For the record 2-3-14

Police Dept. Report
Lost and found—Concordia Police Department has a number of items that have been found and turned in to be identified and claimed. Items, date and location found are as follows: Pay stub and car keys, Jan. 13, 19th Street Short Stop; Keys on Koch Excavating key ring, Samsung flip phone, LG Slider phone, all on Jan. 29 at Dollar General (items were held at Dollar General for a month before being turned into the P.D.); bicycle, Dec. 2, 100 block of 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 of cedar; Walkman, Dec. 29, 200 block of West 18th.

 

Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 9:20 a.m., Jan. 31. Kristen Halfhide, Concordia, slid on the ice and struck an unknown vehicle in the 1300 block of Lincoln. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at the intersection of East 14th Street and Lincoln Street at 9:35 a.m., Jan. 31, involving vehicles driven by Kevin Smith, Concordia, and Justin Campbell, Topeka.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 10 a.m., Jan. 31, in the 1300 block of Lincoln Street involving vehicles driven by Jacob Delp, Concordia and Brandon Gatton, Ellinwood. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident on Saturday, Feb. 1st at 12:15 p.m. in the intersection of West 8th St. and Republican. Vehicles driven by David J. Redmond, Concordia, and Tracy A. Hayden, Concordia, collided at that location. No injuries were reported.
Arrests—Officers arrested Richard Robert Knapp, 23, Concordia, at 4:45 p.m., Feb. 1, in the 100 block of East College Drive. Knapp was charged with Criminal Trespass and Theft, cited and released.
Officers arrested Jamie Alexander Ashland-Morgan, 19, Concordia, at 1:50 a.m., Feb. 2, in the 400 block of East 2nd Street on a Cloud County Warrant for Burglary and Theft. Ashland-Morgan was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

NEWS

City set to revise animal codes

By Jessica LeDuc Blade staff writer  The city of Concordia's restrictions on specific breeds of dogs – as well as other types of animals – will soon go by the wayside. The ordinance to completely revise the city's animal codes was tabled at Wednesday night's... [More]

Courthouse 4-17-14

District Court CIVIL Settled:  In the case of Jessica Sherwood vs. A. Retta Waite, Concordia, judgment was entered in favor of the Defendant. Waite received judgment of $2,773.84 for rental property she owned. Costs of $109.80 were assessed to Sherwood. Judgment shall bear... [More]

Sign-up has begun for disaster assistance

 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.  "We implemented these programs in... [More]

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SPORTS

Rall pitches T-Birds past Pratt

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 The Cloud County Community College baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference Western Division doubleheader with Pratt Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Cloud County won the first game, 4-1. Pratt outslugged the Thunderbirds 13-12 in the second game. Jesse Rall limited... [More]

Concordia girls finish fourth

ELLSWORTH — Megan James, Molly Adams and Maggie Lambert  recorded first-place finishes to help the Concordia Panthers to a fourth-place finish in the Ellsworth Invitational track and field meet Tuesday. James won the pole vault by clearing 9-0. She also placed sixth... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 4-11-14

Dear Editor, Subject: Blowing out the candle  Abortion blows out the candle of the future. Everyone with a mind and a conscience knows this.     President Lincoln's words on the slavery issue apply. “I couldn't deny to someone else what I myself desire,... [More]

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