Courthouse 12-30-13

District Court
CRIMINAL
Eldon R. Robbins appeared Dec. 27 and was found Guilty and convicted of Harassment by Telecommunication Device.  He was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, a probation supervision fee of $60, a BIDS Administration fee of $100 and all other assessed fees. Defendant was given credit for time served. Defendant's sentence was suspended with Defendant being placed on supervised probation with Court Services for 12 months following specific terms and conditions, including his having no contact, directly or indirectly, through a third party, or by electronic means, with the victim, Simone Longsine.
Payton Cross appeared Dec. 19 and was found Guilty and convicted of Leaving the Scene of an Accident. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $100 and costs of the action, $96. He also was convicted of No Tag and ordered to pay a fine of $50 and costs of the action, $96. Defendant's sentence shall be suspended on condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by Feb. 13, 2014.

NEWS

Sign-up has begun for disaster assistance

 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.  "We implemented these programs in... [More]

For the record 4-16-14

Sheriff's Dept. Report Arrests—Deputies arrested Mark Fraser, Concordia, April 15, charging him with Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property, Theft and Trespassing. Fraser was transported to Cloud County Corrections. Deputies arrested Eric Johnson, Concordia, April 15, charging... [More]

Heart Choices banquet is May 1 at Motherhouse

The Annual Heart Choices Spring Banquet will be May 1 at the Nazareth Motherhouse, 13th and Washington, in Concordia. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the meal will begin at 7 p.m. followed by a program which will highlight activities and events that have taken place throughout... [More]

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SPORTS

Rall pitches T-Birds past Pratt

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 The Cloud County Community College baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference Western Division doubleheader with Pratt Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Cloud County won the first game, 4-1. Pratt outslugged the Thunderbirds 13-12 in the second game. Jesse Rall limited... [More]

Concordia girls finish fourth

ELLSWORTH — Megan James, Molly Adams and Maggie Lambert  recorded first-place finishes to help the Concordia Panthers to a fourth-place finish in the Ellsworth Invitational track and field meet Tuesday. James won the pole vault by clearing 9-0. She also placed sixth... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 4-11-14

Dear Editor, Subject: Blowing out the candle  Abortion blows out the candle of the future. Everyone with a mind and a conscience knows this.     President Lincoln's words on the slavery issue apply. “I couldn't deny to someone else what I myself desire,... [More]

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