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

Board hears report on agreement

Eric Ivey and Kim Goodnight, ITC, presented Cloud County board of commissioners with a maintenance agreement for the use of county roads at the board's meeting Monday.  They reported ITC will begin moving Sept. 1 and should complete the project the end of 2016, although... [More]

Public’s help sought in search for missing man

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 The Cloud County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a Belleville man who has been missing since Friday evening. Cloud County Sheriff Brian Marks said Robert Munson, Jr., was last seen in Belleville on Friday evening. Munson is 6’0”,... [More]

Spencers makes first appearance

A Cloud County man, Trevin LeePaul Spencer, who is accused of murdering an Asherville man made his first appearance in Mitchell County district court Friday afternoon. Spencer appeared before District Court Judge Debra Wright, and was officially charged with the murder of Darrell... [More]

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SPORTS

CNB is runner-up in State K-18 tournament

LUCAS – In what turned out to be a pitchers' duel, Beloit Blues downed Citizens National Bank 2-0 in the K-18 State Championship game here last night. Beloit scored the only two runs of the game in the third inning.  Billy Bechard pitched all seven innings for Citizens,... [More]

CNB edges Hoisington, advances to state title game

LUCAS — Citizens National Bank advanced to the championship game of the 64th Annual K-18 Baseball State Tournament by slipping past Hoisington 10-8 in the semifinals on Sunday night. The fourth seed out of the East Regional, Citizens National Bank downed Phillipsburg 13-1... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

 We will survive . . .  Not long ago, an article appeared in the Christian Science Monitor discussing American families who have provided plural presidents in America's history.  Google was not a bit helpful, and age has not done one good thing for my memory.... [More]

In the Mean Time

(Reprinted from December 2000)  A surgeon, an engineer and a politician were debating which of their professions was the oldest.  “Eve was made from Adam's rib,” said the surgeon, “and that, of course, is a surgical procedure.”  “Yes,”... [More]

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