A Norton man changed his plea in a battery case in norton county magistrate court. Casey Sate wascharged with one count of battery. That is in connection with an alleged July 21st incident involving Leif Carlson. at his arraignment, Slate pled not guilty. He changed his plea to guilty. Slate was sentenced to 6 months in jail, suspended to 12 months of supervision with court services. He was assessed court costs of 160, fine of 100, supervision fee of 60, booking fee of 45, drug and alcohol testing fee of 25, according to Magistrate Judge Debra Anderson. Restitution will be determined later and Slate must have an adsap evaluation.