For the record 12-18

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers arrested Harold W. McNeely, 52, Concordia, at 8:15 p.m., Dec. 17, in the 1500 block of Lincoln Street charging him with Driving While Suspended and Refusal to Submit to DUI Tests. McNeely was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Amber Wogomon, Concordia, Dec. 17, charging her with Domestic Battery and Criminal Trespass. Wogomon was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Katherine West, Concordia, Dec. 17, on a Republic County Warrant for Failure to Appear. West was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Bradley Elson, Concordia, Dec. 17, on two Cloud County Warrants for Failure to Comply with Terms of Probation. Elson was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 11:28 a.m., Monday, Medic-5 went to the 400 block of East 5th and transported an 82-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.
At 4:21 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 went to the 100 block of East 7th and transported an 89-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.
At 8:24 p.m., Monday, Medic-1 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of a 49-year-old male to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 8:44 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 went to the 300 block of West 6th. No transport was made.

NEWS

Two more join race for open school board seats

 Two more people have joined the race for four open seats on the USD 333 board of education.  The Cloud County Clerk announced Thursday afternoon that Pat Prindaville and Mark Nordell both filed for the position two, sub-district two seat on the board.  They join... [More]

Concordia officer honored

 Sergeant Richard Vickers was awarded a medal for meritorious service at Wednesday night’s Concordia City Commission meeting. Police Chief Bruce Johnson said the medal is awarded “for a highly unusual accomplishment under adverse conditions with some degree of... [More]

City to supplement Chamber salary

 With Chamber of Commerce Director Sarah Rothfuss leaving in March, the Concordia City Commission approved Wednesday spending $15,000 a year to make the position full time. At the recommendation of City Manager Larry Uri, the Commission approved the $15,000 a year for the... [More]

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SPORTS

CHS suffers loss to Abilene

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 Picking up wins in just two matches, the Concordia High School wrestling team was beaten 66-9 by Abilene in a North Central Kansas League dual Thursday night in the Concordia Junior-Senior High School gymnasium. Zach Strait gave Concordia a 3-0 lead when he defeated Trevor... [More]

Cougars shoot down Panthers in SIT opener

SALINA — Feeling right at home, the Salina South Cougars used torrid outside shooting to get off to a quick start, and never let the Concordia Panthers back in the game. South, playing on its home floor, knocked down its first four attempts from three-point range in grabbing... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

 A current documentary on display at  the Gallery in Sams Hall of Fine Arts at Kansas Wesleyan University is entitled “Living with Less.”  It asks if the viewer  can discard one personal item a day for a year and it's all about consumerism and... [More]

In the Mean Time

  Always looking for inspiration, I recently picked up a copy of the “Family Almanac & Handy Hints” at the drugstore. Since bringing it home, I've found a goldmine for the mind.  The first thing that caught my eye was the picture on the cover. It brought... [More]

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