For the record 3-1-13

Police Dept. Report
Hit and run—A legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Jeremy Casey, Concordia, was struck sometime during the early morning hours of Thursday, Feb. 28, while parked in the 200 block of West 11th. Damages total more than $1,000.
Cited—Daniel Wheatley, 51, Concordia, was charged Feb. 28 with bypassing an ignition interlock device. Charges stem from an incident that occurred at
Budreau Muffler Feb. 22. He was cited and released.

Police Dept.  Report
Lost and Found–Computer with Bag, found in the 100 block West 12th Street; Key with Tag found in the 300 block West 6th Street; Key with Light found in the 200 Block of Court Street; Pocket Knife found in the 700 block Washington; Jacket, Media Player w/Earphones found in the 200 block West 5th Street; Handicap Placard found in the 300 block West 6th Street; Cellphone found in the 300 block West 5th Street.
Items found with location unknown are: boy’s bicycle; video camera; key with key ring; cell phone; hubcap.

NEWS

Courthouse 10-31-14

CIVIL Filed: BOKE, NA National Banking Association seeks a judgment of $34,126.86 plus interest from Billie Jean Rowland et al, Clyde. LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Discover Bank received a judgment of $1,373 and costs from Travis Schmidt, Concordia Central National Bank received... [More]

For the record 10-30-14

Police Dept. Report Theft—Alfredo Perez Jr., Concordia, reported a Theft at 10:25 p.m., Oct. 29, which had occurred in the 800 block of Russ Street. Investigation continues. Short Stop reported a Theft at 9:10 a.m. which had occurred in the 1000 block of Lincoln. Under... [More]

CCCC looks to curb loan defaults

In an effort to curb the number of student loan defaults, the Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved entering into a $29,140 contract for default management services Tuesday night. Amy Lange, vice president for administrative services, told the board the college... [More]

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SPORTS

CCCC falls to Saints

LIBERAL — The Cloud County Community College volleyball team suffered a 3-1 defeat to Seward County in the regular season finale. Cloud County, 18-8 overall, finished 10-6 and in a three-way tie for third place in the Jayhawk Conference Western with Pratt and Seward County.... [More]

T-Birds pull out win

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 Converting on all five penalty kicks, and getting one save by goalkeeper Jesus Calderon, the Cloud County Thunderbirds escaped with a 5-4 victory over Pratt Community College in the opening round of the Region 6 Men's Soccer Playoffs Thursday afternoon at the Thunderbird... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Ebola . . . still waiting for a cure  A major part of the world is aware and concerned about Ebola and its possible spread. Africa, the potentially rich but historically mistreated continent, seems most vulnerable.  For what they are worth, points listed with Google... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “An unjust king asked a holy man, What is more excellent than prayer?'   The holy man said, 'For you to remain asleep till midday, that for this one interval you may not afflict mankind.' ”  It may seem strange but I'm beginning to believe that... [More]

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