Earlier this week, Radio Shack announced it was closing 1,100 stores, or about 20 percent of its current list, because revenues were far short of expectations last quarter. Another big name is now announcing store closures.
Lyon County commissioners took care of business quickly in their action meeting Thursday.
KanCare officials are making two stops in Emporia on Thursday.
Four months after first-degree murder charges were filed against him, James Harris had his first court appearance Thursday in the death of 50-year-old James Gerety.
The Emporia Senior Center has a new director.
Lannie Lyman was a unanimous pick of the Senior Center board during a special meeting Wednesday.
Move 'em in and bid 'em up.
The Emporia Friends of the Zoo is just about ready for its annual Round-Up auction Friday night.
The Kansas Attorney General's Office is marking National Consumer Protection Week with document shredding events across the state.
A team of judges will name semifinalists for the first-ever 3-D Idea Competition on Friday, and the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and Emporia State School want to highlight entrepreneurship in another way.