Courthouse 2-28-13

District Court
CIVIL
Settled:
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $715.74 plus interest and costs from Mary Bonetti, Aurora.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $444 plus interest and costs from Roberta Gustas, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $315 plus interest and costs from Victoria Walters, Concordia.
Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. received a judgment of $15,200.33 plus interest and costs from Pat J. Senner, Concordia.
Capital National Bank received a judgment of $679.40 plus interest and costs from Jennifer Robinson, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $3,704.12 plus interest and costs from Chelsey Cleveland, Aurora.
Filed:
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $522.76 plus interest and costs from Timothy D. Wogomon Jr. et al, Concordia.
Central National Bank seeks a judgment of $468.65 plus interest and costs from Shana D. Stokes, Concordia.
Newton Health Care Corporation seeks a judgment of $993.42 plus interest and costs from Jamie McGinnis, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks  a judgment of $10,439.57 plus interest and costs from Heather D. Swarthout Miltonvale.

SMALL CLAIMS
Filed:
Timmons Properties seeks a judgment of $1,779 from Rea Emmel, Jamestown.
Jewell Plumbing, Heating and Cooling seeks a judgment of $90.18 from Jamie Lynn, Concordia.
Jewell Plumbing, Heating and Cooling seeks a judgment of $859.19 from Jim and Anita Lynn, Concordia.

TRAFFIC
All subtypes, Feb. 20-26
The following people received fines for speeding: Cody A. Blackwood, Michael W. Dmyterko, Paul M. Dornberger, Ronald S. Johnson, Tony K. Love, Stuart A. Meador, Kirk J. Noe, Francisca Stevenson, $143; Larry E. Browne Jr., Marcias M. Rutilio, $179; James Dillon Key, $161; Bradley E. Rozic, $197; Eric B. Smith, Darwyne J. Tessier, $243, deferred adjudication; James E. Stark, $312.50.
Receiving $10 fines for failure to wear seat belt were: Laci E. Cyr, Larry A. Faudel, Alex M. Fowler, James Dillon Key, Seth J. Lervold, Austin J. Pruser, Jennifer T. Trzicky, Jeremy A. Wagner.
Receiving fines for other violations were: Alex J. Deaver, vehicle emerging from alley, private roadway, building or driveway, $173; Janelle M. Holen, driving under influence of alcohol or drugs, first conviction, $385 deferred adjudication; Ronald G. West, overweight limits on wheels and axles, $539.

LEGAL TRANSFERS
Warranty Deeds:
Gail A. Cyr and Janice F. Cyr to G & J Cyr, LLC, Section 31, Township 7, Range 4, all of the northeast quarter;  Section 32, Township 7, Range 4, west half of the northwest quarter;  Section 7, Township 8, Range 4, all of the northeast quarter except and subject to a life estate. See record. Section 7, Township 8, Range 4, all of the southeast quarter except tracts. See record. Clark Alan Housh and Miranda L. Housh to Eric L. Voss, Section15, Township 6, Range 3, tracts in north half northwest quarter, southwest quarter. See record.
Joseph George Ynesta to John Brown, the north half of lot 8 and all of lot 9 in block 43 north addition to the city of Miltonvale, Cloud County Kansas.
Sheriff's Deed:
Sheriff of Cloud County to U.S. Bank National Association ND, the south half of lots 10 and 11 in block 99 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas.
U.S. Marshal's Deed:
United States District Court and Mary A. Fairfield to Steven Geisler, lots 28 and 29 and the west half of lot 30 in block 137 in the city of Concordia according to the recorded plat thereof Cloud County Kansas and that portion of vacated 7th Street adjoining said lots on the south thereof.
Transfer on Death Deed:
Rose Richard to Cheri R. Upham, lots 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 of block 3 of Spaulding's Addition, an addition to the city of Glasco formerly town of Dell Ray, Cloud County Kansas, according to the recording plat thereof.

