Isolated hail and scattered heavy rain had area residents running for cover Sunday afternoon.
Gusty south winds kicked up the fire risk in general and the rekindle risk specifically, and area firefighters had to deal with a pair of rekindles Saturday.
The Taste was another hit Saturday night.
Close to 30 vendors came from across Kansas to the sold-out event. One of them didn't have to go very far.
The challenge was tougher. The obstacles were more numerous.
But the thrill of defeating the Nitty Gritty Dirt Dash course was just the same as last year -- and over 180 people went to Camp Alexander for the second annual warrior run.
Two dogs had the adoption process started Saturday as part of the first Adopt-A-Dog event of 2014 at Bluestem Farm and Ranch Supply.
Flinthills Mall was full as Newman Regional Health held its 17th annual Teddy Bear Clinic on Saturday.
The American Legion Post No. 5 was full for its annual potato bar fundraiser benefiting Emporia's Legion baseball team.
The upcoming HeartChase race at Emporia State University got a financial boost as the Sertoma Club had a special miniature train run for the event.