Emporia Fire Department has discontinued hydrant testing until further notice, due to the deepening drought conditions in Lyon County -- and across the state.
Emporia city commissioners had quite possibly their shortest meeting to date Wednesday.
Commissioners kicked off the meeting by presenting longtime Emporian Elvin Perkins with a Service to the Community Award.
A crash on the Kansas Turnpike sent an Augusta man to the hospital Wednesday afternoon.
A staple of Emporia is relocating, and his legacy was celebrated with a reception at the Emporia Community Foundation Wednesday.
Elvin "Perk" Perkins is moving to the Kansas City area, after living in Emporia since 1948.
Sen. Jerry Moran announced Wednesday that the U.S. Postal Service is seeking 700 square feet to accomodate a new post office in Reading.
Flint Hills Technical College needs students for next week's Kids College activities.
A rollover accident in northern Lyon County has sent one person to the hospital Wednesday.
Emporia city commissioners have a relatively light action session Wednesday.