Courthouse 3-31

District Court
CIVIL
Filed:
CitiMortgage Inc. seeks a judgment of $23,537.51 plus interest and costs from Dale Baumbach, Concordia.

LIMITED CIVIL
Settled:
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $1,154 plus interest and costs from Robert Roth, Aurora.
Star Seed Inc. received a judgment of $1,035.55 plus interest and costs from Ronald Lagasse, dba Lagasse Farms, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $70.13 and costs from James Walker, Jamestown.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $686.35 plus interest and costs from Zachariah McGuire, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $859.05 plus interest and costs from Matthew Moore, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $423 plus interest and costs from Jason Tanner, Miltonvale.
Filed:
Intrust Bank NA seeks a judgment of $8,701.53 plus interest and costs from Juanita L. Michel, Jamestown.
Midwest Checkrite Inc. seeks a judgment of $901.16 plus interest and costs from Carlos Longoria, Glasco.
Farmway Co-op Inc. seeks a judgment of $82 plus interest from Dustin R. Knox, Clyde.
Farmway Co-op seeks a judgment of $944.54 plus interest and costs from Karen R. Jones Senters, Concordia.
Scott Condray Chartered seeks a judgment of $4,720.49 plus interest and costs from Chelsey L. Chaput Cleveland, Concordia.
Scott Condray Chartered seeks a judgment of $437.99 plus interest and costs from Rocky D. Barber, Baxter, Iowa.

District Court
CRIMINAL
Aron P. Branfort appeared Feb. 25 and the Court found that Defendant had violated the terms and conditions of his probation and that the same should be revoked. Defendant was remanded to the custody of the Cloud County Jail to serve 60 days. While incarcerated Defendant shall submit to an RADAC assessment. The Court retains the authority to reconsider Defendant’s sentences following review of the assessment.
Justin J. Streeter appeared March 30 and was found Guilty and convicted of Driving While License Suspended, Second Offense, a Class A misdemeanor. He was sentenced to five days in the Cloud County Jail, ordered to pay a fine of $100 and costs of the action, $93.50. Defendant’s sentence shall be suspended on the condition that all fines and costs are paid in full forthwith.

