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

County board sets time for plan extension hearing

Following a discussion with Ashley McMillan Hutchinson, CloudCorp executive director, about the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Cloud County commissioners Monday set 3:15 p.m., Nov. 10, as the time for a  public hearing for consideration for the plan extension. McMillan... [More]

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

 "We are here today because more than 2.5 billion people live in poverty." This was emcee Toby Nosker's opening sentence when he addressed the crowd at Thursday evening's Hunger Banquet at the Valley Rental Center in Concordia.  Approximately 70 people attended the... [More]

Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

 Moving forward on the Broadway Plaza project, the Concordia city commission approved a design proposal with BBN Architects, Inc. during its meeting Wednesday night.  BBN Architects will provide the city with a final design and construction administration of the proposed... [More]

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SPORTS

Thunderbirds drop Grizzlies

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 The Cloud County Thunderbirds notched a fifth straight Jayhawk Conference Western Division volleyball win by dropping Butler Community College 3-1 Monday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Cloud County has rattled off five wins in a row since a loss to Seward County, and is now... [More]

Champlin places 60th at state

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Playing in the Class 4A state golf tournament for the fourth consecutive year, Concordia's Janae Champlin finished in 60th place Monday at Dub's Dread Golf Club. Champlin posted a score of 114 in the tournament. Brittany Jensen, DeSoto, and Anna Pool,... [More]

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

  Our Marion Ellet was given star treatment in Kansas City last night. She is the subject of Tom Nelson's new documentary, "The Story of Marion Ellet," which was part of the Kansas City International Film Festival. It was attended by a hand- ful of former Concordians,... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Life's little instructions . . .  Sometimes the right ideas for another column fail to appear, except with reasons why they shouldn't be attempted. That's when fingers go wandering over the keys and the mind follows. A photograph in one book reveals a smiling fellow, casually... [More]

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