For the record 3-4-13

Police Dept. Report
Hit and run—Jessica Ann Rhudolph, Clyde, reported at 8:15 a.m., March 2, that an unknown vehicle had struck and damaged her legally parked and unattended vehicle while it was parked in the parking lot at The Holiday Inn Express. Damage occurred sometime after 6:30 a.m., Saturday.
Accident—Gregory S. Gennette, Concordia, reported at 11:45 a.m., March 2, that his vehicle had been struck sometime the night before while it was parked in the 700 block of West 8th Street. Marissa E. Workman, Concordia, reported at 1:30 p.m. that she had struck this vehicle earlier in the morning between 7:30 and 7:45 a.m.
Theft—Officers responded to the 100 block of East College Drive at 9:10 p.m., March 2, for report of a Shoplifter. Officers cited and released Cody A. Krehbiel, 19, Pretty Prairie, charging him with Theft.
Joshua A. Thoman, 20, Concordia, was cited and released on charges of Theft at approximately 1:50 a.m., March 3, in the 100 block of East College Drive.
Arrest—Officers arrested Joshua J. Peltier, 33, Concordia, in the 400 block of West 13th Street at approximately 1:10 a.m., March 3, charging him with Failure to Signal and Refusal of PBT. Peltier was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 7:57 a.m., Sunday, Medic-5 responded to 109 E. 2nd and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 10:39 a.m., Sunday, Medic-1 responded to Cloud County Health Center and transported one patient to Via Christi in Wichita.
At 5:59 a.m., Monday,  Medic-5 responded to 1500 Key Road and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.

 

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Feri Gabarrete, Nebraska, March 1 on a Nebraska Warrant for Sexual Assault With a Minor . Gabarrete was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Jennifer Knoll, Belleville, March 1 on a Cloud County Warrant for Obstructing Apprehension or Prosecution. Knoll was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Curtis Thompson, Jewell, March 1 on a Cloud County Warrant for Domestic Battery. Thompson was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Colton Hubbard, Mankato, March 2 on a Cloud County Warrant for Theft. Hubbard was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

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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