Courthouse 5-20-14

District Court
CRIMINAL
 Estelle N. Parsons appeared May 19 and was found Guilty and convicted of Unlawful Possession or Consumption of a Cereal Malt Beverage by a Minor. She was ordered to pay a fine of $200 and the costs of the action, $96 forthwith. The Court directed the Division of Motor Vehicles to suspend Defendant's driving privileges pursuant to statute.
 Bobby L. Holt Jr. appeared May 15 and was found Guilty and convicted of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant, Second Offense. He was sentenced to 11 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay the costs of the action in the sum of $96, a fine of $1,000, a community corrections fee (DUI) fine, of $250, an alcohol/drug testing fee of $40, a probation supervision fee of $60 and all other assessed fees. His sentence was suspended with the exception of a five-day term, with Defendant being placed on supervised probation with Court Services for 11 months following specific terms and conditions.
 Dawn Michelle Nelson appeared May 15 and was found Guilty and convicted of Driving While License Suspended. She was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $100, attorney fees of $125 and costs of the action, $158. Defendant's sentence was suspended on condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by July 17.
Defendant shall reappear before the Court at 9 a.m., July 17, if all costs and fine are not paid in full.
 Michelle Elizabeth Treanor appeared May 15 and was convicted of Disorderly Conduct. She was sentenced to 10 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $50 and costs of the action, $158. The Court found that Defendant's sentence shall be suspended on condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by July 17. Defendant shall reappear before the Court at 9 a.m., July 17, if all costs and fine are not paid in full. Pursuant to State v. Robinson, no attorney fees are assessed in this case.

NEWS

Five people arrrested in connection with fight

 Five people were arrested late Sunday night in connection with a fight that resulted in injuries to a minor. The Cloud County Sheriff’s Department reported Monday that officers responded to a call of a juvenile who had been injured and transported to Cloud County... [More]

Solid waste topics discussed by county board

 Mike Hake, Solid Waste director, discussed a number of items with Cloud County commissioners at their weekly meeting Monday, including that the rural Water district is upgrading its monitoring system and has requested a new meter be installed at the Transfer Station. Cost... [More]

Courthouse 11-25-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Cassandra L. Johnson appeared Nov. 24 and was convicted of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant, Second Offense. She was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, a fine... [More]

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SPORTS

Cloud County hangs on for win over Scotties

HIGHLAND — Locked up in a tight battle for the second consecutive day, the unbeaten Cloud County Thunderbirds were able to hold on and defeat the Highland Scotties 79-76 in the Highland Community College Classic on Saturday. Cloud County (7-0) needed overtime to get past... [More]

T-Birds topple Brown Mackie in overtime

HIGHLAND — Cloud County had to overcome a decided size disadvantage and foul difficulties to defeat Brown Mackie College 91-86 in overtime in the first round of the Highland Community College Classic on Friday afternoon. Brown Mackie started 6-11 Macam Macam and 6-11 Andre... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Death knell for college life as we know it?     The books on my shelves which have bright, inviting covers are few. No one would find most of them inviting, and I admit they aren't dusted in weekly cleaning. They don't have  fresh, new titles.  They... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “WHO CARES!!”  What would be your reaction if you saw those words on the face of every clock you looked at?  Recently, I received an advertisement for such a time-piece. All the numerals are in a heap at the bottom and those words are emblazoned across... [More]

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