For the record 1-17-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers conducted a traffic stop at 6:20 a.m., Friday Jan. 17, in the 1300 block of Hill St. and upon investigation arrested Kirk Bolte, 42, Concordia, for Driving While Suspended and Driving With an Expired Tag. He was cited and released.
Accident—Officers investigated an Accident which occurred Thurs., at 10:05 p.m., in the 500 block of East 6th involving a vehicle driven by Natasha Martinez, Clifton, and vehicles owned by Christopher Thrash and Louis Thrash, both of Concordia.


Fire Dept./EMS Report
 At 4:19 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 went to the 700 block of East 6th and transported a five-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
 At 9:35 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-2 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of a 41-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.


Five people arrrested in connection with fight

 Five people were arrested late Sunday night in connection with a fight that resulted in injuries to a minor. The Cloud County Sheriff’s Department reported Monday that officers responded to a call of a juvenile who had been injured and transported to Cloud County... [More]

Solid waste topics discussed by county board

 Mike Hake, Solid Waste director, discussed a number of items with Cloud County commissioners at their weekly meeting Monday, including that the rural Water district is upgrading its monitoring system and has requested a new meter be installed at the Transfer Station. Cost... [More]

Courthouse 11-25-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Cassandra L. Johnson appeared Nov. 24 and was convicted of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant, Second Offense. She was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, a fine... [More]

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T-Birds use balance to upend Central, 92-72


Five players scored in double figures to lead the unbeaten Cloud County Thunderbirds to a 92-72 win over Central (Neb.) Community College Tuesday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Freshman guard Ridell Camidge led the way for Cloud County with 23 points. He was 9 of 16 from the field,... [More]

Cloud County hangs on for win over Scotties

HIGHLAND — Locked up in a tight battle for the second consecutive day, the unbeaten Cloud County Thunderbirds were able to hold on and defeat the Highland Scotties 79-76 in the Highland Community College Classic on Saturday. Cloud County (7-0) needed overtime to get past... [More]

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In the Mean Time

 A pious old man prayed five times a day while his business partner never set foot in church. And now, on his eightieth birthday, he prayed thus: “Oh, Lord, our God! Since I was a youth, not a day have I allowed to pass without coming to church in the morning and saying... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Death knell for college life as we know it?     The books on my shelves which have bright, inviting covers are few. No one would find most of them inviting, and I admit they aren't dusted in weekly cleaning. They don't have  fresh, new titles.  They... [More]

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