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Crown 'em: Minor League Softball team takes state title (07/29/15)
Down to its final six outs of regulation, the LaCoMo East Minor League softball team mounted comeback, eventually beating Joplin 11-10 in seven innings Monday night in Concordia. The win meant the LaCoMo East 9- and 10-year-old team won the state tournament without having to play a winner-take-all game. LaCoMo East won all three games it played in the three-team event...
Major League team eliminated from state tourney (07/29/15)
Taking on what looked to be the strongest team in the state tournament at DeSoto wasn't a good recipe for success for the LaCoMo East Major League baseball all-star team on Friday. LaCoMo East managed only one hit against four pitchers and was shut out by Webb City 11-0...
Major League all-stars drop first three games at Regional (07/29/15)
The LaCoMo East Major League softball all-star team has played better each game but, as of Monday afternoon, is winless at the Midwest Regional tournament in Indianapolis. LaCoMo East dropped the opener of the nine-team event to Poland Community, Ohio, 11-0, on Saturday. LaCoMo East then lost an 18-3 decision to Russell County, Ky., in the second game of pool action on Sunday...
LaCoMo East Major League softball all-stars are headed to Indy (07/22/15)
Despite losing in the first game of the championship round of the state tournament at DeSoto on Monday, the LaCoMo East Major League softball all-star team had a mulligan in its pocket. LaCoMo East used that second chance -- which it earned by winning its first two games in the three-team event -- to come back and whip Joplin 11-1 in the winner-take-all game...
Note to our readers in print, online and social media (07/29/15)
The Concordian and The Marshall Democrat-News, will publish an important series about social networking and online safety the week of Aug. 17. The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center estimates that nearly 30 percent of American youth are either a bully or a target of bullying. ...
Bikers 4 Boomers scheduled Aug. 15 (07/29/15)
The fourth annual Bikers 4 Boomers poker run will return to Lafayette County Saturday, Aug. 15. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Higginsville Senior Center, 101 W. 21st St. A breakfast of biscuits and gravy will also be provided. The first bike will go out at 9 a.m. and the last bike will leave at 10 a.m. The run will visit Concordia, Odessa, Lexington and back to Higginsville at Fairground Park...
Reach Foundation meets with lawmakers at Live Well clinic (07/28/15)
On Thursday, July 23, State Rep. Glen Kolkmeyer, R-Odessa, and State Sen. David Pearce, R-Warresnburg, were in Concordia at the Live Well Community Health Center to meet with representatives of the Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri and the Reach Healthcare Foundation, of Merriam, Kan...
City undertakes final steps for S. Orange Street curbing (07/28/15)
Last year, a portion of South Orange Street between Sixth and Seventh streets required closure while the city laid drainage boxes and lowered water lines. This work was done in preparation for the improvements along Main Street, which include replacement of stairs to Americans with Disabilities Act standards, ramps and an overlay of South Main Street/Mo. Route 23...
Air ambulance takes Concordia woman to hospital (07/28/15)
Ping-Pong ball drop to return to Concordia Fall Festival (07/22/15)
At the annual meeting of the Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce Thursday, July, 16, members discussed a partnership with the Concordia Fall Festival Board on the return of the Ping-Pong ball drop, which was a regular feature of the festival for many years...
County commission distributes meeting minutes (07/22/15)
Minutes from previous meetings were distributed by the Lafayette County Commission Tuesday, July 14. At the Wednesday, July 15, meeting. Opal Johnson, of Mayview, and Arron Haynes, of Higginsville, were re-appointed by the commission to the Lafayette County Children's Services Fund board...
Scotwood Industries donates dust control near veterans cemetery (07/22/15)
During services at the Higginsville State Veterans Cemetery, dust from vehicles driving along the neighboring gravel Long Grove Road, would cause interference. The cemetery sought solutions in which to reduce or eliminate the amount of dust. Through the work of the Higginsville Special Road District and the Lafayette County Commission, Scotwood Industries, of Overland Park, Kan., donated a quarter-mile worth of dust control for the road, which was laid Friday, July 17...
No objections heard for distillery liquor license (07/22/15)
No objections were heard to the licensing of a distillery requiring a liquor license at the Concordia Board of Aldermen hearing held in conjunction with their regular meeting Monday, July 20; nor were any written objections filed at city hall during the 10-day notification period leading up to the hearing, City Administrator Dale Klussman said. ...
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