Notice of Forfeiture
In the case of The State of Kansas Cloud County vs. 2006 Harley Davidson VIN: 1Hd1BWB 106Y05671, the Court found clear and convincing evidence that allegations of the forfeiture were true. The 2006 Harley Davidson was on the 11th day of June used in violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act, as adopted by Kansas and should be forfeited to the Concordia Police Department for sale, subject to specific findings including that the balance of the sale after costs of the action be deposited with the Cloud County treasurer and credited to a special law enforcement trust fund.
Ford Motor Co. seeks a judgment of $14,785.59 plus interest and costs from Tony Krause, Concordia.
The case of Midland Funding vs. Bernita M. Chaput, Clyde, has been dismissed without prejudice.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $1,036.90 plus interest and costs from Kelsey Trost, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $2,991 plus interest and costs from Amanda Conn, Concordia.
In the case of Bonnie Jensen vs. Charles Myers, Concordia, the Court approved eviction and granted possession of the premises at 321 E. 16th St. to the landlord and petitioner, Bonnie Jensen. Petitioner has requested damages and a hearing will be set with the Court for this issue.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $538 plus interest and costs from Michael Nelson, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $549.31 plus interest and costs from Robert Cash, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $258 plus interest and costs from Leo Denio, Concordia.
Kroger Inc. seeks a judgment of $625 plus costs and surcharges from Theresa Higle, Glasco.
S&P Farm Repair Inc. seeks a judgment of $352.10 plus interest from Jane Poley, Concordia.
All Case Types
Feb. 26-March 4
The following people received fines for Speeding: John R. Conley, Dallas C. Cook, Gumercindo Enriquez, Regina Findlay, Megan M. Garza, Dawn M. Lackey, Nicole M. Martin, Alicia K. Poovey, Jesus Ramirez, Steven P. Seeber, Robert T. Swain, Mindy K. Winn, $141; Abel De Luera, $171; Jeffrey A. Ogden, $195.
Receiving fines for other violations were: Alan Keith Day, failure to wear seat belt, $10; Clint W. Decker, failure to yield at stop or yield sign, $171; Seth Michael Derusseau, domestic battery, knowing rude physical contact with family member, $398; Edgar F. Estrada, operating motor vehicle without a valid license, $196; Tyler J. Gidden, driving under the influence, first conviction, $886; Abel De Luera, operating motor vehicle without valid license, $100; Bradley Ray Mason, driving under the influence, first conviction, $886; Brian James Metzger, operating vehicle without valid license, $196 and with no registration, $50; Jose A. Nava, violation of restrictions on driver's license or permit, $196; Barbara A. Simms, liability insurance coverage required, $396; Barbara A. Simms, driving while canceled/suspended/revoked, second or subsequent conviction, $200; Luis C. Tena-Baray, operating motor vehicle without a valid license, $196.
Jack W. Schwab appeared March 5 and was found Guilty and convicted of Unlawful Possession or Consumption of a Cereal Malt Beverage by a Minor. He was ordered to pay a fine of $200 and costs of the action, $96 forthwith. The Court directed the Division of Motor Vehicles to suspend Defendant's driving privileges pursuant to statute.
Michael K. Woods appeared March 5 and was found Guilty and convicted of No Liability Insurance. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $300 and costs of the action, $96. His sentence shall be suspended on condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by April 30.
Timothy M.E. Rowland appeared March 5 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 and costs of the action, $96. His sentence was suspended on the condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by April 30.
Cortne J. VanCampen appeared March 5 and was found Guilty and convicted of Unlawful Possession or Consumption of a Cereal Malt Beverage by a Minor. He was ordered to pay a fine of $200 and costs of the action, $96. The Court directed the Division of Motor Vehicles to suspend Defendant's driving privileges pursuant to statute.
Monte E. Wentz and Nancy D. Wentz to WHP Inc. lot 19 in block 147 of original townsite of Concordia Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
James L. Bell and Juliana M. Bell to James L. Bell, trustee, Juliana M. Bell, trustee, and James and Juliana Bell living trust, a part of the south half of lot 5 in block 6 in Gaylord and Matthews addition to Concordia Cloud County Kansas, see record.
