Saying he had to balance public safety with the well-being of a teenager asking for treatment, Lyon County District Judge Doug Jones on Tuesday sentenced 15-year-old Arturo Palafox, Jr., to juvenile corrections instead of probation for robbing a convenience store at gunpoint and burglarizing Emporia High earlier this year.
The opossum that bit the ankle of a Neosho Rapids man over the weekend was not rabid.
Emporia city commissioners have two meetings coming Wednesday morning.
A rural Hartford teenager was airlifted to a Topeka hospital after a one-vehicle accident about 10 miles south-southwest of Hartford shortly before noon.
The Flint Hills Community Health Center is holding one more drive-thru flu shot clinic this month.
Lyon County authorities are searching for a man they say sexually abused a child as the most recent Lyon County Most Wanted.
Polar Plunge season is just around the corner
Chase County school patrons are encouraged to attend a community input meeting Wednesday night as the district considers its long-range direction.