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

Five people arrrested in connection with fight

 Five people were arrested late Sunday night in connection with a fight that resulted in injuries to a minor. The Cloud County Sheriff’s Department reported Monday that officers responded to a call of a juvenile who had been injured and transported to Cloud County... [More]

Solid waste topics discussed by county board

 Mike Hake, Solid Waste director, discussed a number of items with Cloud County commissioners at their weekly meeting Monday, including that the rural Water district is upgrading its monitoring system and has requested a new meter be installed at the Transfer Station. Cost... [More]

Courthouse 11-25-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Cassandra L. Johnson appeared Nov. 24 and was convicted of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant, Second Offense. She was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, a fine... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds use balance to upend Central, 92-72

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Five players scored in double figures to lead the unbeaten Cloud County Thunderbirds to a 92-72 win over Central (Neb.) Community College Tuesday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Freshman guard Ridell Camidge led the way for Cloud County with 23 points. He was 9 of 16 from the field,... [More]

Cloud County hangs on for win over Scotties

HIGHLAND — Locked up in a tight battle for the second consecutive day, the unbeaten Cloud County Thunderbirds were able to hold on and defeat the Highland Scotties 79-76 in the Highland Community College Classic on Saturday. Cloud County (7-0) needed overtime to get past... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Death knell for college life as we know it?     The books on my shelves which have bright, inviting covers are few. No one would find most of them inviting, and I admit they aren't dusted in weekly cleaning. They don't have  fresh, new titles.  They... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “WHO CARES!!”  What would be your reaction if you saw those words on the face of every clock you looked at?  Recently, I received an advertisement for such a time-piece. All the numerals are in a heap at the bottom and those words are emblazoned across... [More]

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