Outdoor burning hasn't been recommended for a couple weeks, but it's strongly discouraged Friday.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for Lyon and most surrounding counties until 6 pm.
They have hit the ground running in the first few days of their respective jobs.
Robert Wright started Monday as the new CEO at Newman Regional Health, while Aron Dody began Wednesday night as superintendent for USD 251 North Lyon County. Both men appeared on KVOE's Morning Show this week.
Emporia State University is holding a series of strategic planning meetings on campus Wednesday, and it's encouraging members of the public to give their thoughts at a special meeting that night.
Several activities are coming to the KVOE listening area this weekend.
Monday is the deadline for those of you interested in participating in the Lyon County Crime Stoppers Badges Unite chili feed Feb. 1 at the Bowyer Community Building.
On the KVOE Morning Show on Friday, Lyon County deputy and event organizer Jacob Welsh said it's easy to participate.
Forty-five days per count may not sound like much, but it adds up when you have pleaded no contest to nearly 40 charges against you. That was the case for Emporian Thomas Hebb on Thursday.
USD 253 Emporia will undergo a legislative audit this spring, under a new state law passed last year.
Emporia schools will be subjected to the Legislative Post Audit, after the USD 437 Auburn-Washburn audit was postponed. USD 253 was instead chosen as the first district to be audited under the law.
A Lebo man has been sentenced to life in prison for child molestation.
Alvin Houston III, 43, has been sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 40 years.