Courthouse 5-1-13

District Court
CRIMINAL
Christen P. Shepherd appeared April 25. the Court found that she had violated the terms and conditions of her probation and that is should be revoked. Defendant was ordered to serve an additional sanction of 45 days and that her probation shall be terminated as unsuccessful. The unpaid balance in this case shall be referred to the Court trustee for collection. Defendant was remanded to the custody of the Cloud County Jail.
Robert J. Lawrie appeared April 25 and was found guilty and convicted of theft. He was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $160, restitution to Liquor Outlet of $49.08 in one or more payments as established by the Court Service Officer through an income withholding order, an alcohol/drug testing fee of $40, attorney fees of $50, a probation supervision fee of $60 and all other assessed fees. His sentence was suspended with defendant being placed on supervised probation with Court Services for 12 months with specific terms and conditions.

NEWS

Courthouse 5-22-15

Criminal Annmarie Davis appeared May 19 for sentencing for Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of  Intoxicant and was sentenced to 11 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $1,000, the costs of the action, $158, a $250 Community Corrections... [More]

City receives favorable audit report

 During a routine meeting Wednesday evening, the Concordia City Commission heard a favorable report on the 2014 audit. Neil Phillips of Jarred, Gilmore & Phillips, PA, presented the audit and said the city is in compliance with all Kansas cash basis laws. There were... [More]

County: Jail general contractor in breach of contract

 Cloud County board of commissioners Monday voted unanimously to declare Zahner-Hansen guilty of substantial breach of the contract for construction of the new Cloud County Jail Facility.  Reasons stated for the action were: failing to provide a water-tight building,... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers earn fourth straight trip to state

NICKERSON — The Concordia Panthers made a statement on their way to qualifying for the state baseball tournament for the fourth consecutive season. Top-seeded Concordia blasted second-seeded Nickerson 15-0 in four innings in the regional championship game on Thursday to... [More]

Tigers top Panthers in 4A regional

CHAPMAN — Top-seeded Clay Center knocked off Concordia 11-1 in the opening round of the Class 4A-Division II regional softball tournament on Tuesday.  Clay Center advances to the championship game, and will play the winner of the game between Chapman and Smoky Valley.... [More]

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OPINIONS

In the Mean Time

  I read this cute story about a Mother Mouse. She was about to cross a path in the woods with her three babies. Just then, she noticed a cat crouched behind a bush just waiting to pounce. The cat stared without blinking straight at Mother Mouse and Mother Mouse stared right... [More]

Letter to the Editor 5-15-15

Dear Editor,  I have five sons who attended USD 333 and currently have 10 grandchildren in this system. So, if you ask me if I care about this school system I will tell you, “ABSOLUTELY.”  If you ask if I am concerned about the district, I will answer, “DEFINITELY.” ... [More]

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