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Orioles push across winning run in seventh versus SPLHS (04/27/16)
In a game that saw great pitching from both teams, the visiting Concordia Orioles pushed across the decisive run in the top of the seventh inning of a 3-2 victory at Saint Paul last week Tuesday. With the game tied 2-2, Cameron Cooper bunted and reached base on an error to start the top of the seventh. ...
Orioles edge Cole Camp in eight innings (04/27/16)
It took eight innings, but the Concordia Orioles out-lasted the visiting Cole Camp Blue Birds 8-7 last Wednesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. The Orioles started slowly, grabbed the lead, lost the lead and then won the game in the bottom of the eighth...
Pitching highlights two close wins for Saints (04/27/16)
In a true pitchers' duel, the Saint Paul Saints came out with a 1-0 victory in 11 innings over Carrollton on the SPLHS field last Friday. With two outs and nobody on base in the bottom of the 11th, Caleb Hentges drew a four-pitch walk. He proceeded to swipe second base to get into scoring position with Micah Lemmons at the dish...
Late theatrics help Lady Orioles fend off SPLHS, overcome Leeton (04/27/16)
The Concordia Lady Orioles scored a pair of dramatic wins on the softball diamond last week, winning at crosstown rival Saint Paul 13-11 last Tuesday before knocking off Leeton 7-5 at the Concordia Sports Complex last Friday night. Concordia 13, at Saint Paul 11...
Bratchers Market coming to Concordia (04/27/16)
In December 2015, Patricia's Cost-Plus Foods closed due to financial woes. The store has essentially sat empty since then. However, by approximately the end of May the store will be known as Bratchers Market. The first Bratchers Market opened in 1983 in Montgomery City. In 1994, the Moberly location was opened...
Aldermen updated on various projects (04/27/16)
Since the leadership for the city of Concordia changed after the April 5 election, members of the Concordia Board of Aldermen received updates Monday, April 18, on various projects and purchases undertaken by the city. Replacement of the city's approximately 1,100 water meters will start June 1. According to Concordia City Administrator Dale Klussman, he had a teleconference with Khafra Engineering Consultants Inc. April 14 to discuss the replacement plans...
Outgoing SCCC director to assume superintendency at Santa Fe (04/27/16)
A goal he said he'd had for the past six or seven years came to fruition for Derek Lark in the fall of 2015. Lark accepted the position of superintendent at the Santa Fe R-10 School District after a 19-year career at Marshall Public Schools. Lark began his tenure with the Marshall district as a seventh grade science teacher and athletics coach while also coaching wrestling at Missouri Valley College. ...
Poor choices, a lifetime of consequences (04/27/16)
Ahead of prom, students from Concordia High School learned how poor choices can lead to a lifetime of consequences. Students attended an assembly hosted by David Seastrom, RN, BSN, trauma injury prevention, outreach and education coordinator for Children's Mercy, of Kansas City, Wednesday, April 20...
Call process continues at St. Paul's (04/27/16)
Last September, the Rev. Dr. Jeffery Moore came to St. Paul's Lutheran Church to assist with the call process for a new lead pastor. The call process is moving forward for the church. The lead pastor position was left open after the Rev. Dr. Lee Hagan took the Missouri district president position with the Lutheran Church―Missouri Synod. Hagan had served at the church for 13 years, before taking the synod leadership position last July...
Students receive seedlings ahead of Arbor Day (04/27/16)
Each year, the Concordia Frau Lions distribute Norway Spruce seedlings to fourth-grade students at both Concordia R-2 Elementary School and St. Paul's Lutheran School. The distribution is done through a program known as Fourth Grade Foresters USA. Students received seedlings two weeks ago in preparation -- partially -- for Arbor Day, which is Friday, April 29...
Frau Lions to host craft fair Saturday (04/27/16)
The Concordia Frau Lions will hold a spring craft fair Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This will be the first craft fair hosted by the Frau Lions in a number of years, according to one of the event's organizers, Laura Eckhoff. The goal of the organization is to hold the event yearly...
Concordia, Alma respond to barn fire (04/26/16)
Members of the Concordia and Alma Fire Protection Districts responded to a barn fire at the home of Wilbert Schlesselman, on Davis Road, north of Concordia Tuesday afternoon, April 26. According to responders, around five trucks from Concordia and Alma were at the scene. ...
With election certification, city leadership changes (04/20/16)
After the April 5 municipal election, city leadership underwent a number of changes. Those changes were certified by the outgoing Concordia Board of Aldermen Monday evening, April 18. The certified results held that Michael Brown was elected as mayor, Kenneth Fuchs was elected as a Ward II alderman, and Dwight Emde and Jan Mills were returned to the positions of Ward I alderman and city collector, respectively...
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