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 SPV I LLC received a judgment of $3,683.20 plus interest and costs from Angela Thornton, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $539 plus interest and costs from Matthew S. Pruitt, Concordia.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Care 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 Care 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 Care Center received a judgment of $1,116.40 plus interest and costs from Darrel L. Martin et al, Clyde.
Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Care 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 Care Center received a judgment of $726.04 plus interest and costs from Larry A. Henderson, et al, Concordia.
Madeline L. Nelson received a judgment of $6,000 plus interest from William A. Lucas Jr., Grand Junction, Colo.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $523.85 plus interest and costs from Stacey Scott, Concordia.
Champlin Tire Recycling Inc. received a judgment of $379.13 plus interest and costs from Johnny Bass dba Johnny B's Roadside Service, Burns.
Filed:
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $852.39 plus interest and costs from Christopher Sutton-Kearn, Concordia.
Cloud County Highway Department seeks a judgment of $260 plus interest and costs from Mike Feight, Clyde.
Dismissed:
The case of Cloud County Health Center Inc. and Cloud County Health Center Inc. dba Family Care Center vs. Lara Nickels, et al, Agenda, has been dismissed without prejudice.

SMALL CLAIMS
Filed:
United Bank & Trust seeks a judgment of $194.16 plus costs from Robert Moss, Norcatur.
United Bank & Trust seeks a judgment of $68.08 plus costs from Christopher M. Lynn, Concordia.

CRIMINAL
Eric R. Balint appeared Aug. 21 and was found Guilty and convicted of 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. Defendant will be remanded to the custody of the Cloud County Jail to serve his sentence. He may be released early upon full payment of all costs and fine.

TRAFFIC
All Subtypes
Aug. 13-19
The following people received fines for Speeding: Ryan K. Blackwood, Scott T. Burney, Russell L. Dunstan, Carissa M. Feight, Tara L. Goering, Nichola D. Gunder, Dakota R. Haynes, Daniel L. McLaughlin, Cesar A. Rivera Jr., Kevin Dale Rolke, Candelario Salinas, Joseph A. Slechta, Angela J.Smith, Zachary E. Stander, Suping Xue, $153; Karen K. Doviken, $195; Teslah L. Hinman, $213; Tony M. Krause, $258; Julie K. Nash, $183; Lisa A. Ornelas Avila, $201; Emily B. Pollard, $285; Ithan S. Schneider, $234; Christopher Jordan Walker, $222; Bruce W. Maxwell, $210; Paul E. Shepard, $213; Emily B. Pollard, $285.
Receiving fines for other violations were: Alan R. Garcia, purchase/consumption alcoholic liquor/CMB by minor, $336; Trenton A. Kuhlman, purchase/consumption alcoholic liquor/CMB by minor, $22; Foster Makay Losh, failure to wear seatbelt, $10; Hayden C. Losh, connecting and safety equipment of towing vehicles, $138; Hayden C. Losh, failure to wear seat belt (14-17 yoa), $60; Maria O. Segura, permitting unauthorized minor to drive, $158.

