Flags committee plans Memorial Day services

 The Avenue of Flags committee met Monday evening at the American Legion post home and completed plans for Memorial services.
 A dedication of the new memorial wall will be at 11 a.m., Memorial Day, in the northwest corner of the Courthouse lawn next to the Eternal Flame memorial. Names of all Cloud County veterans killed in the wars will be on the wall.
 Large flags will be placed at Pleasant Hill Cemetery at 8 a.m., Monday, and taken down at 5 p.m. and folded at the American Legion post home.
Small flags will be placed on graves at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 25. Those who are helping should meet at the southwest corner at the veterans' memorial at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. All help is appreciated.

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Birth

Greg and Tonya Deneault, Concordia, announce the birth of their son, Ryker Loy Deneault, born June 21 at Salina Regional Health Center. He weighed 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 20" long. Ryker has six  brothers, Cody Deneault, Brad Deneault, Dalton Forshee, Isaiah Deneault,... [More]

Birth

Abbie and Steve Hanson, Concordia, announce the birth of their son, Abel Wayne Hanson, born July 28, 2016, at Salina Regional Health Center. He weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and was 20" long. Abel has a brother, Caleb Hanson, 10, and a sister, Avamarie Hanson, 2.  Maternal grandparents... [More]

Student luminaries

SALINA—Students from Concordia named to the Spring 2016 President's Honor Roll at Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, were Kari Grogan, Zachary Kyle and Autumn Zimmerman. Students receiving this honor must have a semester grade point average of at least 3.75 and no incompletes.... [More]

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NEWS

Trustees approve equipment purchase

The Cloud County Community College board of trustees authorized the purchase of 90 desktop computers, 128 monitors and 10 laptop docking stations from Dell at cost of $69,999.48 last night at its regular meeting. R. Shawn Walden, vice president for information technology, said... [More]

Local law enforcement investigating burglaries

The Concordia Police Department and Cloud County Sheriff's Department are investigating burglaries that occurred last week at the Concordia Sports Complex and the Cloud County Fairgrounds. It was reported by Concordia Public Works Director Ron Copple last Friday that a burglary... [More]

For the record 8-31-16

Police Dept. Report Accident—Officers investigated an accident at 2:20 p.m., Aug. 30,  which had occurred in the 200 block of East 15th involving a vehicle driven by James Buller and a vehicle owned by Janice Gordon, both of Concordia. Arrest—Officers arrested... [More]

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SPORTS

Trecek, Hanson lead CHS to fourth-place finish

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Lauren Trecek and Allayna Hanson recorded top 10 finishes to lead the Concordia High School girls' golf team to a fourth-place finish in their invitational tournament Tuesday at Concordia Golf & Wellness. Trecek (55-49) and Hanson (48-56) each posted scores of 104 to finish... [More]

CHS JV finishes third in quad

The Concordia High School junior varsity girls' tennis team placed third in the quadrangular it hosted on Tuesday. Smoky Valley won the meet with 11 points. Phillipsburg was second with nine points and Concordia scored three points. Katie Kearn finished fifth in number one singles... [More]

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