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French Lily is open

Emporians are in for a surprise when they visit the newest clothing store in town, French Lily, located at 1121 Commercial St. The women’s clothing store, owned by sisters Laci Rusco and Sophia McVay, is officially open for business.

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Friday 09/04/2015
Too early for October tag renewal
Updated: September 04, 2015 - 5:15 pm

The Lyon County Treasurer's Office advises that auto tag renewals for the month of October were mailed early. October renewals for those whose last name begins with "S" cannot be done until Sept. 15. Those whose last name begins with "P," "Q," or "R" are required to renew their vehicle tags by the end of September. When renewing, owners are asked to provide proof of insurance and a driver's license. Information: 430 Commercial St., 341-3255.

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EHS auditions for variety show upcoming
Updated: September 04, 2015 - 1:30 pm

The Emporia High School drama and debate programs will be hosting the Annual Fall Variety Show Sept. 24. The audience will vote for their favorite act, which will receive $100. Talented Emporia High students and faculty members who can sing, dance, juggle or have some unique ability are invited to audition from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14 in the EHS Auditorium. Information: scott.bonnet@usd253.net.

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Sales tax numbers remain steady for county
Updated: September 04, 2015 - 9:53 am

Sales tax revenues fluctuate monthly, but the county’s allocation shows a steady yearly trend in Lyon County according to Dan Williams, county controller, who presented the five-year trend to county commissioners at Wednesday’s action meeting.

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Investigation into alleged hate crime at ESU complete
Updated: September 04, 2015 - 9:52 am

The investigation into an alleged hate crime at Emporia State University that began on July 10 has concluded. ESU Interim President Jackie Vietti in an email to campus staff, students and faculty says that as a result of the investigation changes will be made to the process used to address concerns.

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Things to know for Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
Updated: September 04, 2015 - 5:01 am

Weather: Today's forecast calls for a high of 92 with a low of 70.

Area events:

The Newman Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a Healthcare Scholarship Fundraiser Sept. 8 and 9. Books “R” Fun will return for their annual event, featuring books and gifts for all ages at a discount of 30- to 70-percent of retail cost. The event will be held in the Serpentine Hallway of the hospital and will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. All Auxiliary proceeds will be used to fund scholarships for area students, pursuing careers in healthcare fields.

The Out of the Darkness Community Walk will be held Sept. 26 in Jones Park. Registration is at 11 a.m. and the walk begins at noon. Register online at www.outofthedarkness.org.

The Emporia High School drama and debate programs will be hosting the Annual Fall Variety Show Sept. 24. The audience will vote for their favorite act, which will receive $100. Talented Emporia High students and faculty members who can sing, dance, juggle or have some unique ability are invited to audition from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14 in the EHS Auditorium. Information: scott.bonnet@usd253.net.

The Lyon County Treasurer's Office advises that auto tag renewals for the month of October were mailed early. October renewals for those whose last name begins with "S" cannot be done until Sept. 15. Those whose last name begins with "P," "Q," or "R" are required to renew their vehicle tags by the end of September. When renewing, owners are asked to provide proof of insurance and a driver's license. Information: 430 Commercial St., 341-3255.

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Thursday 09/03/2015
Walk to Fight Suicide upcoming
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 5:45 pm

The Out of the Darkness Community Walk will be held Sept. 26 in Jones Park. Registration is at 11 a.m. and the walk begins at noon. Register online at www.outofthedarkness.org.

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Hate crime investigation at ESU now complete
Posted: September 03, 2015

The investigation into an alleged hate crime at Emporia State University that began on July 10 has concluded. ESU Interim President Jackie Vietti in an email to campus staff, students and faculty says that as a result of the investigation changes will be made to the process used to address concerns. 

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Live lines down after semi hits utility pole
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 3:26 pm

Live lines were reported down around 2:15 p.m. Thursday after a semi-trailer backed up into a utility pole at 12th Avenue and Stanton Street. Traffic was being diverted in the area.

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Hospital Auxiliary Fundraiser upcoming
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 1:45 pm

The Newman Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a Healthcare Scholarship Fundraiser Sept. 8 and 9. Books “R” Fun will return for their annual event, featuring books and gifts for all ages at a discount of 30- to 70-percent of retail cost. The event will be held in the Serpentine Hallway of the hospital and will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. All Auxiliary proceeds will be used to fund scholarships for area students, pursuing careers in healthcare fields.

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Ice Cream Social a 'cool' time
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 12:54 pm

Flint Hills Technical College students and staff celebrated the beginning of the school year with an ice cream social. Student Services enjoyed serving up the sweets to students and faculty during the social on Aug. 26.

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Daily Report
Posted: September 03, 2015

Police & Sheriff

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Lyon County Republicans plan for caucus
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 9:35 am

The Lyon County Republicans held their regular meeting on Wednesday evening with plans for upcoming events on the agenda.

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Live music at Great American Market
Posted: September 03, 2015

The Great American Market, which is 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 12 in downtown Emporia, will feature four outstanding artists in performances from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The schedule is as follows:

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Gospel Music Night under the Stars
Posted: September 03, 2015

Each Friday night, year-round the Emma Chase Friday Night Music group invites musicians and listeners to come enjoy their “homegrown music” from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in Cottonwood Falls. The Symphony in the Flint Hills is now hosting the outdoor Friday Night sessions. “We wanted to support our local community and local music in the Flint Hills,” says Christy Davis, Executive Director of the Symphony in the Flint Hills.

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Insightful look at Saint Joan
Posted: September 03, 2015

“Joan of Arc: A History,” by Helen Castor. Harper Collins, 2015. $27.99.

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French Lily is open
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 9:48 am

Emporians are in for a surprise when they visit the newest clothing store in town, French Lily, located at 1121 Commercial St. The women’s clothing store, owned by sisters Laci Rusco and Sophia McVay, is officially open for business.

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Commission approves new industry agreement
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 9:34 am

The Emporia City Commission approved an incentive compliance agreement and a resolution of intent with H.J. Baker and Bros., Inc. during the action session on Wednesday.

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Brownback speaks at Visioning Summit
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 9:48 am

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback attended the morning portion of the 2016 Flint Hills Visioning Summit held at Camp Wood on Wednesday.

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Community vision plan moving forward
Updated: September 03, 2015 - 9:05 am

The community visioning process, dubbed Imagine Emporia Together, continues to move forward. The community survey portion of the process ended Monday night, with over 400 community members taking part.

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New Dennis Shogren Scoreboard adds to game day experience
Posted: September 03, 2015

A new state-of-the-art video board is greeting students, staff and campus visitors to Welch Stadium this fall.

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