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

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SPORTS

Chevrolet/Buick rallies for 9-8 win

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

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Letter to the Editor 5-27-16

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