Courthouse 8-14-14

District Court
LIMITED CIVIL
Settled:
Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC received a judgment of $1,667.92 plus interest and costs from Stacy Newton, Concordia.
Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC received a judgment of $629.51 plus interest and costs from Ronie Robbins, Clyde.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Health Center received a judgment of $226.52 plus interest and costs from Traci Kahaneck, et al, Washington.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Health Center received a judgment of $1,142.50 plus interest and costs from Mitchell T. Funk et al, Concordia.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Health Center received a judgment of $1,116.40 plus interest and costs from Darrel Martin, et al, Clyde.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Health Center received a judgment of $974.40 plus interest and costs from Devan Andrew Monroe, Concordia.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Health Center received a judgment of $726.04 plus interest and costs from Larry A. Henderson et al, Concordia.
Tallgrass Veterinary Hospital received a judgment of $399.30 plus interest and costs from Heather Acheson, Great Bend.
Dismissed:
The case of Cloud County Health Center vs. Laura Nickels et al, Agenda, has been dismissed without prejudice.
Filed:
Central National Bank seeks a judgment of $1,009.42 plus interest and costs from Tracy M. Jamison, Clyde.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $1,753.39 plus interest and costs from Leeann Wogomon, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $277.90 plus interest and costs from Joshua Alan Thoman, Concordia.

TRAFFIC
All Subtypes, Aug. 6-12
The following people received fines for Speeding: Brandi A. Bartels, Dallas D. Dobbins, April M. Gray, Erica M. Lemon, Corbin P. Lukasiewicz, Terry S. Moore, Paul R. Rust, William P. Sandy, Donovan S. Simpson, Calvert L. Smith, Taylor R. Smith, $153; Blake R. Bergen, Clayton Sean Schultz, Sanjuanita M. Solis, $189; Rayetta D. Crane, $201; Mary E. Eilert, Mark B. Sandifer, $258; Reese M. Bickenase, Moses Franco, Patrick R. Hernandez, $183; Decarlos L. Hill, $207; Bryan R. Nelson, $141; Karen J. Rawdon, $246; Matthew S. Record, $282; William O. Wagnon Jr., $294.
Receiving fines for other violations were: Clinton Harold Crane, connecting and safety equipment of towing vehicles, $158; Clinton Harold Crane, Rayetta D. Crane, Michael G. Haley, Scott C. Pribbenow, failure to wear seat belt, $10; Jose L. Rodriquez, operating motor vehicle without a license, $208; Jana L. Moeschler, driving under influence of alcohol or drugs, first conviction, $958.

LEGAL TRANSFERS
Trustee's Deeds:
W.H. Ransopher trust No. 1, Jack H. Ransopher, trustee, Virginia L. Ransopher, trustee, and Jeff Koch, trustee, to Daniel Douglas, Derek Heinen and Tom Rottinghaus, lots 1-2-3 and 4 block 2 in the city of Clyde, Cloud County, Kansas, the east half of lot 10 and the west 46' of lot 11 all in block 2 in the city of Clyde, Cloud, Kansas, also a half interest in the west wall of the brick building now located on the east 20' of said lot 11 and west 3' of lot 12 in block 2 in the city of Clyde, Cloud County, Kansas; a tract commencing 25 rods west of the southeast corner of the northeast quarter northwest quarter of section 26-5-1 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County, Kansas, see record.
Margaret B. Balch, trustee, and Margaret B. Balch revocable trust, to Robert H. Frasier and Rhoda M. Frasier, lot 3 in block 64 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof.
Warranty Deeds:
Robert L. Letourneau and Corina C. Letourneau, to Debra A. Istas Trust No. 1 and Willis J. Istas, trustee, an undivided half interest in and to the southwest quarter of section 12-6-2 west of the 6th P.M.
Cloud County Kansas.
Ernest G. Savaglio to Ernest Savaglio family trust, the east half southeast quarter of section 32-8-3 west of the 6th p.m. in Cloud County Kansas except tract, see record.
James C. Remley and Patricia A. Remley to Patricia A. Remley revocable trust and James C. Remley revocable trust, the southeast quarter and the north half northwest quarter and the southeast quarter northwest quarter and the northeast quarter southwest quarter and the east half southeast quarter southwest quarter of section 13-8-3 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas except a tract, see record.
Diana R. Boling and Eugene Fiffe by Diana R. Boling attorney in fact to Diana R. Boling revocable trust, the south 82' of lot 15 and the west 12' of lot 16 all in block 107 city of Concordia Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof. All of lots 26-27 and 28 in block 155 in the city of Concordia Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Thomas W. Rottinghaus, Donna J. Rottinghaus, Derek J. Heinen, Rhonda S. Heinen, Daniel L. Douglas and Monica L. Douglas to NCK Lumber & Trust LLC, lots 1-4 block 2 in the city of Clyde, Cloud County, Kansas; the east half of lot 10 and the west 46' of lot 11 all in block 2 in the city of Clyde, Cloud County, Kansas, also a half interest in the west wall of the brick building now located on the east 20' of said lot 11 and the west 3' of lot 12 in block 2 in the city of Clyde, Cloud County, Kansas; a tract commencing 25 rods west of the southeast corner of the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section 26-5-1 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County, Kansas, see record.
Carolyn Sue Gum and Daryl R. Gum to Donald Deneault and Jeanette Deneault, a tract of land located in the north half northwest quarter of section 28-6-3 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record.
Quit Claim Deeds:
Todd R. Hough and Judy L. Hough to Allen R. Charbonneau, a tract of land in the northeast quarter northwest quarter 26-5-1, see record.
Felicia Clintsman to Brent Vanmeter, lot 1 in block 202 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Transfer on Death Deed:
Brian Schmitz and Nina Schmitz to Brian Schmitz revocable trust and Nina Schmitz revocable trust, the west 44' of the south 120' of lot 2 and the east 22' of the south 120' of lot 3 in block 75 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas.

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
By H.E. Smith
The Great Gold Secret
The first thing we did was to take the gold out of the poor old black man's pack, and part of it among us. The rest of the things we threw away, as we had thrown away our tools long before (for our only chance now was to march as light as possible) and then we set forward along the gully for some time we could her the rascals hanging away overhead, but that died away by degrees, and there was a silence as if the world had just been created and no life come into it yet.
All that night we stumbled along the bottom of the ravine like men groping in a tunnel, sitting down every now and then to rest; but when day came we saw the rocks on each side getting lower and lower, and the great black pit spreading out broader and shallowr, till at last, a little after sunrise, we came out into the forest again. Just then the other black man sat down and put his hand to his side.
"No can go farther, senor!"
I ran up to him, and blest if he hadn't got a big bullet-wound in his side from last night's scrimmage, and the brave fellow had actually dragged on all night without saying a word about it, lest he should keep us back! I sat down and took his head on my knee, and he died as quietly as a child; and we covered him with leaves and left him lying there in the bright morning sunshine, and went forward on our weary tramp again.
It was harder than ever for us now, for we had eight loads among six men, and already I could see one of the Spaniards beginning to stagger and the old Indian trembling like a leaf. Then a horrible kind of fear crept over me that we should keep dropping that way, man after man, till there was only one left; and then—but at that thought I threw up my arms and gave a sort of yell like a man starting up from a bad dream. But Seth punched me in the ribs with his elbow, and whispered.
"Sh!" don't frighten the rest." And I set my teeth and chocked it down. It may have been an hour or two after this—I was beginning to lose all count of time now—that Seth, who had got a little ahead of the rest, suddenly sang out.
"Hurrah!"
We all looked up.
Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert
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