For the record 6-24-14

Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Jennifer Rozean, Concordia, reported at 10:40 p.m., June 20, Damage to Property in the 300 block of West 2nd Street.
Cindy Hake, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 6:30 p.m., June 22, in the 1400 block of Spruce Street.

Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 8:31 a.m., June 23, in the 1300 block of Lincoln Street involving vehicles driven by Dustin C. Unruh, Galva, and Steven B. Horkman, Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a one vehicle Injury Accident at 1:55 p.m., June 23, in the 600 block of West 7th Street. A vehicle driven by Richard K. Roughton, Concordia, struck property at that location owned by Larry Ostrom, Concordia.
Theft—Yolinda M. Meyer, Concordia, reported Theft of Property at 11:35 a.m., June 23, in the 100 block of East College Drive.

NEWS

Five contestants vying for title of Miss NCK CASA 2014

 Five contestants will be vying for the title of Miss NCK CASA 2014 when they participate in the Eleventh Annual Men in Tights Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Concordia High School Auditorium.  Competing in the categories of Interview, Talent, Fitness and Daisy Duke Summer... [More]

Mobile Pantry to distribute food

A Mobile Pantry will be distributing food from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the parking lot at the corner of 7th and Washington (north of City Hall and east of the Post Office). Anyone in need of food assistance is eligible. Guests must sign in with their name, address... [More]

Courthouse 8-22-14

District Court CIVIL Filed: Central National Bank seeks a judgment of $48,003.09 plus interest and costs from Ralph Boone, et al, Concordia. Settled: Commerce Bank received a judgment of $6,932.53 plus interest and costs from Connie Fahey, Clyde. LIMTED CIVIL Settled: Calvary... [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

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]

Letter to the Editor 8-22-14

Dear Editor,  When you add numbers to your side of life . . . One becomes visually aware of the “other side.” Reflections and blessings set in . . . of all the friends who walked alongside of you and disappeared from the planet.  Larry Forsythe was right... [More]

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