For the record 11-29-13

Concordia Police Department report

Arrest - On Thurs., Nov. 28, at 3:30 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of East 8th Street. Upon investigation, officers arrested Spencer Reynolds, 23, Fort Worth, Texas, charging him with expired tag, no proof of insurance, driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported to Cloud County Corrections. Also arrested at the scene were Marcus Reynolds, 22, Overland Park, and Joshua Yankoviz, 20, Kansas City, Kan. Both were charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Accidents - Officers investigated an accident at 5th and Washington streets at 3:30 p.m., Wed., Nov. 27. Vehicles driven by Carl Jochems Jr. and Larry Stringer, both of Concordia, collided at that location.
Officers investigated an accident in the 100 block of East College Drive at 2:50 p.m., Wed., Nov. 27, involving vehicles driven by Nikke Krager, Concordia, and Jennifer Herrick, Topeka.
Officers investigated an accident in the 2100 block of Lincoln at 10:50 a.m., Wed., Nov. 27. A vehicle driven by Macey Strang, Concordia, hit a vehicle owned by Shannon Boff, Concordia, at that location.
Theft - On Thurs., Nov. 28 at 11:25 a.m., Leah Evers, Concordia, reported theft of items from the 400 block of West 13th. Investigation is ongoing.

NEWS

For the record 3-2-15

Police Dept. Report Lost and found—A number of items have  been turned in to the Concordia Police Department to be identified and claimed. The items, date and location found are as follows: License Plate, Feb. 11, 1020 Lincoln; boy's jacket, woman's coat, Camo coat,... [More]

Commissioner: Issues at jail persist

 At the quarterly intergovernmental meeting in Clyde Wednesday night, Cloud County Commissioner Bill Czapanskiy told those in attendance that problems continue to plague the new law enforcement center and jail. Since the jail’s completion in March 2014, there have... [More]

Courthouse 2-26-15

District Court CIVIL Filed: Kansas Department for Children and Families received a judgment of $3,746 plus interest and costs from Laura A. Hittle, Concordia. LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $3,196.47 plus interest and costs from... [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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