For the record 7-8-13

Police Dept. report
Damage to property—Officers investigated a report of criminal damage to property belonging to Joshua Duvall in the 700 block of East 5th at 8:25 p.m., July 4. Investigation continues.
Officers investigated an incident of criminal damage to property in the 300 block of West 5th Street to property belonging to Robert Swanson of Jamestown at 2:45 p.m., July 4. Investigation continues.
Arrest—Officers initiated a traffic stop at 7:50 p.m., July 4, in the 100 block of Lincoln which led to the arrest of Austin Pachta, 21, Cuba, for transporting an open container. He was cited and released.
Accidents—Officers investigated an accident at 2:15 p.m., July 4, in the 100 block of East College Drive involving vehicles driven by Janice Bender and Annette Gallagher, both of Concordia.
Officers investigated a two-vehicle accident at 8:30 p.m., July 5, in the 200 block of East 6th Street involving vehicles driven by Dustin Flansburg Concordia, and Jason Stewart, Beloit. No injuries were reported.

NEWS

Courthouse 3-27-15

District Court Small Claims Settled: M&D Properties received a judgment of $950 plus 12 percent per annum interest from Josephine E. Cox, Topeka. Tower Estates received a judgment of $3,702.50 from Shelbi Havel, Concordia. Mike's TV & Appliance received a judgment of... [More]

For the record 3-26-15

Sheriff's Dept. Report Arrests—Deputies arrested Brandin Tate, Miltonvale, March 19, on a Saline County Warrant for Probation Violation. Tate was booked into Cloud County Corrections. Deputies arrested Rebecca Wheeler, Concordia, March 19, on a Bond Revocation. Wheeler... [More]

School board candidates agree funding main issue

 Mark Nordell and Pat Prindaville agree that funding, or the lack thereof, will be a significant challenge for Unified School District 333 in the upcoming years.  Nordell and Prindaville, candidates for position two on the USD 333 board of education in the April 7 election,... [More]

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SPORTS

Three Panthers earn all-state honors

 Three members of the Concordia High School girls' basketball team that placed fourth in the Class 4A-Division II state tournament have received all-state recognition.  Tristen Leiszler and Jordan Eshbaugh were named Class 4A-Division II first-team all-state by Sports... [More]

Holmes named player of the year

 Concordia High School junior Cooper Holmes has been named the Class 4A-Division II Player of the Year by Sports in Kansas.  Holmes, 6-4, led the state, all classes, in scoring by averaging 30.2 points per game. He also averaged 9.5 rebounds and 2.1 steals per contest.... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

A treasure nearly lost . . . Friday, My children keep reminding me I need to sort, really begin to sort. They aren't talking about money or jewelry or anything which would interest thieves.   That would be slim pickings for a thief.  It's stacks of obituaries... [More]

Letter to the Editor 3-27-15

Dear Editor,  It is our opinion that everyone in Concordia will suffer a financial loss and some (near the tower) will experience negative health effects if Horvath, Inc. is allowed to construct a 170 foot cell phone tower at 15th & Hill Street.  There are many... [More]

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