For the record 2-13-13

Police Dept. Report
Theft—Officers investigated the Theft of Property owned by the Cloud County Sheriff's Department Feb. 11. Theft was reported at 12:05 p.m. by Undersheriff Jon Strowig and had occurred in the 400 block of Valley Street. Investigation continues.
Arrests—While on a routine traffic stop at 11:40 a.m., Feb. 12, officers arrested Clifford M. Miller, 28, Purdy, Mo., in the 1300 block of Lincoln Street charging him with Driving While Suspended. Miller was found to have a Bench Warrant from Butler County for Failure to Appear. He was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers arrested a 17-year-old juvenile at 2:50 p.m. in the 400 block of West 10th Street. Juvenile was charged with Minor in Possession of Tobacco and Possession of an Unlawful Weapon. Juvenile was released to his parents.
Officers arrested Adam S. McConnell, 20, Concordia, at 5:30 p.m., Feb. 12, in the 100 block of West 9th Street. McConnell was transported to Cloud County Corrections on a Bench Warrant for Failure to Comply.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 1:08 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 100 block of West 9th and transported a 60-year-old male patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 1:48 p.m., Tuesday, Engine-1, Engine-2, Truck-1 and Medic-5 responded to the 300 block of East 9th for a natural gas leak.
At 1:30 a.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 responded to the 1600 block of Hill Street and transported an 88-year-old female patient to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

City set to revise animal codes

By Jessica LeDuc Blade staff writer  The city of Concordia's restrictions on specific breeds of dogs – as well as other types of animals – will soon go by the wayside. The ordinance to completely revise the city's animal codes was tabled at Wednesday night's... [More]

Courthouse 4-17-14

District Court CIVIL Settled:  In the case of Jessica Sherwood vs. A. Retta Waite, Concordia, judgment was entered in favor of the Defendant. Waite received judgment of $2,773.84 for rental property she owned. Costs of $109.80 were assessed to Sherwood. Judgment shall bear... [More]

Sign-up has begun for disaster assistance

 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.  "We implemented these programs in... [More]

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SPORTS

Rall pitches T-Birds past Pratt

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 The Cloud County Community College baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference Western Division doubleheader with Pratt Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Cloud County won the first game, 4-1. Pratt outslugged the Thunderbirds 13-12 in the second game. Jesse Rall limited... [More]

Concordia girls finish fourth

ELLSWORTH — Megan James, Molly Adams and Maggie Lambert  recorded first-place finishes to help the Concordia Panthers to a fourth-place finish in the Ellsworth Invitational track and field meet Tuesday. James won the pole vault by clearing 9-0. She also placed sixth... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 4-11-14

Dear Editor, Subject: Blowing out the candle  Abortion blows out the candle of the future. Everyone with a mind and a conscience knows this.     President Lincoln's words on the slavery issue apply. “I couldn't deny to someone else what I myself desire,... [More]

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