CARL DEAN FINKBINER

CARL DEAN FINKBINER
 Carl Dean Finkbiner, 77, Clifton, Kan. died  Sat., Jan. 11, 2014 at Medicalodge, Clay Center. He was born Jan. 7, 1937, to Elmer and Margaret (Long) Finkbiner in rural Clifton. He was a construction worker. He married Esther Miller Aug. 3, 1973, in Topeka. She survives. Also surviving: 5 children, Curtis, Christian, Scott (Betty), Charles (Angela) Finkbiner, & Terri (William) Bloomfield; brother, Elmer Jr. (Tanis); sisters, Carol (Frank) Dauksch & Marjorie (Steve) Pfister; 10 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren. The body was cremated. Graveside services will be at a later date. Nutter Mortuary is in charge. nuttermortuary@yahoo.com.

OBITUARIES

SUZANNE WILLIAMS

SUZANNE WILLIAMS Suzanne McComas Williams, 65, died on Feb. 22, 2015, following a long illness. She was born Aug. 26, 1949, in Dartmouth, N.H., to M.D. McComas Jr. MD and Celeste Vedder McComas. She graduated from Concordia High School in 1967 and the University of Kansas in... [More]

PATRICIA ANN "GRANDMA PAT" (HALE) BALLARD

PATRICIA ANN "GRANDMA PAT" (HALE) BALLARD Patricia Ann “Grandma Pat” (Hale) Ballard passed away Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kan., at the age of 89.  She was born on Feb. 1, 1926, in her home in Osborne County near Paradise, Kan., to... [More]

VERA M. STENSAAS

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 VERA M. STENSAAS  Vera M. Stensaas, 87, Concordia, Kan., died Feb. 13, 2015, at Sunset Home. She was born Oct. 22, 1927, to Ted and Hilda Johnston. She graduated from Concordia High School in 1945. She married Robert M. "Bob" Stensaas in 1949. They eloped to the Ozarks.... [More]

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NEWS

Commissioner: Issues at jail persist

 At the quarterly intergovernmental meeting in Clyde Wednesday night, Cloud County Commissioner Bill Czapanskiy told those in attendance that problems continue to plague the new law enforcement center and jail. Since the jail’s completion in March 2014, there have... [More]

Courthouse 2-26-15

District Court CIVIL Filed: Kansas Department for Children and Families received a judgment of $3,746 plus interest and costs from Laura A. Hittle, Concordia. LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $3,196.47 plus interest and costs from... [More]

CCCC board accepts feasibility study

 The Cloud County Community College board of trustees accepted a feasibility study Tuesday night, paving the way to move forward with fundraising for a new multipurpose facility on the Concordia campus.  Since September 2014, Carlton & Company has been conducting... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds tumble to Cougars, 86-79

GREAT BEND — With her team struggling to shake the Cloud County Thunderbirds, Phikala Anthony took control. Anthony outscored Cloud County 13-5 to extend a two-point lead to an 85-75 cushion, and the Barton Community College Cougars pulled out an 86-75 Jayhawk Conference... [More]

Panthers crush Tigers 73-41 in regular season finale

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 It will be better than a week before the Concordia Panthers take the floor again, but when they do it will be with some renewed confidence.  Concordia wrapped up the regular season with a 73-41 North Central Kansas League victory over Clay Center Tuesday night in the... [More]

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