For the record 7-15-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrests—Officers arrested Jason D. Carter, 37, Concordia, at approximately 4:50 p.m., July 11, in the 300 block of East 1st Street on a Cloud County Warrant for Domestic Battery. Carter was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Officers arrested Ethan J. Cory, 25, Concordia, at 12:10 a.m., July 14, in the 500 block of East 7th Street on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Cory was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at approximately 11:20 p.m., July 11, in the 600 block of West 8th Street involving a vehicle driven by Logan M. Higbee, and a parked and unattended vehicle owned by Donald A. Hutchinson, both of Concordia.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 2:04 p.m., Friday, Medic-5 responded to Sunset Home and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 6:04 p.m., Friday, Medic-5 responded to Mt. Joseph and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 10:43 p.m., Friday, Medic-5 responded to Cloud County Community College and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.

At 6:17 a.m., Saturday, Medic 5 responded to Sunset Home and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 9:16 a.m., Saturday, Medic-5 responded to the 100 block of West 6th and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 7:51 p.m., Saturday, Medic-5 responded to the 200 block of East 12th and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center

NEWS

Board hears report on agreement

Eric Ivey and Kim Goodnight, ITC, presented Cloud County board of commissioners with a maintenance agreement for the use of county roads at the board's meeting Monday.  They reported ITC will begin moving Sept. 1 and should complete the project the end of 2016, although... [More]

Public’s help sought in search for missing man

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 The Cloud County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a Belleville man who has been missing since Friday evening. Cloud County Sheriff Brian Marks said Robert Munson, Jr., was last seen in Belleville on Friday evening. Munson is 6’0”,... [More]

Spencers makes first appearance

A Cloud County man, Trevin LeePaul Spencer, who is accused of murdering an Asherville man made his first appearance in Mitchell County district court Friday afternoon. Spencer appeared before District Court Judge Debra Wright, and was officially charged with the murder of Darrell... [More]

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SPORTS

CNB is runner-up in State K-18 tournament

LUCAS – In what turned out to be a pitchers' duel, Beloit Blues downed Citizens National Bank 2-0 in the K-18 State Championship game here last night. Beloit scored the only two runs of the game in the third inning.  Billy Bechard pitched all seven innings for Citizens,... [More]

CNB edges Hoisington, advances to state title game

LUCAS — Citizens National Bank advanced to the championship game of the 64th Annual K-18 Baseball State Tournament by slipping past Hoisington 10-8 in the semifinals on Sunday night. The fourth seed out of the East Regional, Citizens National Bank downed Phillipsburg 13-1... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

 We will survive . . .  Not long ago, an article appeared in the Christian Science Monitor discussing American families who have provided plural presidents in America's history.  Google was not a bit helpful, and age has not done one good thing for my memory.... [More]

In the Mean Time

(Reprinted from December 2000)  A surgeon, an engineer and a politician were debating which of their professions was the oldest.  “Eve was made from Adam's rib,” said the surgeon, “and that, of course, is a surgical procedure.”  “Yes,”... [More]

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