For the record 3-6-14
Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers arrested Kayla Rowland, 24, Concordia, at 7:30 p.m., March 5, in the 900 block of East 7th on an Ottawa County Warrant for Driving While Suspended. She was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Theft—At 10:05 p.m., March 5, Short Stop reported a Theft that occurred in the 1900 block of Lincoln. Investigation continues.
Accident—Officers investigated an Accident at 4:20 p.m., March 5, in the 2100 block of Lincoln involving a vehicle driven by Stephanie Read, Concordia, and a vehicle owned by Timothy Jessup, Concordia.
Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 8:54 a.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 went to Sunset Home and transported a 94-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 3:35 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 went to Sunset Home and transported a 93-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
A 5:11 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 went to Mt. Joseph and transported a 73-year-old female to Mt. Joseph Senior Village.
Calls for March 6
At 2:20 a.m., Thursday, Medic-1 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of an 88-year-old male to Salina Regional Health Center.
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]