Jesse James Fowler was born Oct. 25, 2011, in Salina to Jessica and Alex Fowler and passed away Nov. 11, 2011, in Concordia. He is survived by his parents; grandparents, Phillip and Camey Thurner, Phillip and Deriece Fowler; aunts: Samantha, Faith, Angie, JC, Tiea; uncles: Deven, Nathan, Kyle, Logan, Toby; great-grandparents, great-aunts, great-uncles and other extended family. He brought with him love, joy and peace. The gifts he brought were so sweet. He left us hungry for more, as his innocent spirit returned to his Creator. We will never forget you “Our Sweet Baby James.” Arrangements are pending with Nutter Mortuary. Condolences:



ANTHONY R. ANDERSON, JR. Anthony R. Anderson, Jr., age 22, died Oct, 10, 2015, at his residence. Anthony was born Feb. 20, 1993, in Concordia, Kan,, to Anthony Roy and Marsha Lynn (Jones) Anderson. He was baptized at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. He was a member... [More]


 BEN "BENNIE" EATON  Ben "Bennie" Eaton, 77, Topeka, died Oct. 5, 2015, in Topeka. Born Dec. 13, 1937, to Paul and Geraldine (Strickland) Eaton in Lenora, Kan.  Graduated from Concordia HS & served in the Kansas National Guard; member of the Lawrence Masonic... [More]


 MICHAEL DEAN SIMONS  Michael Dean Simons, age 53, Clifton resident, went to be with his heavenly father, on October 7, 2015, at the Clay Center Medical Center. He was born on Oct. 28, 1961, to Billy Ray and Glennis Kay (Sterrett) Simons.  He was a 1981 graduate... [More]

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School board discusses variety of topics

 With only two action items on the agenda, the Unified School District 333 board of education spent nearly the entirety of a meeting that lasted more than four hours discussing a number of topics including strategic planning and the old Concordia Middle School building.... [More]

CCCC hears proposal from Dynamic Campus

 The Cloud County Community College Board of Trustees met Tuesday night during a special meeting to discuss a possible partnership with Dynamic Campus, a technology company based out of Austin, Texas. This is the second time that the company has come to Cloud's campus. ... [More]

Recycling Center funding again discussed

  Funding the recycling center was once again a topic of discussion during the Cloud County board of commissioners meeting Monday morning.  Last week, Bill Czapanskiy, Gary Caspers and Gail Engle, brainstormed several funding ideas, including the possibility... [More]

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Panthers’ Hanson for state

GOODLAND — The streak continues for the Concordia High School girls' golf team. Concordia junior Allayna Hanson earned a trip to the Class 4A state tournament by placing 13th in the regional tournament Monday at Sugar Hills Country Club.  It will be the 12th consecutive... [More]

CHS doubles team compete in regional

LINDSBORG — The Concordia High School doubles team of Sadie Mosher and Jenna Bloomer competed in the Class 4A regional tennis tournament hosted by Smoky Valley High School on Saturday. Seeded 14th in the tournament, Mosher and Bloomer were beaten 6-0, 6-3 by third-seeded... [More]

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