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

Get in the Cloud grants awarded

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Increasing number of commissioners to appear on ballot

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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]

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SPORTS

American Legion drops Osborne to win state title

OSBORNE — Putting up six runs in the top of the fourth inning, the Concordia American Legion knocked off host Osborne 9-3 in the championship game of the Kansas Pee Wee Baseball State Tournament Friday night. The American Legion was clinging to a slim 2-1 lead heading into... [More]

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]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

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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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