Sales tax collections for Emporia and Lyon County combined to increase about three percent between 2014 and 2015.
Emporia State President Allison Garrett has been busy in her first month on the job.
Not only has she been going around campus, getting acclimated to her new surroundings, she has also been meeting with the Kansas Board of Regents and state lawmakers as well.
The 119th annual Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce meeting is in the books.
Emporia firefighters didn't stay at a "grass fire" at the Lyon-Chase County Transfer Station very long.