The third annual Twinkies Festival brought a big crowd of onlookers to the Flinthills Mall parking lot Saturday as Emporia continues celebrating the ongoing success of the reborn Twinkie and its parent company, Hostess Brands.
Some highly notable names in politics both statewide and nationally joined the Lyon County Republicans for dinner Sunday.
The Emporia Public Library closed out their summer reading season with a splash Sunday.
The Guess Who brought over 50 years of hits to the Granada Theatre on Saturday. And it rocked the sold-out house from start to finish.
It now looks like the Historic Breckenridge Hotel and Convention Center could open its doors by next summer -- if everything works out.
Emporia resident Crystal Dix is still hospitalized in Topeka after she was badly hurt in a truck-bicycle accident a few weeks ago, but she is making good strides in her recovery and her family got some help with bills and peace of mind Friday night.
No injuries were reported after fire destroyed a truck and part of its load near Emporia on Saturday afternoon.