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Former Coach Dean Smith dies

...was one who has been willing to speak out on issues that many might hesitate to take a stand on."Born Feb. 28, 1931, in Emporia, Kan., the son of public school teachers, Dean Edwards Smith graduated from the University of Kansas with a communications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-08/former-coach-dean-smith-d
Emporia State female coach loses discrimination case

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The women's volleyball coach at Emporia State lost her federal discrimination lawsuit against the school...said have similar responsibilities at the Division II school. Emporia State paid Mehus $46,499 in 2003, while women's basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/17/col_425528.shtml
College
Johnny L. Taylor (EMPORIA, Va.)

EMPORIA, Va. - Johnny L. Taylor, 76, of Emporia, died Sunday, March 9, 2008. He is survived by one sister...two brothers, Jimmie G. Taylor and wife, Francis of Emporia and Jacob P. Taylor and wife, Patricia of Augusta, GA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/12/obi_190689.shtml
Obituaries
Henry sets pace in Sweepstakes

...something to shoot at. Henry, a 56-year-old barrel racer from Emporia, Kan., rode Won Fast Flyer to a time of 14.964 seconds...Sweepstakes, Top 10 Through 209 horses 14.964 - Joe Henry, Emporia, Kan., Won Fast Flyer. 14.996 - David Jenkins, Greer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/26/met_200184.shtml
Metro | Augusta Futurity
Racing newsmaker: Clint Bowyer

Clint Bowyer has come a long way from racing on dirt tracks near his Emporia, Kan., home to the Nationwide Series championship. Bowyer talked about winning his first NASCAR championship following last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/20/nas_484141.shtml
Nascar
More bad beef?

...Department of Agriculture said records at a supermarket in Emporia, Va., where E. coli bacteria was found in fresh ground...directly, Mr. DeHann said. The Great Valu Supermarket in Emporia, Va., is conducting a voluntary recall of any fresh ground...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/30/biz_215316.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Won Fast Flyer and Henry aiming to unseat champion

They know who Joe Henry is now. Henry, a barrel racer from Emporia, Kan., got the attention of his fellow seniors in the NBHA World Championships even before the division's first round, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/01/met_200282.shtml
Metro
Keck at best when odds against him

...never beat him on a golf course. Nope. Won't ever happen. Mike Keck had good reason to boast -- he played college golf at Emporia (Kan.) State, and from the back tees at lengthy Gordon Lakes, he'd play to a four handicap. One afternoon, the father...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/17/oth_228383.shtml
Other sports
Mrs. Beatrice Cabarrus

...will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Clairsville Baptist Church, Emporia, Va. Mrs. Cabarrus had retired as a minister. Survivors...Carol Scurry, both of Aiken. Pierson & Barnes Funeral Home, Emporia, is in charge of arrangements. G.L. Brightharp & Sons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/03/obi_258076.shtml
Obituaries
Dr. Lester Finuf (THOMSON, Ga.)

...brothers, Lawrence Finuf, Thomson and David Keith Finuf, Emporia, Kan.; three grandchildren, Aaron Finuf, Zachary Finuf...m. Saturday, May 24, 2003 in the Maplewood Cemetery in Emporia, Kan. The family will receive friends following the funeral...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/17/obi_372895.shtml
Obituaries