For the record 4-16-14

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Mark Fraser, Concordia, April 15, charging him with Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property, Theft and Trespassing. Fraser was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Eric Johnson, Concordia, April 15, charging him with Criminal Trespass, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Marijuana, and Methamphetamines, Burglary, Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Damage to Property and Theft. Johnson was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Matthew Moore, Concordia, April 15, charging him with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property, Theft, Criminal Trespass, Possession of Marijuana. Moore was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Police Dept. Report
Trespassing—Officers were called to the 1200 block of Lincoln at 6:45 p.m., April 15, for a complaint of Trespassing. Lawrence Croxford, 30, Concordia, was cited and released on charges of Criminal Trespass and Disorderly Conduct. Officers were again called to the 1200 block of Lincoln at 8:55 p.m., and Croxford was again cited for Criminal Trespass.
Arrest—Officers arrested Summer Christine Kearns, 25, Concordia, April 15 at approximately 10:20 p.m. in the 200 block of East 6th Street charging her with Driving While Suspended. Kearns was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.

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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