Over $1,500 was raised for the Denim and Diamonds campaign Wednesday through a special kickoff barbecue.
Kids who may not have had the chance to attend summer activities at Camp Alexander now have the chance to do so, thanks to the recent comedy night fundraiser from the Clint Bowyer Autoplex.
Habitat for Humanity's home build in the 100 block of Mechanic is going smoothly.
Emporia city commissioners approved a major purchase to benefit the city's water quality.
The fiscal 2016 budget had very little wiggle room when lawmakers barely passed the document a few weeks ago. There is less wiggle room now after the June revenue report came in some $22 million short of projections.
There has been keen interest in Emporia Main Street's veterans banner project since it was announced last year.
No injuries were reported after two grass fires west of Emporia on Tuesday night.