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

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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