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Road J fire chars 450 acres, destroys barn

Area fire crews have had a hard three days, and quite possibly the worst of it came as advertised Sunday.

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Tire takeback begins Monday

Lyon County is ready to accept your car and pickup truck tires in an effort to reduce the risk of Zika virus.

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Outgoing First Congregational pastor Andrew McHenry to look back fondly on Emporia tenure

First Congregational Pastor Andrew McHenry is moving from Emporia to Paradise -- Paradise, Calif., that is -- but he says things have been pretty good locally for him the past nine years.

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Flat income tax ideas to have hearings Monday

Could Kansas have a flat income tax? Some conservatives are hoping it will -- and they are pushing for that in the Statehouse.

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Emporia, Olpe fire crews battling grass fire

A grass fire south of Emporia is keeping two area fire departments occupied Saturday.

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Blaze develops north of Neosho Rapids; fire near Reading Cemetery listed as controlled burn

A day after a notable grass fire developed about two miles east of Neosho Rapids, another grass fire started about three miles north of the town.

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Firefighters tell residents to avoid controlled burns Sunday

If you had a controlled burn planned for Sunday, expert advice is to hold off. If you have a burn planned Saturday, take all precautions to make sure it's out.

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Highway work near Emporia either underway or starting soon

Travelers on Interstate 35 to our east will notice an extended patching project starting soon.

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