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

Winners announced in lighting contest

 Winners of the Concordia Christmas Lighting Contest were decided earlier this week with Leroy Dickinson and Dan Wheatley, 719 W. 6th street winning the first place award of a $100 Chamber gift certificate.  Second place of a $75 Chamber gift certificate went to Rickey... [More]

Courthouse 12-19-14

District Court District Court CRIMINAL  Jared W. Shuler appeared Dec. 17 and was found Guilty and convicted of Big Game Permit Violation. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a reduced fine of $250, costs of the action, $108 by Jan. 28,... [More]

Commission approves bond sale for dam projects

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  The Concordia City Commission approved the sale of $1.2 million in general obligation bonds to fund construction of the Plum Road and 21st Street dams Wednesday night. Chuck Boully with George K. Baum & Co., Wichita, told the Commission... [More]

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SPORTS

Cowboys pound out 67-58 victory over Panthers

 What the Concordia Panthers wanted to do defensively against the Abilene Cowboys they were unable to do. Concordia wanted to make the Cowboys score from the perimeter, and keep them out of the lane. Abilene made one three-point basket and 12 free throws, and the remaining... [More]

Panthers fall short against Cowgirls

 It was the little things that thwarted a furious fourth quarter rally by the Concordia Panthers. Trailing Abilene by as many as 15 points in the final period, the Panthers were down 58-44 with just under four minutes to play. Concordia would cut the deficit to five points,... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 12-19-14

Dear Editor,  In March 2014, a group of young professionals in Concordia started meeting monthly to network and begin working on projects that would benefit our community. Many of us had been active in the Park Project and wanted to continue the momentum. We started calling... [More]

Year of Peace

Sometimes a gift is more than just what's under the tree  By Sister Jean Rosemarynoski  Christmas is a time when differences seem to melt away and we more readily come together as a human community to care for one another.  The Concordia Year of Peace would like... [More]

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