It has been abnormally dry this winter, and abnormally dry also describes the area when it comes to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor map.
Flu and other illnesses continue to keep medical facilities busy.
The 118th annual Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce meeting is in the books.
There is a new person at the helm of Camp Alexander.
The Humane Society of the Flint Hills is continuing their work to take over operations of Emporia's animal shelter, and now they're bringing their foster program back online.
The two juveniles allegedly involved in last weekend's armed robbery in western Emporia have had their first court appearance.
Preliminary hearing dates are set for two teenagers accused of attacking a woman with knives last weekend.