Courthouse 7-10-13

District Court
CRIMINAL
Blair E. Wilen appeared July 9 and was found Guilty and convicted of Speeding, 77/65. He was ordered to pay a fine of $57 and costs of the action, $96. Defendant may perform community service work to offset part of the costs of the action and the fine. Defendant shall pay the sum of $8.50 as a community service work insurance fee prior to the performance of community service work. He also shall pay court costs surcharge of $22. Defendant shall reapppear before the Court at 9 a.m., Aug. 28, if all costs and fine are not paid in full or worked off by community service work.
Todd Zeigler appeared July 9 and was found Guilty and convicted of No Driver's License. He was ordered to pay costs of the action, $96, and a fine of $200 forthwith. Defendant's bond was released, and the surety, if any, discharged.
Steven H. Patton appeared July 9 and was found Guilty and convicted of Falsely Reporting a Crime. He was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158 and a fine of $200 forthwith. His sentence shall be suspended with Defendant being placed on unsupervised probation for six months following specific terms and conditions.

NEWS

Five contestants vying for title of Miss NCK CASA 2014

 Five contestants will be vying for the title of Miss NCK CASA 2014 when they participate in the Eleventh Annual Men in Tights Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Concordia High School Auditorium.  Competing in the categories of Interview, Talent, Fitness and Daisy Duke Summer... [More]

Mobile Pantry to distribute food

A Mobile Pantry will be distributing food from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the parking lot at the corner of 7th and Washington (north of City Hall and east of the Post Office). Anyone in need of food assistance is eligible. Guests must sign in with their name, address... [More]

Courthouse 8-22-14

District Court CIVIL Filed: Central National Bank seeks a judgment of $48,003.09 plus interest and costs from Ralph Boone, et al, Concordia. Settled: Commerce Bank received a judgment of $6,932.53 plus interest and costs from Connie Fahey, Clyde. LIMTED CIVIL Settled: Calvary... [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

Changing with the times . . .  Recently, a filler piece in a newspaper told how the clothing people wear to church has changed with the times and customs, and not for the better according to the writer.... I remember there was a certain ritual from the time we gathered... [More]

Letter to the Editor 8-22-14

Dear Editor,  When you add numbers to your side of life . . . One becomes visually aware of the “other side.” Reflections and blessings set in . . . of all the friends who walked alongside of you and disappeared from the planet.  Larry Forsythe was right... [More]

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