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

Swenson returns home with purchase of Duis Meat

 A chance to come back home was a big plus for Ryan Swenson when he decided to purchase Duis Meat Processing from Toby and Sue Duis.  Swenson, son of Richard and Denise Swenson, Concordia, was born and raised in Concordia, growing up on the family farm north of town.... [More]

Courthouse 8-27-15

District Court CIVIL Settled: Commerce Bank received a judgment of $11,996.60 plus costs and interest from Gail Johnson, Concordia. LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $3,137.31 plus interest and costs from Sheila Copple and Ben Copple,... [More]

For the record 8-27-15

Police Dept. Report Accidents—Officers investigated an accident at 3:25 p.m., Aug. 26, in the 100 block of West 7th involving vehicles driven by Barbara Tracy and Nina Sheely, Concordia. Officers investigated accident at 3:25 p.m., Aug. 26, in the 2200 section of Campus... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds cruise in conference opener

DODGE CITY — Taking to the road for the Jayhawk Conference Western Division opener, the Cloud County Community College volleyball team downed Dodge City Community College in straight sets Wednesday night.  Now 4-1 on the season, the Thunderbirds won the first set,... [More]

T-Birds go 3-1 in RKP Invitational

BEATRICE, Neb. — The Cloud County Community College volleyball team opened its season by going 3-1 in RKP Invitational hosted by Southeast (Neb.) Community College on Friday and Saturday.  Cloud County downed Southwestern (Iowa) Community College in straight sets in... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 8-28-15

Dear Editor,  This letter is being written in response to the news media coverage of the Health Department's budget. We have had a multitude of people either stop us on the street, call or ask our families about the statement the Health Department was $100,000 over on commodities.... [More]

Prairie Pondering

This and That . . .  Quite often, I wonder if there are other people in their 90s who suddenly become quite aware of Time and the essence thereof, resulting in a frustrated, often frantic state of mind in which too many things demand attention, none of which seems to get... [More]

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