication for legal notices.
Census figures show how Shawnee stacks up
01:18 p.m., December 9, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Shawnee residents, on average, are older than those in surrounding communities, earn more than most and pay more for their homes.
Legal battle over water means higher fees for rural Eudora customers
October 20, 2010
In eastern Douglas County, a long-simmering water war is starting to produce new levels of pain.
Perkins abruptly retires from KU athletics
September 8, 2010
The buzzer has sounded on Lew Perkins’ tenure as Kansas University athletics director.
Bison transplanted from South Dakota to Kansas Flint Hills
October 28, 2009
Perhaps this really is a prairie pot of gold.
Lawrence prepares for downtown Harley invasion
Group also plans to visit Moon Marble Co.
June 3, 2009
Lawrence, get ready for a little horsepower harmony.
Details of economic stimulus package eagerly awaited
January 16, 2009
As Barack Obama prepares to become the 44th President of the United States, most political observers are betting that his administration’s signature piece of legislation is already in the hopper. Even before it has been hatched, the expected economic stimulus package is being labeled as the largest public works project since the creation of the U.S. interstate system.

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