The Lyon County Fair had a first Saturday night: mixed martial arts at the Bowyer Community Building. Blackout Fighting Championships 25 was the headlining act at the fair.
Lower revenues and lack of paperwork set the stage for Camp Alexander's dire financial situation, according to board chair Brian McCracken and a statement outlining the camp's financial review as provided to KVOE News. McCracken also says the camp board is taking steps to make sure the current plight ends as soon as possible.
Classes begin Tuesday at Flint Hills Technical College, and the college's Board of Trustees is meeting Monday in part to discuss enrollment projections.
The Kansas Department of Transportation is getting ready to auction off its shop site in west Emporia.
The Camp Alexander board says a variety of financial issues led to the camp's current fiscal situation, but the main one is the camp didn't take in enough money to keep operating as it has been the past few years.
The Regional Development Association is proposing two separate incentive compliance agreements to foster local business growth.
Visitors to Emporia would spend more money in town if the city made some minor changes to its signage and took another step to continue beautifying certain places like downtown.