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December 11, 2016 by Loretta Brockelman Persinger (Register to contact)

This is my daughter face book account as I do not use a computer,I would like to have information regarding class reunions or information on those still living you can send the information to her thank you Eldon Brockelman Sr

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Helen Louise Price | Obituaries  Emporia Gazette

Helen Louise Price died Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Aldersgate Village, where she was a long-time resident.

Ratzlaff brings therapy services to Emporia High | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

Students at Emporia High School don't have to navigate the various stresses of school and home life alone thanks to a partnership with CrossWinds Counseling ...

Spartan volleyball goes winless in home tournament | Sports  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High volleyball team struggled to earn a victory in its home tournament Saturday at Emporia High School.

Five inducted into EHS Hall of Fame | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High School Hall of Fame inducted five alumni into its ranks during a halftime ceremony at the EHS football game at Welch Stadium Friday ...

Threat against Emporia High School deemed 'not credible'  Emporia Gazette

An investigation into what was described as a "non-specific threat" by an Emporia High School student was found to be unsubstantiated, according to a ...

New assistant principal hired for Emporia High | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Emporia Public Schools announced Wednesday that after completing the interview process, Brenda Dennis was selected as the new assistant principal at ...

EHS graduates | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

It was a day full of smiles and tears as Emporia High School's Class of 2018 participated in graduation activities.

Area bands perform at Emporia Marching Festival | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Several high school bands marched their way to recognition Wednesday on the campus of Emporia State University for the 11th Annual Emporia Marching ...

Alvarado named Wendy's High School Heisman School Winner | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

Isabelle Alvarado, a senior at Emporia High School, has been named a 2018 Wendy's High School Heisman School Winner out of a total applicant pool of ...

EHS debate wins Bishop Carroll Tournament | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School debaters Katie Davis and Janla Funan were undefeated and took first place in the 32-team top division at the Bishop Carroll Classic ...

School to bring back driver's ed | Area News  Emporia Gazette

The USD 253 Board of Education met Wednesday night to discuss the possibility of reinstating a summer driver's education course at Emporia High School and ...

USD 253 approves budget for publication | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Public Schools Board of Education approved the publication of a $75356551 budget for fiscal year 2019 during a meeting Wednesday evening at ...

Former Emporian prepares for directorial debut | Area News  Emporia Gazette

A native Emporian is preparing for his directorial debut with the release of his first feature film next week.

Altrusa names scholarship winners | News  Emporia Gazette

Letisia Madrigal Garcilazo and Amy Guillen, recent graduates of Emporia High School, each received a $1000 scholarship from Altrusa International, Inc., ...

Back to School Week: Emporia High School  KSNT News

EMPORIA, Kan. (KSNT) – It's day five of Back to School Week in Northeast Kansas. Friday, KSNT is featuring Emporia High School. Students at Emporia High ...

Scholar-Athlete of the Week: Emporia High's Matthew East  WIBW

(WIBW) - Emporia High School's Matthew East is WIBW's Scholar-Athlete of the Week. East is a track and field athlete for the Spartans, running in the 300-meter ...

Solid Serves | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Spartan tennis finishes third in season-opening meet. It was a later than usual start for the Emporia High boys tennis team after a delay of more than an hour ...

Emporia High School graduating seniors announced | News  Emporia Gazette

Three-hundred twenty-two students will graduate Sunday from Emporia High School and Flint Hills Learning Center. Commencement for the Class of 2017 will ...

Student safety top priority for Emporia Public Schools  Emporia Gazette

Two days after 17 people were killed in a Florida high school shooting, Emporia High School received a “non-specified threat” and concerned parents took to ...

Drive for Student Needs continues | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

With just three weeks left in the Emporia Public Schools Student and Family Resources Office Community Wide Drive for Student Needs, district staff members ...

EHS Theater to present Radium Girls | News  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High School Theater Department will present its fall production, “Radium Girls,” Nov. 16 - 17 at the EHS Auditorium. “Radium Girls” is based on the ...

Zombies spotted in Emporia | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Night of the Living Dead it wasn't, but the undead were out and about nonetheless Saturday.

Emporian files for state Board of Education | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Lifelong Kansas resident James Hannon of Emporia has filed with the Kansas Secretary of State's Office to represent the 7th District on the State Board of ...

USD 253 receives update on needs-based assessment | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Public Schools Board of Education heard an update on an ongoing needs-based assessment Wednesday evening.

