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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

Sutton's love of theatre planted and grew at CCCC

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By Sharon Coy Blade Staff Writer  When Susan Sutton, Cloud County Community College Dean of Humanities, was a student at CCCC a seed for her love of the theatre was planted.  Although she had never taken part in plays in high school and her only drama experience had... [More]

Susan Sutton Day is Friday

 Whereas, Cloud County Community College, The Brown Grand Theatre, the National Orphan Train Complex and many other organizations and causes have benefited immeasurably from the dedication and skill of Susan Sutton; and Whereas, Susan Sutton has for 39 years enlivened the... [More]

Railroad will be repairing crossings

 Cloud County highway administrator Andy Asch reported at the Cloud County Commission meeting on Monday that Burlington Railroad will be repairing crossings and as repairs are being made  various county roads will be closed. Railroad employees are now working at Lark... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers lose twice to Cowgirls

ABILENE – The Concordia High School softball team was swept in an NCKL doubleheader here yesterday. The Panthers managed just five hits and scored none in the 4-0 and 2-0 losses. Abilene took the lead in game one with a run in the second inning. The Cowgirls added one in... [More]

Canfield ties for fourth

CLAY CENTER – Concordia's Gage Canfield shot 48 and tied for fourth at the junior varsity golf meet here yesterday. The Panthers had two other golfers competing in the tournament, Jonas Sallman and Jager Sieben. Both shot 58 in the nine hole event. Matt Roudybush of Wamego... [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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