For the record 11-19-13

Police Dept. Report
Arrests–Officers arrested Marian S. Murphy, 50, Concordia on Nov. 16 at approx 1:10 a.m. in the 400 block of West 6th St. on a Cloud County Warrant to Revoke Probation. Murphy was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
While conducting a traffic stop on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 10:35 p.m. , Officers arrested Jessica Lynn Evans, 39, Concordia, charging her with Driving Under the Influence. Evans was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers responding to a disturbance call on Nov. 17, at 10:40 a.m. in the 400 block of East 5th St. arrested Anthony May, 18, Concordia, charging him with Aggravated Assault and Domestic Battery. Audrey Meadows, 37, Concordia was also arrested at that time and charged with Domestic Battery. Both May and Meadows were transported to Cloud County Corrections.
While doing a traffic stop, Nov. 17 at 12:15 p.m. in the 1100 block of Hill St., Officers arrested Ruby Genereux, 23, Concordia, charging her with Driving While Suspended. Genereux was transported to Cloud County Corrections and she was also charged with Speeding.
 Citation–Officers on a traffic stop Nov. 16 at 1:55 p.m. in the 300 block of Willow St. cited and released Tanner R. Kimminger, Palmdale, Florida for Driving While suspended.
Damage to Property–Melissa Taylor, Concordia, reported damage to property on Friday Nov. 15 at 11:40 a.m. Damage occurred sometime Thursday in the 700 block of Cedar St.

 

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 6:23 a.m., Sunday, Medic-5 went to the 400 block West 12th for a 58-year-old female. Transported to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

For the record 3-4-15

Police Dept. Report Hit and run—Officers investigated a hit and run accident at 1 a.m., March 4 which occurred in the 600 block of East 7th. Kaleb Tyler, 21, Delphos, was arrested at 1:11 a.m. at 13th and Lincoln and was charged with Limitations of Backing, Failure to Report... [More]

Courthouse 3-4-15

District Court CRIMINAL Stephen James Istas appeared March 3 and was found Guilty and convicted of Battery. He was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, a fine of $200, an alcohol/drug testing fee of $40, a probation supervision... [More]

Documentary about Ellet to receive award of excellence

 A documentary about former Concordia Blade-Empire columnist Marion Ellet will receive an award for excellence during the 2015 Broadcast Education Association's Festival of Media Arts in Las Vegas on April 12.  Thomas Nelson, associate professor of communications at... [More]

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SPORTS

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]

T-Birds upset Cougars in Region 6 tourney, 84-81

 Putting the frustrations of the regular season behind them, the Cloud County Thunderbirds went on the road and upset Barton Community College 84-81 in the opening round of the Region 6 Tournament Saturday night. Cloud County, which was beaten 78-69 by Barton in the final... [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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