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Articles from the January 18, 2013 edition

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 By John Roark    Sports    January 18, 2013

MAC boys’ girls tournament roundups

Creek Valley High School girls basketball coach Bill Wilber knew full-well his team could stay with top-seeded Potter-Dix, it was the staying ahead which summoned the unknown. The staying ahead wasnâ€... Full story

 By John Roark    Sports    January 18, 2013

MAC boys’ girls tournament roundups

Rol Rushman’s recollections will have to carry far and wide to find a more productive timeout than the one he requested during Thursday afternoon’s MAC tournament semifinals. At the time, his...

 By John Roark    Sports    January 18, 2013

MAC boys’ girls tournament roundups

In their previous meeting, Minatare waited until the end to drop a game-winning 3-point shot on the Creek Valley Storm. Thursday evening at Sidney Middle School, Indians didn’t wait as long. Spiking...

 By John Roark    Sports    January 18, 2013

SHS grapplers second at Chase Co.

OGALLALA — Picking up four champions and placing seven entries in the top three, Sidney High School’s wrestling team finished a solid second in the team standing at Thursday’s make-up of the Chase County Invitational. “It was good to get...

 By John Roark    Sports    January 18, 2013

MAC boys’ girls tournament roundups

Leyton High School’s boys’ basketball team didn’t need much more incentive for its MAC semifinal against Cheyenne County rival Potter-Dix Thursday afternoon. That was achieved by merely walking...


Leyton fourth through eighth grade bee winners

Leyton’s annual fourth through eighth grade Spelling bee was Wednesday, Jan. 16. Taylor Borges won the event, and Abbe Draper was second. The remaining finalists will attend the Cheyenne County...


Haven and Virginia Smith scholarship announced

The Haven and Virginia Smith Scholarship applications are now available from Kathy Ford, guidance counselor at Creek Valley High School. This Scholarship is to be awarded to a student using the following guidelines: a. Applicant must be a graduating...


FAFSA completion day

Creek Valley Seniors and parents are invited to participate in the FAFSA Completion Day on Feb. 25, 2013, at Sidney High School Guidance Office. EducationQuest Foundation, a free non-profit organization, will help complete and file your Free...


Cheyenne County Family and Community Education council scholarship

The Cheyenne County Family and Community Education Council has established a one year $100 scholarship to be awarded to a student whose desire is to attain a college degree with a major in a Human Science related field (i.e. Food & Nutrition, Human...

 By Tina Mines    Opinion    January 18, 2013

It's Mines

The toughest thing to do is usually the best thing for a person. These are words I often refer to when I have a very hard decision to make, or am going through a tough time where it would be oh so easy to move backwards instead of forward. For exampl... Full story


A culture of life

The Supreme Court issued its controversial Roe v. Wade decision, which forced states to legalize abortion on January 22, 1973. Rather than ending the debate, the pro-life movement has continued and made some progress over the last 40 years. However,...


Nebraska governor unveils 2 tax reform proposals

LINCOL (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has unveiled two proposed tax reform measures that would eliminate or reduce state income taxes. The larger plan unveiled Friday would eliminate the state’s income tax on corporations and individuals,...


Miss Alliance/Miss Panhandle pageant set for this weekend

ALLIANCE – The annual Miss Alliance/Miss Panhandle Pageant is set for Saturday night in Alliance. The show will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Alliance High School Performing Arts Center. Entry is $8 at the door. There are twelve contestants vying for two...

 By Tina Mines    News    January 18, 2013

Job’s Daughters: Molding traditional values in today’s world

It is an organization rich in heritage and tradition with origins from right here in Nebraska. Omaha to be exact, the organization is Job’s Daughters, founded by Ethel T. Wead Mick in 1920. She esta...

 By John Roark    News    January 18, 2013

Slezak plea in abatement overruled; trucker will be arraigned on manslaughter, vehicular homicide charges

Cheyenne County District Judge Derek Weimer struck down a challenge by plea of abatement by the Chicago trucker charged in the Sept. 9 multi-vehicle accident which claimed four lives and an unborn bab...


City honored by state organization

The City of Sidney has been awarded the title of an Economic Development Certified Community for the second time by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development and the Nebraska Diplomats,...


Helping abused, neglected children

The Royal Family KIDS Western Nebraska branch is hosting an open house this Sunday to inform the public and potential volunteers about their opportunities to help children in the area who have only... Full story


Teens can enjoy many shared moments in book club

With the creation of a new Talks and Treats teen book club there is once again a reading program for every age at the Sidney Public Library, said Eileen Nightingale, the children’s youth service...


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