For the record 6-17-14

Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Kent A. Smith, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 11:30 a.m., June 16. Damage occurred in the 800 block of East 5th Street.
Theft—Micole Anderson, Concordia, reported Theft from the 1000 block of Lincoln Street at approximately 2 p.m, June 16.
Brian Colard, Concordia, reported the Theft of Items at 9:40 p.m., June 16, that occurred in the 600 block of East 17th Street. Investigation continues.

 Arrests—Officers arrested Seth P. Murphy, 32, Concordia, at approximately 1 p.m., June 13. Murphy was charged with Theft and Possession of a Tool to Remove a Security Device. Investigation of a theft case on May 30 in the 100 block of East College Dr. led to Murphy's arrest.
 Officers arrested Russell T. Britt, 33, Concordia, at 4:30 p.m., June 14, in the 400 block of West 6th St. Britt was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center and charged with Harassment by Telephone.
 Officers arrested Christopher G. York, 29, Concordia, at approximately 10 p.m., June 14, in the 600 block of East 17th St. charging him with Criminal Trespass. York was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
 Officers arrested Vonn Thomas Malcuit II, 43, Concordia, at 7:25 p.m., June 15, in the 200 block of East 5th Street charging him with Theft. Malcuit was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
 Theft—Kody Melhus, Concordia, reported Theft of Property at 4:30p.m., June 13, from the 300 block of East 6th Street.
 Pamela R. Murphy, Beloit, reported at 3:45 p.m., June 15, the Theft of Property from the 100 block of East College Drive.
 Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 8:40 p.m., June 14, in the 300 block of East 13th Street involving vehicles driven by George Meyer, Concordia, and Kalen Cromwell, Haddam.

 

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrest—Deputies arrested Jason Ryals, Concordia, June 13, charging him with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia With Intent to Distribute, Possession of Drug Parahernalia, and Driving While Suspended. Ryals was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

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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