Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for March 24: * 4 traffic citations * 7 traffic warnings * 1 parking ticket * 2 accidents investigated * 3 juvenile referrals * 22 public assistance calls * 2 animal calls
Meghan Ford marched her way into Jamestown High School's track and field record book on Friday. The Blue Jay eighth-grader broke the school record in the indoor 3,200-meter run at the state indoor meet in Fargo. Ford claimed third in the race, finishing in a time of 11 minutes, 26.26 seconds. The pace broke a 21-year-old Jamestown High mark by nearly three seconds. Jessica Neva, who was in attendance on Friday at North Dakota State's Bison Sports Arena, held the previous record time of 11:29.01, which she set in 1996.
Four people were sentenced recently on felony charges in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Sarah Jean Gray, 38, 250 16th Ave. NE, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, a Class C felony, possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, Class B misdemeanors. Gray was accused of possessing methamphetamine, items used with controlled substances other than marijuana, items used with marijuana and possession of marijuana on July 28 in Stutsman County.
Optimist Club honors athletes Abby Kallenbach, Hannah Dunnigan and Brad Bennett were named Jamestown Optimist Club's athletes of the week. Kallenbach, a sophomore on the Jamestown High School girls track and field team, placed first in the high jump, was second in the long and triple jumps, and also ran a leg on the Jays' third-place 800-meter relay team.
Jamestown Fire Department calls March 2-23: Ready squad calls for fire alarm activations where no smoke or fire was detected and fire alarms were reset: March 5: 12:34 p.m., ready squad responded to 1104 25th St. SW, Edgewood Senior Living. Cause: accidental alarm activation. Time out: 25 minutes. March 8: 5:33 a.m., ready squad responded to 1324 6th St. NW, single family dwelling. Cause: faulty detector. Time out: 55 minutes.
Two births were reported Friday by Jamestown Regional Medical Center. March 23, son, 8 pounds, 4 ounces, to Tova Olderness and Andy Noreen, Jamestown. March 24, son, 8 pounds, 7 ounces, to Kelli and Casey Kuska, Dickey.
A hot, delicious, nutritious meal is being served at three different locations in Jamestown, Center I, Gardenette, James House, and Streeter Senior Center in Streeter. Center I serves meals five days per week with serving time at noon Monday through Friday. At all other Jamestown sites, the meals are served Monday through Friday with serving times at Gardenette at 11:30 a.m., James House 11:30 a.m.
A birth was reported Wednesday by Jamestown Regional Medical Center. March 21, daughter, 6 pounds, 11 ounces, to Shelby and Marius Botha, New Rockford.
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