Letter to the Editor 5-18

Dear Editor,
(To members of the community:)
How can you support the military families living in your community? The objectives of Operation Military Kids are to give you an understanding and appreciation of the unique stressors that military families face during a deployment and the reintegration process when their service members return. We want to provide an overview of OMK and provide you with tools, skills and resources to understand the effects of deployment and reintegration on military youth in order to build community support networks.
On May 31, at the American Legion Hall, 506 Washington Street, Concordia, Kan., the state OMK team will be conducting a “Ready, Set, Go” training. This training will help the community understand the deployment cycle, reintegration cycle and issues that affect our youth and how you as a community member can help support these military families. Your local Extension Agents along with our state OMK team hope you will attend.
We will begin at 7:00 p.m. and conclude by 9:00 p.m. Dessert will be provided. Please RSVP to Leca Good, Programs Assistant at (785) 747.7112 or leca@ksu.edu or the KSU River Valley District Extension in Concordia at (785) 243-8185 or pgerhardt@ksu.edu.
Sincerely,
Leca Good, OMK Programs Assistant
KSU River Valley Extension

OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 8-28-15

Dear Editor,  This letter is being written in response to the news media coverage of the Health Department's budget. We have had a multitude of people either stop us on the street, call or ask our families about the statement the Health Department was $100,000 over on commodities.... [More]

Prairie Pondering

This and That . . .  Quite often, I wonder if there are other people in their 90s who suddenly become quite aware of Time and the essence thereof, resulting in a frustrated, often frantic state of mind in which too many things demand attention, none of which seems to get... [More]

More Opinions

NEWS

For the record 8-31-15

Police Dept. Report Burglary—Officers investigated a Burglary at 6:50 p.m., Aug. 27, which had occurred in the 400 block of West 5th. Investigation continues. Arrest—Officers investigated burglaries at 8:50 a.m., Aug. 27, which took place in the 800 block of Church... [More]

Courthouse 8-31-15

District Courthouse CRIMINAL  Kaylee Marie Martinez appeared Aug. 20  and was  convicted of a charge of Possession of a Hallucinogenic Drug, Marijuana, and sentenced to eleven months and 20 days in the cCoud County Jail and ordered to pay the costs of this action... [More]

Swenson returns home with purchase of Duis Meat

 A chance to come back home was a big plus for Ryan Swenson when he decided to purchase Duis Meat Processing from Toby and Sue Duis.  Swenson, son of Richard and Denise Swenson, Concordia, was born and raised in Concordia, growing up on the family farm north of town.... [More]

More News

SPORTS

T-Birds slip past Central in OT, 2-1

COLUMBUS, Neb. — Freshman Leonardo Sosa and Ajuma Johnson teamed up on two goals, including one in overtime, to lead the Cloud County Community College soccer team to a 2-1 win over Central (Neb.) Community College in the season opener on Friday. Sosa scored off an assist... [More]

CCCC defeats Larks in five sets

HESSTON — Stretched to five sets, the Cloud County Community College volleyball team got past Hesston College on Friday.  The Thunderbirds edged the Larks 25-23 in the first set.  Hesston College won the second set 25-20 and the third set 25-20 to go up 2-1.  Cloud... [More]

More Sports

Buy Photos