For the record 7-29-14

Police Dept. Report
Theft—Becky Bonham reported Theft of Property in the 300 block of West 16th at approximately 7:20 p.m., July 26.
Accident—Officers investigated an Accident at approximately 3:25 p.m., July 27, at 11th and Lincoln involving vehicles driven by Sherry McBride, Grand Island, Neb., and Nicole Collins, Concordia.
Criminal damage to property—Chelsea Davis reported Criminal Damage to Property at approximately 5:40 p.m., July 27, in the 100 block of East College Drive.

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Leslie Padgett, Ottawa, July 28, on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Padgett was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Eden Murnahan, Miltonvale, July 28, charging her with Domestic Criminal Damage to Property and Disorderly Conduct. Murnahan was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

NEWS

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

 "We are here today because more than 2.5 billion people live in poverty." This was emcee Toby Nosker's opening sentence when he addressed the crowd at Thursday evening's Hunger Banquet at the Valley Rental Center in Concordia.  Approximately 70 people attended the... [More]

Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

 Moving forward on the Broadway Plaza project, the Concordia city commission approved a design proposal with BBN Architects, Inc. during its meeting Wednesday night.  BBN Architects will provide the city with a final design and construction administration of the proposed... [More]

Documentary on life of Ellet to premiere

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 The premiere showing in Concordia of a documentary about the life and writings of former Blade-Empire columnist Marion Ellet will be on  Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Cook Theatre at Cloud County Community College.  The documentary was written and narrated by Thomas... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds blank Cowley to halt skid

ARKANSAS CITY — Cloud County snapped a three-game losing skid by shutting out Cowley Community College in  Jayhawk Conference men's soccer match on Thursday. The win assures the Thunderbirds, now 5-9-2 overall and 3-3-2 in the Conference, of a spot in the conference... [More]

Top-ranked Clay Center downs Panthers

CHAPMAN — Four runners placed in the top 20 to lead the Concordia High School girls' cross country team to a third-place finish in the Chapman Invitational Thursday at Indian Hills Golf Course. Concordia finished with 75 points in the meet. Wamego won the girls' team title... [More]

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

  Our Marion Ellet was given star treatment in Kansas City last night. She is the subject of Tom Nelson's new documentary, "The Story of Marion Ellet," which was part of the Kansas City International Film Festival. It was attended by a hand- ful of former Concordians,... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Life's little instructions . . .  Sometimes the right ideas for another column fail to appear, except with reasons why they shouldn't be attempted. That's when fingers go wandering over the keys and the mind follows. A photograph in one book reveals a smiling fellow, casually... [More]

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