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Emporia Presbyterian Manor to feature Joan Butts

The works of Joan Butts will be on display throughout September at Emporia Presbyterian Manor, 2300 Industrial Rd. Joan's work will be displayed in the atrium gallery. Everyone is welcome at a reception in her honor on Sept. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. Butts is an accomplished quilter who has won multiple a

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:15:00

Buchele chosen as honorary bailiff

TOPEKA - Kenneth Buchele's role as a leader and volunteer is well-known in Emporia. His service makes him an appropriate choice to serve as honorary bailiff for the Kansas Supreme Court when it convenes for a special session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Emporia State University. "Without questio

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-22 14:30:00

Stargazing set for Tallgrass Prairie Preserve

Strong City - Come see the night sky at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve from 7 - 10 p.m. Saturday. Reservations are not necessary. The schedule is as follows: 7 - 7:30 p.m. - National Park Service program on the introduction to the night sky with two 15-minute repeating presentations using a

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:15:00

Accident on 99 causes temporary closure

At 6:35 a.m., scanner traffic indicated a semitractor-trailer was off the road in the 1200 block of Kansas Highway 99, north of Emporia, near The Orchard. A stretch of 99 has been blocked from Road L to Burlingame Road while personnel await a wrecker capable of towing the 40,000 pound-plus vehicle o

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-22 11:53:00

Regents focuses on restoration of higher ed funding

The Kansas Board of Regents approved its appropriations request on Thursday, focusing solely on restoring funding that was cut from higher education in 2016. The approved requests will be sent to the Kansas Legislature to be considered for the 2019 fiscal year. It asks for the reversal of a 4 percen

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-09-21 20:45:00

Poet Ronda Miller Reading and Book Signing at Ellen Plumb's City Bookstore

Ronda Miller will share from her third and latest book of poetry, WaterSigns, with a reading and book signing at Ellen Plumb's City Bookstore, 1122 Commercial, on Saturday, September 23, from 1-2pm. The book was published by Meadowlark Books of Emporia and sells for $15. "Miller's collection, WaterS

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-22 15:42:00

Fun-raising with the United Way

Ryann Brooks/GazetteSerena Randolph and Vicki Brooks show off their trophies after reaching the final destination of the Small Business Blitz Wednesday afternoon at Mulready's. Ryann Brooks/GazetteClara Corn shows off the final clue at Ellen Plumb's Bookstore Wednesday afternoon. Courtesy PhotoDaphn

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

City approves zoning request for Hospital

The Emporia City Commission voted to pass a zoning ordinance which has been the topic of debate for more than a month Wednesday during an action session in the Civic Building. With a vote of 3 - 2, commissioners passed an ordinance and Newman Regional Health's request to re-zone five properties on O

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:49:33

City, county review Plan ELC

Mary Ann Redeker/GazetteEmporia city and Lyon County commissioners review a rough draft of Plan ELC, or the comprehensive plan, Wednesday evening in the Civic Building. Representatives from The Urban Collaborative presented the findings for further feedback to develop the final plan, which could be

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:48:14

Car seat education and services on display Saturday

Each day, too many children are riding in car seats that have been installed incorrectly or are inappropriate for their ages and sizes. Many children even ride unbuckled. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, two out of three car seats ar

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-21 13:45:00

Podrebaracs named ESU Hornet Heritage Family

The Podrebarac family has had deep ties to Emporia State University ever since 1974. Over the past 43 years and counting, several generations of Podrebarac family members have become Hornet alumni from the two most recent Emporia State eras - Emporia Kansas State College and Emporia State University

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-21 13:15:00

E-High tennis wins Washburn Rural Quad

TOPEKA - The Emporia High girls tennis team won the Washburn Rural Quad Tuesday at Washburn Rural High School. In the quad, the Spartans won nine of their 12 matches played. Senior Melissa Benjamin won all her matches at No. 1 singles, taking first with a 3-0 record. She opened up with an 8-2 victor

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-20 14:01:00

Beeson final pretrial continued to Sept. 27

A new court date has been set for an Emporia man accused in a pair of auto thefts and impersonating a law enforcement officer. A final pretrial for 42-year-old Matthew Beeson will now take place at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 27 in Lyon County District Court. Beeson is accused from a May 30 incident of fals

KVOE.COM - 2017-09-20 13:01:39

WoodFest to celebrate music, art

Courtesy PhotoGrammy-Award winning cellist, composer and experimental musician Eugene Friesen returns as a guest artist for the 2017 WoodFest in the Flint Hills of Chase county. Musicians and artists of all ages and skill levels will have a chance to enjoy and celebrate the Tallgrass Prairie through

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-21 13:30:00

Stolen items recovered after car burglaries

OSAGE CITY - Stolen items, including handguns, were recovered by the Osage County Sheriff's Department last week after a rash of burglaries from vehicles. The sheriff's department executed a search warrant at a residence on Sept. 12 at 214 S. Sixth St. in Osage City. The warrant was related to seve

OCH-C.COM - 2017-09-20 15:53:00

Albertville Community Yard Sale this weekend

Albertville Chamber of Commerce ALBERTVILLE, Ala. - It's a yard sale of city - wide proportions: the Albertville Community Yard Sale is September 22 - 23. Businesses, residents, churches, and organizations will be set up throughout the two days ready for sales. The locations are at homes and busine

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-21 21:22:21

Albertville's family owned Whitten's Town & Clothes closed for good Thursday

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. -- It's the end of an era. A store in Albertville that has been run by a family for three generations has closed. Whitten's Town & Country Clothes shut its doors for good Thursday. Whitten's has been a part of Albertville for decades. "We opened up on Main Street in 1948," said pre

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-21 22:38:52

Roy Moore vs Luther Strange was a doozy of a 'debate'

Lincoln, it wasn't. Douglas, not a chance. What happened Thursday night in Montgomery was far from eloquent, or significant, or memorable in the grand scheme of American politics. It was not deep or broad, and will not be heralded in the pantheon of Alabama politics. But man. What happened in Lincol

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 00:44:55

Guntersville merchants say cars overstaying parking time limits

Several merchants in downtown Guntersville say the same cars are taking up parking spots in front of their shops for hours at a time, day after day. They say that's creating parking problems for their customers. Guntersville police say there is a two-hour parking ordinance for those downtown spaces

WAFF - 2017-09-22 02:41:23

Super Halloween Bash returns to Noccalula Falls Park Oct. 14

Gather up the ghouls on Oct. 14 for the Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department's annual Halloween Super Bash, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Noccalula Falls Park. The family-friendly event features traditional Halloween activities like trick-or-treating, bobbing for apples and a pumpkin toss, as well as

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-22 02:53:41