For the record 2-28-14

Police Dept. Report
Accident—Officers investigated an accident Feb. 27 at 6th and Cloud Streets involving vehicles driven by Patricia Wright, Concordia, and Tyson Seirer, Glen Elder.
Arrest—Officers investigated an accident Feb. 26 in the 600 block of East 15th Street involving property owned by Leo Hubert, Concordia. Upon investigation, officers arrested Landon Deal, 23, Concordia, Feb. 27, charging him with Inattentive Driving, No Proof of Insurance, No License Plate and Failure to Report Property Damage. He was cited and released.

 

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 12:42 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5 responded to the 1300 block of Quaint Road for an 83-year-old male patient. No transport was made.
Calls for Feb. 28
At 4:42 a.m., Friday, Medic-5 responded to the 600 block of 2nd Ave. and transported a 55-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Lambertz files for commission seat

 Chuck Lambertz is the second candidate to file for one open seat on the Concordia City Commission. The Concordia City Clerk announced Lambertz’s filing late Friday afternoon. He joins Sam Sacco in the race to fill the seat that will be vacated by Charles Johnson.... [More]

Two more join race for open school board seats

 Two more people have joined the race for four open seats on the USD 333 board of education.  The Cloud County Clerk announced Thursday afternoon that Pat Prindaville and Mark Nordell both filed for the position two, sub-district two seat on the board.  They join... [More]

Concordia officer honored

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SPORTS

Crusaders hold on to defeat Panthers, 60-48

SALINA — A furious second half charge got the Concordia Panthers back into the game, but couldn’t get them over the hump.  Falling behind Buhler by 22 points, 42-20, early in the third quarter, the Panthers went on a 24-8 blitz to close to within six points,... [More]

Panthers fend off Redskins, 48-36

SALINA — Responding to a fourth quarter challenge, the Concordia Panthers went on a 12-3 run over the final four minutes to defeat Liberal 48-36 in the fifth-place game of the Salina Invitational Tournament Saturday afternoon at Mabee Arena. Concordia (8-4) took a 36-25... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

 A current documentary on display at  the Gallery in Sams Hall of Fine Arts at Kansas Wesleyan University is entitled “Living with Less.”  It asks if the viewer  can discard one personal item a day for a year and it's all about consumerism and... [More]

In the Mean Time

  Always looking for inspiration, I recently picked up a copy of the “Family Almanac & Handy Hints” at the drugstore. Since bringing it home, I've found a goldmine for the mind.  The first thing that caught my eye was the picture on the cover. It brought... [More]

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