Ever hear of the Bombing of Reading during World War II?
It happened -- and the incident was discussed on KVOE's Morning Show on Thursday. North Lyon County Museum spokesperson Sharon Spade started the discussion by mentioning a replica of a practice bomb made from remnants of unexploded bombs at a practice site between Reading and Miller.
The St. Patrick's Committee is now taking applications for groups and organizations seeking funding for various projects.
Committee spokesperson Barb Ternes joined KVOE's Newsmaker segment Thursday with details. She says the club has typically helped projects impacting area youth.
World-renowned acoustic guitarist Andy McKee is performing at Emporia State's Albert Taylor Hall on Friday night.
Arts Center Director Melissa Windsor says McKee can create a lot of rhythms with just one instrument.
One day after Emporia city commissioners approved consolidating the Police and Sheriff's Office dispatch units, Lyon County commissioners voted to set up the advisory board for the new department.
Emporia Police and Lyon County Crime Stoppers are asking for help in solving a burglary from last weekend.
Wolf Creek officials are taking a trip to Texas next week.
Plant officials are meeting with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Wednesday to discuss the work environment, specifically to make sure plant workers aren't afraid to report any safety concerns they may have.
Emporia's JC Penney store is not included in the struggling retailer's decision to close over 30 stores.
JC Penney announced it would close 33 stores, cutting 2,000 jobs in the process and saving an estimated $65 million. None of the store closures are slated for Kansas.