Courthouse 3-20-14

District Court
CIVIL
Dismissed:
The case of State of Kansas, Cloud County vs. 2005 Chrysler 300 VIN: 2C35A43RX5H586815 has been dismissed with plaintiff exempt from paying costs.
Settled:

LIMITED CIVIL
Settled:
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $378 plus interest and costs from James Swanson, et al., Miltonvale.
Kroger Inc. dba KWIK Shop #15712 received a judgment of $594 plus interest and costs from Theresa Higle, Glasco.
Filed:
Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC seeks a judgment of $1,147.81 plus interest and costs from Rodney Eugene Mosher, Glasco.
Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC seeks a judgment of $1,020.12 plus interest and costs from Walter A. Newton, Concordia.
Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC seeks a judgment of $650.62 plus interest and costs from Donald Newton, Concordia.
Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC seeks a judgment of $815.45 plus interest and costs from Racheal N. Cairns, Concordia.
Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC seeks a judgment of $525.34 plus interest and costs from Crystal Estep, Glasco.

SMALL CLAIMS
Settled:
Brown Enviro Control Inc. received a judgment of $818.82 plus $84 costs and 12 percent interest per annum from Tammy Hay and Jessica Hay, Concordia.

CRIMINAL
Chad M. Capron appeared March 19 and was found Guilty of Speeding, 75/65 and No Driver's License. For the speeding  violation he was ordered to pay a fine of $45 and costs of the action, $96 forthwith. For the no driver's license violation he was ordered to pay a fine of $100 forthwith.
Matthew S. Seward appeared March 19 and was found Guilty and convicted of Giving a Worthless Check. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, restitution to My Barber Shop in the total sum of $58 and an administrative handling fee of $10. Defendant's sentence shall be suspended upon full payment of all costs and fine by April 9 at 9 a.m.

TRAFFIC
All Subtypes
March 12-18
 The following people received fines for Speeding: Dustin R. Allemann, Troy A. Barge, Casey Owen Dailey, Jennifer L. Everhart, Cheikh Fall, Patrick J. Grosserode, Jill R. Hinrichs, Mona Iskander, Benjamin R. Kice, Corey N. Lawson, Michael A. Lisi, Brice R. Loeffler, Dorothy A. Milliman, Steven H. Nelson, Marie K. Patterson, Joan E. Seney, Keith D. Sinor, Sharon L. Taubert, $141; Tamara A. Brunow, $189; Nicholas D. Gebhardt, $159; Thuy T. Johnson, $165; Rojan Khatri, $219; Alberto R. Olguin, $210; Marsha Wachsnicht, Ashton B. Wirths, $171.
  Receiving fines for other violations were Klynn M. Barr, John A. Gaines, Angela Van Allen, $10, failure to wear seat belt; Joseph Atnip, failure to yield to emergency vehicle, $291; Leslie Wayne Baker, operating vehicle without liability insurance, $896; Leslie Wayne Baker, driving while suspended, first conviction, $100; Tina M. Collins, failure to yield at stop or yield sign, $171; Manuel Jacobo, operating motor vehicle without valid license, $196; Dylan L. Martin, driving while license canceled/suspended/revoked, $277; Juan M. Ortega Prado, operating motor vehicle without valid license, $197.

