For the record 2-17-14

Police Dept. Report
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 3:10 p.m., Feb. 15, in the 100 block of East 10th Street. A vehicle driven by Cody L. Cherney, Cuba, struck a legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Stanley F. Kohn, Concordia.
Officers investigated an accident at 7:55 p.m., Feb. 15, in the 100 block of East College Drive. An unattended vehicle owned by Loran Whitesell, Concordia, came out of gear striking a parked vehicle owned by Christopher Kennedy, also of Concordia. The Whitesell vehicle also struck a railing at that location owned by Walmart.
Theft—Rachelle Blankenbeckley, Concordia, reported items taken from her vehicle while it was parked in the 1000 block of Kansas Street. Theft occurred after 8 p.m. on the 15th and before 6:30 a.m. on the 16th. Investigation continues.
Arrest—Officers arrested Mahala Nicole Walters-Shepherd, 21, Concordia, at 9:55 p.m., Feb. 16, in the 100 block of East College Drive charging her with Aggravated Burglary. Walters-Shepherd was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

NEWS

County sales tax revenues up in June

 Sales tax and compensating use tax received in Cloud County in June (May sales) of this year was up from the amount received in 2013. JoDee LeDuc, Cloud County treasurer, reported at Monday's county commission meeting that the amount received in June was $61,764.02, compared... [More]

For the record 7-22-14

Police Dept. Report  Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 11:10 a.m., July 18, in the 400 block of West 10th St. involving vehicles driven by James Kearns, Belleville, and Carl Jackson, Concordia.  Damage to property—Savannah A. Brockelman,... [More]

For the record 7-21-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 9:23 a.m., Friday, Medic-5, Truck-2 responded to a smoke alarm activation in the 200 block of West 9th. There was no fire. At 2:33 p.m., Friday, Medic-5,Truck-2 responded to the 400 block of East 9th for a medical call. There was no transport. At 12:37... [More]

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SPORTS

CNB avenges lone loss, wins East Regional

OSBORNE — Avenging its only loss of the season, Citizens National Bank thumped Washington County 9-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball East Regional on Saturday night. Washington County had beaten Citizens National Bank in the title game of the league tournament... [More]

Junior golfers record first place finishes

 Four junior golfers from Concordia recorded first-place finishes in the league competition.  Two tournaments were played in Concordia, and one in Clay Center. The low scores were counted.  Brennen Acree, Concordia, placed first in the high school boys' division... [More]

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OPINIONS

Year of Peace

National Night Out: Your chance to share stories, meet your neighbors By Patrick Sieben  It's that time of year once again. The lightning bugs are flitting about, the humidity is doing its thing to curl even the straightest hair and once again our community will be celebrating... [More]

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