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Articles from the January 21, 2015 edition

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 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    January 21, 2015

Fairgrounds facelift?

It's been two years since the first discussion of a new and improved fairgrounds in Sidney, according to Connie Hancock, a UNL extension educator in Sidney. On Tuesday night at the Blue Rooster...

 
 By Larry Nelson    Community    January 21, 2015

Veteran's History Project - Kenneth W. Mueller

Kenneth W. Mueller Staff Sergeant U. S. Army World War II Editor's Note: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Potter, is...

 
 Community    January 21, 2015

Engagement: Nelson, Barent to marry

Ashley Nelson and Mitch Barent, together with their parents, are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage. Ashley is the daughter of Gary and Jean Nelson of Newman Grove, Neb. Her grandfather is... Full story

 
 Community    January 21, 2015

Community Calendar 01-21-15

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. Friday, Jan. 23 The Panhandle Partnership for Health and Human Services will... Full story

 
 By Josh Watchorn    Opinion    January 21, 2015

Letter to the Editor: New school is financially, morally right for Sidney

Dear Editor, Every New Year brings about ambitious goals, a feeling of accomplishment from the previous year and a general sense of excitement about the possibilities that lie ahead. The year 2015 is no exception. Our community is faced with an... Full story

 
 By Teri Hlava    Opinion    January 21, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Roadside aid was much appreciated on the holiday

Dear Editor, Early on Christmas morning and 20 miles west of Sidney, my car blew a fuel pump and quit running. Sidney people came to our aid in spite of the holiday and stormy weather. Thank you to several people at the rest area – Dave from... Full story

 
 By Edward Jones    Community    January 21, 2015

Kids in college? Fill out that FAFSA

We’ve just begun the new year, but the next academic year is still months away. Nonetheless, if you have a child who will be attending college in the fall, it’s not too soon to start thinking about what might be a vital component of paying for...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    January 21, 2015

Leyton pulls away against Storm

DALTON – For almost 11 minutes, it looked as though it would be a long, drawn-out struggle to see whether Leyton High or Creek Valley would advance to the semifinals of the 2015 Boys' MAC...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    January 21, 2015

Potter-Dix advances

The Potter-Dix Coytes boys’ basketball team advanced to the semifinal round of the MAC Tournament with a 53-39 win over the Garden County Eagles on Tuesday night in Oshkosh. The No. 5 Coyotes fought their way to a narrow 15-12 lead after the first... Full story

 
 By Donna Wiedeburg    Sports    January 21, 2015

Sidney High's Lane Harvey signs on the dotted line

Sidney High School senior Lane Harvey, a longtime middle infielder in the Sidney American Legion baseball program, signed his letter of intent on Tuesday to attend and play baseball at Indian Hills... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    January 21, 2015

Scottsbluff's Benson opts to sign with WNCC for baseball

Scottsbluff’s Ty Benson was one of the top running backs in Class B this past fall, leading the Bearcats to the state playoffs. So, when it came to finding a college, where does he end up? Well, Benson chose that other ball for college, signing...

 
 Sports    January 21, 2015

SCHEDULE/RESULTS

Girls’ Basketball Thursday, Jan. 22 MAC Tournament – Semifinals At Sidney Middle School Potter-Dix vs. Bayard, 3 p.m. Creek Valley vs. Leyton, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23 Sidney at Scottsbluff, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 Peetz at Weldon Valley, 2... Full story

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    January 21, 2015

Busy sports week on tap at Sidney schools

Sidney High School and Middle School will be the host to several big sports events this week. At the high school, Red Raiders wrestling action takes center stage at the Cabela’s Athletic Facility on Thursday. The meet will feature a dual between...

 
 By Donna Wiedeburg    Sports    January 21, 2015

Red Raider freshmen sweep Ogallala at home

The Sidney High School freshmen basketball teams both posted wins over Ogallala on Tuesday at the Cabela's Athletic Facility. The Lady Raiders won 41-28. At near right, Sidney's Natalie Radcliffe... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    January 21, 2015

Local kids advance in free-throw contest

Six girls and five boys will advance to the district competition of the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest after winning the local #1861 Council Contest. The local competition was held at Sidney Middle School last Sunday with a winner named at...