Young and Reisen sign with Emporia State for track  Emporia Gazette

Two more Emporia High seniors will be joining the Emporia State track and field program next season. Olivia Young and Miranda Reisen are the 83rd and 84th ...

Weiss featured on Sallie Magazine cover | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

A crowd eager to see the latest issue of Sallie Magazine gathered at The Copper Top for the sixth edition's debut Thursday evening.

Remembering MacKenzie: Emporia woman honored by KU Med  Emporia Gazette

A white coat emblazoned with the University of Kansas Medical School logo will decorate a wall in the home of Joie and Brian Payne, a reminder of their ...

'Addams Family' macabre, funny | News  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School's thespians present “The Addams Family Musical” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a 2 p.m. matinee also on Saturday.

Library "Denim Drive" collects hundreds of jeans in Emporia.  KSNT News

EMPORIA, Kan. (KSNT) - A local library is collecting jeans for teens and young adults in need. The Emporia Public Library has organized a "Denim Drive" with ...

Hornets stun 18th-ranked Tigers | Sports  Emporia Gazette

From the first play of the second half, the 2018 Emporia State football team resembled its recent contending counterparts.

A little extra emotional | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Spartans fall in shootout to DeSoto in regional opener. The Emporia High boys' soccer team knew it would need a number of players to emerge for Monday's ...

Emporia native killed in Wichita stabbing | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

Wichita Police have identified a woman who was killed by her boyfriend early Tuesday morning as an Emporia native.

Garage guru | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Chris Tidwell knew racing was in his blood when he was a student at Emporia High School.

Three Spartans sign offers on Signing Day | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Three members of the Emporia High football team will see their football careers continue at the collegiate level.

For Her Family | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

Like many Emporia High School seniors, Maria de Lourdes Razo has been counting the days until graduation. What makes her different is what it took to get ...

Living wide open | News  Emporia Gazette

Family and friends of 22-year-old Emporia native MacKenzie Payne are reeling as they try to understand how the young woman they loved so much is gone.

Barbara A. Goff | Obituaries  Emporia Gazette

Barbara A. Goff, 88, formerly of Allen, Kansas, passed away Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Emporia Presbyterian Manor. Barbara A. Matile was born November ...

James Hannon, D-Emporia - News  The Hutchinson News

Age: 70Highest degree earned: EDS, Curriculum & Supervision of InstructionCurrent occupation: Educational Para for At-Risk Students, Emporia High ...

Motion to terminate superintendent's contract fails | Area News  Emporia Gazette

A motion to terminate the contract of Emporia Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Case failed 3-4 during Wednesday night's Board of Education meeting in the ...

'Pippin' to bring bright light of optimism to ESU stage  Emporia Gazette

"Pippin" will be coming to the stage, as the Emporia State University Theater department's first musical of the 2018 - 19 season, its fall Homecoming musical.

Emporia Democrat jumps into BOE race - News  The Hutchinson News

Democrat James Hannon, Emporia, filed to run for the State Board of Education's District 7 seat on the deadline day last week for entering the primary.

Nunez receives probation, short jail sentence  Emporia Gazette

The final suspect to be sentenced on charges related to a Nov. 2017 incident in which a 16-year-old male was kidnapped and beaten near Rocky Ford Bridge ...

EHS/EMS debate strong at home tournament | News  Emporia Gazette

On Friday and Saturday, Emporia High School hosted the 5A/6A state debate championships on the high school and middle school campuses.

Lives through song | News  Emporia Gazette

Emporian Angel Montes, 21, was known for his love of music. Though he died after being struck by a semi-tractor trailer on I-35 Sunday, his friends insist his ...

Vandalism reported at Emporia High School | EHS  Emporia Gazette

When students and staff arrived at Emporia High School on Monday morning they may have noticed that the front sign looked a bit different. It seems vandals ...

Three juveniles charged in November kidnapping appear for adult certification motions  Emporia Gazette

Three Emporia juveniles charged in connection with a November kidnapping case appeared in front of Judge W. Lee Fowler Thursday in the Lyon County ...

Tentative trial dates set for motorcycle pursuit suspect  Emporia Gazette

Tentative trial dates were set Friday afternoon in the case of Andrew Reisen Jr., a 19-year-old Emporian accused of leading local law enforcement officers on ...

In it for the long haul | Area News  Emporia Gazette

An Emporia business is celebrating a half-century of *service* to drivers throughout the region.

Kienholz and Moorman win Emporia Invite | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Going into the second tournament of the season, Emporia High junior Cameron Kienholz and freshman Taylor Moorman had not played a tournament together ...

