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

Duclos awards $54,600 in grants

The Advisory board of the Leva and Frank Duclos Foundation awarded $54,600 in grants during its semi-annual meeting Tuesday at Citizens National Bank in Concordia. Grants awarded by the Foundation include: Republic County Resource Council, Belleville – C.A.R.E. (Community... [More]

For the record 12-1-16

Police Dept. Report Accident–On Nov. 30, at 5:10 p.m., officers investigated an accident which had occurred in the 400 block of East 6th involving a vehicle owned by Brittany Mills, Scandia and a vehicle driven by William Pauley IV of Lincoln, Neb. Investigation continues.... [More]

CCCC trustees approve tuition hike

The Cloud County Community College board of trustees last night raised tuition rates by two dollars a credit hour for the 2017-2018 school year, while maintaining campus housing costs at the same levels as this year. Tuition for Cloud County residents will increase from $69 to... [More]

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SPORTS

Thunderbirds knock off Panthers in OT, 85-80

CHANUTE — Continuing to display resiliency on the road, the Cloud County Thunderbirds turned back the Neosho County Panthers 85-80 in overtime Wednesday night. Cloud County shook off an early flurry by Neosho County, erased a four point deficit in the final 45 seconds of... [More]

CCCC pummels Panthers, 85-52

CHANUTE — It took the Cloud County Thunderbirds just over three minutes to turn a contest that was too close to call into a landslide victory. Leading by just 10 points in the second half, the T-Birds went on a 13-2 run over a span of 3:11 to pull away to an 85-52 Jayhawk... [More]

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OPINIONS

A closer walk

 “Time marches on.” We have all heard this expression, and we understand its meaning. Time stands still for no one. It keeps moving forward, always forward. Our yesterdays are captured in our memories and our photographs. But time marches on.  “In... [More]

Letter to the Editor 12-2-16

Dear Editor, CONCORDIA SENIOR CENTER CONTINUES TO STRUGGLE FINANCIALLY  Our Senior Center performs multiple services to our community. Not just to senior citizens, but to the general public too. For years, the Concordia Center has funded the Public Transportation Service... [More]

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