For the record 6-12-14

Police Dept. Report
Lost or Stolen—Officers met at 10:25 p.m., June 11, with Sandra McGaughey, Concordia, who reported lost or stolen property which went missing from an unknown location. Investigation continues.
Arrests—Officers arrested Bryan Colard, 47, Concordia, at 7:30 p.m., June 11, in the 600 block of East 17th. He was charged with Criminal Threat and transported to the Law Enforcement Center.
Officers arrested Marsha Anderson, 48, Concordia, at 4 p.m., June 11, in the 300 block of East 7th on a Cloud County Warrant for Theft. She was transported to the Law Enforcement Center.
Hit and run—Officers met with Caitlin Duskie, Concordia, at 9:40 a.m., June 11, who reported that her vehicle had been struck by an unknown vehicle in the 700 block of West 10th sometime during the night. Investigation continues.
Accident—Officers investigated an Accident at 1:45 a.m., June 11, in the 1200 section of N. 145th Road involving a vehicle driven by John Primeaux, Concordia, and property owned by the Kansas Department of Transportation.

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Sheree McManaman, Miltonvale June 11 on a Cloud County Warrant for Theft. McManaman was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Lester Gray, Miltonvale, June 11, charging him with Driving While Suspended and on a Cloud County Warrant for Theft. Gray was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

NEWS

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

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Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

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Documentary on life of Ellet to premiere

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 The premiere showing in Concordia of a documentary about the life and writings of former Blade-Empire columnist Marion Ellet will be on  Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Cook Theatre at Cloud County Community College.  The documentary was written and narrated by Thomas... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds blank Cowley to halt skid

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Top-ranked Clay Center downs Panthers

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

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Prairie Pondering

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