The residents of the neighborhood formerly known as Pinckney have spoken.
Starting with the El Tampico Club in the 1940s, the Garcia family quickly expanded its footprint in Lawrence. Mementos from the family’s time in town and their efforts to introduce authentic Mexican food to the community are on display through October at the Watkins Museum of History.
A federal government investigation into its own oversight of Native American boarding schools — used in the late 1800s to mid-1900s to force children into cultural assimilation — will most likely include an examination of Haskell Indian Nations University.
A federal grant will help the city of Lawrence conduct a drone study of Grover Barn’s structural integrity. The barn was a site on the Underground Railroad, and a local group has big hopes for its future potential.
In the nine months since the Lawrence City Commission unanimously approved creating historical markers to memorialize two teenagers killed by Lawrence police, the conversation on what those markers might look like, where they’ll be placed, and how much they’ll cost has mostly gone silent.
After 139 years to the day, community members will memorialize the deaths of three Black men who were lynched in 1882.
About a year since talks began to change the name of a neighborhood in Lawrence, its residents are voting between four finalists.
Over this solemn holiday weekend, Lawrence residents stopped by Oak Hill Cemetery to visit the graves of loved ones who have passed.
The beginning of June will mark the 165th anniversary of the Battle of Black Jack, […]
Despite pouring rain for most of Saturday, dozens of community members stopped by The Lawrence Times’ party at South Park. Kerry Altenbernd spoke on abolitionist John Brown, among other attractions.
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