For the record 3-4-14

Police Dept. Report
Accidents—Officers investigated a one vehicle accident at 10:40 a.m., Monday, in the 1500 block of Lincoln Street. A vehicle driven by Carolyn L. Skocny, Cuba, Kan., struck a sign at that location.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 8:55 p.m., Monday, in the 300 block of East 10th Street. A vehicle driven by Kristina Marie Walker, Concordia, struck a legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Kevin Lee Cain, Lucas. No injuries were reported.
Arrest—Officers arrested Jeremiah Daniel Brooks, 21, and Lorenzo Dillard, 19, both of Concordia, at 1:10 a.m., Tuesday, in the 2200 block of Campus Drive. Brooks and Dillard were both transported to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Possession of Marijuana.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 12:09 a.m., Monday, Medic-1 went to Republic County Hospital for long distance transfer of a 50-year-old female to Lincoln, Neb.
At 4:48 a.m., Monday, Medic-5 went to 1300 Quaint Road for an 83-year-old male. No transport was made.
At 4:56 a.m., Monday, Medic-1 went to the 400 block of East 15th and transported a 61-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Five contestants vying for title of Miss NCK CASA 2014

 Five contestants will be vying for the title of Miss NCK CASA 2014 when they participate in the Eleventh Annual Men in Tights Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Concordia High School Auditorium.  Competing in the categories of Interview, Talent, Fitness and Daisy Duke Summer... [More]

Mobile Pantry to distribute food

A Mobile Pantry will be distributing food from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the parking lot at the corner of 7th and Washington (north of City Hall and east of the Post Office). Anyone in need of food assistance is eligible. Guests must sign in with their name, address... [More]

Courthouse 8-22-14

District Court CIVIL Filed: Central National Bank seeks a judgment of $48,003.09 plus interest and costs from Ralph Boone, et al, Concordia. Settled: Commerce Bank received a judgment of $6,932.53 plus interest and costs from Connie Fahey, Clyde. LIMTED CIVIL Settled: Calvary... [More]

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SPORTS

Local gymnasts compete

DES MOINES, Iowa — Gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2014 Junior Olympics.  Katie Thompson, Concordia, captured first place in the all-around in the Level 7, 18-year-old division. She was first on the bars, first in the floor exercise,... [More]

Blues advance to semifinals of state tournament

WATHENA – The Concordia Blues advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA State American Legion baseball tournament with a 9-6 win over Larned here last night. The Blues are one of just two unbeaten teams remaining in the double elimination tournament. Fort Scott, also unbeaten... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Changing with the times . . .  Recently, a filler piece in a newspaper told how the clothing people wear to church has changed with the times and customs, and not for the better according to the writer.... I remember there was a certain ritual from the time we gathered... [More]

Letter to the Editor 8-22-14

Dear Editor,  When you add numbers to your side of life . . . One becomes visually aware of the “other side.” Reflections and blessings set in . . . of all the friends who walked alongside of you and disappeared from the planet.  Larry Forsythe was right... [More]

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