For the record 8-18-14

Police Dept. Report
Theft–Gilford Hale, Concordia, reported on Friday, Aug. 15, at 12:45 p.m. the Theft of Items from the 500 block of West 3rd St. Investigation continues.
Accident– Officers investigated an Accident on Sat., Aug. 16th, at 11:00 a.m. in the 1500 block of Lincoln St. A legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Gino E. Brichalli, Concordia, was struck and damaged at that location.
Citation–Officers cited and released Adam Scott McConnell, 22, Concordia, on Sat., Aug. 16th, at 5:00 p.m. in the 900 block of East 7th St., charging him with Criminal Trespass.
Arrest–Officers arrested a 17-year-old juvenile on Sat., Aug. 16th, at approx. 10:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Matthew, charging him with Aggravated Battery. Juvenile was released to his parents.
Damage to Property–Chace Hensley, Concordia reported on Sunday, Aug. 17th, that Property had been Damaged and taken from the 400 block of East 16th Street. Investigation continues.

NEWS

Get in the Cloud grants awarded

Four business in Cloud County have been approved to receive Get in the Cloud grant funds. The Cloud County board of commissioners approved Get in the Cloud County grant applications for Moody Hue Studio, Concordia; Old Mill Custom Cabinets, Glasco; Designs 4 U, Concordia; and... [More]

Increasing number of commissioners to appear on ballot

Voters in Cloud County will decide in November if the county board of commissioners will be increased from three members to five members. A petition to increase the number of county commissioners, circulated by Gary Fraser, Concordia, was presented to the County Clerk's Office... [More]

Ribbon cutting ceremony for recently merged banks

A ribbon cutting in Concordia yesterday marked the merger of Peoples Exchange Bank with  American State Bank & Trust Company of Great Bend. The two banks are owned by American State Bancshares of Wichita. The merger was effective July 11. James Koch, who currently is... [More]

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SPORTS

American Legion drops Osborne to win state title

OSBORNE — Putting up six runs in the top of the fourth inning, the Concordia American Legion knocked off host Osborne 9-3 in the championship game of the Kansas Pee Wee Baseball State Tournament Friday night. The American Legion was clinging to a slim 2-1 lead heading into... [More]

American Legion advances to state title game

OSBORNE — Winning a matchup of two Concordia teams, the American Legion advanced to the championship game of the Kansas State Pee Wee Baseball Tournament. The American Legion shut out 16th Street Car Wash 5-0 in the tournament semifinals on Thursday night. Advancing to... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Remembering the smoke-filled rooms . . .  “The Atlantic” recently ran a lengthy commentary by Jonathan Rauch. It was “How American Politics Went Insane.”  He got into history with the party bosses, smoke filled rooms, deals made and carried... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-22-16

Dear Editor,  Voting!!  As I was lying awake last night, thinking about the day and what Ted Cruz said at the Republican Convention. I realized I had to agree with him. Yes, I agree his timing and choice of place to present his feelings was probably not the best, but... [More]

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