It's election season in Kansas, and Emporia was the site of a meet-and-greet with the Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wednesday.
Emporia Main Street is holding its annual Public Improvement Auction on Thursday night.
This week, Lyon County commissioners are again folding their weekly study meeting into their action session for Thursday.
The 2014 Farmers Market regular season ends Wednesday, but market activities will continue very soon.
Over the lunch hour Wednesday, Emporia will host the seventh annual Kansas Auctioneers Association Livestock Market Auctioneer Competition.
Saying he had to balance public safety with the well-being of a teenager asking for treatment, Lyon County District Judge Doug Jones on Tuesday sentenced 15-year-old Arturo Palafox, Jr., to juvenile corrections instead of probation for robbing a convenience store at gunpoint and burglarizing Emporia High earlier this year.
The opossum that bit the ankle of a Neosho Rapids man over the weekend was not rabid.