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

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

 "We are here today because more than 2.5 billion people live in poverty." This was emcee Toby Nosker's opening sentence when he addressed the crowd at Thursday evening's Hunger Banquet at the Valley Rental Center in Concordia.  Approximately 70 people attended the... [More]

Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

 Moving forward on the Broadway Plaza project, the Concordia city commission approved a design proposal with BBN Architects, Inc. during its meeting Wednesday night.  BBN Architects will provide the city with a final design and construction administration of the proposed... [More]

Documentary on life of Ellet to premiere

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 The premiere showing in Concordia of a documentary about the life and writings of former Blade-Empire columnist Marion Ellet will be on  Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Cook Theatre at Cloud County Community College.  The documentary was written and narrated by Thomas... [More]

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SPORTS

Hake’s big night sparks Panthers past Eagles, 28-18

COLBY —Clinging to a 21-18 lead on Colby with under three minutes to play, the Concordia Panthers were looking to run out the clock to secure a victory in the opening round of Class 4A-Division II District 7 play Friday night. Drake Hake, who had a huge night for Concordia,... [More]

CHS finishes third in Marysville tourney

MARYSVILE — Knocking off Sabetha in three sets, the Concordia Panthers placed third in the Marysville Invitational volleyball tournament on Saturday. Concordia went 3-1 in pool play, lost to Nemaha Central in the semifinals and then beat Sabetha 10-25, 25-22, 25-12 in the... [More]

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

  Our Marion Ellet was given star treatment in Kansas City last night. She is the subject of Tom Nelson's new documentary, "The Story of Marion Ellet," which was part of the Kansas City International Film Festival. It was attended by a hand- ful of former Concordians,... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Life's little instructions . . .  Sometimes the right ideas for another column fail to appear, except with reasons why they shouldn't be attempted. That's when fingers go wandering over the keys and the mind follows. A photograph in one book reveals a smiling fellow, casually... [More]

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