For the record 1-29-14

Police Dept. Report
Accident—Officers investigated a one vehicle Accident at 4:20 p.m., Jan. 28, in the 1500 block of Lincoln St. involving Douglas J. Olson, Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Theft—Officers cited and released Linn Elizabeth Varner, 25, Concordia, at 4:50 p.m., Jan. 28, in the 100 block of East College Drive. Varner was charged with Theft.
Arrest—Officers doing a traffic stop at 12:30 a.m., Jan. 29, in the 300 block of West 18th St. arrested Brigham Martin Larson, 21, Concordia, charging him with Driving on an Expired License and Driving with Expired Tag. Larson was cited and released.


Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-2 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of a 48-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 7:16 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 went to 807 Matthew for a 60-year-old female and transported her to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Courthouse 3-27-15

District Court Small Claims Settled: M&D Properties received a judgment of $950 plus 12 percent per annum interest from Josephine E. Cox, Topeka. Tower Estates received a judgment of $3,702.50 from Shelbi Havel, Concordia. Mike's TV & Appliance received a judgment of... [More]

For the record 3-26-15

Sheriff's Dept. Report Arrests—Deputies arrested Brandin Tate, Miltonvale, March 19, on a Saline County Warrant for Probation Violation. Tate was booked into Cloud County Corrections. Deputies arrested Rebecca Wheeler, Concordia, March 19, on a Bond Revocation. Wheeler... [More]

School board candidates agree funding main issue

 Mark Nordell and Pat Prindaville agree that funding, or the lack thereof, will be a significant challenge for Unified School District 333 in the upcoming years.  Nordell and Prindaville, candidates for position two on the USD 333 board of education in the April 7 election,... [More]

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SPORTS

Three Panthers earn all-state honors

 Three members of the Concordia High School girls' basketball team that placed fourth in the Class 4A-Division II state tournament have received all-state recognition.  Tristen Leiszler and Jordan Eshbaugh were named Class 4A-Division II first-team all-state by Sports... [More]

Holmes named player of the year

 Concordia High School junior Cooper Holmes has been named the Class 4A-Division II Player of the Year by Sports in Kansas.  Holmes, 6-4, led the state, all classes, in scoring by averaging 30.2 points per game. He also averaged 9.5 rebounds and 2.1 steals per contest.... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

A treasure nearly lost . . . Friday, My children keep reminding me I need to sort, really begin to sort. They aren't talking about money or jewelry or anything which would interest thieves.   That would be slim pickings for a thief.  It's stacks of obituaries... [More]

Letter to the Editor 3-27-15

Dear Editor,  It is our opinion that everyone in Concordia will suffer a financial loss and some (near the tower) will experience negative health effects if Horvath, Inc. is allowed to construct a 170 foot cell phone tower at 15th & Hill Street.  There are many... [More]

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