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

For the record 8-20-14

Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers arrested Erin Crawford, 21, Concordia, at 5:10 p.m., Aug. 19, in the 100 block of West 6th Street on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Comply. Crawford was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center. Fire Dept./EMS Report... [More]

County officials give reports at monthly meeting

Cloud County board of commissioners had its monthly meeting with county officials as part of their regular session Monday morning and heard the following reports: COUNTY CLERK Linda Bogart reported her office is completing all of the reporting requirements for the August Primary... [More]

For the record 8-19-14

Police Dept. Report  Arrests—Officers arrested James D. Ninemire, 40, Concordia, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Aug. 19, in the 900 block of Archer Street charging him with Driving Under the Influence, Transporting an Open Container, Possession of Marijuana and Possession... [More]

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SPORTS

Local gymnasts compete

DES MOINES, Iowa — Gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2014 Junior Olympics.  Katie Thompson, Concordia, captured first place in the all-around in the Level 7, 18-year-old division. She was first on the bars, first in the floor exercise,... [More]

Blues advance to semifinals of state tournament

WATHENA – The Concordia Blues advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA State American Legion baseball tournament with a 9-6 win over Larned here last night. The Blues are one of just two unbeaten teams remaining in the double elimination tournament. Fort Scott, also unbeaten... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Times not to be forgotten . . .  A recent headline declares “Music complements life.”  Does it ever! But the immediate reaction to that headline was thinking that, hopefully, we soon could be hearing early band practice. It gets me out of bed on lazy... [More]

In the mean time

 Under August 20, “Touchstones,” a book of daily meditations for men, has this to offer, “Spiritual growth is the result of coming face-to-face with our own situation, feeling the brunt of our own puzzlement, recognizing no recipe will apply completely,... [More]

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