For the record 12-18

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers arrested Harold W. McNeely, 52, Concordia, at 8:15 p.m., Dec. 17, in the 1500 block of Lincoln Street charging him with Driving While Suspended and Refusal to Submit to DUI Tests. McNeely was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Amber Wogomon, Concordia, Dec. 17, charging her with Domestic Battery and Criminal Trespass. Wogomon was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Katherine West, Concordia, Dec. 17, on a Republic County Warrant for Failure to Appear. West was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Bradley Elson, Concordia, Dec. 17, on two Cloud County Warrants for Failure to Comply with Terms of Probation. Elson was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 11:28 a.m., Monday, Medic-5 went to the 400 block of East 5th and transported an 82-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.
At 4:21 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 went to the 100 block of East 7th and transported an 89-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.
At 8:24 p.m., Monday, Medic-1 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of a 49-year-old male to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 8:44 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 went to the 300 block of West 6th. No transport was made.

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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