Courthouse 11-23

LEGAL TRANSFERS
Quit Claims Deeds:
Marilyn L. Pierce to Bob R. Pierce, beginning at the northeast corner of lot 6 in Loveland's addition to the city of Clyde. See record.
Marilyn L. Pierce to Bob R. Pierce, lots 12 and 13 in Heller's addition in the city of Clyde, Cloud County, Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Ricky Ray Kearn and Staci Leeann Kearn to Dannie Buford Kearn and Deborah Ann Kearn, lots 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 in block 149 in the City of Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Alvin Brooks and Rodene Brooks to Edward Dean Willbrant, trustee of the Edward Dean Willbrant children's trust, 1.2 acres lying east of Sheridan Street and north of Highway 9 connecting with old Highway 9 on northeast side in the northeast quarter of section 26, township 5, range 1, of Cloud County, Kansas, together with any abandoned railroad right-of-way adjoining said tract.
Duane S. Mahin to Bonnie S. Mahin, lot 5 northeast quarter of block 57 west addition to the city of Miltonvale, Cloud County, Kansas.
Warranty Deeds:
Preston C. Vanloon and Mary A. Vanloon to Marc A. Henry, the west 44 feet of lot 3 and the east half of lot 4, except the north 12 feet thereof in block 75 in the City of Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas.
Spencer Farha and Amber Farha to Luke Malone, all of lot 15 and the west half of lot 16 in block 50 in the City of Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas.

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
ANASTASIA'S GHOST
By H.E. Smith
"No wonder that you rave," I replied, with a mocking smile; "you are disappointed of your inheritance." At that moment the wind gave a fearful shriek outside, and I thought of Anastasia. "Are you not afraid to marry again?" Charlie inquired, maliciously. "You remember the warming?" "Nonsense!" I answered; "It will take something more than a ghost to frighten me out of this marriage."
I had scarcely finished speaking, when there came a gust of wind, and a crashing of glass, and the storm actually swept into the room. We glanced around us in dismay. The boughs of a large elm tree that stood in front of the house had fallen against the window.
Charlie gave me a peculiar look as I cowered over the fire, and then barred the widow in such a manner as to keep out the rain. A strange gloom enveloped us both, and we did not return again to the subject we had been discussing. Our conversation was fitful, and it seemed a relief when we separated at bed-time.
There is no use in denying that I was troubled a little with superstitious fears, I peered round anxiously into every corner of the room before retiring, but found no sign of any mysterious visitant. I had such a fear of the darkness, however, that I left the candle burning. The fury of the storm had not abated, and I lay awake some time listening to the wind. At last, however, I fell into an uneasy slumber. How long I had slept I know not, when I was awakened by an icy touch upon my forehead.
I started up, with a thrill of apprehension. The light emitted a faint, sepulchral gleam. Oh horror! What was that I saw? A figure, robed in white, came gliding toward me from the foot of the bed. The face was hidden from my view, but I knew from the form that it was the ghost of Anastasia.
Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert 

NEWS

Volunteers create mosaic for new playground

 Hundreds of volunteers wielding hammers and drills will descend on the construction site of Concordia's new destination playground next week, but much of the detail work began months ago.  The creators of Cloudville's most intricate feature, a 10-by-3-foot mosaic of... [More]

Medical Director of the Year

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Cloud County Health Center Chief of Staff Dr. Justin Poore (left) was recently awarded the Kansas Emergency Medical Technicians Association's Medical Director of the Year award. This award honors special accomplishments, innovations, fresh ideas and significant contributions... [More]

For the record 4-18-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 8:47a.m., Thursday, Medic-5, Truck-1 went to the 400 block of West 10th and transported a 62-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center. At 2:08 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5, Rescue-1, Truck-1, Truck-2 went to Highway 24 and 90th Road for a one motor vehicle... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers drop pair of league games to Wamego

WAMEGO — Concordia's reign atop the North Central Kansas League is in jeopardy after suffering a pair of losses to Wamego on Thursday. The Panthers, who have won five straight baseball league titles, fell 6-5 and 6-0 to the Red Raiders, and are now 0-2 in league play. “Right... [More]

Rimrodt places second in singles

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 Concordia's Marcel Rimrodt placed second in number one singles in the tennis quadrangular the Panthers hosted on Thursday. Rimrodt suffered his only loss 8-6 to Gabe Johnson, Abilene, in the opening round. He then shut out Jacob Drey, Marysville, 8-0 and Paul Meyer, St.... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 4-18-14

Dear Editor,   Questions that need answers? 1. Why should we sign up for the Special Civility Pledge? 2. Isn't the “Bill of Rights” still acceptable?        3. Aren't the Ten Commandments still taught? 4. What happened to the... [More]

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