For the record 8-12-13

Police Dept. Report
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 1:20 p.m., Aug. 8, in the 1400 block of L Street. A vehicle driven by Joshua Ross, Concordia, struck a parked vehicle owned by Amanda Baumann-Weber, Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 5 p.m., Aug. 9, in the 200 block of West 6th Street. Vehicles driven by James Joyner Jr. and Heather S. Trigg, both of Concordia, collided at that location.
Damage to property—Bennie D. Willis, Concordia, reported damage to property at 10:30 a.m., Aug. 10. Damage occurred sometime in the overnight hours. Investigation continues.
Arrests—Officers arrested Travis J. Huber, 22, Courtland, at 4:40 a.m., Aug. 10, in the 200 block of West 7th Street. Huber was transported to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Criminal Damage to Property.
Officers arrested Matthew P. Garner, 23, Hubbell, Neb., at 3:35 a.m., Aug. 10, in the 1200 block of Broadway Street. Garner was taken to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Public Intoxication and Obstruction of Legal Police Process.
Officers arrested Sean J. Wallace, 25, Concordia, at 2:30 a.m., Aug. 11, in the 600 block of Olive Street and transported him to Cloud County Corrections, charging him with Obstruction. Officers also arrested Dustin D. Brown, 30, Concordia, in the 700 block of Olive Street at 2:45 a.m. Brown also was transported to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Obstruction.
Officers arrested Jordan Lamb, 30, Concordia, at 4:10 p.m., Aug. 11, in the 200 block of East 7th Street charging him with Pedestrian Under the Influence. Lamb was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

NEWS

Commission approves bond sale for dam projects

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  The Concordia City Commission approved the sale of $1.2 million in general obligation bonds to fund construction of the Plum Road and 21st Street dams Wednesday night. Chuck Boully with George K. Baum & Co., Wichita, told the Commission... [More]

Local bars join designated driver effort

Two local establishments will join with the Cloud County Chemical Dependency Committee to provide free soft drinks for designated drivers on New Year's Eve. Bartenders at the Rock Quarry and the American Legion will have wristbands available for designated drivers, beginning... [More]

Courthouse 12-18-14

District Court CIVIL Settled: Central National Bank received a judgment of $49,817.65 plus interest and costs from Ralph Boone et al, Concordia. LIMITED CIVIL Dismissed: The case of Meritrust Credit Union vs. Timothy Esslinger, Concordia, has been dismissed without prejudice.... [More]

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SPORTS

Four Panthers receive state recognition

 Four members of the Concordia High School football team have received all-state recognition.  Running back Drake Hake was named first team Class 4A-Division II All-State by the VarsityKansas.com and first team Class 4A All-State by the Topeka Capital Journal. A 5-7,... [More]

Panthers open league play with win over Bulldogs

MARYSVILLE — Concordia's interior scoring trumped Marysville's outside shooting. Marysville knocked down 11 three-point baskets, but a career night by Ian Nordell in the paint helped propel Concordia to a 76-64 North Central Kansas League victory on Tuesday night.  Nordell,... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Disturbing questions and possibilities . . .  How clearly do you understand what a drone is, or isn't, what it can and cannot do, how it is affected by what laws–and more?  Well, you aren't the only ones. The law, the press, judges and members of legislatures... [More]

Letter to the Editor 12-5-14

Dear Editor,  Today, I was saddened to learn that the Concordia Improvement Club has been disbanded. What's that, you say?  You didn't know that Concordia had an Improvement Club? I'm not surprised. Maybe that's why it was disbanded.  The Improvement Club has... [More]

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