The Journal World's Chad Lawhorn spoke to LCR Nov 30th and talked about being a

reporter in Lawrence since 1992 and the changes he's seen discussing everything from the South Lawrence Trafficway (one of his first stories) to the happenings at City Hall.

Chad says from his bio, "I mainly cover city government and neighborhoods, but I've also previously served as business editor for the Journal World, and have undertaken a variety of first-person journalism projects. In parts of 2007 and 2008, I received some national publicity for a series of articles detailing how I purchased a handgun, received a concealed carry license from the state, and carried the weapon around for a few days."  Chad also writes the popular Town Talk on the's website