LEGAL TRANSFERS
Quit Claim Deed:
Sallman Builders LLC to Dustin R. Timmons and Rebecca L. Timmons, all of lot 14 in block 177 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Warranty Deeds:
Curt Stasny and Lori Stasny to Melvin McNeil and Joan McNeil, the south 60 feet of lots 1 and 2 in block 69 in the city of Concordia, Cloud Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof and the north 72 feet of lots 1 and 2 in block 69 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Morris Milholland an Jenny Milholland to Jo Herian, lots 11, 12, 13 and 14 in block 10 in M.L. Brierley's second addition in the city of Glasco, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Merl O. Ramsey and Jaqueline D. Ramsey to Merl O. Ramsey Trust No. 1, Jacqueline D. Ramsey, trustee and Merl O. Ramsey, trustee, half interest in the southeast quarter southwest quarter and lots 7 and 11 in the southeast quarter of section 30-5-3 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record; half interest in the southeast quarter and part of the southeast quarter southwest quarter of section 1-5-4 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record; half interest the west half northwest quarter of section 18-5-3 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record; half interest in the northeast quarter northwest quarter and the north half northwest quarter and northwest quarter northeast quarter and the southwest quarter northeast quarter of section 31-5-3 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record; half interest in the northeast quarter northwest quarter and the north half northwest quarter and northwest quarter northeast quarter and the southwest quarter northeast quarter of section 31-5-3 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record.
Jaqueline D. Ramsey and Merl O. Ramsey to Jacqueline D. Ramsey Trust No. 1, Jacqueline D. Ramsey, trustee, Merl O. Ramsey, trustee, half interest in the southeast quarter southwest quarter and lots 7 and 11 in the southeast quarter of section 30-5-3 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record; half interest in the southeast quarter and part of the southeast quarter southwest quarter of section 1-5-4 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record; half interest the west half northwest quarter of section 18-5-3 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record; half interest in the northeast quarter northwest quarter and the north half northwest quarter and northwest quarter northeast quarter and the southwest quarter northeast quarter of section 31-5-3 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record; half interest in the northeast quarter northwest quarter and the north half northwest quarter an northwest quarter northeast quarter and the southwest quarter northeast quarter of section 31-5-3 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record. 
Trustee's Deeds:
Fred Keith Jackson revocable trust and Freda M. Jackson revocable trust to Fred Keith Jackson and Freda M. Jackson, lots 8 and 9 in block 100 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Mary Elizabeth Smith, co-trustee, and Paul Francis Grennan, co-trustee, to Teresa Grennan revocable trust and Christopher J. Wilson, lots 5 and 6 in block 5 Thomas Addition to the city of Jamestown Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Executor's Deed:
Darlyne G. Lampert estate, Steven Johnson, aka Steven K. Johnson, executor, to Amanda Sue Jeardoe and Jason Leroy Jeardoe, the north half of lots 1 and 2 in block 63 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
By H.E. Smith
The Great Gold Secret
"Here's somethin' civilized at last by hoe-cake!" says he. "Guess we've struck the right track without knowin' it. Look here."
Just in front of us was a gully forty feet deep, through which ran a small stream, and across it lay a bridge—not one of the rope bridges you see in Lower Peru, but good solid wood—two long beams from bank to bank, with cross-pieces lashed to them, just like the sleepers on a railway. Then we all shouted at once and stepped out to cross it; but, all in a moment, the poor old Indian, who was one of the hindmost, lurched over the edge and went slap down into the water, and the gold he carried just sunk him like a stone.
Whether he'd got hurt in the fight, too, or whether he was just tired and dizzy like the rest of us, I can't say—but down he went, and we never saw him more. So now we were cut down to five, and had lost our guide into the bargain.
"That's a bad job," says Seth' "but never mind, boys—we must jest steer by the light of natur' now. Whar thar's a bridge like that thar oughter be a trail somewhar."
Sure enough there was a trail, and we tried to follow it, but we soon lost it again, and tramped on all day at hap-hazard, trying to steer by the sun.
Toward evening we halted to eat, and then pushed on again hot foot; for that was the last of our provisions.
Just as the moon rose we came upon a gully with a bridge across it, and there we all stopped dead and looked at each other—a look I shall never forget. It was the same bridge that we had crossed twelve hours before!
That minute's one of the things I never like to think of. There we were, lost in a tropical forest, our guide gone, every man of us as weak as a child, and not a morsel of food left!
"Well, boys," says old Seth (who was our mainstay throughout), "we're in a kind of fix, thar ain't no denyin' it. Naow, I calc'late this bridge ain't bin long built by the look of it, and so, in stead o' losin' ourselves outer everybody's way I guess we'll jest stick here till some party picks us up—it won't be long, I reckin. That's my idee; how does it strike yew?"
Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert
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NEWS

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SPORTS

T-Birds use balance to upend Central, 92-72

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Five players scored in double figures to lead the unbeaten Cloud County Thunderbirds to a 92-72 win over Central (Neb.) Community College Tuesday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Freshman guard Ridell Camidge led the way for Cloud County with 23 points. He was 9 of 16 from the field,... [More]

Cloud County hangs on for win over Scotties

HIGHLAND — Locked up in a tight battle for the second consecutive day, the unbeaten Cloud County Thunderbirds were able to hold on and defeat the Highland Scotties 79-76 in the Highland Community College Classic on Saturday. Cloud County (7-0) needed overtime to get past... [More]

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