Oppressive heat will take a break as rain chances build across the area Thursday, but the Salvation Army is alerting area residents it will open its doors as a heat relief shelter as needed this summer.
An Emporia man faces an attempted murder charge for allegedly attacking a police officer last month.
Unless there is a late schedule adjustment, a Eureka woman charged with teen sex abuse will have her preliminary hearing Friday morning.
Lyon County officials are watching the mid-range weather forecast with the county still getting cleaned up from two rounds of flooding last month and the prospect of anywhere from two to eight inches of more rain between Thursday and Tuesday.
The National Teachers Hall of Fame will be adding five more outstanding examples to their halls on Friday, but first the inductees were introduced to the community.
Two allocation agencies made their formal budget requests to Lyon County commissioners Wednesday.
Emporia city commissioners have begun hearing budget requests, and they heard quite a few of them during Wednesday's study session.
Summer construction work continues on the Kansas Turnpike near Matfield Green.