TRAFFIC
The following people received fines of $138.50 for speeding in Cloud County between March 23 and March 29: Devon D. Benfer, Amy L. Brown, Joseph G. Campbell Jr., Summer C. Champlin, Michelle L. Eubank, Thomas M. Franek II, Christie G. Haase, Richard L. Kimmal, My L. Nguyen, Dale D. Simpson, Dustin A. Valenti. Others receiving speeding fines during the same time period were Jeremy W. Hodgin, $162.50, Jeremiah D. King, $144.50; Christy J. Timmons, $174.50; Ronald Joseph Allen Tucker, $215,
Receiving $5 fines between March 23 and March 29 for failure to wear seat belt were Jordan L. Bebb, Summer N. Cone, Alyssa Farber, Randy Edward Hamilton, Kenneth R. Hoar, Kelsey L. Janezich, Mark E. Jordan, Vicki L. Simpson, Dalton J. Stromberg, Andrea M. Trost, Kyle R. Wisehart.
Receiving fines for other violations during the same time period were Matthew T. Kosak, driving under influence of alcohol or drugs, first conviction, $618.50; Audrey Meadows, child passenger safety, restraining systems and seat belts, $153.50; Aaron B. Murry, license to be carried and exhibited upon demand, $143.50; Megan Nicole Ross, purchase/consumption alcoholic liquor/CMB by minor, $293.50; Lyndon R. Overton, motor carrier safety rules and regulations, $208.50; Vicki L. Simpson, child passenger safety, restraining systems and seat belts, $153.50; Tracy L. Smith, failure to yield at stop or yield sign, $168.50; Tracy L. Smith, driving while license canceled/suspended/revoked, $100; Ronald Joseph Allen Tucker, driving on right side of roadway required, $151.10; Gwendolyn Vinson, failure to yield to emergency vehicle, $188.50; Shane R. Britt,  Vehicles; liability insurance coverage required, $376.50; Adam L. Cross, failure to yield at stop or yield sign, $168.50; Billy Joe Jones, driving while license canceled/suspended/revoked, $193.50; Billy Joe Jones, unlawful acts, e.g., registration, $50; Billy Joe Jones, vehicles, liability insurance coverage required, $300; Mark E. Jordan, child passenger safety, restraining systems and seat belts, $153.50;
LEGAL TRANSFERS
Warranty Deeds:
Allan Seifert and Ellen Seifert to Allan Seifert, trustee, Ellen Seifert, trustee, and Allan and Ellen Seifert trust, the northwest quarter except railroad right-of-way and land lying south and west of said railroad right-of-way in said northwest quarter all in section 23 and the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section 14 all in township 5 south range 1 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas. The east half of the southeast quarter and the south half of the northeast quarter all in section 23 township 5 south range 1 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas.
The southeast quarter of the northwest quarter; the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter; the northeast quarter of the southwest quarter the northwest quarter of the southeast quarter; the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter; all in section 36 township 5 south, range 2 west of the 6th P.M., Cloud County Kansas. See record for excepting tract.
Raymond Tremblay and Irene Tremblay to Dennis D. Barnes and Dixie M. Barnes,  Lots 12 and 13 in block 3 in Kennedy’s annexation of the city of Clyde, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Home Solutions Partners IV REO LLC to Sylvia Wiegand, lot number 9 in block 7 in the city of Clyde Cloud County Kansas.
Ricky L. Croisant, Heather S. Croisant, Curtis W. Croisant and Susan L. Croisant to Ricky L. Croisant and Heather S. Croisant, the east half of the southwest quarter of section 7 township 6 south range 5 west of the 6th P.M.
Terry R. Chartier, Brett A. Chartier, Claudelle F. Wedel and David L. Wedel to Joshua S. Chartier, lot 12 in block 5 in the city of Clyde, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Ricky L. Croisant, Heather S. Croisant, Curtis W. Croisant and Susan L. Croisant to Curtis W. Croisant and Susan L. Croisant, the west half of the southwest quarter of section 7 township 6 south range 5 west of the 6th P.M.
G. Morgan Powell and V. Kaye Powell to G. Morgan Powell, trustee, V. Kaye Powell, trustee, and G. Morgan Powell trust, lot 3 in block 74 Concordia, Cloud County Kansas except and subject to all prior mineral reservations, oil, and gas leases, rights-of-way, easements and protective covenants of record, if any.
Sylvester M. Bosserman and Patricia Bosserman to Virgil J. Lloyd Jr. and Connie J. Lloyd, the south 90 feet of lots 7, 8 and 9 in block 53 west addition to the city of Miltonvale, Cloud County Kansas.
Sarah Ruth Everitt to Charles L. Mathews and Kimberly K. Mathews, lot 9 in block 121 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas.
Charles L. Mathews and Kimberly K. Mathews to Danyel Aldridge, lot 9 in block 121 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas.
Trustee’s Deed:
Edward Dean Willbrant, trustee, and Edward Dean Willbrant children’s trust to William E. Dewey, lots 37 and 38 in Heller’s Addition to the city of Clyde in Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Quit Claims Deed:
James R. Labarge, executor, George E. Schoenbrunn estate to Mark C. Morgan trust No. 1 and Dorothy I. Morgan, trustee, the east 50 feet of lot 1 of block 1 of Pine Ridge Addition a subdivision of a part of the south half of the south half of the south half of the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section 32 township 5 south range 3 west of the 6th P.M. in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas.
Corrections Deed:
Central National Bank, trustee, and NCK Radiology PA to Central National Bank, custodian, and Richard J. Kueker MD, the south half of the northwest quarter of the south half of the northeast quarter and the north half of the southeast quarter in section 6 township 6 south range 3 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas subject to visible easements and easements and encumbrances on record as well as public road rights-of-way.
Transfer on Death Deed:
James L. Trahan and Linda H. Trahan to Jennifer L. Wilson and James R. Trahan, the south half of the southwest quarter section 28 township 8 south range 1 west of the 6th P.M. the east half of the southwest quarter of section 32 township 8 south range 1 west of the 6th P.M. and the west half of the southwest quarter of section 32 township 8 south range 1 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas.

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
BY H.E. SMITH
OCTOBER 2, 1874

WEIGHED IN THE BALANCE
Nobody knew but Jane was just as happy as the others who danced chorus jigs and college hornpipes; nobody ever would have known. Sometimes there was a preacher on the circuit, who went about them one Number to another, holding meetings, and Cyrus and his mother and Jane put on their best and went the rounds, too; and Cyrus and Agnes helped at the singing and lingered after the benediction. One week the preacher stayed at Ferriston Farm and asked Jane to marry him; and, though Mrs. Ferriston was sorry to part with her, yet she advised Jane to think seriously, and went so far as to get Cyrus to talk with her about it. This was the last straw that broke the camel’s back. Jane was sick in bed till the preacher left The Numbers.
“Dear sakes!” said Mrs. Ferriston, “if it’s going to keel Jane over like this every time she has a beau, the fewer the better. Girls didn’t use to take it to heart so.” “On the whole,” remarked Cyrus, “I’m glad she didn’t take to him. It’s selfish, but how could we get on without her just yet?”
“I suppose you’ll be bringing’ a wife home one of these days. It’s a pity you couldn’t hev taken a likin’ to Jane yourself, and she right handy in the house and knowin’ all your ins and outs, and no fault to find.”

“Choose the one that you love best,
Suit yourself and you’ll suit the rest,”
sang Cyrus, “Jane wouldn’t have me, either.” “That’s for you to say,” returned his mother, thinking that the girl was un-born who would refuse her Cyrus. Well, at one time they had Miss Agnes Price up at Number One to make a visit, and to let her see how the land lay; and at first words weren’t big enough to express her satisfaction. She used to laugh at Jane’s old-fashioned way of dressing her hair and cutting her gown, and when Jane and Cyrus got talking upon their favorite themes she would put on her bonnet and be off for a walk, and Cyrus would naturally follow without delay.
Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert
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