For the record 1-23-13

Police Dept. Report
Arrests—Officers arrested Robert T. Roche, 31, Jamestown, at approximately 4 p.m., Jan. 19, in the 1600 block of Lincoln Street on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Further investigation led to charges of Theft, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Use of an Explosive, Criminal Use of Weapons and Battery on Law Enforcement Officer. Roche was  transported to Cloud County Corrections. Holley R. Brockelman, 29, Jamestown, also was arrested at that time and location on a Saline County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Brockelman received additional charges for Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Paraphernalia. Brockelman also was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers arrested Lisa Ann Helton, 34, Concordia, at 12:20 p.m., Jan. 22, in the 300 block of West 17th Street. Helton was transported to Cloud County Corrections on two Arrest and Detain Warrants.
Theft—Officers investigated a theft report at 8:45 a.m., Jan. 20, in the 800 block of Russ Street. Scott Fischer, Concordia reported the theft. Investigation continues.
Hit and run—Officers investigated a hit and run accident at 1:50 p.m., Jan. 22, in the 300 block of West 11th Street. A legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Shirley L. Forshee, Concordia, was struck at that location. Investigation continues.

NEWS

City set to revise animal codes

By Jessica LeDuc Blade staff writer  The city of Concordia's restrictions on specific breeds of dogs – as well as other types of animals – will soon go by the wayside. The ordinance to completely revise the city's animal codes was tabled at Wednesday night's... [More]

Courthouse 4-17-14

District Court CIVIL Settled:  In the case of Jessica Sherwood vs. A. Retta Waite, Concordia, judgment was entered in favor of the Defendant. Waite received judgment of $2,773.84 for rental property she owned. Costs of $109.80 were assessed to Sherwood. Judgment shall bear... [More]

Sign-up has begun for disaster assistance

 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.  "We implemented these programs in... [More]

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SPORTS

Rall pitches T-Birds past Pratt

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 The Cloud County Community College baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference Western Division doubleheader with Pratt Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Cloud County won the first game, 4-1. Pratt outslugged the Thunderbirds 13-12 in the second game. Jesse Rall limited... [More]

Concordia girls finish fourth

ELLSWORTH — Megan James, Molly Adams and Maggie Lambert  recorded first-place finishes to help the Concordia Panthers to a fourth-place finish in the Ellsworth Invitational track and field meet Tuesday. James won the pole vault by clearing 9-0. She also placed sixth... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 4-11-14

Dear Editor, Subject: Blowing out the candle  Abortion blows out the candle of the future. Everyone with a mind and a conscience knows this.     President Lincoln's words on the slavery issue apply. “I couldn't deny to someone else what I myself desire,... [More]

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