The past two years, the Emporia version of Alex's Lemonade Stand had been held on a Saturday. This year, it expanded to Friday and area residents responded.
Writers from across much of Kansas jammed themselves and their works inside Town Crier for the store's ninth annual Author Extravaganza.
One person has been hospitalized after a fire developed in a south-central Emporia home.
Firefighters were called to 223 S. Congress shortly before 6 pm after a kitchen fire was reported. Acting Battalion Chief Steve Howe tells KVOE News firefighters found one person near the front door after a neighbor report somebody may be inside. Howe says the person collapsed outside the house but was conscious and alert when help arrived.
The victim was taken to Newman Regional Health for observation and treatment. His name has not currently been released.
As rescue workers were handling that situation, a fire crew worked inside the house and found fire in the kitchen. They put that out quickly and later learned the fire had not extended anywhere else in the house.
A cause and exact origination point have not been released. We'll keep you updated on KVOE, KVOE.com and KVOE social media.
Charges have been temporarily dropped against one defendant in a shooting incident this spring.
A re-trial date has now been set in the murder case of Jimmy Dominguez.
A pretrial hearing date of July 1 has been set in the rape case of Santiago Molina.
Organizers of the first-ever Cases for Kids 5-K Glow Run anticipated up to 60 participants Friday night. They saw over 140, enhancing the atmosphere and also the fundraising.