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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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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 ...

EHS senior earns National Merit recognition | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

An Emporia High School senior who earned three top academic awards for exceptional academic promise was honored during a ceremony Tuesday morning at ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

83rd annual Seasonal Celebration set for next week  Emporia Gazette

William Lindsay White Auditorium will once again be filled with the sounds of the holiday season during Emporia Public Schools' 83rd annual Seasonal ...

Closings and cancellations for Monday | Free  Emporia Gazette

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No. 5 Emporia man killed in I-35 accident | Free  Emporia Gazette

Twenty-one-year-old Angel Montes of Emporia died after he was hit by a semi tractor-trailer on Interstate 35 in the early-morning hours of July 1.

Emporia native victim of Wichita murder | Free  Emporia Gazette

MacKenzie Payne, an Emporia native who was less than a month away from beginning medical school at the University of Kansas, was identified as the victim of ...

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 ...

USD 253 hears update on assessment surveys | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

Safety and security were the top concerns of parents and patrons of the Emporia Public School District, according to the results of a community meetings held at ...

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 ...

Spartan boys struggle against Washburn Rural | Free  Emporia Gazette

Beau Welch was comfortable with where the Emporia High boys basketball team was trailing Washburn Rural, 41-37, at halftime Tuesday night.

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 ...

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 ...

A little extra emotional | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Spartans fall in shootout to DeSoto in regional opener.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

April Dawn Finlay | Free  Emporia Gazette

April Dawn Finlay, 58, of Emporia, Kansas died Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka from small cell cancer.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Emporia High School Prom 2017 | Education  Emporia Gazette

Photos by Kendra Johnson/Special to The Gazette.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Robert “Bob” Lee Foster | Free  Emporia Gazette

Robert “Bob” Lee Foster entered into rest Thursday, December 6, 2018 in Udall, Kansas. He was 92. Bob was born May 31, 1926 in Emporia, Kansas to Albert ...

Christopher Michael Mejia | Obituaries  Emporia Gazette

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Can't be stopped | Free  Emporia Gazette

Jorge Cazares said nobody ever believed in him. That is, until he found his calling at Flint Hills Technical College. A native of Emporia and 2013 graduate of ...

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.

'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.

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 ...

Solid Serves | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Spartan tennis finishes third in season-opening meet.

Emporia native Marstall to end memorable Hornet career with bowl appearance  WIBW

EMPORIA, Kan. (WIBW) - Most college football players can't say they've gotten to have their high school and collegiate success on the same field. Emporia State ...

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 ...

About Town | Free  Emporia Gazette

New Year, New Career job fair. A Southeast KansasWorks job fair featuring more than 50 employers will be held 1 - 4 p.m. Thursday at the Anderson Building on ...

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 ...

Vaping on the rise | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

A recent study by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported 10 percent of Kansas high schoolers are using e-cigarettes.

EHS girls cruise to win over Independent | Sports  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High girls basketball team fielded plenty of younger players in the season opener against Wichita Independent Tuesday night at Spartan ...

Spartan swimmers win home invite | Free  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High boys swim and dive team opened up the 2019 portion of its schedule on a high note Thursday.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Helen Louise Price | Obituaries  Emporia Gazette

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

Nunez has sentencing delayed | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Sentencing was delayed Wednesday in the case of 17-year-old Armando Nunez, a suspect charged in connection with a November kidnapping and beating of a ...

FHTC receives unspecified threat | Area News  Emporia Gazette

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

UPDATE: Winter weather advisory back in effect for Lyon County  KVOE

As snowfall lessens in intensity, the National Weather *Service* has adjusted the status of certain weather alerts for the KVOE listening area. *Winter...

MHS teacher uses her love of math to reach students  Manhattan Mercury

Manhattan High math teacher Dedra Braxmeyer welcomed her students to class Friday or National Mason Jar Day as indicated on her whiteboard.

Emporia High School group safe in London after terror attack  WIBW

Emporia High students and staffers are safe and sound after Wednesday's terror attack in London.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Milleson to be next Emporia High football coach  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High varsity football team has its new coach.

