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

Six appointed to arts commission

 Six people were appointed to the newly formed Concordia Arts Commission during Wednesday night's city commission meeting. City Manager Larry Uri said the idea for an arts commission came about because of a grant he is working on for a mural at the proposed Broadway Plaza... [More]

For the record 8-21-14

Police Dept. Report Accident—At 4 p.m., Aug. 20, officers investigated an accident in the 600 block of Washington involving vehicles driven by Savannah Brockelman and Leslie Freeman, both of Concordia.

For the record 8-20-14

Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers arrested Erin Crawford, 21, Concordia, at 5:10 p.m., Aug. 19, in the 100 block of West 6th Street on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Comply. Crawford was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center. Fire Dept./EMS Report... [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

Times not to be forgotten . . .  A recent headline declares “Music complements life.”  Does it ever! But the immediate reaction to that headline was thinking that, hopefully, we soon could be hearing early band practice. It gets me out of bed on lazy... [More]

In the mean time

 Under August 20, “Touchstones,” a book of daily meditations for men, has this to offer, “Spiritual growth is the result of coming face-to-face with our own situation, feeling the brunt of our own puzzlement, recognizing no recipe will apply completely,... [More]

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