Preliminary enrollment up for Emporia; other district data pending

Enrollment at USD 253 Emporia is up, based on a report released Tuesday by the Kansas State Department of Education.

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Woods: Over $30K in road damage from most recent flood

Roads are drying out after Lyon County's third round of flooding this month has come to an end.

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Voter registration underway through Oct. 18

Almost time to vote.

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USD 253 will examine enrollment update and overtime rules

Emporia's school district has a board meeting tomorrow night (W), and the main part of the agenda will be announcing an increase in enrollment and headcounts.

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New speed enforcement effort goes well, according to law enforcement

This past weekend's speeding enforcement effort led to over 50 citations -- either tickets or warnings -- in Lyon County.

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Community Foundation leaders pleased by reaccreditation

Emporia Community Foundation administrators say they are pleased by last week's reaccreditation announcement from National Standards for US Community Foundations, but on KVOE's Newsmaker segment Tuesday they also said they weren't surprised by the statement.

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Westar shareholders approve pending sale to Great Plains Energy

Back in May, Westar Energy's parent company announced plans to buy the electric utility outright. Shareholders are definitely in favor of the $12.2 billion deal with Great Plains Energy, with 96 percent approval during a meeting Monday.

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New lighting at southern 18th and Industrial intersection affecting traffic

Traffic at a busy intersection in west Emporia is going from stoplight control to a four-way stop for a few hours.

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