LEGAL TRANSFERS
Trustee's Deeds:
Debra A. Istas, trustee, Robert L. Letourneau, trustee, and Ona Mae Fessenden revocable trust to Robert L. Letourneau, southwest quarter of section 12-6-2 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas.
Debra A. Istas, trustee, Robert L. Letourneau, trustee, and Ona Mae Fessenden revocable trust to Debra A. Istas, southwest quarter of section 12-6-2 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas.
Dallas J. Breen, trustee, Pamela E. Keller, trustee, and John R. and Marion E. Breen living trust to Dallas J. Breen, northeast quarter 3-8-3, see record.
Sarah Rachael Fleener, co-trustee, Deborah K. Laman-Peltier, co-trustee, to Clinton E. Fraser and Carrie L. Fraser, the southwest quarter and the west half southeast quarter of 22-6-3 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas except 3 tracts, see record.
Shari L. Johnson, trustee, Leitner family trust to Michael V. Roe and Kacey J. Roe, lot 2 block College Height addition Concordia Cloud County Kansas subject to reservations, restrictions and easements of record.
Sheriff's Deed:
Sheriff of Cloud County Brian K. Marks to Security State Bank, the south 72' of lots 19 and 20 except the east 6' of said lot 20 in block 123 in the city of Concordia Cloud County Kansas.
Sheriff of Cloud County Brian K. Marks to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., the south 122' of lot 1 in Loveland's addition to the city of Clyde in the county of Cloud state of Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Warranty Deeds:
Michael V. Roe and Kacey J. Roe to Howard J. Drakeford Jr. and Petra E. Drakeford, the south half of lots 1 and 2 in block 29 in the city of Conncordia Cloud County Kansas according to the plat thereof.
Debra A. Istas and Willis J. Istas to Debra A. Istas trust No. 1 and Willis J. Istas, trustee, southwest quarter of section 12-6-2 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas.
Alena I. Deal to Matthew Huff, all that part of the northeast quarter  southeast quarter 22-6-3 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas lying and situated south and east of west Oak Creek as said west Oak Creek now runs through said northeast quarter of southeast quarter of said section.
Ruth Matheson and Tom Matheson to Gary McKain trust, Gary McKain, trustee, and Diane McKain, trustee, an undivided half interest north and to a tract of property in the east half southeast quarter 33-8-4 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas. See record.
Quit Claim Deed:
Zachary Thoman, Tracey Thoman, Jarod Thoman and Jacob Thoman to Henri Tetreault, lots 9, 10, 11 and 12 block 1 of C.I. Gould's addition to the city of Jamestown Cloud County Kansas per the recorded plat thereof.

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
By H.E. Smith
The Adventures of Marquette
 We cannot record this friendly reception without emotion. How beautiful is peace! How different would the history of this world have been but for man's inhumanity to man. On reaching their boats the little band of voyagers continued their journeying down the lonely and silent river. They floated beyond the mouths of the turbid Missouri and the beautiful Ohio. Carefully they observed these important points, but they made no attempt to explore either of these streams. The Ohio was then and for some years after, called the Wabash.
 Still they floated on, several miles further, until they reached the mouth of the Arkansas. Here again they found a large Indian village. They were received by the natives with the same hospitality which had marked their intercourse with the Indians during the whole of their route.
 They now turned back and laboriously rescinded the majestic Mississippi, slowly forcing their way against the swift current. Their upward voyage was commenced the 17th of July, 1673. Instead of continuing their upward course to the Wisconsin river, they entered the Illinois river, and again reached Green Bay by way of Lake Michigan. They had been about two months upon this voyage. During this time the devoted missionary had lost no opportunity of proclaiming to the Indians the Christian's God, and the way of salvation through faith in an atoning Savior.
Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert
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NEWS

Possible construction of transloading facility discussed

 The Kansas Department of Transportation officials and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer made a stop in Concordia, Thursday morning, to hear input on possibly constructing a rail transloading facility in Cloud County.  Transloading is the process of moving goods from one mode of... [More]

Courthouse 11-21-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Candice Dawn Beach appeared Nov. 17 and was convicted of a violation of Criminal Damage to Property. She was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, restitution of $24.97 by Dec. 31. Her sentence... [More]

Commission approves water rate hike

 Starting next month, citizens will see an increase in water bills after rates were raised at Wednesday night’s Concordia City Commission meeting.  After several months of discussion, the Commission last night approved a six-percent increase in water and sewer... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds topple Broncos, 71-58

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 Once the Cloud County Thunderbirds had finally wrestled the lead away from the Hastings College junior varsity, they weren't about to surrender it. Cloud County trailed Hastings throughout most of the first half, and was down 34-31 at halftime. The T-Birds scored the first... [More]

Hake, Guevara receive football awards

 Concordia High School seniors Drake Hake and Stafen Guevara were presented awards during the Concordia Lions Club Football Banquet Tuesday night at the Catholic Parish Hall. Hake received the Most Outstanding Senior Offensive Player Award, presented in memory of Trevor... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Death knell for college life as we know it?     The books on my shelves which have bright, inviting covers are few. No one would find most of them inviting, and I admit they aren't dusted in weekly cleaning. They don't have  fresh, new titles.  They... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “WHO CARES!!”  What would be your reaction if you saw those words on the face of every clock you looked at?  Recently, I received an advertisement for such a time-piece. All the numerals are in a heap at the bottom and those words are emblazoned across... [More]

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