An Emporia man is lucky to be alive after falling into the Neosho River after dark Thursday night.
A very special and solemn ceremony was held Thursday, honoring teachers who have died "in the line of duty."
The Memorial to Fallen Educators was unveiled on Emporia State University's campus during a dedication ceremony.
A little chicken dancing and some flag-waving was part of Thursday's activities for this year's top teachers.
The cause of death of an Osage County inmate has been determined.
A few exceptional teachers are in town for recognition this week.
The National Teachers Hall of Fame 2014 inductees have settled into Emporia for a week's worth of activities.
Madison is celebrating their own weekend starting Friday. Madison Days kicks off at 11am Friday with free food at Lyon County State Bank.
Americus will be rockin' this weekend, starting Friday with the official opening of Americus Days.
Organizer Nancy Wells says Friday's "Family Night in the Park" events start at 5pm, with pre-registration for a BBQ contest.
A three-judge panel says the state's new education funding package meets equity issues.