RSSAll Entries Tagged With: "Judge Stan Brinkley"

Abling Gets 10 Years…and Forgiveness

Marla Abling was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the death of 45 year old Rory Alba of Lamar in January 2013.  Alba was found dead in her apartment in Lamar on South 9th Street, apparently struck by a blunt instrument and with an extension cord, wrapped tightly around his neck.  The sentencing was […]

Plea Agreement Reached in Abling – Alba Murder Case

First degree murder charges against 49 year old Marla Abling of Lamar have been reduced to Manslaughter/Reckless, a Class 4 Felony that brings with it a recommended sentence of ten years and three years parole. Judge Stan Brinkley presided over the plea agreement hearing in the 15th Judicial Prowers County Court in Lamar Tuesday morning, […]

County Oaths of Office Ceremony Held

Seven elected officials took their various oaths of office with Judge Stanley Brinkley at the Prowers County Courthouse Courtroom, Tuesday, January 13 before an almost capacity audience. Only two of the seven, Ron Cook and Sam Zordell actually faced a challenge for election to their respective offices, Prowers County Commissioner and Prowers County Sheriff.    Cook […]

LCC Booster Club Offers Extra for Pack the Gym Night

Twenty-four students, boys and girls,  from six area high schools, will compete in shooting skills for free throws and three-pointers during the LCC boys and girls half time during the Antelopes, ‘Pack the Gym’ night at the Wellness Center on January 13. Teams from Walsh, Wiley, Holly, Granada, Lamar and McClave will compete for points […]

Abling Seeks Immunity from 1st Degree Murder Charges

  Testimony in the immunity hearing for Marla Abling has concluded with her next court dates set for September 3 and 6 in Lamar.  Abling, who has been charged with first degree murder in the January 23, 2013 death of Rory Alba, is seeking to have charges dismissed against her under the “Make My Day” […]

Abling Bond Hearing Set for February 20 in Alba Homicide

Marla Abling was ordered to appear in Prowers County District Court on February 20 at 11am for a continuation of charges against her of second degree murder and domestic violence. Abling appeared before Judge Stanley Brinkley Wednesday morning, February 6, in reference to the death of Rory Alba, age 45, of Lamar on January 23. […]

Andrade, Schnabel Begin New Term as County Commissioners

The first meeting of the year for the Prowers County Board of Commissioners was brief as commissioners Millbrand, Marble and Schnabel approved the low bid from Tri County Ford for a 2013 Fusion for the County Health Department.  Commissioners discussed the 2013 LiveWell contract and Wellnet Contracts with Justin Lee, Director of County Public Health […]