For the record 3-7-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers were called to the 700 block of West 5th at 1:40 a.m., March 7, and upon arrival arrested Lawrence Croxford, 30, Concordia, who was transported to Cloud County Corrections. He was charged with Interference with a Law Enforcement Officer, Battery, Criminal Trespass, Misdemeanor Criminal Damage to Property, Disorderly Conduct and Felony Criminal Damage to Property.
Theft—On March 6 at 5:30 p.m. Casey's General Store reported a Theft that had occurred in the 1300 block of Lincoln. Investigation continues.

 

Sheriff's Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Richard Knapp, Jamestown, March 1 charging him with Driving While Suspended and on a Warrant for for Failure to Appear. Knapp was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Natasha Martinez, Clay Center, March 5 on a Cloud County Warrant for Hosting a Party, Contributing to a Child's Misconduct and Criminal Damage to Property.
On March 5, deputies arrested Jerod Francis, Clyde, charging him with DUI. Francis was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Gavin Scheibe, Beattie, March 6, charging him with DUI and Minor in Consumption. Scheibe was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report

At 7:35 a.m., Thursday, Medic-5, Rescue-1 Truck-1, Medic-1 responded to the intersection of 9th and Willow for a two vehicle accident and transported a 46-year-old female patient to Republic County Hospital.
At 9:12 a.m., Thursday, Medic-5 responded to Republic County Hospital for a long distance transfer of a 46-year-old female patient to Salina Regional Health Care Center.
At 2 p.m., Thursday, Medic-2 responded to Cloud County Health Center and transported a 21-year-old female patient to Salina Regional Health Care.

At 2:05 a.m., Friday, Medic-5 responded to the 100 block of West 9th for a 30-year-old male patient. No transport was made.

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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