For the record 8-12-13

Police Dept. Report
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 1:20 p.m., Aug. 8, in the 1400 block of L Street. A vehicle driven by Joshua Ross, Concordia, struck a parked vehicle owned by Amanda Baumann-Weber, Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 5 p.m., Aug. 9, in the 200 block of West 6th Street. Vehicles driven by James Joyner Jr. and Heather S. Trigg, both of Concordia, collided at that location.
Damage to property—Bennie D. Willis, Concordia, reported damage to property at 10:30 a.m., Aug. 10. Damage occurred sometime in the overnight hours. Investigation continues.
Arrests—Officers arrested Travis J. Huber, 22, Courtland, at 4:40 a.m., Aug. 10, in the 200 block of West 7th Street. Huber was transported to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Criminal Damage to Property.
Officers arrested Matthew P. Garner, 23, Hubbell, Neb., at 3:35 a.m., Aug. 10, in the 1200 block of Broadway Street. Garner was taken to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Public Intoxication and Obstruction of Legal Police Process.
Officers arrested Sean J. Wallace, 25, Concordia, at 2:30 a.m., Aug. 11, in the 600 block of Olive Street and transported him to Cloud County Corrections, charging him with Obstruction. Officers also arrested Dustin D. Brown, 30, Concordia, in the 700 block of Olive Street at 2:45 a.m. Brown also was transported to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Obstruction.
Officers arrested Jordan Lamb, 30, Concordia, at 4:10 p.m., Aug. 11, in the 200 block of East 7th Street charging him with Pedestrian Under the Influence. Lamb 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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