Courthouse 7-11-14

District Court
CRIMINAL
 Keenan R. Elwood appeared July 9 and was convicted of Driving While License Suspended and Speeding (65/55). For driving while license suspended, he was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $100 and costs of the action, $108. For speeding he was ordered to pay a fine of $45. His sentence was suspended on the condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by Aug. 27. If not, he shall reappear before the court at 9 a.m., Aug. 27.
 Marsha Anderson appeared July 10 and was found Guilty and convicted of two violations of Theft. She was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail for each violation to be served concurrently. The Court further ordered her to pay costs of the action, $158, a probation supervision fee of $60, restitution to Central National Bank of $150 and all other assessed fees. Pursuant to State vs. Robinson, attorney fees are waived. Her sentence shall be suspended with Defendant being placed on supervised  probation with Court Services for 12 months following specific terms and conditions.

Justin Crough appeared July 10 and was found Guilty and convicted of Giving a Worthless Check. He was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, restitution to Rod's Thriftway, $70.10, and an administrative handling fee of $10. Defendant's sentence was suspended with Defendant being placed on unsupervised probation for 12 months following specific terms and conditions.

NEWS

Courthouse 4-17-15

District Court CIVIL Settled: Peoples Exchange Bank received a judgment of $41,016.78 plus interest and costs from Jose G. Mares et al, Concordia. Filed: Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC seeks a judgment of $28,705.09 plus interest and costs from Brandon J. Belvill et al, Concordia.... [More]

City moves forward on downtown project

 The downtown redevelopment project plans are full steam ahead after the Concordia City Commission approved the sale of $1.15 million of general obligation tax increment bonds Wednesday night.  The cornerstone of the downtown project will be the construction of the... [More]

For the record 4-15-15

Fire Dept./EMS Report  At 9:36 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer to Salina Regional Health Center of an 83-year-old male. At 10:17 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-2 went to the alley on Cedar Street between 7th and 8th Street and transported... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers rally in eighth to defeat Red Raiders

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 Ethan Bechard delivered a two-run single with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Concordia Panthers 6-5 victory over Wamego in the second game of a North Central Kansas League doubleheader Thursday at the Concordia Sports Complex.  The game was... [More]

CHS drops pair to Buffaloes

BELLEVILLE — Republic County squeezed out a pair of narrow wins over the Concordia Panthers in a softball doubleheader on Thursday.  The Buffaloes scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the first game 8-7, and held on to win the second game, 4-2.... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Experiences with Wild Turkeys . . .     Kansas may not be the best place to see a huge  variety of wildlife, but  wild turkeys are still a common sight and a delightful one.  I cannot imagine killing one, not only because I hate killing anything... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “We become the persons we have programmed ourselves to be.” (Each Day a New Beginning)  How's that for a scary concept, a challenging thought?  Another challenging thought:  Next month, May 10, 2015,  I will be marking  nineteen years... [More]

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