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

Courthouse 4-17-15

District Court CIVIL Settled: Peoples Exchange Bank received a judgment of $41,016.78 plus interest and costs from Jose G. Mares et al, Concordia. Filed: Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC seeks a judgment of $28,705.09 plus interest and costs from Brandon J. Belvill et al, Concordia.... [More]

City moves forward on downtown project

 The downtown redevelopment project plans are full steam ahead after the Concordia City Commission approved the sale of $1.15 million of general obligation tax increment bonds Wednesday night.  The cornerstone of the downtown project will be the construction of the... [More]

For the record 4-15-15

Fire Dept./EMS Report  At 9:36 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer to Salina Regional Health Center of an 83-year-old male. At 10:17 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-2 went to the alley on Cedar Street between 7th and 8th Street and transported... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers rally in eighth to defeat Red Raiders

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 Ethan Bechard delivered a two-run single with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Concordia Panthers 6-5 victory over Wamego in the second game of a North Central Kansas League doubleheader Thursday at the Concordia Sports Complex.  The game was... [More]

CHS drops pair to Buffaloes

BELLEVILLE — Republic County squeezed out a pair of narrow wins over the Concordia Panthers in a softball doubleheader on Thursday.  The Buffaloes scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the first game 8-7, and held on to win the second game, 4-2.... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Experiences with Wild Turkeys . . .     Kansas may not be the best place to see a huge  variety of wildlife, but  wild turkeys are still a common sight and a delightful one.  I cannot imagine killing one, not only because I hate killing anything... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “We become the persons we have programmed ourselves to be.” (Each Day a New Beginning)  How's that for a scary concept, a challenging thought?  Another challenging thought:  Next month, May 10, 2015,  I will be marking  nineteen years... [More]

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