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Articles from the January 15, 2016 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    January 15, 2016

Gov. Ricketts visits Sidney

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts stopped into Sidney on Friday morning to deliver a brief speech and then take questions from residents. The visit was a part of Ricketts' annual state of the state fly...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    January 15, 2016

Iowa man sentenced to probation for 9 pounds of pot

Countless studies have demonstrated regular marijuana consumption can cause short-term memory loss. For Brian Heasley, it's a bout of amnesia that's keeping him out of prison. On Wednesday, the...

 Obituaries    January 15, 2016

Harry L. Moore

Harry L. Moore, 75 of rural Dix, passed away at his home, Saturday morning, Jan. 9, 2016. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 15, in the Cheyenne Hills Church with Pastor Galen... Full story

 Community    January 15, 2016

Community Calendar 01-15-16

Ongoing A memorial account has been set up at American National Bank (Main Bank and Drive up locations) for Tabitha Davis. Donations can be made to: “Tabitha Davis Memorial Fund” to help defray expenses and to benefit twin daughters... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 15, 2016

3 local students named to dean's list at Central CC

Three local students are among those named to the dean’s list at Central Community College for the fall 2015 semester. Those named to the dean’s list are David Bacon of Sidney and Aftan Bartels and Brandy Collins, both of Chappell. The students...

 By Jim Gerhold    Community    January 15, 2016

Exit 180

It was spring and four young graduates decided that before they would settle down into life’s new adventure, they would tour the country. Their goal was to interview people as to their values on life itself. They discovered an RV that suited their...

 Community    January 15, 2016

Good Old Days 01-15-16

Compiled By Delaney Uhrig These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50 Years Ago 'Sidney...

 By John Verser    Sports    January 15, 2016

Peetz's Curlee inks with North Platte CC

Mikenna Curlee is happy to have her future mapped out. The 5-foot-11 Peetz senior inked a volleyball scholarship with North Platte Community College Thursday, and she couldn't be more relieved with...

 By Staff Report    Sports    January 15, 2016

Sidney wrestlers fall to Bridgeport in dual meet

A short-handed Sidney squad fell in a dual meet at Bridgeport on Thursday night, 39-27. "For the most part, I thought our kids wrestled hard," Sidney coach John Ganser said. "We were short-handed due...

 By Staff Report    Sports    January 15, 2016

Creek Valley girls top Paxton

Girls basketball Creek Valley 44, Paxton 25 Creek Valley took the early lead and built on it in a 44-25 win at Paxton Thursday night. The Storm (7-5) went up 12-7 in the first quarter and built a 21-11 halftime advantage. They outscored Paxton 23-14...

 Sports    January 15, 2016


BASKETBALL Friday, Jan. 15 Leyton at Potter-Dix 4 p.m. Sidney at Ogallala 5:30 p.m. Fleming (Colo.) at Peetz (Colo.) 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16 Potter-Dix at Hay Springs 1 p.m. Lexington at Sidney 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18 Leyton at Potter-Dix (boys...