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Well over 100 vehicles part of Flatland Cruisers car show

Classic cars, trucks — and even a bus — were part of the Flatland Cruisers’ annual car show Saturday. Jeff Shirley of Americus brought the bus, a 1948 Chevrolet. He came across the bus from a person who originally sold him a truck. Shirley didn’t track the hours he put into renovating the bus, which now is fully decked out.
AMERICUS, KS
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Big turnout at Flinthills Mall for Food Truck Rally, Pet Adoptathon

Flinthills Mall was one hoppin’ place for two big events Saturday. The mall had its springtime Food Truck Rally, and the main parking lot was full of food trucks and residents waiting to sample their wares. Mall manager Clarence Frye was impressed. Ten vendors participated, bringing a range of...
EMPORIA, KS
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Great Bend girls dominate 5A regional; Hays boys win

EMPORIA, Kan. (Catch it Kansas) - The Great Bend girls have been putting up big numbers on the track and in the field all spring. Friday in Emporia, the Lady Panthers dominated the Class 5A regional meet in Emporia with 151.5 points. Salina Central and Hays followed with 86 and 60.5 points, respectively.
GREAT BEND, KS
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City leaders to meet soon after Emporia State announces plans to close Center for Early Childhood Education, demolish Butcher Education Center

By August 2023, Emporia State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education will close its doors for good. On Friday, the university announced its plans to end CECE operations by next summer as part of 2014 Campus Master Plan to demolish Butcher Education Center — in the process, ending service to 40 children currently enrolled.
EMPORIA, KS
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Few attend hastily called student forum for provost search

A forum to gather student input on the search for a new provost at Emporia State was lightly attended and cut short on Thursday. The forum, one of three for campus input on hiring a replacement for the previous provost George Arasimowicz, was scheduled two weeks after classes ended for the semester.
EMPORIA, KS
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State Golf tournaments scheduled to begin Monday

The State High School Boys golf tournaments are scheduled to begin on Monday. The Emporia High boys will be playing in the 5A tournament at Winfield. Senior Brooks Sauder is playing in his 3rd State tournament and goes in as a regional champion. Junior Caden Massey is returning for his...
EMPORIA, KS
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Emporia Arts Center ready for Summer Arts Kickoff Party

Summer activities are lined up on the calendar, including the Summer Arts Kickoff Party at the Emporia Arts Center on Monday. Arts Center Director Dawn Young says it has been busy at the Arts Center, which is planning an official summer kickoff for the first time since 2019 after COVID canceled the last two kickoff events.
EMPORIA, KS
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Americus Road to see two construction zones beginning Monday

If the weather holds, yet another major construction project is coming for a Lyon County highway. Assistant County Engineer Jim Brull says there are concerns about the entire road between Emporia and Americus seeing work during this project, which involves a “leveling course” and an overlay. That’s not the case.
LYON COUNTY, KS
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Arrest Made in Highway Shooting

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Chase County Sheriff’s Office say that a Milford man was arrested in connection to a shooting that happened along Kansas Highway 150 in Chase County. Eric McClure, 38, of Milford, was arrested by officers from the Emporia Police Department after being released...
EMPORIA, KS
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Emporia High to send 6 athletes to State Track meet

Emporia High will be sending 6 athletes to the State Track and Field meet to compete in 6 events. Emporia High had 2 regional champions. Kyle Obermeyer won the 110 hurdles. He also finished 2nd in the 300 hurdles and was part of the 4 by 400 relay that finished 2nd.
EMPORIA, KS

Six Hornets gear up for track and field championships

EMPORIA (KSNT)- Emporia State track and field will be sending six student-athletes to compete at the DII NCAA National Championships. ESU qualified two on the women’s side: Alyssa Conway in the hammer throw and Holly Brockmeier in javelin. The men’s team will send four runners all part of one relay. Guy Ramos, Carter Cox, Hayden […]
EMPORIA, KS
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Emporia, Lyon County jobless rates dip below 2 percent

Overall, the state’s jobless rate held steady between March and April. Kansas Department of Labor economist Emilie Doerksen said the overall trend reflected gains and losses in various sectors, leading to a 2.4 percent jobless rate for the second straight month. Locally, Emporia and Lyon County went below 2...
LYON COUNTY, KS
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Class 5A Track Regionals

Friday At Emporia Top four to state, top six score. Scorers and Newton results GIRLS Team scores — Great Bend 151.5, Salina Central 86, Hays 60.5, Topeka Seaman 58, Salina South 57, Topeka West 52.5, Newton 47, Valley Center 37.5, Emporia 8. Shot put — 1. Taryn Warren GB 37-11 ¼, 2. Maggi Lindenmeyer H…
NEWTON, KS
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Emporia High girls swim team ends season at State

The Emporia High swimmers missed qualifying for a second swim at state but did have season-best swims. The 200 free relay team of Ryan Peak, Brooklyn Wiltz, Alison Brown, and Arianna Hamilton finished in 18th place but had a season best time. The same 4 swimmers finished in 19th place...
EMPORIA, KS
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