Courthouse 5-22-13

District Court
CRIMINAL
Christopher R. Waechter appeared May 15 and was found Guilty and convicted of No Driver's License and No Liability Insurance. For the no driver's license conviction he was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $50 and costs of the action, $98. For no liability insurance, he was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $300. Defendant's sentences shall be suspended on the condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by July 10, 2013. Defendant shall reappear before the Court July 10, 2013, at 9 a.m. if all costs and fine are not paid in full.
Jamal Yasser Tazi-Mouthif appeared May 16 and was found Guilty and convicted of Disorderly Conduct. He was sentenced to 10 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $50 and costs of the action, $160. Defendant's sentence shall be suspended on the condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by May 29, 2013. Defendant shall reappear before the Court May 29, 2013, at 9 a.m. if all costs and fine are not paid in full. Defendant shall not have contact, directly or indirectly, or through a third party, with the victim.
Daniel Perez appeared May 15 and was found Guilty and convicted of Speeding 94/70 and No Driver's License. For the speeding violation he was ordered to pay costs of this action, $98, and a fine of $141. For the no driver's license violation he was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $100. His sentence shall be suspended upon full payment of all costs and fine by July 17, 2013. Defendant shall reappear before the Court at 9 a.m., July 17, if any costs and fines remain unpaid.
Dwayne H. Macrae appeared May 15 and was found Guilty and convicted of Speeding, 84/65 and No Driver's License. For the speeding violation he was ordered to pay a fine of $99 and costs of the action, $98. For the no driver's license violation he was sentenced to 10 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $50. Defendant's sentence shall be suspended on condition that all fines are paid in full by May 29, 2013. Defendant shall reappear before the Court May 29, 2013, at 9 a.m. if all costs and fine are not paid in full.
Derek C. Liby appeared May 17 and was found Guilty of transporting an open container. He was ordered to pay a fine of $100 and costs of the action, $98 forthwith.
Rose Coyle appeared May 15 and was found Guilty of No Seat Belt and No Driver's License. For the no seat belt conviction, defendant was ordered to a pay a fine of $10. For the no driver's license conviction, defendant was sentenced to 10 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $50 and costs of the action, $98. Defendant shall reappear before the Court at 9 a.m., June 19, if all costs and fine are not paid in full.

NEWS

Commissioner: Issues at jail persist

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SPORTS

Leiszler signs with Tabor

 Tristen Leiszler, who ranked fourth all-time in scoring in Concordia High School girls' basketball history, has signed to play at Tabor College. A 5-6 guard, Leiszler has scored 1,004 career points.  Leiszler is averaging 17.3 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.6 assists and... [More]

T-Birds tumble to Cougars, 86-79

GREAT BEND — With her team struggling to shake the Cloud County Thunderbirds, Phikala Anthony took control. Anthony outscored Cloud County 13-5 to extend a two-point lead to an 85-75 cushion, and the Barton Community College Cougars pulled out an 86-75 Jayhawk Conference... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Nothing more to say . . .   Sometimes an obituary can become almost poetic, perhaps and especially if the paper is back home  country - “Scott served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1965. He was a member of the Baptist Church, a hard worker, a green thumb genius... [More]

Letter to the Editor 2-27-15

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