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

Five people arrrested in connection with fight

 Five people were arrested late Sunday night in connection with a fight that resulted in injuries to a minor. The Cloud County Sheriff’s Department reported Monday that officers responded to a call of a juvenile who had been injured and transported to Cloud County... [More]

Solid waste topics discussed by county board

 Mike Hake, Solid Waste director, discussed a number of items with Cloud County commissioners at their weekly meeting Monday, including that the rural Water district is upgrading its monitoring system and has requested a new meter be installed at the Transfer Station. Cost... [More]

Courthouse 11-25-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Cassandra L. Johnson appeared Nov. 24 and was convicted of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant, Second Offense. She was sentenced to 12 months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, a fine... [More]

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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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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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