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Emporia Cafe & Restaurant set to open on S. Green Street

HENDERSON, Ky. - Fans of hearty, classic breakfasts and go-to American lunch and dinner fare should be happy to see the opening of Emporia Cafe & Restaurant at 1759 South Green Street.

GLEANER - 2018-10-19 16:52:00

Emporia residents clogging area stores for chance at Mega Millions jackpot

The Mega Millions jackpot climbed to an estimated $970 million on Friday, making it one of the largest lottery jackpots in history.Brandon Peoples/KVOE NewsCould you use a little extra cash? Maybe a lot more?Some lucky winner could potentially take home the massive Mega Millions jackpot tonight. The

KVOE.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Serving it up family style

Salsa St. Mexican Grill co-owners and Emporia natives Ann Diaz and Diana Lopez are still hard at work on their goal of providing affordable, tasty and fun food.About three years ago, Diaz and her husband, Jay, began exploring the realm of restaurant ownership by taking Start Your Own Business course

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2018-10-19 14:30:00

Emporia's Radio Stations donate to United Way

Employees from Emporia’s Radio Stations present a check to the community in the amount of $4,002.28, which represents their donation to this year’s United Way campaign.

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2018-10-19 13:45:00

Lyman pretrial rescheduled for December

A former director of the Emporia Senior Center accused of stealing more than $100,000 from the organization had her pretrial hearing rescheduled for the second time Thursday in Lyon County District Court.Lannie Lyman will now appear at 1:15 p.m. Dec. 20 in the Lyon County Courthouse. Defense counsel

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2018-10-18 20:52:00

Crime Stoppers requesting help in solving Emporia fence, truck thefts

Lyon County Crime Stoppers photoLyon County Crime Stoppers is asking for help as local law enforcement investigates two thefts from earlier this year.Crime Stoppers is asking for help with a truck theft from August and a fence theft reported in June, both in the Emporia city limits.In the truck thef


Emporia High out scores Junction City 23-20

Junction City scored first to take a 7-0 lead. The Spartans recorded a safety and then added a Jace Stewart 1 yard touchdown run to take a 8-7 lead at halftime.Junction City would return the 2nd half opening kick-off for a touchdown and added another score with 17 seconds to play in the 3rd quarter

KVOE.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Welcome to Waverly: Local baker to appear on new reality series

A local baker is one of several Kansans that will be featured on a new reality show airing on Bravo next week.“‘Welcome to Waverly’ will explore a major issue facing the United States today: the country’s divide among big cities vs. small towns and how to bridge that gap,” according to . “How will t


Emporia High football at Junction City for Week 8 showdown

It is week 8 of the High School football season. Emporia High plays at Junction City. The Spartans are 3-4 going into the game. Junction City is 4-3. Both teams are 3-3 in Centennial League play.Emporia High Coach Corby Milleson says he likes the Spartans chances.Your browser does not support the au

KVOE.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Crop reporting deadline is Nov. 15

Anyone with questions is encouraged to contact the Lyon/Chase County FSA office at 343-2813 or inquire in person at 3020 W. 18th, Suite A, Emporia, Kansas.

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2018-10-19 14:57:26

Injury accident reported north of Admire

At 7:11 p.m. scanner traffic indicated an injury accident about one mile north of Admire on the 3400 block of N. Highway 99.Dispatch indicated that there were minor injuries. There's no word yet on how many vehicles are involved or the extent of those injuries.Emergency personnel are en route to the


Commissions discuss possible food council

The Emporia City and Lyon County commissions had a joint meeting Wednesday evening during which they discussed topics ranging from a possible food policy council to housing issues.Teresa Briggs, Daphne Mertens and Hannah Crowl of Healthier Lyon County addressed the commissioners about the need for a

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2018-10-18 14:45:00

Woman suffers minor injuries in Sunday night crash

When officers arrived on scene, they found 50-year-old Margarita Parks had been driving northbound on Exchange Street in a Toyota pickup truck when she struck a parked, unoccupied vehicle. The airbags deployed in the pickup and caused minor facial injuries. Parks was transported to Newman Regional H


Emporia State volleyball loses to #11 Washburn

Washburn won the first two sets 25-17, 25-14. Emporia State won the 3rd set 25-23. Washburn won the 4th set 25-23. Coach Bing Xu said they could not overcome a slow start.Your browser does not support the audio element.Jordan Evans led the Lady Hornets with 12 kills and 24 digs.Your browser does not


Brittain credits persistence for success

Lisa Brittain entered the chiropractic field because she wanted to help others.Brittain — who owns Brittain Family Chiropractic and Acupuncture in Emporia with her husband, Jacob — found chiropracty after having already enrolled in pre-med classes. Everyone she knew who saw a chiropractor seemed to


A day for seniors Senior Life Fair provides education, entertainment

More than 300 seniors came to the Anderson Building for the 17th Annual Flint Hills Senior Life Fair Wednesday.The event brings area seniors together with local resources and information each year.Flint Hills Folklorist Jim Hoy talked Kansas myths, legends and folk tales during the keynote address f

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2018-10-18 14:52:58

Health Fest set for Saturday

Visitors to the Flinthills Mall Saturday will be treated to a day of active fun during Healthier Lyon County’s Fourth Annual Interactive Health Fest.The free event will last from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. and is designed for all ages, featuring food and exercise demonstrations, games, prizes and free giveaways


FHCHC updates Lyon County commission on bedbugs, illnesses, lead concerns

Representatives of the Flint Hills Community Health Center had updates on different health trends as part of their quarterly meeting with Lyon County commissioners Thursday, and it's fair to say commissioners had a lot to digest afterward. Director of Contract Services Jennifer Millbern says bedbugs


Emporia woman injured in Turnpike crash

The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that sent an Emporia woman to the hospital Monday evening.According to a report by the Kansas Highway Patrol, 71-year-old Evelyn Dix of Emporia was northbound near mile-marker 129 of the Kansas Turnpike — two miles north of the Emporia tollgate — at


USD 390 will remain open

The Hamilton Public Schools USD 390 Board of Education recently made the unanimous decision to keep the district open for two more years.The decision was made with a motion from Joel Snyder and a second from Doug Rayburn. It passed 6-0.Superintendent Greg Markowitz said there are three factors in de

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2018-10-18 14:00:00