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Only a handful of people showed up for the veteran's roundtable at the American Legion Tuesday night, but those who did attend made their voices heard.

Drew Nyman, a wounded veteran and Emporia High graduate, hosted the roundtable in order to hear some ideas for improving veterans benefits in Kansas.

Veterans and active military personnel received well-deserved "thank yous" as Emporia celebrated Veterans Day.

Earlier this fall, several places in America and England noticed a spike in parvovirus. That spike hasn't been seen locally, but veterinarian Dr. Floyd Dorsey says parvo case numbers are pretty constant in town.

John Mercer has bragging rights after the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1980's first annual chili cookoff Saturday.

Mercer submitted two different styles of chili for the cookoff, saying there weren't a lot of differences between the two.

One man is dead after a pickup struck him while he was riding a bicycle near Emporia on Thursday night.

Three people, including two children, were taken to area hospitals after a head-on crash Monday. Thankfully, all hospitalized have since been discharged.

Emporia State University's interim president is officially on the job and wasting no time getting acclimated.

A full house is expected as the Emporia State University Foundation and the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce host a meet-and-greet for interim ESU President Jackie Vietti on Thursday evening.

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran took a tour of the Emporia State campus Friday, and part of his business was to announce plans to give the Memorial to Fallen Educators national status.

Emporia State's Phi Delta Theta fraternity will hold a candlelight vigil for Ethan Schmidt, the ESU alum shot dead at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., on Tuesday.