For the record 12-13-13

Police Dept. Report
 Theft–On Dec. 10, at 9:30 a.m., Keith Geisler, Concordia, reported a Theft of Items that had occurred in the 700 block of East 7th. Investigation continues.
 On Dec. 11, at 11:55 p.m., Nancy Duvall, Concordia, reported Theft of Items that occurred sometime within the last week in the 800 block of Matthew. Investigation continues.
 Arrest–On Dec. 11, at 6:15 p.m., Officers executed a Search Warrant in the 400 block of East 12th which resulted in the Arrest of Melissa Dawson, 35, of Concordia, and Donald Dawson, 41, of Concordia. Both were charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Hallucinogens and  Aggravated Child Endangerment. They were both transported to Cloud County Corrections.
 Accident–On December 11th at 12:15 p.m., Officers investigated an Accident in the 400 block of West 10th, involving vehicles driven by Randall Whitley and Michael Allen, both of Concordia.

NEWS

Courthouse 1-30-15

District Court CIVIL Dismissed: The case of the State of Kansas, Cloud County Attorney Robert Walsh vs. 2003 Mitsubishi, VIN 4A3AC44G23E203843 Petition to Kansas Standard Asset Seizure and Forfeiture Act has been dismissed without prejudice. Plaintiff is exempt from costs. Filed:... [More]

For the record 1-30-15

Police Dept. Report Theft—Ron Regnier, Concordia, reported at 9 a.m., Jan. 29, a Theft which had occurred in the 500 block of East 9th. Under investigation. Betty Powell, Concordia, reported at 1 p.m., Jan. 29, a Theft which had occurred in the 600 block of 2nd Avenue.... [More]

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]

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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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