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Articles from the January 20, 2015 edition

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 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 20, 2015

Gas prices continue their descent, but may have bottomed out

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.93 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebrask...

 By Will Castner    Community    January 20, 2015

History of the Sidney elementary schools

EDITOR'S NOTE: Will Castner is a Sidney High School student. With the school bond issue up for a vote on Feb. 10, he wrote a story for the Sun-Telegraph recounting the history of the elementary...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 20, 2015

WNCC hosts financial aid presentation

Western Nebraska Community College’s Financial Aid Office is again offering “Parent Night” financial aid presentations. Their goal is to educate students and parents in their service area about the intricacies of financial aid and to provide...

 Obituaries    January 20, 2015

Florence Elliott

Florence Elliott, 94 of Sidney, died Friday morning, Jan. 16, 2015 at Sidney Regional Medical Center, Extended Care. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Wed., Jan. 21, 2015 in the First United... Full story

 Community    January 20, 2015


2nd QUARTER A Honor Roll 94% or above in each class 7th Grade Ginny Herboldsheimer Mattie Johnson 8th Grade Michael Steele 9th Grade Payge Hoffman 10th Grade Emmalea Bush 11th Grade Coby Hicks Regyn Hicks 12th Grade Ryley Hicks Cooper Hicks 2nd...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 20, 2015

Wheat Belt scholarship applications due Feb. 12

Scholarship applications for the Wheat Belt, Basin Electric and Tri-State G & T are due Feb. 12. The application form is available at the school counselor’s office, Wheat Belt’s office or online at Return the completed... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 20, 2015

Regional West Cancer Services offer breast cancer survivorship program

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Like cardiac rehabilitation benefits a patient after a heart attack, many women need and want support and information following breast cancer treatment. Regional West Cancer Services will offer post-treatment survivorship...

 Community    January 20, 2015

Community Calendar 01-20-15

Ongoing Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. Great Topics and food. Call Leslie @ 250-1113 if questions. Tuesday, Jan. 20 The public is invited to the unveiling of the Preliminary... Full story

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    January 20, 2015

Storm girls roll in MAC opener

CHAPPELL – By being awarded a third seed in the 2015 MAC Tournament, the Creek Valley High girls' basketball team just may have the rest of the conference teams right where it wants them. Powered...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    January 20, 2015

MAC GIRLS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Warriors cruise, earn date with CV

The defending MAC champion No. 2 Leyton Lady Warriors took their first step towards a repeat with a 42-32 win over the No. 7 Banner County Wildcats in Dalton last night. The Warriors took an 11-3...

 Sports    January 20, 2015


GIRLS MAC Tournament Creek Valley 58, South Platte 34 South Platte 10 14 5 5 – 34 Creek Valley 24 10 14 10 – 58 SOUTH PLATTE (34) – Shelby Richards 9, Abbie Schneider 5, Kenzie Hixon 5, Audrey Dickmander 5, Shelby Hendon 4, Tiffany Hill 3, Zoe... Full story

 Sports    January 20, 2015


Girls’ Basketball Monday, Jan. 19 MAC Tournament – First round Potter Dix 57, Minatare 25 Bayard 70, Garden County 25 Creek Valley 58, South Platte 34 Leyton 42, Banner County 32 Thursday, Jan. 22 MAC Tournament – Semifinals At Sidney Middle... Full story