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Open carry statute reviewed by local law enforcement

Local law enforcement gathered in the Lyon County Sheriff's Office Thursday to review new changes in state law regarding the carrying of firearms.

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Soil, water samples submitted for testing as Panhandle Eastern cleanup continues

Soil and surface water samples have been collected, and test results are being awaited after the Panhandle Eastern Pipeline incident last month.

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City commission approves range of projects, recognizes agency response during Sterling House fire

Emporia city commissioners approved a spate of projects during their action meeting Wednesday.

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Freeman doesn't anticipate legal issues in Virginia stemming from Coffey County traffic stop

Jeff Freeman has been in question-answering mode this week, and not just because the primary election is now less than three weeks away.

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Pineda slowly improving as fundraisers develop

Plans are ongoing for one fundraiser next month to benefit Heidi Pineda, the Emporia woman badly hurt in a fatality accident in Texas last week, and plans are being outlined for a second fundraiser later this month.

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Massive renovation project announced for Anderson Building

Two years ago, Lyon County tried unsuccessfully to garner a state grant to help improve the Fairgrounds Anderson Building. Commissioners tweaked their proposal last fall, only to have the state deny the grant application again a few weeks ago.

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Lyon County Fair ahead with new schedule, same emphasis on fun

The 2014 Lyon County Fair is almost here.

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Candlewood Suites brand wins JD Power award

Candlewood Suites has received an award from a national review board.

J.D. Power and Associates' 2014 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study has ranked Candlewood Suites Highest in Guest Satisfaction for the extended stay category.

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