Asch reports on road closing

 The Kansas Department of Transportation has closed highway 9 at 100th Road while it is replacing a bridge and the official detour is south to U.S. Highway 24.
Andy Asch, Cloud County highway administrator reported on this closing at the Monday meeting of Cloud County commissioners. He also reported that the highway department will be replacing a box culvert on Hawk Road, west of 40th road and discussed the annual Weed Conference he attended last week in Salina.
In other business the board
•reviewed information from the City of Concordia concerning the TIF projects for LeDuc Memorial and Sonic Drive-In.
•recessed for a 20-minute executive session for attorney-client privilege with County Attorney Robert Walsh.
•approved the presented change orders for the Law Enforcement Center.
•approved the Annual PeopleWare Agreement with Computer Information Concepts, effective March 14, 2014, through April 1, 2015, in the amount of $41,145.
CHS Government students attending were Makayla Jacobs and Tom Pudge.
Adjournment was at 12:08 p.m.
All of the commissioners attended the CloudCorp annual luncheon March 7 and may attend the retirement reception for Sheryl Williams County treasurer from 2-4 p.m. March 12 and the Open House for the Emergency Operations Center located in the lower level of the Health Department from 3-4:30 p.m., March 14. 

NEWS

For the record 9-2-14

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Courthouse 8-29-14

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SPORTS

Former CCCC coach remembered

 Last week, Cloud County Community College lost one of a kind with the death of its first head basketball coach Larry Forsythe.  Forsythe coached the Thunderbirds from 1966 through 1975, compiling a record of 167 wins and  99 losses. His teams never finished lower... [More]

Garden City hands CCCC 3-1 defeat

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

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Letter to the Editor 8-26-14

Dear Editor,   Another Relay for Life has come and gone.  It was in hopes that the time change this year was going to be a good thing, but with the weather conditions turning from lightning and then rain it was an evening that was cut short.  The Relay Committee... [More]

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