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

Board rescinds moratorium motion

The Cloud County board of commissioners voted to rescind its motion from the June 15 meeting, which had asked Cloud County Attorney Rob Walsh to impose a 180-day moratorium to study cell phone tower locations. The vote earlier this month had come following a meeting with concerned... [More]

Tree care becomes full-time occupation for McNutt

 When Paul McNutt, owner and manager of Paul's Tree Care, moved to Concordia from San Diego in 1999, tree care was just supposed to be a side-job.  By 2007, after a severe ice storm, McNutt had so much business, he decided to quit his job at Cunningham Telephone and... [More]

School board approves transfer of funds

During its end of the year closeout meeting, the Unified School District 333 board of education approved the transfer of $474,815.25 from the general fund. The transfer is pending a payment of $6,300 from the Kansas Department of Education for career and technical education.... [More]

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SPORTS

Concordia swimmers place in home meet

CONCORDIA -- 9 swim teams met in Concordia on Saturday, June 27 for the Concordia Invitational.  They were the Concordia Hurricanes, Clay Center Tigersharks, Beatrice Barracudas, Seward Swim Club, Washington County Swim Team, Fairbury Wave Breakers, York Dolphins, Wilber... [More]

Co-op and Funk Pharmacy advance to championship game

 Cloud County Co-op and Funk Pharmacy advanced to the championship game of the Concordia Recreation Girls' Softball Tournament by picking up wins in the opening round Thursday night at the Concordia Sports Complex. Scoring 21 runs in three innings, Cloud County Co-op defeated... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, We have been 31 years in our home on the 600 block of East 15th Street, bought with a wonderful country view. Now we have a tower to look at less than 100 feet from our home. What a sad, sad day. Bo & Susan Hubert

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, It's a shame that, in today's world, greed has replaced neighborly values.  Today, our neighborhood is a recipient of a 170-foot cell tower.  When your neighbors' safety and property is compromised for personal gain, it's a sad day.  We will all miss... [More]

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