The first winter weather advisories of the season now blanket the entire KVOE listening area. That's because light amounts of freezing rain and snow could cover the area by this time Friday.
Two years after the tornado in Reading, the Public Square initiative has helped the town recover. Now, according to mayor Kevin Sorensen, they've recovered as much as they can.
The Kansas Corporation Commission has said "yes" to a nearly $31 million rate increase request from Westar.
Officially, the announcement is a stipulation and settlement agreement between Westar and the Citizens' Utility Ratepayer Board. The request is about $1 million lower than first requested.
The Newman Regional Health Board of Trustees has two meetings in the coming week.
Lyon County commissioners have given Sheriff Jeff Cope the go-ahead to buy new Tasers for his deputies.
Cope says the current equipment is out-of-date and out of warranty, so they have to be replaced. He says they are an effective law enforcement tool.
The countdown is nearly complete, and at 6:05 pm Thursday the KVOE-National Teachers Hall of Fame auction will begin.
Information meetings are coming over the next two weeks as the Emporia Community Foundation changes its grant process.
Trial now is coming next month for one of three Lyon County residents accused of meth production this past summer.
Michelle Hernandez-Correa's final pretrial was continued Wednesday to next week. Earlier, Hernandez-Correa had three potential trial dates set -- Monday, Dec. 2 and Dec. 16.