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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.

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Courthouse 1-30-15

District Court CIVIL Dismissed: The case of the State of Kansas, Cloud County Attorney Robert Walsh vs. 2003 Mitsubishi, VIN 4A3AC44G23E203843 Petition to Kansas Standard Asset Seizure and Forfeiture Act has been dismissed without prejudice. Plaintiff is exempt from costs. Filed:... [More]

For the record 1-30-15

Police Dept. Report Theft—Ron Regnier, Concordia, reported at 9 a.m., Jan. 29, a Theft which had occurred in the 500 block of East 9th. Under investigation. Betty Powell, Concordia, reported at 1 p.m., Jan. 29, a Theft which had occurred in the 600 block of 2nd Avenue.... [More]

Trustees approve funds for bleachers

 The renovation of Arley Bryant Gymnasium is moving forward after the Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved a $218,000 bid Tuesday night to replace the bleachers.  The replacement of the bleachers is part of a $450,000 gym renovation project. In... [More]

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SPORTS

Metro signs with Kansas Wesleyan

 Concordia High School senior Jera Metro has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Kansas Wesleyan University.  A 5-6 hitter, Metro had 208 kills to rank second on the Concordia team.  Metro had 253 digs and a 90.4 serving percentage. Concordia finished... [More]

Thomas delivers as T-Birds clip Cougars, 95-94

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 The ball was where the Cloud County Thunderbirds wanted it — in the hands of point guard Devon Thomas — and as he had all night, Thomas delivered.  With the T-Birds trailing 25th-ranked Barton Community College 94-93, Thomas took an inbounds pass with 4.6... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

 There are no actual winners . . .  It was a long time ago. I was a transfer student, fresh from the hills, going into an auditorium because I wanted to hear a debate between two students, one a Jew and the other, as I recall, a Palestinian. Each obviously was passionate... [More]

Letter to the Editor 1-30-15

  Dear Editor,  On January 22nd, sixty-five adventurous people arrived at the Brown Grand Theatre to hear the first concert in a new classical music series offered by theater director Emily Krampe and her board. This was no high-brow event, but rather, a refreshing,... [More]

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