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Lady Orioles close week with dominating triumph (01/21/15)
After losing a heartbreaking 42-40 decision on a last-second shot at home to Crest Ridge last week Tuesday, Susie Vandevender's Concordia Lady Orioles could've been thinking about the tough ending and taken Lone Jack lightly three nights later. However, the Lady Orioles came out with lots of fire and tenacity, rolling to a 65-35 I-70 Conference victory...
Lady Saints have perfect week (01/21/15)
John Beerman's Saint Paul Lady Saints had a perfect week on the basketball floor, but one of the three games went down to the wire. The Lady Saints opened the week with a 63-45 I-70 Conference victory at Lone Jack on Tuesday. Two nights later, the Lady Saints had to make a late defensive stop to claim a 43-42 victory at Higginsville. On Friday, the Lady Saints put together a strong offensive effort in a 56-46 victory at Kansas City Lutheran...
Orioles split two conference games (01/21/15)
Jumping out to a five-point lead in a defensive-dominated first quarter, the homestanding Concordia Orioles gained momentum they never relinquished, en route to a 47-35 I-70 Conference victory over Crest Ridge last week Tuesday. But the Orioles ran into a wild pack of Lone Jack Mules on Friday night and lost a 61-26 decision at home on Friday...
Saints record wins over Lone Jack, KC Lutheran (01/21/15)
By winning two of their three games last week, Monte Pitsch's Saint Paul Saints reached double-digit victories for the season. The Saints opened last week with a defensive gem in a 41-28 victory over homestanding Lone Jack on Tuesday. And after suffering a 62-39 setback at Higginsville on Thursday, the Saints rebounded with a resounding 62-31 victory at Kansas City Lutheran Friday...
Treat to move toward simpler life (01/23/15)
On Friday, Jan. 23, Beth Treat, owner of The Simple Life, announced she will be selling the popular Concordia-based restaurant and antique shop ― but its potential sale isn't looming in the near future. "I am ready to move on to a simpler life," Treat said. "But the business is still open as usual. I will seek to find a special individual or individuals that will continue to make The Simple Life a destination in Concordia."...
SPLS to hold National School Choice Week open house (01/22/15)
St. Paul's Lutheran School will hold an open house Wednesday, Jan. 28, as part of National School Choice Week. The event will start at 7 p.m. and will feature many aspects of the school and its early childhood programs, according to a press release...
Blood drive scheduled at SPLHS (01/22/15)
The National Honor Society at Saint Paul Lutheran High School is sponsoring a blood drive Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the gym annex. Processing of blood donations will be conducted by the Community Blood Center of Kansas City. ...
Fire burns field near Emma (01/21/15)
At approximately 4:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, firefighters with the Concordia Fire Protection District were called to assist with a field fire near Emma. According to Fire Chief Mark Tolias, a small brush fire was started but was walked away from, which allowed the fire to spread to the field...
Jan. 12 crashes result in moderate injuries (01/21/15)
Two separate crashes Monday, Jan. 12, resulted in moderate injuries for involved parties. The first crash happened at 5:05 a.m. on Route TT west of Old Concorde Road. Richard W. Hicks, 47, of Bates City, was driving a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee when the vehicle lost control after hitting a patch of ice on the road, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report. ...
Shackelford sworn in as municipal court judge (01/21/15)
Before proceedings were underway Thursday, Jan. 15, for the Concordia Municipal Court, a small ceremony took place. Susan Flandermeyer (right), Concordia city and court clerk, ...
Mo. Highway 13 Coalition sends letters to MHTC chairman (01/21/15)
The Mo. Highway 13 Coalition has sent two letters in regard to Interstate 70 after its most recent meeting, Monday, Jan. 12. The letters were sent to Stephen Miller, chairman of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) by Bill Bernier, coalition chairman, Tuesday, Jan. 13...
Affordable Care Act education program offered by MU Extension (01/21/15)
Trish Savage, Univeristy of Missouri family financial education regional specialist, will offer a program about the Affordable Care Act at the Lafayette County University of Missouri Extension Center, 14 E. 19th St., Suite 102, in Higginsville, Thursday, Jan. 29. The program lasts one hour and begins at 4 p.m. The deadline to register is Tuesday, Jan. 27...
HCC to offer even on insurance marketplace (01/21/15)
The Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri will offer information about health care options and how to get covered through the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace. Its event "January's Big Push" takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at the organization's location -- 825 S. Business Hwy 13, in Lexington...
Concordia Elementary fourth- through sixth-grade concert

Students from Concordia R-2 Elementary School performed for family and friends at the annual Christmas Concert Monday, Dec. 15. Students from the fifth- and sixth-grade bands performed, along with choirs from fourth through sixth grade, and the...

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