Courthouse 1-23-14

District Court
CIVIL
Settled:
JP Morgan Chase Bank, National Association received a judgment of $53,889.07 plus interest and costs from the estate of Terrance L. Cyre, Concordia.
Midland Funding LLC received a judgment of $625.04 plus interest and costs from Paula Roegge, Concordia.

LIMITED CIVIL
Dismissed:
The case of Nex-Tech Wireless LLC vs. Linn E. Varner, Ardmore, Ala., has been dismissed without prejudice.
The case of  Nex-Tech Wireless LLC vs Jerry James, Aurora, was dismissed without prejudice.
Settled:
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of costs of $75.31 and post-judgment costs incurred by the judgment credited plaintiff as authorized by law from Ronald Lagasse, Concordia.
LVNV Funding LLC received a judgment of $5,743.34 from Elen Flower, Glasco.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $966.40 plus interest and costs from Timothy Jessup, Concordia.
Nex-Tech Wireless LLC received a judgment of $759.51 plus interest, costs and fees from Lance Mason, Concordia.
Scott R. Condray Chartered received a judgment of $1,606.87 plus interest and costs from Glen Enoch, Miltonvale.
Scott R. Condray Chartered received a judgment of $2,724.81 plus interest, costs and fees from Jack B. and Patricia Kamien et al, Miltonvale.
Scott R. Condray Chartered received a judgment of $3,234.77 plus costs, interest and fees from Jon Mihm and Virginia L. Mihm, Salina.
Filed:
Central National Bank seeks a judgment of $555.77 plus interest, costs and fees from Justus Golightly, Clyde.
Central National Bank seeks a judgment of $481.60 plus interest, costs and fees from Melissa Dawn Sommers, Concordia.
Central National Bank seeks a judgment of $476.57 plus interest, costs and fees from Bob L. Kendall, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $491 plus interest and costs from Angela Young, Miltonvale.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $517 plus interest and costs from Christopher Affolter, Clyde.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $538 plus interest and costs from Michael Nelson, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $549.31 plus interest and costs from Robert Cash, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $258 plus interest and costs from Leo Denio, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $324.33 plus interest and costs from Christy Streeter, aka Dexter, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $464.15 plus interest and costs from Jarod T. Thoman, Jamestown.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $650 plus interest and costs from Johnny Dillow, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $1,521.70 from Karen Myer, Miltonvale.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $1,670.40 plus interest and costs from Curtis M. Higgins, Concordia.

TRAFFIC
All Subtypes
Jan. 15-21
The following people received fines for speeding: Matthew S. Anderson, Cesar G. Valenciano $159; Amber Louise Desario, $203, deferred adjudication; Andrew B. Dorn, Shane A. Douglas, Bryce R. Heinrichs, Christopher M. Igoe, Gina K. Kimble, Lynette K. Mandery, Elton J. Oneill II, Jonah R. Overholt, Lyndsey M. Palmer, Rodrigo T. Ramirez, Luke R. Shearer, Heather M. Terry, Timothy B. Zahm, $141; Walter R. Mettinger, $177; Garry L. Peterson, $201.
Receiving fines for other violations were Rebecca L. Al-Islam, liability insurance required, $396 and operating motor vehicle without a valid license, $50; Dante J. Burse, basic rule governing speed of vehicles, $171; Matthew P. Garner, Michael V. Goodaker, failure to wear seat belt, $10; Darrick S. Klima, defective tail lamp on motor vehicle, $141; Inocente Sanchez-Garcia, operating motor vehicle without a valid license, $196; Jacob Michael Shipp, transporting an open container, $196; Cesar G. Valenciano, driving while canceled/suspended/revoked, first conviction, $100.

CRIMINAL
David Lee May appeared Jan. 21 and was found Guilty and convicted of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant, First Offense, and Transporting an Open Container. For operating a motor vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant, first offense, he was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $96, a fine of $500, a Community Corrections fee of $250 (DUI fine), an alcohol/drug testing fee of $40, a probation supervision fee of $60, a community service work insurance fee of $8.50 and all other assessed fees. For transporting an open container he was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $100 and all other assessed fees. Defendant's sentence was suspended with the exception of a 48-hour term with Defendant being placed on supervised probation with Court Services for 12 months following specific terms and conditions.

