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

Get in the Cloud grants awarded

Four business in Cloud County have been approved to receive Get in the Cloud grant funds. The Cloud County board of commissioners approved Get in the Cloud County grant applications for Moody Hue Studio, Concordia; Old Mill Custom Cabinets, Glasco; Designs 4 U, Concordia; and... [More]

Increasing number of commissioners to appear on ballot

Voters in Cloud County will decide in November if the county board of commissioners will be increased from three members to five members. A petition to increase the number of county commissioners, circulated by Gary Fraser, Concordia, was presented to the County Clerk's Office... [More]

Ribbon cutting ceremony for recently merged banks

A ribbon cutting in Concordia yesterday marked the merger of Peoples Exchange Bank with  American State Bank & Trust Company of Great Bend. The two banks are owned by American State Bancshares of Wichita. The merger was effective July 11. James Koch, who currently is... [More]

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SPORTS

American Legion drops Osborne to win state title

OSBORNE — Putting up six runs in the top of the fourth inning, the Concordia American Legion knocked off host Osborne 9-3 in the championship game of the Kansas Pee Wee Baseball State Tournament Friday night. The American Legion was clinging to a slim 2-1 lead heading into... [More]

American Legion advances to state title game

OSBORNE — Winning a matchup of two Concordia teams, the American Legion advanced to the championship game of the Kansas State Pee Wee Baseball Tournament. The American Legion shut out 16th Street Car Wash 5-0 in the tournament semifinals on Thursday night. Advancing to... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Remembering the smoke-filled rooms . . .  “The Atlantic” recently ran a lengthy commentary by Jonathan Rauch. It was “How American Politics Went Insane.”  He got into history with the party bosses, smoke filled rooms, deals made and carried... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-22-16

Dear Editor,  Voting!!  As I was lying awake last night, thinking about the day and what Ted Cruz said at the Republican Convention. I realized I had to agree with him. Yes, I agree his timing and choice of place to present his feelings was probably not the best, but... [More]

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