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LEGAL TRANSFERS
Warranty Deeds
Darrel G. Coffelt and Alyce L. Coffelt to Lori J. Duvall, east half of lot 14 and all of lot 15 in block 187 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof subject to easements and restrictions of record.
Ben T. Dreesen and Karen M. Dreesen to Ben T. Dreesen, trustee, Karen M. Dreesen, trustee, and Ben T. and Karen M. Dreesen revocable trust, southeast quarter southeast quarter and east half southwest quarter southeast quarter 13-6-2, see record; east half northeast quarter 11-6-2 except a tract, see record.
Floyd V. McGrew and Jone F. McGrew to Corby J. Brown and Tammy A. Brown, south half of lots 1 and 2 in block 140 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof subject to an easement for sewer in favor of the owners of the north half of lots 1 and 2
 and the north half of lots 1 and 2 in block 140 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Julia Grace Elsasser fka Julia G. Rohovit and Mark A. Elsasser to Julie A. Cory, lots 34, 35 and 36 except the north 38 feet of said lots in block 138 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas.
Quit Claim Deeds
Jeffrey Wayne Nelson and Nicole Rae Nelson to Raymond R. Hanson, trustee,  Alice Faye Hanson, trustee, and Raymond R. Hanson family trust, west half northwest quarter 20-5-3 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas; a parcel of land located in the west half northwest quarter 20-5-4 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas, said tract being a portion of government lots 1 and 2 and a portion of Lake Sibley of said section 20; see record.
Loyd E. Rice and Kathleen C. Rice to Floyd V. McGrew and Jone G. McGrew, the north half of lots 1 and 2 in block 140 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kanss according to the recorded plat thereof.

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
BY H.E. SMITH
Serving the Writ
"No, marm, 'taint snowin', or rainin' either. Ye see, Mr. Grimp was jest showin' me the water privileges about the place, an tryin' to see how much a rain bar'l would hold," responded the Squire sarcastically, pointing toward th aforesaid barrel.
"Brother Butterfield, will you be so kind as to attend to the business on which we came?" said Mr. Grimp sternly.
"Certainly I will. Here, Widow Barney, is a writ from Mr. Grimp, notifyin' you to give up these 'ere premises. "I will take charge of that," said young Harwood, rather haughtily. "I will call upon you tomorrow, Squire, and settle the matter.  would say, also, Mr. Grimp, that the time for redemption not having expired, the mortgage and costs on this lady's place have been paid in to the County Clerk and you will not be troubled in caring for it further."
After that-will, Mr. Grimp made some indistinct reply, and the Squire very profuse and incoherent apologies; then they took their leave as best they could, feeling very awkward, mortified and humiliated.
They did not go home together, either, nor ever after speak of the evening's experience to each other. However a month later, when Tom Harwood married the widow, the Squire was observed to shake his head mournfully and murmur:
"If it hadn't been for Old Grimp comin' jest as he did that night, things would have been different. Widow Barney never would have married that conceited young Harwood—never!"
 As for Mr. Grimp, his face and his prayers grew longer day by day, and the Sunday following the marriage he spoke feelingly of "this vale of tears," the "vanity of human expectations," and the "uncertainty of earthly things," and when the collection was raised for the poor he sadly gave a torn piece of currency his grocer had refused the day before.—Hearth and Home.
Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert

NEWS

City set to revise animal codes

By Jessica LeDuc Blade staff writer  The city of Concordia's restrictions on specific breeds of dogs – as well as other types of animals – will soon go by the wayside. The ordinance to completely revise the city's animal codes was tabled at Wednesday night's... [More]

Courthouse 4-17-14

District Court CIVIL Settled:  In the case of Jessica Sherwood vs. A. Retta Waite, Concordia, judgment was entered in favor of the Defendant. Waite received judgment of $2,773.84 for rental property she owned. Costs of $109.80 were assessed to Sherwood. Judgment shall bear... [More]

Sign-up has begun for disaster assistance

 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.  "We implemented these programs in... [More]

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SPORTS

Rall pitches T-Birds past Pratt

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 The Cloud County Community College baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference Western Division doubleheader with Pratt Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Cloud County won the first game, 4-1. Pratt outslugged the Thunderbirds 13-12 in the second game. Jesse Rall limited... [More]

Concordia girls finish fourth

ELLSWORTH — Megan James, Molly Adams and Maggie Lambert  recorded first-place finishes to help the Concordia Panthers to a fourth-place finish in the Ellsworth Invitational track and field meet Tuesday. James won the pole vault by clearing 9-0. She also placed sixth... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 4-11-14

Dear Editor, Subject: Blowing out the candle  Abortion blows out the candle of the future. Everyone with a mind and a conscience knows this.     President Lincoln's words on the slavery issue apply. “I couldn't deny to someone else what I myself desire,... [More]

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