GAYLE LYNN HOLT

 GAYLE LYNN HOLT
 Gayle Lynn Holt, Cincinnati, Ohio, beloved wife of James L. Holt, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the age of 65. Besides her husband James, she is also survived by two sons, Stefan Holt and Jonathan Holt; a daughter Amy Holt Ericson; brother Wendell Ganstrom; and 13 grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Louise Ganstrom.
 Condolences may be sent to the Rev. James Holt, 9317 Ambleside Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45241.

OBITUARIES

RICHARD LEROY ELLISON

 RICHARD LEROY ELLISON  Richard Leroy Ellison, 87, Freeburg, Ill., born April 2, 1927, in Jamestown, Kan., died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Belleville, Ill.  Mr. Ellison retired as a reservation service agent with TWA Airlines. He was... [More]

RUTH ANNE MATTHES

 RUTH ANNE MATTHES  Ruth Anne Matthes, 71, Concordia, Kan., passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at Mount Joseph Senior Village in Concordia.  Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thurs., April 17, 2014, at Braymer United Methodist Church in Braymer, Mo. Pastor Sally... [More]

RALPH REECE

 RALPH REECE  Ralph Reece, age 85, died March 20, 2014, at Bullhead City, Ariz. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Iowa and lived in Minnesota. He married Ilene Dallen Cote April 26, 1986. He also lived 14 years in Concordia. He retired from the U.P.S. He has seven children... [More]

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NEWS

Commission approves tire bids

 Andy Asch, highway administrator, reported at Monday's Cloud County Commission meeting that he had reviewed the tire bids that were opened last week.  Commissioners accepted the lowest bid for each type of tire. Low bids were Becker Tire, $2,215.73; Kansasland, $27,689.22;... [More]

USD 333 board hears funding report

 A bill passed by the Kansas Legislature to increase funding for the poorer school districts in the state does offer some good news for Unified School District 333.  USD 333 superintendent of schools Bev Mortimer outlined the plan for the board of education during its... [More]

For the record 4-14-14

Police Dept. Report Arrest—At 4:55 a.m., April 11, officers responded to a disturbance call in the 700 block of West 5th and upon investigation arrested Simone Longsine, 25, Concordia, on three Cloud County Warrants for Failure to Comply. She was transferred to the Law... [More]

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SPORTS

Wrestlers compete for Team Kansas

The Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had six wrestlers compete for Team Kansas this past weekend. At the USA Heartland Elementary Duals in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Hunter Schroeder, 95 pounds, competed for Kansas Team 2.  He was 3-4 and placed third in his pool on Saturday, and... [More]

CCCC’s Van Zyl sets javelin record

WICHITA — Cloud County Community College freshman Reinhard Van Zyl established a new school record on his way to winning the javelin at the KT Woodman Classic this weekend. Van Zyl uncorked a winning toss of 234-11 to break the Cloud County record. It is the best throw... [More]

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