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Schlueter pitches at MHSBCA All-Star game
Jordan Schlueter recently pitched in the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association Class 1 and 2 Senior All-Star game. He was on the west team, which won 10-0. He pitched in the last two innings and had five strikeouts, gave up zero hits and zero runs. Schlueter went 1 for 2 with an RBI single. He is a 2016 graduate of Concordia R-2 High School and signed to play baseball at Westminster College, in Fulton.
I-70 baseball stars selected to all-state squad
Some of the top players from the I-70 Conference received the highest honors for a high school baseball player in the state of Missouri. Members of the Santa Fe Chiefs and Concordia Orioles were selected to the 2016 Missouri High School Baseball Coaches' Association All-State Team...
Kaysinger outslugs I-70 in All-Star collision
The best seniors on the baseball diamond from the I-70 Conference in 2016 got together to try and beat the best from the Kaysinger Conference in the now-annual All-Star Game between the two conferences. The Kaysinger All-Stars came out on top 8-3 on June 5 in Cole Camp...
Schlueter takes home MVP award in Lions' All-Star
Former Concordia Oriole Jordan Schlueter had a night to remember in one of his last appearances on the high school baseball diamond. Schlueter earned MVP honors in the West Central Missouri Lions' Club All-Star Game held at Tompkins Field in Crane Stadium on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg...
Saint Paul benefit hog roast and auction
On Sunday, June 26, Saint Paul Lutheran High School will host its 30th annual hog roast and silent and live auctions on campus. The dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the live auction starting around 12:15 p.m. A variety of auction items are available The SPLHS community is humbled by the hearts of ministry of all the donors who have partnered with the school, a press release noted...
Alma resident named to University of Missouri System Review Commission
Racially-charged incidents on and off campus at the University of Missouri-Columbia eventually led to the resignation of MU System President Tim Wolfe November 2015. Because of the handling of protests, as well as a proposed $7.6 million budget cut to university administration by the Missouri House, State Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, Senate budget leader, proposed creating a commission to evaluate the MU System this March...
Aldermen make final liability insurance decision
After receiving information from Dave Oetting, of Naught-Naught Insurance Agency, at the last Concordia Board of Aldermen meeting, the board was able to make a final decision regarding liability insurance at the Monday, June 20, meeting. Concordia City Administrator Dale Klussman provided the board with updates...
Klussman offers update on water meters
Water meter replacements in Concordia are progressing steadily, noted Concordia City Administrator Dale Klussman at the Concordia Board of Aldermen meeting Monday, June 20. He said the first of two books is nearly finished. The two books essentially cover the city's two wards, with a few extra locations which are just outside city boundaries. ...
Sheriff deputies arrest one, fatally shoot other
Around 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, Lafayette County Dispatch received a 911 call relating to two men asking for gasoline at a residence east of Johnson Drive near Odessa on the north outer road. The resident reported the two men left her house and were parked at the end of the drive by the outer road in a gray and blue Buick...
MoDOT to hold public meeting in Holden
The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a public update meeting at Holden Middle School, 301 Eagle Drive, in Holden, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15. MoDOT representatives will share intersection alternatives for Route 50 and Route 131 to improve safety. MoDOT is considering the best options for the traffic, location and health of the community to improve safety...
Aldermen finalize hay bid agreement
At the Concordia Board of Aldermen meeting Monday, June 6, Concordia City Administrator Dale Klussman informed aldermen that despite giving approximately two weeks notice on hay bids at Edwin A. Pape Lake and one of the city's lagoon properties, the city only received one bid and it was late...
Concordia R-2 Board approves new curriculum
Discussions at the June 9 Concordia R-2 Board of Education meeting focused on legislative updates and the approval of new curriculum. Superintendent Mary Beth Scherer explained Concordia High School and Concordia Elementary School will now have one gender neutral bathroom in each building in accordance with the joint guidance issued from the U.S. ...
Bratchers Market opens today
After approximately two months of work, Bratchers Market, in Concordia, is now open. It is located at 710 N. Bismark St., which fomerly housed Patricia' Cost-Plus Foods, and its hours are from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday saw the controlled chaos of final preparations for opening. Boxed, canned and bagged goods were already lining shelves, while produce and dairy products were awaiting delivery so as to be fresh for the store's first customers...
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