For the record 7-29-13

Police Dept. Report
Arrests—Officers arrested Anthony S. Sheely, 27, at approximately 8 p.m., July 26, in the 400 block of West 6th Street on a Saline County Warrant for Worthless Checks. Sheely was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers arrested Kirk Duane Bolte, 42, Concordia, at approximately 9 p.m., July 28, in the 800 block of East 10th Street on a Salina Police Department Warrant for Failure to Pay. Bolte was transported to Cloud County Corrections. He also was charged with Driving While Suspended, No Proof of Insurance and an Illegal Tag.
Damage to property—Richard Loeffler, Concordia, reported July 27 that an unknown vehicle had struck and damaged his vehicle while it was parked in the 400 block of West 15th Street. Investigation continues.
Theft—Amy L. Chambers, Alma, reported Theft of an item at approximately 1:30 a.m., July 28. Item was taken sometime after midnight from the 500 block of Washington Street. Investigation continues.
Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 9 a.m., July 28, in the 1300 block of Lincoln Street involving vehicles driven by Alexis Sparrow and Rodney Willaredt, both of Concordia. No injuries were reported with damage more than $1,000.

NEWS

Courthouse 7-6-15

District Court CRIMINAL Marcus Jeron Dyer appeared July 2 and was found Guilty and convicted of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, an alcohol/drug testing fee of $40, KBI lab fee... [More]

For the record 7-6-15

Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers conducted a traffic stop at 10:05 p.m., July 1, in the 100 block of West 5th and upon investigation arrested Brett Barleen, 37, Concordia, in the 500 block of East 1st. He was charged with Driving Under the Influence, Transporting an... [More]

Smiths get a bang out of operating fireworks stand

 A great place to buy fireworks since 2002, Kent and Julie Smith's fireworks stand attracts people from all over.   Along with a set of regular customers from the area, people from Texas and Nebraska stopped by once and just keep coming back.  "Fourth of... [More]

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SPORTS

Blues earn split with Junction City

 Cordell Cyr singled to drive in Jordan Mehl in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Concordia Blues a 5-4 victory over Junction City in the second game of an American Legion Baseball doubleheader.  The game was tied at 4-4 heading into the bottom half of the... [More]

Beloit squeezes out pair of wins over Blues

 Beloit scored a run in the top of the ninth inning to squeeze out a 3-2 and complete a sweep of the Concordia Blues in an American Legion Baseball doubleheader Wednesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.  The game was tied at 2-2 through seven innings of play.... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Youth and horses . . .  Since we all are so accustomed to being aware of wars, hunger, hatred and need all over the world, we may tend to become oblivious to the better things in our lives if we but look and think.  What clearly brought that into focus was recently... [More]

In the Mean Time

 Peace of mind is clearly an internal matter.  It must begin with your own thoughts and then extend outward. It is from your peace of mind that a peaceful perception of the world arises. (A Course in Miracles)  Charlie Brown laments, “No matter how I try... [More]

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