Recently, a squirrel wiped out power to thousands of Westar and Lyon-Coffey Electric Cooperative customers in Lyon and Coffey counties. A squirrel Sunday caused an outage affecting a much smaller customer total.
The Altrusa Club hosted their annual Casino Night Saturday, filling the Emporia Country Club with scenes akin to Vegas.
The Emporia Animal Shelter hosted its first Open House in several years Saturday.
Local veterans left the American Legion with new cozy tokens of appreciation Saturday, after the annual Quilts of Valor presentation.
Emporia Christian School served up hot and fresh flapjacks as part of their annual fundraiser today (SAT).
Christmas came early as Friday's second-annual Veterans Show Off Your Talent filled Albert Taylor Hall with not only holiday spirit and honor for veterans, but an audience to share it with.
A grass fire had fire units dispatched for part of Friday afternoon.
It only stands to reason that the Sweet Granada will celebrate 10 years of business with chocolate -- and lots of it.