For the record 1-8-14

Police Dept. Report
Lost and Found—Following are items that have been turned in to the Concordia Police Department and the dates and location found: KU lanyard with keys, Nov. 4, 200 West 6th; tire iron, Nov. 20, 18th and State; kid's bike, Nov. 22, 100 East 8th; bicycle, Dec. 2, 100 block East 9th; Moped, Dec. 5, 13th and Lincoln; dining room chair (wood), Dec. 13, highway 81 at north city limits; HFT orange strap, Dec. 16, 600 block Republican; wet floor sign, Dec. 19, 400 block West 9th; keys with class of 2011 lanyard, Dec. 19, 1100 block Cedar; Walkman, Dec. 29, 200 block West 18th.

Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Andy T. Colby, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 11:55 a.m., Jan. 7. Damage occurred in the 300 block of West 5th Street sometime after midnight.

 

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Kirk Bolte, Concordia, Jan. 6, charging him with Driving While Suspended. Bolte was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Cesar Valenciano, Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 7, charging him with Driving While Revoked. Valenciano was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Lynn Larson, Concordia, Jan. 7, charging him with Bond Revocation. Larson was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

NEWS

Commission commemorates CCCC anniversary

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  At a brief meeting Wednesday night, the Concordia City Commission signed a proclamation commemorating Cloud County Community College’s 50th anniversary. The College was founded on January 28, 1965, and began classes in February... [More]

CHS drama department will present 'Radium girls'

 Concordia High School drama department will present its Spring play, "Radium Girls," tonight, March 5, March 6 and 7 in the high school auditorium.  Written by D.W. Gregory, the play is based on a true story of several young women in the 1920s who attempted to sue... [More]

Courthouse 3-5-15

District Court CIVIL Dismissed: The case of State Bank of Kansas vs. PRP, LLC; Parba Madhu; and Prakash C. Patel, Leawood, has been dismissed without prejudice with cost taxed to plaintiff. Filed: The Citizens National Bank seeks a petition of declaratory judgment from Cody Lowman... [More]

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SPORTS

Coppoc signs with Cloud

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } Concordia High School senior Jace Coppoc has signed to participate in track and field at Cloud County Community College. Limited by an injury during his senior season, Coppoc posted a best time of 1:58.57 in the 800-meter run. He ran 51.2 in the... [More]

Strait, Miller pick up wins in 4A state tournament

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SALINA — Concordia’s Zach Strait and Cameron Miller picked up wins in the Class 4A state wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at the Bicentennial Center. Strait, a freshman, went 2-2 in the 106-pound class. Miller, a junior making his third consecutive trip to... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Nothing more to say . . .   Sometimes an obituary can become almost poetic, perhaps and especially if the paper is back home  country - “Scott served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1965. He was a member of the Baptist Church, a hard worker, a green thumb genius... [More]

Letter to the Editor 2-27-15

Dear Editor,  The letter written by David Norlin that appeared in the February 24th edition of the Blade-Empire is yet another example of anti-gun rhetoric espoused by individuals who have a far left political viewpoint. I think Professor Norlin should have followed his... [More]

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