For the record 2-5-14

Police Department Report

Damage to property – Patty J. Jackson, Concordia, reported at 10 a.m., Feb. 4, damage to property owned by Brenda Losh. Damage occurred sometime after Jan. 29 in the 300 block of East Sixth Street.
At 11:40 p.m., Feb. 4, officers found a damaged light pole in the 1500 block of Lincoln Street. The pole had been struck by an unknown vehicle.
Accident – At 10:55 p.m., Feb. 4, officers investigated a one-vehicle accident in the 1500 block of Lincoln Street. A vehicle driven by Peggy Otero, Twentynine Palms, Calif., struck and damaged property at that location owned by OCCK.

 

EMS Report
On Feb. 4 at 10:03 a.m., Medic 1 went to Cloud County Health Center for a long distance transfer of a 27-year-old male to the VA Hospital in Topeka. Due to inclement weather, Medic 1 was diverted to Salina Regional Health Center.
On Feb. 5 at 6:52 a.m., Medic 5 went to Mount Joseph Senior Village for an 87-year-old female who was transported to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Get in the Cloud grants awarded

Four business in Cloud County have been approved to receive Get in the Cloud grant funds. The Cloud County board of commissioners approved Get in the Cloud County grant applications for Moody Hue Studio, Concordia; Old Mill Custom Cabinets, Glasco; Designs 4 U, Concordia; and... [More]

Increasing number of commissioners to appear on ballot

Voters in Cloud County will decide in November if the county board of commissioners will be increased from three members to five members. A petition to increase the number of county commissioners, circulated by Gary Fraser, Concordia, was presented to the County Clerk's Office... [More]

Ribbon cutting ceremony for recently merged banks

A ribbon cutting in Concordia yesterday marked the merger of Peoples Exchange Bank with  American State Bank & Trust Company of Great Bend. The two banks are owned by American State Bancshares of Wichita. The merger was effective July 11. James Koch, who currently is... [More]

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SPORTS

American Legion drops Osborne to win state title

OSBORNE — Putting up six runs in the top of the fourth inning, the Concordia American Legion knocked off host Osborne 9-3 in the championship game of the Kansas Pee Wee Baseball State Tournament Friday night. The American Legion was clinging to a slim 2-1 lead heading into... [More]

American Legion advances to state title game

OSBORNE — Winning a matchup of two Concordia teams, the American Legion advanced to the championship game of the Kansas State Pee Wee Baseball Tournament. The American Legion shut out 16th Street Car Wash 5-0 in the tournament semifinals on Thursday night. Advancing to... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Remembering the smoke-filled rooms . . .  “The Atlantic” recently ran a lengthy commentary by Jonathan Rauch. It was “How American Politics Went Insane.”  He got into history with the party bosses, smoke filled rooms, deals made and carried... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-22-16

Dear Editor,  Voting!!  As I was lying awake last night, thinking about the day and what Ted Cruz said at the Republican Convention. I realized I had to agree with him. Yes, I agree his timing and choice of place to present his feelings was probably not the best, but... [More]

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