News (13023)

Clients of Hetlinger Developmental Services had a day of fun and activities thanks to a new partnership between local organizations.

Two Wichita residents were hurt in a crash on the Kansas Turnpike near the Matfield Green service exit Friday morning.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a one-vehicle wreck happened just after 9 am near mile marker 99 northbound, nearly two miles north of the service area. According to an online report, 65-year-old Shelby Hinton, Jr., lost control of his car due to wet roads. The car hit the center barrier wall and swerved into a ditch. Both Hinton and a passenger, 34-year-old Melinda Hinton, were listed as injured. The Highway Patrol crash log does not list whether either person was hospitalized as a result. Both were wearing seat belts when the crash happened.

An Emporia man accused of aggravated battery and interference with law enforcement will wait another month before his preliminary hearing.

An Emporia woman charged earlier this year with abuse, neglect and/or endangerment was in court Monday for a plea hearing.

A major waterline installation project is set to begin Wednesday in southeast Emporia. 

Sauder Custom Fabrication is delivering a large tank to a business in McPherson on Monday.

Bryan Williams may be exiting the Granada Theatre stage left by the end of the month, but he's put another big concert on the theater's calendar before he heads out the door.

The Emporia City Commission will meet for a study session Wednesday morning. 

A lot of orange cones are up on some of Emporia's busier streets.

Portions of the KVOE listening area, including Emporia and Lyon County, are under a dense fog advisory to start the week.

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