For the record 10-1-13

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers arrested Chance Gibbons, 50, Huntington, West Va., on Sept. 30, in the 100 block of North Lincoln, for Driving Under the Influence, Transporting an Open Container, No Driver's License and Expired Tag. Gibbons was transported to the Cloud County Jail.
Lost and found—These items have been turned in to the Concordia  Police Department to be identified and claimed: One black and silver key, found Sept. 16 on sidewalk in front of Sonic; keys with plastic green die and leather decoration, found Sept. 26, turned in to Post Office; child's tutu, found Sept. 28 in a Fall Fest booth; camera card, found Sept.  28 on sidewalk in front of Feldkamps; yard tool, edger, found Aug. 2 at 7th and Cedar; travel bag with contact/glasses contents, found Aug. 4, 300 E. 6th;  3 keys on key ring, found Aug. 19  in City Park near Gazebo; Chevy key with picture of boy, found Aug. 24 at 700 W. 11th; racing helmet, found Aug. 30 at 300 East 13th; Samsung phone in case, found Aug. 30 at 6th and Olive. These items were found at Walmart and brought to the police department Aug. 21: handicapped placard, four keys, Chevy logo, Celtics logo; gold key and large orange  numeral "1" on key ring; necklace with black jewel flowers; key with red cover, key on key ring, CD case with misc. CDs.

NEWS

Winners announced in lighting contest

 Winners of the Concordia Christmas Lighting Contest were decided earlier this week with Leroy Dickinson and Dan Wheatley, 719 W. 6th street winning the first place award of a $100 Chamber gift certificate.  Second place of a $75 Chamber gift certificate went to Rickey... [More]

Courthouse 12-19-14

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Commission approves bond sale for dam projects

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  The Concordia City Commission approved the sale of $1.2 million in general obligation bonds to fund construction of the Plum Road and 21st Street dams Wednesday night. Chuck Boully with George K. Baum & Co., Wichita, told the Commission... [More]

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SPORTS

Cowboys pound out 67-58 victory over Panthers

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Panthers fall short against Cowgirls

 It was the little things that thwarted a furious fourth quarter rally by the Concordia Panthers. Trailing Abilene by as many as 15 points in the final period, the Panthers were down 58-44 with just under four minutes to play. Concordia would cut the deficit to five points,... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 12-19-14

Dear Editor,  In March 2014, a group of young professionals in Concordia started meeting monthly to network and begin working on projects that would benefit our community. Many of us had been active in the Park Project and wanted to continue the momentum. We started calling... [More]

Year of Peace

Sometimes a gift is more than just what's under the tree  By Sister Jean Rosemarynoski  Christmas is a time when differences seem to melt away and we more readily come together as a human community to care for one another.  The Concordia Year of Peace would like... [More]

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