Emporia, KS

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Hard-to-find fire damages home in south Emporia, sends occupant to NRH for smoke inhalation

One person was hospitalized for smoke inhalation after fire damaged a home in south central Emporia on Tuesday afternoon.

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Health Center make adjustments to sliding-fee scale, report positive yearly income

The Flint Hills Community Health Center reviewed and updated federal poverty levels as part of their monthly meeting Tuesday.

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Olpe eighth-grader wins Lyon County Spelling Bee

Typically, an albatross signals bad things. But for Olpe eighth-grader Maycee Kingsley, the word meant victory at the 2015 Lyon County Spelling Bee held at Turning Point Academy on Tuesday.

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No spring primary election slated as candidate filing deadline has passed

There will be no primary elections this spring, now that the deadline to file for local elections has passed.

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Community Corrections adjusts Home Court, Drug Court

The work of Lyon County's Community Corrections department was highlighted recently on KVOE's Talk of Emporia.

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USD 253 board meeting featuring presentation on school funding

The public is encouraged to attend the Emporia School Board's next regular meeting Wednesday night.

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NRH Board of Trustees discussing trauma center designation

One day after CEO Bob Wright announced Newman Regional Health was seeking a specialized trauma center designation, the Newman Regional Health Board of Trustees will take a closer look at the paperwork involved.

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Firefighters douse several fires Monday

Area firefighters had a busy day Monday.

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