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
By H.E. Smith
My Night in a Stage Coach
The boy sat on the front seat, waiting to be spoken to, looking straight ahead. When we were quite clear of the straggling huts of the miners on the outermost limits of town, I asked his name.
"They call me Lewis Shively," he said. "How old are you, Lewis?" was my next question. "Fourteen, next April, sir." "Do you live at home, with your father and mother?" "That man yonder is all the father or mother I have, and his stable loft is the only home I have had since he took me from the poor house. That was better than the stable though, for they taught me something there."
There were no complaining chords in the tones in which these bitter words were said, and while he was speaking he was drawing the whip gently across the horse's back, brushing off the snow that had fallen on it. "Have you been driving on this road long?" I inquired.
"Going on three years. It will be three years in March." "Is it cold out there? Colder than in here, I mean?" "I think it is," he replied; the wind and snow cut so—but I don't mind it, sir! We get used to rough weather up in these hills." I wish you would come in here; my coat will cover us both." "No, I can't" he said. "I must watch the road now. We have to go pretty close to the precipices, sometimes."
"How close?" I asked. "Within a few inches. I can't see now five yards ahead, the snow falls so heavily." "Do  you think it safe, then, to go on?" "Quite safe, sir! And I don't mind the cold." But his teeth chattered as he said it, and the ruddy glow was all gone from his cheeks. I did not talk more then. There were, I discovered wide cracks in the bottom of the stage, through which the wind poured mercilessly. I was chilled through to the heart in less than an hour after starting. I do not know how far we had gone, or how long we had been upon the road, when I heard the boy's voice, cheery and bright, asking:
"How are you now, sir? Feeling comfortable, sir?" I nodded my head, and crept closer into the corner. But he was wiser than I, and would not let me have the sleep I coveted. "You are in a hurry to get home," he said, for want of something better to say with which to rouse me.
"Yes," I replied. "I want to be at home on Christmas Eve." "The best days I ever knew were Christmases—a good while ago." He said it as if he were ever and ever so old, and what was saddest of all, as if he were done with Christmas forever. I told him of the tree I was to get, and how Christmas Day was kept in the great cities. He was most interested in the tree, making me tell him again and again about it. But after awhile, as if he were tired of it, he said:
"I never saw a tree like that. I know about Christmas, though—about the star and the shepherds, and the Christ-child you spoke of—they lay in a manger." "Then you know all that anyone in the world need ever to know," I said.
Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert
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NEWS

For the record 7-24-14

Police Dept. Report Theft—Ethan Cory, Concordia, reported a Theft at 7:45 p.m., July 23. Theft occurred in the 500 block of East 7th. Investigation continues. Accident—Officers investigated an accident at 9:50 p.m., July 22, in the 80th block of Lincoln, involving... [More]

Courthouse 7-24-14

District Court CIVIL Dismiss: The case of Marissa R. Bieker vs. Dalton L. Forshee has been dismissed with prejudice to any future with each party to bear their own costs. Settled: Wells Fargo Bank NA received a judgment of $72,446.86 plus interest, costs and fees from Donald... [More]

Courthouse 7-23-14

District Court CRIMINAL: Jason Charles Ryals appeared July 21 and was found Guilty and convicted of Driving While License Suspended. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $100, a BIDS Administrative fee of $100 and the costs of this... [More]

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SPORTS

CNB avenges lone loss, wins East Regional

OSBORNE — Avenging its only loss of the season, Citizens National Bank thumped Washington County 9-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball East Regional on Saturday night. Washington County had beaten Citizens National Bank in the title game of the league tournament... [More]

Junior golfers record first place finishes

 Four junior golfers from Concordia recorded first-place finishes in the league competition.  Two tournaments were played in Concordia, and one in Clay Center. The low scores were counted.  Brennen Acree, Concordia, placed first in the high school boys' division... [More]

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OPINIONS

Year of Peace

National Night Out: Your chance to share stories, meet your neighbors By Patrick Sieben  It's that time of year once again. The lightning bugs are flitting about, the humidity is doing its thing to curl even the straightest hair and once again our community will be celebrating... [More]

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