CCHC signs new PA-C

 Cloud County Health Center Administration has announced the signing of a contract with Brandon Fraley, PA-C to provide Family Practice and Emergency Room Services at the Family Care Center starting Sept. 11.
 Fraley has  been employed as Physician Assistant in Grant, Neb., since his graduation with a Master's Degree in the PA program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2008. He is originally from Chester, Neb., and earned his undergraduate degree from Doane College in Crete, Neb.
 Fraley and his wife Alicia, also from Chester, said they are pleased to be moving closer to family. The couple have one daughter, Sophia, and are expecting a second child in September.
 The family will be looking for a home in Concordia soon and are looking forward to becoming part of the community.
 Appointments can be made through the Family Care Center (785.243.4272) in late August for patients wanting to see Fraley in September.

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 Tiffani and Joshua Spurlock, Carbondale, announce the birth of their son, Rian Andrew Spurlock, born June 20, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He weighed 6 pounds 11 ounces and was 17 1/2" long.  Grandparents are Stephen and Jennifer Robbins, Concordia; James... [More]

Peterson Brothers will perform at Cloud County Fair Free Stage

 The Peterson Farm Brothers, three brothers from central Kansas who are known for their You Tube videos promoting agriculture and farming, will perform on the Cloud County Fair Free Stage at 8 p.m., Friday, July 25.  Among their parody videos are "I'm Farming and I... [More]

NOTC hires new curator

 The National Orphan Train Complex Board of Directors has announced that Shaley George, Casper, Wyo., has been hired to fill the position of curator at the Complex. George has a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology and an Associate degree in Museum and  Gallery studies.... [More]

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NEWS

County sales tax revenues up in June

 Sales tax and compensating use tax received in Cloud County in June (May sales) of this year was up from the amount received in 2013. JoDee LeDuc, Cloud County treasurer, reported at Monday's county commission meeting that the amount received in June was $61,764.02, compared... [More]

For the record 7-22-14

Police Dept. Report  Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 11:10 a.m., July 18, in the 400 block of West 10th St. involving vehicles driven by James Kearns, Belleville, and Carl Jackson, Concordia.  Damage to property—Savannah A. Brockelman,... [More]

For the record 7-21-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 9:23 a.m., Friday, Medic-5, Truck-2 responded to a smoke alarm activation in the 200 block of West 9th. There was no fire. At 2:33 p.m., Friday, Medic-5,Truck-2 responded to the 400 block of East 9th for a medical call. There was no transport. At 12:37... [More]

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SPORTS

CNB avenges lone loss, wins East Regional

OSBORNE — Avenging its only loss of the season, Citizens National Bank thumped Washington County 9-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball East Regional on Saturday night. Washington County had beaten Citizens National Bank in the title game of the league tournament... [More]

Junior golfers record first place finishes

 Four junior golfers from Concordia recorded first-place finishes in the league competition.  Two tournaments were played in Concordia, and one in Clay Center. The low scores were counted.  Brennen Acree, Concordia, placed first in the high school boys' division... [More]

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