Courthouse 9-11-13

District Court
CRIMINAL
Anthony L. Smith appeared Sept. 4 and was found Guilty and convicted of Exhibition of Speed. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $100 and costs of the action, $96. Defendant's sentence shall be suspended on condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by Oct. 2.
Christopher Michael McMillan appeared Sept. 9 and was convicted of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant, First Offense. He was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay the costs of the action, $96, a fine of $500, a $250 Community Corrections Supervision Fund (DUI fine), an alcohol/drug testing fee of $40, a probation supervision fee of $60 and all other assessed fees. His sentence was suspended with the exception of a 48-hour term and Defendant was placed on supervised probation with Court Services for six months following specific terms and conditions.
Joshua F. Jack appeared Sept. 4 and was found Guilty and convicted of Littering. He was ordered to pay a fine of $115 and costs of the action, $96 by Oct. 9.
Dain Scott Ellis appeared Sept. 5 and was found Guilty and convicted of Theft. He was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, restitution of $25.72 and a BIDS Administrative fee of $100 by Oct. 2. His sentence was suspended with Defendant being placed on unsupervised probation for 12 months following specific terms and conditions.
Corey James Clark appeared Sept. 5 and was found Guilty and convicted of Theft. He was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail, ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, and restitution to Daniel Lavoie as determined by the Court by Nov. 4.

NEWS

Possible construction of transloading facility discussed

 The Kansas Department of Transportation officials and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer made a stop in Concordia, Thursday morning, to hear input on possibly constructing a rail transloading facility in Cloud County.  Transloading is the process of moving goods from one mode of... [More]

Courthouse 11-21-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Candice Dawn Beach appeared Nov. 17 and was convicted of a violation of Criminal Damage to Property. She was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, restitution of $24.97 by Dec. 31. Her sentence... [More]

Commission approves water rate hike

 Starting next month, citizens will see an increase in water bills after rates were raised at Wednesday night’s Concordia City Commission meeting.  After several months of discussion, the Commission last night approved a six-percent increase in water and sewer... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds topple Broncos, 71-58

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 Once the Cloud County Thunderbirds had finally wrestled the lead away from the Hastings College junior varsity, they weren't about to surrender it. Cloud County trailed Hastings throughout most of the first half, and was down 34-31 at halftime. The T-Birds scored the first... [More]

Hake, Guevara receive football awards

 Concordia High School seniors Drake Hake and Stafen Guevara were presented awards during the Concordia Lions Club Football Banquet Tuesday night at the Catholic Parish Hall. Hake received the Most Outstanding Senior Offensive Player Award, presented in memory of Trevor... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Death knell for college life as we know it?     The books on my shelves which have bright, inviting covers are few. No one would find most of them inviting, and I admit they aren't dusted in weekly cleaning. They don't have  fresh, new titles.  They... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “WHO CARES!!”  What would be your reaction if you saw those words on the face of every clock you looked at?  Recently, I received an advertisement for such a time-piece. All the numerals are in a heap at the bottom and those words are emblazoned across... [More]

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