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MCPHERSON — Playing in its next to last match of the season on the road, the Cloud County Community College volleyball team was beaten in five sets by the McPherson College junior varsity on Monday

The outcome wasn’t what the Concordia Panthers were looking for against unbeaten and third-ranked Scott City, but the effort was.

PHILLIPSBURG — Two points away from advancing to the championship match of the Class 3A sub-state volleyball tournament, the Concordia Panthers were unable to close out host Phillipsburg.


"But now, O Lord, Thou art our Father, We are the clay, and Thou our potter; and all of us are the work of Thy hand," Isaiah 64:8 NASB.


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Lyle Ivan Dyson, 93, lover of classic country music and proud American, left this earthly life on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at Smoky Hill Health and Rehab Center, Salina, Kansas.

David B. Jones, age 90, died Wed., October 17, 2018 at Park Villa Nursing Home, Clyde.  He was born in Portsmouth, NH on July 18, 1928 to Harold & Dorothy (Becker) Jones.

Floyd J. Day, age 91, entered into rest on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Atria Del Rey Senior Living in Rancho Cucamonga, California.  He was born on May 30, 1927 in Concordia, Kansas to Floyd W.

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Concordia Fire Department Captain Rick Knudsen, right, provides Jena Lanoue instruction on how to properly use a fire

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