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

CCCC receives $948,000 in grant funds

 Seven years after receiving a $984,000 grant from the Department of Energy, the Cloud County Community College board of trustees learned Tuesday night that money is finally in the bank.  The grant was used in 2008 to purchase two wind turbines that sit on the hill... [More]

Commission candidates address issues

 Candidates for Concordia city commission and Unified School District 333 board of education addressed issues during a forum sponsored by the Pros of Con at the Brown Grand Theatre Tuesday night.  Sam Sacco, Marty Tatum and Chuck Lambertz are vying for one open seat... [More]

County board presented petition opposing tower

County commissioners hear concerns of East Hills community members  Following a discussion with a group of homeowners from the East Hills community of  Concordia, Cloud County board of commissioners approved filing a request for an environmental review with the Federal... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds sweep Brown Mackie

 Racking up 28 runs, the Cloud County Community College softball team swept a home doubleheader from Brown Mackie College Tuesday.  Cloud County won the first game 19-2 in five innings, and shut out Brown Mackie 9-0 in the second game.  Brown Mackie took a 1-0... [More]

Four Concordia seniors to play in NCK All-Star games

 Four Concordia High School seniors have been selected to compete in the NCK All-Star boys' and girls' basketball games and volleyball match this weekend at Bryant Gymnasium, on the campus of Cloud County Community College.  Jace Coppoc and Chase Streeter will participate... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Chief Joseph . . .    History has a lot of raw deals for decent people. One is that of Chief Joseph. When researching his history, one finds that there can be a few critics for his actions or words, which is true for almost anyone, even Christ. It sometimes seems as... [More]

In the Mean Time

  As you travel south on State Street and approach 17th Street, a sign warns you of an imminent DIP. The sign tells you of a depression in the pavement,” and has been placed there for your protection. Should one go through the intersection at a rate of speed inconsistent... [More]

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