Lyon County commissioners handled two purchase-related requests at their action meeting Thursday.
Flint Hills Beef Fest is celebrating its 28th anniversary this weekend.
The Salvation Army of Emporia is distributing commodities Friday.
The Kansas Corporation Commission is challenging Westar Energy's interstate electric transmission rates, saying they are "unjust and unreasonable."
Wednesday's Emporia city commission action session saw the approval of one project, but the tabling of another.
Camp Alexander has been granted extra time to send paperwork to the Kansas Volunteer Commission.
The Hornet's nest is close to being swarmed, and some downtown storefronts will be decorated in the coming days.