For the record 7-30-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrests—Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 300 block of West 8th at approximately 8:15 p.m., July 28 and arrested William Strommen, 19, Concordia, charging him with Criminal Damage to Property, Domestic Related and Criminal Threat. He was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Officers arrested Ryan Crump, 30, approximately 11:40 p.m., July 28, in the 1700 block of Republican, charging him with DUI. He was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Accident—Officers investigated an Accident at approximately 12:46 p.m., July 29, at 5th and Broadway involving vehicles driven by Thomas Blazek, Cuba, and Vicki Demars, Concordia.
Theft—Casey's General Store reported Theft at approximately 5 a.m., July 30, in the 1300 block of Lincoln.

 

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 7:56 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 100 block of West 7th and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 8:57 a.m., Tuesday, Engine-1, Medic-5 responded to the 400 block of West 5th for smoke investigation.
At 10:39 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 400 block of East 16th for a medical call and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 12:56 p.m., Tuesday, Engine-1, Truck-1 responded to the 700 block of Cedar for an alarm going off as the result of a cooking accident.
At 3:21 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 400 block of East 1st for a medical call and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-1 responded to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer to Salina Regional Health Center.

NEWS

County board sets time for plan extension hearing

Following a discussion with Ashley McMillan Hutchinson, CloudCorp executive director, about the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Cloud County commissioners Monday set 3:15 p.m., Nov. 10, as the time for a  public hearing for consideration for the plan extension. McMillan... [More]

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]

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SPORTS

Thunderbirds drop Grizzlies

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 The Cloud County Thunderbirds notched a fifth straight Jayhawk Conference Western Division volleyball win by dropping Butler Community College 3-1 Monday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Cloud County has rattled off five wins in a row since a loss to Seward County, and is now... [More]

Champlin places 60th at state

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Playing in the Class 4A state golf tournament for the fourth consecutive year, Concordia's Janae Champlin finished in 60th place Monday at Dub's Dread Golf Club. Champlin posted a score of 114 in the tournament. Brittany Jensen, DeSoto, and Anna Pool,... [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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