Birth

Alan and Latisha Day, Concordia, announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Lynell Day, born Feb. 25 at Cloud County Health Center. She weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and was 19 1/2" long. Ava has a brother, Keith Day, 2 1/2.
Grandparents are Leon and Loleta Deaver and Nicky Day, all of Concordia. Great-grandmothers are Wilma Monty, Concordia, and Theresa Schwab, Clifton.

PEOPLE

Cook signs letter of intent to join CCCC Cheer Squad

 Meghan Cook, Concordia, has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship to join the Cloud County Community College Thunderbirds Cheer Squad for the 2014-2015 academic year. Cook, daughter of Jeff and Lori Cook, is on the CHS Panthers Cheer Squad and will graduate from Concordia High... [More]

Boyd installed as FCCLA officer

 Stacey Boyd, junior at Concordia High School, was installed as Kansas District C's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) first vice president for the 2014-2015 School year at the 68th annual State Leadership Conference April 6-8 in Wichita. District C... [More]

Birth

 Travis and Sara LeClair, Clyde, announce the birth of their son, Luke Matthew, born March 14 at Cloud County Health Center, Concordia. He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 1/2" long. Luke has three brothers: Seth, 8, Ryan, 4, and Noah, 19 months.  Grandparents are Richard... [More]

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NEWS

City set to revise animal codes

By Jessica LeDuc Blade staff writer  The city of Concordia's restrictions on specific breeds of dogs – as well as other types of animals – will soon go by the wayside. The ordinance to completely revise the city's animal codes was tabled at Wednesday night's... [More]

Courthouse 4-17-14

District Court CIVIL Settled:  In the case of Jessica Sherwood vs. A. Retta Waite, Concordia, judgment was entered in favor of the Defendant. Waite received judgment of $2,773.84 for rental property she owned. Costs of $109.80 were assessed to Sherwood. Judgment shall bear... [More]

Sign-up has begun for disaster assistance

 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.  "We implemented these programs in... [More]

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SPORTS

Rall pitches T-Birds past Pratt

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 The Cloud County Community College baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference Western Division doubleheader with Pratt Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Cloud County won the first game, 4-1. Pratt outslugged the Thunderbirds 13-12 in the second game. Jesse Rall limited... [More]

Concordia girls finish fourth

ELLSWORTH — Megan James, Molly Adams and Maggie Lambert  recorded first-place finishes to help the Concordia Panthers to a fourth-place finish in the Ellsworth Invitational track and field meet Tuesday. James won the pole vault by clearing 9-0. She also placed sixth... [More]

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