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

Trustees approve funds for bleachers

 The renovation of Arley Bryant Gymnasium is moving forward after the Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved a $218,000 bid Tuesday night to replace the bleachers.  The replacement of the bleachers is part of a $450,000 gym renovation project. In... [More]

For the record 1-28-15

Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers arrested Joseph Lopez, 32, Concordia, at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 27, in the 500 block of East 16th on a Cloud County Warrant for Domestic Battery. He was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.

Courthouse 1-28-15

District Court CRIMINAL Shelby Lynne Nelson appeared Jan. 26 and was found Guilty and convicted of Disorderly Conduct. She was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay the costs of this action, $158, and a fine of $100 by Feb. 25. Her sentence was suspended... [More]

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SPORTS

Metro signs with Kansas Wesleyan

 Concordia High School senior Jera Metro has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Kansas Wesleyan University.  A 5-6 hitter, Metro had 208 kills to rank second on the Concordia team.  Metro had 253 digs and a 90.4 serving percentage. Concordia finished... [More]

Thomas delivers as T-Birds clip Cougars, 95-94

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 The ball was where the Cloud County Thunderbirds wanted it — in the hands of point guard Devon Thomas — and as he had all night, Thomas delivered.  With the T-Birds trailing 25th-ranked Barton Community College 94-93, Thomas took an inbounds pass with 4.6... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

 There are no actual winners . . .  It was a long time ago. I was a transfer student, fresh from the hills, going into an auditorium because I wanted to hear a debate between two students, one a Jew and the other, as I recall, a Palestinian. Each obviously was passionate... [More]

Letter to the Editor 1-30-15

  Dear Editor,  On January 22nd, sixty-five adventurous people arrived at the Brown Grand Theatre to hear the first concert in a new classical music series offered by theater director Emily Krampe and her board. This was no high-brow event, but rather, a refreshing,... [More]

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