For the record 11-22-13

Police Dept. report
Arrests – On Nov. 21 at 4 a.m., officers initiated a traffic stop in the 1800 block of Republican and upon investigation, arrested Alexander Kunz, 21, for transporting an open container. He was cited and released.
Officers arrested Brent Vanmeter, 44, at 10:30 a.m., Nov. 20, in the 400 block of East 1st on a Saline County warrant for failure to appear. He was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Theft – Jayna Smith, Soldier, reported at 8 p.m., Nov. 19, theft of items from the 2200 block of Campus Drive. Investigation continues.

NEWS

City receives favorable audit report

 During a routine meeting Wednesday evening, the Concordia City Commission heard a favorable report on the 2014 audit. Neil Phillips of Jarred, Gilmore & Phillips, PA, presented the audit and said the city is in compliance with all Kansas cash basis laws. There were... [More]

County: Jail general contractor in breach of contract

 Cloud County board of commissioners Monday voted unanimously to declare Zahner-Hansen guilty of substantial breach of the contract for construction of the new Cloud County Jail Facility.  Reasons stated for the action were: failing to provide a water-tight building,... [More]

For the record 5-18-15

Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers arrested Jace Moore, 20, Concordia, at approximately 2:55 a.m., May 18, at 11th and Archer for Driving While Suspended. Moore was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center. Officers arrested Jason Barnes, 22, Concordia,... [More]

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SPORTS

Tigers top Panthers in 4A regional

CHAPMAN — Top-seeded Clay Center knocked off Concordia 11-1 in the opening round of the Class 4A-Division II regional softball tournament on Tuesday.  Clay Center advances to the championship game, and will play the winner of the game between Chapman and Smoky Valley.... [More]

Concordia’s Acree qualifies for state

ABILENE — Concordia High School sophomore Brennen Acree earned his second straight trip to state by placing fifth in the Class 4A regional golf tournament Monday at the Great Life of Abilene Golf Course on Monday.  Acree shot a 41 on the front nine of the regional... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 5-15-15

Dear Editor,  I have five sons who attended USD 333 and currently have 10 grandchildren in this system. So, if you ask me if I care about this school system I will tell you, “ABSOLUTELY.”  If you ask if I am concerned about the district, I will answer, “DEFINITELY.” ... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Friday, May 15,  Gino . . .     I heard you were ill and came to the hospital, your room filled with family, young and older, not wanting you to be alone, holding grief at bay. They had followed the doctors' directions, each taking a turn holding your hand... [More]

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