For the record 2-20-14
Police Dept. Report
Scam warning—Concordia residents are reporting scam claiming to be from Dish Network offering discount rates. These calls are generated by a group that is not affiliated with Dish Network. They are attempting to steal credit card numbers. If you receive a call from someone claiming to be with Dish Network offering you a new rate, please hang up and call the company back directly to verify that the offer is real.
Also reported in the area is an ongoing scam involving local residents getting calls claiming to be from their grandchildren who are incarcerated in another country and need bail money. These scam artists are very intelligent and are able to extract information from the victims and use it against them to make a very believable story. They are very convincing. Please be aware that this scam has been prevalent in the area and we have received multiple reports of this occurring.
Concordia High School will celebrate Homecoming Week Oct. 5-9, carrying out themes each day. Highlights will include a pep rally/bonfire on Thursday, an assembly, parade and a coronation ceremony prior to the football game with Wamego on Friday followed by a dance in the CHS... [More]
“It's landing! It's landing!” The excited shouts of Concordia Elementary's fourth-grade students could be heard across the grassy field of the Blosser Municipal Airport on Thursday, as aircraft after aircraft, 20 in total, landed on the runway. The... [More]
Cloud Welcomes Track Star Back From African Games Impressive is one of the many adjectives that you could use to describe Solomon Afful, Cloud County Community College's international track star. Originally from Ghana, Afful came to Cloud in January of last year. Afful... [More]
BELOIT — Concordia High School sophomore Kyler Caspers placed 15th in the Beloit Invitational cross country meet Thursday at Beloit Country Club. Caspers turned in a time of 18:09.06. Concordia had just two boys compete in the race, and did not score as a team.... [More]
CLAY CENTER — Posting a score of 228, the Concordia High School girls' golf team placed fourth in the Clay Center Invitational Thursday at Clay Center Country Club. Thomas More Prep-Marian won the tournament with a 180. Salina Central finished second with a 196 and... [More]
Beauty in the night sky . . . So, did you see the moon's eclipse? I hope so. Especially if your days and nights have been too busy lately to include seeing and realizing the beauty in our night skies. From the time the three cherubs were old enough to gaze... [More]
Remembering Margaret . . . Dear Margaret, Usually, there is a bit of poetry or prose or an idea, but there seems none to tell you the feeling of loss, having learned you've left us. You touched so many lives with music, friendship, teaching–just... [More]