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Blaze develops north of Neosho Rapids; fire near Reading Cemetery listed as controlled burn

A day after a notable grass fire developed about two miles east of Neosho Rapids, another grass fire started about three miles north of the town.

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Firefighters tell residents to avoid controlled burns Sunday

If you had a controlled burn planned for Sunday, expert advice is to hold off. If you have a burn planned Saturday, take all precautions to make sure it's out.

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Highway work near Emporia either underway or starting soon

Travelers on Interstate 35 to our east will notice an extended patching project starting soon.

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Relay for Life of Flint Hills is now expanding to include Chase County.

Relay for Life of the Flint Hills is building support networks throughout the area.

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Rec Commission board to hold retreat Monday evening

Emporia Recreation Commission board members are meeting Monday evening.

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Water main replacements continue in two neighborhoods

Emporia's Engineering Department is moving full-speed ahead on two major infrastructure zones and is getting ready to start a third.

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Country star Travis Tritt holds intimate show with Granada Theatre patrons

Travis Tritt returned to Emporia for a solo performance.

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Friday becomes busy for firefighters

Area firefighters have been busy Friday, especially after noon.

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