| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Who killed the great American editorial?
Wasn't there a time when the country had great newspapers with great editorials that regularly thundered and whispered, sighed and screamed, were outraged or outraged others? Where did they all go?
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Wichita Police are trying to identify the suspect of a theft at 1035 N. Emporia, where a doctor's office suite is being remodeled.
The incident happened last Thursday. A worker had left his car keys and sunglasses inside a room that was meant to keep...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Adoptions at the Emporia Animal Shelter could begin again next week, now that veterinarians know what's killed dozens of dogs there this year.
Vets determined late last month that distemper was the illness. The outbreak was likely the result of too many...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:02 PM
You know Chase drivers are red hot when you finish 10th in a race, and it drops you farther back in from the leaders in the points. While Clint Bowyer's 10th at Dover did move him from 10th to eighth in the points, he dropped from 48 points back, to 52....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:33 PM
To some, Clint Bowyer has become a pariah. To those in Kansas, he's still one of their own.
The native of Emporia, Kan., insists his spin at Richmond that set off a chain of events that rattled NASCAR to its core was unintentional. NASCAR failed to...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Before the race you could see the optimism on Clint Bowyer's face, but as he let out a big sigh, you could also see the pressure. That's the juxtaposition of being one of NASCAR's top drivers and coming back home to the track, just 100 miles from the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 7:37 PM
John C. "Jack" Hornor, a naval architect and marine surveyor who once inspected the Constellation to ensure the venerable ship was still seaworthy, died Oct. 1 of brain disease at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 68.
"Jack was an excellent...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Military working dogs and all that they do to help our soldiers in combat have become more appreciated in recent years, particularly in light of the knowledge that a military dog was part of the team on the ground when Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011....
| Nov 11, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Clint Bowyer's chance at a NASCAR championship will have to wait another year. The Emporia native appeared to be headed to Homestead, with an outside shot at the title. But instead, an accident caused when Jeff Gordon intentionally wrecked the 15 coming...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth won Sunday at Talladega Superpeedway, where a last-lap crash turned defending NASCAR champion Tony Stewart upside down.
Stewart was leading the final lap but had no drafting partner as the field closed in on him. He...
| May 6, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The Fort Hays State softball team received the No. 1 seed in the Central Regional of the NCAA Tournament and will serve as a host site, May 10-12, for four teams competing to move on to the Super Regional the following weekend. Fort Hays State will face...