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

County board sets time for plan extension hearing

Following a discussion with Ashley McMillan Hutchinson, CloudCorp executive director, about the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Cloud County commissioners Monday set 3:15 p.m., Nov. 10, as the time for a  public hearing for consideration for the plan extension. McMillan... [More]

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

 "We are here today because more than 2.5 billion people live in poverty." This was emcee Toby Nosker's opening sentence when he addressed the crowd at Thursday evening's Hunger Banquet at the Valley Rental Center in Concordia.  Approximately 70 people attended the... [More]

Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

 Moving forward on the Broadway Plaza project, the Concordia city commission approved a design proposal with BBN Architects, Inc. during its meeting Wednesday night.  BBN Architects will provide the city with a final design and construction administration of the proposed... [More]

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SPORTS

Thunderbirds drop Grizzlies

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 The Cloud County Thunderbirds notched a fifth straight Jayhawk Conference Western Division volleyball win by dropping Butler Community College 3-1 Monday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Cloud County has rattled off five wins in a row since a loss to Seward County, and is now... [More]

Champlin places 60th at state

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Playing in the Class 4A state golf tournament for the fourth consecutive year, Concordia's Janae Champlin finished in 60th place Monday at Dub's Dread Golf Club. Champlin posted a score of 114 in the tournament. Brittany Jensen, DeSoto, and Anna Pool,... [More]

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

  Our Marion Ellet was given star treatment in Kansas City last night. She is the subject of Tom Nelson's new documentary, "The Story of Marion Ellet," which was part of the Kansas City International Film Festival. It was attended by a hand- ful of former Concordians,... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Life's little instructions . . .  Sometimes the right ideas for another column fail to appear, except with reasons why they shouldn't be attempted. That's when fingers go wandering over the keys and the mind follows. A photograph in one book reveals a smiling fellow, casually... [More]

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