For the record 5-30-14

Police Dept. Report
Accident—Officers investigated an Accident at 9:30 p.m., May 28, which occurred at 7th and Lincoln involving vehicles driven by James Key and Kent Smith, both of Concordia.
Arrests—Officers conducted a traffic stop at 6th and Broadway at 6:20 p.m., May 28, and upon investigation arrested Cory Guinn, 24, Concordia, for Driving While Suspended. He was cited and released.
Officers arrested Christopher York, 29, Concordia, at 9:15 a.m., May 28, in the 800 block of Washington on a Cloud County Warrant for Aggravated Assault. He was transported to the Law Enforcement Center.
Theft—Donald Collins, Concordia, reported a Theft at 12:25 p.m., May 28, which had occurred in the 100 block of E. 10th. Investigation continues.

Arrests–Officers investigated a Noise Complaint at 12:30 a.m., May 29, in the 700 block of Cedar, which led to the arrest of Dakota Mendenhall, 21, Concordia, for Disorderly Conduct. He was cited and released.
Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of East 5th at 2:30 p.m., May 29, and upon investigation arrested Chelsea Ellis, 27, Concordia, for Driving While Suspended. She was transported to the Law Enforcement Center.

NEWS

Get in the Cloud grants awarded

 The Cloud County board of commissioners approved awarding $129,500 Monday for the Get in the Cloud Small Business Grant program.  Earlier this year, the commissioners established the Get in the Cloud grant program, which is for businesses with 50 or fewer employees.... [More]

Commission approves grants

 Following a discussion of the Get in the Clouds Small Business Grant Application process with Ashley McMillan, CloudCorp executive director, Cloud County board of commissioners Monday approved the slate of projects as recommended.  In other business, Diana Gering,... [More]

Courthouse 7-28-14

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SPORTS

Blues cruise into Class AA state tournament

LINCOLN — Outscoring its opponents in the semifinal game and championship game by a combined 20-1, the Concordia Blues qualified for the Kansas American Legion Baseball Class AA State Tournament. Concordia shut out Lincoln 11-0 in the semifinal game of the Class AA Zone... [More]

CNB drops Ellis, advances to title game

LUCAS — Concordia Citizens National Bank advanced to the championship game of the K-18 Baseball State Tournament by defeating Ellis 5-2 in the semifinals on Sunday. Citizens National Bank will play Norton in the title game Tuesday night. Norton got past Washington County... [More]

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OPINIONS

In the mean time

 Last week's rerun of GOD'S WINGS started a series of meditations for me. One of the most difficult was my seeking to answer the question, Would I be willing to lay down my life for another? When the chips were down, would I, like the mother bird, remain steadfast or would... [More]

Voters should be informed

In today’s fast-paced society, we’re often “too busy” to inquire and learn about different political points of view.  Those who vote need to familiarize themselves with the positions of every candidate.  Too often, we simply vote along party... [More]

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