For the record 7-22-14

Police Dept. Report
 Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 11:10 a.m., July 18, in the 400 block of West 10th St. involving vehicles driven by James Kearns, Belleville, and Carl Jackson, Concordia.
 Damage to property—Savannah A. Brockelman, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 9:10 p.m., July 20. Damage occurred in the 700 block of West 10th Street.
Theft—Michael K. Woods, Concordia, reported at 9:30 p.m., July 20, the Theft of Items from the 500 block of East 7th Street.
 Arrest—Officers arrested Kurtis J. Ninemire, 18, Concordia, at approximately 6:40 p.m., in the 400 block of West 6th Street, charging him with Domestic Battery. Ninemire was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 11:59 a.m., Monday, Medic-1 responded to Cloud County Health Center for a long distance transfer to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 1:56 p.m., Monday, Medic-5, Truck-2 responded to Cloud County Health Center to transport a 56-year-old male patient back to his home.
At 5:22 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 Truck-2 responded to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center for a 33-year-old female patient. No transport was made.
At 5:50 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 responded to the Concordia Police Department for an 18-year-old male. No transport was made.
At 10:26 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 responded to the 800  block of East 5th and transported a 28-year-old male patient to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

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Documentary on life of Ellet to premiere

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SPORTS

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

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

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