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City offers extra holiday trash, Christmas tree disposal options

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.

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Castleberry conviction, sentence upheld by Kansas Supreme Court

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.

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Area representatives receive committee assignments

Lyon and surrounding counties will be well represented in the Kansas House committee structure.

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Rescue Mission, Abundant Harvest see spike in demand

Things are busy at the Emporia Rescue Mission and Abundant Harvest as the year comes to an end.

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Memorial to Fallen Educators brings national attention to Teachers Hall of Fame

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.

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Emporia Police surprise local family with heap of Christmas gifts

Emporians Jason and Tina Mauzey got quite a surprise this Christmas day when they went to IHOP for dinner.

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Wind Advisory in effect for entire KVOE listening area Christmas Day

It's shaping up to be a very windy Christmas Day across the KVOE listening area.

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Lake Kahola caretaker shop burns

There were no injuries after the caretaker's shop at Lake Kahola was destroyed by fire early Christmas Eve morning.

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