For the record 3-17-14

Police Dept. Report
Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 6 p.m., March 14, in the 200 block of east 6th Street involving vehicles driven by Mark W. Brown, Scandia, and Carol A. Noyes, Concordia.
Theft—Officers took a report of Theft at approximately 7 p.m., March 16, from the 1000 block of Lincoln St. Investigation continues.

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Samuel Smelser, Concordia, March 13, charging him with DUI. Smelser was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Michael Mills, Glasco, March 14, charging him with DUI. Mills was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
Calls for March 15
At 3:34 p.m., Saturday, Medic-5 responded to 7th and Lincoln and transported a 44-year-old male patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 3:38 p.m., Saturday, Medic-1 responded to the 1100 block of West 11th and transported an 88-year-old female patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 6:07 p.m., Saturday, Medic-5 responded to the 500 block of East 7th and transported a 66-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Board rescinds moratorium motion

The Cloud County board of commissioners voted to rescind its motion from the June 15 meeting, which had asked Cloud County Attorney Rob Walsh to impose a 180-day moratorium to study cell phone tower locations. The vote earlier this month had come following a meeting with concerned... [More]

Tree care becomes full-time occupation for McNutt

 When Paul McNutt, owner and manager of Paul's Tree Care, moved to Concordia from San Diego in 1999, tree care was just supposed to be a side-job.  By 2007, after a severe ice storm, McNutt had so much business, he decided to quit his job at Cunningham Telephone and... [More]

School board approves transfer of funds

During its end of the year closeout meeting, the Unified School District 333 board of education approved the transfer of $474,815.25 from the general fund. The transfer is pending a payment of $6,300 from the Kansas Department of Education for career and technical education.... [More]

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SPORTS

Cloud County Co-op downs Funk Pharmacy in title game

 Cloud County County knocked off Funk Pharmacy 10-1 in the championship game of the Concordia Recreation Girls' Softball Tournament Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.  Zoe Bechard pitched a one-hitter and Abby Fredrickson and Courtney Mansfield combined... [More]

Concordia swimmers place in home meet

CONCORDIA -- 9 swim teams met in Concordia on Saturday, June 27 for the Concordia Invitational.  They were the Concordia Hurricanes, Clay Center Tigersharks, Beatrice Barracudas, Seward Swim Club, Washington County Swim Team, Fairbury Wave Breakers, York Dolphins, Wilber... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, We have been 31 years in our home on the 600 block of East 15th Street, bought with a wonderful country view. Now we have a tower to look at less than 100 feet from our home. What a sad, sad day. Bo & Susan Hubert

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, It's a shame that, in today's world, greed has replaced neighborly values.  Today, our neighborhood is a recipient of a 170-foot cell tower.  When your neighbors' safety and property is compromised for personal gain, it's a sad day.  We will all miss... [More]

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