Letter to the Editor 5-4

Dear Editor,
Graduation time in America. The country is in “free fall,” as is Catholic higher education.
Both were amazingly strong and powerful in the past because they lived and reflected Catholic, Christian teaching.
Simply put, morality, the morality of the Bible.
Everyone has heard of the saying . . . They sold their soul to the devil.  Now, mention of this considered quaint and passé.  Government money does that to you!
Political correctness. Government money, selling out to the Evil One.
God’s truth as voiced by Archbishop Chaput, a Concordia native, “Have Catholics assimilated too well?”
As Christians we should be worried when nobody wants to persecute us. . . .  The footnote to this thought . . . is when they can do it with impunity. ie: Sebelius/Obama.
George Meyer
Retired CHS coach/teacher

OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 9-12-14

Dear Editor,  My family and I love all that Concordia has happening right now! We love the new park and I want to make a point to say that the toddler area was a great idea for the little ones! I've also been excitedly watching the construction of Hood Park's new playground... [More]

Prairie Pondering

More about the Kansas con man . . .  Brinkley was a man of the people in the same way as Louisiana's Huey Long. When the legislature complained about the bills from fancy restaurants, nightclubs and more in New York, Long explained at length. He, himself, could have been... [More]

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NEWS

For the record 9-12-14

Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers responded to the 100 block of East College Drive at 2:20 p.m., Sept. 11 and upon investigation arrested Eric Fox, 23, Concordia, for Theft. He was cited and released. Theft—Ryan McMillan, Concordia, reported at 5:25 p.m., Sept.... [More]

Courthouse 9-11-14

District Court LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Meritrust Credit Union received a judgment of $5,889.33 plus costs and interest from Courtney L. Charest, Glasco. Central National Bank received a judgment of $364.92 plus interest and costs from Mary Sue Stimatze, Concordia. Central National... [More]

For the record 9-10-14

Police Dept. Report  Accident—Officers investigated an accident at 3:25 p.m., Sept. 9, which occurred in the 100 block of East 5th involving property owned by Larry Jackson, Concordia, and an unknown vehicle which fled the scene. Investigation continues. Fire Dept./EMS... [More]

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SPORTS

Cloud County sweeps Barton

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 Playing at home for the first time this season, the Cloud County Community College volleyball team downed Barton Community College in straight sets in a Jayhawk Conference Western Division match Wednesday night.  Cloud County, now 8-3 overall and 2-1 in the Jayhawk... [More]

T-Birds, Cavaliers tie, 0-0

OVERLAND PARK — Cloud County had its chances, but couldn't convert.  The Thunderbirds got off 19 shots, 10 on goal, but were unable to score in battling Johnson County Community College to a scoreless tie  in a Jayhawk Conference match on Thursday.  The T-Birds... [More]

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