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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Lawrence teen organizes walk to bring awareness to suicide prevention


Lawrence High School junior Jordan Ott recalls feeling many things in the wake of his brother Isaiah’s suicide in 2013.

Jordan, now 17, recalls he was a little bit young to realize exactly what was happening, but it’s a sense of loss th...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Health Department urges residents to be aware of bats


The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department has received an increase in the number of calls regarding bats. Additionally, the Kansas Departments of Health and Environment and Wildlife, Parks and Tourism have, too.

“Contact with bats is a concer...

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