Hopkins Award winners announced | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Seven Emporia Public Schools teachers received the 2017-18 Hopkins Project Award Friday. The funding will benefit classroom projects submitted by the ...

EHS Theater senior showcase brings laughs, tears | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School seniors showed off their production and acting chops during the EHS Theater Senior Showcase, marking the end of the 2017-18 theater ...

Area Veterans Day programs | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Emporia. Saturday — All Veterans Memorial. 10:45 a.m. - Preliminary Music Emporia High School Band. Robert Haselhuhn - Director. 11 a.m. - Welcome Steve ...

EPD Lip Sync video released | Area News  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Police Department released its take on the viral Lip Sync Challenge Tuesday morning. The videos have been sweeping law enforcement agencies ...

A bright future | Area News  Emporia Gazette

The majority of students walking in Emporia State's Spring Commencement Ceremonies this weekend will be celebrating the final chapter of their college ...

Larry Dean Ragsdale | Obituaries  Emporia Gazette

Larry Dean Ragsdale, 72, Topeka, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018. He was born March 11, 1946, in Emporia, Kansas, the son of Ernest and Ola ...

Christopher Michael Mejia | Obituaries  Emporia Gazette

Christopher Michael Mejia, 43, of Emporia died on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in Emporia.

Students compete in robotics competition at ESU | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

Robots took over the gym at Emporia State University's Student Recreation Center during the Tetrix Robotics competition Tuesday. Teams of students from fourth ...

Set up for success | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

Families, teachers and social workers at Logan Avenue and Walnut Elementary schools celebrated and shared their experiences with Communities in Schools ...

Spartan volleyball drops pair at Free State | Sports  Emporia Gazette

LAWRENCE — The Emporia High volleyball team dropped a pair of matches Wednesday night at Lawrence Free State.

Emporia High School announces first semester honor roll  Emporia Gazette

The honor roll for the first semester has been announced at Emporia High School. Students on the Principal's Honor Roll must have a grade point average of 4.0 ...

Hannon running for Kansas Board of Ed  Salina Journal

James Hannon, 70, D-Emporia, taught students at Emporia High School for 39 years. Now, he's running to represent District 7 on the Kansas Board of Education ...

Runnin' down a dream | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Late last September, two local men made a promise to themselves to run every day for the next year.

RACHEL MEINHOLDT & MURPHY STUBBS | Weddings  Emporia Gazette

Rachel Meinholdt of Lawrence and Murphy Stubbs of Wichita announce their engagement.

Veterans Day Parade 2018 | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Several people braved chilly weather with temperatures in the teens Saturday for the Veterans Day Parade.

To the beat of his own drum | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Emporians may have known him as LeRoy “Speed” Burnes, a red-haired young man with a winning smile who left his hometown to make his mark in music.

USD 253 hears update on school redesign | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Public Schools Board of Education heard an update on school redesign projects at Logan Avenue and William Allen White elementary schools ...

FHTC receives unspecified threat | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Staff at Flint Hills Technical College learned of a threat against the main campus Sunday.

Couch receives short jail sentence, probation for role in kidnapping  Emporia Gazette

An Emporia teenager charged in connection with a November kidnapping and beating of a 16-year-old male was sentenced to 24 months probation Wednesday ...

Farr, Wilson, Carter sign to play collegiate basketball  Emporia Gazette

Three members of the Emporia High boys basketball team will continue to play after signing with their respective schools Wednesday.

Injury wreck leads to one person transported | News  Emporia Gazette

A two-car wreck at Eighth Avenue and Merchant Street ended with one woman transported by ambulance to Newman Regional Health Tuesday afternoon.

Lyon County Judge reluctantly sentences Emporia teen to probation in kidnap case  KVOE

A Lyon County judge has sentenced one of several co-defendants convicted in an alleged kidnapping and beating incident from last November involving an...

Getting in the Spirit | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Emporia's first downtown Dia de los Muertos celebration combined with the annual Downtown Trick or Treat event brought costumed crowds to Commercial ...

FUMC welcomes co-pastors | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

First United Methodist Church has welcomed Pastors Karla Sheffy and Ron Harris to its congregation.

Welcome to the Club | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

A new club which promotes inclusion for all students has become the talk of Emporia High School.

Case against Daniel Garcia dismissed | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Daniel Garcia, 17, of Emporia had his case involving aggravated kidnapping charges dismissed without prejudice late Friday afternoon.

