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Lawrence newspaper names Lawhorn as new publisher

February 26, 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Lawrence-Journal World has announced that Editor Chad Lawhorn has been named publisher of the newspaper.

Ogden Newspapers of Kansas, the paper’s owner, said Tuesday that Lawhorn will also continue to serve as editor.

He will oversee news, advertising, circulation and other operations of the Journal-World as well as write for the newspaper and LJWorld.com website.

Lawhorn has been with the Journal-World since 2001 and has served as a reporter, managing editor and editor.

Before joining the Journal-World, Lawhorn was editor and publisher of The Baldwin Ledger and the Lawrence Business Ledger and owned their parent company. He joined the Journal-World after selling those weekly newspapers to the Journal-World.

Lawhorn, a fourth-generation Kansan from Melvern, replaces Scott Stanford, who has accepted a promotion within the Ogden organization.

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