Southwest Middle School Students Envision the Future

Over two dozen eighth graders from Southwest Middle School told Lawrence Central Rotarians their ideas about how to make the world a better place. The students are all members of the Future City team that placed first in regional competition and then took home the...

Walking Through Lawrence History with Henry Fortunato

The Burroughs Creek Trail in East Lawrence is a paved path and parkway running for 1.7 miles from 11th Street at the north end to 23rd Street on the south.  The trail leads walkers, runners, and bikers past sites that were significant in Lawrence history, blending...

Record-breaking Bicycle Rider Ashton Lambie Tells His Tale

The old record time for the more-than-400-mile trip across Kansas on a bicycle was 29 hours and 52 minutes, set by Tim Parks of McPherson in July 1993. Ashton Lambie’s wanted to complete the same journey in 24 hours or less.  “Technology has come a long...

Sister Cities Travelers Visit Lawrence Central

It was a day to celebrate young people, their families and other guests at Lawrence Central Rotary on August 12 when two Lawrence teen-agers presented a program about their experiences in a sister city exchange this summer and Kevin Munge, an exchange student from...

Local Agencies Work to Help Local Kids “Back 2 School”

Even though the 2014-2015 school year is just coming to a close, plans are already underway for “Back 2 School” for Fall 2015.  The project will provide school supplies, backpacks, and new shoes to children who cannot afford to purchase those supplies themselves....