Courthouse 3-8-13

District Court
CRIMINAL
John F. Geisler appeared March 7 and was found Guilty and convicted of Disorderly Conduct. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $50 and costs of the action, $160. His sentence was suspended on condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by May 9.
Bill I. Jones appeared March 6 and was found Guilty and convicted of Driving While Suspended, Speeding, 85/60 and No Liability Insurance. For the driving while suspended conviction he was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $98, a fine of $200 and all other assessed fees. For the speeding 85/60 conviction he was ordered to pay a fine of $150 and all other assessed fees. For the no liability insurance conviction he was ordered to pay costs of the action, $98, a fine of $300 and all other assessed fees. His sentence was suspended with the exception of a five-day term with Defendant being placed on unsupervised probation for six months following specific terms and conditions.
Leonard K. Tinay Jr. appeared March 6 and was found Guilty and convicted of No Liability Insurance and No Driver's License. For the no liability insurance conviction he was sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to pay a fine of $300 and costs of the action, $98. For the no driver's license conviction he was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $100. His sentence was suspended on condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by April 24.

NEWS

City set to revise animal codes

By Jessica LeDuc Blade staff writer  The city of Concordia's restrictions on specific breeds of dogs – as well as other types of animals – will soon go by the wayside. The ordinance to completely revise the city's animal codes was tabled at Wednesday night's... [More]

Courthouse 4-17-14

District Court CIVIL Settled:  In the case of Jessica Sherwood vs. A. Retta Waite, Concordia, judgment was entered in favor of the Defendant. Waite received judgment of $2,773.84 for rental property she owned. Costs of $109.80 were assessed to Sherwood. Judgment shall bear... [More]

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]

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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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