Courthouse 6-12-14

District Court
CIVIL
Filed:
City of Miltonvale et al seeks quiet title to real estate from John A. Rickard, Hephzibah, Ga.

LIMITED CIVIL
Dismissed:
The case of Central National Bank vs. Bob L. Kendall, Concordia, has been dismissed without prejudice.
Settled:
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $537.56 plus interest and costs from Ethan J. Cory, Concordia.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Care Center received a judgment of $938.57 plus interest and costs from Shawn M. Reed et al, Concordia.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Care Center received a judgment of $2,275 plus interest and costs from Timothy Aaron Wilcox et al, Concordia.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Care Center received a judgment of $963 plus interest and costs from Ticia Malcuit et al, Concordia.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Care Center received a judgment of $291.76 plus interest and costs from Timothy E. Rowland, et al, Concordia.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Care Center received a judgment of $386.02 plus interest and costs from Michael R. Trost, Concordia.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Care Center received a judgment of $5,900 plus interest and costs from Nicholas Gonzales, Concordia.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Care Center received a judgment of $1,111.40 plus interest and costs from Daniel A. Redick, Concordia.
Nex-Tech Wireless LLC received a judgment of $681.23 plus interest and costs from Cynthia Kisler, Concordia.
Nex-Tech Wireless LLC received a judgment of $1,088.98 plus interest and costs from Larry Henderson, Concordia.
Nex-Tech Wireless LLC received a judgment of $1,157.95 plus interest and costs from Christine Noah, Concordia.
Central National Bank seeks a judgment of $528.31 plus interest and costs from John Marion Laskowski, Miltonvale.
Barry Braden received a judgment of $4,050 plus interest and costs from Ashley Ochou, Lincoln.
State Bank of Delphos received a judgment of $972.82 plus interest and costs from Chase B. Jackson et al, Salina.
Filed:
Meritrust Credit Union seeks a judgment of $5,552.08 plus interest and costs from Timothy Esslinger, Concordia.
Scott R. Condray, Chartered seeks a judgment of $1,320.87 plus interest and costs from Angela Fowler Primeaux, Concordia.

TRAFFIC
All Subtypes, June 4-10
The following people received fines for Speeding: Deborah M. Anderson, Amber Louise Desario, Pauline Diaz, Teressa M. Freeman, Jose A. Guevara, James D. Joyner Jr., Jeri Beth Kadel, Alexander K. Maycher, Stephen L. Mick, Patrick F. Odonnell, David E. Saunders Jr., Mark A. Stovie Jr., Katelyn R. Waters, $141; Benjamin R. Lee, $189; Adam R. Monson, Kelly A. Mosher, James Ostermeyer, Michael Rouviere, $171; Christina N. Preuss, Amber N. Rowe, $177.
Receiving fines for other violations were: Brian S. Borwege, purchase/consumption alcoholic liquor/CMB by minor, $196; Kevin L. Cain, purchase/consumption alcoholic liquor/CMB by minor, $136; Shawn P. Kearns, driving while suspended, second or subsequent conviction, $256; Sarah L. Schwerman, purchase/consumption alcoholic liquor/CMB by minor, $327; Steven L. St.Clair, over weight limits on wheels and axles, $271; Zachariah M. Beale, Failure to wear seatbelt, $10.

CRIMINAL
 Israel Cruz appeared June 11 and was found Guilty and convicted of Speeding, 79/65 and Expired Driver's License. For the speeding charge he was ordered to pay a fine of $69 and costs of the action, $96 forthwith. For the expired driver's license charge he was ordered to pay a fine of $50 forthwith.

