Day 1 of Emporia State's Founders Day 2014 was pretty special Friday.
First, university officials stuffed a time capsule with a host of items, including flyers, a music score and a sports jersey.
On Wednesday, the Emporia School Board announced it would hold public meetings for possibly resetting enrollment boundaries for the six elementary schools. The meeting dates have been set, and three are taking place next week.
The Regional Development Association of East Central Kansas introduced their 5-year strategic plan during their meeting Friday.
The Emporia Senior Center is now searching for a new director.
Current director Susan Riley tendered her resignation Thursday, effectively ending a dozen years at the helm.
Patient registrations have been at the Newman Regional Health main entrance for most of the week after a massive water leak on Feb. 6, but it could take another six to eight weeks before much of the hospital's main floor is back to normal.
Some big activities are coming this weekend.
An Emporia man faces two federal counts of alleged gun crimes.
The former third-highest ranking official in the Kansas Bureau of Investigation faces child sex charges.