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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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Hart accepts position with KASB, leaving EHS | Free  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School Principal Britton Hart announced his resignation effective June 30 at Wednesday night's USD 253 Board of Education meeting.

Donna Kay Cochran | Free  Emporia Gazette

Donna Kay Cochran passed away on the night of Monday, April 15, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was 66.

2 people arrested after disagreement leads to locking down an Emporia business and schools  KWCH

Emporia Police say two people from Oklahoma are jailed, in connection with a disagreement that led to locking down Emporia's Hobby Lobby Store and several ...

Closings and Cancellations | Free  Emporia Gazette

Wednesday. Emporia State University will start two hours late. Campus opens at 10 a.m.. USD 251 - North Lyon County is closed Wednesday. USD 253 K-5 ...

EHS swimmers finish seventh in home invite | Free  Emporia Gazette

Jamie Dawson was very pleased with how the Emporia High girls swim team performed in Thursday's season-opening meet at Emporia High School.

EHS to perform 'Wonderland High' | Free  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High School Auditorium was alive with music and fun in rehearsing “Wonderland High” Thursday evening during dress rehearsal.

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 ...

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 ...

Spartan wrestlers take 3rd at Winter Classic | Sports  Emporia Gazette

No matter who's in the 14-member lineup for the Emporia High wrestling team, Brook Medrano can expect them to battle and compete.

Billy Lee Linhart | Free  Emporia Gazette

Billy Lee Linhart, 72, of Emporia, died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at his home after a year-long battle with brain cancer.

EHS students 'accomplish greatness' through Flex program | Education  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High students had a chance to leave a big impression Thursday evening.

Emporia elementary schools receive grant funds | Free  Emporia Gazette

Two Emporia elementary schools were approved for grants during the Emporia Public Schools Board of Education Meeting on Wednesday evening.

A chance to show off EHS highlights student, staff  Emporia Gazette

Patrons of the Emporia community got a rare glimpse of what Emporia High School students experience every day during the EHS Site Council's third ...

Spartan girls fall to Highland Park | Free  Emporia Gazette

Carolyn Dorsey summed up Tuesday's game between the Emporia High girls and Highland Park with two words:

Linhart impacted many lives over career | Free  Emporia Gazette

Bill Linhart made an impact on many people at some point in their lives, whether if it was as a coach, teacher or an official.

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 ...

Trailblazers: EHS girls wrestling team making waves | Gaz  Emporia Gazette

Girls wrestling is a steadily growing sport across the country, and Emporia High School has been no exception. The EHS Girls Wrestling team placed fifth in the ...

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 ...

The race of his life | Gaz  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School freshman Austin Moore is fast.

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.

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 ...

Spartan girls soccer to have new look in season opener  Emporia Gazette

Oscar Macias was excited to see that the Emporia High girls' soccer team was able to get more practice time before its first game.

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 ...

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 ...

New National Honor Society members inducted | Area News  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School's National Honor Society inducted new members Monday night.

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.

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.

Hopkins Project Awards announced Tuesday | Free  Emporia Gazette

Educators from around Lyon County were recognized for their continued commitment to innovation in the classroom when Hopkins Foundation Vice President ...

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 ...

Update: Emporia teens not seriously hurt following rollover crash  KVOE

No one was seriously hurt following a rollover crash involving a pickup south of Emporia on J Street Monday. The accident involved a Ford F-150 pickup...

Barber pleads guilty to murder of Emporia native  Emporia Gazette

A man charged with murdering girlfriend and Emporia native MacKenzie Payne plead guilty in Sedgwick County District Court Monday.

Winter Sports King and Queen | Free  Emporia Gazette

Thomas Finley and Elizabeth Schwerdtfeger were named Emporia High School Winter Sports King and Queen Saturday during the Spartans' home basketball ...

EHS Class of '56 donates remaining funds  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia Gazette. The Class of 1956 Reunion Committee has decided not to hold any further, formal reunions. The group had some cash left over, which it ...

