For the record 1-8-14

Police Dept. Report
Lost and Found—Following are items that have been turned in to the Concordia Police Department and the dates and location found: KU lanyard with keys, Nov. 4, 200 West 6th; tire iron, Nov. 20, 18th and State; kid's bike, Nov. 22, 100 East 8th; bicycle, Dec. 2, 100 block East 9th; Moped, Dec. 5, 13th and Lincoln; dining room chair (wood), Dec. 13, highway 81 at north city limits; HFT orange strap, Dec. 16, 600 block Republican; wet floor sign, Dec. 19, 400 block West 9th; keys with class of 2011 lanyard, Dec. 19, 1100 block Cedar; Walkman, Dec. 29, 200 block West 18th.

Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Andy T. Colby, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 11:55 a.m., Jan. 7. Damage occurred in the 300 block of West 5th Street sometime after midnight.

 

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Kirk Bolte, Concordia, Jan. 6, charging him with Driving While Suspended. Bolte was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Cesar Valenciano, Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 7, charging him with Driving While Revoked. Valenciano was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Lynn Larson, Concordia, Jan. 7, charging him with Bond Revocation. Larson was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

NEWS

Possible construction of transloading facility discussed

 The Kansas Department of Transportation officials and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer made a stop in Concordia, Thursday morning, to hear input on possibly constructing a rail transloading facility in Cloud County.  Transloading is the process of moving goods from one mode of... [More]

Courthouse 11-21-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Candice Dawn Beach appeared Nov. 17 and was convicted of a violation of Criminal Damage to Property. She was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, restitution of $24.97 by Dec. 31. Her sentence... [More]

Commission approves water rate hike

 Starting next month, citizens will see an increase in water bills after rates were raised at Wednesday night’s Concordia City Commission meeting.  After several months of discussion, the Commission last night approved a six-percent increase in water and sewer... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds topple Broncos, 71-58

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 Once the Cloud County Thunderbirds had finally wrestled the lead away from the Hastings College junior varsity, they weren't about to surrender it. Cloud County trailed Hastings throughout most of the first half, and was down 34-31 at halftime. The T-Birds scored the first... [More]

Hake, Guevara receive football awards

 Concordia High School seniors Drake Hake and Stafen Guevara were presented awards during the Concordia Lions Club Football Banquet Tuesday night at the Catholic Parish Hall. Hake received the Most Outstanding Senior Offensive Player Award, presented in memory of Trevor... [More]

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OPINIONS

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]

In the Mean Time

 “WHO CARES!!”  What would be your reaction if you saw those words on the face of every clock you looked at?  Recently, I received an advertisement for such a time-piece. All the numerals are in a heap at the bottom and those words are emblazoned across... [More]

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