For the record 1-7-13

Police Dept. Report

Theft – Officers investigated a report of Theft from Mike's Rent to Own, Concordia, on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 12:15 p.m. Investigation is ongoing.
Jason Grogan, Concordia, reported at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, the Theft of Items from his residence in the 500 block of Somerset Circle. Thefts occurred on three separate days starting in November, and are under investigation.
Arrests – During a traffic stop at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, in the 1300 block of Lincoln Street, officers arrested Anthony Lee Keazer, 25, Salina. He was charged with Driving while Suspended, cited and released.
Officers arrested Shakiel Walls, 20, Concordia, at 9:55 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 in the 1000 block of East 9th Street on a Cloud County District Court Warrant for Probation Violation. Walls was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers arrested Casey Zach, 27, Concordia, at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6 in the 100 block of State Street on a District Court Warrant for Failure to Register. Zach was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Damage to property – Brenda Marcotte, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 2:45 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4. Damage occurred sometime on Jan. 3 in the 900 block of Elmhurst. Investigation is ongoing.
Donald A. Henderson, Belleville, reported at 1:50 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 that his vehicle was struck by an item that came off a vehicle driven by Roylee Knowles, Concordia, while in the 1300 block of Lincoln Street.
A vehicle driven by Damon Smith, Concordia, struck property owned by Short Stop #4 at 1020 Lincoln Street at 8:25 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5. Minor damage was reported.
Accidents – Officers investigated a two-vehicle accident at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 in the parking lot of Mount Joseph in the 1100 block of West 11th Street. A vehicle driven by Margie Ornbostel, Concordia, slid on the ice and struck a legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Ila Johnson, Concordia.
Officers investigated a two-vehicle accident at 12:50 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 in the intersection of East 1st and Lincoln Street. Vehicles driven by Duane E. Morris, Minneapolis, Kan. and April G. Owen, Concordia, collided at that location. Concordia EMS transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Sign-up has begun for disaster assistance

 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.  "We implemented these programs in... [More]

For the record 4-16-14

Sheriff's Dept. Report Arrests—Deputies arrested Mark Fraser, Concordia, April 15, charging him with Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property, Theft and Trespassing. Fraser was transported to Cloud County Corrections. Deputies arrested Eric Johnson, Concordia, April 15, charging... [More]

Heart Choices banquet is May 1 at Motherhouse

The Annual Heart Choices Spring Banquet will be May 1 at the Nazareth Motherhouse, 13th and Washington, in Concordia. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the meal will begin at 7 p.m. followed by a program which will highlight activities and events that have taken place throughout... [More]

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SPORTS

Rall pitches T-Birds past Pratt

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 The Cloud County Community College baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference Western Division doubleheader with Pratt Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Cloud County won the first game, 4-1. Pratt outslugged the Thunderbirds 13-12 in the second game. Jesse Rall limited... [More]

Concordia girls finish fourth

ELLSWORTH — Megan James, Molly Adams and Maggie Lambert  recorded first-place finishes to help the Concordia Panthers to a fourth-place finish in the Ellsworth Invitational track and field meet Tuesday. James won the pole vault by clearing 9-0. She also placed sixth... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 4-11-14

Dear Editor, Subject: Blowing out the candle  Abortion blows out the candle of the future. Everyone with a mind and a conscience knows this.     President Lincoln's words on the slavery issue apply. “I couldn't deny to someone else what I myself desire,... [More]

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