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

Ribbon cutting ceremony for recently merged banks

A ribbon cutting in Concordia yesterday marked the merger of Peoples Exchange Bank with  American State Bank & Trust Company of Great Bend. The two banks are owned by American State Bancshares of Wichita. The merger was effective July 11. James Koch, who currently is... [More]

Concordia Terminal LLC board approves expansion

Determining there is a need for additional grain storage space, the Concordia Terminal LLC board of directors approved an $11 million expansion project during a meeting on Thursday afternoon. Concordia Terminal LLC, owned by Cloud County Co-op Elevator Association Inc., Central... [More]

Dedicated children to perform in Missoula Theatre play

 Sixty dedicated children from the north central Kansas area and even beyond have been busy every day this week learning the ins and outs of acting from instructors from the Missoula Children's Theatre, Missoula, Mont.  Results of their commitment and hard work can... [More]

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SPORTS

American Legion advances to state title game

OSBORNE — Winning a matchup of two Concordia teams, the American Legion advanced to the championship game of the Kansas State Pee Wee Baseball Tournament. The American Legion shut out 16th Street Car Wash 5-0 in the tournament semifinals on Thursday night. Advancing to... [More]

Gymnasts compete at nationals

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Seven gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2016 AAU Gymnastics National Championships at ESPN Wide World of Sports. There were 72 gymnasts from 22 gyms presenting the Missouri Valley District among the 1,539 total gymnasts... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Remembering the smoke-filled rooms . . .  “The Atlantic” recently ran a lengthy commentary by Jonathan Rauch. It was “How American Politics Went Insane.”  He got into history with the party bosses, smoke filled rooms, deals made and carried... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-22-16

Dear Editor,  Voting!!  As I was lying awake last night, thinking about the day and what Ted Cruz said at the Republican Convention. I realized I had to agree with him. Yes, I agree his timing and choice of place to present his feelings was probably not the best, but... [More]

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