For the record 3-25-13

Police Dept. Report
Arrests—Officers arrested Kaitlin D. Covert, 18, Concordia, at approximately 6:50 p.m., March 21, in the 900 block of East 9th Street. Covert was transported to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Criminal Damage to Property and Disorderly Conduct.
Officers arrested Jesse R. Turner, 27, Concordia, at approximately 2 a.m., March 23, in the 100 block of Broadway charging him with Driving While Suspended. Turner was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Officers arrested Davin Ojala, 32, Boulder, Colo., at approximately 12:50 a.m., March 24, in the 2100 block of Lincoln Street for Transportation of Open Container after investigation during a traffic stop at that location. Ojala was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Investigation into a Theft in the 2200 block of Campus Drive led to the arrest of Taylor Cramer, 20, Concordia. Cramer was transported to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Theft at 3:30 p.m., March 24.
Officers arrested Johnny D. Lucas, 34, Houston, Texas, at 5:25 a.m., March 25, in the 1100 block of Highland Drive. Lucas was transported to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Controlled Substance, Transportation of Open Container and Driving on Expired License.
Theft–Terrance Cyre, Concordia, reported Theft of Items and Damage to Property on Friday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m. Damage and theft occurred in the 200 block of East 5th St. Investigation continues.
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 6:15 p.m., March 23, in the 400 block of Kansas Street involving vehicles driven by Tamara Zimmerman and Ronald Wondra, both of Concordia. Minor damage with no injuries was reported.
Officers investigated a one vehicle accident at approximately 11:28 p.m., March 23. A vehicle driven by Ian Lewicki, Concordia, struck the west side of the viaduct. No injuries were reported.

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested David Miller, Concordia, March 19 on a Finney County Warrant. Miller was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Lawrence Halfhide, Concordia, March 21, charging him with Rape, Aggravated Sodomy, Aggravated Indecent Liberties With a Child. Halfhide was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Jerry Ziockowski, Delphos, charging him with D.U.I. and Minor in Consumption. Ziockowski 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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