For the record 8-13-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers arrested Russell T. Britt, 33, Concordia, at 1:30 p.m., Aug. 12, in the 300 block of West 6th Street on a Cloud County Warrant to Revoke Probation. Britt was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 7:25 p.m., Aug. 12, in the 100 block of East College Drive. A vehicle driven by Wendell L. Felsburg, Gaylord, struck a legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Triple U Trucking Inc. of Dunlap, Ill.

 

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 10:17 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 went to the 500 block of State and transported a 102-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
At 11:08 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 went to 2100 N. 120th Road and transported an 82-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Commission commemorates CCCC anniversary

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  At a brief meeting Wednesday night, the Concordia City Commission signed a proclamation commemorating Cloud County Community College’s 50th anniversary. The College was founded on January 28, 1965, and began classes in February... [More]

CHS drama department will present 'Radium girls'

 Concordia High School drama department will present its Spring play, "Radium Girls," tonight, March 5, March 6 and 7 in the high school auditorium.  Written by D.W. Gregory, the play is based on a true story of several young women in the 1920s who attempted to sue... [More]

Courthouse 3-5-15

District Court CIVIL Dismissed: The case of State Bank of Kansas vs. PRP, LLC; Parba Madhu; and Prakash C. Patel, Leawood, has been dismissed without prejudice with cost taxed to plaintiff. Filed: The Citizens National Bank seeks a petition of declaratory judgment from Cody Lowman... [More]

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SPORTS

Coppoc signs with Cloud

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } Concordia High School senior Jace Coppoc has signed to participate in track and field at Cloud County Community College. Limited by an injury during his senior season, Coppoc posted a best time of 1:58.57 in the 800-meter run. He ran 51.2 in the... [More]

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]

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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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