CCCC’s Swanson breaks own school record

LUBBOCK, Texas — Cloud County Community College freshman Taylor Swanson bettered her own school record while recording a second-place finish in the pole vault at the Texas Tech Masked Rider Open indoor track and field meet.
Swanson cleared 12-7 ½. It was the third consecutive meet in which she has established a new school record.
Cloud County's Benard Keter turned in a time of 8:24.68 to place second in the 3,000-meter run.
Keter finished seventh in the 1,000-meter run in 2:34.25.
Damar Robinson cleared 6-11 to place second in the high jump for Cloud County.
Tameca Wallace picked up a sixth-place finish in the women's triple jump with a best of 37-8 ¾.
Cloud County's 4x400 relay team of Brenda Barnett, Brianna Blackwell, Jane Ohanta and Davida Holley turned in a time of 4:03.86, and qualified for the NJCAA Indoor Championships.

SPORTS

Former CCCC coach remembered

 Last week, Cloud County Community College lost one of a kind with the death of its first head basketball coach Larry Forsythe.  Forsythe coached the Thunderbirds from 1966 through 1975, compiling a record of 167 wins and  99 losses. His teams never finished lower... [More]

Garden City hands CCCC 3-1 defeat

GARDEN CITY — The Cloud County Community College volleyball team opened the Jayhawk Conference Western Division season with a 3-1 loss to Garden City Community College. Garden City rolled to a 25-15 victory in the first set of the match. Cloud County, now 3-2 overall, evened... [More]

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NEWS

CHS students in JAG program share their stories with governor

 Students participating in the Jobs for America's Graduates, JAG-Kansas, at Concordia High School had the opportunity to tell their stories to Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback met with the students and instructor Alisha Sipe during a visit to the classroom on Wednesday.  “I... [More]

Courthouse 8-28-14

District Court LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Central National Bank received a judgment of $364.92 plus costs and interest from Mary Sue Stimatze, Concordia. Champlin Tire Recycling Inc. received a judgment of $379.13 plus interest and costs from Johnny Bass dba Johnny B's Roadside... [More]

County board approves hauling contract

 Cloud County board of commissioners Monday approved a new solid waste hauling contract for 2015 with PJ Owen of Owen Trucking. The vote followed a discussion with Owen and Solid Waste director Mike Hake.  Because of increased costs, the contract price for 2015 will... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 8-26-14

Dear Editor,   Another Relay for Life has come and gone.  It was in hopes that the time change this year was going to be a good thing, but with the weather conditions turning from lightning and then rain it was an evening that was cut short.  The Relay Committee... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Changing with the times . . .  Recently, a filler piece in a newspaper told how the clothing people wear to church has changed with the times and customs, and not for the better according to the writer.... I remember there was a certain ritual from the time we gathered... [More]

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