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New study lists total of over 500 vacant lots, properties in Emporia

There has been a lot of talk in Emporia over the past 18 months or so about a shortage of available housing. But what about the high number of vacancies, both for commercial and residential land?. A recent study conducted by Emporia Main Street and Emporia State analytics intern Simon...
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Emporia State basketball player ready for the pros

EMPORIA (KSNT) – Tray Buchanan averaged more than 25 points per game and shot 40.8% from three this past season. If you think that’s impressive, there’s more to him. Buchanan didn’t decide he wanted to be a professional basketball player until 6th grade. Football was his first love, but his middle school in Chicago didn’t […]
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Rollover accident reported northwest of Emporia late Sunday morning

Emergency crews are responding to a reported injury accident northwest of Emporia. Emporia/Lyon County EMS was called to KTA mile marker 151 southbound, 24 miles northwest of Emporia, just before 11 am Sunday. Full details are pending, however, early indications are the accident may have been a rollover involving a single-vehicle.
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Access road work continues for west Emporia travel plaza

While a major west Emporia development continues working through the local and state financing discussions, a road construction process continues in advance of work on actual buildings. Late last month, work got started to build a street connecting the West US Highway 50 roundabout to the so-called Red Brick Investments...
EMPORIA, KS
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Lorrie Morgan has powerful return to Emporia Granada Theatre

Lorrie Morgan commanded the stage at the Emporia Granada Theatre on Saturday night. A near-sellout crowd was entertained as Morgan played hits like “Watch Me” and “What Part of No” during the concert. The Nashville native has been performing since she was an early teenager when she debuted on the Grand Ole Opry stage at age 13. She has four platinum records and several Country Music Association awards to her credit.
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Emporia High boys golf team earns trip to State

The Emporia High boys golf team is headed to state after winning the Maize Regional by 17 strokes Monday/. Brooks Sauder took medalist honors with a 75. Caden Massey finished in 3rd place with a 77. Nolan Jacobs finished 8th with an 83. Hudson Sauder finished 15th with an 89...
EMPORIA, KS
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“Wildfire” and the “Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise” named 2022 William Allen White Children’s Book Award winners

The 70th annual William Allen White Children’s Book Award winners have been announced. The winning selections are “Wildfire” by Rodman Philbrick as chosen by readers in grades 3-5 and “The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise” by Dan Gemeinhart as chosen by readers in grades 6-8. Both authors will be coming to Emporia in October to be recognized for their works as part of the annual celebration activities hosted by Emporia State University and supported by the Trusler Foundation.
EMPORIA, KS
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Lyon County Attorney’s Office files formal charges against multiple pursuit suspects

Formal charges and preliminary hearings have been set for multiple individuals allegedly involved in a series of vehicle pursuits in and around Emporia. According to Lyon County Attorney Marc Goodman, 51-year-old Troy Eastman has been charged with single counts of felony flee and elude and felony obstruction following a pursuit that allegedly occurred on around 9:10 pm Monday, May 9. Eastman reportedly fled from a planned traffic stop in the 200 block of Road 147 and was later apprehended in the 1500 block of Road 140 following a brief vehicle and foot pursuit.
LYON COUNTY, KS
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Reeble Park grand opening carries on despite early rainfall Sunday

Rainfall altered the day’s plans slightly, but it did not wash away the sense of pride local residents felt upon seeing the new Reeble Park pickleball courts up close and personal Sunday. The Emporia Country Club hosted the official grand opening of the new courts which were the result...
EMPORIA, KS
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Stamp Out Hunger provides boost to Salvation Army food pantry

The Salvation Army food pantry got a boost this weekend with the annual Stamp Out Hunger drive, courtesy of the National Letter Carriers Association. Salvation Army Lt. Mylie Hadden thanked the community for its support. She says Saturday’s event comes as supplies are dwindling and demand is increasing. Nearly...
EMPORIA, KS
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Area High School softball and baseball teams receive regional assignments

In 2-1A softball- At the Lebo regional tournament on Monday. Lebo/Waverly plays Marmaton Valley and Southern Lyon County plays Jayhawk Linn. Chase County plays Bluestem at Marion on Monday. In 3A regional softball play- Osage City plays Bishop Ward at Pomona on Monday. Burlington plays Anderson County at Humboldt on...
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