Chad Lawhorn

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

Recent stories

Douglas County approves property tax increase for 2015 budget
08:25 a.m., August 18, 2014 Updated 08:26 a.m.
Douglas County’s largest property tax rate increase in 30 years created scarcely a peep from the public on Wednesday night.
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.
South Lawrence Trafficway construction to close two rural roads into January
December 6, 2013
Construction work on the South Lawrence Trafficway is moving into a new phase, but bulldozers aren’t yet ready to begin rolling through the Baker Wetlands.
Douglas County state’s 9th healthiest
March 21, 2013
Neighboring Johnson County found healthiest in state
Six in 10 Douglas County homes decline in value
February 7, 2013
Douglas County Appraiser’s Office to send out valuation notices Feb. 28
Lawrence City Commission extend water agreement with Baldwin City
October 18, 2012
Agreement makes concessions to Baldwin City demands
Black Jack Battlefield designated National Historic Landmark
October 18, 2012
Designation could help call attention to eastern Kansas, western Missouri early Civil War sites
New U.S. Highway 59 expected to open late Wednesday
October 16, 2012
Restricted traffic should begin in late afternoon or early evening
KDOT has ribbon cutting for US 59 four-lane upgrade
September 19, 2012
Four-lane road to be open early next month
U.S. 56 upgrades not high on KDOT list
August 28, 2012
K-10, Interstate 70 proposals among projects recommended for next 20 years

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