The passing of Christmas means extra trash with all those holiday gifts now unpacked, so the city of Emporia is once again planning to get all that cleared away.
The Kansas Supreme Court has affirmed a Lyon County jury's decision on a drug-related conviction as well as the presiding judge's sentence in the case against Brandon Castleberry.
Lyon and surrounding counties will be well represented in the Kansas House committee structure.
Things are busy at the Emporia Rescue Mission and Abundant Harvest as the year comes to an end.
2014 has been a busy year for the National Teachers Hall of Fame. Executive Director Carol Strickland was on a recent Talk of Emporia, saying one benefit of creating the Memorial to Fallen Educators was increased public awareness of the Hall of Fame. She said they had no idea the project would grow like it did.
Emporians Jason and Tina Mauzey got quite a surprise this Christmas day when they went to IHOP for dinner.
It's shaping up to be a very windy Christmas Day across the KVOE listening area.