LEGAL TRANSFERS
Quit Claim Deed:
Connie S. Grennan to Paul F. Grennan, the north half southwest quarter of section 19-5-5 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas except an easement for ingress and egress 1 rod wide north and south and located immediately north of and adjacent the south line of said north half southwest quarter of said section 19 and extending the full length of said south line.
Warranty Deeds:
Janis M. Feland fka Janis M. Jackson and Ray Don Feland to Donald E. Bates Jr., all of lot 5 and 6 except the east four feet of lot 5 in block 108 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas.
Frederick D. Hirsch and Patricia A. Hirsch to Hirsch Land & Cattle Company Inc., the west half of lot 5 and all of lot 6 block 8 in W.R. West's Addition to the town of Dell Ray now the city of Glasco, Cloud County Kansas.
Ronald W. Redden aka Ronald Redden aka Ron Redden and Shelli Redden to Robert L. Corber Jr. and Megan M. Corber, the north 49'6" of lots 1 and 13 and all of lot 2 all in block 6 in the original town of Del Ray now the city of Glasco, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof; the north  49'6" of lots 1 and 13 and all of lot 2 all in block 6 in the original town of Del Ray now the city of Glasco, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Corrective Deed:
Dale Adcock and Charleen Adcock to Charleen Adcock, north half 27-7-4, see record; north half southeast quarter 27-7-4, see record; northeast quarter 3-8-4, see record; west half northwest quarter 3-8-3 less a strip of land; described in record; east half northwest quarter 3-8-4, see record; south half 3-8-4, see record.

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
By H.E. Smith
A Night in a Signal-Box
 Scarcely had I done so, however, when arose before me a shadowy figure of indefinite form, pointing in the direction of a signal box.
I moved restlessly, and put my hands before my eyes to shut it out. Finally, I started, rose to my feet, and I could have declared the figure stood on the hearth-rug in the fire-light, only it gradually melted into air.
Just then the clock struck half-past-ten. In half an hour the Wyoming express and Hensher mail would be due. At that I began to tremble violently, and throwing on my shawl, I determined to go and look at the signal box, and see if it was right.
White mists had risen since I was last out; and above them, rising as from a billowy sea, about a mile distant raised the "look-out," distinct in the moonlight.
But where was John? Generally I could see him moving about; now, the place was apparently empty. What did it mean? There was but one answer—John was asleep.
Never shall I forget the sensation that ran through my veins at that thought. The crown of my head seemed to literally lift up. Then—why, I could never explain—I ran back, seized Maudie, and afterwards hurried to the signal box.
Rapidly, I ascended the steps to the "look-out." I tried the door; it was fastened on the inside; and what a sight met me within, through the glass.
John sound asleep, his head on his arms. Calling him loudly, I shook the handle. He did not stir. All was silent, save for the monotonous tick of the clock beating out the fatal minutes above his head. I dared not delay. I dashed in the glass, put in my hand, turned the key, and entered. Even this did not arouse him.
Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert
(continued)

NEWS

For the record 8-20-14

Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers arrested Erin Crawford, 21, Concordia, at 5:10 p.m., Aug. 19, in the 100 block of West 6th Street on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Comply. Crawford was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center. Fire Dept./EMS Report... [More]

County officials give reports at monthly meeting

Cloud County board of commissioners had its monthly meeting with county officials as part of their regular session Monday morning and heard the following reports: COUNTY CLERK Linda Bogart reported her office is completing all of the reporting requirements for the August Primary... [More]

For the record 8-19-14

Police Dept. Report  Arrests—Officers arrested James D. Ninemire, 40, Concordia, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Aug. 19, in the 900 block of Archer Street charging him with Driving Under the Influence, Transporting an Open Container, Possession of Marijuana and Possession... [More]

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SPORTS

Local gymnasts compete

DES MOINES, Iowa — Gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2014 Junior Olympics.  Katie Thompson, Concordia, captured first place in the all-around in the Level 7, 18-year-old division. She was first on the bars, first in the floor exercise,... [More]

Blues advance to semifinals of state tournament

WATHENA – The Concordia Blues advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA State American Legion baseball tournament with a 9-6 win over Larned here last night. The Blues are one of just two unbeaten teams remaining in the double elimination tournament. Fort Scott, also unbeaten... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

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 Under August 20, “Touchstones,” a book of daily meditations for men, has this to offer, “Spiritual growth is the result of coming face-to-face with our own situation, feeling the brunt of our own puzzlement, recognizing no recipe will apply completely,... [More]

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