Courthouse 10-29-13

District Court
CRIMINAL
Adam L. Tipton appeared Oct. 23 and was found Guilty and convicted of Defective Tail Light. He was ordered to pay a fine of $45 and costs of the action, $96. Defendant shall reappear before the Court at 9 a.m., Nov. 27, if all costs and fine are not paid in full.
Alexis Sparrow appeared Oct. 24 and was convicted of Possession of a Hallucinogenic Drug, Marijuana. She was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, an alcohol/drug testing fee of $40, a probation supervision fee of $60, attorney fees of $600, a BIDS administrative fee of $100, a community service work insurance fee of $8.50 and all other assessed fees. The Court also finds that Defendant has been convicted of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and shall be sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail. Her sentences shall be served concurrently.  Defendant was given credit for time previously served. Her sentences were suspended and she was placed on supervised probation with Court Services for 12 months following specific terms and conditions.
Aaron Sleeper appeared Oct. 22 and was found Guilty and convicted of Speeding 90/70 and No Liability Insurance. For the no liability insurance charge, he was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $300 and costs of the action, $96. For the speeding charge he was ordered to pay a fine of $105 and costs of the action, $96. Defendant's sentence was suspended on the condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by Nov. 27.

NEWS

USD 333 board approves tentative negotiated agreement

 The Unified School District 333 board of education approved a tentative teacher negotiated agreement during a special meeting on Monday. Teachers in the district will meet at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday to vote on the proposed agreement. Negotiations between the board and the teachers... [More]

County sales tax up in August

 Cloud County sales tax for August this year was up from August 2014. JoDee LeDuc, county treasurer reported at the Cloud County Commission meeting Monday that August sales tax was $62,159.43 compared to $59,404.61 in 2014.  In other business, Tom Richard, owner's representative,... [More]

For the record 8-31-15

Police Dept. Report Burglary—Officers investigated a Burglary at 6:50 p.m., Aug. 27, which had occurred in the 400 block of West 5th. Investigation continues. Arrest—Officers investigated burglaries at 8:50 a.m., Aug. 27, which took place in the 800 block of Church... [More]

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SPORTS

Four Panthers place in top 10

 Four members of the Concordia High School girls' golf team recorded top 10 finishes in the tournament hosted by the Panthers Tuesday at the Concordia American Legion Golf Course.  Kora Snavely carded a 101 to place second for Concordia in the season opener.  Kayla... [More]

CHS tennis team opens in Ellsworth

ELLSWORTH — The Concordia High School girls' tennis team opened the season Tuesday at the Ellsworth Invitational.  Central Plains won the tournament with 58 points.  Smoky Valley was a close second with 57 points and Trinity Catholic was third with 42. Concordia... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 8-28-15

Dear Editor,  This letter is being written in response to the news media coverage of the Health Department's budget. We have had a multitude of people either stop us on the street, call or ask our families about the statement the Health Department was $100,000 over on commodities.... [More]

Prairie Pondering

This and That . . .  Quite often, I wonder if there are other people in their 90s who suddenly become quite aware of Time and the essence thereof, resulting in a frustrated, often frantic state of mind in which too many things demand attention, none of which seems to get... [More]

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