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High School Sports
Lady Saints see end of 2013-2014 basketball season (03/05/14)
Being held to eight points during the middle two quarters of their Class 3, District 14 semifinal game at Richmond last Wednesday, the third-seeded Saint Paul Lady Saints dug themselves too deep of a hole out of which was too deep to climb. The third-seeded Lady Saints eventually dropped a 48-37 decision, finishing their season 18-7 overall...
CHS Lady Orioles eliminated by Santa Fe (03/05/14)
Two nights before their season came to an end, the Concordia Lady Orioles basketball team upset the Crest Ridge Lady Cougars in the first round of the Class 1, District 14 Tournament on the Lady Cougars' home floor Feb. 24. The game was close throughout, and in the end, the Lady Orioles got a put-back basket from Cailey Cooper to take the lead and hit enough free throws, including three for four from Ellison Brunkhorst, to claim a 38-37 victory...
Orioles drop first-round game to Windsor (03/05/14)
In the win-or-go-home pressure of postseason basketball, the fourth-seeded Concordia Orioles were able to overcome a horrendous shooting first quarter to eventually grab a second-quarter lead against the No. 5-seeded Windsor Greyhounds. But in the fourth quarter, the Greyhounds hit a three-point basket to break a 63-63 tie. ...
Saints fall to O'Hara Celtics in district play (03/05/14)
After three quarters in the first round of the Class 3, District 14 Tournament at Richmond last week Tuesday, the fourth-seeded Saint Paul Saints and the No. 5-seeded O'Hara Celtics were tied 34-34. But the Celtics were able to gain a late lead and hold on as Saint Paul missed a last-second shot to claim a 45-43 upset victory...
SPLS, CES hold first reading fair (03/05/14)
Last week Concordia R-2 Elementary School held its week-long Scholastic Book Fair. In the middle of the week, however, a special event for both CES and St. Paul's Lutheran School was held -- their first ever reading fair. It was held in the CES lunch room on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m. Ten SPLS and six CES students participated.
Mueller sworn in as city treasurer (03/05/14)
City approves water-rate adjustment (03/05/14)
Monday evening, March 3, the Concordia Board of Aldermen held a special public hearing over proposed water-rate adjustments. Before that however, private property construction was discussed and Carol Mueller was sworn in to her position as city treasurer and assistant clerk...
Transportation council furthers prioritization (03/05/14)
Members of the Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission Transportation Advisory Council worked toward the goal of project prioritization for the transportation projects, which may be done by the Missouri Department of Transportation, at its meeting Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Concordia Community Center...
Beginning the healing process: Local comfort dog visits Warrenton school (03/05/14)
Valentine's Day was a tragic day for a first-grade class at Warrior Ridge Elementary School, in Warrenton. It was the day one of its students, the student's mother and one of the mother's co-workers were killed in a domestic assault. Soon after, St. ...
Boy found dead in county lake (03/05/14)
A 12-year-old boy was found dead Monday afternoon after he'd reportedly gone missing from the Odessa area. At approximately 1:30 p.m. emergency personnel responded to the area of Kite and Newton roads, southwest of Odessa, after Devin Fossett had reportedly gone missing. According to a press release from the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office, in Lexington, Fossett's father discovered some of his belongings by an ice-covered lake...
SPLHS hosts creativity-minded event (03/05/14)
Approximately 40 high school teams descended on the Saint Paul Lutheran High School campus Saturday morning, battling chilly temperatures while preparing for their chance to move forward in a statewide tournament. But students didn't gather for an athletic championship. ...
CFPD battles area fires (03/05/14)
Regardless of cold temperatures and wet conditions, Concordia Fire Protection District volunteers responded to several blazes this past week ― at least two of those spreading through residents' fields. On Friday, Feb. 28, crews raced north of Concordia to Bohlman Road, which stems off of Route AA, where a trash fire got out of control. The fire spread, hitting a brush pile on the property and coming close to a house currently under construction...
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