American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is announced Friday that Rhonda S. Denney, of Emporia, has been accepted as a contestant with her quilt, Lunchtime Secrets, at AQS QuiltWeek in Lancaster Downtown, Pennsylvania.
Lyon County commissioners debated the use of a new consulting firm for area bridge inspections during a brief action session Thursday morning.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer involved shooting that happened Thursday afternoon, Jan. 23, along I-35 in northern Chase County.
Plumb Place invites the community to the Plumb Cold Chili and Soup Feed from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday at the Emporia Recreation Center, 313 W. 4th Ave.
The Kansas City Chiefs provided local football fans with much to discuss over the weekend, clinching their first Super Bowl appearance since the 1969-70 season with a 35-24 win over the Tennessee Titans in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium.
The USD 253 Board of Education received an update on a software program that will give district parents and guardians up-to-date information about their students’ bus rides during a Wednesday night meeting at Emporia High School.
City of Emporia Planning and Zoning Officer Joe Foster gave Emporia City Commissioners an overview on what was accomplished by the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals in 2019 during a joint luncheon at Emporia Public Library Wednesday afternoon.
Emporia City Commissioners reviewed a preliminary agreement to provide $20,000 in funding to Ignite Emporia during a study session Wednesday morning.
January is School Board Recognition Month, a great opportunity to say thank you to the USD 252 Southern Lyon County Board of Education members, who are committed to the success of every student in the community.
A mid-January winter storm swept through the area overnight, bringing a mixture of freezing rain and snow. Emporia roads saw mostly slushy conditions Wednesday morning, with less trafficked areas seeing a light dusting of snow accumulating in parts.
Registration for the 2020 Dirty Kanza lottery officially closed at midnight Monday, with would-be racers vying for one of 3,620 spots available in the 25, 50, 100 and 200-mile course.
Members of the USD 251 Board of Education say the group has narrowed its list of potential superintendents after discussing applications during a closed meeting Monday.
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter 3.6 miles southwest of Hutchinson shook Kansas at 1:08 p.m. Sunday, with tremors felt throughout the region — including the Emporia area.
Community members gathered downtown to celebrate the life and legacy of the late Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday with a slate of events honoring his message and vision for the future.
Work on the downtown sanitary sewer project might be felt a bit more by area businesses and residents this week.
With the Kansas City Chiefs, for the first time in 50 years, clinching their spot to compete for the NFL championship on Feb. 2 in Miami, there’s a lot of pent-up demand across Chiefs Kingdom for fans wanting to be there in person for the game and festivities.
The annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life will be held Monday throughout the community. Youth activities for grades 3 - 12 will be held from 2:30 - 4 p.m. at Webb Hall in Emporia State University’s Memorial Union.
There will be a biscuits and gravy and food sale from 7 - 11 a.m. Sunday at St. Anthony’s Hall in Strong City. The event is being hosted by Grace Lutheran Church and St. Anthony Church.
VFW Post No. 1980 will host a chili cook-off at 2 p.m. Feb. 9 at the VFW, 932 Graphic Arts Rd. Funds raised will help with major expenses facing the organization.
Emporia Public Schools is proving its commitment to keeping staff and students safe, with multiple layers of security throughout district buildings.
The Emporia Area Chamber and Visitors Bureau will host a ribbon cutting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Golden Wok, located 2804 West US-Highway 50, celebrating the grand opening of their new business.