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 4-17-15

District Court CIVIL Settled: Peoples Exchange Bank received a judgment of $41,016.78 plus interest and costs from Jose G. Mares et al, Concordia. Filed: Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC seeks a judgment of $28,705.09 plus interest and costs from Brandon J. Belvill et al, Concordia.... [More]

City moves forward on downtown project

 The downtown redevelopment project plans are full steam ahead after the Concordia City Commission approved the sale of $1.15 million of general obligation tax increment bonds Wednesday night.  The cornerstone of the downtown project will be the construction of the... [More]

For the record 4-15-15

Fire Dept./EMS Report  At 9:36 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer to Salina Regional Health Center of an 83-year-old male. At 10:17 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-2 went to the alley on Cedar Street between 7th and 8th Street and transported... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers rally in eighth to defeat Red Raiders

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 Ethan Bechard delivered a two-run single with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Concordia Panthers 6-5 victory over Wamego in the second game of a North Central Kansas League doubleheader Thursday at the Concordia Sports Complex.  The game was... [More]

CHS drops pair to Buffaloes

BELLEVILLE — Republic County squeezed out a pair of narrow wins over the Concordia Panthers in a softball doubleheader on Thursday.  The Buffaloes scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the first game 8-7, and held on to win the second game, 4-2.... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Experiences with Wild Turkeys . . .     Kansas may not be the best place to see a huge  variety of wildlife, but  wild turkeys are still a common sight and a delightful one.  I cannot imagine killing one, not only because I hate killing anything... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “We become the persons we have programmed ourselves to be.” (Each Day a New Beginning)  How's that for a scary concept, a challenging thought?  Another challenging thought:  Next month, May 10, 2015,  I will be marking  nineteen years... [More]

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