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

CHS students in JAG program share their stories with governor

 Students participating in the Jobs for America's Graduates, JAG-Kansas, at Concordia High School had the opportunity to tell their stories to Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback met with the students and instructor Alisha Sipe during a visit to the classroom on Wednesday.  “I... [More]

Courthouse 8-28-14

District Court LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Central National Bank received a judgment of $364.92 plus costs and interest from Mary Sue Stimatze, Concordia. Champlin Tire Recycling Inc. received a judgment of $379.13 plus interest and costs from Johnny Bass dba Johnny B's Roadside... [More]

County board approves hauling contract

 Cloud County board of commissioners Monday approved a new solid waste hauling contract for 2015 with PJ Owen of Owen Trucking. The vote followed a discussion with Owen and Solid Waste director Mike Hake.  Because of increased costs, the contract price for 2015 will... [More]

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SPORTS

Former CCCC coach remembered

 Last week, Cloud County Community College lost one of a kind with the death of its first head basketball coach Larry Forsythe.  Forsythe coached the Thunderbirds from 1966 through 1975, compiling a record of 167 wins and  99 losses. His teams never finished lower... [More]

Garden City hands CCCC 3-1 defeat

GARDEN CITY — The Cloud County Community College volleyball team opened the Jayhawk Conference Western Division season with a 3-1 loss to Garden City Community College. Garden City rolled to a 25-15 victory in the first set of the match. Cloud County, now 3-2 overall, evened... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 8-26-14

Dear Editor,   Another Relay for Life has come and gone.  It was in hopes that the time change this year was going to be a good thing, but with the weather conditions turning from lightning and then rain it was an evening that was cut short.  The Relay Committee... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Changing with the times . . .  Recently, a filler piece in a newspaper told how the clothing people wear to church has changed with the times and customs, and not for the better according to the writer.... I remember there was a certain ritual from the time we gathered... [More]

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