LEGAL TRANSFERS
Warranty Deeds:
Thomas L. Richard and Diane L. Richard to Blane Alexander Schmidt, west half southwest quarter of 20-8-3 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas.
Braden S. Berndt and Karen A. Berndt to Mitchell T. Wilson and Denise L. Wilson, Tract "A"
The northwest quarter northwest quarter of section 29-7-4 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas containing 40.7 acres more or less except tract
and
Tract "B"
The southwest quarter northwest quarter of section 29-7-4 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas containing 40.3 acres more or less
and
Tract "C"
The northeast quarter northwest quarter of section 29-7-4 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas containing 41.0 acres more or less
and
Tract "D"
A tract of land in the northeast quarter of section 29-7-4 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas containing 80.3 acres more or less
See record
Hi-Nine Corporation to Braden Berndt and Karen A. Berndt, northwest quarter 1-7-5
Justin A. Rice and Catherine R. Rice to Gale E. Ethridge, trustee; Irma K. Ethridge, trusee; Catherine Ethridge nka Cathy R. Rice, trustee; Neomi Ethridge revocable trust; and Frank M. Ethridge revocable trust, a tract of land located in the west half of section 7-8-4 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas containing 2.09 acres more or less and is subject to easements reservations and restrictions of record
See record
A tract of land located in the west half of section 7-8-4 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas containing 2.09 acres more or less and is subject to easements reservations and restrictions of record
See record
Brian G. Sharpe to MBS Farms LLC, an undivided half interest north half northwest quarter and southwest quarter northwest quarter 3-5-1
See record
An undivided half interest east half northeast quarter 4-5-1
See record
Sandra S. Junek and Alan R. Junek to MBS Farms LLC, an undivided half interest north half northwest quarter and southwest quarter northwest quarter 3-5-1
See record
an undivided half interest east half northeast quarter 4-5-1
See record
Corey Isbell and Heather N. Isbell fka Heather N. Neel to Jason M. Trost, the west 66' of the east 110' of lot 12 in block 74 in the city of Concordia Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof
Trustee's Deeds:
Larry LeDuc, co-trustee, Sister Janet Marie LeDuc, CSJ, co-trustee and Leo LeDuc and Mae LeDuc revocable trust to Larry L. LeDuc, east half 21-6-5
See record
west half southwest quarter 22-6-5
See record
southeast quarter 23-6-5
See record
Marjorie A. Sharpe living trust, Brian G. Sharpe, trustee, and Sandra S. Junek, trustee, to Sandra S. Junek and Brian G. Sharpe, north half northwest quarter and southwest quarter northwest quarter 3-5-1
see record
east half northeast quarter 4-5-1
See record
Quit Claim Deed
Tricia S. Wagoner and Tricia S. Wagoner fka Tricia S. Stangle to Tricia S. Wagoner and Jason G. Wagoner, lots 24, 26 and 28 all in block 8 of
Robinson's Addition, an addition to the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas
Transfer on Death Deed
Jean D. Hamel to James B. Reinwald and Aaron L. Reinwald, the west 72' of the east 99' of lot 3 in block 41 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
By H.E. Smith
Light at Last
"Does Mrs. Archer live here?" the man asked, in a voice scarcely audible. "Miss Archer lives here, sir." "It is late, I know," the man said after a long pause; "but I have walked out from the city, and as I came this way, and saw a light in the window, I ventured to stop, as I had an errand to do."
The man had the odor of the sea about him, and Mary was not afraid. There was something to her sacred in those habiliments—and she bade him come in.
He followed her into the sitting-room, but did not sit down in the proffered seat, nor did he remove his hat. It was a chill autumnal night, and he wore his pea-jacket buttoned close up.
"You said you had an errand, sir?" Mary at length ventured. "Yes, yes," said the man, with a start. He had been looking at her from the shadow of his hat-rim. "Yes—I have an errand. It was given to me years ago. At one time—for a long time—I thought I should never bring it; but fate has been kinder than I dared to hope. You know—none should know better—that there are mortal dangers on the deep. I was wrecked as others had been before and have been since.
I was cast, alone on a raft, upon an island, where savages were for long years my only companions. I taught them many useful things, and they were kind to me. Of gold and precious stones I gathered a great store, useless there, but to me of value should I ever again find my native land. The time came at length, after weary years,and my feet once more tread the soil of my own country. And, lady, I have come to fulfill a trust. I knew who you were before I came here. They told me in the city of your situation."
The man unbuttoned his pea-jacket and drew something out from his bosom, and slipped something from around his neck. The former was a locket, scarred and worn and blackened, and the latter was a soiled and frayed and knotted remnant of dingy ribbon.
Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert
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SPORTS

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