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Rutledge enters no-contest plea on aggravated assault charge after axe-wielding incident

A man accused of attempted manslaughter during a violent episode last fall has pleaded to a lesser charge a few days before trial was supposed to start.

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Defranco Davis withdraws motion, accepts 30-month sentence for crack distribution

An Emporia man accused of illegal drug activity near a local school several years has accepted sentencing for the crime.

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Lyon County's Tire take back event is closing and participation was fantastic.

Lyon County's tire takeback event is coming to a close, and participation has been impressive.

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Flinthills Mall open after short closure due to water main failure

Flinthills Mall typically opens at 10 am on weekdays. It opened at 10:05 am Friday after a water main break was discovered earlier in the morning.

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Burn restrictions start Saturday as part of annual Smoke Management Plan

Saturday is April 1, meaning the start of burn restrictions as part of the annual Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan.

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United Way names grant recipients

The United Way of the Flint Hills has announced its grant recipients after completing its 2016-17 fundraising campaign.

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Lyon County officials hope new Wolf Creek emergency hosting plan will work better for all involved

Lyon County is shelving a longstanding agreement with Coffey County for housing people in case Wolf Creek has a nuclear incident.

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City OKs Farmers Market move, gives direction on stormwater utility

Emporia city commissioners had a wide-ranging study meeting Wednesday.

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