A week of largely dry weather means another week of drought across the KVOE listening area, and drought appears to be deepening close to Emporia.
Items relating to the Lyon County Fairgrounds were approved by county commissioners Thursday. An item regarding the Emporia Municipal Airport was tabled.
Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill making Kansas the first state to outlaw a certain second-trimester abortion procedure.
Tears and screams of pain were coming from Emporia High's tennis court parking lot Thursday, but thankfully it wasn't a real scenario.
Emporia High administration and theater students, along with Emporia Police and firefighters, staged a mock DUI crash at the school.
There were thunderstorms across the KVOE listening area Wednesday, but none "went severe" -- thanks largely to a temperature inversion that hampered storms from developing and also maintaining their strength once they got established.
USD 253 Emporia School Board made a big leap to advancing their 1-to-1 technology plan during Wednesday's meeting.
Hostess Brands celebrated new equipment and more jobs with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.
Gov. Sam Brownback held a discussion at Emporia's Dynamic Discs on Wednesday, hearing questions and concerns from local business owners.