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Wednesday 10/31/2012
Run, turkey, run!
Updated: July 14, 2014 - 7:47 am

Walnut Elementary School’s annual Turkey Day Dash is gaining ground as a holiday event in Emporia.

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Veterans breakfast Nov. 10
Updated: October 31, 2012 - 11:25 am

Emporia Presbyterian Manor invites area veterans their spouses and or widows to breakfast at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. This year’s featured speaker is Ruthanne Grove-Alford from the Veterans Affairs Administration. She will discuss some of the benefits for Veterans. She will also have a booth set up at the Manor to answer questions on benefits.

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Lebo calls for veterans
Updated: November 15, 2012 - 8:31 pm

Lebo will hold a veteran’s recognition reception at 1:30 p.m. at the school commons area. For more information, contact Julie Linsey, (620) 256-6161, or jlinsey@usd243ks.org.

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Americus UMC Fall Festival
Updated: November 15, 2012 - 8:31 pm

The Americus United Methodist Church’s fall festival will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday at 413 Walnut St., Americus.

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Chase County soup supper
Updated: November 15, 2012 - 8:31 pm

Chase County High School yearbook staff are hosting a Soup Supper and Parcel Post Auction on Sunday in the school’s commons area. Proceeds from the event will help fund conferences and workshops, as well as printing costs for the school’s publications.

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Tuesday Night at the Museum
Posted: October 31, 2012

“The Kansas Work Ethic of Dwight D. Eisenhower” a presentation and discussion by Roy Bird, will be the topic of Tuesday Night at the Lyon County Historical Museum, 118 E. Sixth Ave. The program is free, begins at 7 p.m. and is made possible by the Kansas Humanities Council.

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Scrapbooking for Girl Scouts
Posted: October 31, 2012

Get a jump-start on your holiday gift making at the “Crop”tastic scrapbook event.

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High-speed rail in Kansas
Posted: October 31, 2012

Kansas State is conducting research that could help high-speed rail systems better handle winter conditions.

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EHS performs 'Table for Six'
Updated: November 19, 2012 - 9:50 pm

“Table for Six” is six short one-act plays being produced and performed by Emporia High School students Friday and Saturday at the Emporia Arts Council. Performances will be accompanied with a dinner catered by Bobby D’s Merchant St. BBQ. Dinner tickets are being presold for $15; reservations must be made asap by calling 341-2365.

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Tuesday 10/30/2012
Public Improvement Auction
Updated: November 19, 2012 - 9:23 am

Emporia Main Street’s annual public improvement auction is Thursday at The Granada Theatre. Bobby D’s Merchant St. BBQ will cater the food. A social time, and silent and live auction sessions for a variety of items and activities are planned.

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Monday 10/29/2012
Walnut Turkey Day Dash
Updated: November 15, 2012 - 8:36 pm

The Walnut Elementary School Thanksgiving day 5K run/walk is taking registration now. Those who sign up by Friday will get a T-shirt. Registration packets will be available Nov. 21 and the race begins at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 22.

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City Commission meets
Updated: November 28, 2012 - 5:15 pm

The Emporia City Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday morning in Conference room 1AB. The agenda will include a discussion of overtime and rezoning the Lowther South building for commercial use, and a presentation by interim Police Chief Scott Cronk.

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Thursday 10/25/2012
County Commission discusses firework bans
Updated: November 28, 2012 - 5:16 pm

City Manager Matt Zimmerman and Emporia Fire Chief Jack Taylor were present at the Lyon County Commission’s study session Wednesday to discuss none other than fireworks.

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