Fairy gardens come to life at EHS | Education  Emporia Gazette

Creative gardeners hoping to welcome spring and take home a touch of magic were able to do both during the Emporia High School FFA's Community Night at ...

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 ...

A little extra emotional | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Spartans fall in shootout to DeSoto in regional opener.

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 ...

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 ...

Weiss 1st, Vincent 5th in season-opening meet  Emporia Gazette

Haylee Weiss couldn't be too hard on herself regarding her performance in Tuesday's season-opening meet at Emporia High School.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

James Hannon, D-Emporia - News  The Hutchinson News

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

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.

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.

Wes Bell hired as EHS head football coach  Butler County Times Gazette

El Dorado High School announced the hiring of Wes Bell as the head football coach on Tuesday. Bell will bring plenty of coaching experience with him, ...

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 ...

Back to School Week: Emporia High School  KSNT News

One club, the Circle of Friends Club, is only in it's second year, but students said it's already seen great success.

BOE approves Lolling as new EHS Principal  Butler County Times Gazette

This week's El Dorado USD 490 Board of Education's meeting included the hiring of a new EHS Principal and Head Football Coach. Bruce Lolling will be the ...

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 ...

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.

Spartans blank Warriors, 2-0 | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Victor Ibarra told the Emporia High boys' soccer team to be patient at halftime in a 0-0 game against Berean Academy Thursday night at Emporia High School.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Rec board hears about bike share program, inflatable pool toys  Emporia Gazette

Daphne Mertens of Healthier Lyon County visited the Emporia Recreation Commission's monthly meeting Monday to talk about the possibility of a bike share ...

Baker signs to wrestle at Labette, Lupkes to play softball at DCCC  Emporia Gazette

Left,Drew Baker signs a National Letter of Intent to wrestle at Labette Community College Wednesday afternoon at Emporia High School. Seated with Baker are ...

Christopher Michael Mejia | Obituaries  Emporia Gazette

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

Nunez receives probation, short jail sentence | Area News  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 ...

Pats on the back | Gaz  Emporia Gazette

Editor's Note: The Gazette salutes those who make Emporia and the surrounding area a better place to live and work. The following folks deserve a pat on the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Students Awarded Prestigious Rudd Scholarships  KSAL

Twenty Five Kansas high school seniors have been named as part of the newest class of Rudd Scholars, each receiving a 4-year scholarships. Fifteen will to ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

On display | Area News  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High School Art Department opened a new exhibit containing hundreds of student-created art pieces with a public reception Thursday evening in ...

'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.

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 ...

Solid Serves | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Spartan tennis finishes third in season-opening meet.

EHS Senior graduation list | News  Emporia Gazette

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Rudd Scholarships Awarded To 25 Kansas Students  KMUW

The Rudd Foundation has awarded 25 college scholarships to Kansas high school seniors. Each winner will receive a four-year scholarship to attend either.

Milleson to be next Emporia High football coach  Emporia Gazette

The Emporia High varsity football team has its new coach.

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.

Veterans Day Memorial Service | Area News  Emporia Gazette

After the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, a ceremony for all veterans was held at the All Veterans Memorial.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Check your Week 7 high school football scoreboard from across the Wichita area  Wichita Eagle

Salina Central travels to Maize. Maize South hosts Goddard. And the Andover schools meet in Week 7 of high school football across the Wichita area. Check ...

Anthony Markowitz named new EHS baseball coach | Sports  Emporia Gazette

Emporia High School announced Thursday afternoon that its next head baseball coach would be home grown.

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.

MHS' Braxmeyer picked as 2019 Master Teacher | Education  Manhattan Mercury

Dedra Braxmeyer, a math teacher at Manhattan High School, is among seven instructors selected as Kansas Master Teachers for 2019.

Simons returns to EHS as new athletics director  Emporia Gazette

The new face heading the athletics department at Emporia High School will be a familiar one to many people around the district and in the community.

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.

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