For the record 3-10-14

Police Dept. Report
Theft—Officers cited and released Katrina Moore, 28, Concordia, at approximately 7 p.m., March 7, in the 1000 block of Lincoln Street. Moore was charged with Theft.
Jon Snyder, Concordia, reported a Theft at 2:50 p.m. that occurred sometime between Feb. 27 and 28 in the 100 block of West 13th Street.
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 8:25 p.m., March 7, in the 1300 block of Olive Street. A vehicle driven by Susan Hoard, Concordia, struck a legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Jill Taylor, Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 6:40 p.m., March 9, in the 1900 block of Lincoln Street involving vehicles driven by Terri Headrick and Robyn Burwell, both of Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Arrests—Officers doing a traffic stop at 3 a.m., March 8, in the 200 block of East 1st St., arrested Jessica Lynn Evans, 39, Concordia, charging her with Driving While Suspended.
Officers conducting a traffic stop at 1:45 a.m., March 9, in the 1400 block of Lincoln St., arrested Blake A. Quillen, 19, Clyde, charging him with Minor in Possession and Driving Under the Influence. Officers also arrested Christopher D. Sparks, 19, Clyde, charging him with Minor in Possession and Transporting an Open Container. Quillen was transported to Cloud County Corrections. Sparks was cited and released.

NEWS

Courthouse 3-27-15

District Court Small Claims Settled: M&D Properties received a judgment of $950 plus 12 percent per annum interest from Josephine E. Cox, Topeka. Tower Estates received a judgment of $3,702.50 from Shelbi Havel, Concordia. Mike's TV & Appliance received a judgment of... [More]

For the record 3-26-15

Sheriff's Dept. Report Arrests—Deputies arrested Brandin Tate, Miltonvale, March 19, on a Saline County Warrant for Probation Violation. Tate was booked into Cloud County Corrections. Deputies arrested Rebecca Wheeler, Concordia, March 19, on a Bond Revocation. Wheeler... [More]

School board candidates agree funding main issue

 Mark Nordell and Pat Prindaville agree that funding, or the lack thereof, will be a significant challenge for Unified School District 333 in the upcoming years.  Nordell and Prindaville, candidates for position two on the USD 333 board of education in the April 7 election,... [More]

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SPORTS

Three Panthers earn all-state honors

 Three members of the Concordia High School girls' basketball team that placed fourth in the Class 4A-Division II state tournament have received all-state recognition.  Tristen Leiszler and Jordan Eshbaugh were named Class 4A-Division II first-team all-state by Sports... [More]

Holmes named player of the year

 Concordia High School junior Cooper Holmes has been named the Class 4A-Division II Player of the Year by Sports in Kansas.  Holmes, 6-4, led the state, all classes, in scoring by averaging 30.2 points per game. He also averaged 9.5 rebounds and 2.1 steals per contest.... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

A treasure nearly lost . . . Friday, My children keep reminding me I need to sort, really begin to sort. They aren't talking about money or jewelry or anything which would interest thieves.   That would be slim pickings for a thief.  It's stacks of obituaries... [More]

Letter to the Editor 3-27-15

Dear Editor,  It is our opinion that everyone in Concordia will suffer a financial loss and some (near the tower) will experience negative health effects if Horvath, Inc. is allowed to construct a 170 foot cell phone tower at 15th & Hill Street.  There are many... [More]

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