For the record 6-14-13

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 3:47 p.m., Thursday,  Medic-5 went to Marquis Place and transported an 85-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
At 5:24 p.m., Thursday, Medic-1 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of an 85-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 7:52 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5, Medic-3, Rescue-1 went to 150th and Key Road for a one motor vehicle rollover. Medic-5 transported a 19-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center and Medic-3 transported a 20-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.

At 2:37 a.m., Friday, Medic-1 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of a 36-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.

 

Police Dept. Report
Recovery—The stolen 1993 Dodge Dakota extended cab pickup with Kansas tag 556FPM has been recovered.
Theft—Melissa Crump reported Theft of Property at approximately 5:07 p.m., June 8, in the 1200 block of Spruce.
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 9:55 a.m., June 10, in the 1900 block of Lincoln involving vehicles driven by Lindsey Eakins, Wichita, and Aaron Carroll, Wichita.
At approximately 10:20 p.m., June 11, a motorcycle was pursued on a traffic violation into the county where the motorcycle had an accident which was worked by the Kansas Highway Patrol. Driver was transported to Cloud County Health Center.
Open container—At approximately 1:05 a.m., June 11, in the 900 block of Cedar, officers charged Alan Day, 28, Concordia, with Transporting an Open Container.
Arrest—Officers arrested Amanda Slate, 26, at approximately 2:55 a.m., June 12, in the 100 block of East 8th, for Driving Under the Influence. She was transported to the Cloud County Jail.

NEWS

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Documentary on life of Ellet to premiere

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SPORTS

Hake’s big night sparks Panthers past Eagles, 28-18

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CHS finishes third in Marysville tourney

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

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Prairie Pondering

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