For the record 2-14-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers responded to the 1900 block of Broadway at 10:20 p.m., Feb. 13, for a report of a disturbance. Upon investigation officers arrested Damian Clancy, 27, Concordia, for Domestic Battery, Criminal Damage to Property and Interference with a Law Enforcement Officer. He was transported to Cloud County Health Center and transferred the next day to Cloud County Corrections.
Accidents—Officers investigated an accident at 8:45 p.m., Feb. 13 which occurred in the 1200 block of Lincoln involving a vehicle driven by Ethan Cory, Concordia, and a vehicle belonging to Joel Voelker, Palmer.
Officers investigated an accident at 4:50 p.m., Feb. 13, which occurred in the 100 block of East College Drive involving a vehicle driven by Robert Nelson, Jamestown, and a vehicle owned by Louisa Dowling, Concordia.

 

Fire Dept./EMS Report

At 8:10 a.m., Thursday, Medic-5 went to the 700 block of Kansas and transported a 67-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
At 3:55 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5 went to the Brown Grand Theatre and transported a 43-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.
At 9:54 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5 went to 807 Matthew for a 61-year-old female. No transport was made.
At 10:27 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5 went to the 1900 block of Broadway and transported a 27-year-old male to Cloud County Heath Center.

At 12:43 a.m., Friday,  Medic-5 went to the 400 block of East 9th and transported an 84-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.

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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