For the record 12-19-13

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers initiated a traffic stop in the 500 block of Lincoln at 2:20 a.m., Dec. 19, and upon investigation arrested Dajhon Faulkner, 23, Kansas City, Mo., for Driving While Suspended. She was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Theft—Tyler Braun, Concordia, reported at 10:35 p.m., Dec. 18, a Theft of Items from the 700 block of Cloud Street. Investigation continues.
Accident—Officers investigated an Accident at 8:10 p.m., Dec. 18, in the parking lot of the 1500 block of Lincoln involving a vehicle driven by Loretta Ashland, Concordia, and property owned by Town and Country.
Damage to property—Officers investigated Criminal Damage to Property belonging to Richard Collins Jr., Concordia, at 10:05 a.m., Dec. 18, in the 400 block of West 13th. Investigation continues.

NEWS

Voters to head to polls for Tuesday’s primary

 Cloud County voters will have the opportunity to help elect candidates for U.S. senator, 1st District representative, a governor and numerous other state offices when they go to the polls for the primary election next Tuesday, Aug. 5.  Republicans in Cloud County's... [More]

Courthouse 7-31-14

District Court CIVIL Settled: City of Miltonvale and William R. Jones and Cynthia A. Jones received quiet title to real estate from John A. Rickard, Hepribah, Ga. Filed: Jerod L. Francis petitions the Court to enter an order requesting reinstatement of his driving privileges... [More]

CCCC board approves publishing budget

 The Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved publishing the 2014-2015 budget Tuesday night, leaving the mill levy unchanged.  Amy Lange, vice president for administrative services, recommended the board maintain the operational mill levy at 25.694... [More]

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SPORTS

Blues advance to semifinals of state tournament

WATHENA – The Concordia Blues advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA State American Legion baseball tournament with a 9-6 win over Larned here last night. The Blues are one of just two unbeaten teams remaining in the double elimination tournament. Fort Scott, also unbeaten... [More]

CNB clips Norton 2-1 in K-18 state title game

LUCAS — Scratching out just enough runs to back a solid pitching performance by Cole Larsen, Concordia Citizens National Bank clipped Norton 2-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball State Tournament Tuesday night. Larsen gave up just one run on four hits, struck... [More]

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OPINIONS

In the mean time

 “The roots of the American experiment in democracy reach back thousands of years, fed by our failures as well as our successes, our crimes as well as our ideals. When at last we learn humility, our republic will bloom.” These words are from Jacob Needleman,... [More]

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 Last week's rerun of GOD'S WINGS started a series of meditations for me. One of the most difficult was my seeking to answer the question, Would I be willing to lay down my life for another? When the chips were down, would I, like the mother bird, remain steadfast or would... [More]

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