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Articles from the January 20, 2016 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    January 20, 2016

Creek Valley students lead effort for new playground equipment

LODGEPOLE – Students at Creek Valley Middle School in Lodgepole want new playground equipment, and they're willing to work for it. A committee of 60 students – the school has an enrollment of 84...

 By Larry Nelson    Community    January 20, 2016

Veteran's History Project: James R. Haddix

James R. Haddix Petty Officer 3rd Class United States Navy 1968-1972 EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from...

 Obituaries    January 20, 2016

Joan Olson

Joan Olson, 83 of Sidney, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. Born Joan Dorothy Hollen on Oct. 14, 1932, in South Gate, Calif., to Elizabeth Lucille Derbyshire and Guy W. Hollen. She was raised by... Full story

 Obituaries    January 20, 2016

Wilma P. Vencill

Wilma P. Vencill, 84 of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, at the E-Free Church in Kimball with Pastor Hod... Full story

 Community    January 20, 2016

Community Calendar 01-20-16

Thursday, Jan. 21 Cheyenne County Genealogical Society will meet at the Sidney Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. in the Virginia Smith Room. Visitors are always welcome. … Friday, Jan. 22 Peetz schools will hold the 4th through 8th... Full story

 By Edward Jones    Community    January 20, 2016

What expenses will you incur when investing?

You invest so that you can achieve a variety of goals, such as a secure retirement. It’s inevitable, though, that you will incur some costs when investing, ranging from payments to a financial professional to costs of educational materials. So...

 By Ryan Hermens    Sports    January 20, 2016

Leyton tops Banner County in MAC opener

DALTON – The Leyton High girls basketball team overcame a slow start in the first period of Tuesday's matchup with Banner County to handily win the game, 47-23. The Lady Warriors (7-4) played in fro...

 By John Verser    Sports    January 20, 2016

Hot start lifts Storm past Lady Eagles

CHAPPELL – Creek Valley took control early on in Tuesday's first-round tournament game against Garden County. The third-seeded Storm scored 17 points before the sixth-seeded Lady Eagles got their...

 By Staff Report    Sports    January 20, 2016

Lady Coyotes roll past Minatare, into semifinals

Top-seeded Potter-Dix rolled to a 52-8 win against Minatare on Tuesday night to advance to the semifinals of the Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament. The Lady Coyotes improved to 10-1 on the season with Tuesday’s win, while the Lady Indians...

 By Staff Report    Sports    January 20, 2016

Peetz boys, girls basketball teams fall to Sedgwick County

The Peetz boys and girls basketball teams each dropped a home game to Sedgwick County on Tuesday night. Boys basketball Sedgwick County 74, Peetz 42 Peetz fell behind early and went on to drop a 74-42 game on Tuesday to unbeaten Sedgwick County. The...

 Sports    January 20, 2016


BASKETBALL Thursday, Jan. 21 Potter-Dix vs. Minatare boys (at SMS) 3 p.m. Potter-Dix vs. Bayard girls (at SMS) 4:45 p.m. Creek Valley vs. Garden County boys (at SMS) 6:30 p.m. Leyton vs. Creek Valley girls (at SMS) 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22 Sidney at...

 By Ryan Hermens    Sports    January 20, 2016

Lady Warriors advance to MAC semifinals

Mariah Draper, left, of Leyton, drives past Banner County's Savannah Jordan on Tuesday evening in Dalton. The Lady Warriors won, 47-23. They will face Creek Valley on Thursday. See a game story on...