James B. Peltier and Theresa A. Peltier to James B. Peltier, trustee, Theresa A. Peltier, trustee, and Jim and Theresa Peltier revocable trust, the west 3' of lot 10 and all of lots 11 and 12 in block 146 in the city of Concordia; an undivided 1/3 interest in and to the northwest quarter 4-6-4, see record; an undivided 1/3 interest in and to the northeast quarter and the northeast quarter southeast quarter 10-6-3 except a tract, see record; an undivided 1/3 interest in and to the east half southwest quarter and the northwest quarter southeast quarter 31-5-3, see record.
State Bank of Delphos to George F. Rolph and Eileen F. Rolph, northeast quarter of 14-8-5 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record.
Nolan R. Buckley and Patricia D. Buckley to Paul R. McGinnis and Lynell I. McGinnis, a tract of land in the northwest quarter southeast quarter, 32-5-3 see record.
Beverly D. Mortimer and Scott J. Mortimer to Robert S. Miller and Desere Miller, all of lot 12 and the west 26 feet of lot 13 in block 108 in the city of Concordia Cloud County Kansas.
Diana Boling to Roy Sanders and Mae Sanders, north half of lot 1 and the north half of east half of lot 2 in block 183 in the city of Concordia Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Mark L. Cozine and Judith A. Cozine to Mark L. Cozine and Judith A. Cozine, west half southeast quarter 16-7-3, see record.
Quit Claim Deeds:
George C. Rugg Jr. to Wade Cross and Payton R. Cross, a tract of land No. 11 and 12 beginning at a point 500 feet south of the corner of 4th and Cedar Streets on the west line of Thomas Addition to Jamestown Kansas, see record.
Alan Gilmore to Ronald Gosson and Rosetta S. Gosson, the west 2 feet of lot 4 and all of lot 5 in block 7 original townsite city of Miltonvale Cloud County Kansas.
Paula Terry to Pat Naumann, lot 12 in W.S. Hermon's sub-division of part of lot 1 of Heller's addition to the city of Clyde Cloud County Kansas.
Ann G. Heberly to Ann G. Heberly, Jarretta Heberly, Cody A. Heberly and Karmyn C. Heberly, east half northeast quarter northeast quarter southeast quarter 22-8-5, see record.
EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
By H.E. Smith
The Adventures of Marquette
No white man had ever penetrated beyond this region. These simple, inoffensive people seemed greatly surprised that seven unarmed men should venture to press on to meet the unknown dangers of the wilderness beyond-wilds which their imaginations had peopled with all conceivable terrors.
On the 10th of June these heroic men resumed their journey. The kind Indians furnished them with two guides to lead them through the intricacies of the forest to a river, about ten miles distant, which they called Wisconsin, and which they said flowed westward into the Father of Waters. They soon reached this stream. The Indians helped them to carry their canoes and effects across the portage. "We were then left," writes Marquette, "alone in that unknown country in the hand of God."
Our voyagers found the stream hard to navigate. It was full of sandbars and shallows. There were many islands covered with the richest verdure. At times they came upon landscapes of enchanting beauty, with lawns and parks and lakes, as if arranged by the most careful hands of art. Down this stream they floated, day after day, encamping upon its banks at night, until on the 19th of June, "with a joy that I cannot express," they entered the broad, deep, rapid current of the majestic Mississippi.
Easily they could be swept down by the rapid current into the sublime unexplored solitudes below. But to paddle back against the swift rolling tide would try the muscles of the hardiest men. Still the voyagers pressed on. It was indeed a fairy scene which now opened before them. Here bold bluffs, hundreds of feet high, jutted into the river. Here were crags of stupendous size and of every variety of form, often reminding one of Europe's most picturesque stream, where
"The castled crags of Drachenfels,
Frown o'er the wide and winding Rhine."
Register of Deeds
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