For the record 6-24-13

Police Dept. Report
Arrest–Officers doing a traffic stop on Sunday June 23 at 2:05 a.m. in the 200 block of Broadway charged Nikolaos Kefallinos 33, Rio Rancho, New Mex. with Refusal of Chemical Testing. Kefallinos was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Accident–Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident on Sunday June 23 at 4:50 p.m. in the 600 block of West 6th Street involving vehicles driven by Morris Widen, Concordia and John Culley, also of Concordia. Minor damage was reported.
Theft–Sotero Mares Jr.,Concordia, reported Theft of Items on Sunday June 23 at 10:30 p.m. Theft occurred in the 200 block of West 11th Street sometime earlier in the evening. Investigation continues.

Fire Dept./EMS Report

 At 11:41 a.m., Sunday, Medic-5, Truck-2 responded to the 400 block of East 8th and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 1:23 p.m., Sunday, Medic-1 responded to Cloud County Health Center for a long distance transfer to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 4:53 p.m., Sunday, Medic-5, Truck-2 responded to the 800 block of Matthew and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 10:46 p.m., Sunday, Medic-1 responded to Cloud County Health Center for a long distance transport to Salina Regional Health Center.

At 4:41 a.m., Monday, Medic-5 responded to the 600 block of Shell Road and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

County board approves hauling contract

 Cloud County board of commissioners Monday approved a new solid waste hauling contract for 2015 with PJ Owen of Owen Trucking. The vote followed a discussion with Owen and Solid Waste director Mike Hake.  Because of increased costs, the contract price for 2015 will... [More]

Courthouse 8-26-14

District Court CRIMINAL Jace A. Moore appeared Aug. 25 and was found Guilty and convicted of No Registration and No Liability Insurance. For the no registration violation, he was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $108, and... [More]

For the record 8-26-14

Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers responded to the 2200 block of Campus Drive at 6:20 p.m., Aug. 25, and upon investigation arrested Henrique Farias de Lima Rosa, 22, of Brazil for Criminal Damage to Property and Discharge of a BB Gun within city limits. He was cited... [More]

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SPORTS

Local gymnasts compete

DES MOINES, Iowa — Gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2014 Junior Olympics.  Katie Thompson, Concordia, captured first place in the all-around in the Level 7, 18-year-old division. She was first on the bars, first in the floor exercise,... [More]

Blues advance to semifinals of state tournament

WATHENA – The Concordia Blues advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA State American Legion baseball tournament with a 9-6 win over Larned here last night. The Blues are one of just two unbeaten teams remaining in the double elimination tournament. Fort Scott, also unbeaten... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 8-26-14

Dear Editor,   Another Relay for Life has come and gone.  It was in hopes that the time change this year was going to be a good thing, but with the weather conditions turning from lightning and then rain it was an evening that was cut short.  The Relay Committee... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Changing with the times . . .  Recently, a filler piece in a newspaper told how the clothing people wear to church has changed with the times and customs, and not for the better according to the writer.... I remember there was a certain ritual from the time we gathered... [More]

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