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

Board rescinds moratorium motion

The Cloud County board of commissioners voted to rescind its motion from the June 15 meeting, which had asked Cloud County Attorney Rob Walsh to impose a 180-day moratorium to study cell phone tower locations. The vote earlier this month had come following a meeting with concerned... [More]

Tree care becomes full-time occupation for McNutt

 When Paul McNutt, owner and manager of Paul's Tree Care, moved to Concordia from San Diego in 1999, tree care was just supposed to be a side-job.  By 2007, after a severe ice storm, McNutt had so much business, he decided to quit his job at Cunningham Telephone and... [More]

School board approves transfer of funds

During its end of the year closeout meeting, the Unified School District 333 board of education approved the transfer of $474,815.25 from the general fund. The transfer is pending a payment of $6,300 from the Kansas Department of Education for career and technical education.... [More]

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SPORTS

Cloud County Co-op downs Funk Pharmacy in title game

 Cloud County County knocked off Funk Pharmacy 10-1 in the championship game of the Concordia Recreation Girls' Softball Tournament Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.  Zoe Bechard pitched a one-hitter and Abby Fredrickson and Courtney Mansfield combined... [More]

Concordia swimmers place in home meet

CONCORDIA -- 9 swim teams met in Concordia on Saturday, June 27 for the Concordia Invitational.  They were the Concordia Hurricanes, Clay Center Tigersharks, Beatrice Barracudas, Seward Swim Club, Washington County Swim Team, Fairbury Wave Breakers, York Dolphins, Wilber... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, We have been 31 years in our home on the 600 block of East 15th Street, bought with a wonderful country view. Now we have a tower to look at less than 100 feet from our home. What a sad, sad day. Bo & Susan Hubert

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, It's a shame that, in today's world, greed has replaced neighborly values.  Today, our neighborhood is a recipient of a 170-foot cell tower.  When your neighbors' safety and property is compromised for personal gain, it's a sad day.  We will all miss... [More]

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