For the record 9-17-13

Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Machelle Barleen, Concordia, reported at approximately 8:30 a.m., Sept. 12, that sometime after 1:20 a.m. someone had damaged property in the 500 block of East 16th Street. Investigation continues.
Arrest—Officers arrested Mark Allen Redd, 30, Concordia, at approximately 2 p.m. in the 100 block of East College Drive. Redd was arrested on a Cloud County Warrant for Theft and transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Theft—Alejandro Esteban, Concordia, reported the Theft of a Vehicle at 2 a.m., Sept. 15. Vehicle was taken from the 200 block of West 2nd Street. It is a 2005 Chevy C2500 truck, gray in color with Texas license plates BW45665. Anyone seeing this vehicle or having information on its whereabouts is asked to call Concordia Police Department, 785.243.3131.

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Hit and run—Greggory Germann, Clifton, reported his vehicle was struck and damaged at approximately 6:30 p.m., Sept. 16. Vehicle was parked and unattended in the 400 block of West 9th Street when damage occurred.
Arrests—Officers arrested Stephanie A. Carlson, 38, Waterville, at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 16 during a traffic stop on U.S. 81 and Trail Road. Carlson was charged with Driving While Suspended, Expired Driver's License and Expired Tags. Carlson also was found to have a Shawnee County Warrant for Failure to Appear. She was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers conducting a traffic stop at 12:15 a.m., Sept. 17 in the 600 block of Valley Street arrested Jace Alexander Moore, 18, Concordia, and a 17-year-old juvenile. Moore and the juvenile were both charged with two counts of Burglary, Felony Theft, Theft, Criminal Damage to Property, Felony Obstruction and Minor in Possession. Moore also was charged with Felony Resisting and was transported to Cloud County Corrections. The juvenile was seen by Juvenile Intake and transported to Junction City Detention Center.

NEWS

Possible construction of transloading facility discussed

 The Kansas Department of Transportation officials and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer made a stop in Concordia, Thursday morning, to hear input on possibly constructing a rail transloading facility in Cloud County.  Transloading is the process of moving goods from one mode of... [More]

Courthouse 11-21-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Candice Dawn Beach appeared Nov. 17 and was convicted of a violation of Criminal Damage to Property. She was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, restitution of $24.97 by Dec. 31. Her sentence... [More]

Commission approves water rate hike

 Starting next month, citizens will see an increase in water bills after rates were raised at Wednesday night’s Concordia City Commission meeting.  After several months of discussion, the Commission last night approved a six-percent increase in water and sewer... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds topple Broncos, 71-58

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 Once the Cloud County Thunderbirds had finally wrestled the lead away from the Hastings College junior varsity, they weren't about to surrender it. Cloud County trailed Hastings throughout most of the first half, and was down 34-31 at halftime. The T-Birds scored the first... [More]

Hake, Guevara receive football awards

 Concordia High School seniors Drake Hake and Stafen Guevara were presented awards during the Concordia Lions Club Football Banquet Tuesday night at the Catholic Parish Hall. Hake received the Most Outstanding Senior Offensive Player Award, presented in memory of Trevor... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Death knell for college life as we know it?     The books on my shelves which have bright, inviting covers are few. No one would find most of them inviting, and I admit they aren't dusted in weekly cleaning. They don't have  fresh, new titles.  They... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “WHO CARES!!”  What would be your reaction if you saw those words on the face of every clock you looked at?  Recently, I received an advertisement for such a time-piece. All the numerals are in a heap at the bottom and those words are emblazoned across... [More]

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