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

HARVEST IS HEATING UP

Doing their “thousand dollar repairs” on a combine, farmers Galen Deneault of D and G Farms and Mark Boley prepare for another long hot day of wheat harvest. “Farmers don't really like to give out yields because it can affect prices. You don't want to brag,... [More]

Courthouse 6-22-16

District Court CRIMINAL Harold George Mildrexler appeared in person and by his court-appointed attorney James M. Johnson, June 13, and was convicted of Battery. He was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, an alcohol/drug... [More]

Trade Wind plans Cloud County project

 Nick Coil, Trade Wind Energy Development Manager, discussed the Skyview Wind Project at the Monday morning meeting of Cloud County board of commissioners. Coil said typically, it takes approximately five years to develop a wind farm. The project in the Glasco area would... [More]

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SPORTS

Funk Pharmacy suffers 16-4 defeat

Rolling Hills, Belleville, defeated Funk Pharmacy 16-4 in Concordia Recreation Girls' Softball play Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex. Funk Pharmacy trailed 4-2 after one inning of play. Four runs in the top of the second inning gave Rolling Hills an 8-2 advantage.... [More]

CNB splits with Republic County

Taking advantage of 10 walks, Citizens National Bank racked up 11 runs in the bottom of the first inning on its way to a 14-4 victory over Republic County in the opening game of a K-18 Baseball doubleheader Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex. Republic County won the... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

 “The Walk” . . .  Not so long ago, every country music star probably had “Time Changes Everything” stashed somewhere in his repertoire. It came to mind recently when I attended the high school graduation of my granddaughter in Olathe.  When... [More]

Letter to the Editor 5-27-16

Dear Editor,  Last week, Gov. Sam Brownback announced his solution to the state’s budget problem, which includes significant cuts in KanCare, the state’s Medicaid program. There has been a flurry of inaccurate or incomplete information, and we need to set the... [More]

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