Former Emporian to retire from KSHSAA | Sports  Emporia Gazette

TOPEKA — David L. Cherry, Assistant Executive Director of the Kansas State High School Activities Association, has announced his decision to retire from the ...

CIS to host half-marathon fundraising race in Emporia  Emporia Gazette

Communities In Schools of Mid-America is hosting its inaugural fundraising race in Emporia this winter, designated The Big Chill.

Seasonal Celebration coming | News  Emporia Gazette

Emporia Public Schools will present the 82nd annual Seasonal Celebration Dec. 20 - 21 in William Lindsay White Auditorium. The program will feature vocal ...

Kidnapper receives seven-year sentence | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Samuel Garcia, 18, of Emporia was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison on charges relating to a November kidnapping and beating of a 16-year-old male.

Seaman High School hosts first robotics tournament  The Topeka Capital-Journal

At the referee's signal, gears began to move and wheels turned as robots made their way around a 12-foot square field.Each was maneuvered by a team from ...

EHS girls to have new roles this winter  Emporia Gazette

This upcoming winter, the Emporia High girls basketball team will have a significant change for the 2017-18 season.

E-High cheer to participate in inaugural State Championship  Emporia Gazette

There's a first time for everything. The Emporia High cheerleading squad is one of 92 teams in Kansas to be selected for the inaugural 2017 KSHSAA Game Day ...

Relationships, service highlight Hayes Lecture | Area News  Emporia Gazette

A former Emporia State basketball player now working for the nation's fourth-largest real estate and investment firm returns to his alma mater to deliver the 8th ...

EHS selects new Spartan logo | News  Emporia Gazette

At 9:30 Monday morning, Emporia High School's principal, Britton Hart, announced the new logo to the school. EHS has been working on developing a new ...

District honors retiring employees at Staff Recognition Program  Emporia Gazette

Twenty-seven retiring teachers, administrators and school support staff members were guests of honor at the annual Emporia Public Schools Staff Recognition ...

2 arrested after stolen gun found in student's vehicle at local high school  KSNT News

Two people are in jail after a stolen firearm was discovered inside a student's vehicle at a local high school.

Goeckel, Carlson lead Braves at state track | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Olpe, Chase County among other area performers at state. WICHITA — As he finished his first lap of the 800-meter run, Matt Goeckel knew he'd have to make a ...

Denim drive brings in hundreds of pairs of jeans  Emporia Gazette

According to Young Adult Services Librarian Tiffany Fay, income inequality is an unfortunate reality in Emporia. She sees it on a regular basis in her job at the ...

Nunez pleads not guilty to kidnapping charges | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Armando Nunez, 17, of Emporia pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of aggravated battery, aggravated robbery and conspiracy of aggravated kidnapping.

ESU Marching Band festival | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Welch stadium is the place for today's Emporia State University Department of Music Marching Band festival. Close to 20 area high school bands are presenting ...

Civics 101 with Kansas Supreme Court Justice Biles | News  Emporia Gazette

Students at area high schools received a visit from Kansas Supreme Court Justices Tuesday.

On The Edge | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Spartans rally in fourth to advance to Glacier's Edge Tournament Championship.

Unspecified threat at FHTC leads to increased security  Emporia Gazette

Flint Hills Technical College was recently made aware of an unspecified threat to the main college campus which has led to increased security measures.

Emporia Area Match Day sets new record | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Emotions ran high as the Emporia Community Foundation revealed the 4th Annual Emporia Area Match Day held on Nov. 13 set a new record for charitable ...

Food for Students meets big need | News  Emporia Gazette

With the start of the 2017 - 2018 school year quickly approaching, Food for Students is preparing to provide bags of food to children in Emporia Public Schools.

Jones Activity Complex officially open at EHS | Education  Emporia Gazette

A dedication was held Monday for Emporia High School's newly completed Walter S. & Evan C. Jones Activity Complex.

Hannon wants to support teachers, public schools  Salina Journal

James Hannon, 70, D-Emporia, a retired teacher running to represent District 7 on the Kansas Board of Education, wants to support public schools and improve ...

Library removes fines from children's materials | Area News  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Public Library board voted unanimously Thursday to remove fines for late children's materials.

A lasting legacy | Education  Emporia Gazette

Alan Keck will retire on May 22 after 25 years of teaching art at Emporia High School.

Bestselling author to speak at ESU | News  Emporia Gazette

Edwin Black, New York Times bestselling author of “IBM and the Holocaust” will be speaking at Emporia State University's Memorial Union Ballroom at 10 a.m. ...

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