CCCC advances to semifinals

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The Cloud County Community College men’s soccer team advanced to the semifinals of the Region 6 Tournament by shutting out Dodge City Community College 2-0 in a match it hosted on Sunday afternoon.
Cloud County (11-8) will take on Barton County Community College at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka.
Barton County (11-4-1) downed Neosho County 2-1 in the opening round.
Cloud County lost 2-0 earlier in the season to Barton County.
In the other first-round games, Coffeyville blanked Northwest Kansas Technical College 2-0 and Johnson County defeated Allen, 4-1.
Coffeyville (15-4) plays Johnson County (12-6) in the semifinals at 4 p.m., Thursday.
The championship match is scheduled for noon on Friday.

SPORTS

CHS drops dual to Chapman

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P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } Suffering just two losses on the mat, the Concordia High School wrestling team was beaten 48-33 by Chapman in a North Central Kansas League dual Thursday night in the Concordia Junior-Senior High School gymnasium. Concordia gave up 42 points with... [More]

Second half surge pushes Trojans past T-Birds, 70-57

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 It took the Colby Community College Trojans less than 1:30 in the second half to erase all of the hard work the Cloud County Thunderbirds had done in the first half.  Cloud County led Colby 35-33 at halftime. The Trojans scored five points in the first 1:24 of the... [More]

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NEWS

City approves SRO memorandum

 Commissioners Chuck Lambertz, Tim Parker, Marsha Wentz and Lyle Pounds, along with Mayor Christy Hasch, unanimously approved the School Resource Officer Program Memorandum of Understanding, which is an agreement between the City of Concordia and Unified School District... [More]

CCFC board of governors conducts quarterly meeting

 The Community Foundation for Cloud County (CFCC) conducted its quarterly board of governors meeting on Jan. 28 at the Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce meeting room  CFCC  executive director Bob Steimel distributed the Foundation's fund summary for the current... [More]

County approves pharmacist contract

County board approves employment contract   Cloud County board of commissioners Monday approved a contract of employment for Cloud County pharmacist with Steven Palmquist presented by Health Department administrator Diana Gering.  Palmquist will receive $35 per hour... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Winter  Memories . . .     As I sit here typing, I can look out at the approaching night, a picture for a Christmas card!  Brrr!  Snowy nights bring back a host of memories down the years.     My dad and brother would stamp snow... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “Organized, autocratic religions give people a source of stability and community. They bind people together with a sense of belonging and offer a clear vision of right and wrong. They teach children at an impressionable age a values system that, alone, parents may... [More]

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