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Broken smelter pot triggers fire call to Thermal Ceramics

A damage estimate is pending after a report of a fire early Wednesday, although it appears there wasn't a lot damaged in the incident.

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USD 251 finishing official discussion period on facility direction

Two meetings are taking place Thursday for USD 251 North Lyon County. Both are focused on facilities direction.

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County Commission to discuss latest on Anderson Building renovations

Lyon County commissioners have an action session Thursday morning.

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Special forum on state leadership issues planned

The Emporia League of Women Voters has scheduled a special community forum on state leadership issues next week.

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Area high school senior garners Girl Scouts scholarship

A Burlingame High students has received a scholarship through Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland.

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Lyon County game warden named 2015 Wildlife Officer of the Year

The game warden in charge of Lyon County has received an honor from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.

Dave Adams, warden for Lyon County and Melvern Reservoir, has received the 2015 KDWPT Wildlife Officer of the Year. Adams was given the award during the agency's annual banquet in Wichita recently.

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City Commission goals and objectives under scrutiny

Emporia city commissioners have a few goals in mind as they work through this year and years to come, but first they had to make some revisions and edits.

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June 5 pretrial set in murder-attempted murder case

The man accused of murdering one man during an argument two years ago and trying to murder a second has been bound over for trial, although a formal jury trial date won't be set until later if court proceedings continue.

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