Chase County schools were on lockdown all day Wednesday.
The deadline for grant applications through the Emporia Community Foundation is next month, and director Shirley Antes says there have been no submissions yet.
City commissioners had a detailed study meeting Wednesday, but only covered a couple of topics.
More discussion on the Convention and Visitors Bureau's new website is coming later this month.
Two special meetings are planned for presentations. Civic Plus of Manhattan will present first Jan. 28. IM Design of Emporia will make its pitch Jan. 29.
Lyon County commissioners are moving forward with plans to upgrade three timber culverts near the Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge.
The federal government is proposing new regulations designed to improve child safety in side-impact crashes.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to upgrade standards for child seats holding children who weigh up to 40 pounds. A new test simulating a side crash would be involved.
The Emporia man who pleaded no contests to writing obscene letters to several Lyon County residents will be sentenced Thursday, barring a second delay.
Thomas Hebb pleaded to 39 combined counts of obscenity and stalking back in October after facing nearly 60 counts originally.