An interesting blend of jazz, classic rock and classic strings, the Turtle Island Quartet took over the Granada Saturday night.
As expected, the first day of the two-day Kansas Hunting and Fishing Expo was extremely busy.
Better than 1,000 people went through the Kids Corner in the first two hours of the event Saturday, and at least 5,000 people are expected before the event ends Sunday afternoon.
Nearly 40 care packages will be mailed to Kansas troops overseas Tuesday, courtesy of the seventh annual Care Package for the Troops drive that ended Saturday.
Breakfast -- and maybe lunch -- was served at the Fairgrounds Anderson Building Saturday. The Kiwanis Club held their annual Pancake Feed, and the community responded.
About a dozen people showed for Saturday's County Commission Dialogue session at the Courthouse Annex.
Over 173 tickets were sold to the EFOZ Round-Up Auction Friday. The auction takes place at the EFOZ Ranch, a.k.a. the Emporia Country Club, and benefits the Emporia Friends of the Zoo.
Lawmakers have been waiting for the Kansas Supreme Court to rule on an education funding lawsuit. The ruling is in, and the high court says legislators didn't follow through on their constitutional duty to suitably fund public education.
Parishioners of Hartford's St. Mary's Church are encouraged to go to the church Saturday evening and celebrate with a new parish hall set for dedicating and blessing.