Courthouse 7-11-14

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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

County board sets time for plan extension hearing

Following a discussion with Ashley McMillan Hutchinson, CloudCorp executive director, about the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Cloud County commissioners Monday set 3:15 p.m., Nov. 10, as the time for a  public hearing for consideration for the plan extension. McMillan... [More]

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

 "We are here today because more than 2.5 billion people live in poverty." This was emcee Toby Nosker's opening sentence when he addressed the crowd at Thursday evening's Hunger Banquet at the Valley Rental Center in Concordia.  Approximately 70 people attended the... [More]

Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

 Moving forward on the Broadway Plaza project, the Concordia city commission approved a design proposal with BBN Architects, Inc. during its meeting Wednesday night.  BBN Architects will provide the city with a final design and construction administration of the proposed... [More]

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SPORTS

Thunderbirds drop Grizzlies

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 The Cloud County Thunderbirds notched a fifth straight Jayhawk Conference Western Division volleyball win by dropping Butler Community College 3-1 Monday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Cloud County has rattled off five wins in a row since a loss to Seward County, and is now... [More]

Champlin places 60th at state

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Playing in the Class 4A state golf tournament for the fourth consecutive year, Concordia's Janae Champlin finished in 60th place Monday at Dub's Dread Golf Club. Champlin posted a score of 114 in the tournament. Brittany Jensen, DeSoto, and Anna Pool,... [More]

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

  Our Marion Ellet was given star treatment in Kansas City last night. She is the subject of Tom Nelson's new documentary, "The Story of Marion Ellet," which was part of the Kansas City International Film Festival. It was attended by a hand- ful of former Concordians,... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Life's little instructions . . .  Sometimes the right ideas for another column fail to appear, except with reasons why they shouldn't be attempted. That's when fingers go wandering over the keys and the mind follows. A photograph in one book reveals a smiling fellow, casually... [More]

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