All Veterans Tribute activities continued Thursday with the annual Veterans Roundtable.
Showers and thunderstorms are still a possibility into Thursday evening. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Coffey and Osage counties until 8 pm, and several severe thunderstorm warnings affected parts of Coffey and Osage counties early Thursday afternoon.
Most of Thursday's Lyon County Commission action meeting took place in executive session, but commissioners took time to appoint Emporia Fire Chief Jack Taylor as the county's interim emergency management coordinator.
Deliveries continue for the EDP Renewables wind energy development near Waverly.
Things are going well for the United Way's annual fundraising drive.
The road construction season is coming to an end, but the Kansas Turnpike is having more road work taking place Thursday southwest of Emporia.
The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas parade and related activities are a month away, but the deadline to get into the parade is officially Friday.
Daniel Rodriguez had a 1.9 GPA when he graduated high school. Now he's a free agent football player, has a New York Times best-selling autobiography, and is on a speaking tour talking about his life and struggle with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.