For the record 6-14-13

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 3:47 p.m., Thursday,  Medic-5 went to Marquis Place and transported an 85-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
At 5:24 p.m., Thursday, Medic-1 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of an 85-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 7:52 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5, Medic-3, Rescue-1 went to 150th and Key Road for a one motor vehicle rollover. Medic-5 transported a 19-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center and Medic-3 transported a 20-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.

At 2:37 a.m., Friday, Medic-1 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of a 36-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.

 

Police Dept. Report
Recovery—The stolen 1993 Dodge Dakota extended cab pickup with Kansas tag 556FPM has been recovered.
Theft—Melissa Crump reported Theft of Property at approximately 5:07 p.m., June 8, in the 1200 block of Spruce.
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 9:55 a.m., June 10, in the 1900 block of Lincoln involving vehicles driven by Lindsey Eakins, Wichita, and Aaron Carroll, Wichita.
At approximately 10:20 p.m., June 11, a motorcycle was pursued on a traffic violation into the county where the motorcycle had an accident which was worked by the Kansas Highway Patrol. Driver was transported to Cloud County Health Center.
Open container—At approximately 1:05 a.m., June 11, in the 900 block of Cedar, officers charged Alan Day, 28, Concordia, with Transporting an Open Container.
Arrest—Officers arrested Amanda Slate, 26, at approximately 2:55 a.m., June 12, in the 100 block of East 8th, for Driving Under the Influence. She was transported to the Cloud County Jail.

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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