America's birthday was celebrated in grand style during Thursday's Emporia Municipal Band concert.
Hostess Brands continues to enhance its flagship production plant on the west side of Emporia, and with the latest round of improvements either completed or nearly so, the Regional Development Association has set 9 am July 18 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate.
The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in finding a missing Emporia woman.
The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident involving an all-terrain vehicle, which led to the death of a Eureka man.
Panhandle Eastern says it's close to the point where cleanup efforts can be checked by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment after a pipeline incident near Olpe two weeks ago.
Cooler temperatures haven't slowed attendance at Jones Aquatic Center so far this year. Actually, Aquatic Center Supervisor Melinda Erwin says this year's numbers have drenched last year's.
Lyon County commissioners continued their work on the 2015 budget during their action meeting Thursday.