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.

Three Spartans sign National Letters of Intent | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Three Emporia High Spartans signed National Letters of Intent Thursday afternoon to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.

EHS Senior graduation list | News  Emporia Gazette

More than 300 Emporia High School students graduated Sunday during commencement in W.L. White Auditorium.

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.

Emporia Middle School holds Walk-a-Thon | Education  Emporia Gazette

Emporia Middle School students spent Friday morning circling the track at Emporia High School, the culmination of nearly two weeks spent gathering donations ...

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 ...

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 ...

Republican Ben Jones wins in Kansas Board of Education race  Salina Journal

Republican Ben Jones claimed victory in the race to represent District 7 on the Kansas Board of Education, defeating Democrat James Hannon, a retired ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Young E-High swimmers lack experience going into season  Emporia Gazette

Despite losing only two seniors — Kostin Mercer and Wyatt Mattas — the Emporia High boys swim team lacks experience going into its first meet at EHS on ...

Hays Public Library hires early literacy coordinator  Hays Post

The Hays Public Library has hired Sara Schoenthaler to serve as its early literacy coordinator. This position will organize storytimes and other early childhood ...

District honors retiring employees | News  Emporia Gazette

Thirty retiring administrators, teachers and school support staff members were guests of honor at the annual Emporia Public Schools Staff Recognition May 20 at ...

Emporia High's Tanner Taylor, JeMarcus Morehead ink future in football  Emporia Gazette

Close to a hundred were gathered in the Emporia High School library on Thursday afternoon to witness seniors Tanner Taylor and JeMarcus Morehead sign ...

Meet the Principal | News  Emporia Gazette

Kim Kirk, Timmerman Elementary. Education and Experience. I received my degrees from Emporia State, including BSE, MTE, and Administrational ...

Restoring Emporia: Mallon remembered for vast contributions to community  Emporia Gazette

John Mallon's talented head and hands left a mark that will be seen for decades in downtown Emporia.

EHS musician contest results | News  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School musicians captured 19 "1" ratings at the Kansas State High School Activities Association state competitions earlier this spring.

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 ...

Victor Ibarra Tabbed as Next EHS Boys' Soccer Coach  Emporia Gazette

When the head coaching position for the Emporia High School boys' soccer team opened up, Victor Ibarra found himself at a crossroad.

E-High swimmers place fourth in first home meet  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High head coach Jamie Dawson didn't know what to expect from her young swimming team Thursday afternoon at Emporia High School.

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.

A New Era — Victor Ibarra is changing EHS soccer culture  Emporia Gazette

Banning Taco Bell and pop while scheduling practices before the sun rises are just a few of the changes first-year Emporia High boys soccer coach Victor Ibarra ...

Chromebooks helping students stay organized at Emporia schools  Emporia Gazette

When Emporia High School Principal Britton Hart sees one of his students on a Chromebook, it's a sign that everything is going according to plan.

Kansas Business Hall of Fame awards winners of essay contest  Emporia Gazette

The Kansas Business Hall of Fame awarded the winners of its first student essay contest.

Food for Students | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

Even though the school year has just begun, Food for Students is already seeing a substantial increase in the number of bags being ordered from the nine ...

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.

Sarah Kolmer & Richard Santigate Jr. | Weddings  Emporia Gazette

Sarah Anne Kolmer of Emporia and Richard Joseph Santigate Jr. of Las Vegas, Nevada, announce their engagement.

A lasting legacy | Education  Emporia Gazette

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

EHS boys tennis gears up for spring season  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High boys tennis team will have a busy week when its season begins on Tuesday with three home meets at EHS next week.

Celebration of commerce | Latest News And Features  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce held its 121st annual celebration meeting Friday evening in Webb Hall on the campus of Emporia State University.

E-High soccer having strong summer | Sports  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High boys soccer team has not wasted any time preparing for the 2017 —which is slated to begin in six weeks.

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