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Register Your Walking Team Today Click here: REGISTER YOUR TEAM For sponsorship information contact Jay Wachs at 785-764-8380 or jay@jaywachs.com>

Register Your Walking Team Today!



It’s the annual Lawrence 4th of July event. The party starts at Watson Park at 4pm with food, music and fun. At 9:15pm, we will cross 6th street and head to Constant Park to watch the fireworks set to music. Please bring chairs, blankets and cash. Please DO NOT bring […]

Lawrence Kansas Fourth of July Party in the Parks   Recently updated !


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Lawrence Hits now has its own dedicated Android, iOS and BlackBerry Apps. Windows Phone coming soon. Get yours now by searching Lawrence Hits in your app store or by clicking the links below.

We have new mobile apps!




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All you have to do is watch Baloo walk and the song “The Bear Necessities” comes to mind. He is a 6 year old big brown Labrador Retriever mix and loves to sing for his treats. Don’t let his extra large size intimidate you. He really is a big lovable […]

Meet Baloo From The Lawrence Humane Society



Lawrence Humane Society Announces Microchip Clinic More animals are lost on the 4th of July than any other time of year Lawrence, KS – 06/25/15. Whether your neighbors are having a party and throwing firecrackers in the streets, or the entire community is enjoying the big 4th of July fireworks […]

More animals are lost on the 4th of July than ...




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Reba Mac has one speed. Go. Not really, but she is an active young lady and loves attention. She is a 2 year old Pit Bull Terrier mix and hopes you have at least one tennis ball for her to chase. She is a tiny 36 lb. bundle of fun. […]

Meet Reba Mac from The Lawrence Humane Society


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Checkers Foods and LawrenceHits.com have joined together to promote a new discount club called Xtra Local Lawrence. Locally owned or operated Lawrence businesses can sign up to offer special discounts on products and services when customers present their Checkers local card. It’s free to the consumer and provides a huge […]

Checkers Xtra Local Discounts June 2015




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Meet Fred The Dog From The Lawrence Humane Society What is it about big brown eyes and happy wagging tails? Are you looking for some stress relief? Preferably in the furry four legged venue. You really need to meet Fred. Nothing says “Be Happy” like this adorable little 6 year […]

Meet Fred The Dog From The Lawrence Humane Society



NEWS RELEASE AND MEDIA ADVISORY June 15, 2015 Lawrence, Kan.— A full scale emergency exercise will take place in Lawrence Thursday, June 18.  Participating   agencies include Douglas County Emergency Management, Kansas University Public Safety,  Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence Police Department,  Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Highway Patrol, Douglas County Emergency  Communications Center, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center and Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department. The exercise will run from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., and the scenario will simulate a  transportation-related hazardous materials incident on Kansas University’s West Campus.  Law enforcement, fire and medical units will respond to the simulated incident in the Lied Center parking  lot, where Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical personnel will practice hazardous materials and patient-handling procedures.  Lawrence Memorial Hospital will exercise its medical surge and  patient decontamination plans, and Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center will activate its emergency response team. Douglas County Emergency Management will activate the  Emergency Operations Center and a Joint Information Center, Kansas University also will  exercise its Emergency Operations Center and LMH will activate its Hospital Incident  Command Center. The exercise is funded by a Hazardous Materials Emergency Planning grant from the U.S.  Department of Transportation.  “Exercises like this give our local emergency response  agencies a valuable opportunity not only to practice their plans and procedures, but also to practice coordinating a multi-agency response to a major incident,” said Teri Smith, director of Douglas County Emergency Management. ************MEDIA ADVISORY************ Media organizations wishing to cover the exercise should contact Bob Newton, Douglas County Emergency Management Public Information Officer, at 785-331-5787 or bnewton@sunflower.com for specific instructions.

Douglas County Emergency Management – Full Scale Exercise June 18


Nicole Kitten
Nicole Kitten is a beautiful 4 year old Domestic Long Hair (Himalayan) with chocolate point markings. She has been from there to here and would love to find a permanent place to call home. Not only is she nice to look at, she is also very sweet. She loves to […]

Meet Nicole Kitten From The Lawrence Humane Society




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Velocy is incognito. She is thinking she might have a good chance of finding a new home if she uses a name that fits in with our special. She certainly doesn’t look or behave like a big bad dinosaur, but that is all part of her plan. As Cecelia, she […]

Meet Velocy From The Lawrence Humane Society



Free State Festival in Lawrence Kansas June 22-28, 2015 Lawrence Hits dot com is proud to be a presenting sponsor of the 2015 Free State Festival. Listen to the station to hear music by George Clinton and his bands Parliament and Funkadelic plus a special on the history of funk […]

Free State Festival in Lawrence Kansas June 22-28, 2015


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Jade is a 4 year old black Boxer mix and is looking for a home where she has room to play and someone to play with. She is an energetic girl and would have no problem keeping up with an active family. She would prefer not to share her home […]

LHS Dog of the Week



Willow Domestic Violence Center If you have any questions contact our Director of Community Engagement, Kristine Chapman, at 785-331-2034 ex. 105 or kchapman@willowdvcenter.org All of our services are free of charge and available to women, men, trans and gender non-conforming people and children who have experienced domestic violence or human […]

Willow Domestic Violence Center


Douglas County CASA is excited to announce we will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil our Shire Playhouse tomorrow (Friday, May 29) at noon in from of the Lawrence Arts Center. Staff and CASA Board Members, along with students and representatives from USD 497 will attend the ribbon […]

CASA Playhouse Ribbon Cutting



The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is offering a workshop “Integrating Health into Community Decision-making” in collaboration with the Kansas Health Institute and the Oregon Public Health Institute. The workshop will be from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 10 at Lawrence City Hall, 6 E. Sixth Street. There is no […]

Health Department offering workshop June 10 for community decision-makers


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Minuteman Press is moving to a new location at 1404 E. 24th St. Ste. B, Lawrence, KS 66046. Please update your records to reflect the new address. They will be closed May 28 & 29 for the move, and will re-open June 1st at their NEW Southeast Lawrence location! Click […]

Minuteman Press is Moving!