For the record 3-18-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers arrested Louisa J. Darden, 33, Wichita, at approximately 11 a.m., March 17, in the 500 block of Washington Street. Darden was transported to Cloud County Corrections on a Riley County Warrant for Probation Violation.
Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 2:10 p.m., March 17, in the 1100 block of Highland Drive involving vehicles driven by Dixon Dutton and Christina Read, both of Concordia.
Damage to property—Kenneth R. Davis, Concordia reported Damage to Property at 7:25 p.m., March 17, in the 1200 block of Broadway. Investigation continues.

 

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 7:39  a.m., Monday, Engine-1, Engine-2 and Truck-1 responded to the 200 block of East 11th for a structure fire. Damage was sustained.
At 9:34 a.m., Monday, Medic-5, Truck-2 responded to the 100 block East 7th for a 92-year-old male patient. Transported to Cloud County Health Center.
At 12:07 p.m., Monday, Engine-1, Rescue-1 and Truck-1 responded to the 500 block of East 2nd for grass fire in the backyard. No damage to property.
At 12:54 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 responded to the 800 block of Matthew and transported a 53-year-old female patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 1:27 p.m., Monday, Medic-1 responded to the 100 block of West 10th and transported a 63-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
At 2:41 p.m., Monday, Medic-1 responded to Cloud County Health Center and transported an  83-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 1:12 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 600 block of 2nd Ave. and transported a 92-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
At 4:54 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the Holiday Inn and transported an 11-year-old female patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 5:52 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 200 block of East 2nd in Glasco and transported a 34-year-old male patient to Mitchell County Hospital.

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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