For the record 11-29-13

Concordia Police Department report

Arrest - On Thurs., Nov. 28, at 3:30 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of East 8th Street. Upon investigation, officers arrested Spencer Reynolds, 23, Fort Worth, Texas, charging him with expired tag, no proof of insurance, driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported to Cloud County Corrections. Also arrested at the scene were Marcus Reynolds, 22, Overland Park, and Joshua Yankoviz, 20, Kansas City, Kan. Both were charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Accidents - Officers investigated an accident at 5th and Washington streets at 3:30 p.m., Wed., Nov. 27. Vehicles driven by Carl Jochems Jr. and Larry Stringer, both of Concordia, collided at that location.
Officers investigated an accident in the 100 block of East College Drive at 2:50 p.m., Wed., Nov. 27, involving vehicles driven by Nikke Krager, Concordia, and Jennifer Herrick, Topeka.
Officers investigated an accident in the 2100 block of Lincoln at 10:50 a.m., Wed., Nov. 27. A vehicle driven by Macey Strang, Concordia, hit a vehicle owned by Shannon Boff, Concordia, at that location.
Theft - On Thurs., Nov. 28 at 11:25 a.m., Leah Evers, Concordia, reported theft of items from the 400 block of West 13th. Investigation is ongoing.

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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