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District Court
CRIMINAL
Jacob J. Guinnip appeared Jan. 3 and was convicted of three violations of Battery. He was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail for each count, to be served concurrently,  and ordered to pay costs of the action, $160. The Court found that Defendant shall remain in the custody of the Cloud County Jail until noon, Jan. 7. His sentence shall be suspended on the condition that all costs are paid in full by Feb. 28.
Regan Smith appeared Jan. 2 and was convicted of Domestic Battery. She was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $160, a fine of $200 and all other assessed fees by Feb. 13. Her sentence was suspended with Defendant being placed on unsupervised probation for six months with specific terms and conditions including that she have no contact directly, indirectly or through a third party with Juan Nunez and that she seek anger management/conflict resolution counseling and provide proof of same to the Court.

Early History of Cloud County
By H.E. Smith
In a Tunnel
The old lady had traversed all this distance safely, enjoying every hour of the journey, and was now turning her face homeward to a farm nestled among the hills.
"My son lives on the other side of the house, and does all the chores about the farm. I take care of myself," she explained, with the curious simplicity of a nature that confided all its private affairs to strangers, never dreaming of doubting that their interest equaled her own in discussing their personal history.
Ruth's sympathy was aroused. This sympathy cost her dearly. Three hours later she was standing on the crowded platform of a large railway terminus, where locomotives were dashing frantically about, and anxious passengers vociferated loudly, with her own train disappearing in the distance, and a string of gold beads in her hand.
It happened thus: Ruth and her new friend hobnobbed delightfully. The old lady was particularly pleased to discover that among the many good things; prepared for the other's journey by friendly hands were crisp turnovers, generous slices of dried-apple pie and doughnuts.
"Seems like hum," she declared, with a sigh of satisfaction. "Couldn't git any cake nor pie in Canady. They said that they had plenty of beef and beer, but I don't need nothin' quite so hearty."
Born of the same race, subjected to the same influence of a harsh, cold climate, the English resident of Canada supplies generous fuel for the machinery of life, while the Yankee resident of New England most grudgingly lubricates the busy mechanism of his economy, at the same time extorting the greatest possible amount of labor from his slave—the body.
Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert
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NEWS

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CCCC board approves publishing budget

 The Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved publishing the 2014-2015 budget Tuesday night, leaving the mill levy unchanged.  Amy Lange, vice president for administrative services, recommended the board maintain the operational mill levy at 25.694... [More]

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Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 300 block of West 8th at approximately 8:15 p.m., July 28 and arrested William Strommen, 19, Concordia, charging him with Criminal Damage to Property, Domestic Related and Criminal Threat. He was... [More]

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SPORTS

CNB clips Norton 2-1 in K-18 state title game

LUCAS — Scratching out just enough runs to back a solid pitching performance by Cole Larsen, Concordia Citizens National Bank clipped Norton 2-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball State Tournament Tuesday night. Larsen gave up just one run on four hits, struck... [More]

Blues cruise into Class AA state tournament

LINCOLN — Outscoring its opponents in the semifinal game and championship game by a combined 20-1, the Concordia Blues qualified for the Kansas American Legion Baseball Class AA State Tournament. Concordia shut out Lincoln 11-0 in the semifinal game of the Class AA Zone... [More]

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OPINIONS

In the mean time

 Last week's rerun of GOD'S WINGS started a series of meditations for me. One of the most difficult was my seeking to answer the question, Would I be willing to lay down my life for another? When the chips were down, would I, like the mother bird, remain steadfast or would... [More]

Voters should be informed

In today’s fast-paced society, we’re often “too busy” to inquire and learn about different political points of view.  Those who vote need to familiarize themselves with the positions of every candidate.  Too often, we simply vote along party... [More]

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