For record 5-10-13

Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Tim Rowland reported Criminal Damage to Property in the 600 block of East 13th at approximately 10:50 a.m., May 8.
Thomas Atkins reported Criminal Damage to Property at approximately 6:40 p.m., May 6 in the 300 block of East 12th.
Arrest—Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 1700 block of Cedar at approximately 11 p.m. and arrested Martin Murphy, 44, Concordia, for Criminal Damage to Property and Driving Under the Influence. He was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 12:13 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 went to the 100 block of East 9th for an 85-year-old female. No transport was made.
At 3 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-1 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of a 78-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 5:21 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 went to Mt. Joseph and transported a 92-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.
At 6:51 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-1 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of a 92-year-old male to Salina Regional Health Center.

NEWS

Six appointed to arts commission

 Six people were appointed to the newly formed Concordia Arts Commission during Wednesday night's city commission meeting. City Manager Larry Uri said the idea for an arts commission came about because of a grant he is working on for a mural at the proposed Broadway Plaza... [More]

For the record 8-21-14

Police Dept. Report Accident—At 4 p.m., Aug. 20, officers investigated an accident in the 600 block of Washington involving vehicles driven by Savannah Brockelman and Leslie Freeman, both of Concordia.

For the record 8-20-14

Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers arrested Erin Crawford, 21, Concordia, at 5:10 p.m., Aug. 19, in the 100 block of West 6th Street on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Comply. Crawford was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center. Fire Dept./EMS Report... [More]

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SPORTS

Local gymnasts compete

DES MOINES, Iowa — Gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2014 Junior Olympics.  Katie Thompson, Concordia, captured first place in the all-around in the Level 7, 18-year-old division. She was first on the bars, first in the floor exercise,... [More]

Blues advance to semifinals of state tournament

WATHENA – The Concordia Blues advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA State American Legion baseball tournament with a 9-6 win over Larned here last night. The Blues are one of just two unbeaten teams remaining in the double elimination tournament. Fort Scott, also unbeaten... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Times not to be forgotten . . .  A recent headline declares “Music complements life.”  Does it ever! But the immediate reaction to that headline was thinking that, hopefully, we soon could be hearing early band practice. It gets me out of bed on lazy... [More]

In the mean time

 Under August 20, “Touchstones,” a book of daily meditations for men, has this to offer, “Spiritual growth is the result of coming face-to-face with our own situation, feeling the brunt of our own puzzlement, recognizing no recipe will apply completely,... [More]

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