Cost of gravel will increase

Cloud County board of commissioners Monday approved a revised surfacing policy presented by highway administrator Andy Asch.
The cost of gravel will increase by 60 cents per ton on Jan. 1, 2014. The policy change will increase the cost share for the landowner from $4 per ton to $4.35 per ton.
In other business the board approved signing a letter to the Kansas Department of Transportation supporting the efforts of the Concordia Senior Citizens Center in applying for assistance in covering the operating expenses to provide public transportation services within the city of Concordia.
At the request of Susie Haver and Tammy Britt, Convention and Tourism directors, the board approved appointing Matt Farmer to fill the unexpired term of Larry Sorell, who has resigned.
Justin Murdock, Solid Waste director, reported a load of #8 newspaper from the Recycling Center had been shipped. A load of cardboard will be shipped this week. In 2013 the Center has shipped a total of 408 tons of recyclables.
Diana Gering, Health Department administrator, reported her office has 145 doses of flu vaccine left.
Commissioners approved paying the following invoice on behalf of the Public Building Commission: Zahner Hansen Construction Group, $42,353.10.
Adjournment was at noon.
Meetings attended by commissioners during the past week were: Gary Caspers, Resources  Council special meeting, Nov. 25; Homeland Security meeting in Beloit, Nov. 26,
All commissioners: Solid Waste meeting, Nov. 26.
Commissioners will attend the owners meeting at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the jail site.

NEWS

Courthouse 7-23-14

District Court CRIMINAL: Jason Charles Ryals appeared July 21 and was found Guilty and convicted of Driving While License Suspended. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $100, a BIDS Administrative fee of $100 and the costs of this... [More]

County sales tax revenues up in June

 Sales tax and compensating use tax received in Cloud County in June (May sales) of this year was up from the amount received in 2013. JoDee LeDuc, Cloud County treasurer, reported at Monday's county commission meeting that the amount received in June was $61,764.02, compared... [More]

For the record 7-22-14

Police Dept. Report  Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 11:10 a.m., July 18, in the 400 block of West 10th St. involving vehicles driven by James Kearns, Belleville, and Carl Jackson, Concordia.  Damage to property—Savannah A. Brockelman,... [More]

More News

SPORTS

CNB avenges lone loss, wins East Regional

OSBORNE — Avenging its only loss of the season, Citizens National Bank thumped Washington County 9-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball East Regional on Saturday night. Washington County had beaten Citizens National Bank in the title game of the league tournament... [More]

Junior golfers record first place finishes

 Four junior golfers from Concordia recorded first-place finishes in the league competition.  Two tournaments were played in Concordia, and one in Clay Center. The low scores were counted.  Brennen Acree, Concordia, placed first in the high school boys' division... [More]

More Sports

OPINIONS

Year of Peace

National Night Out: Your chance to share stories, meet your neighbors By Patrick Sieben  It's that time of year once again. The lightning bugs are flitting about, the humidity is doing its thing to curl even the straightest hair and once again our community will be celebrating... [More]

More Opinions

Buy Photos