For the record 11-17

Police Dept. Report
Theft—Danae Lynn Gennette, Concordia, reported at 3:50 p.m., Nov. 16, Theft of Items from her unlocked vehicle sometime after 9 p.m. on the 15th and before 9:30 a.m. on the 16th. Vehicle was parked in the 900 block of 3rd Ave. when theft occurred.
Damage to property—David Lee McDaniel, Concordia, reported at approximately 7 p.m., Nov. 16, that sometime between noon and 5 p.m. an unknown person had damaged his vehicle while it was parked in the 200 block of East 8th Street. Investigation continues.
Arrest—Investigation of a report received at approximately 7:45 p.m., Nov. 11, has led to the arrest of David Lee McDaniel, 24, Concordia. McDaniel was arrested at 7:05 p.m., Nov. 16, in the 200 block of East 8th Street and charged with Aggravated Criminal Sodomy, Aggravated Indecent Solicitation and Indecent Solicitation. McDaniel was transported to Cloud County Jail.
Officers arrested two male juveniles from Clay Center at approximately 2 a.m., Nov. 17, in the 1000 block of Lincoln Street. Arrests stem from a traffic stop and a positive hit on the vehicle from the Concordia K-9 unit. Juveniles were charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Marijuana.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 11:15 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-1 responded to the 300 block of East 5th Street and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 3:34 a.m., Wednesday, Medic-1 responded to the 500 block of West 18th Street. No transport was made.

NEWS

Ribbon cutting ceremony for recently merged banks

A ribbon cutting in Concordia yesterday marked the merger of Peoples Exchange Bank with  American State Bank & Trust Company of Great Bend. The two banks are owned by American State Bancshares of Wichita. The merger was effective July 11. James Koch, who currently is... [More]

Concordia Terminal LLC board approves expansion

Determining there is a need for additional grain storage space, the Concordia Terminal LLC board of directors approved an $11 million expansion project during a meeting on Thursday afternoon. Concordia Terminal LLC, owned by Cloud County Co-op Elevator Association Inc., Central... [More]

Dedicated children to perform in Missoula Theatre play

 Sixty dedicated children from the north central Kansas area and even beyond have been busy every day this week learning the ins and outs of acting from instructors from the Missoula Children's Theatre, Missoula, Mont.  Results of their commitment and hard work can... [More]

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SPORTS

American Legion advances to state title game

OSBORNE — Winning a matchup of two Concordia teams, the American Legion advanced to the championship game of the Kansas State Pee Wee Baseball Tournament. The American Legion shut out 16th Street Car Wash 5-0 in the tournament semifinals on Thursday night. Advancing to... [More]

Gymnasts compete at nationals

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Seven gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2016 AAU Gymnastics National Championships at ESPN Wide World of Sports. There were 72 gymnasts from 22 gyms presenting the Missouri Valley District among the 1,539 total gymnasts... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Remembering the smoke-filled rooms . . .  “The Atlantic” recently ran a lengthy commentary by Jonathan Rauch. It was “How American Politics Went Insane.”  He got into history with the party bosses, smoke filled rooms, deals made and carried... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-22-16

Dear Editor,  Voting!!  As I was lying awake last night, thinking about the day and what Ted Cruz said at the Republican Convention. I realized I had to agree with him. Yes, I agree his timing and choice of place to present his feelings was probably not the best, but... [More]

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