Courthouse 4-1-14

District Court
CRIMINAL
 Gary Thomas Felix appeared March 27 and was found Guilty and convicted of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Driving While License Suspended. For the possession of drug paraphernalia charge he was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, a fine of $100, an alcohol/drug testing fee of $40, attorney fees of $100, a probation supervision fee of $60 and all other assessed fees. For the driving while license suspended violation, he was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $100 and all other assessed fees. Defendant's sentence was suspended and he was placed on supervised probation with Court Service for 12 months following specific terms and conditions.
Alex J. Henderson appeared March 26 and was found Guilty and convicted of No Liability Insurance. He was sentenced to the custody of the Cloud County Jail for 30 days and ordered to pay a fine of $300 and costs of the action, $96 by April 30. His sentence was suspended upon full payment of all costs and fine.
Jennifer Lynn Bender appeared March 26 and was found Guilty and convicted of Expired Registration. She was ordered to pay a fine of $50 and costs of the action, $96 by April 30. Defendant shall reappear before the Court April 30 if all costs and fine are not paid in full.
Barrett W. Day appeared March 27 and was found Guilty and convicted of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant. He also was convicted of No Registration. For the operating a motor vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant he was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $500, a community corrections fee of $250 (DUI fine) an alcohol/drug testing fee of $40, a probation supervision fee of $60, a community service work insurance fee of $8.50 and all other assessed fees. For the no registration he was ordered to pay costs of the action, $96, and a fine of $50.  Defendant was given credit for time served. His sentence was suspended with Defendant being placed on supervised probation for a period of 12 months following specific terms and conditions. Defendant may perform approved community service work, at the rate of $6.00 per hour, to offset the fines. He must pay the sum of $8.50 for a community service work insurance fee.

NEWS

County board sets time for plan extension hearing

Following a discussion with Ashley McMillan Hutchinson, CloudCorp executive director, about the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Cloud County commissioners Monday set 3:15 p.m., Nov. 10, as the time for a  public hearing for consideration for the plan extension. McMillan... [More]

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

 "We are here today because more than 2.5 billion people live in poverty." This was emcee Toby Nosker's opening sentence when he addressed the crowd at Thursday evening's Hunger Banquet at the Valley Rental Center in Concordia.  Approximately 70 people attended the... [More]

Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

 Moving forward on the Broadway Plaza project, the Concordia city commission approved a design proposal with BBN Architects, Inc. during its meeting Wednesday night.  BBN Architects will provide the city with a final design and construction administration of the proposed... [More]

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SPORTS

Thunderbirds drop Grizzlies

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 The Cloud County Thunderbirds notched a fifth straight Jayhawk Conference Western Division volleyball win by dropping Butler Community College 3-1 Monday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Cloud County has rattled off five wins in a row since a loss to Seward County, and is now... [More]

Champlin places 60th at state

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Playing in the Class 4A state golf tournament for the fourth consecutive year, Concordia's Janae Champlin finished in 60th place Monday at Dub's Dread Golf Club. Champlin posted a score of 114 in the tournament. Brittany Jensen, DeSoto, and Anna Pool,... [More]

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

  Our Marion Ellet was given star treatment in Kansas City last night. She is the subject of Tom Nelson's new documentary, "The Story of Marion Ellet," which was part of the Kansas City International Film Festival. It was attended by a hand- ful of former Concordians,... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Life's little instructions . . .  Sometimes the right ideas for another column fail to appear, except with reasons why they shouldn't be attempted. That's when fingers go wandering over the keys and the mind follows. A photograph in one book reveals a smiling fellow, casually... [More]

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