Tourism committee awards grants

 Tourism grant applications were the main item on the May agenda at the monthly Cloud County Convention and Tourism Committee meeting Tuesday.
 Each quarter the Tourism committee distributes $1,750 in event and marketing/development grants based on a set criteria. Six grant applications were received this quarter.
 As no applications were received last quarter the committee voted to grant out a total of $3,500 as follows:
Softball for Fireworks, softball tournament to raise money for fireworks, $100; National Orphan Train Complex, printing of rack cards, $500; Concordia American Legion Fireworks July 3rd Fireworks Show, $100; Cruise In, Pig Out BBQ Contest, Chamber fundraiser, $500; Tootlefest, $500; Concordia Chamber of Commerce, downtown speaker/sound system, $1,800.

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

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]

For the record 4-16-14

Sheriff's Dept. Report Arrests—Deputies arrested Mark Fraser, Concordia, April 15, charging him with Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property, Theft and Trespassing. Fraser was transported to Cloud County Corrections. Deputies arrested Eric Johnson, Concordia, April 15, charging... [More]

Heart Choices banquet is May 1 at Motherhouse

The Annual Heart Choices Spring Banquet will be May 1 at the Nazareth Motherhouse, 13th and Washington, in Concordia. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the meal will begin at 7 p.m. followed by a program which will highlight activities and events that have taken place throughout... [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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