For the record 8-28-13

Police Dept. Report
Theft—Nathan K. Tholstrup, Concordia, reported at 7 a.m., Aug. 27, the Theft of Items from his vehicle while it was parked in the 300 block of West 8th Street. Theft occurred sometime after 4:10 p.m., Aug. 26.
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 7:55 a.m., Aug. 27, in the 900 block of Republican. A vehicle driven by Danielle Demanett struck a legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Lance W. Nelson, Concordia.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 4:10 p.m., Aug. 27, in the 1400 block of Lincoln Street. Vehicles driven by Robert Salazar, Hutchinson, and Holly Boley, Concordia, collided at that location. No injuries were reported.
Damage to property—Kevin D. Wright, Concordia, reported at 7:50 a.m., Aug. 27, that someone Damaged his Vehicle while it was parked in the  600 block of West 5th Street. Damage had occurred sometime during the night.
Arrest—Officers doing a traffic stop at 2:15 a.m., Aug. 28, in the 700 block of State Street arrested Kevin Lee Licharowicz, 20, Concordia, charging him with Driving Under the Influence, Minor in Consumption and Failure to Stop. Licharowicz was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

NEWS

County board sets time for plan extension hearing

Following a discussion with Ashley McMillan Hutchinson, CloudCorp executive director, about the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Cloud County commissioners Monday set 3:15 p.m., Nov. 10, as the time for a  public hearing for consideration for the plan extension. McMillan... [More]

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

 "We are here today because more than 2.5 billion people live in poverty." This was emcee Toby Nosker's opening sentence when he addressed the crowd at Thursday evening's Hunger Banquet at the Valley Rental Center in Concordia.  Approximately 70 people attended the... [More]

Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

 Moving forward on the Broadway Plaza project, the Concordia city commission approved a design proposal with BBN Architects, Inc. during its meeting Wednesday night.  BBN Architects will provide the city with a final design and construction administration of the proposed... [More]

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SPORTS

Thunderbirds drop Grizzlies

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 The Cloud County Thunderbirds notched a fifth straight Jayhawk Conference Western Division volleyball win by dropping Butler Community College 3-1 Monday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Cloud County has rattled off five wins in a row since a loss to Seward County, and is now... [More]

Champlin places 60th at state

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Playing in the Class 4A state golf tournament for the fourth consecutive year, Concordia's Janae Champlin finished in 60th place Monday at Dub's Dread Golf Club. Champlin posted a score of 114 in the tournament. Brittany Jensen, DeSoto, and Anna Pool,... [More]

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

  Our Marion Ellet was given star treatment in Kansas City last night. She is the subject of Tom Nelson's new documentary, "The Story of Marion Ellet," which was part of the Kansas City International Film Festival. It was attended by a hand- ful of former Concordians,... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Life's little instructions . . .  Sometimes the right ideas for another column fail to appear, except with reasons why they shouldn't be attempted. That's when fingers go wandering over the keys and the mind follows. A photograph in one book reveals a smiling fellow, casually... [More]

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