For the record 3-18-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers arrested Louisa J. Darden, 33, Wichita, at approximately 11 a.m., March 17, in the 500 block of Washington Street. Darden was transported to Cloud County Corrections on a Riley County Warrant for Probation Violation.
Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 2:10 p.m., March 17, in the 1100 block of Highland Drive involving vehicles driven by Dixon Dutton and Christina Read, both of Concordia.
Damage to property—Kenneth R. Davis, Concordia reported Damage to Property at 7:25 p.m., March 17, in the 1200 block of Broadway. Investigation continues.

 

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 7:39  a.m., Monday, Engine-1, Engine-2 and Truck-1 responded to the 200 block of East 11th for a structure fire. Damage was sustained.
At 9:34 a.m., Monday, Medic-5, Truck-2 responded to the 100 block East 7th for a 92-year-old male patient. Transported to Cloud County Health Center.
At 12:07 p.m., Monday, Engine-1, Rescue-1 and Truck-1 responded to the 500 block of East 2nd for grass fire in the backyard. No damage to property.
At 12:54 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 responded to the 800 block of Matthew and transported a 53-year-old female patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 1:27 p.m., Monday, Medic-1 responded to the 100 block of West 10th and transported a 63-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
At 2:41 p.m., Monday, Medic-1 responded to Cloud County Health Center and transported an  83-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 1:12 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 600 block of 2nd Ave. and transported a 92-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
At 4:54 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the Holiday Inn and transported an 11-year-old female patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 5:52 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 200 block of East 2nd in Glasco and transported a 34-year-old male patient to Mitchell County Hospital.

NEWS

Possible construction of transloading facility discussed

 The Kansas Department of Transportation officials and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer made a stop in Concordia, Thursday morning, to hear input on possibly constructing a rail transloading facility in Cloud County.  Transloading is the process of moving goods from one mode of... [More]

Courthouse 11-21-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Candice Dawn Beach appeared Nov. 17 and was convicted of a violation of Criminal Damage to Property. She was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, restitution of $24.97 by Dec. 31. Her sentence... [More]

Commission approves water rate hike

 Starting next month, citizens will see an increase in water bills after rates were raised at Wednesday night’s Concordia City Commission meeting.  After several months of discussion, the Commission last night approved a six-percent increase in water and sewer... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds topple Broncos, 71-58

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 Once the Cloud County Thunderbirds had finally wrestled the lead away from the Hastings College junior varsity, they weren't about to surrender it. Cloud County trailed Hastings throughout most of the first half, and was down 34-31 at halftime. The T-Birds scored the first... [More]

Hake, Guevara receive football awards

 Concordia High School seniors Drake Hake and Stafen Guevara were presented awards during the Concordia Lions Club Football Banquet Tuesday night at the Catholic Parish Hall. Hake received the Most Outstanding Senior Offensive Player Award, presented in memory of Trevor... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Death knell for college life as we know it?     The books on my shelves which have bright, inviting covers are few. No one would find most of them inviting, and I admit they aren't dusted in weekly cleaning. They don't have  fresh, new titles.  They... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “WHO CARES!!”  What would be your reaction if you saw those words on the face of every clock you looked at?  Recently, I received an advertisement for such a time-piece. All the numerals are in a heap at the bottom and those words are emblazoned across... [More]

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