Emporia Fire Dept. obtains new hazardous materials trailer

The Emporia Fire Department has just received a new hazardous materials trailer to use and a new truck to pull the trailer.

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Huelskamp slates July 15 for veteran office hours

Kansas Congressman Tim Huelskamp is stationing an official representative in Emporia later this month for a special meeting.

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Water rescue call involves Emporia, Chase County teams

The man who triggered a water rescue call for Lyon County and Chase County rescue workers is apparently none the worse for wear after a fall Thursday night.

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Cyclist, SUV driver cited after injury accident downtown

Multiple citations were issued after an injury accident involving a bicycle and SUV on Thursday.

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BBQ lunch at Newman Regional for Denim and Diamonds Fundraiser

The Newman Regional Foundation had their BBQ lunch today from 11 am to 1 pm in front of the main entrance for its big Denim and Diamonds Fundraiser.

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Emporia High Blood Drive held Thursday

Emporia High School held their blood drive today at the Flint Hills Mall storefront by the movie theatre.

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Federal grant could dramatically improve FHCHC reach for dental programs

Officials with Flint Hills Community Health Center say there is a need to expand dental health services, and a federal grant will help the Health Center do just that.

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Hospital requesting $300,000 next year for security upgrade

The last time Newman Regional Health had a widespread update to its security system was the 1970s. And after several projects funded in part with Lyon County dollars over the past few years, a security upgrade is next on the list as hospital administrators seek county support the next two years.

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